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Study: Oceans absorb vast amounts of man-made heat

Study: Oceans absorb vast amounts of man-made heat

WASHINGTON — The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released Monday showed.

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Study: Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997

Study: Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997

This image shows Pacific and Atlantic sections showing upper-ocean warming for the past six decades. Reds indicate a warming anomaly, blues a cooling anomaly.

January 18, 2016 9:04 amLoading…
Powerful replacement coming for big Wyoming climate computer

Powerful replacement coming for big Wyoming climate computer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — One of the world's most powerful computers used for earth-science research, including studies involving climate change, is scheduled to be replaced by an even faster machine.

January 11, 2016 7:04 am Related Loading…

Idaho landscape could be safe haven for native fish

LEWISTON, Idaho — Idaho's vertical geography may give salmon, steelhead and other native fish a fighting chance as climate change continues to alter their habitat for the worse.

January 01, 2016 5:00 pm Related Loading…
China's efforts on climate deal partly due to its pollution

China's efforts on climate deal partly due to its pollution

A woman wears a mask as she rides across a road on a polluted day in Beijing on Sunday. China’s push for a global climate pact is partly because of its own pressing need to solve its environmental problems, observers say.

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China's efforts on climate deal partly due to its pollution

China's efforts on climate deal partly due to its pollution

BEIJING — China’s push for a global climate pact was due in part to its own increasingly pressing need to solve serious environmental problems, observers said Sunday.

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Historic pact to slow global warming is celebrated in Paris

Historic pact to slow global warming is celebrated in Paris

Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Paris on Saturday, saying the newly adopted accord was too weak to save the planet.

December 12, 2015 2:33 pmLoading…
Historic pact to slow global warming is celebrated in Paris

Historic pact to slow global warming is celebrated in Paris

Activists were plentiful at the U.N. conference, where nearly 200 nations approved a global pact to fight climate change.

December 12, 2015 2:33 pmLoading…
Scientists enlist the big gun to get climate action: Faith

Scientists enlist the big gun to get climate action: Faith

In this photo dated Saturday, Dec 5, 2015, and provided by Taize, brother Alois, addresses people at an interfaith service for world leaders to curb global warming during a multi-lingual service at Church St Ignatius in Paris, France. The cold hard numbers of science haven't spurred the worl…

December 06, 2015 2:17 pmLoading…

AP Poll: Ecology, religion a natural mix for some Americans

WASHINGTON — As a group, the most religious Americans are less likely than others in the U.S. to trust the science of global warming. Yet one group of faithful Americans not only believes the threat is real, but also feels obliged to help save Earth’s climate, an analysis by the Associated P…

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Boats sit idle as algae threatens Dungeness crab season

San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf typically bustles this time of year as workers prepare to haul millions of pounds of Dungeness crab that are a tradition at Thanksgiving and other holiday meals.

November 13, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Untouched cave to provide clues to Black Hills history

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The National Park Service is beginning to excavate the mouth of an unexplored cave in the Black Hills of South Dakota, and researchers believe it could help broaden our understanding of how the region's climate has changed over thousands of years.

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Scientists targeted for cuts have studied GOP issues

MADISON, Wis. — The group of state Department of Natural Resources scientists that Republican lawmakers targeted for cuts has been working on a number of politically charged issues in recent years, including climate change, pollution and mining.

June 07, 2015 6:39 amLoading…

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