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Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 12:07 PM PDT

Survey Sees Biggest US Honeybee Winter Die-Off Yet

Survey Sees Biggest US Honeybee Winter Die-Off Yet

Winter hit U.S. honeybees hard with the highest loss rate yet, an annual survey of beekeepers showed. The annual nationwide survey by the Bee Informed Partnership found 37.7% of honeybee colonies died this past...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 07:19 AM PDT

Boaty McBoatface Makes Big Climate Discovery on 1st Mission

Boaty McBoatface Makes Big Climate Discovery on 1st Mission

The unmanned yellow submarine named Boaty McBoatface in a public vote in Britain three years ago discovered a link between Antarctic winds and rising sea temperatures, a significant climate change finding, on...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 01:12 PM PDT

US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement

US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement

After decades of improvement, America's air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier, federal data shows. While it remains...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 12:37 PM PDT

World's Population Could Swell to 10.9 Billion by 2100, U.N. Report Finds

World's Population Could Swell to 10.9 Billion by 2100, U.N. Report Finds

The world’s population could swell to 10.9 billion by the end of the century, a new United Nations analysis found, raising concerns that adding more than 3 billion people to the planet could further deplete...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 01:55 PM PDT

Climate Talks Held as Arctic Ice Melts, Concerns Grow

Climate Talks Held as Arctic Ice Melts, Concerns Grow

Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming. Officials meeting in the...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 10:36 AM PDT

Ore. Poised to Pass Progressive Cap-and-Trade Climate Policy

Ore. Poised to Pass Progressive Cap-and-Trade Climate Policy

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. Supporters call...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 11:16 AM PDT

Heat Waves Could Kill Thousands in U.S. Cities

Heat Waves Could Kill Thousands in U.S. Cities

If global warming sometimes seems like a distant or abstract threat, new research casts the phenomenon in stark, life-or-death terms. It predicts that in the absence of significant progress in efforts to curb...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 06:23 AM PDT

Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees

Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees

President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 03:14 AM PDT

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical'

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical'

President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Friday to cut the number of government advisory committees by a third across all federal agencies, a move that the White House said is long overdue and...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 07:07 AM PDT

NOAA: 279 Dolphins Dead on Gulf Coast, Triple Usual Number

NOAA: 279 Dolphins Dead on Gulf Coast, Triple Usual Number

At least 279 dolphins have stranded across much of the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number, and about 98 percent of them have died, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

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