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Nov 21, 2014 01:12 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Acid rain and deforestation runoff are causing a drop in the calcium content of some lakes in North America and western Europe, with ominous potential effects. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The new U.S.-China climate deal may be good politics for Presidents Obama and Xi. But what about the atmosphere?
Nov 11, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Most Americans guessed wrong, when asked in 1992, how likely it was they'd live to be 75. Continue reading →
Nov 3, 2014 05:32 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Diminishing supplies of groundwater threaten the world's food supply and political instability, according to a new study. Continue reading →
Oct 23, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
El Nino probably won't bring California drought-busting winter rains, but the news may not be all bad.
Oct 16, 2014 06:14 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Cutting down trees isn't just bad for the climate. It also can facilitate the spread of deadly diseases. Continue reading →
Oct 13, 2014 04:00 PM ET // AFP
Global warming poses immediate risks to U.S. national security, the Pentagon warned on Monday.
Oct 10, 2014 05:20 PM ET // Discovery News
On Oct. 7, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst ventured outside of the International Space Station to work. And this is their spectacular 'office.'
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