Our chances for persisting in a vast universe may hinge on our willingness to think big, writes Caleb Scharf, Columbia University’s director of astrobiology, in a guest post.
Carbon capture and storage technologies are an essential tool for substantially reducing emissions of greenhouse gases to combat global warming.
Self-pity is a luxury we can’t afford right now. We need science to inform our actions in a fast-changing world, and we need to keep asking questions.
Atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel takes a look at what’s behind the California dam crisis that forced nearly 200,000 people to evacuate.
Securing the nation’s food supply is a major step toward making the U.S. and the world more resilient in the face of increasing uncertainty.
Many of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominations would work to undermine the very things they have been tasked to protect.
Earth’s climate is changing very rapidly, with severe impacts looming on the horizon, yet we continue to stand around instead of finding and implementing solutions to the challenges posed by global warming.
The heavy rains and flooding in Louisiana have been devastating. Can we attribute the severity of it to climate change? How you measure that depends on the questions you ask.
In a recently published study, scientists demonstrated that two years after injecting CO2 underground at a pilot test site in Iceland, almost all of it has been converted into minerals.