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  1. No Big Shift in US Flood Patterns Despite Climate Change, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Voice of America

    U.S. flooding patterns have shown some regional changes but no countrywide shift despite heavier rains spawned by global warming, a study by U.S. and Austrian researchers said Wednesday. Findings that the biggest changes were in the Upper Mississippi Valley, northern Great Plains and New England could help focus resources in dealing with a changing climate, said Stacey Archfield, a U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist and one of the study's authors.

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  2. WSU scientists say manmade reservoirs are a contributor to global warming - Wed, 28 Sep 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Reservoirs behind dams release significant amounts of greenhouse gases, and their output should be counted in future emissions reporting, says a new study from Washington State University. More than 1 million reservoirs worldwide produce about 1.3 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions generated by human-caused activity, according to the study.

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  3. No big shift in U.S. flood patterns despite climate change: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Reuters

    U.S. flooding patterns have shown some regional changes but no countrywide shift despite heavier rains spawned by global warming, a study by U.S. and Austrian researchers said on Wednesday. Findings that the biggest changes were in the Upper Mississippi Valley, northern Great Plains and New England could help focus resources in dealing with a changing climate, said Stacey Archfield, a U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist and one of the study's authors.

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  4. Earthquake hits Greek coast near Kalamata, no damage reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    A magnitude 5 earthquake hit the Greek coast 34 km south southwest of Kalamata on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. "No damage was reported ... Children are of course out in the school yards," Panayiotis Nikas, the mayor of the southern city, told Reuters.

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  5. Small Quake Rattles San Jose ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] SAN JOSE - A small quake rattled through the Alum rock area in south San Jose early Wednesday, but caused no damage, authorities said.

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  6. USGS: Quake Swarm Jostled Part of Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    A series of minor earthquakes rattled a rural area of Southern California near the U.S.-Mexico border this week, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. No injuries or damage were reported after more than 35 temblors struck in the morning in what seismologists call a "swarm" of quakes.

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  7. Swarm of earthquakes continues in Salton SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | USA Today

    The tremblors, most too minor to feel, don't necessarily indicate a larger one to come, a renowned seismologist said. Swarm of earthquakes continues in Salton Sea The tremblors, most too minor to feel, don't necessarily indicate a larger one to come, a renowned seismologist said.

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  8. Indonesia evacuates hundreds of tourists after volcano eruptsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    Mount Barujari, located inside Mount Rinjani volcano, is seen erupting from Bayan district, North Lombok, Indonesia in this September 27, 2016 photo taken by Antara Foto. Picture taken September 27, 2016.

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  9. Pope has 'grave concerns' after North Korea's successful fifth nuclear bomb testRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    ... It caused a 5.3 magnitude earthquake with its epicenter 11 miles east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, the US Geological Survey said. Last year, Pope Francis called for a full prohibition on nuclear weapons as the world commemorated the 70th anniversary ...

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  10. EPA and Monsanto covered up glyphosate-cancer connection for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    For at least 35 years Monsanto and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency knew about the cancer-causing abilities of glyphosate-containing herbicides . Nonetheless, they chose to cover it up, putting you, your family and millions of Americans at risk.

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  11. Earthquake Swarm Shakes Imperial and San Diego CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    One day after a swarm of more than 20 earthquakes occurred at the Salton Sea, another series of earthquakes was recorded. The epicenter is nearly 60 miles northwest of El Centro and nearly 100 miles southeast of Palm Springs, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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  12. Optimization Technique Identifies Cost-Effective Biodiversity CorridorsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newswise

    A new optimization technique could help conservation biologists choose the most cost-effective ways of connecting isolated populations of rare, threatened and endangered species living in protected areas. As the human population grows and expands its footprint, maintaining the connectivity of animal habitats is a challenge.

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  13. Swarm Of Minor Quakes Shakes Part Of Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 newsroom MyPix Share your weather, news, or event photos ConsumerWatch Got a problem? We want to help you resolve it [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with local, national and world news around the clock, traffic and weather together every ten minutes "on the eights," money watch [...] SAN DIEGO - A series of minor earthquakes has rattled a rural area of Southern California near the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  14. Crony Capitalism and Political Privilege: Earthshaking. Literally.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OpEdNews

    In 1962, US Army Corps of Engineers personnel pumped 165 million gallons of waste fluid into rock 12,000 feet below the surface of the earth at Colorado's Rocky Mountain Arsenal and noticed that the pumping was accompanied by a number of small earthquakes. Six years later, the US Geological Survey monitored seismic activity as the Corps pumped some of that water back out, observing a noticeable increase in seismic activity after the pumping.

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  15. The Easiest Way to Stop Rising TemperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Right Wing News

    If we assume that temperatures really are rising, and then take a larger leap and assume that this is a problem, the solution isn't for Big Government to use draconian levels of taxation and regulation to dramatically lower our standard of living. An easier approach would be to move the sensors away from the concrete : A new study from [US Geological Survey] by Kevin Gallo and George Xian verifies what we've already learned and published on via the Surface Stations project; that concrete and asphalt have increased near weather stations that are used to monitor climate.

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  16. Swarm of more than 100 earthquakes shakes California's Salton SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inhabitat

    An earthquake swarm of more than 100 tremors shook the region close to the Salton Sea in California on Monday, according to reports from the U.S. Geological Survey. At least three of the quakes registered higher than a 4 on the Richter scale, in a series of earthquakes that began early morning and continued into the evening.

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  17. Swarm of quakes in Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    No injuries or damage were reported Monday after more than 35 temblors struck in the morning in what seismologists call a "swarm" of quakes. The largest earthquake recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey was magnitude 4.3 at 7:31 a.m. and was centred 35 miles northwest of El Centro.

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  18. Satellites could predict the next human-caused quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Back in March, the US Geological Survey changed its method of tracking earthquakes to include human-induced seismic activity. Suddenly, Oklahoma looked as tremor-prone as California, mainly due to the spread of wastewater disposal wells in the state.

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  19. Swarm of minor quakes shakes Southern California countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KFMB-TV San Diego

    No injuries or damage were reported Monday in Imperial County after more than 35 temblors struck in the morning in what seismologists call a "swarm" of quakes. The largest earthquake recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey was magnitude 4.3 at 7:31 a.m. and was centered 35 miles northwest of El Centro.

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  20. Bay Area earthquake probabilities increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake County Record-Bee

    SAN FRANCISCO >> The chance of a major earthquake rocking the Bay Area has just increased, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The Working Group on California Earthquake Probabilities has updated its earthquake forecast and determined there is a 72 percent probability - up from 63 percent ­- of at least one earthquake of magnitude 6.7 or greater striking somewhere in the Bay Area before 2043.

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