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01-23-2022
Projected atmospheric rivers could drench East Asia
A growing collection of studies has shown that global warming entails more than just higher temperatures. Extreme weather events are occurring more often and are becoming increasingly powerful in many parts of the world, necessitating an urgent need to forecast and prepare for them. The results of a new modeling study led by the University of Tsukuba predict that "atmospheric rivers" will cause more frequent and severe extreme downpour events across East Asia.  Atmospheric rivers are long, narrow regions of concentrated water vapor moving across the atmosphere....
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01-30-2017
Powerful storms pump up California’s snow-water deficit by 37%
While California’s long drought isn’t over, a pair of rainstorms...
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01-30-2017
Trump environmental resistance fights blackout via rogue social media accounts
In the past week, President Donald Trump has instituted a...
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01-30-2017
Hamsters fed corn become carnivorous cannibals
Hamsters fed corn turn from cute and cuddly into something from...
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01-30-2017
Mercury levels in fish may rise with global temperatures
The mercury is rising, in more ways than one. As...
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01-29-2017
Study: Nordic countries leading the world to a fossil free future
Want to know how a modern country can transition to a...
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01-28-2017
Activists: wall on U.S.-Mexico border will damage environment
Building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border would be an...
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01-27-2017
Scientists predict next mighty volcanic megaeruption
If it’s not giant asteroids headed for the earth, it’s...
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01-27-2017
Drone investigates massive fissure in the Arizona desert
A massive fissure has formed in the Arizona desert –...
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01-26-2017
UK Judge shuts down Nigerian Shell lawsuit
It looks as though one of the world’s biggest oil...
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01-26-2017
Scientists reconsider “pre-industrial” climate baseline
Has human behavior really changed the Earth’s climate baseline? Specifically,...
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01-25-2017
Scientists develop ways to more accurately measure snowfall
During a blizzard, you may be used to finding out...
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01-25-2017
Ancient meteor shower did not cause ‘explosion of life’ in ocean
A whopping 466 million years ago, an event known as...
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