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When glaciers stop growing, they 'die,' but scientists recently discovered a glacier in Iceland where dead ice has risen again.
Ocean acidification could be the ultimate weight-loss plan for fish. And that’s not a good thing.
After an abnormally calm September, storms Gonzalo, Fay, and Ana are bringing hurricane season back with a bang.
A new scientific model tracks trash from sea to shining sea.
Who's to blame for the modern antibiotics crisis? It started with the same guys who invented Spam.
A new government report adds four more industrial chemicals to a growing number of carcinogens.
LEDs could help slow global warming and educate the developing world. Now that's worth a Nobel Prize.
INVASIVES WEEK: We’ll never be able to eradicate our most damaging invasive species. But by invading them right back, we might be able to fight them to a draw.
New research shows the oceans are warming faster than we thought. Surf and turf alike will feel the heat.
Without KXL, tar sands are a bad investment. By fighting the pipeline, activists have disrupted the industry’s bottom line.
A series of new reports studies global warming's role in extreme weather.
Chevron polluted the Ecuadorian rainforest, but a lawyer—in his efforts to hold the oil company accountable—also got his hands dirty, a new book says.
Turns out that ‘literally lying’ about climate change can backfire for even the most business-friendly of lobbying groups.
The Obama administration is making the financial case for combating global warming. Here’s a primer.
What's that collection of numbers and letters all about? Get to know the next big, bad pesticide in conventional agriculture.
The former New York City mayor, now a U.N. special envoy, talks about the vital role our cities play in the climate fight with one of the nation's foremost environmental journalists.