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Chelsea Harvey is a freelance journalist covering science. She specializes in environmental health and policy.
In the battle between saltwater and freshwater, salt is winning as seas rise.
One researcher called the link “tenuous” but nevertheless “worth raising."
They could actually help offset some of our human carbon emissions by removing more carbon dioxide from the air.
Coral reefs provide excellent coastline protection — when they're healthy.
Researchers say we are underestimating the risk of “compound flooding."
We might not end up with the power grid that we need if we don't understand the rate of solar's advances.
Agriculture has released more than 100 billion tons of carbon from the ground, a study finds.
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.
This could mean more work by future administrations.
Plutonium-238 hasn’t been produced in the United States in 30 years.