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The Atlantic Ocean And An Actual Debate In Climate Science
Scientists have recently begun to re-examine a scary question: Will a crucial ocean current shut down?
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A Cabinet Pick Who’s Bad For Climate Policy
Ben Carson must acknowledge the threat global warming poses to American homes
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Trump’s Tax Bill For Global Warming
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Here’s how Thomas Woltz and company channel site-specific details into meaningful, large-scale parks.
- Sep 19 20161 minute
The Anthropocene Should Bring Awe—and Act as a Warning
JUSTIN WORLAND AS GEOLOGICAL EPOCHS HAVE COME AND gone throughout Earth’s vast history, shifts have often correlated with large-scale global changes like ice ages and mass extinctions. An asteroid hits the planet, wiping out the dinosaurs, and the C
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New Deal on Pollutants Caps Good Year for Climate Action
JUSTIN WORLAND CLIMATE NEGOTIATORS MEETING IN KIGALI, Rwanda, agreed on Oct. 15 to phase out pollutants known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The deal represents crucial progress toward meeting the goal of last year’s landmark Paris Agreement, which s
- Aug 29 20161 minute
A ‘Thousand-Year Storm’ Hits Louisiana
JACK DICKEY IN THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER CITY OF Baton Rouge, La., and the surrounding region, it has been an untempered summer, a season heartbreakingly free of half measures. Three police officers were shot dead in July, days after police had killed a
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2 Sleep With the Fishes
A HOUSEBOAT OFF DUBAI WITH AN UNDERWATER BEDROOM.
- Dec 19 20164 minutes
Where Do Schools Close Most Often For Weather?
The forecast has to be more frightful to cancel classes in some states than in others.
- Jul 18 20163 minutes
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‘Short-Lived’ Methane Could Raise Sea Levels For Another 800 Years
A new study shows that sea levels will keep increasing long after emissions leave the atmosphere.