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Natural Disasters

Robert De Niro says the U.S. replaced science with ignorance. And he's right.

Climate change was on everyone’s mind at today’s World Government Summit in Dubai. It’s not hard to see why. American Samoa was being hit by a …

Earth Might Be Warming, Pruitt Finally Admits, But Would Be 'Arrogant' for Humanity to Act to Stop It

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt argued in at least two recent interviews that green groups, scientists, and other advocates …

At least 6 killed, 76 missing after earthquake hits Taiwan tourist area

Rescuers were working Wednesday to try to reach people who were trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan’s east coast caused several buildings …

Researchers used these six critical thinking steps to kill 42 common climate change denialist arguments

Sixcess!<p>Trying to argue the case for manmade climate change against those that refuse to believe all those eggheaded book-learnin’ scientists has …

Carbon Pollution Has Shoved The Climate Back At Least 12 Million Years, Harvard Scientist Says

The level of carbon now in the atmosphere hasn’t been seen in 12 million years, a Harvard scientist said in Chicago Thursday, and this pollution is rapidly pushing the climate back to its state in the Eocene Epoch, more than 33 million years ago, when there was no ice on either pole.<p>“We have …

Climate Change

This powerful greenhouse gas has been rising sharply for a decade. Now we know why

Just over a decade ago, scientists found that methane — a potent greenhouse gas — had begun to rapidly increase in our atmosphere. The amounts of gas …

Climate Change

What Is A La Niña And What Could It Mean For The U.S. This Winter?

It hasn’t felt much like fall across most of the United States over the past few weeks. It doesn’t feel like summer ever ended in some spots. The cool air will slowly begin winning the battle over summer’s lingering warmth, and with the crispness will come the discussion over what kind of weather …

Weather

The world's tropical forests now emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined

Scientists have a wake-up call for the world.<p>Tropical forests are now a threat in our fight against climate change. They emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined, according to a study recently published in Science. This wasn't always the case.<p>After all, trees absorb CO2 from the …

Trucks