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Green Berets a clear rooms at a compound during a training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Photo: Capt. Thomas Cieslak.

"Why Operation Jade Helm 15 is freaking out the Internet." Washington Post 3/31/15.

"Sierra Leone to Eclipse Liberia in Ebola Cases." New York Times 11/27/14.

"Overuse of Antibiotics Nearly Doubled Clostridium Difficile Infection Rate." Food Safety News 9/30/14.

Filaments of ebola attached to a cell.

"Earthquake Swarm In California: 600 Quakes In Two Days ‘Closely Tracked’ By USGS, Signals Volcanic Eruption?" Travelers Today 9/28/14.

"Ebola is ‘devouring everything in its path.’ Could it lead to Liberia’s collapse?" Washington Post 9/11/14.

"Fecal matter, mold and more found at Foster Farms Plants Across Nation." Washington Post 9/11/14.

"India and Pakistan Strain as Flooding Kills Hundreds." New York Times 9/8/14.

"Health Officials Try to Quell Fear of Ebola Spreading by Air Travel." New York Times 8/14/14.

"Ebola outbreak: Kenya at high risk, warns WHO." BBC News, UK 8/13/14.

"Federal agency directs airline staff to prevent spread of 'infectious material through the air'." InfoWars 8/4/14.

"Ebola 'Secret Serum': Small Biopharma, The Army, And Big Tobacco." Forbes 8/5/14.

"Driven by Climate Change, Algae Blooms Behind Ohio Water Scare Are New Normal." National Geographic 8/4/14.

"Ebola Virus Is Outpacing Efforts to Control It, World Health Body Warns." New York Times 8/1/14.

"Cyclospora Outbreak Reaches 202 Cases; More Than Half are in Texas." Food Safety News 7/30/14.

"California Drought: The Pacific's Wayward Child." Economist 7/28/14.

"Fear of Ebola Breeds a Terror of Physicians." New York Times 7/27/14.

"Robert Kennedy Jr.’s belief in autism-vaccine connection." Washington Post Magazine 7/18/14.

"Death Toll From Ebola Surges in West Africa, Prompting Alarm." New York Times 7/15/14.

"West Antarctica Glaciers Collapsing, Adding to Sea-Level Rise." National Geographic 5/13/14.

"Tornado Outbreak, Flooding Disaster Kills at Least 40: State-by-State Updates." WeatherChannel 5/1/14.

"U.S. pig-virus outbreak partially contained in two Canadian provinces." Globe & Mail, Canada 2/16/14.

"One Month After Toxic Spill, West Virginians Face ‘Crisis of Confidence’." New York Times 2/9/14.

"Huge Leak of Coal Ash Slows at North Carolina Power Plant." New York Times 2/6/14.

New investigative report and documentary:
"Fracking The Eagle Ford Shale: Big Oil And Bad Air On The Texas Prairie."
Weather Channel and Center for Public Integrity.

"Fracking: Texas agency reports injection well near Azle shut down due to spate of 30 earthquakes." Dallas Morning News 1/21/14.

"Crude-oil spills on U.S. railways in 2013 topped total since 1975." McClatchy DC 1/20/14.

"Halliburton manager is sentenced in Gulf oil spill trial." Associated Press 1/21/14.

"Explosion in extreme drought in California." Washington Post 1/16/14.

"U.N. Says Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly." New York Times 1/16/14.

"Focus on Ocean’s Health as Dolphin Deaths Soar." New York Times 12/22/13.

Scientists are concerned about methane bubbling up along the East Siberian Arctic Shelf, the result of warming temperatures and melting ice sheets. Photo: Igor Semiletov, Univ. of alask Fairbanks.

"New NOVA documentary on polar ice melt now available." PBS 12/18/13.

"Yellowstone supervolcano eruption could be 2,000 times Mount St. Helens." Associated Press 12/17/13.

"Experts Eye Oil and Gas Industry as Quakes Shake Oklahoma." New York Times 12/12/13.

"Arctic thaw tied to European, U.S. heatwaves and downpours." Reuters 12/7/13.

"Twice as Much Methane Escaping Arctic Seafloor." 11/24/13.

"By 2047, Coldest Years May Be Warmer Than Hottest in Past, Scientists Say." New York Times 10/9/13.

"Public Health Alert Issued for Foster Farms Chicken Products - 278 Salmonella Cases Reported in 18 States." Food Safety News 10/8/12.

"Global warming has increased risk of record heat, say Stanford scientists." Stanford Univ. press release 9/5/13.

"Peru snowstorms spark state of emergency in Andes." Guardian, U.K. 9/4/13.

The Rim Fire chars a quarter million acres around Yosemite, August/Sept. 2013.

"Yosemite Wildfire Grows, State of Emergency for San Francisco." Accuweather 8/24/13.

"Japan's nuclear crisis deepens, China expresses shock." Reuters 8/21/13.

"Sun hurls humongous blob of plasma toward Earth." 8/21/13.

"At least eight people dead in severe flooding in and around Manila." CBC Canada 8/20/13.

"Warning that 100,000 face evacuation in worst flooding in modern times." Siberian Times 8/18/13.

"44 wildfires burn across the West, with warning of more ahead." Los Angeles Times 8/15/13.

"Indonesia volcano eruption: Six dead on Palue." BBC News 8/10/13

"Sun Will Flip Its Magnetic Field Soon." 8/7/13.

"CDC: Cyclospora parasite behind more than 275 illnesses." CBS News 7/25/13

"Climate Change Impacts Felt Far From Coasts, Map Reveals." Weather Underground 7/22/13.

"China's Gansu province hit by powerful earthquakes." BBC News 7/22/13

"Residents Flee as Indonesia Volcano Spews Ash." Wall Street Journal 7/22/13.

"Our Coming Food Crisis." By Gary Nabhan (Op-Ed) New York Times 7/21/13.

"Experts Scramble to Trace the Emergence of MERS." New York Times 7/1/13.

"Are Simultaneous Floods, Drought an Omen in the Pacific?" Weather Underground 6/30/13.

