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2019-09-20

Students begin global climate strike with message for governments: Do your job Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders...
08:48, 2019-09-20

Torrential Imelda rains kill 2, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Tropical Storm Imelda dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, killing at least two people, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds from floode...
07:12, 2019-09-20

Argentine farmers 'sailing without a compass' amid political uncertainty, dry weather Unusually dry weather is making Argentine farmers nervous as they wait for October rains to revive parched corn crops, adding to uncertainty around n...
07:12, 2019-09-20

Young climate strikers 'drop dead' at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government ac...
07:12, 2019-09-20

Asia-Pacific students kick off global climate strike with message for government: Do your job Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders...
07:12, 2019-09-20

China to set stricter targets for polluting cities in heating season China's environment ministry said on Friday that the anti-pollution campaign for this year's autumn-winter heating season will set stricter emissions...
07:12, 2019-09-20

Australian students kick off global climate strike with message for government: Do your job Thousands of school students walked out of their classrooms and onto Australian streets on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders...
05:56, 2019-09-20

Cut air pollution to fight climate change - UN The global effort to tackle emissions will be debated at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York....
02:44, 2019-09-20

Climate change: Arctic expedition to drift in sea-ice for a year Germany will embed its Polarstern research ship in sea-ice for a year-long study of the climate....
02:44, 2019-09-20

Teen Held Without Bail in Fatal Stabbing Taped By Students Who Didn't Help: Cops The 16-year-old New York student was beaten and stabbed while classmates took video, police said....
01:24, 2019-09-20

1.1 Million Can Skip School for Climate Protest New York City will not penalize those who attend global youth climate strikes on Friday, Sept. 20....
01:16, 2019-09-20

Climate Strike N.Y.C.: Teachers Barred From Attending Protest The decision underlines the difficulties in separating the politics of climate change from teaching about the science of it....
01:16, 2019-09-20

'Very engaged' Trump talks biofuels policy with U.S. oil-state senators President Donald Trump on Thursday discussed biofuels policy with senators from U.S. oil states, including Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, who said t...
00:56, 2019-09-20

Main IKEA retailer expects to exceed renewable energy goal by year's end Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores, will by year's end to exceed its 2020 target to produce as much renewable energy as the energy it consumes,...
00:56, 2019-09-20

Germany eyes carbon price of 30 euros a tonne in transportation, housing: sources German government officials are discussing the introduction of a carbon emission price of roughly 30 euros a tonne for the transport and housing sect...
00:20, 2019-09-20

U.S. generation of renewable fuel credits falls in August: EPA The United States generated fewer renewable fuel blending credits in August than in July, the Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday....
00:20, 2019-09-20

Germany expects tough EU talks on energy taxes to counter climate change Germany expects tough negotiations on the introduction of new energy taxes in the European Union, a senior official said on Thursday, as the bloc con...
00:20, 2019-09-20

Torrential Imelda rains kill one, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Authorities reported the first death linked to Tropical Storm Imelda, which dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, while rescuers in boats pu...
23:56, 2019-09-19

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or direct...
23:56, 2019-09-19

Imelda weakens into open wave: NHC Imelda has weakened into an open wave and flash flood watches were in effect for parts of eastern Texas and western Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurr...
23:56, 2019-09-19

'20/20' Examines Mandy Stavik Murder and How a Cup and Coke Can Solved the 30-Year-Old Case Former neighbor Timothy Bass was convicted after a co-worker pulled his cup and Coke can from trash....
23:52, 2019-09-19

Travelers Claim Luxe 'Black Yacht Week' Was Actually a Nightmare of Fyre Festival Proportions The "luxury yacht" cruise was supposed to supply fine wine and meals, but travelers said they got PB...
23:52, 2019-09-19

Woman Wins $3.2 Million in Revenge Porn Case After Ex Shared Nude Photo of Her Online "Why did somebody who loved me and married me do something like this to hurt me ... not just me, the kids?" Elizabeth Clark asked Inside Edition....
23:52, 2019-09-19

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take...
23:28, 2019-09-19

Storm disrupts U.S. Gulf Coast energy operations from refineries to terminals Energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday, as flooding forced a major refinery, a key oil pipeli...
23:08, 2019-09-19

TC Energy shuts oil line as flooding disrupts U.S. Gulf terminals: traders TC Energy Corp's Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast te...
22:32, 2019-09-19

Torrential Imelda rains flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Rescuers in boats pulled people from flooded Houston-area homes, the city's airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost p...
22:32, 2019-09-19

