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  • Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere pass 400 milestone, again

    Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere pass 400 milestone, again
    The ratio of carbon dioxide reached 400 parts per million Sunday in readings taken by the two top monitors of greenhouse gases. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration revised its Sunday reading to 400.06, following a Sunday reading of 400....
  • Images from space, radar show Oklahoma tornadoes

    Images from space, radar show Oklahoma tornadoes
    Images showing the massive tornadoes spawned by "super cell" thunderstorms over Oklahoma, and the scars they left behind, have been released by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The images show the sudden outbreak of super-...
  • Carbon dioxide in atmosphere did not break 400 ppm at Hawaii site

    Carbon dioxide in atmosphere did not break 400 ppm at Hawaii site
    Carbon dioxide measurements in the Earth's atmosphere did not break the symbolic milestone of 400 parts per million at a Hawaiian observatory last week, according to a revised reading from the nation's climate observers. The National Oceanic and...
  • Sun fires off fourth major solar flare of the week--more expected

    Sun fires off fourth major solar flare of the week--more expected
    There she goes again! The same region of the sun that brought you three powerful solar flares in a 24-hour span from Sunday night to Monday evening let loose Tuesday night with another explosive flash of ultraviolet radiation and sent tons of its own...
  • Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere crosses historic threshold

    Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere crosses historic threshold
    WASHINGTON -- The ratio of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has surpassed 400 parts per million in an average daily reading at Hawaii’s Mauna Loa Observatory, the highest concentration of the heat-trapping greenhouse gas in millions of...
  • Japanese boat first confirmed tsunami debris in California

    Japanese boat first confirmed tsunami debris in California
    A 20-foot boat that washed ashore earlier this month in Northern California has been confirmed as the first debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami to reach the state. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, working with the Japanese...
  • Whale, likely struck by ship, washes ashore dead in Malibu

     
    A young 41-foot male Fin Whale that washed onto a Malibu beach was likely struck by a ship, wildlife officials said Wednesday....
  • Tsunami risk extremely low from Canada's 7.7 earthquake

     
    The magnitude 7.7 earthquake in British Columbia prompted tsunami warnings for parts of Canada, Alaska and Hawaii, but any impact for California has passed and appears too tiny to detect....
  • Droughts only expected to worsen with time, U.N. agencies warn

     
    As United States farms and Sahel villages suffer the ravages of drought, world experts are warning that countries around the globe are sorely in need of plans to cope with the problem. The dire effects, they say, are only expected to get worse. Climate...
  • Groups seek protection for California's great white sharks

     
    Environmental groups have petitioned the federal government to list the declining population of great white sharks off the coast of California as an endangered species....
  • Dolphins successfully guided back to safety

     
    Dolphins successfully guided back to safety...