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May Was The United States' Second Wettest Month On Record
It also marked the end of the wettest 12-month period in NOAA's 125 years of record-keeping.
Hurricane Florence’s Deadly Predecessor
Meteorologists are warning Hurricane Florence could be as bad as 1954’s Hurricane Hazel, one of the worst storms to ever make landfall in the United States.
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Photos Highlight Resilience Of Sri Lankans Hit By Torrential Downpour
More than 137,000 people have fled their homes.
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Study Finds Global Warming Has Made California's Drought Worse
Researchers say warming trends are responsible for as much as 20 percent of the drought.
Planning with Water (Part 3)
Director, World Ocean Observatory
In the past few editions I have been addressing the recognition of the global water crisis, its relationship to the effects
Effects of Climate Change in My Backyard
Monroe’s a religion columnist, weekly commentator on Boston Pu...
Understanding the interconnections and interdependence needed for a healthy planet to live and the global and collective work needed to fix the damage done is not just a backyard issue, but rather an LGBTQ one, too.
On Climate and the Environment, New York Is Leading Where Washington Fails
Eric T. Schneiderman
Attorney General for New York State
Late last month, a stalled weather front dumped more than 13.5 inches of rain in a few hours on Long Island, flooding over 1,000 homes and businesses, opening massive sinkholes, and forcing hundreds to evacuate. That's almost as much rain as Long Island typically gets in an entire summer.
The Risks to U.S. Water Resources From Climate Change
Peter H. Gleick
, Guest Writer
There are hundreds of pages of information, observations, projections, and conclusions to absorb -- almost all of it bad news.
Learning Los Angeles: Andy Lipkis on Making Our Cities More Like Forests
Andy's drive to repair the smog-damaged woods of the local mountains became a 40-year passion for addressing pollution, drought, and global warming through systems that mimic natural forests.
Video: After The Storm
Farmer on the Big Island's Hamakua Coast
Cloud cover and rain are most associated with low sun energy. This low sun energy applies to PV systems on people's roofs
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Hawaii's Diverse Terrain Makes For Spectacular Rainfalls
CORRECTION: A previous version of this article stated incorrectly that ancient Hawaiians had 2,000 names for rain. There
Mag's 'Once and Future Climate Change' Coverage
Dean, Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment
"Is the climate changing?" is not the big climate question one of the world's most respected scientific journals is seeking to address. Instead, the question they attempt to address is: What does climate change mean for us, for our ecosystems, for the globe?
The More We Know, the Worse it Gets
Director of Education, Alliance for Climate Education
This past week, two studies were published that point a finger at human-caused climate change as being the cause of bigger storms and flooding seen over the last few decades.
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Abu Dhabi Scientists Create Desert Rainstorms: Report
Monitored by the Max Planck Institute for Technology, a leading tank for the study of atmosphere physics, the fake storms
Scenes From A Record Rainstorm (PHOTOS)
Record amounts of rain fell all across the East Coast today, and the weather doesn't appear to be letting up anytime soon
Precarious Homes Potentially Subject To Climate Change (PHOTOS)
Although the local and even regional effects of climate change will vary from place to place, natural disasters will likely
Native Plants Belong in Native Habitats
To read more from Paige Donner visit her Green Blog Network an...
Only 7% of insects can eat non-native plants. Without insects to convert plant material to proteins most higher land animal life forms will go extinct.A California native oak tree can support over 400 different kinds of insects. A Norway maple, for example, supports nothing.
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