"Flood Toll Reaches 1,000 in India as Thousands More Await Rescue." New York Times 6/22/13.

"Two dead, thousands evacuated after floods hit Calgary." USA Today 6/21/13

"Central Europe on alert for flooding." BBC News 6/3/13

"Why is Oklahoma So Tornado Vexed?" National Geographic 6/1/13

"Arctic melting spurs U.S. exploitation strategy." Ottawa Citizen 5/13/13.

"Heat-Trapping Gas Passes Milestone, Raising Fears." New York Times 5/10/13.

"Fukushima Nuclear Plant Again Flooding With Radioactive Wastewater. New York Times 5/2/13.

"New Strain of Bird Flu Causing Deaths in China." Asian Pacific Post 4/17/13.

"Six Oil Spills in One Week". Boundary Sentinel 4/4/13.

Tornado spawned outside of Oklahoma City on 5/31/13.

"Pipeline Spills Stir New Criticism of Keystone Plan." New York Times 4/2/13.

"2 Men in China Die of Lesser-Known Strain of Bird Flu." New York Times 3/31/13.

"Horsemeat on Europe’s Dinner Plate May Originate in U.S." New York Times 3/11/13.

"CDC says ‘nightmare bacteria’ a growing threat." Washington Post 3/5/13.

"Underground Nuclear Tanks Leaking in Washington State." New York Times 2/22/13.

"Debris and a Boom, Likely From a Meteor, Hit Siberia." New York Times 2/15/13.

"Europe Gags on a Horsemeat Scandal." Time Magazine 2/13/13

"Asteroid flyby will be closest for a rock so large." Washington Post 2/7/13.

A bus-sized meteorite struck Russia on 2/15/13.

"The dangers of solar storms: That which gives power can also take it away." Earth Magazine 2/1/13.

"2012: The Year of Extreme Weather." New York Times 1/14/13.

"Ice sheets melting at poles faster than before." Associated Press 11/30/12.

"Sri Lanka Red Rain may have a cosmic connection." Sinhalaya News 11/18/12

Atlantic City, N.J., after Hurricane Sandy. Photo: 6 ABC Action News.

"Why did Hurricane Sandy take such an unusual track into New Jersey?" Weather Underground 10/31/12.

"Tempest Stirs Over U.S.-Based Forecasts." Sci-Tech Today 10/31/12.

"Assessing the Damage From Hurricane Sandy." New York Times 10/31/12.

"Meningitis outbreak: Some questions and answers." Los Angeles Times 10/12/12.

"As Isaac threatens the RNC, a look at how far hurricane forecasting has come."By Robert Henson. Washington Post 8/24/12.

"Air crews make dent in massive Calif. wildfire." USA Today 8/24/12.

"California declares emergency as wildfire advances on town." By Mary Slosson. Reuters 8/23/12.

"12 Million Californians ‘Highly Vulnerable’ to Climate Change — Now What?" By Jeremy Miller. KQED 8/17/12.

A fire burns in Yuma County, Colorado 3/18/12. (photographer unknown)

"Wildfires blaze across West." Associated Press 8/13/12.

"Wildfires in Spain displace thousands." Sky News Australia 8/13/12.

"This July was U.S.’s Hottest on Record." New York Times 8/8/12.

"Rains Flood a Third of Manila, Displacing Thousands." New York Times 8/7/12.

"Climate change is here — and worse than we thought." OpEd by James Hansen, leading NASA atmospheric scientist. Washington Post 8/3/12.

"Wind-whipped Oklahoma wildfires destroy homes." Associated Press 8/3/12.

"Power Is Restored Across India After Crippling Blackout." New York Times 8/1/12.

"Epic Downpour Floods Beijing." New York Times 7/26/12.

"Report shows drought in middle of US rapidly intensifying." Washington Post 7/26/12.

"Amid severe outbreak, is it time for a whooping cough booster?"Los Angeles Times 7/20/12.

"Drought Is the Worst in 56 Years." Associated Press 7/17/12.

"Japan floods kill 26 and leave thousands cut off." Guardian, U.K. 7/15/12.

"Worst drought in at least 12 years in Continental U.S." Washington Post 7/12/12.

"Firefighters Gain Ground But Struggle In Idaho." Associated Press 7/12/12.

"Solar Storm’s Auroras May Dance Above Mid-U.S. This Weekend." Wired 7/12/12.

"Giant sunspot shoots out intense, X-class solar flare." Washington Post 7/12/12.

"Are we ready yet for potentially disastrous impacts of space weather?" By Steve Tracton. Washington Post 7/11/12.

"Sepsis: An Infection, Unnoticed, Turns Unstoppable." By Jim Dwyer. New York Times 7/9/12.

"Searing Sun and Drought Shrivel Corn in Midwest." By Monica Davey. New York Times 7/4/12.

Latest U.S. Drought Monitor as of July 10, 2012.

"Global Warming Makes Heat Waves More Likely, Study Finds." New York Times 7/10/12.

"Ocean Acidification Is Climate Change's 'Equally Evil Twin,' NOAA Chief Says." Associated Press 7/9/12.

"Internet blackout looms for thousands: What you need to know." Yahoo News 7/8/12.

"Global warming in our backyard." Los Angeles Times 7/2/12.

"Eastern US storms kill 13, cut power to millions." By Jessica Gresko. Associated Press 6/30/12.

"Extreme storms and extreme heat hit the U.S." WunderBlog 6/30/12.

"Colorado Springs fire ranks as state's most destructive on record." Reuters 6/28/12.

"Wildfires scorching Colorado, prompting evacuations, destroying properties." 6/28/12.

"Debby's tropical rains were drought-buster in Florida." Orlando Sentinel 6/28/12.

"Heat Wave Wilts Corn As Supplies Diminish Most Since 1996." Bloomberg News 6/27/12.

"Both Koreas Suffer Worst Drought in a Century." Time 6/26/12.

"Lawmakers debate science as sea level rises faster along East Coast." New Observer (North Carolina) 6/22/12.

