Plastic may be a significant source of air pollution, concluded a new study that shows how microplastics may be carried through winds and precipitation.
It also marked the end of the wettest 12-month period in NOAA's 125 years of record-keeping.
Scientists say that even the world's driest places are in for a drenching.
This is the third report of its kind. The first came in 2000, during the Clinton administration. The George W. Bush administration
Christie has also pulled his state out of a Northeastern regional plan to cut carbon emissions and eliminated the Office
Risk is risk. Those who refuse to gamble with the environment will continue to be pitted against those who refuse to recognize the imminent dangers facing our planet.
People have long believed that bad weather is some kind of vengeful divine retribution, punishment for our earthly misbehavior. Certainly in the face of extreme hardship, this is a tempting response, based, perhaps, on guilt.
BOULDER - Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder figured out that planes often inadvertently
California's Water Problems Weren't Caused By a Fish: We Need a 21st Century Water Policy for Fish and People
California is at a crossroads; it can either follow its old course toward drought and an insufficient drinking water supply, or it can commit to a new, smart-water solution for the 21st century.