Nathan Rott

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Fires Where They Are 'Not Supposed To Happen' In Australia's Ancient Rainforest

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Australia's unprecedented fire season scorched sections of rare, ancient rainforests. It's another signal that climate change is intensifying and expanding wildfires globally.


Banks Agree With California To Stop Foreclosures For 90 Days In Coronavirus Crisis

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

More than one million residents have filed for unemployment insurance since March 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom says, as businesses shut down to slow the spread of the disease.


'Stay Home,' Californians Are Told By Governor As Coronavirus Spreads

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The order is the strongest statewide restriction in the country, but exempts essential travel to grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations and will rely heavily on social pressure for enforcement.


Australia's Fire-Ravaged Forests Are Recovering. Ecologists Hope It Lasts

Saturday, March 14, 2020

After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.


Australia's Extreme Heat

Sunday, March 08, 2020

Australia's devastating wildfires grabbed global attention, but far more residents were grappling with deadly, extreme heat. The country is getting hotter, and many communities are not prepared.


Australia Is Beginning To Recover From Massive Wildfires

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Australia's land and people are slowly starting to recover from the country's unprecedented bushfires. But given the devastation, it's not clear when or if communities will return to normal.


Every Wildfire In New South Wales, Australia Is Now Under Control

Friday, February 14, 2020

The fires that burned for months over much of eastern Australia have finally been brought under control, helped by days of intense rain. But recovery remains a long-term effort.


Los Angeles Mourns Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant

Monday, January 27, 2020

Los Angeles is in mourning after the sudden death of former basketball star Kobe Bryant. The five-time NBA champion and former league MVP played his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers.


Trump EPA Dramatically Reduces Amount Of Waterways Under Federal Protection

Thursday, January 23, 2020

The EPA has moved to dramatically shrink which waters fall under federal protection. It's welcomed by farmers and builders, but environmentalists are sure to file a legal challenge.


Some Hope Wildfires Will Change Australia's Relationship With Coal

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Widespread bushfires are creating new calls to end the country's dependence on fossil fuels. But fossil fuel extraction is big business for Australia, the world's largest coal exporter.


Kids' Climate Case 'Reluctantly' Dismissed By Appeals Court

Friday, January 17, 2020

The court said the nearly two dozen young people who were trying to force action by the government on climate change did not have standing to sue. The judges said climate change is a political issue.


Australia's Wildfires Are Releasing Vast Amounts Of Carbon

Sunday, January 12, 2020

The Australian bushfires are emitting huge amounts of climate warming carbon into the atmosphere. Normally, new vegetation that grows back would recapture it, but that may be changing.


How Australian Wildfire Emissions May Impact Global Climate

Friday, January 10, 2020

The Australian bushfires have released an enormous amount of climate-warming carbon dioxide emissions. But emissions from wildfires have a complicated effect on the broader global climate.


Nature's 'Brita Filter' Is Dying And Nobody Knows Why

Friday, December 06, 2019

A mysterious die-off of freshwater mussels has scientists scrambling to find a cause. Freshwater mussels clean water and provide habitat to countless other species.


Why Freshwater Mussels Are Dying

Thursday, December 05, 2019

A mysterious die-off of freshwater mussels has biologists scrambling to figure out a cause. Freshwater mussels are critical to river ecosystems and to U.S. water supplies.


'An Eye-Opener': Virtual Reality Shows Residents What Climate Change Could Do

Sunday, November 24, 2019

In a historic African American community near Baltimore, residents put on virtual reality headsets and watch their homes flood. The town hopes they'll support efforts to prepare for sea level rise.


How Virtual Reality Can Help People Better Understand Climate Change

Monday, November 18, 2019

As communities plan for sea level rise, it can be hard to convince residents of the dramatic changes in store. A California scientist is testing one possible answer: virtual reality.


States Of Emergency And Possible Power Cuts As California Faces Wildfires

Saturday, October 26, 2019

California's governor has declared states of emergency in certain counties as winds cause fires to grow and move quickly throughout the state. Thousands have been evacuated.


Fast-Moving Wildfires And Strong Winds Cause Disruptions And Concern In California

Friday, October 25, 2019

Wildfires are burning in northern and southern California, threatening homes and forcing evacuations. Strong winds expected through the weekend mean conditions could get worse.


Trump Administration Moves To Expand Logging In Nation's Largest National Forest

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to end a nearly two-decade long limit on logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. Local officials have pushed for looser restrictions to boost the economy.