Earth Science

Before moon landing, astronauts learned geology in Arizona

Jul 8, 2019

Northern Arizona's fields of volcanic cinders and craters have been a training ground for every astronaut who has walked on the moon

Melted Alaska sea ice alarms coast residents, scientists

Jul 1, 2019

Northern Alaska coastal communities and climate scientists say sea ice disappeared far earlier than normal this spring and it's affecting wildlife

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge

Jun 26, 2019

A coal train has derailed into the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia

Smoke from US wildfires boosting health risk for millions

Jun 25, 2019

Wildfires in the Western US are churning out waves of unhealthy smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to cause a spike in premature deaths as climate change makes the blazes worse

Scientists on Madeira see new 'plasticrust' sea pollution

Jun 25, 2019

Researchers say they may have identified a new kind of plastic pollution in the sea and they're calling it "plasticrust."

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some

Jun 20, 2019

A small but growing number of travelers in Europe and North America are shunning planes because of the high levels of greenhouse gas emissions they produce

EPA defies climate warnings, gives coal plants a reprieve

Jun 19, 2019

The Trump administration has carried out a sweeping about-face on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants.

Trump's UN envoy nominee defends climate record

Jun 19, 2019

President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is defending her record on climate change, saying it is a "real risk to our planet" that must be addressed

Emails: Trump official consulting climate change rejecters

Jun 14, 2019

Emails show a Trump administration national security official seeking help crafting challenges to climate change science from advisers with a controversial think tank

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast

May 31, 2019

US scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches

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