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The economic cost of devastating hurricanes and other extreme weather events...

Gary W. Yohe, Wesleyan University June marks the official start of hurricane season. If recent history is any guide, it will prove to be another...

Deep sea carbon reservoirs once superheated the Earth – could it...

Lowell D. Stott, University of Southern California As concern grows over human-induced climate change, many scientists are looking back through Earth’s history to events that...

Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many...

Noel Healy, Salem State University; Jennie C. Stephens, Northeastern University, and Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Many Democratic lawmakers aim to pass a Green New...

Reclaiming lost calories: Tweaking photosynthesis boosts crop yields

Amanda Cavanagh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign What if your ability to feed yourself was dependent on a process that made a mistake 20 percent...

New findings on ocean warming: 5 questions answered

Scott Denning, Colorado State University Editor’s note: A new study by scientists in the United States, China, France and Germany estimates that the world’s oceans...

Human-caused climate change severely exposes the US national parks

Patrick Gonzalez, University of California, Berkeley Human-caused climate change is disrupting ecosystems and people’s lives around the world. It is melting glaciers, increasing wildfires, and...

Key internet connections and locations at risk from rising seas

Carol Barford, University of Wisconsin-Madison Despite whimsical ads about computing “in the cloud,” the internet lives on the ground. Data centers are built on land,...

Walmart tried to make sustainability affordable. Here’s what happened

Andrew Spicer, University of South Carolina and David Graham Hyatt, University of Arkansas What a difference the birth of a granddaughter can make. For Lee...

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With the right guiding principles, carbon taxes can work

Gilbert E. Metcalf, Tufts University Like most economists, I favor taxing carbon dioxide to cut carbon pollution. A carbon tax makes fossil fuels like oil and...