Climate

  1. Science & Society

    Climate misinformation may be thriving on YouTube

    An analysis of 200 climate-related videos on YouTube shows that a majority challenge widely the accepted science about climate change and climate engineering.

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  2. Climate

    Catch up with Climate Change Chronicles

    Science News for Students spent a year documenting climate change around the globe. Here’s a roundup of the main stories from the series.

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  3. Climate

    Record heat is burning the Arctic and melting Greenland’s ice

    High temperatures are melting Greenland’s ice. They’re also fueling Arctic wildfires that are pumping record amounts of carbon dioxide into the air.

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  4. Climate

    Today’s global warming is unlike the last 2,000 years of climate shifts

    Temperatures at the end of the 20th century were hotter almost everywhere on the planet than in the previous two millennia. And it’s only gotten hotter.

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  5. Climate

    Slow hurricanes, like Dorian, become dangerous and hard to predict

    The warming seas associated with climate change may be fueling powerful but sluggish hurricanes, the type that 2019’s Dorian exemplifies. A climate scientist explains why.

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  6. Health & Medicine

    Climate change may be aiding a deadly fungus in infecting humans

    A deadly fungus infecting humans around the world may have been worsened by climate change.

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  7. Animals

    Mystery disease is killing Caribbean corals

    Scientists are racing to pin down a new coral disease that’s “annihilating” whole species from Caribbean reefs.

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  8. Climate

    Explainer: Why some clouds glow in the dark

    A surprise space rock lit up the night sky over California — and left behind a rare type of cloud. Such glowing beauties may become more common with climate change.

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  9. Climate

    Night-glowing clouds crept south this summer

    Clouds typical of polar skies have been showing up over the lower United States. Scientists want to know why.

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    Climate change made 2019 European heat wave worse

    An intense heat spell gripped much of Europe in June. A network of climate scientists now reports finding that global warming made the event much more likely.

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  11. Climate

    Explainer: What is attribution science?

    A relatively new, developing field of science investigates possible links between climate change and extreme weather events.

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  12. Climate

    Scientists Say: Eyewall

    The calm center of a hurricane or other tropical cyclone is called the eye. But the worst winds and rain are around it, in the eyewall.

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