A Russian space official on Friday blamed a software problem on a newly docked science lab for briefly knocking the International Space Station out of position.
An international team of scientists calculated that climate change increased chances of the extreme heat occurring by at least 150 times — but likely much more.
Diminishing size is a threat to the species’ survival because the whales aren’t having as many offspring. They aren’t big enough to nurse their young or even get pregnant, the study’s authors said.
Eric Lander, President Biden’s science adviser, paints a rosy near-future where a renewed emphasis on science changes how we fight disease, curb climate change and explore space.
During Sandy - a late fall freak combination of a hurricane and other storms that struck New York and surrounding areas - the seas were almost 4 inches higher because of human-caused climate change, according to a study in Tuesday’s journal Nature Communications.
Alaska’s melt rates are “among the highest on the planet,” with the Columbia Glacier retreating about 115 feet a year.
World leaders shared tales of climate-friendly breakthroughs — and feverish quests for more — to close President Biden’s virtual global climate summit on Friday.
It’s a first-of-its-kind number, but just an estimate with a margin of error that is the size of a T. rex.
The president is seeking to revive a U.S.-convened forum of the world’s major economies on climate that George W. Bush and Barack Obama both used and Donald Trump let languish.
The U.N.’s climate chief is telling nations to go back and try harder.
Climate change, insecticides, herbicides, light pollution, invasive species and changes in agriculture and land use are causing Earth to lose probably 1% to 2% of its insects each year, scientists say.
FEMA’s index scores how often disasters strike, how many people and how much property are in harm’s way, how vulnerable the population is socially and how well the area is able to bounce back.
Astronomers say there could be other sources for these fast radio bursts, but they are now sure about one guilty party: weird types of stars called magnetars.
The September record was driven by high heat in Europe, Northern Asia, Russia and much of the Southern Hemisphere, said NOAA.
The prize celebrates what the Nobel Committee called “one of the most exotic objects in the universe” and ones that “still pose many questions that beg for answers and motivate future research.”