Exxon shuts Beaumont, Texas refinery, others cut back due to storm: sources Exxon Mobil Corp shut its 369,024 barrel per day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, crude oil refinery on Thursday because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda...
21:48, 2019-09-19

‘Worse Than Anyone Expected’: Air Travel Emissions Vastly Outpace Predictions The findings put pressure on airline executives and regulators to take stronger action to fight climate change as they prepare for a summit next week...
21:40, 2019-09-19

Locked in the Ice, This Ship Will Study an Arctic Hit Hard by Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arc...
21:40, 2019-09-19

Security Council: Two draft resolutions, zero consensus on ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib The UN Security Council on Thursday failed to reach consensus on either of two competing resolutions on a cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Syria: t...
21:24, 2019-09-19

Maine Woman Arrested in Death of 1-Year-Old Daughter After Allegedly Rubbing Heroin Residue on Her Gums Little Jordynn was pronounced dead in October 2018 after being found unresponsive in her mother’s Bangor home. The Maine medical examiner determined ...
21:12, 2019-09-19

Lorena weakens from hurricane, dumps rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Storm Lorena weakened slightly as it lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy wind and rain on Thursday, including the seaside getaway of Pu...
20:48, 2019-09-19

Bird numbers plunge in U.S. and Canada with people to blame From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% populat...
20:48, 2019-09-19

Valero Port Arthur, Texas refinery cuts production due to storm: sources Valero Energy Corp's 335,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery cut production on Thursday because of flooding around the refinery, sa...
19:56, 2019-09-19

Bermuda avoids major damage from Hurricane Humberto, cleanup crews get to work Cleanup crews in Bermuda were busy at work on Thursday after Hurricane Humberto grazed the island, which escaped major harm despite winds that reache...
19:56, 2019-09-19

Are Aliens Even Interested in Us? And Other Reasons We Shouldn't Storm Area 51 Dr. Kelsey Johnson of the University of Virginia said it's extremely likely there is other intelligent life in the universe, but where is it?...
19:44, 2019-09-19

Amazon Accelerates Efforts to Fight Climate Change Pledging that the retailer would be carbon neutral by 2040, Jeff Bezos, the C.E.O., said it was ordering 100,000 electric delivery trucks....
19:36, 2019-09-19

Exxon shuts Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding: sources Exxon Mobil Corp has shut its 369,024 barrel per day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, crude oil refinery because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, source...
19:04, 2019-09-19

Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change Nature is “one of the most effective ways” of combatting climate change and should be part of every country’s climate strategy according to the Execu...
18:44, 2019-09-19

Timeline: Trump aims to end half century of California regulating car pollution The Trump administration said on Thursday it was revoking California's power to set its own fuel efficiency laws, a move that could lead to legal bat...
18:28, 2019-09-19

Storm halts flights into Houston, city braces for torrential Imelda rains All flights into Houston's international airport, one of the busiest in the United States, were halted on Tuesday as Tropical Depression Imelda inund...
18:28, 2019-09-19

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is a...
18:28, 2019-09-19

France persuades Germany to consider EU carbon border tax France has convinced Germany to look into a European carbon border tax to protect companies investing in green technology from emission-intensive com...
18:28, 2019-09-19

U.S. biofuel credits slump ahead of Trump meeting with senators: traders U.S. biofuel blending credits fell sharply on Thursday ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and senators from oil states, who are oppose...
18:28, 2019-09-19

U.S. biofuel credits fall more than 10% ahead of Trump meeting with U.S. senators: traders U.S. biofuel credits on Thursday fell more than 10% ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and senators to discuss biofuels policy, trader...
17:56, 2019-09-19

Vessel traffic halted on Beaumont, Texas Ship Channel: U.S. Coast Guard Ship pilots stopped moving vessels along the Beaumont, Texas, Ship Channel due to severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Imelda, said the U.S. Coast...
17:56, 2019-09-19

CO2 goals to complicate PSA, Renault labor talks Renault and PSA Group face a potential stand-off with French workers worried that an industry drive to meet EU emissions targets will fuel demands ...
17:56, 2019-09-19

Hurricane Jerry forms in the Atlantic: U.S. NHC Hurricane Jerry has formed in the Atlantic and is expected to strengthen during the next day before some weakening begins this weekend, the U.S. Nati...
17:56, 2019-09-19

Montenegro scraps plan for new coal power plant on environment worries Montenegro has scrapped plans to add a 254 megawatt (MW) unit at the Pljevlja coal-fired power plant, becoming the first Western Balkan nation to tak...
17:56, 2019-09-19

