Climate scientist Michael Mann talks about how important it is to take action now—before we see climate change’s worst consequences. Plus, research suggests that comedy is a powerful way to mobilize people. And, after this summer’s heat, marine biologists are scrambling to help protect the rapidly dying reef in the Florida Keys.
Why were the fires in Maui so destructive and how could climate change make fires there more frequent? Plus, more stories from this week in science news.
The deposit lies deep in the woods of western Maine, but its discovery has sparked debate over environmental concerns.
Climate change is affecting the ranges of the park’s 300 bird species.
Researchers provoked skepticism when they shared their study about a working superconductor at room temperature. Plus, NASA detects a ‘heartbeat’ from purported lost Voyager 2.