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Jet Stream Steers Atlantic Currents
AMOC
May 28th, 2015
The jet stream off the East Coast of the United States controls an important climate pattern in the Atlantic Ocean.
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Sudden and Rapid Ice Loss Discovered in Antarctica
glacier
May 21st, 2015
Massive glaciers in the southern Antarctic Peninsula suddenly started to crumble and melt in 2009.
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Antarctic Ice Shelf in Last Throes of Collapse
icebergs
May 15th, 2015
A vast Antarctica ice shelf that partly collapsed in 2002 has only a few years left before it fully disappears.
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India Heat Wave Death Toll May Be Vastly Underestimated
man in heat wave in kolkata
May 27th, 2015
A heat wave scorching India may have killed thousands more people than has been reported, one expert says.
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Antarctica's Ice Attacked from Above and Below
Larsen C ice shelf
May 12th, 2015
The remaining Larsen C ice shelf is melting from more than just toasty air. The Larsen C is also disappearing due to warming in the ocean.
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Intense Wildfire Season Expected in West
The King Fire in the Eldorado and Tahoe National Forests
May 5th, 2015
Forest Service anticipates spending up to $1.6 billion fighting a fire season that could be worse than normal.
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Spring Colors Swirl in Picturesque North Atlantic
Plankton in northwest Atlantic Ocean
May 27th, 2015
A new NASA image hints at the complex factors that encourage giant plankton blooms in the North Atlantic.
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Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West
high-voltage power lines
May 18th, 2015
The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.
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Million-Year-Old Bubbles Reveal Antarctica's Oldest Climate Snapshot
Antarctica
May 11th, 2015
Timeworn Antarctica ice suggests a strong link between carbon dioxide levels and glacial cycles for the past million years.
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