The World’s Largest Tropical Wetland Is on Fire
The Pantanal in Brazil is a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its unique biodiversity. Now, it's burning.
Siberia’s Heat Wave Triggered an Arctic Sea Ice Melt
A heat wave brought tropical temperatures and fires to Arctic Siberia last month. Now, it’s causing sea ice to crater.
Scientists Are Stuck on an Ice-Locked Ship in the Arctic Due to Coronavirus
Organizers of the MOSAiC expedition are determining the best way to bring a relief crew to the ship without spreading the virus, which could leave roughly 100 scientists and crew on board for an extra six weeks.
A Complex Systems Theorist Explains How We Can Stop Coronavirus
“Exponential growth can be turned into exponential decline if we choose to act.”
The Great Barrier Reef Is Heading for a Mass Bleaching of Unprecedented Scale
Forecasts for the largest living structure on Earth have become "devastating," scientists say, and the coral carnage will be even more widespread than the last mass bleaching in 2016-2017.
NASA Found Exotic Organic Molecules on Ancient Space Object 'Arrokoth'
The latest data from ancient "Arrokoth," the most distant object ever visited by spacecraft, supports the idea that it's covered in organic molecules called "tholins" and gives us a window into deep cosmic time.
Right to Repair
Apple’s Independent Repair Program Is Invasive to Shops and Their Customers, Contract Shows
The contract states independent repair shops must agree to audits and inspections by Apple, even if they leave the program.
While Microsoft Was Making Its Climate Pledge, It Was Sponsoring an Oil Conference
"Microsoft is delighted to announce we are the digital transformation partner of the International Petroleum Technology conference."
Australia's Ancient Forests Survived Planetary Extinction. Now, They're Burning
The Gondwanan rainforests are a living time capsule that survived a continental breakup and a planetary mass extinction event. Now, they’re being tested by humanity.
Amazon’s New Rationale For Working With Big Oil: Saving the Planet
Amazon has a new justification for forging controversial partnerships with fossil fuel companies.
‘Incomprehensible’: The Australian Bushfires Are an Ecological Catastrophe
The enormous fires, which are being amplified by climate change, have killed up to a billion animals and may drive species to extinction.
Decade of Disillusion
This Decade We Became Really, Really Sure Climate Change Is Real
In the last 10 years, our climate models have gotten much better and they all tell us the same thing: We have to act now.