Amazon vows to being carbon neutral by 2040; will buy 100,000 EVs Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the online retailer to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said it would order 1...
17:56, 2019-09-19

U.S. settles with machinery and engineering companies over Clean Air Act violations The U.S. Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency reached a $47 million settlement with Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc...
17:56, 2019-09-19

Humberto weakens to category 2 Atlantic hurricane: U.S. NHC Humberto has weakened to a category 2 Atlantic hurricane and is expected to become a powerful extra-tropical cyclone later on Thursday, the U.S. Nati...
17:56, 2019-09-19

Dad Who Killed Daughters So They Wouldn't Know He'd Murdered Their Mom Gets Life in Prison Jacob Forman said he'd killed them because he didn't want them to grow up and know he murdered their mother....
17:52, 2019-09-19

11-Year-Old Who Lost Leg to Cancer Trains With Famous Tap-Dancing Amputee Abri Bentley, 11, said learning about Evan Ruggiero's own battle with cancer and amputation helped her through hard times....
17:28, 2019-09-19

Torrential rains from storm Imelda submerge parts of southeast Texas Dangerous flash floods inundated parts of southeastern Texas on Thursday as Tropical Depression Imelda dumped the last of its rains, with the Nationa...
17:00, 2019-09-19

Exxon shutting Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding: sources Exxon Mobil Corp began shutting its 369,024 barrel-per-day (bpd) crude oil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, on Thursday morning because of flooding from...
17:00, 2019-09-19

Exxon shuts Beaumont, Texas chemical plant: company Exxon Mobil Corp shut the chemical plant at its Beaumont, Texas, refining and petrochemical complex on Thursday morning because of flooding from Tro...
17:00, 2019-09-19

Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any f...
17:00, 2019-09-19

Amazon vows to meet goals of Paris climate agreement by 2040 Amazon.com Inc is due to sign a pledge to meet the goals of the Paris Climate agreement by 2040 and be net carbon neutral, 10 years ahead of schedule...
17:00, 2019-09-19

Amazon Pledges to Be Carbon Neutral by 2040 To help meet its goal, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive, said the company was ordering 100,000 electric delivery trucks....
16:44, 2019-09-19

Panda autopsy preparations at Thai zoo as Chinese experts arrive Chinese panda experts and Thai officials on Thursday began preparing for an autopsy of beloved giant panda Chuang Chuang, who died unexpectedly this ...
15:56, 2019-09-19

Hurricane Lorena dumps heavy rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and strong winds early on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular beach ...
15:56, 2019-09-19

Exxon may shut Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding : sources Exxon Mobil Corp may shut the 369,024 barrel per day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, refinery because of flooding, sources familiar with plant operations said...
15:56, 2019-09-19

Factbox: Merkel's coalition finalizes German landmark climate plan German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europe'...
15:56, 2019-09-19

Germany faces test of green credentials with new climate plan The German government prepared on Thursday for all-night talks on a new climate policy that will determine whether Berlin is serious about engineerin...
15:56, 2019-09-19

Trump administration bars California from requiring cleaner cars The Trump administration said on Thursday it is revoking California's authority to set its own auto tailpipe emissions standards and to require some ...
14:32, 2019-09-19

A Revolution in Brittany: Mayors Defy French State to Ban Pesticides A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed h...
14:12, 2019-09-19

Palm oil to blame for 39% of forest loss in Borneo since 2000 : study The palm oil industry was responsible for at least 39% of forest loss on the biodiversity-rich island of Borneo between 2000 and 2018, data from a re...
14:12, 2019-09-19

A Revolution in France: Mayors Fight Pesticides A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed h...
13:32, 2019-09-19

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from gove...
13:24, 2019-09-19

Trump administration to tell California: You can't make clean car rules The Trump administration on Thursday is expected to revoke California's authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards...
12:44, 2019-09-19

Indonesia haze: What it's like breathing in Asia's hazardous smoke Authorities have tried to clamp down on the fires causing the annual haze - so why is it still happening?...
12:12, 2019-09-19

Nigeria becomes Africa's staging ground for the illegal pangolin trade with Asia In a rubble-strewn storage lot in the sprawling Nigerian port city of Lagos, customs agents crack open a shipping container crammed with scales from ...
12:08, 2019-09-19

Singapore F1 organizers stock up on anti-smog masks Singapore Grand Prix organizers are stocking up on disposable face masks to sell to spectators if the worst air pollution in three years threatens to...
12:08, 2019-09-19

