- Heineman cancels Nebraska study on climate change Updated: Dec-03-13 7:14 pm
- Federal study warns of sudden climate change woes Updated: Dec-03-13 6:19 pm
- US scientists: Small earthquake jostled SE Conn. Updated: Dec-03-13 6:59 am
- Oklahoma adopts California-style quake precautions Updated: Dec-02-13 4:37 pm
- Strong earthquake hits Indonesia; no casualties Updated: Dec-01-13 8:51 pm
- North Texas earthquakes trigger dam inspections Updated: Nov-30-13 2:52 pm
- Researchers say Arctic Ocean leaking methane Updated: Nov-29-13 6:16 pm
- Oroville Dam earthquake study recommended Updated: Nov-29-13 3:32 pm
- CWU scientists study Antarctica Updated: Nov-27-13 2:56 pm
- Well-known hurricane forecast center faces closure Updated: Nov-27-13 2:17 pm
- GMP, U of Vt. will study climate and energy Updated: Nov-26-13 6:07 pm
- New Zealand judge rejects climate refugee plea Updated: Nov-26-13 6:11 am
- Alabama scientists use ice to research space Updated: Nov-25-13 8:38 am
- Smith student from Nevada named Rhodes Scholar Updated: Nov-24-13 4:52 pm
- UW gets grant for research aircraft Updated: Nov-24-13 11:31 am
- UAV industry takes off in Alaska Updated: Nov-23-13 6:26 am
- Evolution edits unlikely in Texas science books Updated: Nov-21-13 12:23 am
- Scientists: Warmth may explain lag in moose growth Updated: Nov-19-13 2:22 pm
- NASA launches robotic explorer to Mars Updated: Nov-18-13 5:26 pm
- UA professor leads team on evolution quest Updated: Nov-17-13 8:04 am
- USGS says Chicago's western suburbs hit by quake Updated: Nov-15-13 4:08 am
- Scientists warn of hot, sour, breathless oceans Updated: Nov-13-13 7:04 pm
- NY university continues severe weather research Updated: Nov-13-13 3:05 am
- 20 top scientists urge CA gov. to stop fracking Updated: Nov-12-13 8:59 pm
- Experts: Man, nature share typhoon tragedy blame Updated: Nov-11-13 7:13 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Gov. Dave Heineman has canceled a Legislature-approved study on climate change, saying it would duplicate research work by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
WASHINGTON - Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the federal government concluded Tuesday.
GROTON, Connecticut - The U.S. Geological Survey says it recorded a small earthquake in southeast Connecticut last Friday, explaining loud booms reported by several residents.
PRAGUE, Oklahoma - It's become a predictable routine at Matt Pryor's insurance agency: An earthquake rumbles through Oklahoma, rattling dishes and nerves. Then the phones light up with calls and text messages from desperate residents asking if it's too late to buy a policy to cover any damage.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - A strong, shallow earthquake rocked parts of eastern Indonesia early Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Officials are conducting daily inspections on water reservoir dams in North Texas for fear that a string of earthquakes may have caused cracks or loosened foundations.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Ounce for ounce, methane has an effect on global warming more than 30 times more potent than carbon dioxide, and it's leaking from the Arctic Ocean at an alarming rate, according to new research by scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
OROVILLE, California - California officials should conduct an earthquake safety assessment of a Northern California dam that is the linchpin of a major drinking water system in the state, according to a federal inspection obtained by a newspaper.
ELLENSBURG, Washington - Two Central Washington University scientists have built their careers studying the ice that covers most of Antarctica and what lies beneath.
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - A well-known hurricane forecast program at Colorado State University faces potential closure after losing much of its funding.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont's flagship university and its largest power company will work together to develop energy efficiency programs and seek ways to protect the environment under an agreement announced Tuesday.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A New Zealand judge on Tuesday rejected a Kiribati man's claim that he should be granted refugee status because of climate change.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - The work by a team of international scientists including researchers from the University of Alabama to observe signs of subatomic particles from the farthest reaches of the Milky Way and beyond could provide clues about black holes, supernovas and other phenomena.
RENO, Nevada - A Smith College senior from Nevada says she feels "overwhelmed" after becoming the first Rhodes Scholar from the United States in the 143-year history of the prestigious women's school in Northampton, Massachusetts
LARAMIE, Wyoming - The University of Wyoming's King Air research aircraft will benefit from a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The venerable Piper Super Cub isn't being squeezed out, but the face of aviation in Alaska is changing.
AUSTIN, Texas - Some social conservatives have urged the Texas Board of Education to approve new science books that de-emphasize lessons on evolution and climate change, but the edits they seek appeared on Wednesday to lack enough support to succeed.
DETROIT - The moose population in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is growing more slowly than before, possibly because of conditions related to a warming climate, scientists say.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - NASA's newest robotic explorer, Maven, rocketed toward Mars on Monday on a quest to unravel the ancient mystery of the red planet's radical climate change.
TUCSON, Arizona - A University of Arizona professor recently began a lake bed drilling project in the African Rift Valley to determine what role climate change may have played in the evolution of humans and, maybe, how it will affect us in the future.
CHICAGO - Scientists of the U.S. Geological Survey say it's likely it was an earthquake that shook Chicago's western suburbs after a blast at a quarry.
WASHINGTON - Greenhouse gases are making the world's oceans hot, sour and breathless, and the way those changes work together is creating a grimmer outlook for global waters, according to a new report Wednesday from 540 international scientists.
ALBANY, New York - The University at Albany will continue its collaboration with the National Weather Service on extreme weather research under a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
SACRAMENTO, California - Twenty of the nation's top scientists have sent a letter to California's governor urging him to place a moratorium on the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking."
WASHINGTON - Nature and man together cooked up the disaster in the Philippines.