Why Climate Change Has Darwin Down for the Count


Birds, reptiles, amphibians, and many other animals may not be able to adapt to rising temperatures.

The Southwest’s Forests May Never Recover from Megafires


“Abnormal” fire risks have become the new normal.

Are Fungus-Farming Ants the Key to Better Biofuel?


Secrets from their underground fungus fields could help fight climate change.

The Arctic Ice “Death Spiral”


Despite what deniers claim, the volume of ice is going down, down, down.

The Most Controversial Chart in History, Explained


Climate deniers threw all their might at disproving the famous “hockey stick” climate change graph. Here’s why they failed.


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