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
Oct. 5, 2015 A simple model of permafrost carbon based on direct observations has been developed by a team of scientists. Their approach could help climate scientists evaluate how well permafrost dynamics are ... read more
Oct. 5, 2015 The more ice is melted of the Antarctic Filchner-Ronne shelf, the more ice flows into the ocean, and the more the region contributes to global sea-level rise. Unlike some some other parts of ... read more
Oct. 2, 2015 Scientists working off west Africa in the Cape Verde Islands have found evidence that the sudden collapse of a volcano there tens of thousands of years ago generated an ocean ... read more
Oct. 2, 2015 As England gets set to start paying for plastic bags, researchers are making inroads into developing alternative biodegradable materials that could potentially replace fossil fuel derived ... 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