Climate

New findings suggest the famous geyser went dormant during a period of severe droughts -- a condition that could recur in a warming world.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Unusually hot zones in the ocean will last longer and occur more often in the coming century.
Christian Fogerty, Contributor
Adding seaweed to cows’ diets could help reduce methane production and help curb climate change.
Karin Heineman, Executive Producer
A month’s worth of cool science stories, summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
Early-stage research points to bioengineering as a promising way to buy time for arid ecosystems.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Climate scientists propose new explanation for the rapid changes to the ocean carbon sink in the 1990s.
Christian Fogerty, Contributor
A month’s worth of cool science stories, summed up
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
Bacteria help drive Earth's chemical cycles and climate. Viruses drive the bacteria.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
International efforts, including the Paris agreement, may not be able to solve the climate change crisis on their own.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Study suggests that if climate change continues unabated, there soon won’t be enough snow in northern Alaska for polar bears to dig birthing dens.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
Climate change may cause trees to live faster and die younger, releasing their carbon into the atmosphere.
Gabriel Popkin, Contributor