West or Occident is one of the four cardinal directions or points of the compass. It is the opposite direction from east and is the direction in which the sun sets.

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Why West Coast weather will be chaotic in the future, according to a climate scientist

What's driving re-burns across California and the West?

Runaway West Antarctic ice retreat can be slowed by climate-driven changes in ocean temperature

Ice-Sheet-Wide Collapse in West Antarctica Isn’t Inevitable: Runaway Ice Retreat Can Be Slowed

A three-dose malaria vaccine shows safety, efficacy in West African adults

'Atmospheric river' hits US West Coast with rain and snow as satellites watch from space

Targeted vaccine campaigns helped the West get on top of monkeypox

Climate whiplash increased wildfires on California's west coast about 8,000 years ago

Water recycling technologies developed for space are helping a parched American west

Mapping Lyme disease out west

Warming Worsened West Africa Floods That Killed 800 People

Study: West African Floods 80 Times More Likely by Climate Change

Powerful JPSS-2 weather satellite launches with Mars heat shield test on final Atlas V flight from West Coast

An animal model of West syndrome exhibits a progressive increase in epileptic spasms and learning and memory deficits

When To See The ‘Ring Of Fire’ Solar Eclipse From Iconic National Parks In The American West

Four of five pinyon-juniper tree species declining in their ranges in the West

Hurricane Ian Enters the Gulf of Mexico – Headed Toward the West Coast of Florida

See the mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket's final West Coast launch in these stunning photos

Hurricane Ian to reach Category 3 before hitting Cuba, turning toward West Florida

ULA's Delta 4 prepares for final West Coast launch as Vandenberg seeks new tenants