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Fires are burning out of control in parts of California and one person has died in the effort to contain the drought-fueled blazes.
The new plan sets a goal of cutting carbon pollution from power plants by 32 percent by 2030, compared with 2005 levels.
A strange paradox is actually proof of climate change, argues a new study. Continue reading →
Two volcanoes are connected to the same underground pipe, yet mysteriously contain differing types of material. Here's why. Continue reading →
California's rain deficit during its record-setting drought is about one year's worth of normal rain. →
Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from harmful blasts of solar radiation, is much older than thought.
The nation's capital will drop 6 inches in the next 100 years, and coupled with sea-level rise faces a flooding double-whammy.
Cleaning up the dangerously polluted Guanabara Bay in the next year for sailing events is the biggest challenge facing Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers.
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