Fast facts about the smoky haze smothering Southeast Asia During Southeast Asia's dry season, farmers in Indonesia and other countries clear land using fire, often for palm and wood pulp plantations, with fl...
12:08, 2019-09-19

Are cities bad for the environment? Cities have a bad reputation for pollution but - in terms of climate change - that might be unfair....
10:37, 2019-09-19

Singapore Grand Prix organizers stock up on anti-smog masks Singapore Grand Prix organizers are stocking up on disposable face masks to potentially sell to spectators as the worst air pollution in three years ...
09:40, 2019-09-19

Malaysia to push Southeast Asian nations for long-term solution to smog Malaysia will push its Southeast Asian neighbors to strengthen cooperation in finding a long-term solution for smog wafted across the region from fo...
09:40, 2019-09-19

Tropical storm Jerry likely to become a hurricane later today: NHC Tropical storm Jerry is expected to strengthen into a hurricane later on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory....
09:24, 2019-09-19

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burned both his tractor an...
09:24, 2019-09-19

Indonesia to push back palm replanting target beyond 2025 Indonesia could take at least 12 years to complete a program of replanting palm-growing areas after a farm ministry official said it was revising dow...
08:08, 2019-09-19

Tonga holds state funeral for climate change campaigner PM Tonga observed a day of national mourning on Thursday for the state funeral of Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, known as a pro-democracy and climate c...
08:08, 2019-09-19

Trump says EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless U.S. President Donald Trump said the Environmental Protection Agency will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco on its home...
08:08, 2019-09-19

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new ca...
08:08, 2019-09-19

Lorena strengthens into hurricane off coast of Colima, Mexico Storm Lorena became a category one hurricane on Wednesday off Mexico's Pacific coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, as heavy rains a...
07:04, 2019-09-19

Large parts of Bermuda plunged into darkness as Hurricane Humberto whips island Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging nearly the whole Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm ...
06:24, 2019-09-19

Lorena strengthens into hurricane off coast of Colima, Mexico: NHC Storm Lorena strengthened to a hurricane on Thursday just offshore of Colima, Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said....
06:24, 2019-09-19

Trump directs EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco on its...
04:36, 2019-09-19

Large parts of Bermuda plunged into darkness as Hurricane Humberto clips island Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging half of the Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipp...
03:00, 2019-09-19

Climate change: Rugby World Cup highlights injustice Pacific nations bearing brunt of climate inaction by Australia, US and hosts Japan says Christian Aid study....
02:24, 2019-09-19

How Do You Fix … All of It? A group of leaders in business, politics and academia gathered to try to solve problems from student debt to carbon emissions. Here are their recomme...
02:20, 2019-09-19

Britain launches first major auction for offshore wind leases in a decade Britain has launched its first major auction of offshore wind farm leases in a decade, offering sites with the combined potential to power more than ...
02:00, 2019-09-19

Greta Thunberg to U.S. Congress on climate change: 'Wake up' Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a strong message to U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday: "W...
01:28, 2019-09-19

Houston-area refineries run through tropical storm: sources Refineries in the Houston area remained in operation through the first night of Tropical Storm Imelda's passage across southeast Texas, sources famil...
00:52, 2019-09-19

Trump fight on California auto emissions could outlast presidency The expected legal battle over President Donald Trump's plan to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle emissions standards separate from ...
00:52, 2019-09-19

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase ...
00:08, 2019-09-19

ECB should take climate change into account - Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau sai...
23:44, 2019-09-18

As Amazon burns, 230 big investors call on firms to protect world's rainforests With widespread fires wreaking havoc on the Amazon, over 200 investors representing some $16.2 trillion under management on Wednesday called on compa...
23:16, 2019-09-18

From recycled leather to natural dyes, fashion tries to limit environmental damage Fashion is supposed to make you look and feel good, and the apparel industry is finally making efforts to have the same effect on the planet....
22:36, 2019-09-18

Tropical Storm Lorena threatens to dump rain on Mexico's Los Cabos Tropical Storm Lorena threatened to strike Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday, as it gathered strength and barreled t...
22:12, 2019-09-18

Trump and California go to war over clean cars U.S. President Donald Trump the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emiss...
21:40, 2019-09-18

Giving birth two million years ago was 'relatively easy' Why is human childbirth so long and difficult? Scientists may have the answer from studying fossils....
21:32, 2019-09-18

