Warmer temperatures resulting from climate change may be causing longer growing seasons and a more intense release of pollen.
They absorb harmful carbon dioxide, turning it into stone.
What will historians say a century from now, if they still exist? That the most intelligent known species in the universe lost its mind.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists sees increased threats to global survival from nuclear weapons and climate change—and President Trump.
Before his election, Donald Trump promised a new age for coal. But so far, the industry’s gains appear to be temporary, and its future remains bleak.
Studies show the untested technofix that would allow continued use of fossil fuels "could simultaneously benefit one region to the detriment of another.”
The country is the only major one in the world where damage to the climate is worsening as the population becomes poorer.
But the alliance says it won't be able to achieve necessary cuts in greenhouse gas emissions without efforts at the federal level.
The organization expects a global rise of 3 degrees Celsius by 2100, even if countries cut their greenhouse gas emissions as promised in 2015.