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New York City Flood Risk Has Risen 20-Fold Since Late 1800s, Study Says

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21 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Sea level rise and other factors are raising the risks that a storm tide will flood New York City, overtoppingseawalls as often as once every four years.

Two degrees: How the world failed on climate change

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3 days ago 3 days ago
For 20 years, climate policy has centered around one goal: making sure we don't get more than 2°C of global warming. That goal is looking increasingly delusional.

Meet the Doctor Who Gave $1 Million of His Own Money to Keep His Gun Research Going

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Since Congress pressured the CDC to stop funding research on gun violence, Dr. Garen Wintemute has donated more than $1.1 million of his own money to keep his research going.

Interactive Map Shows How the U.S. Has Warmed Since the First Earth Day

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19 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Consistent with global warming, every state in continental U.S. has warmed during the past century, especially since the 1970s, a new analysis found.

Rio Grande may hit 40-year low

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2 mentions8 hours ago 8 hours ago
Without good summer rains, the Rio Grande through Albuquerque could see its lowest sustained levels ...

The Virtual Reality Renaissance Is Here, But Are We Ready?

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7 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
With tech like Oculus, we may be nearing a new VR era. Yet the average consumer still can't picture the practical applications, much less stomach the cost.

The Boston Stories You Must Read Today

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37 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
A collection of must-read stories remembering the victims, investigating the perpetrators and spotlighting the survivors.

Energy Secretary Is So Ready to Throw First Pitch at Fenway

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16 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The Energy Secretary and EPA Administrator are slated to jointly throw out the first pitch at Tuesday's Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park.

Bombshell: Study Ties Epic California Drought, 'Frigid East' To Manmade Climate Change

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68 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
A major new study finds “there is a traceable anthropogenic warming footprint in the enormous intensity of the anomalous ridge during winter 2013-14, the associated drought and its intensity.” So as long as we fail to reverse carbon pollution trends, California droughts will keep getting worse.

For Ukrainians, the Putin-Hitler Comparison Is Obvious

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19 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Putin is no longer just Putin: Some in Ukraine say he is Hitler incarnate, and all that this brings with it.

Supreme Court Justices, Ranked by Their Tech Savvy in the Aereo Case

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17 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Here is a list of the justices, ranked in the order of their technological knowledge as revealed during the oral arguments.

Holy Hemihelix! Scientists Discover a Bizarre Twist

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Researchers have figured out how to create a natural helix that looks like the tangle in a telephone cord — and that discovery could lead to new kinds of nan...

17 Mouthwatering Photos From The Legendary Sushi Restaurant Where Obama Just Ate Dinner

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Sukiyabashi Jiro has the best sushi on the planet.

If You're in the U.S., Get Used to More Record Hot Temperatures

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13 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Striking new visualizations show the rising dominance of warm temperature anomalies compared to cold temperature anomalies across the U.S. in recent years.

Ukraine's Taxi Drivers Navigate Barricades, Curfews and Masked Gunmen

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21 mentions11 hours ago 11 hours ago
The roads in eastern Ukraine are becoming increasingly dangerous. If you drive a taxi, how are you supposed to work?

Overfishing has wiped out 96 percent of Pacific bluefin tuna

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The Pacific bluefin tuna has fallen to historically low levels in recent years — a victim of heavy fishing and Japan's boundless appetite for sushi.

Global Warming Had Key Role in California Drought, Eastern Cold: Study

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3 days ago 3 days ago
Global warming may have strengthened the unusual weather pattern that gave rise to the California drought and East Coast cold, a new study found.

Climate Change Likely To Make Everest Even Riskier

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
NEW DELHI (AP) — Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest. Nepal was left re...

How Open Will the FCC's 'Open Internet' Really Be?

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2 hours ago 2 hours ago
The FCC's proposed Net Neutrality proposal was just announced. But what does it mean?

Central U.S. May Be in Store for a 3-Day Tornado Outbreak

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6 mentions6 hours ago 6 hours ago
A storm system moving toward the High Plains is likely to produce a large area of severe thunderstorms, including tornadoes, from Omaha to New Orleans.

President Obama Plays Soccer With ASIMO the Robot

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19 mentions16 hours ago 16 hours ago
During his visit to Japan, at the Tokyo Miraikan Science Expo, President Barack Obama had a brief encounter with Honda's humanoid robot Asimo.

Jodie Foster Marries Girlfriend Alexandra Hedison

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Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster has tied the knot with photographer Alexandra Hedison, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.The couple reportedly began dating last summer and wed this past weekend.PHOTOS: Stars' Best Speeches When Coming Out

36 Hours in Ukraine With Joe Biden

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21 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Vice President Joe Biden is headed home after a whirlwind trip to Ukraine. Here's how he spent his 36 hours in Kiev.

This Year May Be the Slowest Start to the U.S. Tornado Season, Ever

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18 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
The U.S. has seen one of the slowest starts to tornado season since records began in the 1950s, along with a long stretch without a tornado-related death.

Globe had 4th hottest March; US cooler than normal

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters calculated that for most of the Earth, last month was one of the hottest Marchs on record — except in the Uni

Silicon Valley Now at Epicenter of Worst California Drought in Decades

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23 mentions11 hours ago 11 hours ago
Moderate to exceptional drought conditions now cover all of California, including Silicon Valley, where the drought is most intense, new data shows.

Samantha Power Is Back

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4 mentions12 hours ago 12 hours ago
Samantha Power, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations, has two problems. One of them is the United Nations. The other is the United States. Power – who took up her post in August after a storied career as public intellectual, humanitarian activist and senior member the National ...

What is Net Neutrality?

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1 day ago 1 day ago
Net neutrality is a contentious topic that has been the subject of numerous debates and continues to make news almost every day. So what is it exactly? Check...

Spring rains boost California water allotments

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
The state will distribute 5 percent of what's been requested, a small step that farmers say will make a large difference

FCC Proposal Would End Net Neutrality as We Know It

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30 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The FCC is going to propose new rules that could allow ISPs to charge content providers like Netflix or Skype for better, faster access to consumers.

Can a Democrat Still Get Elected in Arkansas?

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Mark Pryor has been to this part of town many times before."How's the neighborhood doing here?" he asks the pastor at the small, ...

Earth Had 4th-Warmest March on Record, 7th-Warmest Year So Far

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March was the fourth-warmest such month on record for the planet, becoming the 349th-straight month with above average global temperatures, NOAA said.