One of the article's signatories, Thomas Newsome at the University of Sydney, described a "moral obligation" for scientists to warn the public of any major threats to humanity.
The now-20 strong panel will reconvene to consider the various known and unknown affects of particulate matter on human health and based on the current science, calculate how much air pollution (with an adequate margin of safety) is passable without being a significant threat to human health.
"The weather affects every place on the Earth, from our backyard to entire forested, agricultural, or oceanic landscapes," an expert told "Newsweek."
"If Brazil does not retreat from the course it is on, scientists warn there will come a time in the near future when Amazonian fires burn without control and push the forest to a point of no return," researcher Robert Walker said.
The development could have implications for a broad range of fields.
The wreck of the K-278 Komsomolets sits around one mile under the Norwegian Sea in one of the world's largest fishing grounds.
The research brings us closer to understanding why some babies are born with genital defects.
Humans abandoned the area in 1986, following what is generally regarded as the worst nuclear disaster in history.
Cahokia, with its 30m Monk's Mound pyramid, was a cultural hub for 250 years—before its peoples vanished.
The snake is named Cenaspis aenigma, Latin for "mysterious dinner snake."
The interrogation of a former ISIS worker has shed light on the militant group's chemical weapons ambitions.
Researchers believe smells can tap into the brain's reward circuit.
When there's almost someone always too hot or too cold, there must be a better way to control room temperatures.
he TWorld Magnetic Model set to be revised as the north magnetic pole moves from Canada toward Siberia.
The team drilled for two days to get access to Mercer Subglacial Lake last month.
Scientists dosed a group of volunteers with a special molecule to understand how the body processes visceral fat.
The eruption started in April and continued through August, as magma drained and the caldera collapsed.
The average person puts on 1 to 2lbs every year, and struggles to lose it.
New findings show how black holes could quickly grow.
Republican lawmakers in North Carolina rejected a plan that could have mitigated the problems caused by Hurricane Florence, one scientist says.