In Los Angeles, replacing lawns with native plants that need less water could lead to hotter days and cooler nights.
About two thirds of the gas produced by a study area near Barrow, Alaska, came from increasingly abundant greenery covering only 5% of the landscape, researchers estimate.
East Coast species will face the most difficulty finding routes to cooler homes as climate change forces migration.
Scientists create a more realistic representation of plant nitrogen uptake and usage to improve global climate simulations.
New research provides evidence that plants that flower earlier in the year because of climate warming experience more frost damage and have less reproductive success.
Australia is a continent of extremes, and researchers find that some ecosystems are better equipped than others to deal with the country's characteristic extreme climatic variation.
Scientists track the flow of trace gases through wetland root systems to understand the role of plants in biogenic gas fluxes.
Vines called lianas, which store less carbon than trees, are winning the competition for sunlight and water.
Remote estimation of fluorescence emitted by plants can indicate variations in photosynthesis performance.
By changing the flow of the river, aquatic plants affect the distribution of nutrients on the riverbed.