The US will launch a national climate service aimed at serving as a one-stop shop of US climate information and at giving industries and farmers information to adapt to regional climate changes.
A decline in stratospheric water vapor between 2000 and 2009 followed an apparent increase between 1980 and 2000, a team of scientists has found. That finding may have implications for global warming.
An estimated 20,000 gallons of crude oil remain trapped in the gravelly beaches of Prince William Sound, Alaska, long after the Exxon Valdez oil spill..
A periodic climate phenomenon, El Nino has prompted storms to smack southern California this week rather than the Pacific Northwest. But Indonesia and parts of Australia are also affected, except they're too dry.
In the Pacific, jumbo squid have moved to new waters, signaling changes in the ocean, scientists observe.
At Copenhagen climate change talks, a research group says this decade is likely to prove the hottest on record.
Carbon emissions affect more than the climate. Scientists now suspect they are also making Alaskan seas more acidic.
The two Japanese submarines – which were commandeered and scuttled by the US after World War II – were much larger, faster, and stealthier than US subs of the day. One included a float-plane that could attack New York.