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Evan Bush

Evan Bush is a science reporter for NBC News. He can be reached at Evan.Bush@nbcuni.com.

Evan Bush is a science reporter for NBC News. He can be reached at Evan.Bush@nbcuni.com.

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'Get to work': Climate leaders push solutions and urgency at Miami conference

Aspen Ideas: Climate, a four-day conference held in Miami Beach, Florida, is focused on solutions and adaptations to global warming and the climate crisis.
23d ago

Ocean life projected to die off in mass extinction if emissions remain high

Marine animals could die at a level rivaling the biggest mass extinctions in geologic history if people don’t curb greenhouse gas emissions.
28d ago

A wolf-colonized island gives new insights into predator and prey relationships

Sarah Hoy spends winter in a small cabin on a remote, snow-covered island colonized by wolves.

Fight against climate change takes on national security implications

The world’s transition away from fossil energy has become a matter of national and global security after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, according to energy

Climate change linked to fewer bugs, study finds

The insects that keep the world running by pollinating plants and supporting food chains face grave risks, a new study has found.

EPA analysis found pandemic spurred sharp dip in emissions

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fell by about 10.6 percent in 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.

Scientists know microplastics are in the human body. But how toxic are they?

Scientists have found microplastics deep in people’s lungs and even bloodstreams. Experts say more research is needed to understand the health consequences.

Microplastics in the human body: What we know and don't know

Researchers in recent months have announced the discovery of microplastics traveling in the bloodstream and embedded deep in lung tissue.

Methane in atmosphere hits new high, rising at fastest rate recorded, NOAA says

The amount of methane in the atmosphere has spiked to historic highs and is increasing at its fastest recorded rate.

U.N. report outlines possible solutions for climate change and its societal impact

A climate change report from the United Nations' IPCC says climate change has already had a drastic impact on society, but it's not too late to work on solutions.

Battery boost: Biden order looks to stoke domestic market for crucial metals

Whether President Joe Biden’s Defense Production Act works as intended and  jump-starts the mining of metals for batteries crucial to the country’s clean