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Watch as much-needed rain pours through Western Australia

[embedded content] What was once burning, now has a glimmer of hope. Australia’s onslaught of bushfires have continued for months, killing millions of animals and dozens of people. As firefighters continue their efforts across the country, it’s Mother Nature’s turn…

Massive U.S. snowstorm births a 'snow dragon' in Maine

[embedded content] When nearly 100 million people are under winter weather alerts across the United States, a few are bound to get creative. Building a snowman is one option, but one group of snow lovers in Maine took their creation…

2019 was the second-hottest year on record, ending the hottest decade on Earth

Earth just had its second-hottest year in recorded history, ending the warmest decade ever measured, NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) researchers reported. And don’t look for things to be cooling off anytime soon. “If you think you’ve…

The oceans are warming so fast, it's like 5 atomic bombs exploding every second

Yet another new study has confirmed some of our most alarmist fears about global warming: that it’s tracking according to our worst-case projections, the effects are accelerating, and it’s undoubtedly man-made, reports CNN. The report, released in the journal Advances…

Climate change may have been the one thing Vikings truly feared

While we may know Vikings as ferocious warriors, those ancient Norsemen were not without fear. In fact, one of their greatest fears may have been etched in stone. It’s a fear that still haunts us today. According to a new…

Australian wildfires spawn rarely seen weather phenomena

Add fire-induced storms to the list of intense consequences from Australia’s bushfires, as a wildfire season that began in October persists. Caused by several years of extremely dry conditions and hot summer temperatures (both exacerbated by climate change), occasional rain…

Snow is teeming with tiny life

Frosty the Snowman famously came to life one day with the help of a magical silk hat. As recent research suggests, however, he and other snowmen might already be more “alive” than most people realize — even if they aren’t…

Watch water bubbles become snow globes

[embedded content] Photographer Richard G Moore decided that if he was going to endure minus 2 degree temperatures in Great Falls, Montana, he was going to capture some great photos and videos in the process. The result is the enchanting…

Scientists warn the world is about to reach 'peak meat'

When it comes to meat, the world’s plate is more than half full. In fact, scientists say it’s fast approaching a tipping point. In a letter published in the The Lancet Planetary Health Journal, 50 international scientists and environmental experts…

Why it's so hard to predict snowfall accurately

It’s one thing when there’s talk of flurries or a light dusting. But when your local meteorologist starts mentioning serious snowfall or the snowflake icon is prominent on your weather app, it can cause havoc. Before you rush out for…