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The last time the Earth was this warm was 125,000 years ago

Earth warmingThe planet sizzled to its third straight record warm year in 2016, and human activity is to blame, federal scientists announced Wednesday.

The last time the world was definitely warmer than today? Some 125,000 years ago based on paleoclimatic data from tree rings, ice cores, sediments and other ways of examining Earth's history, said NASA climate scientist Gavin Schmidt said.

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Cold weather kills 180,000 alpacas in Peru

Alpacas die of cold in PeruRecent cold weather in the Ayacucho region of central-southern Peru is being blamed for the deaths of up to 180,000 alpacas.

These usually hardy animals appear to have been made vulnerable to the cold weather by a series of ongoing environmental factors.
Much of the region has been experiencing drought conditions since August last year. Lack of water in lagoons had a direct impact on the alpacas’ breeding season.

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What could be the 'worst ice storm in 10 years' begins in central U.S.

ice storm begins in midwestWhat could be the worst ice storm in 10 years has begun in the central U.S., one that forecasters say will unload freezing rain on a 1,000-mile swath from the central Plains to the mid-Atlantic over the weekend.

The storm is expected to cause downed trees, power outages and make driving dangerous or impossible as roads turn into sheets of ice.

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Study: U.S. water affordability crisis on the horizon

US water affordablility a dangerWater is relatively cheap when it comes to food and housing, which is why it is sometimes ignored in discussions about public assistance for necessities.

But the cost of water is rising, and researchers at Michigan State University suggest water could become unaffordable to 36 percent of U.S. households in the next five years.

"In cities across the United States, water affordability is becoming an increasingly critical issue," Elizabeth Mack, an assistant geography professor, said in a news release.

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U.S. Puts Bumblebee On The Endangered Species List For 1st Time

Bumble bee on endangered species listThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated the rusty patched bumblebee an endangered species — the first such designation for a bumblebee and for a bee species in the continental U.S.

The protected status, which goes into effect on Feb. 10, includes requirements for federal protections and the development of a recovery plan. It also means that states with habitats for this species are eligible for federal funds.

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Northern California, Nevada brace for more storms

Western stormsNorthern California and Nevada braced for another powerful storm after getting lashed by downpours that flooded roads, homes and vineyards and toppled a storied giant sequoia.

Parts of Northern California were soaked by more than a foot of rain over a 72-hour period that ended early Monday, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate and leaving thousands without power. The heavy rains forced rivers out of their banks and toppled trees, among them the famed "Pioneer Cabin" in Calaveras Big Trees State Park that had a drive-thru tunnel carved into its base more than a century ago.

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Indian Point nuclear plant in New York will close after dozens of 'safety events'

Indian Point plant to closeThe Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York, which last year leaked radioactive material into groundwater near New York City, will close by April 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday.

“For 15 years, I have been deeply concerned by the continuing safety violations at Indian Point, especially given its location in the largest and most densely populated metropolitan region in the country,” Cuomo said. “I am proud to have secured this agreement with Entergy [the plant’s operator] to responsibly close the facility 14 years ahead of schedule, to protect the safety of all New Yorkers.”

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