When teacher Ashley Ferraro was in the girls’ bathroom at her Colorado high school, she noticed a message of despair scribbled on the wall. “Is life worth all the BS?” it said. Her first instinct was to erase it, the…
After 24 successful missions, shuttle launches seemed routine. That’s why those watching the launch of the space shuttle Challenger on January 28, 1986, started out excited, but soon were in a state of disbelief. Then NASA confirmed the worst.
Alê Roque wanders an untamed orchard in Rio de Janeiro, pushing aside leaves to point out what she helped plant last year. “This is cacao, developing well. … Look at this lime tree, it’s full. … Lots and lots of tomato. … That one’s acai,” she says. It seems there’s always more. “Ginger … avocado … pineapple … sweet potato.”
Ocean warming has led to more whales being entangled in fishing gear off the California coast, according to research published yesterday in Nature Communications.
To lower the price of solar energy, a team of U.S. researchers suggests in a new paper that manufacturers go thin.
Wildfire experts are offering Congress sharply contrasting views on the primary cause of California’s recent wildfires, as some blame climate change and others cite forest management.
Can a device given the somewhat baffling name of “PV peaker plant” begin to solve some of the nation’s most pressing climate-related energy problems?
It may be a good time to start stocking up on your favorite merlot or chardonnay — even the wine industry isn’t safe from climate change, research suggests. The effects of rising temperatures have already caused some noticeable shifts in the grape business, opening up new growing areas in some parts of the world and threatening others.