- The Power of Katrina
Katrina was the third most intense storm ever to make landfall in the United States, with a central pressure of 918 millibars. The storm affected [...]
- Global Warming: The Culprit?
Nature doesn’t always know when to quit–and nothing says that quite like a hurricane. The atmospheric convulsion that was Hurricane Katrina had barely left the [...]
- STORM WARNINGS
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners, founded in 1871 and headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, bills itself as the “oldest association of state officials” in [...]
- Katrina shows effect of climate change, says Gore
Hurricane Katrina offered “a taste” of the disasters, and the response to them, that the US could expect as a consequence of climate change, former [...]
- Study Links Hurricanes to Global Warming
An increase in the ferocity of hurricanes around the globe over the last 35 years may be attributable to global warming, a new report states.
- Shishmaref, Alaska: Dramatic Erosion Forces Tough Choice for a Village
The 600 residents of Shishmaref, Alaska living on the western coast didn’t expect to face the question: should we stay or should we go? [...]
- Pact Signed for Prototype of Coal Plant
MONTREAL, Dec. 6 – Under pressure from other industrialized countries at talks here on global warming, the Bush administration announced on Tuesday that it had [...]
- Yosemite Fauna on the Up and Up
Scientists studying the park’s wildlife wonder if global warming is the primary factor spurring a migration of species to higher elevations.
Scientists studying Yosemite National Park’s [...]
- Kyoto Treaty Powers Up U.S. Alternative Energy Firms
The United States has not joined the Kyoto Protocol to cut greenhouse gases, but the pact nevertheless is boosting sales for American companies that market [...]
- 2005 is warmest year on record for Northern Hemisphere, scientists say
The Earth’s average temperature reached a near-record high in 2005, international and U.S. climate agencies reported Thursday.
While some scientists said it indicates that human-caused global [...]