Climate change policy of the United States
The politics of global warming is played out at a state and federal level in the United States.
The United States, although a signatory to the Kyoto Protocol, has neither ratified nor withdrawn fr...
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Protesters to Trump: Science matters
Protesters rally at the New York City March for Science in response to President Trump's environmental and energy policies. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.
The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Might Be The Strongest In Years
NOAA is out with a new forecast for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season
Is This Congressman's 'Oversight' An Effort To Hobble Climate Science?
Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas is formally investigating a recent study on global warming. Smith calls the timing of the study's publication "suspicious," but many scientists call his tactics "bullying." A...
Weather Service Winter Outlook: Beneficial Rains For Southern California, Less Severe Cold In The Northeast
uch-needed rains for Southern California and a much less severe winter in the northeastern U.S. compared to the last two years headline the National Weather Service (NWS) winter outlook, which was rel...
NOAA Declares Third Ever Global Coral Bleaching Event
As record ocean temperatures cause widespread coral bleaching across Hawaii, NOAA scientists confirm the same stressful conditions are expanding to the Caribbean and may last into the new year, prompt...
Feeding Frenzy: Eating Habits Of Blue Whales Revealed In New Study
Weighing in at as much as 25 large elephants combined and measuring up to the length of a basketball court, the blue whale is the largest animal ever known to have lived on Earth. And while the gentle...
Hurricane Joaquin Lurks As Meteorologists Disagree Over Threat to U.S.
Joaquin strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Wednesday. On that, the meteorologists agree. But the precarious path that the storm will take in the coming days — belting the East Coast or straying ...
Three Category 4 Hurricanes In The Pacific Ocean At The Same Time Make History
A very rare meteorological event occurred Saturday evening into early Sunday morning when three Category 4 hurricanes were ongoing simultaneously in the Pacific Ocean. At 11 p.m. EDT Saturday, Hurican...
Latest forecast suggests 'Godzilla El Niño' may be coming to California - LA Times
The strengthening El Niño in the Pacific Ocean has the potential to become one of the most powerful on record, as warming ocean waters surge toward the Americas, setting up a pattern that could...
Upon Closer Look, A Global Warming Hiatus Is Ruled Out, U.S. Scientists Say
A fresh look at the way sea temperatures are measured has led government scientists to make a surprising claim: The puzzling apparent hiatus in global surface warming never really happened. In a study...
Scientists Have Discovered The First Fully Warm-Blooded Fish
It’s one of the most basic biology facts we’re taught in school growing up: Birds and mammals are warm-blooded, while reptiles, amphibians and fish are cold-blooded. But new research is turning this w...
Unbelievably Rare (and kind of cute) 'Pocket Shark' Discovered
Even if you're a diehard animal lover who tunes in to every episode aired during "Shark Week," you'd be forgiven for not knowing about the pocket shark. The very first one was found 36 years ago off t...
WWII Aircraft Carrier Is Found 'Amazingly Intact' On Ocean Floor Near San Francisco
It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now, 64 years after it was scuttled, the USS Independence has been located by an undersea survey team led by NOAA and the U.S. Navy. A ...
Northeast U.S. left out in the cold in Earth’s warmest winter on record
This winter was the warmest on record, and last month was the second warmest February on record, says NOAA. But you wouldn’t guess it if you live in the eastern U.S., where temperatures ran well-below...
Energy policy of the United States
The energy policy of the United States is determined by federal, state and local entities in the United States, which address issues of energy production, distribution, and consumption, such as buildi...
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Environmental policy of the United States
The environmental policy of the United States is federal governmental action to regulate activities that have an environmental impact in the United States. The goal of environmental policy is to prote...
Climate change policy of the George W. Bush administration
This article is about the climate change policy of the United States under the George W. Bush administration.
In March 2001, the Bush Administration announced that it would not implement the Kyoto...
Regional climate change initiatives in the United States
Twenty-eight states have climate action plans and nine have state-wide emission targets. The states of California and New Mexico have committed most recently to emission reductions targets, joining N...
American Clean Energy and Security Act
The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES) was an energy bill in the 111th United States Congress (H.R. 2454) that would have established a variant of an emissions trading plan similar ...
NOAA Center for Tsunami Research
The NOAA Center for Tsunami Research (NCTR), located at the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) in Seattle, WA, performs research in support of tsunami forecast models to increase the speed...
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NOAA National Operational Model Archive and Distribution System (NOMADS)
The NOAA National Operational Model Archive and Distribution System (NOMADS) is a Web-services based project providing both real-time and retrospective format independent access to climate and weather...
Byrd–Hagel Resolution
The Byrd–Hagel Resolution was a United States Senate Resolution passed unanimously with a vote of 95–0 on 25 July 1997, sponsored by Senators Chuck Hagel (R-NE) and Robert Byrd (D-WV). Th...
California Proposition 23 (2010)
Proposition 23 was a California ballot proposition that was on the November 2, 2010 California statewide ballot. It was defeated by California voters during the statewide election by a 23% margin. If ...
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Benjamin Peirce
Benjamin Peirce (/ˈpɜrs/; April 4, 1809 – October 6, 1880) was an American mathematician who taught at Harvard University for approximately 50 years. He made contributions to celestial mechanics, stat...
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