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As the sun's energy levels dipped so did temperatures in the North Atlantic, which then may have cooled the climate in Europe. Continue reading →
The Chicxulub asteroid impact triggered intense acid rain and ocean acidification resulting in the Cretaceous-Palaeogene mass extinction event 66 million years ago.
Worried scientists said Sunday they had found four new ozone-destroying gases in the atmosphere, most likely put there by humans in the last 50-odd years despite a ban on these dangerous compounds.
Sponges led to more oxygen in oceans, setting the stage for complex forms of life that included our distant ancestors, according to a new study. Continue reading →
Open ocean clouds have been found to contain biological substances that can be traced to the waters where they formed.
The strongest earthquake in Oklahoma history may have been triggered by fossil fuel extraction, reports a new study. Continue reading →
In the United States, Europe and China, global warming is leading to more frequent heavy rainfall. Continue reading →
Rushing rivers are helping melt Arctic sea ice, according to new research by NASA scientists. Continue reading →
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