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E.g., 08/19/2017
Jun 29, 2017
Feature Stories

Unmitigated climate change will make the United States poorer and more unequal, according to a study published June 29 in the journal Science. The poorest third of counties could sustain economic damage costing as much as 20 percent of their income if warming proceeds unabated.

May 18, 2017
Feature Stories

On a morning in March, Professor Michael Oppenheimer pointed to a photograph he took while flying over the North Pole.

May 3, 2017
Feature Stories

Scientists and policymakers use measurements like global warming potential to compare how varying greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide and methane, contribute to climate change.

Apr 28, 2017
Feature Stories

Severe air pollution has plagued China's industrial regions in recent decades, a situation that has received worldwide attention thanks to photos of Beijing and other smog-blanketed Chinese cities.

Jan 4, 2017
Feature Stories

The government of a low-lying island nation is considering the construction of a seawall to protect its capital and economic hub from the rising seas brought on by climate change. The length and expense of the project depends on how high the wall needs to be — 3 feet? Four?

Dec 19, 2016
Press Releases

Responding to the challenges of climate change depends both on scientific assessment as well as value judgments by citizens, academics and policymakers.

Sep 20, 2016
Q and A

Issues related to the environment and climate change will demand the new president's attention soon after he or she takes office Jan. 20 and throughout the next four years.

Sep 7, 2016
Feature Stories

After years of environmental destruction, China has spent billions of dollars on the world's largest reforestation program, converting a combined area nearly the size of New York and Pennsylvania back to forest.