| Jan 29, 2015
| 2:22 PM
NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently released separate reports showing that 2014 was the hottest year in the 135 years of record keeping. This finding was confirmed by the Japanese weather agency.
It was a bad day for...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:19 AM
Did you know that it snows – frequently – not all that far from South Florida? But it’s not the usual white flakes that fall from the sky.
We’re talking about ocean snow, or the dead and decaying plants and animals that drift...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:09 AM
Biscayne Bay's popularity with boaters and fisherman has taken a toll on sensitive marine life, prompting authorities to consider tighter restrictions.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plans to develop a comprehensive conservation...
| Jan 22, 2015
State Supreme Court: In the Jan. 21 California section, an article about two new California Supreme Court justices included biographies and photos of the court's seven justices. The photos of longtime Justices Kathryn Mickle Werdegar and Carol A. Corrigan...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Environmental researchers and BP attorneys sparred Wednesday over the potential effects of the 2010 Gulf oil spill in a trial aimed at determining whether the oil giant should be made to pay some $13.7 billion in Clean Water Act penalties.
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:54 AM
Many people still don't buy into global warming, despite mounting scientific evidence that it's for real.
Among the loudest skeptics is Marc Morano, publisher of Climate Depot, who proclaims the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is “...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:10 PM
Illinois’ families are already feeling the effects of unchecked global warming.
Extreme winter weather is just one example, and scientists warn that extreme weather events will become more frequent and severe without bold action to cut carbon...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 8:22 PM
A 32-foot gray whale that turned up dead under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle died earlier this week because it was struck by the propeller of a large vessel, according to the initial results of a necropsy completed Saturday....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 4:24 PM
The biggest state in America, home to more ocean coastline than all others combined, has just set another record. This one, however, is nothing to cheer.
For the first time in recorded history, temperatures in Anchorage did not drop below zero once in...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:59 PM
The beautiful weather is here, and I know all good boaters have made their New Year's resolutions.
What kind of resolutions do boaters make? And do the resolutions last at least until spring thaw?
Luckily Southern California's coastline doesn'...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:06 AM
Remember Hal, the naughty computer in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey? Well, two government supercomputers are about to become scary too – scary powerful, that is.
By this October, the supercomputers operated by the National Oceanic and...