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2019-11-20

China coal-fired power capacity still rising, bucking global trend - study China raised its coal-fired power capacity by 42.9 gigawatts (GW), or about 4.5%, in the 18 months to June, connecting new projects to the grid at a ...
04:12, 2019-11-20

California's PG&E customers may face new round of mass outages About 180,000 California homes and businesses were notified on Tuesday they may lose power in the latest precautionary outage contemplated by utility...
04:12, 2019-11-20

Schools close across Australia's south as bushfire threat looms More than 100 schools in Australia's southeast were closed on Wednesday and officials warned people in high-risk zones to be ready to evacuate as for...
02:44, 2019-11-20

Mom Donates Breast Milk in Honor of Newborn Son Who Lived For Only 3 Hours The rare condition happens when an extra chromosome 18 occurs during cell division and often results in stillbirth, according to the Trisomy 18 Found...
00:12, 2019-11-20

California toughens drilling oversight in setback for industry California, the seventh-biggest U.S. oil-producing state, on Tuesday unveiled new regulations for drillers as it seeks to wind down its reliance on f...
23:32, 2019-11-19

2 of Jeffrey Epstein's Prison Guards Arrested for Allegedly Sleeping on the Job When He Died The indictment says that when Epstein was found dead in his cell, the guards told a supervisor: "Epstein hung himself....we messed up."...
23:04, 2019-11-19

Parents of Cornell Student Who Died After Going to Frat Party 'Want the Truth' of Son's Mysterious Death Freshman Antonio Tsialas' death is one of five fraternity-related deaths at universities in just four weeks....
23:04, 2019-11-19

PG&E Struggles to Find a Way Out of Bankruptcy California’s largest utility needs to reach a settlement with victims of wildfires and other creditors while fending off calls for state takeover....
22:12, 2019-11-19

California stiffens oversight of oil and gas drilling California, the seventh-biggest U.S. oil producing state, on Tuesday unveiled new regulations for drillers as it seeks to wind down its reliance on f...
21:56, 2019-11-19

Bei Bei, Washington's eligible bachelor panda, heads to China After a month of preparations and goodbyes, Bei Bei, the Washington National Zoo's most eligible giant panda bachelor, was on his way to China on Tue...
21:28, 2019-11-19

U.S. SEC opens preliminary probe of Vale over dam tragedy: O Globo The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a preliminary investigation of iron ore miner Vale over the collapse of a Brazilian mining was...
21:28, 2019-11-19

Chile foresees 'difficult' wildfire season ahead, fears more arson Chile faces a "very difficult" season of wildfires because of high temperatures, a persistent drought and an increase in arson, Agriculture Minister ...
21:28, 2019-11-19

Grandma Who Survived Las Vegas Shooting Dies, Remembered for Her Smile and 'Larger Than Life' Personality Kim Gervais was left paralyzed after a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in 2017....
18:48, 2019-11-19

Grandma Who Survived Las Vegas Shooting Dies From Injuries After She 'Fought the Whole Time', Daughter Says Kim Gervais was left paralyzed after a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in 2017....
18:28, 2019-11-19

Explainer: From pig power to cleaner stoves, the world of carbon offsets Carbon offsetting, already a multi-billion dollar industry, will get a major boost from the launch of an international scheme to offset aviation emis...
18:16, 2019-11-19

‘Three-country crisis’ across central Sahel puts whole generation at risk, warns UN food agency Violent attacks by extremists “almost every day” in the Sahel nations of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso have displaced nearly one million people and ca...
18:12, 2019-11-19

Grandma Who Survived Las Vegas Shooting Dies From Injuries: 'She Fought the Whole Time' Kim Gervais was left paralyzed after a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in 2017....
18:12, 2019-11-19

Bei Bei, Washington's eligible bachelor panda, set to move to China After a month of preparations and good-byes, Bei Bei, the Washington National Zoo's most eligible giant panda bachelor, is set to leave for China on ...
17:12, 2019-11-19

Fishing vessels pushing vaquita porpoise to extinction: U.N. treaty head A rare species of porpoise is facing imminent extinction as fishing vessels appear to be flouting an international ban on them entering its last sanc...
17:12, 2019-11-19

EasyJet seeks to 'do the right thing' offsetting emissions, critics say fly less EasyJet's pledge to offset its carbon emissions isn't the end of its efforts to clean up its act, the budget airline's chief executive said, adding i...
17:12, 2019-11-19

Tropical Storm Sebastien forms in the Atlantic: U.S. NHC Tropical Storm Sebastien has formed in the Atlantic and is expected to strengthen slightly in next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said...
16:48, 2019-11-19

Mom Who Survived Las Vegas Shooting Dies Just After 2-Year Anniversary Kim Gervais was left paralyzed after a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in 2017....
16:32, 2019-11-19

Blind Spots in Cars Could Be a Thing of the Past, Thanks to 14-Year-Old's Invention Freshman Alaina Gassler just won $25,000 at a prestigious national engineering and science competition for her idea....
16:32, 2019-11-19

Venice's historic Saint Mark's Basilica faces costly flood clean-up Venice's historic Saint Mark's Basilica will need millions of euros of restoration work after it was flooded this week for just the sixth time in 1,2...
16:32, 2019-11-19

India's Finance Commission likely to reject $12 billion package to help utilities cut pollution: source India's Finance Commission has told the power ministry that its proposal to award utilities 835 billion rupees ($11.6 billion) in incentives to insta...
16:16, 2019-11-19

Supernova 1987A: 'Blob' hides long-sought remnant from star blast A three-decades-long search may finally have located the hot object left behind by a famous supernova....
15:24, 2019-11-19

Chinese power firm SDIC to press ahead with London listing Chinese power generation group SDIC is pressing ahead with plans to launch an offering of global depositary receipts (GDRs) in London under a link wi...
15:16, 2019-11-19

Coca-Cola switches to recycled plastic for PET bottles in Sweden Drinks group Coca-Cola said on Tuesday it would start using PET bottles in Sweden made only of recycled plastic in a first step towards expanding its...
15:16, 2019-11-19

Palm oil producers to set up fund to fight critics Palm oil producers will set up a joint fund to counter critics of the industry, a Malaysian government official said on Tuesday, amid growing scrutin...
15:16, 2019-11-19

Chinese power generation company SDIC says it may list GDRs in London Chinese power generation group SDIC is considering proceeding with an offering of global depositary receipts (GDRs) in London under a link with the S...
13:36, 2019-11-19

Brazil's Amazon deforestation highest since 2008, space agency says The rainforest loses 9,762 sq km in 12 months, an increase of nearly 30%, Brazil's space agency says....
12:08, 2019-11-19

Her Message About Climate Change: It’s Not Too Late Kate Marvel is committed to spreading the word about climate science. Her TED Talk on the subject drew more than a million viewers....
11:56, 2019-11-19

As Climate Risk Grows, Cities Test a Tough Strategy: Saying ‘No’ to Developers A fight in Virginia Beach demonstrates the hard choices cities face when the pressure for new homes collides with the rising toll of natural disaster...
11:56, 2019-11-19

New hope for one of world's most endangered reptiles The discovery of baby crocodiles in a river in Nepal is raising hopes for the future of the gharial....
11:32, 2019-11-19

EasyJet to offset carbon emissions for all flights Britain's easyJet aims to become the world's first major airline to operate net-zero carbon flights across its entire network, it said on Tuesday aft...
10:32, 2019-11-19

Budget airline easyJet to offset carbon emissions from all flights British budget airline easyJet on Tuesday said it would become the world's first major airline to operate net-zero carbon flights across its whole ne...
09:36, 2019-11-19

Australia fires: Sydney blanketed by smoke from NSW bushfires People in Sydney woke up to a city shrouded in smoke on Tuesday, as bushfires rage across the region....
09:16, 2019-11-19

'Bear' the dog helps find koalas injured in Australian bushfires An obsessive compulsive dog who was abandoned as a puppy has a new mission: helping find and save koalas injured in Australia's recent devastating bu...
08:08, 2019-11-19

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone near northern Leeward Islands A broad area of low pressure centered a little more than 200 miles (322 km) east-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands has a 70% chance of becomi...
07:40, 2019-11-19

Sydneysiders urged to stay indoors as Australian bushfire smoke blankets city Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings ...
07:20, 2019-11-19

Malaysian palm oil to meet new EU food safety levels by 2021 - minister Malaysia, the second-biggest producer and exporter of palm oil after Indonesia, will enforce regulations to ensure that by 2021 its palm oil meets ne...
05:08, 2019-11-19

China premier calls for more water diversion to ease shortages China needs to divert more water to its arid northern regions and invest more in water infrastructure as shortages get worse because of pollution, ov...
04:08, 2019-11-19

Attenborough: World 'changing habits' on plastic "I think we're all shifting our behaviour," the BBC broadcaster says as he wins a prestigious award....
03:28, 2019-11-19

Hazardous bushfire smoke blankets Sydney, residents warned to stay inside Heavy winds stirred dozens of fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for ...
01:40, 2019-11-19

Over 60% of environmentally contaminated U.S. sites vulnerable to climate change: report Nearly 60% of a group of contaminated sites in the United States earmarked for environmental clean-up are located in areas vulnerable to the impacts ...
23:48, 2019-11-18

Sustainable fishing staying afloat in developed world, sinking in poorer regions More people than ever rely on fisheries and aquaculture for food, and income, but the seafood industry is facing a “dangerous” sustainability divide ...
23:44, 2019-11-18

GPS for Air Travel Came With Big Downsides: Noise, Then Lawsuits The F.A.A. is rolling out a system that allows planes to fly closer to one another, but the roar that it creates is unbearable, people in the flight ...
21:52, 2019-11-18

Proposed standards for mining waste dams draw concerns from industry trade group The world's largest mining trade group said on Monday it has concerns with global standards for mining waste dams being crafted by an independent pan...
21:28, 2019-11-18

Mom Donates Breast Milk in Honor of Son With Rare Condition Dies 3 Hours After Birth The rare condition happens when an extra chromosome 18 occurs during cell division and often results in stillbirth, according to the Trisomy 18 Found...
20:28, 2019-11-18

