A Paris Agreement for the Shipping Industry

The UN agency that oversees shipping, the International Maritime Organization, adopted its first-ever deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions last week. On Friday, the IMO, which has more than 170 member nations, announced that it would oversee efforts by ship...

Why the Larsen C Ice Shelf Break is Such a Big Deal

Something is very wrong on our planet’s poles.Temperatures soared in the Arctic over the weekend as the storm system that brought snow and freezing rain to the US’s east coast this week pushed warm air into the Arctic. Scientists are alarmed because it’s t...