Deutsche Welle (Sep. 17, 2013) There are around 20 million active surfers worldwide all chasing the same thing: the perfect wave. The problem is that, as a natural phenomenon, the perfect wave is pretty hard to come by.
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TheStreet (Oct. 7, 2014) Cooler temperatures should cut heating bills this winter, as few expect the same harsh weather that chilled much of the nation last year. Low temperatures across the Midwest, South and East forced ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (May 26, 2015) More than 500 people have died in India as a stifling heat wave saw temperatures rise above 47 degrees Celsius. Julie Noce reports.
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Reuters - News Video Online (July 1, 2015) Tourists and locals alike are enduring a heat wave in Madrid that has seen temperature rise to more than 36 degrees Celsius - or 98 Fahrenheit - with worse expected. Rough Cut (no reporter ... watch video
Nov. 27, 2015 A microscopic marine alga is thriving in the North Atlantic to an extent that defies scientific predictions, suggesting swift environmental change as a result of increased ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 Regional climate projections for the two coming decades (2021-2040) suggest enhanced probability of heatwaves anywhere in Europe, which would be comparable or greater than the Russian heatwave in ... read more
Nov. 26, 2015 The rate of carbon burial in remote lakes has doubled over the last 100 years, researchers say, suggesting even isolated ecosystems are feeling the effects of our changing ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 There are still critical research gaps hampering efforts to both assess the environmental impacts of crude oil spills and to effectively remediate them, a Canadian, comprehensive scientific report ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Droughts could kill off the tallest trees in tropical rainforests in coming decades, a study suggests. Over a 13-year period, researchers carried out fieldwork to assess the ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 From an evolutionary perspective, it happened almost overnight. In less than 800 years Yakutian horses adapted to the extremely cold temperatures found in the environments of eastern Siberia. The ... read more
Sep. 28, 2015 A new study details how extreme temperatures affect urban heat islands -- densely built areas where heat-retaining asphalt, brick and concrete make things hotter than their nonurban ... read more
Feb. 10, 2015 Houston experienced its hottest summer on record in 2011, resulting in 278 excess emergency department visits per day during the August heat wave, according to research. "The 2011 heat wave led ... read more
Nov. 5, 2014 Scientists have developed a new index to measure the magnitude of heat waves. According to the index projections, under the worst climate scenario of temperature rise nearing 4.8pC, extreme heat ... read more