How This Mom Lost All Her Memory Giving Birth for 1st Time — and How She Rebuilt Her Life With Her Family Camre Curto suffered brain damage during childbirth that caused her to lose her short-term and long-term memory and have trouble creating new ones....
20:28, 2019-11-18

California to stop buying GM, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler vehicles over emissions fight California said on Monday it will halt all purchases of new vehicles for state government fleets from GM, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler and other automake...
20:28, 2019-11-18

Geologist blasts society's links with oil firms A leading London scientist quits the Geological Society over its ties with fossil fuel companies....
19:36, 2019-11-18

One-third of Afghans need urgent humanitarian aid, millions suffer ‘acute food insecurity’ Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according to the ...
19:12, 2019-11-18

Renewable energy: Rise in global wind speed to boost green power Rising winds could increase energy production from turbines by a third over the next decade....
19:04, 2019-11-18

Russia detains activists after giant blow-up whale protest near Kremlin Russian police detained two activists on Monday after they floated a giant inflatable killer whale on the Moskva River outside the Kremlin to call on...
16:48, 2019-11-18

Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in over a decade this year, government data on Monday showed, confirming a sharp rise...
16:48, 2019-11-18

Meet 'Narwhal,' the 'Coolest Puppy Ever' With a Tail on His Head The Missouri rescue group has been buried in offers to adopt the puppy with a tail on its forehead....
16:20, 2019-11-18

Indonesia hopes for environmental nod soon for battery-grade nickel plants Indonesia's coordinating minister who oversees mining said on Monday he hoped environmental impact studies for factories to produce battery-grade nic...
16:00, 2019-11-18

Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high in 2019 Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in over a decade this year, government data on Monday showed, confirming a sharp rise...
16:00, 2019-11-18

Brazil Amazon rainforest deforestation hits 11-year high in 2019: government data Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose 29.5% for the 12 months through July, to an 11-year high of 9,762 square kilometers, the country's I...
15:24, 2019-11-18

Malaysia says palm oil industry challenged to meet green standards by 2020 The Malaysian palm oil industry is facing "significant challenges" in complying with a national green certification standard by next year, with over ...
12:48, 2019-11-18

Malaysia bans open-loop ship scrubbers ahead of IMO 2020 rule Malaysia has prohibited the use of open-loop scrubbers by ships plying Malaysian waters, as Southeast Asia's third-largest economy joins the growing ...
11:16, 2019-11-18

Exclusive: Investors step up pressure on global energy watchdog over climate change Fatih Birol, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), faced renewed pressure on Monday to overhaul the organization's influential projectio...
10:08, 2019-11-18

China begins construction on two new reactors in Hainan - state media China has begun construction on two new reactor units at the Changjiang nuclear project on the island province of Hainan off the country's southeast ...
09:08, 2019-11-18

NHC says 50% chance of cyclone near northern Leeward Islands A broad area of low pressure located about 450 miles east-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the nex...
07:36, 2019-11-18

Australia's devastating bushfires reflect God's wrath, rugby star preaches Australia's Pentecostal prime minister on Monday rebuked a former national rugby star who claimed recent deadly bushfires and a devastating drought w...
06:16, 2019-11-18

Shell says oil spill contained at Puget Sound, Washington, refinery dock A crude oil spill onto a barge docked at Royal Dutch Shell's oil refinery at Puget Sound, Washington, late on Friday was contained on Saturday, the c...
06:16, 2019-11-18

Ford Wants to Sell You an Electric S.U.V. It’s Called a Mustang. Automakers have made battery-powered cars largely to meet environmental rules. Now they’re putting more skin in the game....
04:32, 2019-11-18

Shell says oil spill contained at Puget Sound, Washington refinery dock An oil spill was contained at the Shell Puget Sound, Washington refinery's dock on Fidalgo Bay late on Friday, the company said in a statement on Sat...
03:44, 2019-11-18

Climate defenders: The woman helping coal miners to save the planet Sharan Burrow wants to find alternative livelihoods for coal miners and therefore help protect our climate....
01:24, 2019-11-18

Venice hit by another exceptional high tide; worst week in 150 years Reeling from devastating floods this week, Venice suffered another exceptional high tide on Sunday, with the water peaking at 150 cm (4.9 feet), mark...
15:40, 2019-11-17

Yemenis go solar amid war energy shortage When electricity was cut to Yemen's capital four years ago after war broke out, Ebrahim al-Faqih saw a gap in the market and started selling solar pa...
13:04, 2019-11-17

Venice braces for 'tough day' as another very high tide looms St. Mark's Square in Venice was awash with water and closed on Sunday as city authorities prepared for another exceptional high tide just days after ...
13:04, 2019-11-17

Italy battered by rain, Venice braces for another 'tough day' Several Italian cities were on high alert on Sunday after heavy rain overnight, including Venice where residents and tourists were braced for another...
12:24, 2019-11-17

Devastating bushfire conditions to worsen in Australia Rising temperatures, lightning strikes and erratic winds are set to fan wildfires in Australia in the week ahead, officials said on Sunday, with emer...
08:44, 2019-11-17

Bushfire conditions worsen in east and west Australia Rising temperatures, lightning strikes and gusty winds further raised fire danger on both coasts of Australia on Sunday as the country already battle...
05:32, 2019-11-17

Bushfires conditions worsen in east and west Australia Rising temperatures, lightning strikes and gusty winds further raised fire danger on both coasts of Australia on Sunday as the country already battle...
01:24, 2019-11-17

Rodney Reed's Execution Delayed Indefinitely The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has granted Rodney Reed a stay of execution. He will no longer be put to death by the state on Nov. 20....
21:24, 2019-11-16

Flood-hit Venice to face another exceptional high tide on Sunday Venice will face another exceptional high tide on Sunday, after its worst flooding in 50 years on Tuesday caused more than $1 billion worth of damage...
19:04, 2019-11-16

Climate activists block Geneva airport's private-jet terminal Climate-change activists blocked Geneva airport's private jet terminal on Saturday in protest against what they said is an absurd form of transport....
16:32, 2019-11-16

Analysis: Large-scale tree planting 'no easy task' Trees are the latest green battleground in the election campaign, writes BBC Science editor David Shukman....
15:56, 2019-11-16

Bloodhound land speed racer blasts to 628mph The British jet-powered car goes faster still during trials on a dried-out lakebed in South Africa....
11:40, 2019-11-16

Bushfires rage across Australia's east and west as danger rises Dozens of wild fires burned across broad swaths of Australia's east and west on Saturday and firefighters scrambled to shore up defenses ahead of hot...
08:36, 2019-11-16

Bushfires rage across Australia's east coast Dozens of wild fires burned across Australia's east coast on Saturday and firefighters scrambled to shore up defenses ahead of hotter weather expecte...
04:20, 2019-11-16

France to end tax breaks for palm oil in biofuel France's parliament on Friday voted to remove tax breaks for the use of palm oil as a biofuel, a day after a ruling in favour of maintaining the adva...
23:36, 2019-11-15

Kindergarten Boys, One White, One African-American, Say They're Twins Who Look 'Exactly Alike' Britney Tankersley’s son Myles came home from school a few weeks ago and said “he had to be twins with a boy in his class."...
22:44, 2019-11-15

Sea animal lanterns shine in Paris Giant lanterns in the shape of killer whales, octopuses and clown fish were lit up on Friday in the middle of a four-centuries-old botanical garden i...
21:02, 2019-11-15

California, other U.S. states sue to block EPA from revoking state emissions authority California and 22 other U.S. states filed suit on Friday to challenge the Trump administration's decision to revoke California's authority to set sti...
21:02, 2019-11-15

Germany Passes Climate-Protection Law to Ensure 2030 Goals The law aims to get the country in line to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to meet Paris Agreement targets....
20:20, 2019-11-15

Available: A 415-Acre Island With Manhattan Views. What to Build? A hub of renewable energy, packed with solar panels and batteries, or an expanded La Guardia Airport could replace the Rikers jails....
20:20, 2019-11-15

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Hotel Stay The Knickerbocker Hotel's Laila DeMesme shares some of her top tips to maximize your hotel stay....
19:40, 2019-11-15

Climate change, human activity rub salt into Venice's wounds Warming seas and excavations within the Venice lagoon mean the exceptionally high flood waters in the city this week are also saltier, posing an extr...
18:44, 2019-11-15

Claiming to be UK's new 'party of business' UK Lib Dems enter election spending race The anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats claimed the mantle of Britain's "party of business" on Friday, setting out their proposed fiscal rules while dismis...
18:28, 2019-11-15

Leaf blowers fatal to declining insects, Germans warned The government says leaf blowers are "fatal to insects", which are in dramatic decline in Germany....
17:52, 2019-11-15

Sentinel for sea-level rise enters testing The satellite that will maintain the "gold standard" measurement of ocean height is nearly complete....
17:52, 2019-11-15

Exclusive: Over half of India's coal-fired power plants set to miss emission norm deadline More than half of India's coal-fired power plants ordered to retrofit equipment to curb air pollution are set to miss the deadline, private industry ...
17:00, 2019-11-15

'Alarm' over winter flood prospects in England The Environment Agency is worried about further flooding this winter after near-record rainfall....
16:56, 2019-11-15

French parliament to vote again on palm oil biofuel tax breaks France's parliament will on Friday vote again on whether to remove tax breaks for the use of palm oil as a biofuel, a day after a ruling in favor of ...
16:24, 2019-11-15

Student Recalls Bravely Calling 911 During California School Shooting Hannah Schooping said as soon as she heard the gunshots, she and some friends rushed away from the area....
15:40, 2019-11-15

French gas networks could mix in green hydrogen in future: operators The French gas network could be adapted to pipe a mix of natural gas with 20% hydrogen from 2030 onwards, as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions,...
15:16, 2019-11-15

Climate activists protest at Blackrock over investments in the Amazon Climate activists targeted BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, on Friday by dumping ashes at its London office in a bid to draw attention t...
15:16, 2019-11-15

