There's growing interest in making the US food system more resilient and flexible, but soil – the origin of nearly everything we eat – is often left out of the picture.
Restoring former prairies that have been plowed under for farming delivers land, wildlife and climate benefits. But a new study finds that the weather plays a surprising role.
Until now, the interaction of temperature and air pollution and its contribution to these diseases hasn't been studied conclusively in South Africa - or anywhere on the African continent.
Older records can tell us a lot about Australia's pre-industrial climate, before the large-scale burning of fossil fuels tainted global temperature records.
Universities can only credibly claim to be preparing young people for their futures if they take into account the kind of world they are helping to bring about.
Massive cyclone that hit India and Bangladesh could have been so much worse.
Poverty and inequality affect the likelihood of your home overheating during heatwaves.
New research on the Late Devonian extinction suggests the ozone layer could be naturally depleted as the temperature rises.
Thousands of dams across the US are aging and overdue for maintenance. Taking them down can revive rivers, restore fish runs and create new opportunities for tourism and outdoor activities.
We calculated what would happen if petrol cars were replaced overnight with Teslas and Nissan Leafs.
How Zambian farmers won the right to pursue claims in UK courts – and why UK polluters should be worried
A long-awaited NZ$700 million package to clean up New Zealand's rivers and lakes has disappointed some of the government's expert advisers – especially a delay on setting clear pollution limits.
How sea water circulation underneath Antarctic ice shelves is a vital missing link in climate change projections.
Net zero energy buildings produce at least as much energy as they use. Designing whole net zero campuses and communities takes the energy and climate benefits to a higher level.
Extreme weather events prompt people to move, a trend that could accelerate in a warming climate. But the ability to migrate internally in the US depends largely on economic status.
New research suggests investors expect cities will have to prioritize funding for efforts to combat and adapt to climate change in the future.
When two or more epidemics co-exist and compound one another to worsen health, they are said to be syndemic. COVID-19 is feeding on other crises and diseases.
Massive study looked at more than half a million trees in 813 forests across the tropics.
The long-awaited paper sets a positive tone. But it's not clear if the government grasps the sheer scale or urgency of the emissions reduction task.
Reef fish vanish during marine heatwaves, but may bounce back quickly on reefs that have few other environmental stressors.