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Can corals survive climate change?

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A group of international scientists, including scientists from Australia, have issued advice that more research is urgently required to determine ...

NASA’s IMERG shows rainfall accumulation along Harvey’s track

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As Harvey continues to dump catastrophic rains over southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana, NASA has been tallying rainfall accumulations in ...

NASA calculates Tropical Storm Harvey’s flooding rainfall

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At NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, an analysis of Hurricane Harvey’s tremendous rainfall was created using eight ...

Rush hour pollution may be more dangerous than you think

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DURHAM, N.C. — The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress during rush hour commutes has ...

North American monsoon storms fewer but more extreme

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Monsoon season now brings more extreme wind and rain to central and southwestern Arizona than in the past, according to ...

The last survivors on Earth

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The world’s most indestructible species, the tardigrade, an eight-legged micro-animal, also known as the water bear, will survive until the ...

Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing

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WASHINGTON, DC — Climate change is causing thick ice deposits that form along Arctic rivers to melt nearly a month ...

Paintings, sunspots and frost fairs: Rethinking the Little Ice Age

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The whole concept of the ‘Little Ice Age’ is ‘misleading’, as the changes were small-scale, seasonal and insignificant compared with ...

Investment key in adapting to climate change in West Africa

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Climate projections for West Africa show that crop yields and grass for livestock grazing are likely to decline in the ...

Study reveals the atmospheric footprint of global warming hiatus

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The increasing rate of the global mean surface temperature was reduced from 1998 to 2013, known as the global warming ...