Elani Claassen

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January Was Fourth-Warmest On Record

This January was the warmest January since 2007 and the fourth-warmest in recorded history, according to new data.<p>The National Oceanic and …

Severe weather likely across the eastern U.S. Thursday and Friday

Severe weather is likely across portions of the U.S. Southeast and into the Midwest<p>A potent area of low pressure will intensify Thursday and Friday …

Scientists Fear Ecological Disaster In Nicaragua's Planned Canal

Scientists are raising the alarm about the possible environmental consequences of a huge shipping canal that could cut across Nicaragua, from the Pacific to the Atlantic.<p>The government of this Central American nation has signed a deal with a Chinese company that is planning to build a maritime …

Globally, January 2014 had highest temps since 2007

January 2014 also marked the 38th consecutive January and 347th consecutive month (almost 29 years) with a global temperature above the 20th century …

Global Warming

Launch a Balloon for Science

Have you got anything going on for April 18 - 21, 2014? If not, you might want to set aside that weekend for some quality balloon time.<p>The Global Space Balloon Challenge (GSBC) wants people from around the world to build and launch their own high altitude balloons. The goal is to launch balloons to …

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