By combining demography data with permafrost maps, researchers provide a first count of the population on permafrost and predict its imminent decline.
Behind Uganda’s lavish beauty, climate change has taken its toll: Death, destroyed properties, and displaced communities increase as above-normal rainfall floods the country.
Critics say companies are failing to develop adequate emergency procedures to protect construction workers on hydropower plants in the Himalayas.
Many climate adaptation interventions focus excessively on the effects of climate change and less on examinations of what drives vulnerability.
Affluent white people are more likely to live in fire-prone areas, but race and socioeconomic vulnerability can put minority communities at greater risk, a new study finds.
Untreated sewage could affect 5 times more people than direct flooding, a new study shows.
The deep seafloor could provide humans with supplies of valuable metals, but opinion is divided as to whether sustainable exploitation is possible and worth the ecological and economic risk.
Workshop to celebrate 2015–2024 International Decade of Soil; Boulder, Colorado, 14–16 March, 2016
Real-time research informs real-time decision-making for addressing the California drought.
A new U.S. National Plan for Civil Earth Observations focuses on user needs and defines a framework for constructing a balanced portfolio of Earth observing systems, White House officials said.