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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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Climate change could lead to a new Dust Bowl despite technological advances
A recent study finds that extreme drought conditions could lead...
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Offshore wind farms pose a risk to birds of prey
Migrating raptors often fly toward wind turbines at offshore wind...
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12-21-2016
Group of Seattle kids advance their climate change lawsuit
A judge in Seattle ruled on Monday that eight children...
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12-21-2016
Obama bans oil and gas leasing indefinitely in Arctic and Atlantic waters
In the final weeks of his presidency, President Barack Obama...
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12-21-2016
Scientists say industrialization is to blame for rapid population decline
According to a new theory from researchers at UTHealth, industrialization...
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12-21-2016
New map shows PHCZs chemical contamination in the Great Lakes
Nasty chemicals called polyhalogenated carbazoles, or PHCZ, are polluting the great...
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12-20-2016
Palm oil plantations are limiting the movements of tropical butterflies
Palm oil plantations, which produce oil for commercial use in...
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12-20-2016
Space lasers shed new light on phytoplankton blooms
Phytoplankton blooms are the foundation of the ocean's food web....
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12-20-2016
Arctic lakes are melting earlier every year
In another clear sign that the Earth is warming, scientists...
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12-19-2016
Local weather plays big role in climate change beliefs
There are many key factors that determine a person's climate...
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12-19-2016
CryoSat and SMOS satellites team up to measure disappearing Arctic sea ice
One of the biggest harbingers of climate change is the...
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12-19-2016
Obama enacts law to protect streams and forests from coal mining
In the final weeks of his presidency, President Barack Obama...
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