(EnviroNews World News) — Yamal Peninsula, Siberia — Since 2014, scientists have been faced with the mystery of spontaneously emerging craters in the Siberian permafrost. They’ve been blamed on everything from UFOs to missile tests to methane and cryovolcanism. But evidence suggests these massive craters form instantly in an…

(EnviroNews World News) — Verkhoyansk, Sakha Republic, Russia — Record shattering temperatures blanketed the Arctic Circle, as the tiny town of Verkhoyansk experienced a high of 100.4 degrees (38 Celsius) on Saturday, June 20, 2020, The Washington Post reported. The unverified temperature is not an anomaly though. A day later,…

(EnviroNews World News) — Tel Aviv, Israel — Researchers have created a new strain of Escherichia coli, or E. coli, that can “eat” carbon dioxide and turn it into energy. They say the synthetic life-form could someday help reduce global greenhouse gases. Their hope is that this newly engineered…

(EnviroNews World News) — Madrid, Spain — The United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP25) failed to reach any significant agreements in Madrid despite an additional two days being added to the meeting. Held from Dec. 2 through 13, the meeting brought together 195 countries to discuss…