Unlocking the Past is Key for the Future

Scientists work to reconstruct the past hundreds of thousands to millions of years to better understand climatic changes happening today and what may be expected in the future.

How Rhode Island Can Resist Rising Seas

Gone are the days when coastal infrastructure could be built for a slowly changing environment.

Carbon: Too Much of a Good Thing

The carbon budget may be the single most important metric we have to grapple with as a global community.

Predicting the Next “Superstorm”

Researchers are looking at how air-sea interactions may change our ability to understand and better forecast tropical cyclones.

Storms May Play Bigger Role in Ozone and Climate

As storms become stronger, they may play a bigger role in creating toxic ozone and in stealing it from the protective layer that blocks the sun's UV rays.