"Utah wildfire forces 9,000 residents out of their homes." Salt Lake Tribune 6/22/12.

"Duluth flood toll estimate climbing; more rain expected." Pioneer Express 6/22/12.

"Colorado wildfire hits 58,770 acres even as winds calm." Denver Post 6/19/12.

"Southwest drought, climate warming and fuel: an explosive combination for record wildfires." By Jason Samenow." Washington Post 6/13/12.

"Climate change will boost number of West's wildfires." Reuters 6/12/12.

"Health officials issue alert about Valley fever in County." Stockton Record 6/12/12.

"Omaha sees outbreak of flesh-eating bacteria cases." Radio Iowa 6/11/12.

"Wildfires in Colorado and New Mexico spread firefighters thin." Los Angeles Times 6/11/12.

"E. coli outbreak spreads to six states, includes 14 cases." Food Safety News 6/8/12.

"Fourth Flesh-Eating-Bacteria Case Confirmed in Georgia, Possible Fifth." Time 5/25/12

"'Asian Brown Cloud' Threatens U.S." Science Now 5/25/12.

"Hurricane Season Outlook 2012." CBC, Canada 5/24/12.ood Safety News 6/8/12.

"PHOTOS: Venus Transit." Toronto Star 6/5/12.

"Recalls keep Tylenol, other products off store shelves." Sacramento Bee 6/5/12.

"New Mexico blaze: Increasingly contained but far from controlled." Los Angeles Times 6/3/12.

"Plastic Trash Altering Ocean Habitats." Scripps News 5/8/12

"Colorado authorities report rare night tornadoes." Washington Post 4/27/12.

"Multistate Outbreak Linked to Raw Sushi Grows to 200 Cases." Food Safety News 4/27/12.

"Diamond Pet Foods Expands Dry Dog Food Recall." Food Safety News 4/27/12.

"Nasa cameras catch spectacular solar flare." Daily Mail 4/17/12.

"100 Tornadoes in 24 Hours, but Plenty of Notice." New York Times 4/16/12.

"Geomagnetic Storm Picks Up! And AR11429 Flares Again!" The Sun Today 3/9/12.

"Solar storm peaks at strong level; why forecasting space weather is difficult." By Steve Tracton and Jason Samenow. Washington Post 3/9/12.

"Tornado that tore through Henryville had wind speed of 175 mph." Louisville Courier-Journal 3/3/12.

"High Levels of Resistant Bacteria On Meat (Again)." By Maryn McKenna. Wired 3/3/12

"It's Not Just Fukushima: Mass Disaster Evacuations Challenge Planners." By David Biello. Scientific American 3/2/12

A corona mass ejection heads away from the Sun on April 16th. Photo: NASA/SDO

"Solar storm, largest since 2005, causes aurora borealis over Canada, Britain." Washington Post 1/24/12.

"Alaska snow and ice cuts off Cordova and Nome." Telegraph, UK 1/11/12

"Eruption Update: New Etna Eruption, Kilauea Anniversary, Busy Indonesia, Zubair Video and Callaqui in Chile." By Erik Klemetti Wired 1/5/12

"Debate Persists on Deadly Bird Flu Made Airborne." New York Times 12/25/11.

NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory

An X-class solar flare shoots out from the sun on 3/6/12.

"Philippine floods: More coffins needed as death toll nears 1,000." Los Angeles Times 12/20/11.

"The Flooding of Thailand: A Wake-Up Call." Diplomat 11/25/11.

"U.K. birds delay migration due to unseasonably warm autumn." Telegraph, U.K. 11/20/11

"Smucker's Peanut Butter Recalled Over Contamination Fears - What Are the Risks?" Huffington Post 11/18/11.

"La Nina Is Back, Could Prolong Africa Drought, U.N. Weather Agency Says." Associated Press 11/16/11.

Gil Nartea/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Aerial view of flood-affected areas in Cagayan de Oro City, in southern Philippines.

"Swarm of tornadoes sweep across Southeast." Associated Press 11/16/11.

"Texas wildfire season roars on, with no end in sight." USA Today 11/15/11.

"Alaska mauled by huge Arctic snowstorm." Telegraph, UK 11/11/11

"Giant Sunspot Now Aimed Directly at Earth." By Jason Major. National Geographic 11/10/11.

"Turkey earthquake kills three and leaves dozens trapped in rubble." Guardian, U.K. 11/9/11.

"Alaska storm brings ‘epic’ flooding, snowy weather and strong winds." Washington Post 11/9/11.

"An X-class Solar Flare Blasts Off, Heads to Earth." Includes photo and video. NASA News 11/4/11.

"IPCC Report Adds To Studies Tying Climate Change To Extreme Weather." By Kelly Levin and Jennifer Morgan. WRI Insights 11/4/11.

"As Population Tops 7 Billion, Time to Revisit Climate Approaches." By Mason Inman. National Geographic 11/4/11.

"Monster greenhouse gas spike seen in 2010, says U.S. Dept. of Energy." Associated Press 11/3/11.

"Historic October Northeast storm: Epic. Incredible. Downright ridiculous." By Andrew Freedman. Washington Post 10/31/11.

"Floodwalls Keep Bangkok Dry but Provinces Angry" By Thomas Fuller. New York Times 10/30/11.

"Bangkok Races Against Floods as Tides Swell." Wall Street Journal 10/28/11.

"Fukushima released 'twice as much' radioactive material as first thought." By Justin McCurry. Guardian, U.K. 10/28/11.

"California Earthquake Update: 4.7 temblor hits 35 miles west of Reno." Los Angeles Times 10/27/11.

"Scientists predict faster retreat for Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier." Science Codex 10/26/11.

"Two dead after 'once-in-a-century' Ireland flooding." New Zealand Herald 10/26/11.

"Death Toll in Turkey Earthquake Rises as Rescuers Race to Find Trapped Survivors." By Sebnem Arsu. New York Times 10/25/11.

"Strange solar storm sparks northern lights that dip into Deep South" Associated Press 10/25/11.

