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Sunburned in Siberia: Heat Wave Leads to Wildfires

Sunburned in Siberia: Heat Wave Leads to Wildfires

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2013

A heat wave in Siberia has led to a surge in wildfires, releasing large amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

2012 Year in Pictures: The Top 10 Most Striking Images

2012 Year in Pictures: The Top 10 Most Striking Images

  • Published: Dec 29th, 2012

Call it our year in pictures as 2012 may be remembered for some of these top 10 images.

Extreme Weather 101: Drought & Our Changing Climate

Extreme Weather 101: Drought & Our Changing Climate

  • Published: Dec 26th, 2012

Scientist Mike Brewer and meteorologist Dan Satterfield explain the connection between drought and a changing climate.

Image of the Day: Walnut Trees Can’t Stand the Heat

  • Published: Oct 1st, 2012

Research has shown that the hotter, drier conditions associated with climate change may prove fatal for walnut trees.

Image of the Day: Cookies & Candy for the Cows

  • Published: Sep 29th, 2012

With this year's drought driving up corn prices, farmers have turned to a cheaper feed solution of cookies and candy.

Image of the Day: Fish Sticks! A One-Two Climate Punch

  • Published: Sep 17th, 2012

For Alaska pollock, the white fish primarily used in fish-sticks, climate change is a one-two punch.

Global Warming Good for Biodiversity? Only at a Big Cost

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

New study says there's more biodiversity in a warmer world, but only after wiping out many existing species.

Image of the Day: Tiny Robots to Repair the Reefs

  • Published: Sep 3rd, 2012

Scottish researchers are developing small underwater robots that could be sent in swarms to save coral reefs.