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Sep 19, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Here's what you need to know about the Sunday protest planned ahead of the UN's climate change summit in New York City. Continue reading →
Sep 17, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Exoplanet hunters have just made it easier to identify alien Venuses, in the hopes that doing so will lead to the discovery of more alien Earths.
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 →
Sep 4, 2014 05:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Sunday (Sept. 7), a house-sized interplanetary interloper will fly past Earth at a distance of only 20,000 miles -- that's one-tenth of the distance from the Earth to the moon. Continue reading →
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