"Texas dust storm, biggest in U.S. in decades, turns sky red and black (videos)." By Elizabeth Flock. Wasington Post 10/18/2011.

"Global Warming Rocks Our World." By Kate Sheppard. Mother Jones 10/6/11.

"16 dead, and Listeria-canteloupe outbreak could get worse, health officials warn." Washington Post 9/29/11.

"Are foodborne illness outbreaks on the rise?" by Michael Palmer. Slate 9/28/11.

"Disasters in US: An extreme and exhausting year." By Seth Borenstein. Associated Press 9/3/11.

"Forget Irene: Drought in Texas Is the Catastrophe That Could Really Hurt." By Hillary Hylton. Time Magazine 8/31/11.

"Wildfires burn dozens of homes in drought-parched Texas, Oklahoma." Washington Post 8/31/11.

"E. coli scare prompts Tyson to recall ground beef." USA Today 8/28/11.

Rescuers in Turkey pull an infant to safety after a 7.2 earthquaked on October 23, 2011.

"Seeing Irene as Harbinger of a Change in Climate." By Justin Gills. New York Times 8/27/11.

Cargill/Salmonella Outbreak: Amy Goodman interviews Patty Lovera, assistant director of the Food & Water Watch. Democracy Now 8/5/11. video

"USDA's Failed Salmonella Policy" by Phyllis Entis. Food Safety News 8/4/11.

"Cargill Recalls Ground Turkey Linked to Antibiotics-Resistant Salmonella Strain." By Willliam Neuman. New York Times 8/3/11.

"Drought Spreads Pain From Florida to Arizona." By Kim Severson and Kirk Johnson. New York Times 7/12/11.

"Intense drought in southern tier in no hurry to loosen grip." By Andrew Freedman. Washington Post 7/11/11.

"Geo-engineering: green versus greed in the race to cool the planet." By John Vidal. The Observer 7/10/11.

"Sprouts tied to 5-state Salmonella outbreak recalled." Reuters 7/1/11.

"Eighty Percent of Vitamin C Is Imported from China. Is it Safe?" By Dara O'Rourke Huffington Post 7/1/11.

"E. coli outbreaks in Europe linked to Egypt." By James Gallagher. BBC News 6/30/11.

"What is the 2012 Doomsday Prediction?" The City Edition.

Phoenix dust storm (haboob) on July 5, 2011.
Photo: Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic

"New Mexico wildfire advances on nuclear waste site." Associated Press 6/29/11.

"Storm Warnings: Extreme Weather Is a Product of Climate Change." By John Carey. Scientific American 6/28/11. (Three-part series.)

"Nebraska nuclear power plant beset by floodwaters." Reuters 6/28/11.

"China wrestles with food safety problems." By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times 6/26/11.

"House Clears Budget Bill With Cuts to Food Safety." By Helena Bottemiller. Food Safety News 6/17/11.

"Spring extreme weather events in 2011 are historic and record setting." By Jason Samenow. Washington Post 6/16/10.

"Sunspot Drop Won’t Cause Global Cooling." By Brandon Keim. 6/15/11.

"New Little Ice Age in store?" By Stephen Adams. Telegraph, U.K. 6/15/11.

"A Solar Scientist Rebuts a Cool Sunspot Prediction." New York Times 6/15/11.

"This Week's Solar Flare Illuminates the Grid's Vulnerability." By Peter Behr. New York Times 6/9/11.

"Wildfire in Arizona: A glimpse of what climate change could bring." By Pete Spotts. Christian Science Monitor 6/9/11.

"Nuclear fuel has melted through base of Fukushima plant" By Julian Ryall. Telegraph, U.K. 6/9/11.


Fukushima nuclear plant continues to leak radiation four months after the disaster.

"Researcher Says Climate Change may be Cooling California." By Matt Weiser. Sacramento Bee 6/4/11.

"Why Health Authorities Are So Worried About Europe's Mutant E. Coli Outbreak." By Bryan Walsh. Time 6/2/11.

"Mind-boggling tornado count, deaths raise hard questions about causes, warnings & response." By Andrew Freedman. Washington Post 5/25/11.

"Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano starts new eruption." BBC News 5/21/11.

"Climate Change: Neck deep in the Big Muddy." By Glenn Scherer Blue Ridge Press 5/18/11.

"Climate Study Congress Requested Falls on Deaf Ears in the Capitol." By Elizabeth McGowan. Reuters 5/18/11.

"Climate Change Wilts Farming Yields." By Daniel Strain. May 6, 2011

"The New Geopolitics of Food." By Lester Brown. Foreign Policy Magazine, May 2011.

"Climate change and the flood this time." Op-ed by Bill McKibben. Los Angeles Times 5/10/11.

"Climate change could spawn more tornadoes." USA Today 4/29/11.

"April sets new record for tornadoes." Chicago Tribune 4/28/11.

"Radioactive Iodine Spikes Again at Fushima - This Time 6,500 Times Legal Limit." Associated Press 4/16/11.

"Antibiotics-Resistant Bacteria Now Widespread in U.S. Meat." By Maryn McKenna. Wired 4/15/11.

"Japan's nuclear clean-up continues to unravel." By Danielle Demetriou. Telegraph, U.K. 4/14/11.

"Ozone layer faces record loss over Arctic." By John Heilprin. Associated Press 4/5/11.

"U.S. Sees New Threats at Japan’s Nuclear Plant." By James Glanz and William Broad. New York Times 4/5/11.

"Japan dumps contaminated water into Pacific; leaks to go on for months." By David Nakamura Washington Post 4/4/11.

"New radioactivity leak at Fukushima nuclear plant spills into the Pacific." (with photos and video.) Daily Mail, U.K. 4/2/11

"Prepping for disaster: Bunkers, food storage part of the plan." By Debbie Kelley. Colorado Springs Gazette 4/2/11.

"Fukushima radioactive fallout nears Chernobyl levels." By Debora MacKenzie. New Scientist 3/24/11.

"'2012' Author Daniel Pinchbeck Sounds Off On Recent Disasters." Business Insider 3/24/11.

