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African nations seek funds as cost of climate change rises

By Wanjohi Kabukuru, Associated Press From drought to cyclones and sea level rise, the cost of damage caused by climate change in Africa will only...

What is a heat dome? An atmospheric scientist explains the weather phenomenon baking California...

By William Gallus, Iowa State University A heat dome occurs when a persistent region of high pressure traps heat over an area. The heat dome...

Africa lays out goals ahead of UN climate summit

By Wanjohi Kabukuru, Associated Press African officials outlined their priorities for the upcoming U.N. climate summit, including a push to make heavily polluting rich nations...

Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

The Supreme Court voted 6-3 to limit the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. By Mark Sherman, Associated Press In a blow...

Satellites zoom in on cities’ hottest neighborhoods to help combat the urban heat island effect

By Daniel P. Johnson, IUPUI Spend time in a city in summer and you can feel the urban heat rising from the pavement and radiating...