Dec 21

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Remembering a Year of Wild Weather

Wild winds, a searing drought, fires and a superstorm -- 2012 was a year of unusual and devastating natural disasters. These photos show what those erratic weather patterns meant for millions of Americans.

Dec 05

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Ocean Acidification: The Other Carbon Problem

Scientists call ocean acidification "the other carbon problem." When the ocean absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, it raises the pH of the water making it acidic. That shift makes sea animals' shell brittle, which makes a huge difference to…

Dec 04

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How Has Climate Change Affected Your Winter Sports?

A skier glides down a slope in Austria. Climate change threatens to alter winter weather patterns, which would affect beloved outdoor pastimes. Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters The winter of 2011 was so unusually warm and dry, it left some ski…

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