Policymakers have tried, unsuccessfully, to change this law for decades-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The Eastern Pacific Ocean's Tropical Depression 9E formed on July 26 and by July 27 the depression had dissipated over 1,200 miles from Hilo, Hawaii. NASA's Terra satellite captured a look at the storm at its peak.
Cheap natural gas and subsidized renewables make coal plants an expensive prospect-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Hurricanes bring heavy rainfall and strong winds to coastal communities, a potent combination that can lead to devastating damage.
The strategy could also be used to aide Tasmanian devils and corals on the Great Barrier Reef-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Supreme Court previously ruled the EPA had authority to regulate greenhouse gases-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
New analysis shows where fish transfers that can obscure illegal catches are happening-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(Virginia Tech) The long-dormant Yellowstone super-volcano in the American West has a different history than previously thought, according to a new study by a Virginia Tech geoscientist.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Storm Jongdari appeared much more organized in visible imagery from NASA's Terra satellite when passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean.
The extreme weather has planners concerned about conditions during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(University of Colorado at Boulder) CU Boulder team finds link between gravity waves in the upper and lower Antarctic atmosphere, helping create a clearer picture of global air circulation.