Latest from Chelsea Harvey

The Everglades have always been hit by hurricanes. Thanks to climate change, Irma could be a different matter.

In the battle between saltwater and freshwater, salt is winning as seas rise.
  • Sep 16, 2017

The growing debate about the Arctic’s influence on hurricanes

One researcher called the link “tenuous” but nevertheless “worth raising."
  • Sep 15, 2017

Some good news about global warming for once — plants are speeding up their use of carbon

They could actually help offset some of our human carbon emissions by removing more carbon dioxide from the air.
  • Sep 14, 2017

Scientists say damage to Florida’s coral reef has made the state more vulnerable to storm surges

Coral reefs provide excellent coastline protection — when they're healthy.
  • Sep 12, 2017

Hurricane Harvey shows how we underestimate flooding risks in coastal cities, scientists say

Researchers say we are underestimating the risk of “compound flooding."
  • Aug 29, 2017

We’ve been underestimating the solar industry’s momentum. That could be a big problem.

We might not end up with the power grid that we need if we don't understand the rate of solar's advances.
  • Aug 25, 2017

This is why when you talk about climate change, you can’t ignore agriculture

Agriculture has released more than 100 billion tons of carbon from the ground, a study finds.
  • Aug 23, 2017

A controversial California effort to fight climate change just got some good news

In California, some companies can pay to protect forests rather than cut their own greenhouse gas emissions — and new research says the program is succeeding.
  • Aug 21, 2017

Environmentalists are urging the USDA to reject this genetically engineered eucalyptus tree

Company aims to introduce cold-resistant genetically engineered trees across southeastern U.S.
  • Aug 8, 2017