South Carolina Woman Who Said She Was Too 'Pretty' for Jail Gets No Time Behind Bars Lauren Cutshaw begged for mercy when she was arrested for DUI, calling herself a "very clean, thoroughbred, white girl," according to a police report...
21:24, 2019-09-18

Man Proposes in Times Square While Wearing Pikachu Costume Meng Wang, 25, was confused when a Pikachu took his head off after she finished taking a picture with him....
21:24, 2019-09-18

Climate change: Warming to drive 'robust increase' in UK flooding A new study shows that there's a higher probability for extreme flooding on UK coasts as global temperatures rise....
21:04, 2019-09-18

'Sandy Hook' and 'Columbine' Sweatshirts With Bullet Holes Cause Controversy During NYFW Designers for the New York City-based fashion brand Bstroy said the items were meant to make a bold statement....
21:00, 2019-09-18

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehens...
20:24, 2019-09-18

UN summits urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase ...
20:24, 2019-09-18

Teen Girl Arrested for Allegedly Threatening to Shoot '400 People' at Her Former High School 'for Fun:' Report Alexis Wilson, 18, allegedly showed a co-worker at a local pizzeria videos of herself shooting a newly purchased rifle and spoke about her idea to op...
20:12, 2019-09-18

5 Toddlers Born Within 2-Week Span Have Adorable Photo Shoot Every Year The girls — Aurora, Olive, Haven, Lyla and Aubrey — are all 3 years old and their moms all know each other....
20:12, 2019-09-18

How to Cool a Planet With Extraterrestrial Dust A study of fossil meteorites suggests that a distant asteroid collision once sent Earth into an ice age....
20:12, 2019-09-18

France Didn’t Ban Pesticides Near Towns. So Mayors Are Doing It Themselves. A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed h...
20:12, 2019-09-18

Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California's power to require cleaner cars U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California's authority to require automakers to bu...
20:04, 2019-09-18

Meltwater from Greenland could raise sea level an extra 7 centimetres Melting and refreezing is turning the absorbent surface snow of Greenland into solid ice, an effect that could contribute to sea level rises...
19:44, 2019-09-18

Italy plans to cut polluting tax breaks by 10% a year : document The Italian government plans to cut tax expenditures subsidising environmentally harmful activities by 10% each year starting in 2020, according to a...
19:40, 2019-09-18

German carbon pricing plan may cost DAX companies billions: report Germany's blue-chip companies could face billions of euros in costs to cut carbon emissions under a climate protection plan due to be unveiled by the...
18:48, 2019-09-18

ECB should take climate change into account: Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau sai...
18:48, 2019-09-18

Storm Lorena threatens to dump heavy rain on Mexican Pacific resorts Tropical storm Lorena threatened to strike Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday morning, as it gathered strength and ba...
18:24, 2019-09-18

Bermuda braces for approach of major hurricane Humberto Bermuda residents boarded up windows of homes and businesses on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto became a major storm on route the Atlantic archipelag...
18:24, 2019-09-18

Greta Thunberg to Congress: 'Don't listen to me. Listen to the scientists' Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a short and direct message before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don’t want you t...
18:24, 2019-09-18

Germany wants to cap next EU budget at 1%, seeks more funds for climate and migration (This September 16 story has been refiled to clarify that document's contents were first reported by Politico)...
17:56, 2019-09-18

Nigeria's diesel-dependent economy braces for clean-fuel rules Nigeria's frenetic commercial capital, Lagos, is plunged into darkness several times a day. Then its generators roar, and the lights flood back on....
17:56, 2019-09-18

Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California waiver to require cleaner cars U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California's waiver that allows it to require automak...
17:56, 2019-09-18

Houston-area refineries see only minor problems from storm : sources Refineries in the Houston area suffered only minor problems in the first night of Tropical Storm Imelda's passage across the southeast Texas, sources...
17:00, 2019-09-18

Chinese experts to probe panda Chuang Chuang's death in Thai zoo Animal experts from China are to arrive at a Thai zoo on Thursday to investigate the unexpected death of a giant panda in the northern city of Chiang...
15:56, 2019-09-18

Make smartphones last longer to cut emissions in EU: activists' report Extending the lifespan of smartphones by just one year would significantly reduce carbon emissions in the European Union, a report from environmental...
15:56, 2019-09-18

German carbon pricing plan may cost DAX companies billions - report Germany's blue-chip companies could face billions of euros in costs to cut carbon emissions under a climate protection plan due to be unveiled by the...
15:56, 2019-09-18

