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.

Australia offers money to scientists to save the Great Barrier Reef

The clock is ticking.

What is climate, why it’s not weather, and why it matters

Everything you wanted to know about climate. No — really.

Global warming is causing the largest sea turtle populations to turn female

This is a huge problem for sea turtles.

Melting ice is causing the ocean to sink, worrying new study reports

Scientists have identified yet another unexpected consequence of climate change.

NASA finds first direct proof that Ozone hole is recovering following chemical ban

Sometimes, international collaboration can do wonders!

No, chocolate isn’t going extinct in 40 years — but we are set for a crisis

Things are bad, but they’re not this bad.

You can now play God with NASA’s new climate change simulator

You can make cool science.

French President at Climate Summit: We’re losing the battle

It’s a long and rocky road, which will require a lot action and a lot of effort, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

Fishing banned in the thawing Arctic for the next 16 years in historic pact

Sometimes, the world can work together for the common gold.

Scientists successfully transplant coral into the devastated Great Barrier Reef

This successful first trial might one day save the reef.

Every other summer expected to break heat records by 2030

By 2050, virtually every summer will be hotter than anything we’ve experienced to date.

“Ecological air conditioning” keeps species cool for now, but it won’t last

Bad news. Bad, bad news.

NASA records 20 years of changing seasons in new global map

The ebb of 20 years worth of seasons condensed in 2.5 minutes.

NASA captures close-up of one of largest iceberg in history to split off Antarctica

Pretty and disturbing at the same time.