Delhi's schools to reopen next week, parents wary of hazardous air Schools in India's capital New Delhi will reopen on Monday after closing for two days due to a spike in pollution levels, but air quality is likely t...
14:12, 2019-11-15

Public consultation launched on global tailings dam standards A Swiss environmental expert launched on Friday a six-week public consultation as he spearheads efforts to create new global standards next year foll...
13:48, 2019-11-15

German parliament approves climate protection law The German lower house of parliament approved on Friday a major climate protection package which aims to ensure Germany will meet its 2030 target for...
13:48, 2019-11-15

Venice hit by another ferocious high tide, flooding city Venice was inundated by exceptionally high water levels on Friday just days after the lagoon city suffered the worst flood in more than 50 years....
13:04, 2019-11-15

Climate activists to protest at Blackrock in London Climate activists will target BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, on Friday by dumping ashes at its London office in a bid to draw attentio...
12:20, 2019-11-15

Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires Scientists say rising temperatures are having a big influence on the scale and frequency of extreme weather events....
12:12, 2019-11-15

Can a Company Be Virtuous and Profitable? Nestlé Says Yes The world’s largest food company is trying to show it can be environmentally sustainable and still make money. Activists are skeptical....
11:48, 2019-11-15

General election 2019: Lib Dems pledge £100bn climate fund over five years Sir Ed Davey will promise to "jump-start" efforts to tackle the "climate emergency" in a speech on Friday....
11:16, 2019-11-15

Usain Bolt brings his e-scooter to Japan despite regulatory road bumps Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt is bringing his electric scooters to Japan, hopeful that his celebrity status will help persuade regulator...
11:08, 2019-11-15

German parliament enshrines climate protection in law Germany's lower house of parliament on Friday voted to enshrine climate protection in law, setting specific targets for reducing greenhouse gas emiss...
11:08, 2019-11-15

Venice braces for another devastating high tide Venice braced for another devastating high tide on Friday morning as the lagoon city struggled with the wreckage left by the biggest surge of flood w...
10:32, 2019-11-15

Indonesia quake damages some homes, churches as residents return At least two people were injured and some churches and homes damaged after a powerful earthquake struck eastern Indonesia, although residents who had...
07:40, 2019-11-15

European Investment Bank to cease funding fossil fuel projects by end-2021 The European Investment Bank said on Thursday it would stop funding fossil fuel projects at the end of 2021, a landmark decision that potentially dea...
07:40, 2019-11-15

Australia braces for heavy winds, lightning amid bushfire threat Australia braced on Friday for strong winds that could whip up bushfires in two states over the weekend and add to a toll of more than 270 homes dest...
03:44, 2019-11-15

Black Friday: Brands opt out for environment reasons More than 300 fashion brands pledge to not participate in Black Friday because it's not good for the planet....
02:20, 2019-11-15

Hurricane Dorian swept swimming cows 2 miles to North Carolina beach Three cows have been spotted beachcombing on a remote barrier island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, swept to an unlikely grazing spot when Hurrican...
00:16, 2019-11-15

UK Liberal Democrats enter election spending race with big pledges on climate Britain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats will promise on Friday to spend 100 billion pounds ($128 billion) on tackling climate change if they win a De...
00:16, 2019-11-15

Doorbell Camera Captures Los Angeles Neighbors As They Investigate Terrifying Screams The camera captured the screams around 11 p.m. Wednesday night as the car was driving away....
00:04, 2019-11-15

Puppy With Tail on His Head Named 'Narwhal' Breaks the Internet The Missouri rescue group has been buried in offers to adopt the puppy with a tail on its forehead....
00:04, 2019-11-15

2 Dead, Several Injured When Student Opens Fire on His 16th Birthday at California High School: Cops A student opened fire on his 16th birthday at a California high school, killing 2 and injuring several, police said....
22:44, 2019-11-14

Sanders’s Climate Ambitions Thrill Supporters, but Experts Have Doubts Bernie Sanders' plan to tackle climate change would nationalize power plants and end fossil fuels. His supporters are thrilled. Climate experts are n...
22:32, 2019-11-14

Defiant Venetians vow to stay despite flood devastation Venetians on Thursday were adamant, despite millions of euros of damage from days of flooding, that they are determined to remain in their lagoon cit...
22:16, 2019-11-14

Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after powerful quake causes panic A powerful earthquake struck near Indonesia's Moluccas islands on Thursday, prompting panicked residents to flee to higher ground, though a tsunami a...
21:08, 2019-11-14

Indonesia issues tsunami alert after powerful quake causes panic Indonesia issued a tsunami alert on Thursday after a powerful earthquake struck in the sea near the Moluccas, prompting panicked islanders to flee to...
20:48, 2019-11-14

Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after powerful quake Indonesia's meteorology and geophysics agency said in a message on its Twitter account it had lifted a tsunami alert after a powerful earthquake stru...
20:48, 2019-11-14

1 Dead, Several Injured in School Shooting in Southern California: Reports Police responded to reports of a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, Thursday morning....
20:16, 2019-11-14

Nasa probes oxygen mystery on Mars The oxygen in Martian air is changing in a way that can't currently be explained by known chemical processes....
18:32, 2019-11-14

Magnitude 7.4 quake strikes near Moluccas, Indonesia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 has struck 134 kilometers northwest of Temate, Moluccas, Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
18:16, 2019-11-14

Nasa probing oxygen mystery on Mars The oxygen in Martian air is changing in a way that can't currently be explained by known chemical processes....
17:16, 2019-11-14

Factbox: Why is Venice flooding so often? Flood-tides in Venice hit their highest level in more than 50 years this week, inundating parts of the lagoon city under almost two meters of water a...
17:16, 2019-11-14

ECB considers putting climate change risks in future bank stress tests The European Central Bank is considering including climate-change risks in future European banking stress tests, ECB Vice President Luis De Guindos s...
17:16, 2019-11-14

Delhi schools close as farm fires add to city's foul air India's capital Delhi was shrouded in a deeper cover of toxic smoke on Thursday, as data showed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pledge to stamp o...
16:40, 2019-11-14

U.S. forecaster sees 70% chance for neutral weather during winter There is about a 70% chance that neutral weather conditions will prevail in the Northern Hemisphere this winter, a U.S. government weather forecaster...
16:40, 2019-11-14

IBM to launch faster weather forecast system to cover the globe Technology company IBM said on Thursday it will launch a new weather forecasting system which will be able to predict conditions up to 12 hours in ad...
15:48, 2019-11-14

Western plastics 'poisoning Indonesian food chain' Chicken eggs were found to contain 70 times the level allowed under European safety standards....
13:48, 2019-11-14

Netherlands forced to slash speed limit to reduce emissions The daytime motorway limit will be cut to 100km/h (62 mph) in a bid to tackle a pollution crisis....
13:26, 2019-11-14

China CO2 emissions from energy sector still on rise - researchers China's emissions of the climate-warming greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from its energy sector are expected to increase this year and next, driven by ...
08:36, 2019-11-14

Schools shut because of Delhi's smog, but hundreds of children run a race About 1,000 children ran a race in thick smog in the Indian capital New Delhi early on Thursday when authorities declared air quality as hazardous an...
08:36, 2019-11-14

Flood, fire and plague: climate change blamed for disasters Extreme floods in Venice, fires in Australia and even an outbreak of plague in China have been attributed to climate change this week, while research...
08:36, 2019-11-14

Factbox: A history of China's Three Gorges project China's giant Three Gorges project, the world's biggest hydropower plant in the middle reaches of the Yangtze river, continues to confound policymake...
08:16, 2019-11-14

On China's Yangtze river, giant dam's legacy blocks revival The 2,000 residents of Muhe, whose village was moved to higher ground a decade ago to escape the rising Yangtze River, have tried to make the most of...
08:16, 2019-11-14

Lack of forecast rains to prolong Australian bushfires threat Official weather forecasts for Australia out on Thursday showed no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters b...
08:16, 2019-11-14

Australian bushfires death toll rises to four, Karratha blaze being monitored A man's body has been found in burnt-out bushland in New South Wales (NSW) state, taking the death toll from bushfires that have swept across Austral...
02:00, 2019-11-14

Tipping the scales? Briton develops fish waste 'plastic' A 23-year-old Briton has cooked up a compostable compound she hopes will one day replace much single-use plastic - and its main ingredient is byprodu...
01:32, 2019-11-14

Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling? A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates....
01:28, 2019-11-14

What Is Auto-Brewery Syndrome? Patients Seem Drunk Without Having Any Alcohol, Doctor Says Patients who have the rare condition can develop brain fog, sleepiness and uncharacteristic aggressiveness after eating sugar and carbohydrates....
22:56, 2019-11-13

Sweden's central bank sells off bonds from Canadian province over climate concerns Sweden's central bank said on Wednesday it had sold off bonds from the oil-rich Canadian province of Alberta and parts of Australia because it felt t...
22:56, 2019-11-13

Colorado Brinks Truck Driver Says She Was Fired After Being Robbed, Told She Didn't Follow Protocol Sabrina Gimeno, a mother of three, returned to her Brinks truck on Oct. 30, pushing a cart loaded with money, when she was robbed....
22:36, 2019-11-13

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Won't Be Celebrating Christmas With the Rest of The Royals The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be opting out of the holiday celebrations at Sandrigham this year....
22:04, 2019-11-13

Patrick Frazee Wanted to Raise Daughter Without Kelsey Berreth, Witness Says Patrick Frazee is charged with Kelsey Berreth’s murder, and his customer, Margaret Luce, testified Tuesday during his trial....
20:40, 2019-11-13

'Fantastic Adventures' Mom Accused of Abusing Her 7 Adopted Kids Dies Awaiting Trial Machelle Hobson, 48, was facing 24 counts of child abuse, five counts of kidnapping, and one count of aggravated assault....
20:40, 2019-11-13

Former Cruise Ship Employee Reveals How to Save Money on Wine and Why an Extra Tip Goes a Long Way Brian David Bruns reveals seaworthy secrets in his bestselling book, "Cruise Confidential."...
20:40, 2019-11-13

