The Age of Man: A New Geologic Epoch

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The Age of Man: A New Geologic Epoch

  • Published: Feb 22nd, 2011

Recent human activity is having such a significant environmental impact on the planet that we may be entering a new geologic epoch, known as the Anthropocene.

20 Big U.S. Cities that Should Worry About Sea Level Rise

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20 Big U.S. Cities that Should Worry About Sea Level Rise

  • Published: Feb 9th, 2011

A new study highlights 180 regions in the U.S. where sea level rise is likely to have a major impact. Here are photos of the 20 cities with populations over 300,000 which are likely to be affected.

Wild Winter Weather

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Wild Winter Weather

  • Published: Feb 2nd, 2011

Some wild winter weather has hit parts of Central and Eastern regions of the U.S. in the past few weeks. We take a look at some of the hardest-hit regions.

Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

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Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2011

With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin — lifeblood of the Southwest — appears headed for a day of reckoning.

Water, Water, Everywhere: 2011’s Floods

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Water, Water, Everywhere: 2011’s Floods

  • Published: Jan 14th, 2011

Massive floods struck three countries this week: Australia, Brazil, and Sri Lanka

Global Surface Temperature Anomalies

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Global Surface Temperature Anomalies

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2011

Different groups of scientists use different methods to track global surface temperatures, but the data shows the same warming trend.

Future Renewable Fuel Standard Targets

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Future Renewable Fuel Standard Targets

  • Published: Jan 7th, 2011

Renewable Fuel Standards designate the minimum levels at which several categories of biofuel are consumed through 2022.

Top Ten Climate-Related Events of 2010

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Top Ten Climate-Related Events of 2010

  • Published: Dec 16th, 2010

We round-up the top ten climate-related events of 2010.