climate change

Australia's Extreme Heatwaves Have Killed a Million Fish, Dozens of Horses

Temperatures in Port Augusta soared to 49.1ºC (120.4ºF) on Thursday, making it the hottest spot in the country.
Becky Ferreira
The Sun

Humanity Just Flew Closer to the Sun Than Ever Before

On Monday, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe passed within 26.55 million miles, breaking a record that has stood for 42 years.
Becky Ferreira

Wind and Solar Farms Could Make it Rain Regularly in the Sahara Desert

Climate models reveal that renewable energy projects in the Sahara could spark a twofold increase in local rainfall, enabling vegetation to take hold.
Becky Ferreira
climate change

2017 Was the Second-Hottest Year on Record

The trend of record-breaking temperatures continues.
Kaleigh Rogers
The VICE Guide to Right Now

It's So Cold Outside That Sharks Are Actually Freezing to Death

Three sharks washed up on the shores of Cape Cod this week after suffering "cold shock."
Lauren Messman
Planes, Pains, and Climate Change

Airports and Planes Need to Adapt to Climate Change, Too

High temperatures are already grounding planes, but what happens if (or when) things get worse?
Sarah Emerson
The New Cancun

Scientists Just Confirmed The Hottest Day In Antarctica

It was the hottest temperature recorded on the continent since 1974.
Grennan Milliken

We Have Two Record Hot Days For Every Record Cold Day, and It’s Getting Worse

A study published Monday demonstrates what global warming really means.
Kaleigh Rogers

Scorching Temperatures Just Set the Middle East's Heat Records on Fire

Man, it's a hot one.
Sarah Emerson

Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race Has Been Re-Routed Because There's Not Enough Snow

2003 was the only other occasion in the race's 42-year history that organizers have been forced to remove sections from the competition because of insufficient snow cover.
Laura Dattaro