Despite round-the--clock sandbagging by airmen and others, the Missouri River floodwaters surging on to the air base that houses the U.S. military's Strategic Command in Nebraska were just too much. Delicate equipment, munitions and dozens of aircraft were all still at risk.Read More »
An obscure Wisconsin board voted this week to lift a ban that had prevented employees from working on climate-change matters on state time, a prohibition Republicans put in place specifically in response to policies favored by the executive director of the board, the daughter of the Earth Day founder, Gaylord Nelson.
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Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — becoming less common in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in Wisconsin, other states along the Mississippi River and even farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite certain why.Read More »
The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved.Read More »