Volcano knocks Mauna Loa carbon monitoring station offline

The eruption of Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano has temporarily knocked off power to the world's premier station that measures heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, but officials Wednesday say it won't be a problem.

Seismic sensing reveals flood damage potential

Rapidly evolving floods are a major and growing hazard worldwide. Currently, their onset and evolution is hard to identify using existing systems. However, seismic sensors already in place to detect earthquakes could be a ...

Europe saw warmest summer on record in 2021

Scientists say last summer was the hottest summer on record in Europe, with temperatures a full 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than the average for the previous three decades.

Australia's largest coal-fired power plant to close

Australia's largest coal-fired power plant will shut in 2025—several years sooner than planned—operators announced Thursday, saying the facility is no longer viable given the low cost of renewables.

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