Global warming outpaces current forecasts: study

/ Dec 7, 2017

Global warming outpaces current forecasts: study

The U.N.'s forecast for global warming is about 15 percent too low, which means end-of-century temperatures could be 0.5 degrees Celsius higher than currently predicted, said a study released Wednesday. The prediction makes the already daunting challenge of capping global warming at "well under" 2.0 ...

California wildfires rage as death toll hits record 35

Oct 14, 2017

California wildfires rage as death toll hits record 35

Fire officials in Northern California reported further headway on Friday against the most lethal outbreak of wildfires in state history, as the death toll rose to 35 and teams with cadaver dogs combed charred ruins for human remains. The wind-driven blazes, which erupted on Sunday ...

Parched nations tap cloud seeding

/ Sep 24, 2017

Parched nations tap cloud seeding

Threading through clouds, often with shaky turbulence and occasional thunder, 71-year-old pilot Gary Walker burns the flares on his plane's wings, releasing chemicals as he flies. "It can be very rough as you get close to some of those clouds," he admits. Walker, CEO of Texas-based ...