About 11 percent of the Earth’s surface is perpetually frozen, though that will surely change as global warming continues.
Heat domes are masses of hot air trapped within the atmosphere by high pressure. And they're becoming more common, thanks to climate change.
If you’re in the red on AirNow’s air quality map, you should stay inside.
Canadian wildfires have caused air quality alerts to go into effect across the U.S. Here’s how to stay safe.
California once hit -45°F degrees.
Climate fiction (cli-fi) movies run the gamut from deliciously cheesy to heartbreaking. But are these films actually offering a glimpse of our future?
The 1973 science fiction film was eerily prescient in predicting climate change, product shortages, and people-flavored meal replacements.
Few volcanoes had had such a dramatic and devastating impact on the world as Indonesia's Mount Tambora.
Is it really not the heat, but the humidity? With temperatures spiking around the world, it's a good time to answer some questions about the heat index.
Even in the dead heat of summer, stoic Seattle residents beg off on AC. Here's why.
Set in a fictionalized future, these cli-fi novels explore how climate change is poised to forever impact our civilization.
The Svalbard Global Seed Bank in Norway contains 1.1 million seed samples from roughly 6000 plant species, and it just received a new batch of deposits.
In Adam McKay's end-of-the-world satire 'Don't Look Up,' two scientists (Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence) attempt to warn the world that a giant comet is hurtling toward Earth at an alarming speed ... but nobody's listening.
Apple screen repair could be easy for tech-savvy DIYers to figure out. Now, thanks to Apple's new Self-Service Repair Program, they’ll finally get the chance.
Climate change has hit Christmas tree farms hard. Thanks to supply chain issues, artificial tree vendors haven’t fared much better.
On October 8, 1871, Chicago was transformed into a hellish inferno by the Great Chicago Fire. By the time a sudden rain helped extinguish the flames, 300 people were dead, and 100,000 more were homeless. And no: It was not because of Mrs. O'Leary's cow.
From Hilo, Hawaii to Londonderry, Northern Ireland, these are the rainiest cities in every country around the world.
If you want to behold some of the world's most majestic glaciers on six continents, you better act fast.
Planting trees means more shade, and white roofs emit less heat. Here’s how Australia’s Wilton area is fostering eco-friendly growth.
The next time somebody points out a UFO-shaped cloud, you can whip out the word ‘lenticular.’ They’ll love it.
The brutal Pacific Northwest heatwave of summer 2021 has left Canada's beaches filled with cooked and rotting shellfish.
A mosquito bite eventually goes away. The image of a mosquito tornado, meanwhile, will live in your brain forever.