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California Votes To Ban Microbeads 241 comments
ESA Satellite Shows Sudden Ice Loss In Southern Antarctic Peninsula 263 comments
Gravitational Anomalies Beneath Mountains Point To Isostasy of Earth's Crust 94 comments
Oldest Stone Tools Predate Previous Record Holder By 700,000 Years 103 comments
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Responds In Nepal 25 comments
Larson B Ice Shelf In Antarctica To Disintegrate Within 5 Years 293 comments
Greenland's Glaciers Develop Stretch Marks As They Accelerate 249 comments
More Than 40% of US Honeybee Colonies Died In a 12-Month Period Ending In April 219 comments
California Gets Past the Yuck Factor With "Toilet To Tap" Water Recycling 278 comments
Ice Loss In West Antarctica Is Speeding Up 422 comments
Can Earthquakes Be Predicted Algorithmically? 94 comments
Subsurface Ocean Waves Can Be More Than 500 Meters High 61 comments
Top Advisor To Australian Gov't Says Climate Change is a UN Conspiracy 525 comments
25 Percent of Cars Cause 90 Percent of Air Pollution 395 comments
Global Carbon Dioxide Levels Reach New Monthly Record 372 comments
The World's Most Wasteful Megacity 186 comments
Recent Paper Shows Fracking Chemicals In Drinking Water, Industry Attacks It 328 comments
4.0 Earthquake Near Concord, California 128 comments
Empty Landscape Looms, If Large Herbivores Continue to Die Out 146 comments
The Pioneer Who Invented the Weather Forecast 33 comments
Seafloor Sensors Record Possible Eruption of Underwater Volcano 20 comments
Climatologist Speaks On the Effects of Geoengineering 105 comments
New Study Suggests Flying Is Greener Than Driving 280 comments
Ancient Megadrought Entombed Dodos In Poisonous Fecal Cocktail 55 comments
Pope Attacked By Climate Change Skeptics 703 comments
Signs of Subsurface 'Alien' Life Found In Antarctica 106 comments
A Cheap, Ubiquitous Earthquake Warning System 101 comments
Google Executive Dan Fredinburg Among Victims of Everest Avalanche 164 comments
Seeing Buildings Shake With Software 21 comments
Giant Survival Ball Will Help Explorer Survive a Year On an Iceberg 128 comments
7.8 Earthquake Rocks Nepal, Hundreds Dead 114 comments
Bees Prefer Nectar Laced With Neonicotinoids 104 comments
Yellowstone Supervolcano Even Bigger Than We Realized 152 comments
Africa E-Waste Dump Continues Hyperbole War 78 comments
USGS: Oil and Gas Operations Could Trigger Large Earthquakes 171 comments
Cheap Gas Fuels Switch From Electric Cars To SUVs 622 comments
William Shatner Proposes $30 Billion Water Pipeline To California 678 comments
Pull-Top Can Tabs, At 50, Reach Historic Archaeological Status 120 comments
If Earth Never Had Life, Continents Would Be Smaller 64 comments
Resistance To Antibiotics Found In Isolated Amazonian Tribe 53 comments
Drought and Desertification: How Robots Might Help 124 comments
Scientists Locate Sunken, Radioactive Aircraft Carrier Off California Coast 193 comments
Breakthrough In Artificial Photosynthesis Captures CO2 In Acetate 128 comments
Can Civilization Reboot Without Fossil Fuels? 365 comments
Mystery "Warm Blob" In the Pacific Ocean Could Be Causing California's Drought 173 comments
California Looks To the Sea For a Drink of Water 332 comments
The Myth of Going Off the Power Grid 281 comments
The Last Time Oceans Got This Acidic This Fast, 96% of Marine Life Went Extinct 417 comments
America's Methane Mystery: NASA Set To Investigate Hotspot Over the 4 Corners 111 comments
Did Natural Selection Make the Dutch the Tallest People On the Planet? 298 comments
Collision With Earth's "Little Sister" Created the Moon 83 comments
Obama Says Climate Change Is Harming Americans' Health 304 comments
"Brontosaurus" Name Resurrected Thanks To New Dino Family Tree 68 comments
The Arrival of Man-Made Earthquakes 166 comments
The Dystopian Lake Filled By the World's Tech Sludge 215 comments
The World Lost an Oklahoma-Sized Area of Forest In 2013, Satellite Data Show 143 comments
NASA-ESA Project Will Shoot an Asteroid To See What Happens 113 comments
Cetaceans Able To Focus Sound For Echolocation 25 comments
Chinese Scientists Plan Solar Power Station In Space 226 comments
Nation's Biggest Nuclear Firm Makes a Play For Carbon Credit Cash 227 comments
Experts: Aim of 2 Degrees Climate Goal Insufficient 442 comments
Ordnance Survey Releases Mapping Tools 18 comments
Japan To Build 250-Mile-Long, Four Storey-High Wall To Stop Tsunamis 197 comments
