Little boats for whale songs sail into climate hot spots
Small unmanned watercraft are revolutionizing oceanography and beginning to answer questions about climate change that have troubled scientists for decades. One of them was originally designed to sneak up on whales.
Wildfire smoke stokes climate mysteries 10 miles above Earth
DENVER — Unusually thick clouds of smoke moving east from large wildfires in California and Colorado have scientists worried about the plumes' impacts on climate change and their unknown effects in the upper atmosphere.
Companies pick up pace in fusion marathon
The global quest for emission-free energy from fusion entered a new phase this summer as over a million major components of what will be the world's largest tokamak reactor were gathered on a 103-acre field in southern France.
Arctic lakes' methane emissions pose a modeling mystery
Katey Walter Anthony's career as an ecologist specializing in water and other environmental research started with a whoosh.
DOE lab seeks to 'de-risk' grid's climate transformation
The Department of Energy is preparing a new set of partnerships and innovations that could help the nation's three power grids handle a transformation in U.S. energy generation to meet lower emissions goals.