Wednesday, October 13, 2021
A new paper from an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine details the potential effects that a solar superstorm could have on our heavily internet-reliant world. The conclusion? A particularly strong solar storm could have devastating effects on undersea...
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer(AP) — Warming of the Arctic caused by climate change has increased the number of polar vortex outbreaks, when frigid air from the far north bathes the central and eastern United States in killer cold,...
The water levels of the Paraná river, the second-longest in South America after the Amazon, are at their lowest since 1944.The river is key to commercial shipping and fishing but also provides 40 million people with drinking water.A drought...
President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said the scale of natural disasters that have hit Russia this year is "absolutely unprecedented" as local officials ask for Moscow's help to tackle fires and floods.A former skeptic of man-made climate change, the...
Santa Claus isn't supposed to see smoke. For the first time in recorded history, hazy smoke from raging wildfires in the Arctic has reached the North Pole, and NASA satellites have the images to prove it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXxLb3giulM On Aug. 6, the...
Disaster is "likely widespread" after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the Sud region of southern Haiti at 8:29 a.m., local time, on Saturday, sending people into the streets as buildings toppled in the shaking.As of Sunday afternoon, the death toll...
Scientists are warning that a key system that drives oceanic currents, including the Gulf Stream, is being driven to the brink of collapse in large part due to human-caused climate change, The Washington Post reports — and it could cause a wave...
After a period of intense seismic activity, the USGS has published its monthly report for the Yellowstone National Park and volcano. Stretching across a 43 by 28 mile section of the Western United States, the supervolcano is one of the nation's most...
It comes as a Council on Foreign Relations paper revealed that Taiwan is becoming a "dangerous flashpoint" for the US but the threats posed by Iran, North Korea, and Turkey have not disappeared.Admiral John Aquilino told Senators that he thinks a...
The largest Alaska earthquake since 1965 caused a tsunami warning and local evacuations along the southwest Gulf of Alaska coast late Wednesday. After tsunami waves of less than 1 foot arrived onshore, the warning was canceled and coastal residents...

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