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Back-To-Back Hurricanes Expected to Increase in the Gulf Coast

Over the past four decades, the time between tropical storms making landfall in the Gulf Coast has been getting shorter. By the end of the century, Louisiana and Florida could be twice as likely to experience two tropical storms that make landfall within nine days of each other, according to new model estimates.

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Satellites Pinpoint Communities at Risk of Permafrost Thaw

Thawing permafrost in the Arctic is already unleashing methane and carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, exacerbating global temperature rise.

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An Extra Air Pollution Burden

New research shows that neighborhoods in Washington, D.C., with more people of color are exposed to more air pollution and have higher rates of disease.

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Enhanced Stratospheric Aerosols from Fukutoku-Okanoba Eruption

Did you know active volcanoes lie beneath the ocean’s surface?

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How Prolonged Radiation Exposure Damages Nuclear Reactors

New Texas A&M research might help design more radiation-tolerant structural parts for safer and more efficient nuclear reactors.

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Irrigation, Water Management Play Key Roles in Smoothing Drought Impacts

Irrigation helps smooth drought periods in the U.S., according to a recent study.

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Climatic Drivers of Honey Bee Disease Revealed

Honey bee colonies worldwide have suffered from a range of damaging diseases. A new study has provided clues on how changing weather patterns might be driving disease in UK colonies.

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First Global River Database Documents 40 Years of Change

A first-ever database compiling movement of the largest rivers in the world over time could become a crucial tool for urban planners to better understand the deltas that are home to these rivers and a large portion of Earth’s population.

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Researchers to Develop New Models for Forecasting Water Availability and Allocation in Kansas

Climate change, driven by human activity, will alter temperatures and rainfall in Kansas in the coming decades. But predictions about the timing and severity of the shift remain inexact.

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DTU Contributes to Making Europe Climate Neutral

The European Commission has just allocated EUR 1 billion to a total of 73 different projects aimed at contributing to meeting the goals in the European Green Deal.

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