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Arctic report shows dramatic changes underway

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Melting ice, less snow, rising temperatures and an abundance of beavers were some of the findings in a just-released report on the state of the...
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Congress invests billions to improve weather forecasts

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In November, Congress passed a $1.75 trillion infrastructure bill, and officials are spending part of that money on improving weather forecasts.  What You Need To...
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New satellite will help track climate change

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The first images from a new NASA satellite show that it could be a game-changer in the study of climate change.  What You Need To...
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Near-record year for billion-dollar weather disasters

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We’re averaging a billion-dollar weather disaster every 17 days as a swarm of storms pushes the U.S. closer to a new record.  What You Need...
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‘Earthshine’ levels show the planet is dimming

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Over the past two decades, scientists have been studying earthshine levels, something that Leonardo da Vinci also researched. Their findings show that our planet is...
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Deodorants are worse for air pollution than cars

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We all know that cars cause air pollution, but did you know that lotions, bug sprays and deodorants also do?  What You Need To Know...
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What causes a rainbow in the clouds

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Rainbow clouds are rare, but summer is the best time to spot them, and no, there’s no pot of gold.  What You Need To Know...
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Using artificial intelligence to predict lightning strikes

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The saying goes, “you never know when lightning will strike.” That may no longer be true thanks to computer learning and a space-based lightning monitoring...
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What are the dog days of summer?

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Summer can be ruff with soaring temperatures that leave us panting for relief. Some people call the worst of the heat “the dog days of summer.”...
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New study shows how weather impacts the spread of COVID-19

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A new study released in June 2021 by Yale University shows how weather impacts the spread of COVID-19. The findings show what time of year...