A dynamic in Earth's climate system called the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation has been in a cool phase, but new research suggests it may shift into a warm phase, which could provide a boost to global temperature rise.
Conservationists are gathering in Washington DC to reflect on successful efforts at protecting species and habitats around the world.
Changes in the atmosphere brought about by global warming could increase levels of light turbulence by 59 percent and severe turbulence by 149 percent.
Phytoplankton blooms, brought about in part by climate change, run the risk of disrupting the Arctic's food web
Nutrient runoff in temperate waters is widely understood to cause dead zones, but researcher are turning their focus to tropical waters where the phenomenon is less understood.
The lentil-sized pellets, which are highly toxic to wildlife, have swarmed nearly three quarters of Britain's coastline, with more than 100,000 of them washing up on one messy stretch.
Large-scale geoengineering interventions could cool the planet, yet the environmental costs are unclear.
A newly developed formula shows how much the planet has warmed due to human activity vs. natural forces.
Drier, warmer conditions and more people living in high-risk areas suggest a future with more disastrous fire events.
The world's cities generate 75 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, but there's growing momentum to make them the focus of climate action by making emissions data available for all.