Scientists engineer a way to layer materials to boost efficiency without interrupting manufacturing processes.
Warfare exacerbates the impacts of drought to produce food insecurity crises that last long after the drought has passed, new research documents.
The first comprehensive analysis of what the sarsen stones are made of came about with new technology—and good old-fashioned luck.
The Minnesota Geological Survey has contributed to the dispossession of homelands from Indigenous Peoples. The agency is creating more just policies.
A new study shows that in the right places, heat pumps can help homeowners lower greenhouse gas emissions, save on heating and cooling costs, and promote public health.
Quickly switching to renewables will create 5 million more jobs by 2050 than sticking to fossil fuels will, according to projections.
Nontraditional sources of data could assist in charting the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, helping design appropriate policies and investments to improve the state of the environment.
A new study employs a method originally developed to help map stars and galaxies to describe how ancient tombs are clustered. The research helps archaeologists studying remote or inaccessible sites.
The frequencies of heat waves and heat-induced mortality have soared in India. Now government agencies and research organizations are developing city-specific action plans to mitigate heat impacts.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s first assessment report since 2013 describes two illustrative scenarios that keep warming below 2°C—and several others that go wildly offtrack.