Stories tagged: environmental science
Wed., Sept. 10, 2014, 11:27 a.m.
Scientists say the ozone layer is recovering
WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth’s protective but fragile ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, …
Fri., Sept. 27, 2013, 1:08 a.m.
Climate panel: Warming ‘extremely likely’ man-made
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s, a new report by an …
Thu., June 27, 2013
Education Notebook: Mt. Spokane holds cheer camp
The Mt. Spokane High School Cheer and Dance Team shared its moves and spirit with young dancers during its Youth Cheer and Dance Summer Camp held June 17-20. Twenty-two girls …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 3:31 p.m.
Scientists look at climate change, the superstorm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer stood along the Hudson River and watched his research come to life as Hurricane Sandy blew through New York. Just eight months earlier, …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2012, 12:17 a.m.
World Food Prize activities attract Occupy protest
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It’s difficult to argue with the goals of the World Food Prize Foundation — to recognize people who have helped improve the quality and availability …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2012, 12:38 p.m.
Experts: Global warming means more Antarctic ice
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ice goes on seemingly forever in a white pancake-flat landscape, stretching farther than ever before. And yet in this confounding region of the world, that spreading …