As climate change worsens around mid-century, that percentage of extremely hot days being caused by man-made greenhouse gases will push past 95 percent, according to the new study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change.
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In 84 days from November 2013 to January 2014, the area around Azle, Texas, shook with 27 magnitude 2 or greater earthquakes, while scientists at Southern Methodist University and the U.S. Geological Survey monitored the shaking.
Since each tiny nut requires a gallon of water, almonds are consuming 1.07 trillion gallons annually in the state, one-fifth more than California families use indoors.
West Virginia and other states argue that the plan to regulate carbon emissions from power plants is illegal because the EPA already regulates other power plant pollutants under a different section of the Clean Air Act.
Critics alleged industry groups could seek evaluations of less risky substances in an effort to halt probes into more dangerous chemicals.
California is choking on a worsening drought and needs more hydration. Fracking in the state uses lots of water. Ergo, fracking must be making the drought worse. Right? Not necessarily, many industry experts are saying.
Exxon Mobil's top lawyer said Wednesday that the nearly $9 billion initially sought by the state shouldn't be used as a barometer because it was calculated using faulty methodology.
The proposed tightening of water supplies comes as state surveyors earlier this month found the lowest snow level in the Sierra Nevada snowpack in 65 years of record-keeping.
As the drought in California enters a fourth year, consumers across the country could pay the price at the supermarket.
Brown’s executive order primarily targets wasteful practices, including watering residential lawns and washing cars.
A recent U.N. report found that two-thirds of the world’s population could be vulnerable to water shortages and 1.8 billion people would be living in “countries or regions with absolute water scarcity” by 2025.
Gov. Jerry Brown largely called on Californians to change their habits in response to the drought, potentially including landscape alterations and a rebate program for more efficient appliances.
A radio ad released by the Don't Frack Maryland campaign is running Tuesday featuring actor Edward Norton, who grew up in Columbia, Maryland.
Cities are facing increased pressure to slash water use after Gov. Jerry Brown last week ordered a mandatory statewide 25 percent drop in urban water use compared with 2013 levels.
Obama's effort to link climate change to health comes as he works to build support for steps he's taken to curb U.S. emissions that are opposed by business and industry, including strict limits on vehicles and power plants.
In a letter to companies seeking neonicotinoid approval, EPA pesticide official Jack Housenger wrote that "until the data on pollinator health have been received and appropriate risk assessments completed, [the EPA] is unlikely to be in a position to determine that such uses would avoid ‘unreasonable adverse effects on the environment.'"
"We're in a historic drought and that demands unprecedented action," Brown said at a news conference in the Sierra Nevada, where dry, brown grass surrounded a site that normally would be snow-covered at this time of year. "We have to pull together and save water in every way we can."
Know how many chemicals are used to fracking? Or how many wells are in the U.S.? Here’s a look at fracking, by the numbers.
Environmental advocates say the Arctic ecosystem is too fragile to risk a spill, and cleanup would be difficult or perhaps even impossible because of weather and ice.
The locomotives come equipped with some 250 sensors that monitor speed, temperature and other conditions.
Paris authorities instituted a 24 hour emergency ban this past Monday that prohibited cars bearing even-numbered plates from driving within city limits.
Silicon Valley start-up Ubiquitous Energy is making the world’s first transparent solar cells, a technology that could greatly expand the reach of solar power.
Scientists calculated that during the summer of 2012 in Beijing, replacing gas vehicles with electric cars could have reduced the heat island effect by nearly 1 degree Celsius.
The theme for 2015 World Water Day is "Water and Sustainable Development." It's about how water links to all areas we need to consider to create the future we want.
Obama hasn't fully explained how he'll meet that goal, but his aides have suggested that unprecedented pollution limits he's imposing on power plants will get the U.S. much of the way there.
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