Tuesday, September 21, 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...
More than 1,000 homes were damaged and about 5,000 people evacuated after the ensuing flooding, state television reported earlier this week.The move comes amid concerns over an economic crisis and food shortages.Agricultural land has been damaged, and Kim Jong-un...
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...
Climate scientist Dr. Willie Soon has urged his fellow academics to pay closer attention to the sun’s activity, which suggests several decades of global cooling rather than warming.The Malaysian astrophysicist and aerospace engineer said that “what we predict is that...
Torrents of murky brown water gushed past the train window, flowing fast through the subway tunnel. Inside, passengers stood on top of seats, clutching their phones overhead as the muddy tide rose past their chests. Some gasped for air....

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