El Niño may be coming, and if it does, there are few places on Earth to run and hide from its effects.
The boundary between the Eocene and Oligocene periods marks the point where Earth reverted from hot tropical conditions to a cooler glaciated planet.
Researchers are not disputing the theoretical possibility of obtaining the Paris Agreement goals. They only point out that it is not practically plausible.
The significant volume of methane patiently waiting for release from ocean bottom clathrates should give us pause for thought if global ocean temperatures continue to rise.
Years ago, I had the unique experience of standing with my right foot in Europe and my left foot in North America in one of the few places on Earth where such a feat is possible.
Shifting weather patterns will force changes in how we all live our lives. Life for individuals and society at large will be altered by the Anthropocene world we all helped to create.
The Greenland ice sheet is caught in an Anthropocene heat trap, allowing it to melt from both above and below at unprecedented rates. Some researchers believe we are at the point of no return.
Historically, natural cycles drove the occurrence of megadroughts in the American West. But human influences are also at work.
The Purcell Lobe was notable because it blocked off the Clark Fork River, creating a massive ice dam over 2000 feet tall. The dam caused water to back up in western Montana, forming Lake Missoula
The problem of over pumping and land subsidence is global, driven by various combinations of ignorance and greed.