In India, Slight Rise in Temperatures Is Tied to Heat Wave Deaths
Future increases could take a “relatively drastic human toll” in the country and elsewhere in the developing world, a new study says.
How Do You Make a Play About Water? Drop by Drop
The immersive new eco-play “(Not) Water” has been in the making since Hurricane Katrina.
Digging the Graveyard of Oil’s Past
As the energy industry evolves, production platforms in the North Sea, once a crucial source of crude oil, are being dismantled and sold for scrap.
The U.S. Can’t Leave the Paris Climate Deal Just Yet
Under the Paris rules, the United States will remain a party to the accord for nearly all of President Trump’s current term. So what comes next?
Matter: Oldest Fossils of Homo Sapiens Found in Morocco, Altering History of Our Species
Newly discovered fossils indicate Homo sapiens were present in Africa 300,000 years ago, scientists reported. Until now, the earliest evidence...
Climate Science Meets a Stubborn Obstacle: Students
A new teacher’s efforts to educate teenagers in Ohio coal country ran up against a cultural resistance to evidence of the human role in global...
Animal Farms in Southeast Asia Fuel an Illegal Trade in Rare Wildlife
Throughout the region, endangered species like tigers are raised for their meat and bones, often in plain sight.
A Dilemma for Diabetes Patients: How Low to Push Blood Sugar, and How to Do It?
Some medications lower blood sugar yet increase the risk of heart attacks or strokes. Others have no effect. But researchers agree: Far too little...
Take a Number: Women With Aggressive Breast Cancer Are Living Longer
Better treatment and aggressive imaging are credited with extending the lives of women with metastatic disease.
Q&A: How Does an (English) Garden Grow?
How can English gardens grow so well in what seems to be such a cloudy part of the world?
Rick Perry Skirts Question of Trump’s Stance on Climate Change
Mr. Perry, the United States energy secretary, said that he believed human activity was affecting climate change but declined to say if the...
How G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake Science
The party’s fast journey from debating how to combat climate change to arguing against its existence is a story of big political money and...