Jan 22, 2016

China pushes 'inferno' documentary into purgatory

It is a vision of hell on Earth: green hills blasted into black heaps, and workers toiling under snarling machinery, dodging hot red sparks and rivers of molten metal. Inspired by Dante’s “Inferno,” a medieval tale of a journey to the underworld, Zhao Liang’s ...

U.S., Mediterranean face extreme warming: study

Jan 21, 2016

U.S., Mediterranean face extreme warming: study

Once the world as a whole has warmed by 2 degrees Celsius, top temperatures in the United States and Mediterranean basin will have climbed by even more, according to a study released Wednesday. A global rise of 2 degrees (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above mid-19th ...

Jan 21, 2016

Carbon dioxide may 'intoxicate' fish: study

By midcentury, higher levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in ocean water could leave fish “intoxicated,” becoming lost at sea, a study said Wednesday. The oceans absorb about a third of the carbon dioxide released by humanity’s burning of coal, oil and gas — their ...