Herculean task ahead to shield New York from rising waters

New York is bracing for the rising sea levels that climate change will bring, and preparations…

'Millions' protest in youth-led global climate strike

Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist…

Hurricane Lorena threatens Mexico's Los Cabos resort

Hurricane Lorena regained strength Friday as it closed in on Mexico’s Baja California peninsula and the…

Daily rainfall over Sumatra linked to larger atmospheric phenomenon

Around the globe, communities are concerned with rain and storms. An area known as the “Maritime…

Study: Many Tennesseans are misinformed about tornado protection

More people die during tornadoes in the Southeast than anywhere else in the United States. And…

Lab develops novel approach to study sound recognition in acoustically orienting animals

If you wander outside on these late summer nights, you might hear the din of calling…

Climate change study finds that maple syrup season may come earlier

Once winter nights dip below freezing and the days warm up above freezing sap begins to…

NASA catches Tropical Storm Tapah by the tail

Tropical Storm Tapah has a huge “tail” on NASA satellite imagery. NASA’s Terra satellite captured an…

Water may be scarce for new power plants in Asia

Climate change and over-tapped waterways could leave developing parts of Asia without enough water to cool…

NASA finds a tiny tropical storm Kiko

NASA’s Terra satellite is one in a fleet of NASA satellites that provide data for research.…