Wednesday, October 13, 2021
An enormous solar flare is expected to hit Earth today, potentially affecting power grids and generating an aurora in northern latitudes.The coronal mass ejection originates from the Sun, which is caused by a huge burst of electrically conducting plasma.An alert published by the US National Oceanic...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=43&v=LXmcQkduSdY&feature=emb_titleLOS ANGELES — Crews in the water and along the Southern California coastline worked feverishly Sunday to stunt the growing environmental disaster from one of the largest oil spills in recent California history after a possible underwater pipeline leak...
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...
Houses were burning in the town of Ramat Raziel outside Jerusalem on Sunday, as a huge forest fire forced thousands of residents in six communities to evacuate their homes and emergency services fought to control the flames.The fire, about...
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...
Thousands have been forced to flee their homes as apocalyptic wildfires in Greece continue to rage through the country.The island of Evia was burning uncontrollably for a sixth day on Sunday after ferries were scrambled to rescue beleaguered residents.The...
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...

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