Venice still waiting for Moses to hold back the seas If everything had gone according to plan, Tuesday's high tide should never have reached the lagoon city of Venice, let alone flood its basilica, subm...
20:04, 2019-11-13

African swine fever in China more severe than previously thought: ADM CFO China's African swine fever outbreak is far more severe than previously thought and the full impact of the disease on animal feed producers has yet t...
20:04, 2019-11-13

Over $39 million earmarked by UN-backed fund to combat effects of climate change in Nepal More than $39 million in funding was approved on Wednesday for a project that will build resilience and mitigate the effects of climate change, benef...
19:56, 2019-11-13

Bloodhound car returns to the track for brake testing The British supersonic vehicle trials its airbrake system after a weekend in the repair shop....
19:28, 2019-11-13

Secrets of the largest ape that ever lived The fossilised tooth of a mysterious extinct ape is shedding new light on the evolution of great apes....
19:28, 2019-11-13

China's huge mysterious extinct ape 'Giganto' was an orangutan cousin Genetic material extracted from a 1.9 million-year-old fossil tooth from southern China shows that the world's largest-known ape - an extinct creatur...
19:28, 2019-11-13

Spectacular ice eggs have washed onto a beach in Finland A combination of cold weather and just the right amount of wave motion has caused strange frozen spheres to cover a Finnish beach...
19:16, 2019-11-13

Greta Thunberg sets sail for Spain ahead of climate summit Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg set off for Spain from Virginia aboard a catamaran on Wednesday, after an 11-week tour of North America to de...
18:48, 2019-11-13

Court rebukes India government as poisonous smog chokes Delhi India's top court censured the federal government for its inaction in fighting pollution on Wednesday, as poisonous smog choked the streets of the ca...
17:52, 2019-11-13

Climate change blamed as floods overwhelm Venice, swamping basilica and squares Venice's mayor declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after "apocalyptic" floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica an...
16:52, 2019-11-13

Malawi receives 17 black rhinos from South Africa Seventeen black rhinos have been released into Malawi's Liwonde national park after arriving from South Africa as part of conservation efforts aimed ...
16:52, 2019-11-13

Venice floods: Climate change behind highest tide in 50 years, says mayor A state of disaster is declared as the Italian city is hit with a high tide of more than 1.87m....
15:32, 2019-11-13

Hayabusa-2: Japan spacecraft leaves asteroid to head home Hayabusa-2 will return with samples of the asteroid after its yearlong journey back to Earth....
15:32, 2019-11-13

Mayor of Venice sees hundreds of millions of euros of flood damage The financial cost of severe flooding in Venice is likely to run to hundreds of millions of euros, Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said on Wednesday, while a se...
15:00, 2019-11-13

Southeast Asian countries need tougher plastic policies to curb pollution: U.N. Southeast Asian countries, among the world's worst ocean polluters, need tougher regulations for plastic packaging to curb leakage, a United Nations ...
15:00, 2019-11-13

Zimbabwe bans new electric water heaters to save energy Zimbabwe is banning the installation of new electric water heaters in a bid to save power, energy regulations published on Wednesday showed, at a tim...
13:44, 2019-11-13

India's top court rebukes government over Delhi smog As New Delhi remained shrouded in toxic smog on Wednesday, India's top court censured the federal government for its inaction and sought remedial act...
13:44, 2019-11-13

Electric car future may depend on deep sea mining Demand is soaring for the metal cobalt, an essential ingredient in batteries and abundant on the seabed....
13:20, 2019-11-13

Venice Floods Because of Highest Tide in 50 Years The mayor called for a state of emergency and the closing of all schools after the Italian city was submerged under “acqua alta,” an exceptionally hi...
13:00, 2019-11-13

As Australia Burns, Its Leaders Trade Insults The country has long been a model for common-sense public policy. But this week’s fires have revealed once again that its pragmatism stops at climate...
13:00, 2019-11-13

UK's Johnson shouted at during visit to flood-hit area Two onlookers shouted at Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson when he observed relief efforts in a flood-hit district of northern England on Wednes...
12:36, 2019-11-13

Venice devastated by second highest tide in history Venice's mayor called the city a disaster zone on Wednesday after the second highest tide ever recorded swept through it overnight, flooding its hist...
12:36, 2019-11-13

African Development Bank decides not to fund Kenya coal project The African Development Bank (AfDB) will not fund a coal-fired power plant project in Kenya and has no plans to finance new coal plants in future, se...
12:36, 2019-11-13

Dutch government to cut speed limit to reduce nitrogen pollution The Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Wednesday the country's speed limit would be cut to a maximum of 100 kilometers per hour (62 mph) ...
11:20, 2019-11-13

Venice mayor to declare flood disaster after second worst high tide Venice's mayor prepared to declare the city a disaster zone on Wednesday after the second highest tide ever recorded flooded its historic basilica an...
10:48, 2019-11-13

Australians ordered to flee flames as fires rage in east and west Australian officials on Wednesday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as firefighters struggled to contai...
09:20, 2019-11-13

Indian capital in 'day-to-day battle' with smog as cool weather sets in Cooler temperatures and lighter wind trapped heavy smog over the Indian capital on Wednesday, pushing pollution to "severe" levels in many places wit...
07:44, 2019-11-13

China to impose new restrictions on small hydro plants China will ban the construction of small hydropower plants in regions that already have an electricity surplus and encourage new dams in poor and rem...
06:48, 2019-11-13

China Sinopec plans 100-barge fleet to ship cleaner marine fuel: source China's Sinopec Corp plans to build a fleet of 100 barges over the next three years to supply marine fuel compliant with new global emission standard...
06:48, 2019-11-13

Australians shelter and flee as firefighters battle 150 bushfires Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighte...
06:48, 2019-11-13

Australia orders evacuations as firefighters struggle to contain bushfires Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighte...
06:28, 2019-11-13

Massive mural of Greta Thunberg stares down at San Francisco A massive portrait of Greta Thunberg gazed down onto San Francisco on Tuesday night after an artist unveiled a mural of the Swedish teen activist in ...
05:16, 2019-11-13

Australians ordered to evacuate as firefighters struggle to contain bushfires Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighte...
05:16, 2019-11-13

Massive mural of Greta Thunberg to stare down at San Francisco Greta Thunberg will gaze down at people from a building in downtown San Francisco from Tuesday night when an artist formally unveils a giant mural of...
03:48, 2019-11-13

Australians brace for second high danger day as bushfire threat moves north Tens of thousands of Australians braced for a second day of high danger across the country's east coast on Wednesday as scores of uncontrolled bushfi...
02:00, 2019-11-13

Venice mayor declares disaster as city hit by second worst high tide Venice was hit by the second highest tide recorded in the lagoon city on Tuesday, which flooded its historic basilica and left many of its squares an...
01:24, 2019-11-13

Australian bushfires destroy more than 50 homes but cool change brings relief A cool change on Wednesday brought relief for firefighters battling massive bushfires in eastern Australia which destroyed 50 homes and saw flames co...
00:24, 2019-11-13

Children of Man Who Claimed to Have Been Sleepwalking When He Killed His Wife Say She was Abused A Houston jury recently found him guilty and sentenced him to 75 years in prison and a $75,000 fine....
23:36, 2019-11-12

Wife of University of Florida Football Coach Under Fire for Kissing Players Megan Mullen looks the young men in the eyes, offers a few words of encouragement and then kisses them on the cheek....
23:36, 2019-11-12

Colorado Brinks Truck Driver Says She Was Fired After Being Robbed For Not Following Protocol Sabrina Gimeno, a mother of three, returned to her Brinks truck on Oct. 30, pushing a cart loaded with money, when she was robbed....
23:36, 2019-11-12

Bode Miller and Morgan Beck Welcome Twin Boys The 42-year-old Olympian father had to deliver the twins himself when midwives didn't arrive in time....
23:36, 2019-11-12

U.S. auto showrooms need more electric cars, environmental group says Environmental group the Sierra Club on Tuesday urged automakers and dealerships to help cut U.S. carbon emissions and fight the climate crisis by mak...
23:28, 2019-11-12

TC Energy restarts Keystone oil pipeline at 20% pressure reduction: U.S. regulator TC Energy Corp has completed repairs and restarted the Keystone oil pipeline at a 20% pressure reduction after spilling more than 9,000 barrels in No...
20:28, 2019-11-12

Gulf Coast refineries see no problems from cold snap: sources Refineries from south Texas to east Louisiana saw no impact on production from a steep drop in temperatures across the region overnight, said sources...
20:28, 2019-11-12

Chicago's cold blast spells concern for the city's homeless Homeless advocates in Chicago were closely monitoring wind chill temperatures on Tuesday as an early season blast of arctic air swept across the east...
20:12, 2019-11-12

World's energy watchdog is undermining climate change battle, critics say A short walk from the Eiffel Tower, Fatih Birol oversees the world’s energy watchdog, whose analyses of fuel demand have long been viewed as the gold...
19:32, 2019-11-12

Arctic Weather Freezes Much of the U.S. Temperatures across the country hit record lows on Tuesday morning, prompting some school districts to close and others to delay opening....
19:24, 2019-11-12

Cuomo Threatens National Grid: Provide Gas or Lose Your License The governor and the utility have been fighting for months over a proposed pipeline and a moratorium on new gas hookups....
19:24, 2019-11-12

A Silicon Valley Disruption for Birds That Gorge on Endangered Fish To persuade some migrating Caspian terns to stop short of the Columbia River, scientists planted plastic decoys and patio speakers in San Francisco B...
19:24, 2019-11-12

England floods: What is making them worse? Why has the huge amount of rainfall that hit South Yorkshire had such a large impact on people and property?...
19:04, 2019-11-12

France's EDF says no damage found so far at Cruas nuclear plant after earthquake Checks carried out by French utility EDF at its Cruas nuclear power plant have revealed no anomalies so far, a company executive said on Tuesday, aft...
18:36, 2019-11-12

