What did the East Coast Look Like 3 Million Years Ago?
To illustrate how the coastline might look if Earth's climate continues to warm, paleontologist Kirk Johnson and geologist Maureen Raymo search for 3-million-year-old clams in a Virginia quarry miles offshore.
Trees have an environmental record etched into their very wood.
Together, all the cars on Earth would leave quite the pile of carbon behind—every day.
Learn more about a lush forest that once dominated the Arctic.
Drop yourself into a modern-day swamp, and that's what the ancient Arctic looked like.
Carbon dioxide acts like a heat-trapping blanket, warming our planet.
What if carbon dioxide pollution were solid carbon chunks?
Warming ocean water is eating away at Greenland's glaciers from below.
See how one small town’s survival is threatened by climate change.
Learn more about our planet’s Hothouse and Icehouse climates.
Explore this spectacular, icy cave.
Lake mud from the Russian Arctic tells us that Earth's climate has oscillated in the past.
Understand climate time.