The melting of polar ice masses is a prominent topic in the news lately, but it’s difficult to imagine what the process would look like. In Austin, Texas, a recent photography exhibit aimed to make the concept of climate change…
By Jeffrey Brown
Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson joined a rally by the Extinction Rebellion protesters in central London on Friday.
By Associated Press
Antarctica was the last of the seven continents to be discovered, and it wasn’t until the late 1950s that commercial tourism began there. But now, Antarctica has become a popular travel destination, amid growing concerns about the effect that increasing…
By William Brangham, Emily Carpeaux, Mike Fritz
In the African Sahel, located between the Sahara Desert and the equator, the climate has long been inhospitable. But now rising temperatures have caused prolonged drought and unpredictable weather patterns, exacerbating food shortages, prompting migration and contributing to instability in…
By Mike Cerre
By William Brangham, Mike Fritz, Emily Carpeaux
The frozen continent of Antarctica contains the vast majority of all freshwater on Earth. Now that ice is melting at an accelerating rate, in part because of climate change. What does this transformation mean for coastal communities across the globe?…
Even if the Great Barrier Reef is someday covered in coral once again, its architecture and structure won’t be the same, according to a new study.
By Nsikan Akpan
After a deadly storm struck Alabama and Georgia, here's what scientists know -- and don't know -- about climate change and tornadoes in the U.S.
The PBS NewsHour spoke with energy and climate advocates about how they want Trump and the union to approach these issues in 2019 and beyond.
By Nsikan Akpan
Here’s why global warming can make the winter more severe, and politics more divisive.
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