US military bases in Florida and Arizona could experience heat indexes greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit for four months each year in coming decades if carbon emissions are not reduced, a November 11 study by the advocacy nonprofit Union of Concerned Scientists warns.
Hundreds of local residents across the US state of Missouri were given front row tickets to a meteor show late Monday after a flaming rock streaked across the nighttime sky.
New Delhi (Sputnik): As large as they are, the largest living land mammal species in the world – elephants - are known to have an emotional side to their otherwise intimidating personalities.
Video footage of an American Airlines plane sliding off the runway Monday while landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport has gone viral as razor-sharp cold plagues the eastern two-thirds of the US.
In a new study, researchers found that melting Arctic sea ice is linked to the introduction of the highly contagious phocine distemper virus (PDV) to the Northern Pacific Ocean, thereby suggesting that climate change can impact animal health in unforeseen ways.
Ireland will impose a “latte levy” on disposable coffee cups by 2021 to lessen the environmental impact of single-use plastics, the country’s Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton announced Wednesday.
Grotesque oval ice formations created by a rare coincidence of factors on Hailuoto island in northern Finland have wowed netizens.
A new study published Monday offered a sobering revelation on climate change: even if all the countries that are part of the Paris Agreement hit their 2030 emissions targets, sea levels could still rise by about 3 feet.
Thousands of scientists from around the world have joined together to issue a global announcement saying that while the Earth is facing an urgent climate crisis, it could be alleviated if fewer people planned to procreate.
At least 7,500 people were ordered to evacuate Thursday in the Los Angeles, California, area Thursday after a new blaze, the Maria Fire, broke out and spread across more than 8,000 acres.
The show, slated for early next month, will culminate when the remaining two human challengers come face-to-face with a bear weighing about 1,400 pounds (635 kilograms).
TC Energy, formerly known as TransCanada, is searching for answers and has been faced with extensive cleanup efforts after the Keystone pipeline system “released” 400,000 gallons of crude oil into North Dakota wetlands Tuesday night.
A new study published in the scientific journal Nature Geoscience suggests that, in the past, increases in Antarctic sea ice in colder climates may have contributed to ice ages.
Two British tourists were injured in a shark attack Tuesday in Australia’s Whitsunday Islands, which lie between the northeast coast of Queensland, Australia, and the Great Barrier Reef.
At the tender age of 16, “Climate Greta” has already earned an impressive array of international awards and accolades. At one point she was even compared to Biblical prophets by the Archbishop of Sweden.
There are no reports about any victims, or damage caused by the earthquake. No tsunami alert has been declared.
A massive white shark was located on Saturday in the Florida Keys by Ocearch, an organization that helps scientists collect oceanographic data.
A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlights the potential for offshore wind power, predicting it could hit $1 trillion of investment by 2040. However, even as the US lurches toward wind power, official opposition from the Trump administration, which has made saving fossil fuels a centerpiece of energy policy, persists.
The US Navy is facing increasing pressure to either fix or abandon its leaky, enormous underground fuel tanks on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, which place the island’s drinking water in danger. However, the tanks are surrounded by solid rock, limiting possible solutions.
More than 500 firefighters are trying to contain the fast-moving Kincade Fire in Northern California’s Sonoma County that has spread across 10,000 acres and forced the evacuation of at least 2,000 residents.