The U.S. government estimates that the consequences of climate change are already costing the country hundreds of billions of dollars. But even if we stopped using fossil fuels immediately, the globe would continue to warm due to an existing buildup of carbon dioxide. PBS NewsHour science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on how some scientists are […]
Traffic was light this morning, tumbleweeds are rolling through the hallways of WGBH, and there was no line to get a Santa Fe chicken wrap in the station café. Yes, it appears the winter holiday has already begun, but we are still hard at work here. Today, we’re focused on our upcoming NOVA entitled “Inside […]
The year has been a major one for scientific milestones and research. As it comes to a close, PBS NewsHour takes a look back at some of the biggest science stories, for our weekly series the Leading Edge. Miles O’Brien and William Brangham discuss developments in the genetic engineering of humans, the realization of climate […]
From climate denial at COP24 meeting to water found on asteroid Bennu, here’s the best science news of the week.