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Global Warming Amplifying Texas Drought, Wildfires, Scientists Say

Global Warming Amplifying Texas Drought, Wildfires, Scientists Say

The current drought is worse than any other that most Texans can remember, and it also comes after nearly a decade of drought across most of the Southwest.… Read More

Insurance Companies Unprepared for Climate Change, Report Says

Insurance Companies Unprepared for Climate Change, Report Says

Most insurance companies see climate change as a source of risk, but don't have plans set up to manage those risks. … Read More

Huge Chunk of a Greenland Glacier Set to Break Off - Again

Huge Chunk of a Greenland Glacier Set to Break Off - Again

Ice is melting all over the planet, but it’s what happens to land ice, such as the vast Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, that will largely determine how high sea levels rise during the coming decades.… Read More

Irene’s Potential for Destruction Made Worse by Global Warming, Sea Level Rise

Irene’s Potential for Destruction Made Worse by Global Warming, Sea Level Rise

As Hurricane Irene bears down on the mid-Atlantic states and New England, it's obvious to ask: is this climate change? It's the wrong question.… Read More

Earthquake! How Vulnerable are the Nation’s Nuclear Plants?

Earthquake! How Vulnerable are the Nation’s Nuclear Plants?

In the wake of today's 5.9-magnitude earthquake in Virginia, two nuclear plants shut down automatically as a precaution. How many of the nation's nukes are at risk from quakes?… Read More

Southern Heat and Drought Projected to Continue into Fall, Forecasters Say

Southern Heat and Drought Projected to Continue into Fall, Forecasters Say

Some parts of Texas have had a bit of rain during the past month, but as O’Lenic says, it hasn’t been enough to relieve the exceptionally dry conditions.… Read More

Antarctic Ice Melt: The Big Picture

Antarctic Ice Melt: The Big Picture

A stunning new map gives scientists a detailed look at how, where, and how fast ice flows across Antarctica today.… Read More

Climate Change Offers Up a New Wine List

Climate Change Offers Up a New Wine List

Climate change could dramatically affect the climate that has made California wine country so successful. Read More