Indonesia's planned cigarette tax hike to lead to production cut, layoffs Plans by the Indonesian government to raise tobacco excise tax and minimum cigarette prices next year will force companies to cut production and pote...
15:56, 2019-09-18

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products an...
15:56, 2019-09-18

Germany gambles on green with carbon cap plan The German government is set to present a new climate-change policy on Friday that will likely include a carbon-pricing initiative to cap the use of ...
15:56, 2019-09-18

This Man Stopped Working With Pitbull and ASAP Rocky to Start a Food Truck Cosigned by the likes of Fat Joe and Rick Ross, you could say chef Derrick Turton’s macaroni and cheese is a chart-topping hit....
15:56, 2019-09-18

This Bride Got a Wedding Redo After Losing 100 Pounds Cherie Judd's weight loss journey started as she dreamed of her perfect wedding after her boyfriend proposed....
15:56, 2019-09-18

Enel pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 70% to 2030 Italy's biggest utility Enel aims to cut its direct greenhouse gas emissions by 70% to 2030 as a step towards its 2050 full decarbonisation target....
13:40, 2019-09-18

Youth climate activists to join Sweden's Thunberg in protest at U.S. Supreme Court Seven young Americans who have sued the U.S. government for failing to take action on climate change will join Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg o...
13:40, 2019-09-18

Smothered by smoke, Malaysia seeds clouds to bring rain relief At an altitude of just 3,000 feet (915 meters), flares attached to both sides of the Cessna 172 aircraft lit up brightly, dispersing chemicals over M...
13:40, 2019-09-18

Humberto heads toward Bermuda, Imelda soaks Houston, east Texas Hurricane Humberto gained strength and speed as it moved closer to Bermuda early Wednesday but the islands are likely to be spared a direct hit, fore...
12:44, 2019-09-18

Surfing gets sustainable with first recyclable wetsuit Surf culture often prides itself on an affinity for nature. But there's a dirty secret hiding in many surfers' cupboards - old wetsuits....
12:44, 2019-09-18

Tropical storm Jerry form in Central Atlantic: U.S. NHC Tropical Storm Jerry has formed in the central Atlantic and is likely to move near the northern Leeward Islands by Thursday night or Friday, the Nati...
11:56, 2019-09-18

Indonesia's 'Good Palm' drive enflames anger as smoke clouds skies Indonesia is facing a backlash over an online campaign backing palm oil at a time when forest fires, often linked to slash-and-burn land clearance, h...
11:56, 2019-09-18

Are cities as bad for the environment as we think? Cities have a bad reputation for pollution but - in terms of climate change - that might be unfair....
11:48, 2019-09-18

BBC Briefing on energy: how do I use it? Your downloadable guide to the UK's energy system and why it must change to meet climate pledges....
11:48, 2019-09-18

Australian state rejects Korea-led coal project on climate concerns Korea Electric Power Corp's Bylong coal project was rejected by a state commission in New South Wales on Wednesday marking a third coal project in Au...
10:44, 2019-09-18

Malaysia PM suggests law to force companies to stop fires abroad Malaysia may have to pass a law forcing its companies to tackle fires on land they control abroad, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday,...
10:12, 2019-09-18

San Jose moves to ban natural gas in new residential buildings San Jose, the 10th most populous U.S. city and political center of Silicon Valley, on Tuesday moved to ban natural gas in most new residential buildi...
07:16, 2019-09-18

China to tackle climate change with 'nature-based solutions' China said it will try to persuade other countries to support "nature-based solutions" to tackle the root causes of climate change, the country said ...
05:36, 2019-09-18

San Jose becomes first big U.S. city to discourage natural gas in buildings San Jose, the 10th most populous U.S. city and political center of Silicon Valley, adopted new rules on Tuesday aimed at phasing out the use of natur...
04:04, 2019-09-18

Colombian fracking moratorium does not block 'investigative' projects: court Colombia's top administrative court on Tuesday clarified that a moratorium on fracking it upheld last week does not prevent "investigative" pilot pro...
03:32, 2019-09-18

Humberto strengthens into Category 3 hurricane: NHC Humberto strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane and is expected to remain a powerful hurricane for the next couple of days, the U.S. National Hurri...
02:48, 2019-09-18

Imelda weakens into tropical depression: NHC Imelda weakened into a tropical depression, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday, adding that heavy rains and life-threatening flash fl...
02:48, 2019-09-18

Colombian fracking halt does not block 'investigative' projects: court Colombia's top administrative court on Tuesday clarified that a moratorium on fracking it upheld last week does not impede "investigative" pilot proj...
02:28, 2019-09-18

