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Study: Global warming increased hurricane’s impact – Eagle-Tribune

RALEIGH, N.C. — Global warming made Hurricane Florence wider and wetter, a study published this month in the journal Science Advances confirmed. Days before Florence made landfall in September 2018, a team from Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and…

Study says global warming heightened hurricane’s impact – The Daily News of Newburyport

RALEIGH, N.C. — Global warming made Hurricane Florence wider and wetter, a study published this month in the journal Science Advances confirmed. Days before Florence made landfall in September 2018, a team from Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and…

Heads up! Lunar occultation of Mars February 18

Thinking of beefing up your stargazing optics? Now would be a good time. Given clear skies, all of the U.S. (except Alaska and Hawaii) can watch the red planet Mars disappear behind the moon – or reappear, or both – one month from today, on the morning of February 18, 2020.

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This Week on Explore (1/17)

Bella the Hummingbird has laid her second egg! We are so pleased to see Bella thrive after a tumultuous season last year. Watch her now!  On Seal Island and few other select places off the coast of New England, gray…

Throwing More Cold Water On An Alarmist Ocean-Warming Paper

It’s the usual story. It’s the beginning of the year and the statistics of the previous year are hurriedly collected to tell the story of the ongoing climate crisis. First off, we have the oceans which, according to some, are…

Pilgrims can still follow this ancient path from Canterbury to Rome

In 990 A.D., Archbishop Sigeric of Canterbury, England, traveled to Rome to meet with Pope John XV. On his way home, he kept a detailed travel journal, noting 80 distinct stops along the route. His notes were important because so…

NRL researching rivers in the sky

(Naval Research Laboratory) Meteorologists at the US Naval Research Laboratory plan to take a harder look in 2020 at a prime, yet difficult to model, component of the global water cycle known as atmospheric rivers.

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FEMA: Agency seeks $4B from utility accused of igniting wildfires

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking nearly $4 billion from PG&E Corp. to reimburse the agency for helping California recover from massive wildfires that the utility caused in recent years.

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CLIMATE IMPACTS: Putin rejects human-caused warming, but Russia adapts anyway

Russia must adapt to the looming effects of climate change like illness from intensifying heat, stress on infrastructure and the melting of permafrost across its vast territory, the government said last week.