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World Jan 15The last decade was the hottest on record
2019, the second-warmest year on record, capped off a decade plagued by raging wildfires, melting ice and extreme weather that researchers have repeatedly tied to human activity.
World Nov 04U.S. tells UN it is officially leaving Paris climate deal
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he submitted a formal notice to the United Nations. That starts a withdrawal process that does not become official for one year.
Nation Oct 23Tiny Midwestern bird ready to fly off the endangered species list
The interior least tern population has increased tenfold since 1985, to more than 18,000.
Science Oct 16Scientists discover big storms can create ‘stormquakes’
A stormquake is more an oddity than something that can hurt you, because no one is standing on the sea floor during a hurricane, said Wenyuan Fan, a Florida State University seismologist who was the study's lead author.
Politics Sep 07NOAA assailed for defending Trump’s Hurricane Dorian claim
WASHINGTON — Former top officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are assailing the agency for undermining its weather forecasters as it defends President Donald Trump’s statement from days ago that Hurricane Dorian threatened Alabama. They say NOAA’s action…
World Aug 18Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacier
With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier.
World Aug 16‘Greenland is not for sale’ government responds to Trump
Greenland's government said it saw President Donald Trump's interest in buying the semiautonomous Danish territory as "interest in investing in our country."…
World Aug 16NASA scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice
NASA researchers want to know whether the melting is being caused more by warm air or warm seawater. The answer could be crucial to Earth's future.
World Aug 08United Nations predicts hungry future, due to global warming, that can be avoided
A new United Nations report examines how global warming and land interact in a vicious cycle. Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the land, while the way people use the land is making global warming worse.
Nation Jun 08AP fact check: Trump and the credit and blame game
The apportioning of credit and blame went awry in President Donald Trump’s remarks over the past week.