Paleontologist Kirk Johnson explores the dynamic history—and future—of ice at the poles.
Scientists look to geoengineering to pull carbon from the atmosphere and cool the planet.
Explore the factors that have driven a change in fire policy—from an all-out effort to eliminate fires in forests to the strategic use of fire to meet land-management objectives and reduce long-term wildfire risk—in this video from NOVA: Inside the Megafire.
Explore the chemistry and physics phenomena that contribute to intensifying large wildfires, like the one that devastated the California town of Paradise in 2018, in this video from NOVA: Inside the Megafire.
On August 10, a weather complex known as a “derecho” sent intense winds and thunderstorms over a 700-mile stretch from Nebraska to Indiana. Now, Iowa works to recover from its damage.
The network tops the list with 48 nominations.
Episode 1: Antarctica: It’s the home of penguins, seals, and a weird, rusty-looking glacial waterfall called Blood Falls. It’s the most remote natural laboratory on Earth—which means getting there is no easy feat.
For many, the concept of “adapting” to climate change feels like admitting defeat.
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