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Sep 2, 2015 08:32 AM ET // AFP
Inadequate national targets for curbing climate-altering greenhouse gases meant emissions would be 'far above' the level required to stave off disastrous global warming, analysts warned.
Sep 2, 2015 06:15 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Why the different names? And what's a tropical storm?
Aug 27, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Discovery News
Teams from the National Hurricane Center capture images of Tropical Storm Erika from all angles in these photos.
Aug 21, 2015 01:02 PM ET // Cody Barr, Velocity.com
Nearly every commercial airliner is struck by lightning at least once each year, according to Air and Space Magazine. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Ten years after Katrina, NASA is building a network of mini-satellites that will unveil hurricanes' deadly power.
Aug 17, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The desert's rising heat could affect everything from rainfall in the Sahel to the quality of soils in Italy.
Aug 7, 2015 08:48 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Bolts from the sky can have an effect that was previously thought only to be created by a meteorite striking Earth. →
Jul 24, 2015 11:55 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
If it seems like thunderstorms happen more at night, it's because they do. But we literally can't see them coming.
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