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Science & Technology
July 16, 2020
Climate change makes freak Siberian heat 600 times likelier
Nearly impossible without man-made global warming, this year’s freak Siberian heat wave is producing climate change’s most ...
July 14, 2020
Burger King addresses climate change by changing cows' diets
Burger King is staging an intervention with its cows. The chain has rebalanced the diet of some of the cows by adding lemon ...
July 13, 2020
Look out, Mars: Here we come with a fleet of spacecraft
Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth — big time. Three countries — the United States, China and the United Arab ...
July 03, 2020
Fish more vulnerable to warming water than first thought
Global warming looks like it will be a bigger problem for the world’s fish species than scientists first thought: A new study ...
June 24, 2020
The Arctic is on fire: Siberian heat wave alarms scientists
The Arctic is feverish and on fire — at least parts of it are. And that’s got scientists worried about what it means for the ...
May 20, 2020
Study: World carbon pollution falls 17% during pandemic peak
The world cut its daily carbon dioxide emissions by 17% at the peak of the pandemic shutdown last month, a new study found.
May 10, 2020
Virus delay, early ice melt challenge Arctic science mission
They prepared for icy cold and trained to be on the watch for polar bears, but a pandemic just wasn't part of the program.
May 02, 2020
Solar, wind energy struggle as coronavirus takes toll
The U.S. renewable energy industry is reeling from the new coronavirus pandemic, which has delayed construction, put ...
April 24, 2020
Pandemic forces Arctic expedition to take 3-week break
Organizers of a year-long international Arctic science expedition say they have found a way to keep going despite ...
April 22, 2020
As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner
An unplanned grand experiment is changing Earth. As people across the globe stay home to stop the spread of the new ...
April 22, 2020
Climate activist: leaders must act in unison during crises
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday urged world leaders to act together, based on scientists' advice, in ...
April 13, 2020
As the going gets tough, America returns to experts for help
An invisible enemy is killing thousands and forcing people worldwide to cower behind closed doors. Unfounded conspiracy ...
March 31, 2020
Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push
The Trump administration's rollback of mileage standards Tuesday marks a win for Americans who like their SUVs and pickup ...
March 02, 2020
Half of world's sandy beaches at risk from climate change
Scientists say that half of the world's sandy beaches could disappear by the end of the century if climate change continues ...
February 12, 2020
BP lays out long-term ambition to achieve net-zero emissions
Energy producer BP said Wednesday it wants to eliminate or offset all carbon emissions from its operations and the oil and ...
February 07, 2020
High water wreaks havoc on Great Lakes, swamping communities
Rita Alton has an unusual morning routine these days: Wake up. Get dressed. Go outside to see if her house is closer to ...
January 21, 2020
Backatcha: Thunberg returns Trump's climate jibe
Greta Thunberg isn't easily intimidated. The 17-year-old Swedish activist wasted little time on Tuesday to push back against ...
January 20, 2020
Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia
Australia’s forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times and scientists say the landscape is being permanently ...
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