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Sep 9, 2014 05:10 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Greenhouse emissions are being pumped into the atmosphere at a drastically higher rate than in the past. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Shrinking sea ice, which allows more energy to transfer from the ocean to the atmosphere, could cause more brutal winter weather events. Continue reading →
Sep 8, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Switzerland's lakes produced devastating tsunamis in the past, raising worries that 13 million people may be at risk. Continue reading →
Sep 5, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Despite being one of the poorest nations in the world, Afghanistan may be sitting on one of the richest troves of minerals in the world.
Sep 5, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A new volcanic island growing 600 miles south of Tokyo is still growing, and scientists worry it could collapse and cause a tsunami, or else explode. Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2014 08:54 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
If the big volcano, which last erupted 640,000 years ago, were to blow up again, it would spew enough ash to send particles as far away as New York City. Continue reading →
Aug 27, 2014 07:38 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading →
Aug 23, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
All of Iceland's airports remain open, though the airspace over the eruption site is closed.
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