We're powered by listeners like you. Make a donation to support WBUR.
At least 10 people in the U.S. have died from the mosquito-born Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus.
A new U.N. report says the pace of sea-level rise is accelerating as global warming melts ice around the world.
“Any company could not be in their right mind if they wanted to invest $150 [million] to $200 million to run through clinical trials and get FDA registration for the...
The number of birds in North America has declined by 3 billion over the last 50 years.
Scientists at two colleges may be on the right track to cure the common cold.
Scientists in Wyoming have organized a two-season project to survey where frogs live and how many are out there.
Joan Walsh, the chair of natural history and field ornithology at the Mass Audubon Society, joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes.
A new study says there are 3 billion fewer birds in the continental United States and Canada than there were in 1970.
Thousands of young people from Massachusetts and surrounding states have "gone on strike," emptying out classrooms to gather at Boston City Hall Plaza Friday to demand bold and immediate action...
"Dark Skies: A Practical Guide to Astrotourism" lists 35 sites around the world where people can see the stars, planets, and northern lights without light pollution from cities and towns....
Native American students are among the least represented in science today because they face cultural and academic hurdles that keep them shut out of Western higher education.
A scientist at the USDA recently resigned after citing attempts by the Trump administration to suppress his climate change related research.
Organizers estimate 10,000 people from across Massachusetts will participate in a rally at City Hall Plaza and a march to the State House.
Skeptics joke that fusion is the energy source of the future ... and always will be. But a local company says it's getting close to making reliable fusion energy a...
Higher temperatures, the urban heat island, and the prospect of prolonged drought will force Phoenix to adapt to living with climate change in the desert.
The big, complex nuclear plants of the past are enormously expensive to build and maintain. So nuclear engineers, scientists and startups are looking for smaller, faster, cheaper nuclear reactor designs.
Swarms of dragonflies in several states that have been so big, they have been spotted on weather radar.
Scientists say we must "decarbonize" the world's economy by mid-century to avert a global climate catastrophe. There is a carbon-free energy source available now, but there's a catch: it's nuclear...
Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy speaks with young climate activists from the Sunrise Movement about environmental action, the Green New Deal and how to remain hopeful.
It’s time to get serious about investing in the technologies that will move America from righteous rhetoric to a net-zero carbon future, writes Philip Warburg.