Small volcanic erupt...

Even minor volcanic eruptions can release enough aerosols into the atmosphere to affect global temperatures, thanks to a boosting effect from weather systems such as monsoons. Until now, scientists thought that only a massively energetic eruption could inject aerosols past the troposphere...

Are women greener th...

When it comes to caring for the environment, is there a gender difference between men and women? A growing body of social science research suggests yes. Women consistently rank values strongly linked to environmental concern — things such as altruism, personal responsibility and empathy —...

Study: Seagrass can ...

Beds of ocean seagrasses can store twice as much carbon as the world’s forests and are a vital part of the solution to climate change, U.S. scientists say. Continue Reading at...