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WASHINGTON (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says the United States is facing a new "red menace" — debt, not Communism — and conservatives must be realistic in cuts. Daniels, a potential 2012 presidential candidate, said Friday that...
Tags: White House, George W. Bush, Politics, Washington, DC, Indiana
When the magnitude 9 earthquake struck Japan more than two years ago, there were 1,200 global positioning system stations recording ocean floor movement in real time. None was linked to that nation’s tsunami warning system, which underestimated...
Tags: Japan, Research, Earthquakes, Indonesia, Science and Technology
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...
ReutersKIRUNA, Sweden (Reuters) - The Arctic Council agreed on Wednesday to admit emerging powers China and India as observers, reflecting growing global interest in the trade and energy potential of the planet's Far North. The organization, which coordinates...
Tags: Metal and Mineral, Mining, John Kerry, Greenland, Sweden
The Hartford CourantLast week, the world got a case of sticker shock. For the first time in recorded history, the price of our energy-rich lifestyle hit the magic number of 400 parts-per-million carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. There's no politics involved in this number....
Reuters* Seas to rise 16.5 to 69 cm with moderate warming-ice2sea * Melt of Greenland, Antarctica less severe than expected By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, May 14 (Reuters) - A melt of ice on Greenland and Antarctica is likely to be less...
ReutersOSLO (Reuters) - A melt of ice on Greenland and Antarctica is likely to be less severe than expected this century, limiting sea level rise to a maximum of 69 cm (27 inches), an international study said on Tuesday. Even so, such a rise could...
Sun SentinelClimate change needs to start becoming a bigger factor in decisions about Palm Beach County transportation plans and development proposals, county officials said Tuesday. Raising roads near the coast to brace for sea level rise and considering pollution...
Tags: Water, Global Change, Ecosystems, Palm Beach County, Weather
Superstorm Sandy barely laid a glove on Smith Island last fall, to hear residents tell it. Though storm-driven flooding damaged hundreds of homes in Crisfield and the rest of Somerset County, only a couple islanders got any water in their homes from the...
Tags: John Tyler, Water, Annapolis, Ocean City, Ecosystems
First Hurricane Katrina took John Hoffmann Jr.'s home, which flooded, then exploded, and then burned. Next the storm took Hoffmann's job of 23 years washing dishes at Antoine's Restaurant, a position that vanished when the heavily damaged New Orleans...
The United Nation’s weather agency has confirmed that 2012 was the ninth warmest year since record keeping began in 1850, and the 27th consecutive year that global land and ocean temperatures were above average. Last year exceeded the global...
The ratio of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere is flirting with 400 parts per million, a level last seen about 2.5 million to 5 million years ago, according to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. The Institution this week...
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