A new study surveys 90 sea level rise experts, who say sea level rise this century will exceed IPCC projections It looks like past IPCC predictions of sea level rise were too conservative; things are worse than we thought.
A research expedition to the Arctic, as part of the Catlin Arctic Survey, has revealed that tiny crustaceans, known as copepods, that live just beneath the ocean surface are likely to battle for survival if ocean acidity continues to rise.
euphroThe Arctic Ocean: It’s leakier than it looks. We learned last week that Al Gore has become a vegan, and speculated that it might be because methane emissions from livestock are a surprisingly large driver of climate change.
A controversial study suggesting that rats fed genetically modified corn were more likely to develop cancer has been retracted by the scientific journal that first published it. The study had been cited by opponents of genetically ...
A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that the whooping cough vaccines that have been in use since the 1990s — and not kids whose parents refuse the whooping cough vaccine — are actually behind the surge in...
Hongjiannao Lake has been disappearing since the 1970s but has now shrunk by almost one-third since 2009 The rate at which China's largest desert freshwater lake is shrinking has accelerated dramatically in the past four years, figures show.
Sporting a white coat and tagged with impressive credentials, Dr. Ronald Kleinman carries an aura of authority on camera as he says, "There are no cancer risks associated with agriculture produced through biotech.
The Western and Central Pacific is the world’s largest tuna fishery, with millions of people depending on it for food and their livelihoods. It is also an economic lifeline for many of our region’s small island states.
Eight Greenpeace activists were taken into custody Tuesday after an elaborate protest at a Geneva energy conference, including polar bears wading in oil-soaked snow and oil-spill cocktails served to conference participants.
Top 10 foods, additives and preservatives that are banned in many countries except US inclduing Olestra, Olean, Brominated vegetable Oil (BVO), Potassium Bromate, BHA/BHTA, zodicarbonamide, Artificial food coloring, synthetic food dyes, rBGH hormones,...