"Will Earthbound Comet Fulfill 2012 Prophecy?" Discovery News 3/22/11.

"Damaged Nuclear-Power Plants Could Spew Range of Emissions." By Gautam Naik and Avery Johnson. Wall Street Journal 3/14/11.

"The tectonic forces that are shredding New Zealand." By Wendy Zukerman. New Scientist 2/24/11.

"Solar storms could create $2 trillion 'global Katrina', warns chief scientist." Guardian, U.K. 2/21/11.

"Catastrophe Looming? The Risks of Rising Solar Storm Activity." By Mike Wall. 2/17/11.

"Solar flare eruptions set to reach Earth." By Paul Rincon. BBC News 2/17/11.

"U.N. Food Agency Issues Warning on China Drought." New York Times 2/8/11.

"Why a Flooded Australia Will Probably Boost Soaring Energy and Food Prices." New York Times 1/13/11.

"La Nina, global warming to blame for floods." New Zealand Herald 1/13/11.

"The flood's coming... flee for your lives: 40,000 homes in danger as deadly surge heads towards the centre of Brisbane." The Daily Mail, U.K. 1/11/11.

"The year we stared into the eye of Nature's fury." Sidney Morning Herald 1/4/11.

"La Niña and monsoonal winds flood northern Australia." New Scientist 1/4/11.

"Solar Sail Flotilla Could Divert Possibly Dangerous Asteroid." By Jeremy Hsu. 12/22/10.

"A million deaths a year by 2030." Agence France-Presse 12/6/10.

"Vital Climate Change Graphics for Latin America and the Caribbean." Report issued by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 12/6/10.

"Swarm of 30,000 Earthquakes in Northwest Saudi Arabia Stunned Geologists." By Larry O'Hanlon, Discovery News 9/27/10.

"Past Decade Warmest on Record According to Scientists in 48 Countries." NOAA news release 7/28/10.

"Doomsday Shelters Making a Comeback." By Keith Matheny. USA Today 7/28/10.

"A Puzzling Collapse of Earth's Upper Atmosphere." NASA Science News 7/15/10.

"Big Banks Face Financial Doomsday in 2012." AOL Daily Finance 5/28/10

"The danger in financial markets' unchecked 'doomsday machines." By Harold Meyerson, Washington Post 5/12/10.

"Honey Bees Still Disappearing." By James Williams, Discovery News 3/18/10.

"Is Doomsday Coming? Perhaps, but Not in 2012." By Dennis Overbye, New York Times 11/20/09.

"Apocalypse Soon?". By Anthony Aveni , Archaeology Magazine 11/1/09

"Electricity Grid in U.S. Penetrated By Spies". By Siobhan Gorman, Wall Street Journal 4/8/09

"The 2012 Apocalypse — And How to Stop It." By Brandon Keim. Wired 4/17/09.

"Russian Professor Predicts End of U.S". Wall Street Journal 12/29/08

"The new generation of resistant infections." By Jerome Groopman, New Yorker 8/11/08.

"Thousands Worldwide Prepare for the Apocalypse, Expected in 2012". By Christine Brouwer, ABC News Online 7/3/08

"The Final Days". By Benjamin Anastas, New York Times Magazine 7/1/07

"Does Maya calendar predict 2012 apocalypse?" By Jeffrey MacDonald, USA Today 3/27/07

"2012: The Topology of Time." By Jay Weidner. 2005.

"Imagining the Unthinkable." (PDF). Study commissioned by the Pentagon. Written by Peter Schwartz and Doug Randall. 2004.

Space Weather and Solar Radiation Threat:

"The Sunspot Cycle vs. High Tech Power." The City Edition 1/18/11.

"Scientists baffled by unusual upper atmosphere shrinkage." CNN 7/17/10.

"Space Weather Turns Into an International Problem." NASA Science News 7/16/10.

"The Solar 'Katrina' Storm That Could Take Our Power Grid Out For Years." By Lawrence Joseph. Huffington Post 7/15/10.

"Regulators Assess the Ultimate Blackout Threat." By Peter Behr. New York Times 7/12/10.

"NASA warns solar flares from 'huge space storm' will cause devastation." By Andrew Hough. Telegraph. U.K. 6/15/10.

"Electronic Armageddon? Congress Worries That Solar Flares Could Spell Disaster." Fox News 6/10/10.

"Space storm alert: 90 seconds from catastrophe." By Michael Brooks. The New Scientist 3/23/09

"Severe Space Weather Events--Understanding Societal and Economic Impacts (of a technological collapse...)" Space Studies Board, National Academy of Sciences. Released 1/2009. See also NASA's press release.

"A Future Space Weather Catastrophe: A Disturbing Possibility ". By Jeff Masters. WunderBlog 4/3/2009.

"Stronger Solar Storms Predicted: Blackouts May Result." National Geographic 3/7/09.

"Bracing the Satellite Infrastructure for a Solar Superstorm." Scientific American August 2008. (Note: full article requires payment to read.)

"Sun's protective 'bubble' is shrinking." Telegraph, U.K. 10/19/08

"The silent Sun’s uncertain course." The Financial Times 10/1/08 (register for free download of article).

"Spotless Sun: Blankest Year of the Space Age." NASA News release 9/30/08

"GLAST Successfully Launches, Prepares to Scan Sky for Gamma-Rays." 6/11/08

Global Warming and Climate Change:

"Past Decade Warmest on Record According to Scientists in 48 Countries." NOAA news release 7/28/10.

"7.1 Earthquake Hits New Zealand; State of Emergency Declared." By Paul Chapman. Telegraph. U.K. 9/4/10.

"Tracking Fire Trends from Space." New York Times blog 8/11/10.

"Who can put out Russia's wildfires?" By Andrew Osborne Telegraph. U.K. 8/10/10.

"Climate change whips up floods, fire and ice," by Brian Sullivan and Madelene Pearson. Sydney Morning Herald 8/8/10.

"Enormous Ice Block Breaks Off Greenland Glacier." By Jess McNally 8/6/10.

