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08-17-2022
Catastrophic volcanic eruption is more likely than we think
The world is "woefully underprepared" for a massive volcanic eruption, according to a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge's Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) and the University of Birmingham. The experts also warm that a catastrophic volcanic eruption is more likely than we think. "Data gathered from ice cores on the frequency of eruptions over deep time suggests there is a one-in-six chance of a magnitude seven explosion in the next one hundred years. That's a roll of the dice," said study...
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10-13-2016
Comet strike caused an ancient global warming event
A comet strike may have triggered the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum...
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10-13-2016
What happens when Antarctica melts?
A single season of intense melting buffeted Antarctica in 2001-2002....
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10-13-2016
NASA calculates total rainfall from Hurricane Matthew
A NASA rainfall analysis estimated the amount of rainfall generated...
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10-13-2016
Dangerous Hurricane Nicole closing in on Bermuda
Dangerous Hurricane Nicole closing in on Bermuda. The National Hurricane...
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10-13-2016
Hydrofluorocarbons: Greenhouse gases more powerful than carbon dioxide
Greenhouse gases that are more powerful than carbon dioxide are...
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10-13-2016
Rising mountain ranges have turned Central Asia into an arid wasteland
A new study by Stanford researchers has captured the de-greening...
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10-13-2016
Reborn Tropical Cyclone Aere headed for Vietnam
Tropical Cyclones sometimes reform after the become remnant low pressure...
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10-13-2016
Tropical Depression 24W seen moving toward Philippines
Tropical Depression 24W formed on Oct. 12 and continued to...
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10-12-2016
Humans should keep a safe distance while helping endangered primates
Primates claim the highest proportion of endangered species among all...
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10-12-2016
Some regions of the globe may benefit from climate change
Despite the many disastrous impacts of climate change, there are...
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10-12-2016
Corals and marine microbes work together shaping reefs
As they grow, corals are bathed in a sea of...
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10-12-2016
More Amazon deforestation is happening than officially documented
Efforts by the Brazilian government over the past 15 years...
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