A start-up company in southern California has developed a way to sequester greenhouse gases and make plastic from carbon. Called AirCarbon, the environmentally-friendly material is starting to appear in consumer products from furniture to cell phone cases.
The historic agreement on climate change marked a major milestone on Friday with a record 175 countries signing on to it on opening day. But world leaders made clear more action is needed, and quickly, to fight a relentless rise in global temperatures.
A jump in global temperature of 2 degrees Celsius would double the severity of crop failures, water shortages and heatwaves in many regions compared to a rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a study released Thursday.
Think your kids grow fast? Scientists say one dinosaur baby went from tiny to a true titan in the blink of a prehistoric eye.
Decades ago, the sight of seagrass swaying beneath the waters off south Florida conjured romance for those who dangled their fishing lines in hopes of catching redfish, snook or mangrove snapper.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is suffering its worst coral bleaching in recorded history with 93 percent of the World Heritage site affected, scientists said Wednesday, as they revealed the phenomenon is also hitting the other side of the country.
Earth's record monthly heat streak has hit 11 months in a row -- a record in itself.
An archaeological dig at the boyhood home of Malcolm X in Boston has turned up some surprising findings, but not necessarily related to the early life of the slain civil rights activist.
What happens when the site of the world's worst nuclear accident is left all but abandoned for nearly 30 years?
The settling dust from renovations and the banging of tools aren't ideal sights and sounds for a library -- but this is no ordinary library.