The Category 4 hurricane is packing winds up to 130 mph and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that the current rates of Arctic warming and sea ice decline have not been seen in over one thousand years.
Even when there are no storms, the Atlantic coast is likely to suffer more frequent floods due to the double whammy of rising sea levels and sinking coastal lands.
Short-lived greenhouse gases such as methane will continue to affect oceans for centuries, no matter how much nations reduce carbon, research suggests.
Whatever policies the U.S. comes up with on climate change under the Trump presidency, the rest of the world intends to continue trying to save the planet.
A huge glacier in the frozen wastes of East Antarctica, a region previously thought stable, could melt much faster than expected, scientists say.
New research indicates that melting of the Northern Hemisphere’s biggest ice sheet is being accelerated by the seismic impact of waves crashing against Greenland’s coastline.
Scientists in the U.S. predict that the alarming rate at which Antarctica’s ice continues to thaw could be enough to double global sea-level rise within this century.
Extreme weather caused by global warming could lead to more violent, and more frequent, storms devastating beaches on exposed Atlantic coastlines in Europe.