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Greenland's melt season started slow but is suddenly speeding up due to warm weather and dark ice. Continue reading →
A partial collapse of an ice cave in Washington State killed a hiker and seriously hurt three more Monday evening. Continue reading →
On current trends, humanity would spend the estimated safe budget of Earth-warming greenhouse gases within 20-25 years, warned scientists who gathered in Paris, five months before the deadline for a historic carbon-curbing pact. Continue reading →
Warmer winters and drought may lead to more frequent forest fires, even in the normally wet Pacific Northwest. Continue reading →
The Arctic Sea ice extent in 2015 is likely to be among the lowest on record. Continue reading →
This week: Get a bird's eye view of Marrakesh, some midsummer atmospheric fireworks -- and a massive solar plant in China.
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?
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.
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