Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan

Published Jun. 25 2017

TOKYO (AP) - A strong earthquake shook residents Sunday in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two...

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

Published Jun. 24 2017

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change...

Protection of deep-sea Atlantic corals up for debate

Published Jun. 22 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A federal panel is considering protections for deep-sea corals in the Atlantic Ocean that would impact...


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Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands

Published Jun. 22 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas, the U.S. pulling out...

Scrutiny intensifies over safety at US nuclear weapons lab

Published Jun. 21 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The safety record at the U.S. laboratory that created the atomic bomb is facing intensifying criticism...

Transformer stamp released by US Postal Service

Published Jun. 20 2017

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service has officially unveiled a first-of-its kind stamp that transforms with the touch...

Mayor seeks climate job instead of 3rd term, blames Trump

Published Jun. 20 2017

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey mayor says she'll focus on climate change rather than running for a third...

3-year global coral bleaching event over, but still bad

Published Jun. 19 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. scientists announced Monday that a record global coral reef bleaching event has finally ended after three...

NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

Published Jun. 19 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - NASA's planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right...

Italy says G-20 a chance to pressure Trump on climate pact

Published Jun. 19 2017

ROME (AP) - Italy's premier says that world leaders will keep up the pressure on President Donald Trump to re-think...

Conservationists: Imperiled Atlantic salmon decline worsens

Published Jun. 18 2017

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Fewer of North America's Atlantic salmon are making it back to rivers to spawn, which bodes...

London fire may have destroyed DNA needed to ID victims

Published Jun. 16 2017

LONDON (AP) - The devastating fire that struck a high-rise tower in London may have been so powerful that it...

Microscopic organisms turn Istanbul shores turquoise

Published Jun. 15 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) - The waters around Istanbul have turned a striking shade of turquoise.

Historic shipwreck discovered off Southern California coast

Published Jun. 13 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Researchers have discovered the underwater wreck of a U.S. Coast Guard ship that first set out...

Faster-moving sea ice forces polar bears to use more energy

Published Jun. 8 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Rapid global warming has sped up the movement of sea ice off Alaska's coasts, and already...

Russian booster rocket puts US satellite in orbit

Published Jun. 8 2017

MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian Proton-M booster rocket carrying a U.S. communications satellite has lifted off, a successful launch after...

India's rising temperatures are already deadly, study shows

Published Jun. 7 2017

NEW DELHI (AP) - India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave...

Mountain lion kittens near LA die after mother abandons them

Published Jun. 7 2017

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) - Two mountain lion kittens being tracked by scientists have died in the Southern California wilderness after...

NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

Published Jun. 7 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has chosen 12 new astronauts from its biggest pool of applicants ever.

This is us: Earliest fossils of our species found in Morocco

Published Jun. 7 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - How long has our species been around? New fossils from Morocco push the evidence back by...

Former VP Biden urges need to deal with global warming

Published Jun. 7 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stressed the need Wednesday to address global warming, despite President...


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5 workers exposed to radiation at Japan nuclear lab

Published Jun. 7 2017

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's Atomic Energy Agency said Wednesday that five workers at a nuclear facility that handles plutonium have...

Existing climate efforts expected to keep U.S. goals on track

Published Jun. 6 2017

The momentum of climate change efforts and the affordability of cleaner fuels will keep the United States moving toward its...