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Too Hot to Handle: Study Shows Earth's Killer Heat Worsens
Science & Tech  (tags: weather, heat, global warming, disasters )

Freya
- 58 days ago - yahoo.com
Deadly heat waves like the one now broiling the American West are bigger killers than previously thought and they are going to grow more frequent, according to a new comprehensive study of fatal heat conditions.
8 Facts About the Biggest Tornadoes on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: weather, storms, disasters )

Freya
- 74 days ago - mentalfloss.com
Tornadoes, it turns out, are about as American as apple pie. The United States is home to the majority of all the tornadoes that touch down around the world every year.
Foreshock? A Significant Earthquake Just Hit The New Madrid Fault Seismic Zone
Science & Tech  (tags: earthquakes, disasters, United States, New Madrid fault, Midwest )

Freya
- 469 days ago - activistpost.com
Could the earthquake that just struck the New Madrid fault seismic zone near the town of La Center, Kentucky be a foreshock for a much bigger quake yet to come? Very early on Sunday morning, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake hit western Kentucky...
10 of the Biggest Threats to Human Existence
Science & Tech  (tags: extinction, threats, climate change, bee decline, biodiversity, disasters, zombies, pandemic )

Freya
- 1119 days ago - alternet.org
Just in case you don't have enough to worry about.
Deep Chill - The Global Seed Vault
Science & Tech  (tags: science, environment, society, global seed vault, disasters, interesting, safety, research, climate, news, humans )

Carrie
- 1430 days ago - aeonmagazine.com
Since 2007, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault has maintained a repository of the world's agricultural heritage. A series of tunnels bored into the side of a mountain, this vault is climate-controlled, secure against tectonic activity or sea-level rise,...
Space Weather on Par With Tornado Threat, NASA Chief Says
Science & Tech  (tags: weather, NASA, disasters )

Freya
- 1533 days ago - space.com
Severe space weather could be as devastating to the planet as serious tornadoes and other natural disasters, NASA chief Charles Bolden said in a public address Tuesday.
Earthquakes
Science & Tech  (tags: Earthquakes, Natural, Disasters )

Agnes
- 2102 days ago - environment.nationalgeographic.com
Earthquakes, also called temblors, can be so tremendously destructive, it's hard to imagine they occur by the thousands every day around the world, usually in the form of small tremors. Some 80 percent of all the planet's earthquakes occur along the rim
Will Supermoon Cause Natural Disaster on March 19?
Science & Tech  (tags: disasters, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes )

Suzane
- 2344 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
Everyone is wondering what would happen on March 19 or would be just another day? As the Moon is coming closer to Earth in almost 18 years, it may trigger natural disasters like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and storms.
Playing God With Planet Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, carbon, climate change, disasters, environment, geo-engineering, oceans, science )

Julie
- 2457 days ago - cbc.ca
Playing God With Planet Earth explores the last ditch efforts of scientists and engineers trying to avert a planetary meltdown. Thursday November 25 at 9 pm and Friday November 26, 2010 at 10 pm ET/PT on CBC News Network.
Pentagon Urges Bush To Stop Global Warming Or Humans Face Hell
Science & Tech  (tags: Pentagon, Bush, disasters, global warming )

Ben
- 3464 days ago - blogmyway.org
You probably have had read articles where scientists depict the futuristic horrors such as urban cities near the west and east coasts sink to the bottom of the ocean, extreme storms and flood, diseases spreading like never before, and the date is set to b
ORNL Resilience Plan To Help Tennessee, Mississippi And South Carolina Communities Beat Disaster
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, study, disasters, weather )

Sue
- 3603 days ago - terradaily.com
A new Oak Ridge National Laboratory initiative could help avert disasters in Tennessee, Mississippi and South Carolina and also lead to more information about climate change.
   

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