Scientists launch mission to find the oldest ice on Earth
April 9, 2019, 6:10 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers hope to retrieve an ice core containing more than 1.5 million years of climate history.
Trees are the not-so-secret weapon in keeping cities cool
April 1, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Canopy coverage of 40% or more can cool a sweltering city street up to 10 degrees.
How making lower Manhattan larger will protect it from future flooding
March 27, 2019, 12:42 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The $10B climate resiliency plan would extend the Manhattan shoreline by as much as 500 feet into the East River.
A remnant of the force that carved the Great Lakes will soon vanish
March 11, 2019, 11:47 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The Barnes Ice Cap, a last surviving piece of the once-vast Laurentide Ice Sheet, will be gone in as little as 300 years.
2,200 lightning strikes light up the sky over Southern California
March 6, 2019, 12:11 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
An atmospheric river brought with it 2,200 lightning strikes across 5 hours.
Tornadoes are wreaking havoc — and not just in 'Tornado Alley'
March 4, 2019, 12:36 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Twisters can happen just about any time, anywhere.
Magnetic north shifting by 30 miles a year, might signal pole reversal
CO2 101: Why is carbon dioxide bad?
What is cloud seeding, and does it really work?
These 8 sinking cities are most at risk of being swallowed by rising seas
Fulgurites: When lightning strikes sand, magic is formed
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