Former President Jimmy Carter Undergoes Brain Surgery The 95-year-old was scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday morning to relieve pressure on his brain after suffering several falls....
17:40, 2019-11-12

Emotional Alex Trebek Thanks Jeopardy! Contestant For His Sweet Show of Support Contestant Dhruv Gaur wanted to comfort Trebek after the host announced he would be undergoing another round of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer....
17:40, 2019-11-12

Former President Jimmy Carter To Undergo Brain Surgery The 95-year-old is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday morning to relieve pressure on his brain after suffering several falls....
17:20, 2019-11-12

How Cold Is It? Arctic Blast and Snow Send U.S. Into Deep Freeze Temperatures across the country hit record lows on Tuesday morning, prompting some school districts to close and others to delay opening....
17:20, 2019-11-12

Australia wildfires: communities must stay vigilant, urges UN weather agency As Australia’s “catastrophic” and deadly wildfire emergency continues, UN weather experts on Tuesday echoed Government warnings for people to remain ...
16:48, 2019-11-12

Fracking: Have the Conservatives left open the back door? The Conservatives are accused of harbouring ambitions to revive fracking after the general election....
15:04, 2019-11-12

Germany will not force hard coal plant closures before 2026: draft law The German government will not force hard coal power plants to close over the next seven years, a draft law expected to be approved by the cabinet ne...
14:36, 2019-11-12

Where plastic outnumbers fish by seven to one Plastic is building up in the areas of the ocean where fish feed and grow, according to research....
14:08, 2019-11-12

Drilling boom adds stress to U.S. western water supplies: report About 60% of federal oil and gas drilling leases offered since 2017 are located in areas that are at risk of shortages and droughts, according to a r...
13:20, 2019-11-12

Aircraft combats Sydney blaze as Australians reel from bushfires Fires raged across a swathe of Australia's east coast on Tuesday, destroying more homes and shrouding Sydney in smoke from a blaze authorities fear t...
13:20, 2019-11-12

Aircraft fight Sydney blaze as Australians reel from bushfires Fires raged across a swathe of Australia's east coast on Tuesday, destroying some homes and shrouding Sydney in smoke from a blaze authorities fear t...
12:04, 2019-11-12

No forced hard coal power plant closures before 2026: German draft law The German government will not force hard coal power plants to close over the next seven years, a draft law expected to be approved by the cabinet ne...
11:44, 2019-11-12

Gulf Oysters Are Dying, Putting a Southern Tradition at Risk Cheap and plentiful, they’ve long been a menu staple in New Orleans and beyond. But recent months have brought a crisis that worries fishermen and ch...
11:36, 2019-11-12

Aircraft fight Sydney blaze as Australians take shelter from intense bushfires Tens of thousands of Australians took shelter on Tuesday after authorities warned it was too late for them to leave their homes as bushfires raged ac...
10:44, 2019-11-12

Two die during heavy rains in South Africa Two people have died amid downpours in an eastern province of South Africa brought down their house, a few months after many were killed in another t...
10:24, 2019-11-12

Belgium's Euronav picks Malaysia port as eastern supply base for marine fuels Belgian tanker operator Euronav signed a service agreement on Tuesday making Malaysia's Linggi Port its supply base providing low-sulphur marine fuel...
10:24, 2019-11-12

New blazes break out as Australians take shelter from intense bushfires Tens of thousands of Australians took shelter on Tuesday after authorities warned it was too late for them to leave their homes as bushfires raged ac...
08:32, 2019-11-12

'Too late to leave': Australians take shelter from intense bushfires Tens of thousands of Australians took shelter on Tuesday after authorities warned it was too late for them to leave their homes as bushfires raged ac...
07:12, 2019-11-12

Hyundai default title winners as Australia rally canceled on bushfires Hyundai were confirmed winners of the World Rally Championship's manufacturers' title after the season-ending Rally of Australia was canceled on Tues...
07:12, 2019-11-12

Arctic Blast to Send Eastern U.S. Into Deep Freeze Snow and ice caused at least four deaths and forced more than a thousand flight cancellations on Monday....
06:40, 2019-11-12

Australian Fire Officials Say the Worst Is Yet to Come Dozens of blazes, many of them out of control, are burning from the Sydney suburbs to areas hundreds of miles north around Byron Bay....
06:12, 2019-11-12

Belgium's Euronav picks Malaysia port as Eastern supply base for cleaner marine fuels Belgian tanker operator Euronav on Tuesday signed a service agreement making Malaysia's Linggi Port its supply base providing low-sulphur marine fuel...
05:28, 2019-11-12

China's Yangtze delta targets 2% cut in tiny smog particles this winter The 41 cities of China's Yangtze river delta manufacturing hub will aim to cut concentrations of tiny airborne smog particles known as PM2.5 by 2% th...
05:28, 2019-11-12

Hyundai win title as bushfires force cancellation of Rally of Australia Hyundai were confirmed winners of the World Rally Championship's manufacturers' title after the season-ending Rally of Australia was cancelled on Tue...
04:44, 2019-11-12

China's Yangtze delta targets 2% cut in tiny smog particles in winter The manufacturing hub in China's Yangtze river delta aims for a cut of 2% this winter in the annual concentration of tiny airborne smog particles kno...
04:44, 2019-11-12

New bushfires break out in Australia as millions brace for the worst Australian officials warned soaring heat and high winds are already exceeding forecast "catastrophic" conditions on Tuesday as millions of people acr...
03:52, 2019-11-12

Bushfires force cancellation of Rally of Australia The Rally of Australia was canceled on Tuesday due to the threat of bushfires near the Coffs Harbour-based event in eastern New South Wales (NSW) sta...
03:52, 2019-11-12

Formula One aims for zero carbon footprint by 2030 Formula One set out its first ever sustainability plan on Tuesday with the aim of achieving a net zero-carbon footprint for the sport by 2030....
01:44, 2019-11-12

Burger King picks Unilever to make plant-based Whoppers in Europe Burger King on Monday rolled out a meat-free version of its Whopper burger in 25 European countries, using patties made by Unilever Plc to strengthen...
01:28, 2019-11-12

Record Arctic cold may hit U.S. Gulf Coast, damage crops An Arctic blast pummeling the northern United States on Monday is forecast to break more than 400 cold-temperature records in the next 48 hours and b...
00:52, 2019-11-12

E.P.A. to Limit Science Used to Write Public Health Rules A new agency rule would restrict the science that can be used in drafting health regulations by requiring researchers to turn over confidential healt...
00:16, 2019-11-12

'Stay alert': millions of Australians brace for 'catastrophic' bushfires Residents across a wide swath of Australia's east coast were bracing for "catastrophic" conditions on Tuesday, with searing heat and high winds expec...
00:16, 2019-11-12

Convicted Killer Benjamin Schreiber Says He's Served His Life Sentence After Briefly Dying The Iowa inmate was serving life in prison without parole for beating his acquaintance, John Dale Terry, to death....
23:24, 2019-11-11

Climate change: Bigger hurricanes are now more damaging The most damaging tropical cyclones are three times more frequent now than they were 100 years ago....
23:00, 2019-11-11

Australia's east coast girds for 'catastrophic' fires Firefighters across Australia's east coast were bracing for "catastrophic" fire conditions as temperatures across the country's most populous state w...
22:44, 2019-11-11

Grain traders oppose end of Brazil's soy ban in Amazon rainforest Brazil's soybean traders association Abiove said on Monday it opposes a movement led by some farmers to end the country's so-called soy moratorium, a...
22:44, 2019-11-11

Multilateralism must weather ‘challenges of today and tomorrow’ Guterres tells Paris Peace Forum In a speech to the Paris Peace Forum in Paris on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that to thrive, multilateralism had to adapt, min...
22:12, 2019-11-11

No tsunami detected off El Salvador after warning: U.S. embassy No tsunami has been detected off the coast of El Salvador after officials warned that a U.S. military aircraft had spotted a potential tidal wave, sp...
21:28, 2019-11-11

UK PM Johnson to chair emergency meeting on flooding British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will chair a meeting of the government's emergency 'COBR' committee on Tuesday to discuss the response to floodi...
21:28, 2019-11-11

Ice loss causing Arctic to reflect less heat A loss of snow and ice cover are the main reasons for the reduction of the Arctic's albedo effect, not soot as had been previously thought....
21:24, 2019-11-11

El Salvador urges coastal population to higher ground on tsunami warning El Salvador's president Nayib Bukele on Monday urged the Central American country's coastal population to move to higher ground after the U.S. embass...
21:04, 2019-11-11

Parents in 'Total Disbelief' After Son Is Crushed to Death in Elevator Accident Tune into Inside Edition to learn more about how Sam Waisbren's grieving family is honoring him....
21:04, 2019-11-11

Substitute Teacher Arrested After Cellphone Video Allegedly Shows Her Repeatedly Punching Student The substitute teacher was immediately fired, according to a statement from the school district....
19:56, 2019-11-11

EDF halts Cruas nuclear reactors for tests after earthquake French utility EDF said on Monday it had temporarily stopped operating reactors 2, 3 and 4 of its Cruas nuclear plant in the Ardeche region, to carry...
19:52, 2019-11-11

Italian aerospace group Leonardo invests in solar-powered drones Italian defense and aerospace group Leonardo has invested in a company developing solar-powered drones potentially capable of unlimited flight with n...
19:52, 2019-11-11

Indigenous leader calls for EU action against firms over Brazil deforestation The European Union should consider sanctions for companies that source materials from protected Brazilian forest reservations and native lands, an in...
18:24, 2019-11-11

Earthquake hits southeast France, EDF checking two nuclear plants A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit southeast France on Monday, injuring four people, while French utility EDF said it was carrying out regulatory checks ...
17:56, 2019-11-11

EIB says too early to declare victory in battle to end fossil fuel funding It is too early to say the European Investment Bank (EIB) has won its battle to end funding of fossil fuel projects, the bank's president said on Mon...
17:56, 2019-11-11

New UN forestry project bids to help countries meet climate change commitments More than two dozen countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America are set to benefit from a UN project to help tackle climate change through better...
17:08, 2019-11-11

