The massive melt of Greenland's glaciers last year resulted partly from thin, low-lying clouds that, as Goldilocks would say, were "just right."
Oil spills around or near residential areas are uncommon. But when they happen, they can be expensive and devastating.
Melting ice around the Antarctic may paradoxically be preventing ice melt on the ocean surface.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Climate scientist James Hansen is retiring from NASA this week to devote himself to the fight against global warming.
During this year's cicada swarmageddon, make a cicada smorgasbord by selecting the tastiest bugs from the richest cicada hunting grounds.
Advanced cameras helped scientists spot the phenomenon.