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Jul 6, 2015 04:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Warmer winters and drought may lead to more frequent forest fires, even in the normally wet Pacific Northwest. Continue reading →
Jul 6, 2015 04:02 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
The Arctic Sea ice extent in 2015 is likely to be among the lowest on record. Continue reading →
Jul 6, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
This week: Get a bird's eye view of Marrakesh, some midsummer atmospheric fireworks -- and a massive solar plant in China.
Jul 6, 2015 11:29 AM ET
According to the UN, almost a billion people live in slums, with numbers set to rise in the future. So where are the world's largest slums?
Jul 2, 2015 11:20 AM ET // AFP
The Justice Department announced a record $18.7 billion settlement with BP on federal and state civil claims over its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Jul 2, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
At last, here's a possible explanation for those strangely shaped bursts of light that appear above storm clouds 50 miles up. Continue reading →
Jul 2, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Fireworks are a beloved tradition of the Fourth of July, but the colorful displays also bring a spike in air pollution, a new study shows. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Higher temperatures can turn some male bearded dragons into females.
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