What planting tomatoes shows us about climate change

There's a piece of gardening lore in my hometown which has been passed down for generations: never plant your tomatoes before Show Day, which, in Tasmania, is the fourth Saturday in October. If you're foolhardy enough to ...

Ozone hole grows this year, but still shrinking in general

The Antarctic ozone hole last week peaked at a moderately large size for the third straight year—bigger than the size of North America—but experts say it's still generally shrinking despite recent blips because of high ...

Europe heading for warmer-than-average winter: forecaster

Europe faces a higher-than-usual chance of a cold blast of weather before the end of the year, but the winter overall is likely to be warmer than average, the continent's long-range weather forecaster said Thursday.

Warming world creates hazard for Alpine glaciers

Italy was enduring a prolonged heat wave before a massive piece of Alpine glacier broke off and killed hikers on Sunday and experts say climate change will make those hot, destabilizing conditions more common.

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