A new study found that a reduction in meat consumption may not help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, it could actually increase greenhouse gas emissions.
Researchers found that global mercury emissions from man made sources has declined by 30 percent in 20 years (1990-2010).
Researchers found that human made climate change may be hindering the start of the next ice age.
Researchers found that northern lakes are releasing massive and increasing amounts of methane.
Bacteria in the oceans function as the waste water treatment plants of the ocean.
Researchers are shedding light on a potential "human" epoch, which could result in major impacts on the Earth's atmosphere along with massive extinctions in a few million years.
Most people know that there are growth rings on trees, but did you know that there are also growth rings on rocks? Scientists have found a new way to tease out signals about Earth's climatic past from soil deposits on gravel and pebbles.
In a recent study, scientists found that the current pace of environmental changes is the most unusual in the Earth's history, compared to 120 million years ago.
In a recent study researchers found that giant icebergs play a major role in removing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere.
The timing and duration of historical climate changes have been debated by scientists for years. Ice core records, though, can offer a way for scientists to study glacial-interglacial cycles
In a new study, researchers are shedding light on permafrost changes in northern Alaska.