Record-breaking 'monster wave' detected in Southern Ocean
May 14, 2018, 1:01 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The wave, measuring 78 feet tall, occurred during an extreme storm.
This tornado warning system listens for the telltale sound of a twister's birth
May 9, 2018, 8:23 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Using specialized microphones that decode a tornado's infrasound, communities could gain as much as an hour of warning that a violent storm is approaching.
What climate change means for New England's maple trees
May 2, 2018, 11:23 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Trees in Vermont and New Hampshire are producing less syrup.
Tumbleweed blitz sparks panic, raises ire in California town
April 23, 2018, 9:26 a.m. by Matt Hickman
High winds and vacant land create the perfect recipe for tumbleweed terror in Victorville.
Methane-hunting satellite aims to expose industrial leaks
April 18, 2018, 9:48 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The Environmental Defense Fund is developing a satellite that will regularly monitor 50 major oil and gas regions for methane leaks.
How L.A. is beating the heat with white-painted streets
April 15, 2018, 9:22 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Geared to lower temps during sizzling Southern California summers, the tactic has so far proven effective.
Fed up with the cold, N.Y. police 'arrest' winter for loitering
April 9, 2018, 12:01 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Since winter seems unwilling to cooperate, the police department in Depew, New York, is placing winter under arrest.