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In just four days, extreme heat melted the snow off this massive glacier

Earth's Northern Hemisphere experienced a scorching summer, with 90-degree temperatures in Arctic reindeer country and heat waves toppling records …

Global Warming

Customer takes Bell to court and wins, as judge agrees telecom giant can't promise a price, then change it

A Toronto man is elated after a deputy judge ruled that a verbal contract he made with a Bell customer service agent trumps the contract the telecom …

Open Insights: EIA's Weekly Petroleum Report (01/19/18)

(<i>We've recently updated our oil thesis for 2018 in two parts (Part 1 and Part 2), and invite readers to review these articles, which provides some</i> …

Oil

Pollution in London higher than during the Great Smog – archive, 30 January 1959

<b>30 January 1959:</b> Conditions described as “very grim” by the AA, with visibility in south-east London varying between nil and ten yards<p>Fog stretched last night from the Home Counties westwards into Devon and South Wales and northwards through the Midlands and East Anglia up to Yorkshire. It is …

Earth's Magnetic Poles Are Overdue For a Switch And We're Not Prepared

The magnetic field is already shifting.<p>Earth's magnetic field is pretty adept at flipping polarity. The poles have swapped, reversing north and …

Earth Science

Heavy ash fall from Philippine volcano halts motorists

LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — A heavy shroud of ash from erupting Mount Mayon in the Philippines halted vehicles in at least two towns due to poor …

‘Inevitable’ 9.0 earthquake, tsunami will hit Canada’s West Coast: expert

The threat of the “big one” hitting Western Canada has been looming for years. Experts say a powerful magnitude 9.0 earthquake could rip through the …

Tsunamis

New York City just declared war on the oil industry | Bill McKibben

The home of Wall Street announced on Wednesday that it will be divesting its massive pension fund from fossil fuels. That hits fossil fuel giants where it hurts<p>Over the years, the capital of the fight against climate change has been Kyoto, or Paris – that’s where the symbolic political agreements …

New York City

Alcohol Increases Your Cancer Risk Because It Damages The DNA In Your Stem Cells

'This thought-provoking research highlights the damage alcohol can do to our cells.'<p>Scientists have long known that drinking alcohol can increase …

China is planning to go to the dark side of the moon

This year, China plans to boldly go where no superpower has gone before — the far side of the moon.<p>In a bid to become the new world leader in lunar …

10-year, $125 million study needed of Gulf Loop Current that feeds hurricanes, scientist say | NOLA.com

A better understanding of the deep, warm water Loop Current System of the Gulf of Mexico - which contributed to the rapid intensification of …

6 Volcanoes That Could Erupt In 2018

The eruption of Mount Agung on the island of Bali has sparked worldwide media interest, yet volcanic eruptions in Indonesia are nothing new. Of the …

New double-pane quantum dot solar windows generate power with better efficiency

Researchers at an American national laboratory have now employed quantum dots for double-pane solar windows that offer shading, insulation, and, of …

Six Volcanoes That Will be on Volcano Scientists' Radar in 2018

The eruption of Mount Agung on the island of Bali has sparked worldwide media interest, yet volcanic eruptions in Indonesia are nothing new. Of the …

Kim Jong-un: North Korea's nuclear arsenal is now complete

Leader says US ‘can never start a war against me’ and also hopes for better ties with Seoul before the Winter Olympics<p>North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has warned the United States his country’s nuclear forces are now “completed”, adding that the nuclear launch button was always within easy …

Utah doctor's response to Trump tweet on climate change goes viral

(KUTV) - President Trump's Thursday tweet about how "we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming [sic]" set off a not-uncommon …

From 'angry summer' to 'weird winter': 2017 was riddled with extreme weather | Amanda McKenzie

Australia is the land of droughts and floods, but they are becoming more frequent and forceful. The window of opportunity to act on climate change is closing<p>The fingerprints of climate change can be traced across 2017, with extreme weather events witnessed around the world; from supercharged …

5 Healthy Ways to Prevent End of Year Burn Out

The final stretch of the year can sometimes feel like the hardest. As the New Year approaches, there is often pressure to finish (or even start) all the things you haven’t quite gotten around to. Not to mention the added stress the holidays can bring from hosting your in-laws to trying to conquer …

Scientists develop a method to print stable biological structures; could be applied to printing human organs in future- Technology News, Firstpost

Scientists have developed a way to print stable biological structures using bio-ink, an advance that may someday lead to printed human organ …

3.4 magnitude quake strikes near Hollister

HOLLISTER — A 3.4 magnitude earthquake rattled San Benito County Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey reported<p>The quake hit at 4:22 p.m., …

This is why readers aren’t happy about the tax cut

In Tuesday’s column, I wondered why so few Americans looked favorably on President Trump’s tax cuts. They are, after all, cuts in tax rates.<p>One study …

We Finally Have Evidence That Black Holes Drive Winds Shaping Their Entire Galaxy

This is epic!<p>Black holes are so weird and so mysterious, it's possible we're never going to unravel all their puzzles. But this new one is pretty …

Stephen Hawking's Incredible Predictions in 2017

<b>We Only Have 100 Years Left On Earth</b><p>Thanks to modern day health care, 100 years is nearly a lifetime, but in May, Hawking proposed that this is how …

Ice will return but extinctions can't be reversed. We must act now

We have to develop digital forecasts of species’ responses to climate change, design robust strategies to protect as many as possible, and help nature to adapt<p>Each day increasingly dangerous hurricanes, wildfires, and floods betray the influence of climate change. We are appalled at the accruing …

Climate scientists warn time is running out to prevent global environmental collapse

Time is running out to prevent a global environmental collapse — that's the stark warning 15,364 of the world's leading climate scientists have sent …

Ancient ice sheet melted quicker than we thought

A warming climate reduced the mass of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet by about half in as few as 500 years, new research suggests.<p>The finding could …

Hydrogen could deliver one fifth of world carbon cuts by 2050 - industry group

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Increasing the use of hydrogen in power, transport, heat and industry could deliver around one fifth of the total carbon emissions cuts needed to limit global warming to safe levels by mid-century, a report by the Hydrogen Council said on Monday.<p>FILE PHOTO - People are …

Canada's most shameful environmental secret must not remain hidden | Tzeporah Berman

These open, unlined ponds currently cover 220 sq km, an area of land equivalent to 73 New York Central Parks<p>This week, the Canadian government will be in Bonn touting Canada’s climate plan. It will be joined by Canadian oil companies working to put a green hue on Canadian tar sands – but the world …