Maryangel Rogliero

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Florida County Goes To Court Over 'Acid Fracking' Near Everglades

In southwest Florida, county officials are fighting the state over a new oil drilling process that's known by many different names: acidification, acidizing, acid stimulation and acid fracking.<p>Collier County has charged that state regulators have been lax in their oversight of the drilling, …

California's King Fire

The King Fire started about five days ago, in a California canyon 60 miles east of Sacramento, and has since burned an estimated 70,000 acres of steep forested terrain. The wildfire is one of nearly a dozen major blazes being fought across the state right now, driven in part by the ongoing severe …

Obama opens East Coast to oil search

Florida Everglades wildfire spreads and threatens residents with severe smoke

A wildfire that burned more than 20,000 acres of the Florida Everglades has spread, forestry officials said, threatening to cover millions of residents in the south of the state with a thick smoky blanket for another day.<p>The blaze, which began on Sunday probably with a lightning strike on parched …

'Water war' in Brazil as Rio's supply threatened

São Paulo and Rio authorities battle over scarce water resources as reservoirs run dry<p>A severe drought affecting Brazil’s biggest city has led to a “water war” that could cause the water supply to collapse in parts of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.<p>Authorities in São Paulo have been battling a water …

Human Activity Really Is Melting Glaciers, Study Says

Time lapse photography of shrinking glaciers makes a powerful visual case for the impact of human-caused global warming. That's why, for example, it's used in former Vice President Al Gore's slideshow, An Inconvenient Truth, and by GlacierWorks, a nonprofit started by famed mountaineer and …

Global Warming