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WASHINGTON -- The ratio of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has surpassed 400 parts per million in an average daily reading at Hawaii’s Mauna Loa Observatory, the highest concentration of the heat-trapping greenhouse gas in millions of...
Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
The United Nation’s weather agency has confirmed that 2012 was the ninth warmest year since record keeping began in 1850, and the 27th consecutive year that global land and ocean temperatures were above average. Last year exceeded the global...
Summer is almost here, and with it likely some blistering hot days. A recent study suggests the elderly should beware when the temperature spikes, because they face an increased risk of winding up in the emergency room short of breath on those days. And...
McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceWith just 1,000 men, women and children accustomed to - and often preferring - the seclusion their permanent residence affords, Block Island doesn't often have issues big enough to draw even one-tenth of its year-round population out of their homes on a...
Michael McAuliff writes for the Huffington Post about Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's rebuttal to those who contend God would never allow mankind to destroy the planet: Although Whitehouse did not name names, some of his Senate colleagues could be counted as...
Tags: Pat Roberts, John Shimkus, Weather, Paul C. Broun, Conservation
The federal sequester could hurt Florida's ability to recover after a hurricane because less money will be available to prepare the National Guard, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday. Further, he said National Guardsmen are to be furloughed and won't...
Re. "Flood risk: Bane of Balboa Island's existence," (May 5): I was surprised no mention was made of the reason the Federal Emergency Management Agency revised its flood maps — global warming. FEMA's conservative estimate of sea rise, according to...
Since Shavuot is z'man matan Torateinu (the commemoration of the giving of the Torah to the Israelites on Mount Sinai), many dedicated religious Jews admirably stay up the entire first night of Shavuot to hear talks about and discuss Torah teachings....
A Crestview Preparatory School teacher is headed to Ecuador this summer to study climate change and caterpillars. Ryan J. Bache, who teaches 6th grade at the La Caņada private school, won an Earthwatch Institute fellowship to conduct his research. He is...
Tags: Weather, Ecuador, Conservation, Google+, Ecosystems
BOYNE CITY — Hundreds of Northern Michigan residents turned out to hear three groups speak to the reasons behind the declining Great Lakes water levels at the Boyne City High School's performing arts center. Jennifer McKay, policy specialist with...
A climate scientist once targeted by state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli over his research will be guest lecturer at the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton on Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. As part of the center’s Sigma Series forum on science and...
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