In the upcoming hurricane season, two or three storms will be major events along the coastal US, according to AccuWeather.com.
An increasing proportion of storms are likely to hit the highest levels of intensity because of the projected effects of global warming, an international team of scientists concludes in the journal Nature Geoscience.
Guns on campus, active shooter scenarios, and state culpability are all still changing society’s preparedness.
As Fort Collins, Colo., moves to become a clean-tech city, its businesses are finding green opportunities from solar cells to engine conversion.
A surprise El Niño effect is disabling oncoming storms from the east and could make 2009 the first quiet hurricane season in years.
But two researchers say it will be a slightly reduced hurricane season, partly because of a developing El Niño.
Human activity in deserts is causing more dust to settle on alpine meadows and mountains, speeding snow melt.