Earth Science

MacArthur Foundation announces $625K genius grant recipients

Sep 25, 2019

A legal scholar who studies cyber harassment, a professor who specializes in the impact of slavery, and a paleoclimatologist who studies global warming are among this year's MacArthur fellows and recipients of genius grants

AP-NORC Poll: Americans somewhat confident in climate fight

Sep 18, 2019

A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that Americans have a mix of confidence and pessimism in fighting climate change

Experts say adapting to climate change can pay off manifold

Sep 10, 2019

A group of leaders from business, politics and science says a massive investment in adapting to climate change over the next decade would reap significant returns, as countries avoid catastrophic losses and boost their economies

Scientists monitoring new marine heat wave off West Coast

Sep 5, 2019

Federal scientists say they are monitoring a new ocean heat wave off the U.S. West Coast

Earth's future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

Aug 20, 2019

Scientists studying the melting of the ice in Greenland this summer are finding themselves working in shirtsleeve weather without the need for gloves

Blooms, beasts affected as Alaska records hottest month

Aug 18, 2019

Alaska's warmest month ever was good for gardens but hard on life elsewhere in the state

Climate change still threatens key US river after wet winter

Aug 15, 2019

Climate change is still threatening an important river in the American West despite a winter with lots of snow and rain

AP FACT CHECK: The Democratic debates and Trump counterpunch

Aug 3, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: The Democratic debates and Trump's counterpunches under scrutiny

Meteorologist: Russia wildfires linked to climate change

Aug 2, 2019

The head of Russia's meteorological service says he sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the country's Far East

'A floodier future': Scientists say records will be broken

Jul 10, 2019

Federal scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino weather system

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