Archive: 10/12/2009

Stolen e-mails embolden climate change skeptics

(AP) -- At a critical time, the uproar over stolen e-mails suggesting scientists suppressed contrary views about climate change has emboldened skeptics - including congressional Republicans looking to scuttle President Barack ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Environment
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Asian carp raises fear and loathing on Great Lakes

(AP) -- After nearly four decades as a fishing guide on the Great Lakes, Pat Chrysler has seen enough damage from invasive species to fear what giant, ravenous Asian carp could do to the nation's largest bodies of freshwater.

dateDec 10, 2009 in Ecology
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Cyclone Cleo back down to tropical storm status

Cleo has run into wind shear and it has weakened it from a cyclone to a tropical storm. Cleo's maximum sustained winds are now down to 69 mph, and expected to continue falling. NASA's TRMM satellite noticed that an opening ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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