Ivory Coast drier spell, sun boost cocoa crop: farmers Below average rainfall mixed with long sunny spells last week in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa regions will improve growing conditions after weeks of w...
15:24, 2019-11-11

Bloodhound diary: Racing at over 500mph Land speed record holder Andy Green finally gets to drive the Bloodhound car across the Kalahari....
15:20, 2019-11-11

Australia Confronts ‘Catastrophic’ Fire Conditions An emergency was declared for all of New South Wales as risk warnings reached their highest possible level....
14:08, 2019-11-11

Bird of the Year: Rare anti-social penguin wins New Zealand poll The rare hoiho becomes the first penguin to take the title, after two weeks of "memes and trash-talk"....
12:48, 2019-11-11

Climate change: British Airways reviews 'fuel-tankering' over climate concerns A British Airways insider has revealed airlines deliberately fill planes with extra fuel to cut costs....
12:48, 2019-11-11

Dought-hit Zimbabwe readies mass wildlife migration Zimbabwe is planning an enforced mass migration of wildlife away from a park in the country's south, where thousands of animals are at risk of death ...
12:16, 2019-11-11

Thailand asks farmers not to grow off-season rice on drought worries The Thai government has asked farmers in 22 provinces to not grow off-season rice, as the country braced for a dry spell amid low water levels in mai...
12:16, 2019-11-11

Haze wraps India's capital again as air quality plummets Haze shrouded India's capital city again on Monday, with residents braving dangerous air quality to return to work after a weekend of clearer air and...
08:48, 2019-11-11

Climate change: Airlines accused of hypocrisy over 'fuel-tankering' A British Airways insider says the industry deliberately fills planes with extra fuel to save costs....
08:44, 2019-11-11

'Leave now': Australians urged to evacuate as 'catastrophic' fires loom Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia's east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate a...
07:32, 2019-11-11

Cyclone Bulbul death toll rises to 12 in Bangladesh, five fishermen missing The death toll from Cyclone Bulbul rose to 12 in Bangladesh and five fishermen are still missing, government officials said on Monday....
07:32, 2019-11-11

Australia extends review of Equinor Bight drilling plan Australia's offshore safety watchdog has asked Equinor ASA to modify its drilling plan before it can win approval to explore for oil and gas off Sout...
06:44, 2019-11-11

"Leave now": Australians urged to evacuate as "catastrophic" fires loom Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia's east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate a...
06:44, 2019-11-11

Japan weather bureau says 60% chance of no El Nino, La Nina through spring Japan's weather bureau said on Monday there is a 60% chance there will be no El Nino or La Nina from now through the northern hemisphere spring....
06:44, 2019-11-11

On Singles' Day, green groups warn of China's surge in packaging waste Accumulated waste from China's e-commerce and express delivery sectors stands to more than quadruple by 2025 unless action is taken to rein it in, gr...
04:48, 2019-11-11

Australia extends review of Equinor's Bight drilling plan Australia's offshore safety watchdog has asked Equinor ASA to modify its drilling plan before it can win approval to explore for oil and gas off Sout...
03:40, 2019-11-11

Australian authorities urge evacuations ahead of 'catastrophic' fire threat Authorities in Australia's Queensland and New South Wales states declared a state of emergency on Monday as the country's eastern region prepared for...
03:40, 2019-11-11

Durwood Zaelke: How your air conditioning could help to save the planet The man behind a key amendment to a major climate treaty thinks that he has a way to cool the Earth....
03:08, 2019-11-11

Climate change: Speed limits for ships can have 'massive' benefits Cutting the speed of ships by 20% can benefit health, protect whales and limit warming, say campaigners....
03:08, 2019-11-11

Climate change: Airlines accused of 'putting profit before planet' A British Airways insider says the industry deliberately fills planes with extra fuel to save costs....
03:08, 2019-11-11

Qantas joins IAG in pledge to slash emissions to counter climate change Qantas Airways Ltd on Monday pledged to slash its carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, joining British Airways owner IAG as the industry's response ...
01:36, 2019-11-11

Australia's east coast declares state of emergency amid 'catastrophic' fire threat Authorities in Australia's Queensland and New South Wales states on Monday declared a state of emergency as the country's eastern region prepared for...
01:36, 2019-11-11

The 'Preppy Killer' and the Tabloid Sensation Still Defining 1980s New York Today More than 30 years after Levin’s death and the crime that rattled the deadly decade of 1980s New York, the "Preppy Killer’s" story has been cemented ...
23:52, 2019-11-10

Why the Millionaire Co-Founder of Crossfit Bailed Out Her Accused Murderer Lover Lauren Jenai, who is divorced, says she has no qualms about having an accused killer around her children....
23:52, 2019-11-10

10-Year-Old Aims to Send 10K Care Packages in Christmas Stockings to Military Deployed for the Holidays Sawyer Hendrickson, better known as Miss Sawyer, has been sending care packages ever since her brother joined the Marines....
23:52, 2019-11-10

Qantas pledges to slash emissions as number of environmentally conscious travelers grows Qantas Airways pledged on Monday to slash its carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, which it said would make it only the second airline to do so, as ...
23:36, 2019-11-10

A dozen dead, fishermen missing after cyclone Bulbul lashes Bangladesh and India At least 13 people were killed in Bangladesh and India after cyclone Bulbul lashed coastal areas this weekend, though prompt evacuations saved many l...
17:00, 2019-11-10

Telling Stories to Battle Climate Change, With a Little Humor Thrown In The women who make the podcast “Mothers of Invention” stand apart in the field of climate communication....
14:56, 2019-11-10

Sinking suburban 'home' drifts down Thames in watery climate protest A floating mock-up of a typical British suburban home was seen slowly sinking into the Thames in central London on Sunday in a protest organized by E...
14:12, 2019-11-10

Russia releases last of captured whales into the wild Russian authorities said on Sunday they had completed the release of dozens of captured beluga whales whose plight sparked an appeal by Hollywood cel...
11:24, 2019-11-10

At Least 3 Dead as Fires Rage Across Eastern Australia Firefighters warned of dry, windy conditions to come, signaling an early start for what could be the country’s worst fire season in decades....
04:00, 2019-11-10

At Least 3 Dead as Fires Rage Across East Australia Firefighters warned of dry, windy conditions to come, signaling an early start for what could be the country’s worst fire season in decades....
03:40, 2019-11-10

Australian firefighters battle widespread blazes, brace for worse conditions Australian firefighters will spend Sunday trying to contain bushfires as authorities warn that widespread fire danger on Tuesday will stretch their a...
01:00, 2019-11-10

How One Woman Taught Her Dog to Talk The dog's owner, Christina Hunger, a speech pathologist, created a customized keyboard with 29 buttons for 29 words like “outside,” “park,” “beach” a...
20:04, 2019-11-09

The Secret Life of a Woman Who Ran an Underground Lottery in Detroit Growing up in Detroit, Bridgette Davis knew to keep her mom's work a secret, but in her new book, “The World According to Fannie Davis,” she document...
20:04, 2019-11-09

Bloodhound land speed car will be back racing next week Engineers think they understand why a heat sensor has been playing up on the superfast desert vehicle....
17:04, 2019-11-09

Bangladeshis hunker down in storm shelters as cyclone Bulbul nears Thousands of Bangladeshis, mostly women and children, huddled in shelters in southwestern coastal areas on Saturday as the country prepared for the e...
13:20, 2019-11-09

Interior Chief’s Lobbying Past Has Challenged the Agency’s Ethics Referees Since his arrival at the Interior Department, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has shown a willingness to press ethics lawyers for decisions that h...
11:12, 2019-11-09

This Is What Climate Change Sounds Like Scientists and artists hope the emotional power of music will help move people to act on the climate crisis....
11:12, 2019-11-09

Australian bushfires kill three, destroy at least 150 homes Three people have died, four are missing and at least 150 homes have been destroyed as bushfires rage across eastern Australia, authorities said on S...
11:08, 2019-11-09

At Least 2 Dead as Fires Rage Across East Australia Firefighters warned of dry, windy conditions to come, signaling an early start for what could be the country’s worst fire season in decades....
09:16, 2019-11-09

Scandinavian Wine? A Warming Climate Tempts Entrepreneurs Hotter weather is fueling efforts to create a commercial wine industry in Denmark, Norway and Sweden....
09:16, 2019-11-09

Two people dead and 150 homes destroyed in Australian bushfires Two people have died, five are missing and at least 150 homes have been destroyed as bushfires rage across eastern Australia, authorities said on Sat...
07:44, 2019-11-09

Two people found dead and 100 homes destroyed in Australian bushfires Two people have been found dead, seven are missing and at least 100 homes have been destroyed as bushfires rage across eastern Australia, authorities...
02:36, 2019-11-09

Why the Fed, Long Reticent, Has Started to Talk About Climate Change Severe weather carries economic and financial stability risks, officials say. The nation’s top economic authority is paying attention....
01:04, 2019-11-09

Where Michael Bloomberg Stands on the Issues Mr. Bloomberg has been an outspoken voice on gun control and climate change, but his views on taxes would put him on the conservative end of the Demo...
01:04, 2019-11-09

One person found dead and 100 homes destroyed in Australian bushfires One person has been found dead and at least 100 homes have been destroyed as bushfires rage across eastern Australia, authorities said on Saturday....
00:48, 2019-11-09

How to Fight the Flu This Winter Season Inside Edition teamed up with RxSaver by RetailMeNot and its medical expert, Dr. Holly Philips, to get tips on preventing the flu and the financial s...
23:00, 2019-11-08

How to Stay Safe When You're Alone at a Gas Station Aniah Blanchard's apparent abduction at a gas station is a good reminder to know how to keep yourself safe....
23:00, 2019-11-08

Friday's Daily Brief: Afghan mosque killings, Syrians flee violence, South Sudan floods, Ukraine human trafficking, antisemitism rises, Guterres on Mozambique poll A recap of Friday's main stories: Afghanistan mosque killings condemned by UN chief, Syrian civilians flee violence, thousands affected by flooding i...
22:40, 2019-11-08

