The number of ocean heatwaves has risen more than 50% since 1925, threatening to collapse marine ecosystems

These are not the waves we’re looking for.

97% consensus on climate change? More like 99.94%, study finds

The science is pretty much settled on this one.

The unique types of ecosystems in the world

We have an amazing amount of diversity on Earth!

A hundred years later, Captain Scott’s Discovery expedition can offer important climate change insights

Century-old samples might teach us something new about climate change.

Bats are migrating earlier due to climate change, and this could spell trouble for our crops

Bats provide more than $22 billion of indirect value to farmers by controlling pests. When bats fall, so does our food.

Glacier melting is beyond the point of no return — at least for this century

We’re beyond a tipping point, but not all is lost yet.

The Arctic’s convection engine is grinding to a halt, flooded by meltwater

Melting Arctic ice is already leaving its mark on the oceans.

Climate change is link between record-low Arctic ice cover, freak weather in Europe and the US

The Arctic’s getting really hot.

Large, previously unknown penguin colony discovered through satellite

How were they able to hide for so long?

Beech trees are booming in northeastern United States due to climate change, and this is a problem

Beech trees’ range has expanded dramatically, suffocating birch of maple trees.

Plants’ climate-compensation systems will be overwhelmed by climate change

Climate change could cause an ecological break-down.

There are vast quantities of mercury in the permafrost. With global warming, it’s now seeping away

Another problem caused by climate change.

Huge Antarctic iceberg exposes mysterious marine ecosystem hidden beneath the ice for 120,000 years

One of the biggest icebergs in the world has now exposed a potentially alien-like ecosystem.

Sea level rise is accelerating, could lead to twice as much sea level rise by 2100 than previously expected

Sea levels aren’t only rising, they’re doing so at an accelerating rate.

Beetles have shrunk 20% in the past century, likely due to climate change

This study is the first evidence of this phenomenon in nature.

Book review: ‘The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire’

Every empire has an apex, it also has a breaking point from which it spirals-down into insignificance. 

Last year was the warmest humanity ever recorded without El Niño, NASA warns

2016 inches above it but only because of El Niño.

There’s no going back if we start geoengineering the planet, not if we care about wildlife

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Geoengineering is not for the faint of heart.

Big data might be the missing puzzle piece in understanding climate change

This has the opportunity to foster a newer, simpler, and systematic approach to studying climate.

Maple syrup might become a thing of the past because of climate change

The delicate maple trees might not survive the warming temperatures forecasted for the end of the century.