Latest stories - By HENRY FOUNTAIN

3 Days Ago   Data from federal researchers confirmed that July was the hottest month on record, edging out the previous record-holder, July 2016.

13 Days Ago   European climate researchers said Monday that last month was the hottest month ever recorded, slightly eclipsing the previous record-holder, July 2016.

17 Days Ago   The four-day hot spell was rare for France and the Netherlands, researchers say, but it used to be a lot rarer.

41 Days Ago   The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year.

46 Days Ago   A United States government analysis due this month is expected to reach similar conclusions, though the rankings of record months might differ slightly.

48 Days Ago   As the changing climate melts Greenland's ice sheet, the runoff is filling its fjords with immense amounts of sand. Will the world want to buy some?

62 Days Ago   Temperatures in Greenland have been as much as 40 degrees Fahrenheit above normal, helping fuel a pulse of melting across much of the ice sheet surface.

67 Days Ago   The change, prompted in part by Hurricane Sandy, should help improve predictions of severe weather events like winter storms and hurricanes.

116 Days Ago   Satellite data suggest 2018 wasn't as bad as the previous two years for tropical deforestation, but the overall trend of losing trees continues.

124 Days Ago   America’s glaciers are losing ice as the world warms. That’s disrupting habitats for fish, insects and even bacteria.

192 Days Ago   The decision to delay seismic testing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska signals at least a temporary victory for groups that oppose oil exploration there.

215 Days Ago   Glaciers are crucial sources of water for people and crops in Central Asia. But global warming is causing glaciers there and around the world to shrink every year.

238 Days Ago   No earthquakes were recorded before the tsunami struck, the Indonesian authorities said. But there had been an eruption on the volcanic island of Anak Krakatau about half an hour before.

248 Days Ago   Officials said two fire technicians died in an accident at a generator building near McMurdo Station, the main United States base on the continent.

312 Days Ago   Scientists say the links between global warming and hurricanes are real, although it’s still too early to say what the climate-change impact has been on Hurricane Michael.

321 Days Ago   It’s called liquefaction, and it causes soil to flow like a liquid. When that happens, the soil can no longer support the structures on top of it.

322 Days Ago   Catastrophic tsunamis often result from quakes that move vertically along a fault. Friday’s was different, moving mostly horizontally.

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