Fed sees climate change shaping economy, policy The U.S. central bank signaled on Friday it may be getting ready to join international peers in incorporating climate change risk into its assessment...
22:24, 2019-11-08

Kitten Born With 2 Faces Finds Happy Home With Veterinarian: 'She Loves Life' The cat, named Duo, was born with a rare condition known as diprosopus, or craniofacial duplication....
21:52, 2019-11-08

Autumn chill, with Siberian express right behind it, to hit U.S. eastern states A mid-autumn chill in the northeastern United States on Friday and Saturday is only a mild foreshadow of the winter weather that will break dozens of...
20:12, 2019-11-08

Italian prime minister faces protester wrath at contested steel plant Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was met by angry locals when he visited Europe's largest steel plant on Friday after ArcelorMittal announced it...
20:12, 2019-11-08

Audio Messages After Mexico Ambush Reveal Family's Anguish: 'They're Gone and Dead' In the messages, sent through WhatsApp and obtained by several media outlets, relative Kendra Lee Miller starts to relay details....
20:00, 2019-11-08

Natural Gas or Renewables? New Orleans Choice Is Shadowed by Katrina Approval of a fossil-fuel plant was overturned after opponents were shut out of a meeting. Now the city has a new chance to consider energy economics...
19:56, 2019-11-08

Fed's Brainard says climate change poses 'profound' risks A top Federal Reserve policymaker on Friday signaled the U.S. central bank may join its international peers in incorporating climate change risk into...
18:44, 2019-11-08

What Chemical Made the Buffalo Wild Wings Employees Sick? One person is dead and 10 people were hospitalized when a worker at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Massachusetts used a highly concentrated form ...
17:52, 2019-11-08

'Dangerous' Suspect Arrested in Aniah Blanchard Disappearance, Alabama Teen Still Missing Ibraheem Yazeed, 30, has been charged with first-degree kidnapping, as the 19-year-old remains missing....
17:52, 2019-11-08

Heat sensor frustrates Bloodhound land speed car The British supercar cuts short its latest run because of temperature concerns but still clocks 481mph....
17:40, 2019-11-08

Worried by climate change, EU moves to end fossil fuel funding The European Union should phase out its funding of oil, gas and coal projects, EU finance ministers said in a joint statement on Friday, in a move th...
17:40, 2019-11-08

Rains bring some relief to surging deforestation in Brazil's Amazon The pace of surging deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest this year eased in October, government data showed on Friday, with the onset of the r...
16:16, 2019-11-08

Woman dies as downpours bring floods across central and northern England A woman was found dead in flood water on Friday after severe storms brought a month's rainfall in less than 24 hours to parts of central and northern...
15:52, 2019-11-08

Woman Sues Police After She Was Tasered While in a Restraint Chair The sheriff’s department told Inside Edition that deputies used the "minimal amount of force required to reduce violence and ensure safety."...
15:40, 2019-11-08

Mom Says She 'Threw Up' After Learning Her Nanny Gave Birth to Her 11-Year-Old Son's Baby Marissa Mowry, 28, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting Chris Campbell when he was 11 and then giving birth to his child in Oc...
15:40, 2019-11-08

Ukrainian Orphan Tells Dr. Phil She Is Not a Woman Masquerading as a Child Natalia Grace said on the "Dr. Phil" show that she is a 16-year-old girl, not a violent grown woman....
15:40, 2019-11-08

Michigan Woman Wanted Because of 2 Overdue Library Books She was accused of failing to return “Where the Sidewalk Ends” by Shel Silverstein and Elie Wiesel's “Night” trilogy....
15:40, 2019-11-08

Inside Edition Serves Up Makeovers for New Jersey Lunch Ladies The ladies were dressed head to toe in clothing from Macy’s and accessories from Burlington....
15:40, 2019-11-08

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard Disappearance Arrested on Kidnapping Charges Ibraheem Yazeed, 30, has been charged with first-degree kidnapping, as the 19-year-old remains missing....
15:40, 2019-11-08

Japan's Sakurajima volcano erupts in miles-high plume of ash: Kyodo Japan's Sakurajima volcano shot smoke and ash miles into the sky on Friday in its biggest eruption in more than three years, Kyodo News reported....
14:32, 2019-11-08

Montenegro's EPCG picks Chinese-led consortium for coal plant clean-up Montenegro's EPCG has picked a consortium led by China's Dongfang Electric International Corporation to reduce emissions from the utility's sole coal...
14:32, 2019-11-08

The Permian paradox: Texas shale players go green to drill more As the thirst for electricity to power drilling rigs in West Texas drives the state's energy needs to new highs, oil and gas companies are increasing...
14:32, 2019-11-08

Heavy rains slow EU winter crop sowings, disrupt maize harvest Heavy rains have delayed grain sowings in parts of the European Union with the situation particularly severe in Britain where they could trigger a si...
13:08, 2019-11-08

Norway wealth fund resumes work on blacklisting worst greenhouse gas emitters Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, will resume its work on blacklisting greenhouse gas emitters, a senior official told Reuters, ...
12:48, 2019-11-08

Residents told to leave homes as downpours bring floods across northern England Britain issued more than 100 flood warnings on Friday, with residents in parts of northern England advised to evacuate their homes amid concern that ...
12:24, 2019-11-08

World's worst air: India's pollution crisis in perspective Wildfires have raged across California for about a month and air problems persist in China, but no other place on Earth is battling the scale and sev...
12:24, 2019-11-08

New Orleans Battle Fought Anew: Fossil Fuel vs. Clean Power Approval of a natural-gas plant was overturned after opponents were shut out of a meeting. Now the city has a new chance to consider energy economics...
12:20, 2019-11-08

Australian bushfires wipe out half of koala colony, threaten more Bushfires have wiped out about half the koalas living on a coastal reserve in New South Wales, experts estimated on Friday, as a record number of int...
12:04, 2019-11-08

Magnitude 5.9 quake off Apia, Samoa, no reports of damage A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck around 250 km (150 miles) south-southwest of Apia, Samoa, on Friday, but local workers said there had so far been l...
12:04, 2019-11-08

No apologies: Africans say their need for oil cash outweighs climate concerns A handful of protesters on the ground floor of the cavernous Cape Town International Convention Centre spread fake oil on the ground and chanted, dem...
12:04, 2019-11-08

Trapped and helpless: How families are fighting Delhi's pollution horror When a toxic smog darkened the skies over the Indian capital last weekend and air pollution peaked to its highest levels this year, Nabeela Moinuddin...
12:04, 2019-11-08

Magnitude 6.2 quake off Apia, Samoa: USGS An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 237 km (150 miles) south-southwest of Apia, Samoa, on Friday, the United States Geological Survey said....
11:28, 2019-11-08

Climate change: Sea ice loss linked to spread of deadly virus Scientists say the decline of Arctic sea ice is connected to the spread of disease among marine mammals....
11:16, 2019-11-08

Australian bushfires intensify, residents told to leave Towns were evacuated and hundreds of residents told to flee on Friday as a record number of emergency-level bushfires raged across two Australian sta...
11:04, 2019-11-08

Iran quake kills at least six, injures 300: TV A strong earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck northwestern Iran on Friday, killing at least six people and injuring more than 300, according to Iranian...
11:04, 2019-11-08

Rare permit for Keystone oil pipeline in spotlight after spills The massive Keystone pipeline has been transporting oil from Canada to the United States at a higher-than-standard level of pressure since it started...
07:52, 2019-11-08

Most Japan firms affected by typhoons, want Abe govt. to spend more: Reuters survey Three quarters of Japanese companies have been hurt by a string of natural disasters over the past two years, suffering damage to factories, office b...
06:08, 2019-11-08

Year's most destructive California wildfire declared extinguished after two weeks California's biggest, most ruinous wildfire this year, a wind-driven blaze that scorched 120 square miles (310 square kilometers) of Sonoma County wi...
05:16, 2019-11-08

Singapore pushes shipping industry to use cleaner fuels to reduce carbon emissions Singapore is pushing the shipping industry to use cleaner fuels such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a bid to reduce the city state's carbon emissi...
05:16, 2019-11-08

Quake in northwestern Iran kills four, injures 70: reports An earthquake in northwestern Iran killed at least four people and injured 70 early on Friday, according to Iranian media reports quoting officials....
03:52, 2019-11-08

Survivors cling to hope in Paradise, year after California's deadliest wildfire For Earl Cummings, the psychological scars remain raw a year after California's deadliest wildfire raced across a mountain ridge and destroyed the to...
03:52, 2019-11-08

France scraps plans for $3.3 billion Franco-Chinese shopping mall near Paris French President Emmanuel Macron has decided to scrap a 3 billion euro ($3.32 billion) shopping and leisure complex project that French retail group ...
03:04, 2019-11-08

Africa must quadruple power investment to supply electricity for all, IEA says African countries will need to quadruple their rate of investment in their power sectors for the next two decades to bring reliable electricity to al...
02:20, 2019-11-08

U.S. Justice Department issues subpoenas to automakers in California emissions probe The U.S. Justice Department has issued civil subpoenas to four major automakers, demanding that they disclose details on a deal struck with Californi...
02:20, 2019-11-08

Most Japan firms affected by typhoons, want Abe government to spend more: Reuters survey Three quarters of Japanese companies have been hurt by a string of natural disasters over the past two years, suffering damage to factories, office b...
01:04, 2019-11-08

Magnitude 5.8 quake hits northwestern Iran -USGS A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but Iranian state TV said there were no immedia...
01:04, 2019-11-08

Keystone oil pipeline expected to be partially restarted early next week: sources TC Energy Corp estimates the Keystone oil pipeline can be partially restarted anytime from Sunday to Tuesday, pending regulatory approval, after a mo...
00:36, 2019-11-08

Grain traders oppose Brazil's soy ban to protect savannah Global grain traders are against banning soy purchases from newly deforested areas of Brazil's savannah region, that would duplicate a similar morato...
00:36, 2019-11-08

