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The Arctic isn't nearly as bright and white as it used to be because of more ice melting in the ocean, and that's turning out to be a global problem, a new study says.
The sky has no walls. Pollution rides the wind around the entire Earth. Developing countries are trying to mimic America's affordable and reliable coal power, but without "green coal" technologies, or pollution controls.
In a story March 7 about research showing how the world has warmed dramatically, The Associated Press erroneously reported what one scientist said. Jeff Severinghaus of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography said a bigger jump in temperatures may have occurred 12,000 years ago, not that temperatures were warmer at that time.
Heat rising up from cities such as New York, Paris and Tokyo might be remotely warming up winters far away in some rural parts of Alaska, Canada, and Siberia, a surprising study theorizes.
Pretending to be green is expensive. Californians have set the pace for adopting the trendy lifestyle choice but recently have cried out for relief when confronted with the true cost of saving the planet from "global warming."
An increase in plastic debris floating in a zone between Hawaii and California is changing the environment of at least one marine critter, scientists reported.
The Scripps Institution of Oceanography has been awarded a $1 million grant to develop a deep sea seismic network.
The unusually large brains of mammals apparently didn't evolve so that we could ponder philosophy _ but so we could sniff our way to success. A new analysis of some of the earliest mammals and mammal-like creatures shows their complex brains evolved in stages, starting with the regions that handle the sense of smell.
Want to know the future of the oil-stained Gulf of Mexico ecosystem? Look first to its muddy, polluted past.