News tagged with noaa

California drought

California is supposed to be the Golden State. Make that golden brown. The entire west coast of the United States is changing color as the deepest drought in more than a century unfolds. According to the US Dept. of Agriculture ...

Feb 10, 2014
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US power plant emissions down, study finds

Power plants that use natural gas and a new technology to squeeze more energy from the fuel release far less of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide than coal-fired power plants do, according to a new analysis ...

Jan 09, 2014
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Mild 2013 cuts Arctic a break, warming woes remain

The rapid melting in the Arctic eased up this year. But the government says global warming is still dramatically altering the top of the world, reducing the number of reindeer and shrinking snow and ice, while increasing ...

Dec 12, 2013
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