Last year was only a fraction of a degree cooler than 2016, the warmest year on record.
Man-made climate change was the main contributor to what has been the warmest decade, the UK weather service said in a study backed up by Nasa data showing the five years to 2019 were the hottest since records began.
Researchers aim to recreate intense emotional experience astronauts reported on seeing Earth from space for the first time.
NASA scientists are closely studying the phenomenon in hopes of figuring out precisely how global warming is eating away at Greenland's ice.
If temperatures continue on current course, this month will be planet's hottest in history.
Antarctica faces a tipping point where glacial melting will accelerate and become irreversible even if global heating eases, research suggests.
A Florida startup company is looking to pair new technology licensed for use by NASA and large- scale public donations to pay for the continued Hudson River PCB cleanup.
The brain-harming metal is discharged directly into the river and carried to it on air currents. Some argue authorities are doing too little to stop both routes of pollution.
"The scary part is that most people who fish are not aware of these advisories although there are notices with fish and wildlife agencies"
"Texas claims to be very sympathetic to property rights. On the other hand, they support oil and gas. What this project has exposed is that these two priorities are not equal."
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.