Paleoclimate databases are powerful tools for improving climate models. The recent work of speleothem researchers offers lessons on creating a lasting database and fostering the needed mindset.
Policymakers need scientists. Here’s how one geoscientist contributed to a U.S. congressional report that’s already churning out legislation—and real action.
New research uses 5,000 years of geological data to understand how and when sea level rise will affect the livability of low-lying reef islands.
At his Senate confirmation hearing, Kelvin Droegemeier, Trump’s choice to head the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, discussed plans to tackle the nation’s scientific challenges.
Colin Waters of the Anthropocene Working Group, which has been exploring formal recognition of the Anthropocene as a unit in the geological time scale, discussed the group's recommendations at the IGC.
Drastic cuts within CSIRO will cut off Australia's critically important contributions to the global climate community
The climate agreement in Paris is an essential multilateral commitment to mitigating the effects of climate change, and the scientific community is key in supporting that commitment.
Climate change is a well-defined, global problem that nations are finally acknowledging.