U.S. Justice Department issues civil subpoenas to automakers in California emissions deal probe The U.S. Justice Department has issued civil subpoenas in its antitrust investigation into four major automakers’ voluntary agreement with California...
00:36, 2019-11-08

At 88, Agnes Denes Finally Gets the Retrospective She Deserves She set out to change humanity. Now a superbly installed survey at the Shed charts this visionary artist’s 50-year journey....
23:08, 2019-11-07

Exxon's lawyer calls lawsuit a 'cruel joke' as climate change fraud trial ends Lawyers for New York state and Exxon Mobil Corp delivered closing arguments in a closely watched trial accusing the oil company of hiding from invest...
19:28, 2019-11-07

The Baymen’s Nightmare: All the Scallops Are Dead There have been lean years in Peconic Bay, on Long Island. But fishermen have never seen a failed harvest like this one....
19:04, 2019-11-07

A 'green interest rate?' Fed digs into climate change economics In their deliberations on monetary policy, Federal Reserve policymakers need to consider many factors, but up to now, climate change has not been one...
19:00, 2019-11-07

Nine EU countries call for European aviation tax to curb emissions Nine European Union states have called on the bloc's incoming executive Commission to introduce an EU-wide tax on aviation so as to charge a pollutin...
18:40, 2019-11-07

Hurricane Tweet That Angered Trump Wasn’t About Trump, Forecasters Say Meteorologists were addressing public concern, not the president's tweets, when they assured Alabamians that a hurricane would not hit them, accordin...
17:52, 2019-11-07

How Kid Survivors of Mexico Ambush Are Healing After Moms, Siblings Gunned Down More details are being revealed about how those kids got to safety after all three mothers were killed....
17:40, 2019-11-07

Dry, hot weather threatens South African grain crops Farmers in South Africa are concerned that a drought and hot weather could delay the coming season's plantings of grain crops and damage yields....
17:40, 2019-11-07

Tackle climate change or face funding pressure, gas conference told Investments in gas projects could dry up if the industry fails to demonstrate quickly that it is tackling climate change, a European gas conference h...
17:40, 2019-11-07

Nine EU countries call for a European aviation tax to curb emissions Nine European Union states have called on the bloc's incoming Commission to introduce a EU-wide tax on aviation, in order to charge a polluting indus...
17:24, 2019-11-07

Austria's OMV sees potential in underground carbon storage to fight global warming Austrian oil and gas group OMV aims to reduce its own carbon emissions by trapping CO2 underground and could offer the same storage solution to clien...
16:20, 2019-11-07

Identical Twins With Breast Cancer Learn a Burden Shared Is a Burden Halved The Michigan twins battled cancer and now help others in their fight against the dreaded disease....
15:52, 2019-11-07

Factbox: Lawsuits over climate change proliferate across the United States A trial in which Exxon Mobil Corp stands accused of defrauding investors out of up to $1.6 billion by hiding the true cost of climate change regulati...
13:36, 2019-11-07

Exxon's climate change fraud trial to wrap up in New York Lawyers for New York state and Exxon Mobil Corp will make closing arguments on Friday in the closely watched trial in the state's lawsuit charging th...
13:36, 2019-11-07

Canada's Maple Leaf Foods says turns carbon neutral Maple Leaf Foods Inc has turned carbon neutral, the Canadian meat producer said on Thursday, amid rising demand worldwide from investors and public t...
13:36, 2019-11-07

Philippines' Duterte warms to idea of banning plastics Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has proposed banning plastic, his spokesman said on Thursday, which could provide the impetus needed for the Con...
12:36, 2019-11-07

Taking a Different Approach to Fighting Climate Change The research of Narasimha Rao, a Yale professor, shows that reducing inequality could improve our ability to mitigate some of the worst effects on th...
11:32, 2019-11-07

New Zealand passes law aiming for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 New Zealand has placed itself on the right side of history in the battle against climate change, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday, afte...
09:04, 2019-11-07

The 'Bloodhound' supercar aiming to break the land speed record The BBC met the driver of Bloodhound - part racing car and part spaceship - during testing in South Africa....
07:48, 2019-11-07

Australia offers drought ravaged farmers up to $688 million in cheap loans Australia will offer farmers hurt by drought up to A$1 billion ($688.10 million) in cheap loans, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, as t...
05:00, 2019-11-07

China targets individual behavior with 'green living' campaign China launched a national "green living" campaign on Wednesday to urge people to cut waste, save water and plant trees as part of a broader effort to...
04:16, 2019-11-07

Australia to offer farmers hurt by drought up to $688 million in cheap loans Australia will offer farmers hurt by drought up to A$1 billion ($688.10 million) in cheap loans, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to announc...
04:16, 2019-11-07

BP invests in city transportation app Whim BP is investing 10 million euros ($11.08 million) in Finnish transportation app Whim as the oil and gas company seeks to expand its role in a future ...
02:56, 2019-11-07

Brazil adds four other tankers as suspects for oil spill After initially naming only one ship, Brazilian authorities have added four more tankers as suspects in the investigation into the source of oil tarr...
01:12, 2019-11-07

Australia to offer farmers hurt by drought up to $688 million in cheap loans, grants Australia will offer farmers hurt by drought up to A$1 billion ($688.10 million) in cheap loans and grants, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected...
00:56, 2019-11-07

China's Yangtze region facing severe drought, affecting production: report The middle and lower reaches of China's Yangtze river are suffering from the most severe drought in 40 years, with temperatures up to 3 degrees Celsi...
00:56, 2019-11-07

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to try to resolve dam dispute by January 15: Treasury The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agreed on Wednesday to work toward a comprehensive and sustainable agreement on the filling and op...
00:56, 2019-11-07

Brazil cancels decree barring sugarcane cultivation in the Amazon Brazil has canceled a 10-year-old ban on sugarcane cultivation in its Amazon rainforest and central wetlands, the government gazette said on Wednesda...
23:44, 2019-11-06

‘Everyone needs to do more’ to help suffering Venezuelans, says UN Emergency Relief Coordinator “Ordinary women, men and children face overwhelming challenges” just to survive in Venezuela today, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock said...
23:12, 2019-11-06

Program using cocoa trees to restore Amazon forest to be expanded A program that uses cocoa plantations, in combination with other types of trees, to guarantee income to the local population while restoring lost Ama...
23:12, 2019-11-06

Millennials cheer New Zealand lawmaker's 'OK, Boomer' remark A 25-year-old New Zealand lawmaker's "OK, Boomer" response in parliament when heckled by an older colleague is being cheered by millennials around th...
23:12, 2019-11-06

Climate risks, opportunities, to be major markets factor in 2020 Climate change will impact assets stretching from U.S. municipal bonds to renewable energy stocks in India, adding another layer of volatility to glo...
23:12, 2019-11-06

Palestine refugee agency chief resigns amidst mismanagement probe The Commissioner-General for the UN relief and works agency serving Palestine refugees, UNRWA, resigned on Wednesday, hours after the UN announced pr...
22:56, 2019-11-06

911 Supervisor Might Have Failed by Streaming Netflix While Shooting Victim Called for Help: Investigation Coral Spring Police Sgt. Carla Kmiotek told Inside Edition that while the movie was playing at the supervisor's workstation, she had five monitors, m...
22:32, 2019-11-06

How a Prison Guard Says a Woman Who Murdered Her 2 Young Kids Charmed Him Into a Relationship Twenty-five years ago, Smith, who looked like she could have been a soccer mom, committed a crime that shocked the nation....
21:52, 2019-11-06

10-Year-Old Suffered Brain Injury in 'Horrific' Fall From Indoor Zip Line: Lawsuit Kimberly Barnes’ son was at a birthday party on Sept. 1 at Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park in Lakeland, Florida, when the accident happened....
21:52, 2019-11-06

U Tun Lwin, Who Warned of Deadly Myanmar Cyclone, Dies at 71 “The people’s weatherman” said his forecasts had been played down by the government. At least 140,000 people perished in one of the most calamitous s...
20:56, 2019-11-06

U.S. Supreme Court justices seek compromise in Hawaii water pollution case U.S. Supreme Court justices across the political spectrum appeared to be searching for a compromise on Wednesday as they considered an important envi...
20:40, 2019-11-06

Confidence high in Bloodhound land speed record team The UK-led challenge to the land speed record clocks 501mph in the Kalahari Desert of South Africa....
20:32, 2019-11-06

RockCreek CEO looks for profit in renewables, affordable housing The RockCreek Group plans to raise close to $1 billion for a new climate-related private equity fund, part of a broader bet that socially responsible...
20:12, 2019-11-06

'I do my engineering in high heels not a hard hat' The Royal Academy of Engineering wants to demolish stereotypes and attract more women to the industry....
19:48, 2019-11-06

Coca-Cola chooses plastic bottle collection over aluminum cans to cut carbon footprint Coca-Cola is committed to collecting and recycling plastic bottles rather than switching to aluminum cans as the world's largest soft drinks maker se...
19:32, 2019-11-06

EU eyes financial stress tests over climate risks: Dombrovskis The European Commission is considering stress tests and measures to force financial firms to raise their buffers against climate-change risks, the EU...
19:32, 2019-11-06

'Astonishing' fossil ape discovery revealed Fossils of a newly-discovered ancient ape could give clues to how walking on two feet evolved....
19:16, 2019-11-06

General election 2019: Greens call for £100bn a year for climate action Co-leader Sian Berry urges £100bn a year to be spent on climate action at the party's campaign launch....
18:28, 2019-11-06

Amazon's rising air shipments fly in the face of climate plan Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has plans to slash greenhouse gas emissions from the online retailer's delivery operations....
18:16, 2019-11-06

Heavy rains, flooding displace hundred of thousands in East Africa Heavy rains and floods have killed more than 50 people and forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes across East Africa as researchers ...
18:16, 2019-11-06

Lady Gaga Says Intimate Bradley Cooper Duet at Oscars Was 'Orchestrated' to Make it Seem They Were in Love As the world pondered whether the pair were "far from the shallow" in real life, Lady Gaga said she and Bradley Cooper figured, "I guess we did a goo...
18:12, 2019-11-06