"Last month was the hottest June recorded worldwide, figures show." By John Vidal. Guardian, UK 7/16/10.

"Amazonian Mega-Storm Knocked Down Half a Billion Trees." Discovery Magazine 7/13/10.

"Melting glaciers are decimating mountain peoples." Interview with Maude Barlow, Democracy Now! 4/22/10.

"Now you know the power of El Niño." By Don Lipman, Washington Post 3/18/10.

"Methane Releases From Arctic Shelf May Be Much Larger and Faster Than Anticipated." National Science Foundation 3/4/10.

"The Greenland Ice Sheet in a Changing Climate." (PDF) 2009 Report of the Arctic Council's SWIPA project (Snow,Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic).

"7 Tipping Points That Could Transform Earth." 12/23/09

"Global Warming Could Cool North America in a Few Decades?" National Geographic 9/14/09.

"Big Freeze Plunged Europe Into Ice Age in Months." Science Daily 11/30/09

"Climate Change and Trace Gases." (PDF) Hansen, James, et al. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 2007

"The Pentagon’s report on global warming." U.S. News and World Report 2/27/04.

"Imagining the Unthinkable." (PDF) Text of Pentagon study cited above. By Peter Schwartz and Doug Randall.

" Polar Ice Melt Is Accelerating." BBC News. Dec. 2008

"Arctic Ice Shelves Crumbling Rapidly in Canada." National Geographic 9/3/08

"Siberian Permafrost Decomposition and Climate Change." Report from Katey Walter and Jeffrey Chanton, June 2008

Methane gas articles. UC Santa Barbara

"Ocean Dead Zones Growing; May Be Linked to Warming." National Geographic 5/1/08

"The Earth fights back." Guardian, U.K. 8/7/07

"Alarm Over Dramatic Weakening of Gulf Stream." Guardian, U.K. 12/ 01/05

Patrick McFeeley, National Geographic

Lava spills into the Pacific Ocean near the Big Island of Hawaii.

Geology, Pole Shift, and Past Extinctions:

"800-Mile-Wide Hot Anomaly Found Under Seafloor off Hawaii." National Geographic 5/27/11.

"Swarm of 30,000 Earthquakes in Northwest Saudi Arabia Stunned Geologists." By Larry O'Hanlon, Discovery News 9/27/10.

"A Puzzling Collapse of Earth's Upper Atmosphere." NASA Science News 7/15/10.

"Evidence Widespread of Advanced Civilization in Amazon - 800 A.D." By Juan Forero, Washington Post 9/3/10.

"Was a Giant Comet Responsible for a North American Catastrophe in 11,000 BC?" Science Daily 4/1/10.

"Deadly Quakes Are Coincidence, Scientists Say." Associated Press 3/8/10.

"How The Chilean Quake Shifted Earth's Axis." NPR 3/3/10.

"Hundreds of Quakes Are Rattling Yellowstone." New York Times 1/31/10

"Yellowstone Plume of Hot and Molten Rock larger than previously thought." Science Daily 12/14/09

"'Rosetta Stone' Of Supervolcanoes Discovered In Italian Alps." Science Daily 9/29/09

"Volcanoes Played Pivotal Role In Ancient Ice Age, Mass Extinction." Science Daily 10/26/09

"Ancient Drought And Rapid Cooling Drastically Altered Climate." Science Daily 7/6/09

"Has globalisation made us more catastrophe-prone?" By Andrew Marshall. Reuters 4/27/09

"12,900-Year-Old Nanodiamond-Rich Soil Reinforces North American Comet Theory." ScienceDaily 1/2/09

"Leaks Found in Earth's Protective Magnetic Field." 12/16/08

"Earth Magnetic Field Reversal." By Mary-Sue Haliburton, Pure Energy Systems News 2/27/05

"Earth's Magnetic Field Reversals Illuminated By Lava Flows Study." Science Daily 9/28/08

"Multiple earthquakes rattle Yellowstone." Denver Post 1/3/09

"Historic Volcanic Eruptions Significantly Underestimated, Ash Fallout Shows." Science Daily 5/10/09

"The Dangerous and Dynamic Thermal Springs in California’s Long Valley Caldera." U.S.G.S. Fact Sheet 2007

"Why Gaia is wreaking revenge on man's abuse of the environment." The Independent, U.K. 1/16/06

"Extinction of Wooly Mammoths may have happened as recently as 7,600 years ago." 12/15/09

"Meteor 'misfits' find proof in sea." New York Times 11/14/06


"Geoengineering: A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Come." NPR 5/29/10

"Geoengineering: Building a better volcano to cool the planet." By Jeff Goodell, Grist Magazine 4/22/10.

"Asilomar International Conference on Climate Intervention Technologies." Agenda and reports. March, 2010.

"Concerns Abound as Geoengineering Conference Opens." By Gretchen Weber. KQED News Climate Watch Blog 3/21/10.

"Strange New Air Force Facility Energizes Ionosphere." By Noah Shachtman, Wired Magazine 7/20/09

For the latest science news, check Graham Hancock's website, Science Daily , Wired and Discover Magazine's articles/blogs. For disaster monitoring, see our 2012 Mega-Disaster Planner links.

DVD's, Online videos and TV Programs

The History Channel:

Along with programs and DVDs mentions aboved, check out: Comet Catastrophe, Extinction 2012, 2012-End of Days, Maya Doomsday, 2012: Ancient Egyptians, The Last Days on Earth and 2012: The Sun. See also: That's Impossible: Weather Warfare (about H.A.A.R.P.), Global Warning, the Mega-Disaster series programs Noah’s Great Flood, The Little Ice Age, and Journey to 10000 B.C., How the Earth was Made series programs Hawaii, Mt. Saint Helens and Mt. Vesuvius, and the Ancient Discoveries series.

2012: Startling New Secrets - The SciFi Channel (2010)

Weather Warfare excerpt - YouTube video

Chariots of the Gods. (1970) Feature-length doc analyzes evidence of ancient astronauts from every corner of the globe. Dated but n(Available for rental on Netflix.)

