Earth Science

Warned 30 years ago, global warming 'is in our living room'

Jun 18, 2018

Thirty years ago a NASA scientist said global warming was here in what was called the opening salvo of the age of climate change

Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes

Jun 13, 2018

New research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in August 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust due to seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and Sonoma valleys

Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

Jun 13, 2018

Scientists are worried because they see the ice at the bottom of the globe disappearing at an ever faster rate

Scientists: No way to know when Hawaii eruption will end

Jun 8, 2018

Scientists say there's no way to know when the volcano eruption on Hawaii will end or if more lava-spewing vents will open

The Latest: Death toll rises to 99 at Guatemala volcano

Jun 6, 2018

Guatemala's National Institute of Forensic Sciences has raised the death toll from Sunday's eruption of the Volcano of Fire to 99

The heat is back on high: May smashes US temperature records

Jun 6, 2018

Federal scientists say May shattered all kinds of heat records in the United States

Climate change activists find ally in Orthodox Church leader

Jun 6, 2018

Leading climate change experts and campaigners seek help from the leaders of the Orthodox Church and other religions in the fight against global warming, expressing concern their message is not reaching people fast enough

New NASA chief vows US will always have astronauts in orbit

Jun 6, 2018

New NASA chief says changes could be ahead for International Space Station but there will always be a U.S. astronaut in orbit

Unhurried hurricanes: Study says tropical cyclones slowing

Jun 6, 2018

A new study finds that since 1949 tropical cyclones across the globe are slowing down by about 10 percent, meaning more heavy rains like in Harvey

The Latest: Activity heats up inside Guatemala volcano

Jun 6, 2018

Guatemala's seismology and vulcanology institute says activity is increasing at the Volcano of Fire, which erupted Sunday and sent deadly flows of super-hot material boiling down its slopes and into nearby villages

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