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NOAA report card for 2012’s climate: More warming

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice […]


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Earth-observing satellite to launch from Vandenberg

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA is set to launch a new Earth-observing satellite designed to carry on the tradition of documenting changes to the planet’s glaciers, forests and coastlines.


6.6-magnitude quake reported off Arctic island

OSLO, Norway (AP) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck Thursday off Jan Mayen island in Arctic waters between Greenland and Norway, geological monitoring services said. No damage or injuries were reported. […]



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