Earth Science

High heat but no record: 2018 was 4th warmest year on Earth

Jan 24, 2019

Scientists calculate that 2018 was 4th warmest on record for Earth

Scientists ask Minnesota governor to stick with Line 3 suit

Jan 24, 2019

A group of scientists has urged Gov. Tim Walz to join them in opposing Enbridge Energy's plan to replace the stretch of its Line 3 crude oil pipeline that cuts across northern Minnesota

Government shutdown delays, disrupts environmental studies

Jan 24, 2019

Environmental research projects across the country are being delayed and disrupted by the monthlong partial federal government shutdown _ and not just those conducted by government agencies

Toyota, Panasonic announce venture for green auto batteries

Jan 22, 2019

Toyota, Panasonic set Corp. set green auto battery joint venture

Teach kids about climate change? This state might require it

Jan 16, 2019

A legislative proposal in Connecticut would mandate instruction in climate change in public schools statewide, beginning in elementary school

MLK daughter: Firing not best for weatherman who used slur

Jan 10, 2019

A daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. says a TV meteorologist who uttered a racial slur while saying her father's name shouldn't have been fired

Maine scientist finds tiny plants thrive under Greenland ice

Jan 10, 2019

A study authored by a scientist with a Maine lab says microscopic plants are able to thrive beneath the ice that covers the Greenland Sea

A slur or a slip-up? Meteorologist is fired, city is roiled

Jan 9, 2019

Did a TV meteorologist use a racial slur on the air or simply flub a line? Upstate NY city roiled by debate over racism

Strong quake off Philippines prompts panic, tsunami warning

Dec 29, 2018

A strong undersea earthquake has struck off the southern Philippines and the head of the country's quake-monitoring agency has advised people in a southeastern province to avoid beaches in case of a tsunami

Anak Krakatau volcano now a quarter of its pre-eruption size

Dec 29, 2018

Scientists say Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano island, which erupted and collapsed a week ago triggering a deadly tsunami, is now only about a quarter of its pre-eruption size

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