'With COVID, nature is really trying to tell us something'
Taking steps to address climate change isn't just good for the Earth. It also can provide immense public health benefits — including the potential to avert, or lessen the effects of, future pandemics like COVID-19.
What the COVID-19 response can teach us about climate action
With novel coronavirus cases topping 140,000 in the United States, hospitals grappling with equipment shortages and much of the country social distancing, many experts agree: A little more foresight would have gone a long way.
'Tug of war' between shrinking ozone hole and climate change
The notorious Antarctic "ozone hole" sparked worldwide concern after its discovery in the 1980s, and for good reason — declining ozone allows harmful ultraviolet radiation to reach the Earth's surface, a major threat to public health.
Glacier over world's deepest canyon faces irreversible melt
Scientists have identified another Antarctic glacier that could be more vulnerable to climate change than previously suspected.
Widening pandemic shuts down climate expeditions
Research missions to study climate change are being canceled worldwide. The disruptions could delay or compromise scientists' efforts to track global impacts like rapid warming in the Arctic.