A group of Harvard scientists plans to tackle climate change through geoengineering by blocking out the sun. The concept of artificially reflecting sunlight has been around for decades, yet this [...]
One of the biggest hurdles to widespread adoption of renewables is energy storage. Where do you store energy when the sun's not shining, the wind's not blowing, etc.?
Scientists studying Antarctic's Ross Ice Shelf found that the ice emits a strange sound as the ice begins to melt. The team of scientists stumbled on this finding, never having heard the weird [...]
Nothing summarizes the current state of the world's fires much like NASA's snapshot of Earth's aerosols. With every breath you take you inhale millions of particulates found in the air, called [...]
The next big California earthquake has concerned scientists and California residents for decades. Now, recent research points to the regular occurrence of "slow earthquakes" as increasing the [...]
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano claimed its latest victim, the picturesque Kapoho Bay as it filled the bay with molten lava flows. Overnight, hundreds of homes were destroyed as rivers of lava poured [...]
Like A Virgin By Madonna was top in the music charts last time Earth had a colder than average month. Last April marked 400 consecutive months where our planet's temperature was hotter than [...]
Compare Earth to Mars and you'll notice several striking differences, from the presence of an oxygen-rich atmosphere and flourishing life on Earth to barren red rocks on Mars.
The Department of Energy (DOE) has just released their state of the art model built to predict how climate change and weather will impact energy systems here in the United States.
The world's largest coral reef system, visible even from outer space, has lost half of its coral in the past two years. The Great Barrier Reef, once a colorful and visible display of biodiversity [...]