But since 1991, about 69 percent of the rapidly increasing melt was man-made, said Ben Marzeion, a climate scientist at the University of Innsbruck in Austria
Geothermal activity can be generated by the gravitational pull of a planetary companion.
Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn’t — and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years. Tracking close behind it was Hurricane Julio, which strengthened early Thursday into a Category 2 storm.
It’s official: an initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November.
New study shows plastic junk floating on the world’s oceans, but it’s not as much as feared.
A petition filed by the state of Alaska asks gov’t to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Marine biologists say a deadly wasting disease has been recorded from Mexico to Alaska.
Indian scientist is working on extremely thin and biodegradable condoms.
Washington state would be expected to cut carbon emissions from its power plants by about 72 percent under the Obama Administration’s proposal to tackle global warming.
An Alaskan wildfire that has burned 151 square miles is threatening about 150 cabins, vacation homes and year-round residents