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Smoke Blankets Borneo
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Smoke Blankets Borneo

Fires burning in peat deposits in Indonesia release gases and particles that have consequences for public health and the climate.

Published Sep 17, 2019

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Drought Exacerbates Australian Fires
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Drought Exacerbates Australian Fires

Several years of dry conditions have set the stage for a fierce fire season in several southeastern states.

Published Sep 13, 2019

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Marine Heat Wave Returns to the Northeast Pacific
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Marine Heat Wave Returns to the Northeast Pacific

The warm surface water this summer was caused by an unusual and persistent weather pattern.

Published Sep 12, 2019

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Malaspina on the Move
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Malaspina on the Move

More than 30 years of ice velocity data are helping scientists tease out how mountain glaciers respond to climate change.

Published Sep 6, 2019

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Rising Global Temperatures Influence California’s Fire Season
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Rising Global Temperatures Influence California’s Fire Season

A recent study shows that the state has experienced a fivefold increase in annual burned area since 1972.

Published Aug 30, 2019

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