Better Disaster Shelters than FEMA Trailers (Video) 79 comments
World's Largest Asteroid Impacts Found In Central Australia 74 comments
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Introduces the Doomsday Dashboard 92 comments
How 'Virtual Water' Can Help Ease California's Drought 417 comments
In Response to Pollution Spike, Paris Temporarily Halves Traffic By Decree 198 comments
Greenpeace Co-Founder Declares Himself a Climate Change Skeptic 573 comments
Meet the Carolina Butcher, a 9-Foot Crocodile That Walked On Two Legs 45 comments
Some Biodegradable Plastics Don't Live Up To Their Claims 98 comments
Most Powerful Geomagnetic Storm of Solar Cycle 24 Is Happening 86 comments
Politics Is Poisoning NASA's Ability To Do Science 416 comments
UN Backs Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign 190 comments
In Historic Turn, CO2 Emissions Flatline In 2014, Even As Global Economy Grows 283 comments
US Wind Power Is Expected To Double In the Next 5 Years 262 comments
Proxima Centauri Might Not Be the Closest Star To Earth 98 comments
Newly Discovered Sea Creature Was Once the Largest Animal On Earth 57 comments
New Solar Capacity Beats Coal and Wind, Again 356 comments
Martian Canyons May Have Been Carved By Wind 39 comments
California's Hot, Dry Winters Tied To Climate Change 279 comments
State Employees Say Rules Prevent Open "Climate Change" Discussion In Florida 366 comments
Chinese Government Takes Down Anti-Pollution Documentary "Under The Dome" 87 comments
The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality 188 comments
El Nino Has Finally Arrived, Far Weaker Than Predicted 235 comments
Doomsday Vault: First Tree Samples Arrive At Underground Seed Store 55 comments
Mysterious Siberian Crater Is Just One of Many 88 comments
Methane-Based Life Possible On Titan 69 comments
We Stopped At Two Nuclear Bombs; We Can Stop At Two Degrees. 341 comments
Lawmakers Seek Information On Funding For Climate Change Critics 394 comments
Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill 437 comments
What If We Lost the Sky? 421 comments
Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge 681 comments
Humans' Big Brains Linked To a Small Stretch of DNA 95 comments
Stephen Hawking: Biggest Human Failing Is Aggression 532 comments
US To Monitor Air Quality In India and Other Countries 42 comments
Could Fossils of Ancient Life From Earth Reside On the Moon? 88 comments
The Burden of Intellectual Property Rights On Clean Energy Technologies 145 comments
Oxford University Researchers List 12 Global Risks To Human Civilization 213 comments
NASA: Increasing Carbon Emissions Risk Megadroughts 264 comments
Study: 8 Million Metric Tons of Plastic Dumped Into Oceans Annually 121 comments
The IPCC's Shifting Position On Nuclear Energy 309 comments
SpaceX Launch of "GoreSat" Planned For Today, Along With Another Landing Attempt 75 comments
Mystery Ash Clouds Rain In Parts of Washington, Oregon 77 comments
Earth's Libration Visualized For the First Time Above the Moon's Far Side 33 comments
Canadian Climate Scientist Wins Defamation Suit Against National Post 297 comments
Photosynthesizing Sea Slugs Steal Genes From Algae 74 comments
Lowering the Cost of Biofuel Production 56 comments
Interviews: Dr. Robert Ballard Answers Your Questions 20 comments
Nuclear Safety Push To Be Softened After US Objections 224 comments
NASA Launches Satellite To Observe Soil Moisture 25 comments
Most Americans Support Government Action On Climate Change 458 comments
We May Have Jupiter To Thank For the Nitrogen In Earth's Atmosphere 46 comments
"Mammoth Snow Storm" Underwhelms 397 comments
Fish Found Living Half a Mile Under Antarctic Ice 79 comments
Doomsday Clock Moved Two Minutes Forward, To 23:57 216 comments
Science By Democracy Doesn't Work 497 comments
Doomsday Clock Could Move 145 comments
US Senate Set To Vote On Whether Climate Change Is a Hoax 667 comments
Drug Company CEO Blames Drug Industry For Increased Drug Resistance 136 comments
Analysis Suggests Solar System Contains Massive Trans-Neptunian Objects 170 comments
The Anthropocene Epoch Began With 1945 Atomic Bomb Test, Scientists Say 154 comments
NASA, NOAA: 2014 Was the Warmest Year In the Modern Record 360 comments
Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now 441 comments
Obama Planning New Rules For Oil and Gas Industry's Methane Emissions 202 comments
