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Oct 6, 2015 07:05 AM ET
South Carolina sees the worst flooding in a millennium. What caused it -- and is this our future in a warming world?
Sep 14, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Tree rings suggest that California's dwindling snowpack is truly epic.
Aug 28, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Disappearing wetlands, rising seas and terrible hurricanes. Is there any hope for the Big Easy? Researchers say yes, definitely yes.
Aug 19, 2015 08:29 AM ET
Even a mild shock wave in the solar wind can suddenly amp up the equatorial electrojet and create localized magnetic storms.
Aug 17, 2015 11:35 AM ET
The desert's rising heat could affect everything from rainfall in the Sahel to the quality of soils in Italy.
Aug 13, 2015 04:30 PM ET
The first new global seafloor map in decades has some surprises that could help reveal how Earth regulates carbon and climate, as well as revise what we know about ancient oceans.
Aug 7, 2015 09:00 AM ET
A mysterious group of delicately balanced rocks that should not exist has led to a revelation about the San Andreas Fault. 
Jul 9, 2015 01:15 PM ET
The desiccating Santa Ana winds of California may be blasting the land with fire-enhancing ozone carried all the way down from the stratosphere.
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