When are extreme events part of natural climate variability and when are they due to climate change?
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By Molly Michelson Did you feel a small tremor rumbling underground last fall? Seismometers as far west as Seattle lit up on October 30. But the source of the recorded energy didn’t come from an earthquake. It came from Superstorm Sandy, an extreme hurricane that hit the East Coast thousands of miles away. What the…? [...]
Stormy weather, iron dump and tiger tourism—here are some headlines we didn’t want you to miss this week.
Or so the headlines have read for the past few days. Here’s the skinny on the largest solar storm since 2003…
Tsunamis, the solar max and… oysters? Our Friday science news round-up featuring headlines from this week’s American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting.
The US Geological Survey wants us to be prepared for severe flooding. Flooding that could cause more damage and be even deadlier than a large earthquake.
Is the dust storm that swept through Sydney a sign of climate change?