Washington State Faces a Drought Emergency While Much of the U.S. Is Having a Wet Spring. Is This Normal?
A research scientist explains where to draw the line between normal variability and climate change.
Middle Schoolers Have the Power to Shift Conservative Parents' Views on Climate Change
New research finds that, after middle schoolers completed a climate change curriculum, their parents became more concerned about the phenomenon.
Why Climate Experts Are Worried About Trump's New Panel on Climate Change and National Security
Multiple proposed panelists have publicly expressed their skepticism of human-caused climate change.
How Climate Research Can Adapt to the Imminent Threat of Global Warming
It's time for the climate science research enterprise to focus on integrating fundamental science inquiry with risk management.
States Are Introducing Bills That Could Prevent Teachers From Advocating for Climate Change
Several states have recently introduced bills that could interfere with the teaching of scientifically founded theories on climate change in public school science curricula.
Are We Headed Toward the Worst-Case Climate Change Scenario?
A series of recent studies and reports suggest that, without immediate and drastic action, the worst-case climate scenario will become the rule rather than the exception.
The Head of the U.S.'s Earth Sciences Agency Gives Weird Answers to Questions About Climate Change
Asked when scientists would know enough about climate change for people to take action, he compared time to a rubber band.
Scientists Are Finally Comfortable Saying Climate Change Caused Deaths and Worse Weather
In a presentation about America's National Climate Assessment, their messages were sure and simple.
Amid the Federal Government's Climate Change Skepticism, States and Counties Are Doing Their Own Climate Assessments
They're not trying to resist the Trump administration—they just need a plan for the future.
The Arctic's Oldest, Thickest Sea Ice Is Breaking Up
Arctic ice north of Greenland that normally remains frozen even during the summer has opened up.
The Trump Administration's Science Budget Memo Leaves Out Climate Science
Every similar pre-Trump memo that Pacific Standard found from the last 15 years identified climate science as a top priority.
Scientists Create a Cheaper Way to Pull Carbon Dioxide From the Atmosphere
In a study released Thursday, a group of scientists announced the creation of what they say is a significantly cheaper method to scrub carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere.
Obama's Science Adviser on Science in the First Year of the Trump Administration
John Holdren and others are still at work, trying to influence federal science policy.
What a 'Reproducibility Crisis' Committee Found When It Looked at Climate Science
The scientific community is working to make its predictions more accurate, but there's still a long way to go.