The ability of farmworkers to cultivate major crops including rice and maize may be compromised if climate trends continue.
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The Fifth National Climate Assessment was released today. The message: change is here, but immediate action can avert the worst impacts.
A new cataloging system will help better preserve, track and share thousands of tree ring samples from around the globe.
Two sustainable-development students reflect on career-defining internships.
At three Cascade Range volcanos, glacier movement is causing tremors that visitors and even people in nearby cities have been able to feel.
Daryush Nourbaha says a master’s degree in sustainability science prepared him well for his role at one of the world’s most high-profile companies. Plus he got to watch a rocket launch.
The U.S. Defense Department regards climate change as a “threat multiplier” that exacerbates existing environmental stresses and national security risks, and affects everything it does.
An interview with fashion designer Jianhui Yan, who’s been making beautiful and eco-friendly apparel for almost two decades.
Born and raised in Afghanistan, she’s working at the intersection of climate change, gender, and security.
The new appointees bring expertise in a range of disciplines including environmental justice, urban design, conservation biology, and the history of climate science.