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Mike Pompeo claims rapidly melting Arctic sea ice could actually be a good thing, as it will create ‘new opportunities for trade’
At a meeting of the Arctic Council, Pompeo said that "steady reductions in sea ice are opening new passageways and new opportunities for trade."
Greenland is approaching the threshold of an irreversible melt, and the consequences for coastal cities could be dire
Greenland's ice is melting six times faster now than 40 years ago. A study found that melt has contributed half an inch to sea-level rise since 1972.
MIT researchers figured out how to build ‘pop-up islands’ that could save places like Hawaii from disappearing underwater
Researchers have discovered a way to build pop-up islands by harnessing a wave's energy.
Humans have had an unmistakable impact on Earth — one that pops out in sharp relief in this collection of before-and-after images.
Even with the best of intentions, environmentalists have killed species, harmed ecosystems, and wasted electricity.
Rising sea levels threaten to submerge entire cities by the turn of the century.
The world’s ‘doomsday seed vault’ is built to store every crop on the planet, but the icy area that protects it is at risk
An Arctic town is home to the doomsday seed vault, which stores every seed on the planet. But rising temperatures are putting the vault at risk.
A glacier in Greenland that has been rapidly melting for 20 years is finally thickening again. Here’s why.
After thinning for 20 years, Jakobshavn Glacier is flowing more slowly and moving towards the ocean.
Mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus and dengue fever may have access to 1 billion more people in the years ahead
As our planet warms, ranges for disease-carrying mosquitoes will get larger, exposing up to 1 billion more people to Zika and dengue viruses by 2080.
Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other influential billionaires are investing in these 6 companies to prevent a worst-case climate scenario
Bill Gates is determined to save our planet from the worst-case scenario of floods, hurricanes, and drought.