Mystery of the Sphinx (1993) Documentary narrated by Charlton Heston and featuring John Anthony West and Dr. Robert Schoch. (Available for rental on Netflix.)

YouTube Video: Setting History Free Excellent 1.5 hour interview with author Graham Hancock.

Newton: The Dark Heretic BBC documentary showing Newton's research into an end-times prophecy

2012: Mayan Prophecy and the Shift of the Ages (2009) Direccted by Geoff Stray

2012: Science Or Superstition (2008) featuring Graham Hancock and Daniel Pinchbeck.

2012: The Odyssey (2006) featuring Greg Braden and Jose Arguelles

America's Stone Age Explorers. (Research into the origins of the Clovis people, circa 15000 - 11500 B.C.) 2004. Nova DVD - WGBH Educational Foundation.

Cracking the Maya Code. (2008) Nova DVD.

BBC Documentary - "Supervolcano: The Truth about Yellowstone" (A transcript is available via ABC News.)

More lost civilization DVDs are available at Adventures Unlimited Press.


Beginning with most recent releases:

Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines, and The Forgotten History (2013) by Suzanne Humphries MD and Roman Bystrianyk

Forgotten Civilization: The Role of Solar Outbursts in Our Past and Future (2012) by Robert M. Schoch Ph.D.

Solar Cataclysm: How the Sun Shaped the Past and What We Can Do to Save Our Future (2012) by Lawrence Joseph.

Handbook to Practical Disaster Preparedness for the Family (2012) Dr. Arthur T Bradley.

Keep Out!: Top Secret Places Governments Don't Want You to Know About (2011) by Nicholas Redfern.

The Source Field Investigations: The Hidden Science and Lost Civilizations Behind the 2012 Prophecies (2011) by David Wilcock.

The Prepper's Pocket Guide: 101 Easy Things You Can Do to Ready Your Home for a Disaster (2011) by Bernie Carr

Master Game: Unmasking the Secret Rulers of the World (2011) by Graham Hancock and Robert Bauval.

Apocalypse 2012: The Ticking of the End Time Clock by John Claeys.

2012, the Bible, and the End of the World by Mark Hitchcock.

Great Shift, The: Co-Creating a New World for 2012 and Beyond by Lee Carroll, Kryon, Patricia Cori and Martine Vallée.

2012 The Final Revelation by Lisa J Flaus.

2013: The Beginning Is Here (2011) by Ervin Laszlo, Geoff Stray, Jose Arguelles, John Major Jenkins, et al.

Apocalypse 2012: The Ticking of the End Time Clock (2010) by John Claeys.

Aftermath: A Guide to Preparing for and Surviving Apocalypse 2012 (2010) by Lawrence E. Joseph.

Hack the Planet: Science's Best Hope — or Worst Nightmare — for Averting Climate Catastrophe (2010) by Eli Kintisch.

The Living Maya: Ancient Wisdom in the Era of 2012 (2010) by Robert Sitler Ph.D.

Apollyon Rising 2012: The Lost Symbol Found and the Final Mystery of the Great Seal Revealed (2009) by Thomas Horn.

The 2012 story : the myths, fallacies, and truth behind the most intriguing date in history (2009) by John Major Jenkins.

The Book of Destiny: Unlocking the Secrets of the Ancient Maya and the Prophecy of 2012 (2009) by Carlos Barrios.

2012, the Bible, and the End of the World (2009) by Mark Hitchcock.

The Sphinx Mystery (2009) by Robert and Olivia Temple.

Fractal Time : The Secret of 2012 and a New World Age (2009) by Gregg Braden.

Toward 2012 : perspectives on the next age (2009) edited by Daniel Pinchbeck & Ken Jordan.

Beyond 2012 : catastrophe or awakening? A complete guide to end-of-time predictions (2009) Geoff Stray.

The End of Time: The Maya Mystery of 2012 (2009) by Anthony Aveni.

The complete idiot's guide to 2012 (2008) by Synthia Andrews and Colin Andrews.

Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End (2008) by Philip Plait.

The Mystery of 2012: Predictions, Prophecies and Possibilities (2008) by various authors

Global Catastrophes and Trends: The Next Fifty Years (2008) by Vaclav Smil

Global Catastrophic Risks (2008) by various authors.

A Vision for 2012: Planning for Extraordinary Change (2008) by John Peterson.

2012 and the Galactic Center: The Return of The Great Mother (2008) by Christine Page

The End of Days: Armageddon and Prophecies of the Return (2008) by Zecharia Sitchin.

2012 awakening : choosing spiritual enlightenment over armageddon (2008) by Sri Ram Kaa and Kira Raa

The Maya End Times : A Spiritual Adventure to the Heart of the Maya Prophecies for 2012 (2008) by Patricia Mercier.

2013 : The End of Days or a New Beginning? (2008) by Marie D. Jones

The World Without Us (2007) by Alan Weisman

The Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation (2007) by Stephen Flynn

The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) by Naomi Klein.

Dark Mission: The Secret History of NASA (2007) by Richard Hoagland

Weather Warfare: The Military's Plan to Draft Mother Nature (2006) By Jerry E. Smith

The Cycle of Cosmic Catastrophes: Flood, Fire and Famine in the History of Civilization (2006) by Richard Firestone, Allan West and Simon Warwick-Smith.

The Revolution of 2012: Vol. 1, The Preparation (2007) by Andrew Smith

The Gaia project 2012 : the Earth's coming great changes (2007) by Hwee-Yong Jang

The Orion Zone: Ancient Star Cities of the American Southwest (2007) by Gary David

How to Survive 2012 (2007) by Patrick Geryl

Serpent of Light (2007) by Drunvalo Melchizedek

Keepers of the Ancient Knowledge : The Mystical World of the Q'ero Indians of Peru. By Joan Parisi Wilcox

Supervolcano (2007) by John Savino and Marie D. Jones

Racing Towards Armageddon (2007) by Michael Baigent

The Cycle of Cosmic Catastrophes: How a Stone-Age Comet Changed the Course of World Culture (2006) by Richard Firestone, Allen West and Simon Warwick-Smith.

