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Sea levels will rise, NASA experts issue warning, and ‘it’s very likely to get worse’

NASA: Sea level rise accelerating NASA releases new images showing a global sea level rise of four inches in the last two decades. NASA is undertaking an “intensive research effort” into the problem of rising seas brought on by global warming, the agency announced Wednesday. And it will include satellite mounted tools so accurate that “if they were […]

A City-Sized Glacier Chunk Just Broke Off in Greenland

Have you ever wondered how icebergs are formed? Well, it all starts when a glacier and an ocean love each other very much. Okay, the answer is actually a bit less anthropomorphic and, these days, a bit more “anthropogenic climate change,” but it’s fascinating nonetheless. And the entire process is perfectly illustrated by the birth of […]

This Tower Pulls Drinking Water Out of Thin Air

Designer Arturo Vittori says his invention can provide remote villages with more than 25 gallons of clean drinking water per day In some parts of Ethiopia, finding potable water is a six-hour journey. People in the region spend 40 billion hours a year trying to find and collect water, says a group called the Water […]