A persistent drying trend, not plunging temperatures, may have played a role in the unexplained disappearance of Norse settlers from Greenland, according to researchers.
Shrinking snowpack, thawing permafrost, and shifting precipitation patterns have widespread consequences. Can new technologies—and public policies—help communities adapt?
In 6th century Italy, saints were said to perform an unusual number of water miracles. Paleoclimatological data from a stalagmite may reveal why.
As disadvantaged communities suffer disproportionately from natural hazards, scientists, policymakers, and emergency managers explore why policies are failing—and what can be done about it.
A new study indicates that underrepresented students in science-related fields are innovating at high rates—but not reaping commensurate rewards.
Entrepreneurs are addressing global challenges with science-based—and financially sustainable—solutions.
As the geologist’s beloved guidebook gets a digital makeover, his personal contributions to the field shed light on who he was as a scientist.
As AGU celebrates 100 years, its Thriving Earth Exchange is setting a foundation for the future, partnering with community leaders to bring scientific solutions to pressing local issues.
One hundred fifty years ago, the explorer and scientist argued that the West needed smart development. Now the fast-growing region is playing catch-up.