A predicted global warming effect is a slowdown in North Atlantic Ocean circulation. New research shows recent decreases that are unprecedented in the past 1,100 years.
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The May 18, 1980 eruption at Mount St. Helens was one of the most destructive volcanic events ever recorded in the history of the United States.
According to a new study, microbes eat the carbon and release it as CO2, where ends up back in the atmosphere and contributes to further warming.
New evidence suggests that ocean acidification played a key role in the Permian–Triassic mass extinction event 252 million years ago that killed most life on Earth.
With the onset of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, animals that hibernate are waking up from a long-period of deep sleep.
Many believe Earth’s changing distance from the sun causes the change in the seasons. But that is not the case.
After months of anticipation, the NOAA Climate Prediction Center finally issued an El Niño advisory on March 5. How will it affect your weather?
Tortoise hatchlings spotted on the island of Pinzón last year are the first to have survived there in more than a century. Thanks to conservation efforts, tortoises are making a comeback.
No leap year in 2015. The next leap day will be February 29, 2016. The reason for leap years explained here.
The U.S. Southwest and Central Plains are at high risk for a megadrought later this century if greenhouse gas concentrations continue to rise, says a new study.