When it comes to how climate change affected the Earth’s average surface temperature in 2021, there’s good news and bad news: the good news is that 2021 was only the sixth hottest year on record, roughly tying with 2018. The bad news is that the other five years that beatread more

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a novel method of combating one of the suspected causes behind colony collapse disorder (CCD) that has been affecting beehives around the world: genetically-modify the bacteria that live in the insects’ guts. Although there has been a number of proposedread more

An “unprecedented” series of massive wildfires have been burning for more than a month in numerous areas across Australia, especially in New South Wales, displacing tens of thousands of people and leaving 25 dead. Despite being an annual occurrence, this season’s fires are being driven by a long-term drought, withread more