For the First Time In 3 Years, Investments In Renewable Energy Increased 134 comments
How a Shaking Stadium Is Helping Scientists Track Earthquakes 25 comments
How Close Are We To Engineering the Climate? 319 comments
Study Casts Doubt On Mammoth-Killing Cosmic Impact 19 comments
Seismological Society of America Claims Fracking Reactivated Ohio Fault 168 comments
Finding Genghis Khan's Tomb From Space 166 comments
Aircraft Responsible For 2.5% of Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions 232 comments
2014: Hottest Year On Record 560 comments
Pope Francis To Issue Encyclical On Global Warming 341 comments
Belize's "Blue Hole" Reveals Clues To Maya's Demise 80 comments
Trees vs. Atmospheric Carbon: A Fight That Makes Sense? 363 comments
Life In Space, In More Than 12,000 Photos 24 comments
What Northern Hemisphere Astronomers Are Missing From the Southern Hemisphere 104 comments
Hot Springs At Yellowstone Changed Their Color Due To Tourist Activity 48 comments
How a Massachusetts Man Invented the Global Ice Market 83 comments
Massive Volcanic Eruptions Accompanied Dinosaur Extinction 78 comments
NASA Video Shows What It's Like To Reenter the Earth's Atmosphere 75 comments
Geoengineered Climate Cooling With Microbubbles 114 comments
Satellite Captures Glowing Plants From Space 40 comments
11 Trillion Gallons of Water Needed To End California Drought 330 comments
Denmark Makes Claim To North Pole, Based On Undersea Geography 191 comments
Linking Drought and Climate Change: Difficult To Do 222 comments
Last Three Years the Quietest For Tornadoes Ever 187 comments
The Shale Boom Won't Stop Climate Change; It Could Make It Worse 401 comments
Peru Indignant After Greenpeace Damages Ancient Nazca Site 465 comments
Google Earth API Will Be Retired On December 12, 2015 75 comments
U.S. Passenger Vehicle Fleet Dirtier After 2008 Recession 176 comments
Warmer Pacific Ocean Could Release Millions of Tons of Methane 329 comments
Asteroid Impacts May Have Formed Life's Building Blocks 46 comments
New Mexico Levies $54M Against Energy Dept. For Violations At Nuclear Repository 36 comments
The Ancestor of Humans Was an "Artist" 500,000 Years Ago 59 comments
Ocean-Going Robot Fleet Completes Fish Tracking Mission 10 comments
Pantry Pests Harbor Plastic-Chomping Bacteria 45 comments
Scientists Have Finally Sampled the Most Abundant Material On Earth 128 comments
France Wants To Get Rid of Diesel Fuel 395 comments
Shale: Good For Gas, Oil...and Nuclear Waste Disposal? 138 comments
Renewables Are Now Scotland's Biggest Energy Source 235 comments
Scientists Develop "Paint" To Help Cool the Planet 145 comments
Complex Life May Be Possible In Only 10% of All Galaxies 307 comments
How the World's Agricultural Boom Has Changed CO2 Cycles 186 comments
Prospects Rise For a 2015 UN Climate Deal, But Likely To Be Weak 145 comments
Harvard Scientists Say It's Time To Start Thinking About Engineering the Climate 367 comments
Coal Plants Get New Lease On Life With Natural Gas 143 comments
Toyota Names Upcoming Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car 194 comments
MARS, Inc: We Are Running Out of Chocolate 323 comments
How To Mathematically Predict Lightning Strikes 41 comments
U.S. and China Make Landmark Climate Deal 285 comments
Denmark Faces a Tricky Transition To 100 Percent Renewable Energy 488 comments
'Dark Magma' Could Explain Mystery Volcanoes 77 comments
Fukushima Radiation Nears California Coast, Judged Harmless 114 comments
Earth's Oxygen History Could Explain "Darwin's Dilemma" In Evolution 78 comments
Nevada Earthquake Swarm Increases Chance of Larger Quake 65 comments
The Military's Latest Enemy: Climate Change 163 comments
Americans Rejoice At Lower Gas Prices 334 comments
We Are Running Out of Sand 264 comments
Using Naval Logbooks To Reconstruct Past Weather and Predict Future Climate 102 comments
Interviews: Ask CMI Director Alex King About Rare Earth Mineral Supplies 62 comments
Japan's Annual Nuclear Drill Highlights Problems 43 comments
UN Climate Change Panel: It's Happening, and It's Almost Entirely Man's Fault 695 comments
Drones Over Greenland Give Insight To Pollution's Effects On Melting 81 comments
Denmark Plans To Be Coal-Free In 10 Years 332 comments
New Study Shows Three Abrupt Pulses of CO2 During Last Deglaciation 132 comments
Imagining the Future History of Climate Change 495 comments
Location of Spilled Oil From 2010 Deepwater Horizon Event Found 73 comments
