- Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made Updated: Nov-29-15 12:24 pm
PARIS - This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save.
- Better batteries to beat global warming: A race against time Updated: Nov-24-15 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON - One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.
- Scientists call for continuing Great Lakes wolf protections Updated: Nov-24-15 1:23 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region should not yet be removed from the federal endangered species list, a group of scientists and scholars said Tuesday, disagreeing with colleagues who said the population has rebounded sufficiently.
- AP FACT CHECK: Most GOP candidates flunk climate science Updated: Nov-22-15 10:52 am
WASHINGTON - When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed candidates' comments.
- Blue crab found in Mississippi River in Missouri Updated: Nov-20-15 10:32 am
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri - Scientists studying the Mississippi River got quite a surprise recently - a male blue crab.
- Study: Ohio not prepared for extreme heat, floods, drought Updated: Nov-19-15 3:46 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Two groups have released a study on the nation's preparedness for climate change-related weather events that says Ohio isn't ready for what could come in the next decades.
- Endangered sturgeon rediscover habitat key for spawning Updated: Nov-18-15 1:57 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - An endangered species of sturgeon has rediscovered long-inaccessible habitat that could be a key to improving the fish's reproduction, University of Maine scientists said.
- US, Cuba sign first environmental accord since thaw Updated: Nov-18-15 1:16 pm
HAVANA - The United States and Cuba signed an agreement Wednesday to join forces and protect the vast array of fish and corals they share as countries separated by just 90 miles (140 kilometers), the first environmental accord since announcing plans to renew diplomatic relations.
- UK: In 1st, global temps average could be 1 degree C higher Updated: Nov-09-15 11:37 am
STOCKHOLM - This year is on track to be a record 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) hotter than the 19th-century average, hitting a symbolic milestone in the temperature rise that scientists blame mostly on human activities, Britain's weather service said Monday.
- 'Science Guy' Bill Nye tackles climate change in new book Updated: Nov-09-15 11:14 am
"Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World" (St. Martin's Press,) by Bill Nye
- Scientists studying rare salamander in Mississippi River Updated: Nov-08-15 5:18 pm
GURRENBERG, Iowa - One fortunate byproduct of a 2008 train derailment is that scientists are gaining a better understanding of a rare salamander species that lives in the Mississippi River.
- World Bank: Climate change could result in 100 million poor Updated: Nov-08-15 3:21 pm
STOCKHOLM - Climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting agriculture and fueling the spread of malaria and other diseases, the World Bank said in a report Sunday.
- NASA: Sun stripping away Martian atmosphere, left dry planet Updated: Nov-05-15 9:30 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - NASA's Mars-orbiting Maven spacecraft has discovered that the sun likely robbed the red planet of its once-thick atmosphere and water.
- Report: 14 wild weather events last year goosed by warming Updated: Nov-05-15 1:32 pm
WASHINGTON - New scientific analysis shows the fingerprints of man-made climate change on 14 extreme weather events in 2014, hitting every continent but Antarctica.
- Nebraska school launches lab for neurological research Updated: Nov-02-15 2:41 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The University of Nebraska Medical Center is unveiling its new initiative that will use driving and vehicle simulators and black box devices to study the neurological sciences by assessing behavioral health in a realistic environment.
- Workers harmed in Florence restaurants that allow smoking Updated: Oct-31-15 10:56 am
FLORENCE, Alabama - Workers in a Florence restaurant that allow smoking are exposed to a greater amount harmful air particles than those working in non-smoking environments, a new air quality study said.