In May of this year, a hot spell broiled Boston. In June, extreme temperatures grounded Phoenix’s planes. Last week, Seattle suffered under record temperatures.
In some places, the benefits of deforestation outweigh the costs, according to a new analysis of the trade-offs between the benefits provided by tropical forests and their conversion to agricultural land.
Desert tortoises can overheat as they look for a way around roadside fencing meant to keep them safe from cars, a new study suggests.
Researchers measuring the exposure to pollution inside cars during rush hour commutes have found that the levels of some harmful particulate matter are twice as high as previously believed.