Black Swan Author: Genetically Modified Organisms Risk Global Ruin 432 comments
Lava Flow In Hawaii Gains Speed, Triggers Methane Explosions 64 comments
Study: Past Climate Change Was Caused by Ocean, Not Just the Atmosphere 185 comments
EU Sets Goal To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 40% By 2030 172 comments
Pentagon Unveils Plan For Military's Response To Climate Change 228 comments
Birth Control Pills Threaten Fish Stocks 147 comments
Antiperspirants Could Contribute to Particulate Pollution 70 comments
NASA Finds a Delaware-Sized Methane "Hot Spot" In the Southwest 213 comments
NASA Study: Ocean Abyss Has Not Warmed 295 comments
Living On a Carbon Budget: The End of Recreation As We Know It? 652 comments
Past Measurements May Have Missed Massive Ocean Warming 423 comments
Maps Suggest Marco Polo May Have "Discovered" America 276 comments
Solar Could Lead In Power Production By 2050 167 comments
Satellites Reveal Hidden Features At the Bottom of Earth's Seas 54 comments
Bangladesh Considers Building World's 5th-largest Data Center In Earthquake Zone 65 comments
35,000 Walrus Come Ashore In Alaska 292 comments
Earth Gets Another Quasi-Moon 54 comments
Aral Sea Basin Almost Completely Dry 151 comments
Antarctic Ice Loss Big Enough To Cause Measurable Shift In Earth's Gravity 232 comments
Exxon and Russian Operation Discovers Oil Field Larger Than the Gulf of Mexico 201 comments
Utilities Should Worry; Rooftop Solar Could Soon Cut Their Profit 517 comments
Underwater Landslide May Have Doubled 2011 Japanese Tsunami 27 comments
Catch Oil Polluters With Open Source Tools Using the Homebrew Oil Testing Kit 52 comments
Solar System's Water Is Older Than the Sun 173 comments
Seattle Passes Laws To Keep Residents From Wasting Food 385 comments
Obama Presses China On Global Warming 261 comments
Study Links Pacific Coastal Warming To Changing Winds 207 comments
Hundreds of Thousands Turn Out For People's Climate March In New York City 200 comments
Extent of Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches Record Levels 635 comments
Solar Powered Technology Enhances Oil Recovery 82 comments
Ozone Layer Recovering But Remains Threatened 59 comments
To Really Cut Emissions, We Need Electric Buses, Not Just Electric Cars 491 comments
UN Study Shows Record-High Increases For Atmospheric CO2 In 2013 427 comments
US Rust Belt Manufacturing Rebounds Via Fracking Boom 191 comments
How China's E-Waste Capital Is Trying To Clean Itself Up 15 comments
Tesla Plans To Power Its Gigafactory With Renewables Alone 260 comments
Restoring Salmon To Their Original Habitat -- With a Cannon 147 comments
Apparent Meteorite Hits Managua, Nicaragua, Leaving Crater But No Injuries 107 comments
Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought 173 comments
Newly Discovered 60-foot Asteroid About To Buzz By Earth 68 comments
Two Explorers Descend Into An Active Volcano, and Live to Tell About It 66 comments
California Blue Whales Rebound From Whaling 91 comments
Newly Discovered Asteroid To Pass Within Geostationary Orbit Sunday 101 comments
Welcome To Laniakea, Our New Cosmic Home 67 comments
Out of the Warehouse: Climate Researchers Rescue Long-Lost Satellite Images 136 comments
New Computer Model Predicts Impact of Yellowstone Volcano Eruption 121 comments
Study: Antarctic Sea-Level Rising Faster Than Global Rate 302 comments
The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction 108 comments
DNA Reveals History of Vanished "Paleo-Eskimos" 57 comments
Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go 258 comments
Iceland Raises Volcano Aviation Alert Again 38 comments
Drought Inspires a Boom In Pseudoscience, From Rain Machines To 'Water Witches' 266 comments
New NRC Rule Supports Indefinite Storage of Nuclear Waste 191 comments
Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report 708 comments
Climate Scientist Pioneer Talks About the Furture of Geoengineering 140 comments
Numerous Methane Leaks Found On Atlantic Sea Floor 273 comments
Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again 29 comments
Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake? 191 comments
Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages 135 comments
Western US Drought Has Made Earth's Crust Rise 90 comments
Eruption Of Iceland's Bardarbunga Raises Travel Alert to Red 38 comments
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