Fact check: Antarctic ice sheet mass study shows global warming – USA TODAY
The claim: NASA Antarctic ice sheet study shows global warming is a ‘con’ A Jan. 31 Facebook post features a link to a 2015 NASA press release announcing research that concluded the Antarctic ice sheet gained ice between 1992 and 2008. …
Biden energy secretary defends praising China on climate change spending in fiery hearing exchange – Fox News
President Biden’s secretary of energy had an intense back-and-forth during a House Appropriations Subcommittee meeting on Friday. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm defended her previous comments praising China’s environmental policy under interrogation by Chief Deputy Whip Guy Reschenthaler. “Secretary,…
Tiny island nation of Vanuatu to take climate change to the Hague – Axios
Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios The small Pacific island country of Vanuatu is poised to gain UN approval to seek an unprecedented legal opinion on what obligation countries have to combat climate change. Why it matters: Vanuatu’s resolution would give the International…
Aurora photos from Thursdayâs geomagnetic storm
A geomagnetic storm produced aurora visible from even southern states on March 23, 2023. See some of our best aurora photos here.
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17-Year-old Wins $150,000 in Science Talent Search for Remarkable Way to Diagnose Pediatric Heart Disease
In the oldest and most prestigious young adult science competition in the nation, 17-year-old Ellen Xu used a kind of AI to design the first diagnosis test for a rare disease that struck her sister years ago. With a personal story driving her on, she managed an 85% rate of positive diagnoses with only a […]
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Researchers Develop Method to Permanently Destroy Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Water Supply
Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are known as “forever chemicals” because they last in the environment for thousands of years. They are found in a range of products, from firefighting foam to non-stick cookware, cosmetics and raingear, and have made their way into the water supply. They have also been found in the blood of every […]
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Your Power as a Citizen
You can do a lot more about the climate crisis than watch your own carbon footprint. Here’s how. What can I do, personally, about the climate crisis? You often ask us a version of this question. That was especially true…
The moon occults Venus on March 24: See our photo gallery
Part of the world was treated to the sight of the moon occulting Venus on March 24, 2023. See beautiful photos as the moon occults Venus here.
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Could This Be New York City’s Least Snowy Winter in Recorded History?
Just two inches so far, and a tie for the second-mildest winter. New York City’s springlike winter is on track to set a record: the least snowy season on the books. It’s likely, though by no means guaranteed, that the city…