Increasing ocean temperature threatens Greenland's ice sheet

Scientists at the University of California, Irvine and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have for the first time quantified how warming coastal waters are impacting individual glaciers in Greenland's fjords. Their work is ...

Four steps for Earth: A holistic approach to saving the planet

This decade must be the turning point, where we transform humanity's relationship with nature and put the planet on a path to recovery, argues a global team of researchers in a paper published today [Friday 22 Jan] outlining ...

Nuclear war could trigger big El Nino and decrease seafood

A nuclear war could trigger an unprecedented El Niño-like warming episode in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, slashing algal populations by 40 percent and likely lowering the fish catch, according to a Rutgers-led study.

Storm threatens Midwest with heavy snow, travel disruptions

A major winter storm is threatening to blanket parts of the middle of the country with more than a foot of snow Monday, promising to disrupt travel and even forcing the closure of some coronavirus testing sites.

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