Nevada storm Allen Schaben / Los Angeles Times LAKE MEAD, NEV. -- WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015: Lighting and rainbow form overLake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Thestorm brought very little rain to the lake, which is at a historic low.(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
<strong>January 16:</strong> A horseman jumps over a bonfire during the annual Las Luminarias festival in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain. In honor of Anthony the Abbot, the patron saint of animals, horses are traditionally ridden through bonfires to purify and protect them in the year ahead.
Polar Bear Researcher Gets $100,000 In Settlement With Feds
Earth Will Cross the Climate Danger Threshold by 2036
If the world keeps burning fossil fuels at the current rate, it will cross a threshold into environmental ruin by 2036. The "faux pause" could buy the planet a few extra years beyond that date to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and avoid the crossover -- but only a few.
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Reuters / Wednesday, February 25, 2015 The sun sets behind the Manhattan skyline as ice floats down the East River in New York February 25, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Sleeping volcano awakens
Reuters / Tuesday, May 19, 2015 The Villarrica Volcano is seen partially covered by clouds at Pucon, Chile, May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Cristobal Saavedra