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NOAA: Sandy-Like Flooding Now Twice As Likely Due to Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A new analysis released Thursday of 12 extreme weather events in 2012 found "compelling evidence that human-caused change was a factor c...

Shipwreck Off East Coast Finally Identified

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 08.28.2013 | Science

A 19th-century steamer that sank beneath the waves after a violent crash off the New Jersey coast has now been found. The Robert J. Walker, a pre-Civ...

WATCH: Gruesome Dissection Reveals Huge Shark's Last Meal

LiveScience | Douglas Main | Posted 08.09.2013 | Science

What do mako sharks eat? To find out, you have to look inside their stomachs. Shark scientist Antonella Preti recently dissected the largest mako sha...

'Green News Report' - August 8, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Climate Change "in Our Backyards"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Last month, the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a full committee hearing on the topic, "Climate Change: It's Happe...

The Climate Post: Warming Leading to Record Temps, Melting

Tim Profeta | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

Last month was among the top five warmest Junes on record, according to new data released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA...

LOOK: Summer Solstice Seen From Space

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 06.21.2013 | Science

Beachgoers, rejoice! The summer season for Earth's Northern Hemisphere officially began today (June 21) and a U.S. weather satellite has captured a sp...

WATCH: Terrifying Ship Launch Fail

Posted 06.03.2013 | Weird News

Video of a bungled 2012 ship launch has taken the Internet by storm. The footage -- which has been available on YouTube as early as January, but w...

The Climate Post: NOAA, Others Predict Active Atlantic Hurricane Season

Tim Profeta | Posted 07.31.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

In the Atlantic, NOAA forecasts an active season with 13 to 20 named storms. Seven to 11 of those storms, NOAA said, could actually develop into Category 1 or higher hurricanes.

Bill Would Shift NOAA Resources From Climate Research

Posted 05.29.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: A bill being drafted in the House could potentially undermine the climate science research activities and t...

EXPLAINED: How Tornadoes Form

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2013 | Science

The deadly Moore, Okla., tornado has people asking: Just what is a tornado? And how do these dangerous storms form? The National Oceanographic and ...

The Climate Post: Carbon Dioxide Milestone Revised by NOAA

Tim Profeta | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced last week that carbon dioxide concentrations at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii surpassed the milestone 400 parts per million for a sustained period.

The Bottom Line: Embracing Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management

Lee Crockett | Posted 07.08.2013 | Green
Lee Crockett

Although we've made remarkable progress toward ending overfishing and restoring depleted populations, we have been missing the bigger picture by focusing on individual species -- the marine version of missing the forest for the trees.

Global Warming Over Land Is Real: New Study

The Boulder Daily Camera | Charlie Brennan | Posted 06.12.2013 | Denver

The thermometers got it right. The Earth is warming, another study is reporting. Climate scientists recognize that changes in weather observation sta...

WATCH: Eye-Popping Animation Shows Our Oceans From Space

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.09.2013 | Science

What would the Earth look like through a colossal pair of binoculars? Just watch NASA's newly released earth-from-space video above to find out. T...

The Bottom Line: Coming Together for Bluefin Tuna

Lee Crockett | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green
Lee Crockett

It's not every day that fishermen and environmentalists agree. But in a significant move, the American Bluefin Tuna Association and the International ...

'Green News Report' - March 12, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Lucia Graves

Environmentalists Decry Paul Ryan Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.14.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday released his budget proposal calling for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline and slashing the discre...

The Climate Post: Obama Announces Leaders of His Energy, Environment Team

Tim Profeta | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

As a result of climate change, by mid-century, ships could sail directly over the North Pole, according to a new study. The Northwest Passage is now only accessible to a few icebreaker ships on average one summer of every seven years.

The Next Secretary of Commerce or Weather?

Nancy Colleton | Posted 03.04.2013 | Green
Nancy Colleton

The next Commerce Secretary will have the challenge and opportunity to view the two in a more synergistic manner. After all, the nation's weather and climate agency was placed in Commerce for a reason, right?

The Bottom Line: Changing Course for America's Oldest Fishery

Lee Crockett | Posted 05.04.2013 | Green
Lee Crockett

Why are cod and many other species of groundfish, or bottom dwellers, struggling to recover? Decades of heavy fishing depleted their numbers and damaged the ocean ecosystem. These fish now face additional challenges from climate change as New England waters hit record high temperatures in 2012.

January Ties As Ninth Warmest On Record: NOAA

The Boulder Daily Camera | | Posted 04.24.2013 | Denver

The globally-averaged temperature for January 2013 tied with 1995 as the ninth-warmest January since record keeping began in 1880, according to a news...

Lynne Peeples

Nemo's Wrath May Be Spawn Of Climate Change, Scientists Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green

Climate change may or may not have helped generate the nor'easter lashing the East Coast this weekend. Such storms happen with some regularity, after ...

Dead Dolphin Removed From Toxic Canal

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2013 | New York

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The carcass of a dolphin that died after becoming mired in a notoriously toxic New York...

WATCH: Squid Sex Like No One Has Ever Seen It

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.21.2013 | Science

Ever wonder how squid have sex? Now you can find out, thanks to a deep-sea "sex tape" that's being called the first of its kind. The squid sex vid...