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Climate Change May Practically Sterilize Male Insects

Male reproductive damage under heat wave conditions could be contributing to biodiversity declines in the Anthropocene.
Becky Ferreira
11.13.18
climate change

Here Are 27 Ways Heat Waves Can Kill You

Climate change is making heat waves worse.
Stephen Leahy
11.9.17
Terraform

The Asphalt Is Melting

The world's already hot enough to melt asphalt. But it's about to get worse.
Antonella Di Biase
12.3.16
Health

The Heat Wave Wave

This year has seen some of the hottest days and deadliest heat waves on record—welcome to the new normal.
Brian Merchant
7.2.15
GLOBAL WARMING

Global Warming Is Making Our Food Taste Terrible

A team of Australian climate scientists is warning that by the middle of the century, the effects of climate change will alter a range of foods from almonds to zucchini, changing their flavor, texture, and productivity levels.
Lauren Rothman
3.20.15
earth

The Weather Channel Gives a Forecast in the Year 2050: The Outlook? Apocalyptic

That time the UN and the Weather Channel teamed up to produce science fiction.
Brian Merchant
9.10.14
earth

The Mega-Heat Wave Feedback Loop

New science reveals exactly how the warming globe will give rise to unprecedented heat waves.
Brian Merchant
4.21.14
Motherboard Blog

Climate Change Means Heat Waves Are Killing More People Than Ever

So sayeth the Center for Disease Control.
Brian Merchant
6.10.13
Motherboard Blog

New Research Quantifies Just How Deadly Climate Change Is Making New York's Summer

Welcome to the trash sauna.
Michael Byrne
5.19.13