The director said deep sea research is "shamefully underfunded" and called for a "global fleet of swarm robotics" to study Earth's oceans.
"They've got Catholic guilt and they're going to confession, but they just have forgotten about God, so they're worshipping the environment instead," Fox News anchor Melissa Francis said Thursday.
At least 97 percent of scientists who regularly publish research focusing on environmental science agree that climate change is caused by human activity over the past century, according to NASA.
In general, extreme weather events are expected to become more frequent and intense, as global temperatures warm
Around 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions pumped into the Earth's atmosphere each year can be attributed to 100 companies. That gives them a powerful platform in the move to sustainable business.
At the time of writing, close to 1,000 people have pledged to not having children until their government can ensure a safe future for them. The movement was launched Monday.
Researchers have managed to simulate the climate during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum—when Earth was 14 degrees Celsius warmer than it is now.
Ahead of the UN Summit on climate change next week, teenage activist Greta Thunberg addressed Washington lawmakers — and told them their actions aren't good enough.
Mental health professionals say a rising number of young adults are being treated with psychiatric drugs to reduce emotional stress and exhaustion caused by "eco-anxiety," a fervent fear that humans will go extinct as a result of their own pollution and damage to the environment.
The UN's 2018 IPCC report warned that the world has 12 years to ensure that global temperatures don't rise above 1.5 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial levels.
How should parents deal with those who labor so joyously to create a world in which a large portion of humanity will perish?
I believe children are bearing the emotional burden of climate change more courageously than adults, but we owe it to them to share it.
"The weather affects every place on the Earth, from our backyard to entire forested, agricultural, or oceanic landscapes," an expert told "Newsweek."
More Americans said they trust their own observations on climate change compared to 78 percent who say they trust scientists, while fewer than half trust the U.S. government.
Water in the soil plays an important role in storing carbon dioxide—the main greenhouse gas—which is helping to heat the planet.
It is clear that despite management efforts at local, regional and national levels, a significant number of threats to the reef are getting worse.
The prototype was found to be highly efficient at producing formic acid—a promising fuel carrier that could revolutionize hydrogen cars.
Thwaites Glacier—which is about the same size as Florida—contains enough ice on its own to raise global sea levels by about two feet if it all melts.
"Limiting the temperature increase during the 21st century will help to avoid it," an expert told Newsweek.
"The tourism industry, desperate to maintain tourist numbers, is looking beyond the natural beauty of the reef because it's not quite what it was," said dive operator Tony Fontes.
The latest findings come during a summer which has seen heat records smashed across the continent.
One of the islands is about the size of 10 football fields.
"The presence of corals in these extreme mangrove habitats challenges our understanding of the conditions some corals are capable of living in," researcher Emma Camp said.
Yang's plan is similar to the Green New Deal, and it's the latest ambitious policy proposal from a 2020 hopeful to address climate change and to court Democratic primary voters.
"When forest land is cleared by fire for agricultural production, we lose it forever," said Meg Symington of the World Wide Fund for Nature.
Boreal forests store one-third of all terrestrial carbon—but for how long?
Outspoken president's remarks came as smoke from the fires plunges São Paulo into darkness at 3 p.m.
The flights would have generated seven times more carbon emissions per person than a standard commercial flight.
"They want to fight the weather. The rest of us want to deal with real threats," Fox & Friends co-host Pete Hegseth said.