rss Last update Signs of ancient megatsunami could portend modern hazard, 1 hour ago

Earth news

Heat waves hit heat islands hardest

Extreme summers like that of 2012—which saw record temperatures in cities across the U.S.—may be atypical, but experts say they will return, especially as the planet warms under climate change. And as they do, cities ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Environment
shares711 comments 2
Trending topics
  1. climate change
  2. water
  3. carbon dioxide
  4. tropical cyclones
  1. nasa
  2. greenhouse gas emissions
  3. climate
  4. aqua satellite
  1. california
  2. nature climate change
  3. greenhouse gas
  4. climate models

Scientists solve deep ocean carbon riddle

New research involving scientists from University of Southampton and the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS) has identified a crucial process behind the reason why dissolved organic carbon (DOC) levels in the ...

Ocean circulation rethink solves climate conundrum

Researchers from the University of Exeter believe they have solved one of the biggest puzzles in climate science. The new study, published in Nature Geoscience, explains the synchrony observed during glacial periods when ...

A quarter of fish sold at markets contain man-made debris

Roughly a quarter of the fish sampled from fish markets in California and Indonesia contained man-made debris—plastic or fibrous material—in their guts, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, and ...

UAF model used to estimate Antarctic ice sheet melting

To see how burning up the Earth's available fossil fuels might affect the Antarctic ice sheet, scientists turned to a computer program developed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute. The ice would disappear, ...

Nearly half of US seafood supply is wasted

As much as 47 percent of the edible U.S. seafood supply is lost each year, mainly from consumer waste, new research from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) suggests.

Global warming: Are trees going on strike?

Trees, crucial absorbers of climate-harming carbon dioxide gas, may finally be balking at an ever-earlier spring season brought on by global warming, researchers said Wednesday.

Researchers reveal when global warming first appeared

The indications of climate change are all around us today but now researchers have revealed for the first time when and where the first clear signs of global warming appeared in the temperature record and where those signals ...

Effort to map aurora borealis using Twitter
Scientists advise letting wildfires burn when prudent
Siberian Traps likely culprit for end-Permian extinction
How much water does US fracking really use?
One simple question, many unexpected applications

Find more news articles via sort by date page