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Climate Change & Global Warming
- Department:June 15, 2016
Human activities emit 60 or more times the amount of carbon dioxide released by volcanoes each year.
- May 18, 2016
One reason the Fort McMurray area was at high risk for an early-season forest fire was that April snow cover was well below average in much of western North America.
- Department:May 31, 2016
Using climate simulations, water managers in the Colorado River basin helped helped stakeholders imagine and prepare for future risks.
- May 6, 2016
Unusually warm water along Australia's Great Barrier Reef has led to record-breaking coral bleaching.
- May 3, 2016
Based on rainfall changes alone, half of the island groups in a recent study were projected to get drier by the end of the century. When scientists also accounted for more evaporation due to rising temperatures, nearly three-quarters of the islands studied were projected to face freshwater stress.