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New ocean data disprove any slowdown in the rate that our planet is warming

The measurements can be “noisy,” explains St. Thomas professor John Abraham, but the warming signal within them is clear.

Uh-oh. Ocean temperatures are rising much faster than we've been thinking

A St. Thomas prof who worked on the study explains how even small errors in ocean assessments can have big consequences.

Human carelessness is more responsible than climate change for worsening wildfires

Year after year, July 4 is the worst day for wildfire as Americans celebrate independence by igniting their environment with fireworks and barbecue grills.