climate change

An Arctic Elegy

What happens when the Bering Sea loses its ice?

To save the reefs, save the trees and the soil they grow in

Soil from the surface can smother reefs. A new study creates a map of corals most susceptible to runoff from land

Serendipitous data reveals a previously unknown ecosystem under Arctic ice

Fish gas bladders interfere with sonar, and we can use that interference to study Arctic fish stocks

White pine blister rust's habitat range is changing with the climate

New study in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks demonstrates the complexity of changing plant-pathogen interactions

Space futurism is stupid

There is no reason to think that billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk know what's best for humanity

The wealthy are hoarding livable homes as climate change makes land uninhabitable

How climate change floods, boils, and leaves gentrification in its wake

Extinction risks in a rapidly warming planet depend on previous slow temperature swings

Considering "climate memory" changes the risk calculation as much as an organism's geographic range or abundance

a field of pale green sagebrush in front of a mountain range at sunset

Tom Koerner/USFWS Mountain-Prairieon Flickr (Public Domain)

The American West's sagebrush sea is rapidly vanishing

Once considered a rangeland weed, this plant is the cornerstone of America’s desert ecosystems

A version of this article originally appeared on Earther

Why schools should be the center of a Green New Deal

Underfunded schools have left students to boil in the heat or drink lead-tainted fountain water. The GND should help

Ocean heatwaves like "The Blob" cause lasting damage to marine ecosystems

Recent research details The Blob's effects on the Alaska pollock fishery

What’s happening in Texas is climate nihilism

The disastrous blackouts are the government admitting they don't care if some people die

Elon Musk's climate change prize is empty and worthless

Those who control vast sums of money could easily fund real changes and simply choose not to

In Miami, environmental injustice and the ocean tides rise alongside luxury housing

The city's economic divide leaves everyone but the rich vulnerable to climate change, a scene that will play out around the world in the coming decades

This is how climate change is reshaping the entire planet

The ocean is acidifying, Western Europe will chill, crops will fail, and that's just the start

Are invasive insects better equipped for climate change than native species?

Separately, climate change and invasive species are two huge threats to biodiversity worldwide. What happens when they combine?

Most people don't really understand how climate change works

How climate works, how it's being altered, and what the future can hold