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
Sep. 29, 2016 Wind turbines are known to kill large birds, such as golden eagles, that live nearby. Now there is evidence that birds from up to hundreds of miles away make up a significant portion of the raptors ... read more
Sep. 29, 2016 Keen gardeners stocking their domestic ponds with exotic or wild aquatic species could be inadvertently fueling the rapid spread of the lethally infectious frog disease ranavirus in England, ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels. But conventional panels are not without environmental costs, too. Now scientists report a new ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Forget the view of the Arctic as an icy desert devoid of life. The Arctic summer is buzzing with insects -- and here as everywhere else, plants rely on them for pollination. ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 A new study of lead pollution in the North Atlantic provides strong evidence that leaded petrol emissions have declined over the past few decades. For the first time in around 40 years, scientists ... read more
Feb. 25, 2016 Extreme heat can pose several health risks, especially during sustained periods of high temperatures. However, a uniform definition of a heat wave doesn't exist. As a result, public health ... 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