2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl (2006) by Daniel Pinchbeck.

2013 Oracle: Ancient Keys to the 2012 Awakening (2006) by David Carson & Nina Sammons

A History of the End of the World (2006) by Jonathan Kirsch

The Revenge of Gaia (2006) by James Lovelock

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (2006) by Jared Diamond

Mysteries of Atlantis (2006) by Edgar Evans Cayce.

The Mayan Calendar and the Transformation of Consciousness (2004) by Carl Johan Calleman

The Maya Cholqij: Gateway to Aligning with the Energies of the Earth (2004) by Gerardo and Mercedes Barrios.

Underworld: The Mysterious Origins of Civilization (2003) by Graham Hancock.

The Death of Gods in Ancient Egypt (2003) by Jane B. Sellers.

Our Final Hour: A Scientist's Warning: How Terror, Error, and Environmental Disaster Threaten Humankind's Future (2003) by Martin Rees.

A Guide to the End of the World (2002) by Bill McGuire.

The Orion Prophecy (2001) by Patrick Geryl and Gino Ratinckx.

Monument to the End of Time (1999) by Vincent Bridges and Jay Weidner.

Homer's Secret Iliad (1999) by Florence and Kenneth Wood (based on the research of Edna Leigh).

The Sirius Mystery (1998) by Robert Temple.

The Giza Power Plant (1998) by Christopher Dunn.

Maya Cosmogenesis 2012 (1998) and Galactic Alignment (2002) by John Major Jenkins.

Cataclysm! Compelling Evidence of a Cosmic Catastrophe in 9500 B.C. (1997) by D. S. Allan and J. B. Delair.

When the Sky Fell: In Search of Atlantis (1997) by Rand Flem-Ath and Rose Flem-Ath.

Earth Under Fire: Humanity's Survival of the Apocalypse (1997) by Paul A. LaViolette.

Keepers of Genesis (1996) (a.k.a. Message of the Sphinx) by Graham Hancock and Robert Bauval.

Beyond Prophecies and Predictions (1996) by Moira Timms.

The Monuments of Mars: A City on the Edge of Forever (1996) by Richard Hoagland.

The Earth Chronicles (several titles) by Zecharia Sitchin.

Fingerprints of the Gods (1995) by Graham Hancock.

Maya Cosmos: Three Thousand Years on the Shaman's Path (1995) by David Friedel, Linda Schele, and Joy Parker.

The Mayan Prophecies (1995) by Adrian Gilbert and Maurice Cotterell.

World in Peril: The Origin , Mission & Scientific Findings of the 46th / 72nd Reconnaissance Squadron (1994) by Ken White.

The Gods of Eden (1993) by William Bramley.

The Orion Mystery (1993) by Robert Bauval and Adrian Gilbert.

Forbidden Archaeology (1993) by Richard Thompson and Michael Cremo.

The Mayan Factor: Path Beyond Technology (1987) by Jose Arguelles.

The Masks of Odin: Wisdom of the Ancient Norse (1985) by Elsa-Brita Titchenell. Text is available online.

Lost Cities and Ancient Mysteries (series beginning in 1984) and Technology of the Gods by David Hatcher Childress.

The 12th Planet (1978) by Zecharia Sitchin.

The Intent of Creation (1978) by Oliver Reiser.

Chariots of the Gods (1968) by Erich van Daniken.

Hamlet's Mill (1969) by Giorgio de Santillana and Hertha von Dechend. Text is available online.

The Shiva Hypothesis (1966) by M.R. Rampino and B.M. Haggerty.

Book of the Hopi (1963) by Frank Waters. The first few chapters recount the Hopi myths about the first three world ages. The last chapter "The Hopi Prophecy," is available online.

Nostradamus (1961) by Edgar Leoni.

Earth's Shifting Crust (1955), Paths of the Pole (1958) and Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings: Evidence of advanced civilization in the Ice Age by Charles Hapgood

The Book of the Jaguar Priest, a translation of the Book of Chilam Balam of Tizimin, with commentary (1951) by Maud Worcester Makemson.

The Secret Doctrine (1888) by H. P. Blavatsky. Text is available online.


The Mega-Disaster Planner

Disaster Monitoring Sites

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme

National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

Coast to Coast A.M. George Noory's popular radio show focussing on doomsday, UFO, alien and occult issues.

Climate Watch KQED News

California Climate Change Center

Armageddon Online

20 Questions on 2012

2012: The Movie directed by Roland Emmerich

National Geographic's Countdown to Armageddon website

The Foundation for MesoAmerican Studies (FAMSI)

NASA Q & A on 2012

2012: Dire Gnosis

The Web Bot Project predictions


Graham Hancock

Daniel Pinchbeck's blog

Christopher Dunn

Zecharia Sitchin

Gary David

Paul LaViolette

Erich van Daniken

Bill McGuire

David Hatcher Childress

Robert Temple

Robert Bauval

John Major Jenkins

Gregg Braden

Patrick Geryl

Jay Weidner

Linda Moulton Howe

Carl Johan Calleman

Lawrence E. Joseph

Richard Hoagland

Robert Sitler

Rand & Rose Flem-Ath

Phillip Plait's blog

John Anthony West

More info on precession, earth's wobble, the Zodiac, astronomy, solar wind, etc.

Windows to the Universe University of Michigan

What Causes Mass Extinctions?

Mike Bara on Dark Mission: The Secret History Of NASA video

Expanding Earth Knowledge Co.

The Lunar Planner

Solar Wind and Heliosphere

Solar Flares

Solar Flare videos


More on Yellowstone Supervolcano threat

The Ecliptic

Blogs, News and Misc.

Prophecy 2012

Armageddon Online forum

History Channel "Armageddon" discussion forum 2012 thread

Atlantis Rising magazine

Legendary Times Journal

2012 News

2012 Newsfeed

2012 Base

Survive 2012

2012 Forum

The Year 2012

Beyond 2012


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