Tag: Earth science

As extreme weather increases, climate misinformation adapts

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Climate scientists have warned for years that a warming planet would cause more extreme storms, like the one that walloped...

Climate change creates migrants. Biden considers protections

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SAN DIEGO — Ioane Teitiota and his wife fought for years to stay in New Zealand as refugees, arguing that rising sea levels caused...

Winners of $20M contest make concrete to trap carbon dioxide

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Organizers of a $20 million contest to develop products from greenhouse gas that flows from power plants announced two winners Monday...

Study: Drought-breaking rains more erratic, rare in US West

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BILLINGS, Mont. — Rainstorms grew more erratic and droughts much longer across most of the U.S. West over the past half-century as climate change...

Big effort aims to elect candidates with science backgrounds

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RALEIGH, N.C. — An advocacy group plans to spend millions next year to elect more doctors, scientists and other professionals to office, arguing the...

Science panel: Consider air cooling tech as climate back-up

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The U.S. must seriously consider the idea of tinkering with the atmosphere to cool a warming Earth and accelerate research into how and whether...

Fox weather forecaster Dean turns into fierce Cuomo critic

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NEW YORK — To Fox News Channel's Janice Dean, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is a liar and a criminal. He blames others for...

Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe has book out in September

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NEW YORK — The new chief scientist at the Nature Conservancy, Katharine Hayhoe, has written a book about climate change. ...

Flights canceled during China’s worst sandstorm in decades

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BEIJING — China‚Äôs capital and a wide swath of the country's north were enveloped Monday in the worst sandstorm in a decade, leading to...

Scientists: Climate-whipped winds pose Great Lakes hazards

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Powerful gusts linked to global warming are damaging water quality and creating a hazard for fish in Lake Erie and...