Investors turn heat on Big Oil ahead of U.N. climate summit Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at...
01:48, 2019-09-18

Houston-Area refineries operate normally as tropical storm moves ashore: sources Refineries in Houston, Texas City and Sweeny, Texas were operating normally as Tropical Storm Imelda came ashore on Tuesday afternoon, said companies...
00:44, 2019-09-18

All the Things Sean Spicer's Shirt Is Being Compared to: Today on Inside Edition Sean Spicer took to the floor on "Dancing With the Stars" Monday night, shimmying along to "Spice Up Your Life" with partner Lindsay Arnold....
00:08, 2019-09-18

Hurricane watch issued for Bermuda: NHC A hurricane watch has been issued for Bermuda as hurricane Humberto is expected to pass just to the north of the islands on Wednesday night, the U.S....
23:56, 2019-09-17

New General Assembly President brings ‘valuable insights’ into key UN challenges The new President of the 74th session of the General Assembly brings to his role “years of United Nations experience”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, ...
23:40, 2019-09-17

This Man Stopped Working With Pitbull and A$AP Rocky to Start a Food Truck Cosigned by the likes of Fat Joe and Rick Ross, you could say chef Derrick Turton’s macaroni and cheese is a chart-topping hit....
23:00, 2019-09-17

Woman, 83, Rescued by Police After Being Trapped in Bathroom for 6 Days The woman, who was not identified, was found on Sept. 10 after her niece contacted local authorities in Cotes-d'Armor to report that she had not hear...
23:00, 2019-09-17

How This Breast Cancer Survivor Made History on the English Channel Sarah Thomas became the first person to swim the English Channel four times without stopping....
23:00, 2019-09-17

U.S. worker, food-safety advocates sound alarm over new hog slaughter rules U.S. food safety and the health of plant workers will be at risk from new federal rules that allow meat companies to slaughter hogs as fast as they w...
22:52, 2019-09-17

Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emission rules: sources The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel eff...
22:52, 2019-09-17

Brazil clears new pesticides as government aims to speed approvals Brazil's Agriculture Ministry on Tuesday approved 63 pesticides for commercial use as the government seeks to reduce a backlog of applications for ne...
22:28, 2019-09-17

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leader...
22:00, 2019-09-17

Tropical Storm Imelda makes landfall near Texas: U.S. NHC Atlantic tropical storm Imelda made landfall near Freeport, Texas, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday....
22:00, 2019-09-17

Virginia Governor puts state on path to 100% carbon-free power by 2050 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed an executive order on Tuesday with a goal of producing all of the state's electricity from carbon-free sources...
22:00, 2019-09-17

This Man Stopped Working With Pitbull and Rick Ross to Start a Food Truck Cosigned by the likes of Fat Joe and Rick Ross, you could say chef Derrick Turton’s macaroni and cheese is a chart-topping hit....
21:44, 2019-09-17

Florida Man Arrested for 2016 Murder Now Linked to 3 Other Killings From Decade Earlier Police believe Robert Hayes, 37, is behind the murders of Rachel Bey, Julie Green, Iwana Patton and Laquetta Gunter....
21:12, 2019-09-17

French-owned STAR group commits to maize audit in Madagascar French-owned beverage company STAR said on Tuesday it has requested an independent audit of its supply chain in Madagascar following media reports li...
21:08, 2019-09-17

Tropical Storm Imelda forms near Texas: NHC Tropical storm Imelda, the ninth of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, has formed about 40 miles (65 km) southwest of Galveston, Texas, the U.S. Nat...
21:08, 2019-09-17

Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emissions rules: sources The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards an...
21:08, 2019-09-17

Trump to bar California for setting vehicle emissions rules: sources The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards an...
20:28, 2019-09-17

Best Friends 'Shotgun' Beers and Eat Chicken Wings in Unique Photo Shoot “I thought it would be perfect for us because anytime we get together, we just laugh and act goofy," said Samantha Clark....
20:24, 2019-09-17

Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’ Of all the efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken environmental rules, the Make Dishwashers Great Again lobby might be the most pecul...
20:12, 2019-09-17

Tropical Depression Eleven forms near Texas coast - U.S. NHC Tropical Depression Eleven has formed near the Texas coast and is expected to produce heavy rainfall and flooding, the U.S. National Hurricane Center...
19:44, 2019-09-17

Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources in past decade: HRW report A Human Rights Watch report on Tuesday found that more than 300 people have been killed over the past decade in conflicts over the use of land and re...
19:16, 2019-09-17

Swedish activist Thunberg joins other teens on Capitol Hill to urge climate action Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” d...
19:16, 2019-09-17

NHC: 50% chance of cyclone over northwestern Gulf of Mexico A low pressure system located over the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, near the Texas coast, has a 50% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in t...
19:16, 2019-09-17

First measurements of 'interstellar comet' Astronomers report measurements from a presumed interstellar comet, providing clues about its chemical composition....
18:40, 2019-09-17

Father Charged With Manslaughter After 11-Year-Old Son Is Run Over by Boat: Police Javier Burillo, 57, was reportedly out on the water on his boat with his two sons, ages 27 and 11, near Angel Island when the incident happened....
18:32, 2019-09-17

Wild wheat genetics offer climate hope for food crops Wild relatives of food crops, such as wheat, host an abundant array of genetic material to help the plants cope with a changing climate....
18:00, 2019-09-17

Tropical depression Ten forms over central Atlantic: U.S. NHC Tropical Depression Ten has formed over the central tropical Atlantic and is expected to become a tropical storm later on Tuesday, the U.S. National ...
17:48, 2019-09-17

Hurricane watch issued for Bermuda - U.S. NHC A hurricane watch has been issued for Bermuda as hurricane Humberto is expected to pass just to the north of the islands on Wednesday night, the U.S....
17:48, 2019-09-17

'Lucky Guy' Wins $4.6 Million Lottery Jackpot After Surviving Cancer Twice “I am a very lucky guy,” he said in a press release issued by the state lottery. “I have survived cancer twice and here I am. This is amazing.”...
17:28, 2019-09-17

Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe: source Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had...
16:56, 2019-09-17

Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe -source Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had...
16:08, 2019-09-17

Families fight against toxic dust from Italy's Ilva steelworks A steel plant in Taranto moves to tackle pollution, but locals say it is too little, too late....
16:00, 2019-09-17

Humberto strengthens into Category 2 Atlantic hurricane: U.S. NHC Humberto has strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane and is likely to intensify further as it approaches Bermuda by Wednesday night, the U.S. Nation...
15:20, 2019-09-17

Spooked by Modi's plastics ban, India Inc seeks clarity, exemptions Companies in India will seek exemptions from the government's planned ban on certain plastic items, fearing the move will disrupt supply chains and r...
15:20, 2019-09-17

Climate Strike N.Y.C.: 1.1 Million Can Skip School for Protest The city will not penalize those who attend global youth climate strikes on Friday. “This completely changes things,” one student said....
14:56, 2019-09-17

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action...
14:20, 2019-09-17

Novosibirsk: 'No risk' after blast and fire at Russian lethal virus lab A major research centre says no biological agents have been released from a blast and fire at a lab....
12:16, 2019-09-17

Hurricane Humberto gains strength as it churns toward Bermuda, away from U.S. coast Hurricane Humberto gained strength early Tuesday, packing 90 mph (150 kph) winds and it was expected to become a major hurricane with 111 mph (178 kp...
09:28, 2019-09-17

Turning blue: China Inc holds breath as Beijing eyes smog-free skies for National Day When the sun comes up in Beijing on Oct. 1, the Chinese government will aim to celebrate its 70th birthday under a brilliant blue sky - and factory b...
07:16, 2019-09-17

U.S. solar market growth slows this year as projects pushed back The U.S. solar market will grow more slowly than previously forecast this year as some large projects are shifted into 2020, an industry trade group ...
07:16, 2019-09-17

Hurricane Humberto has strengthened: NHC Hurricane Humberto has strengthened and is forecast to become a major hurricane by Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Ce...
04:00, 2019-09-17

World's biggest amphibian 'discovered' in museum DNA from historical museum specimens may help save the giant salamander from extinction in the wild....
03:40, 2019-09-17

1.1 Million Students in N.Y.C. Can Skip School for Climate Protest The city will not penalize those who attend global youth climate strikes on Friday. “This completely changes things,” one student said....
02:24, 2019-09-17

China says faces 'new challenges' in ozone layer protection China faces "new challenges" when it comes to cracking down on the production of chemicals that deplete the ozone layer, the country's environment mi...
02:12, 2019-09-17

Hurricane Humberto has strengthened - NHC Hurricane Humberto has strengthened and is forecast to become a major hurricane by Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Ce...
00:20, 2019-09-17

One million facing food shortages, nutrition crisis after Mozambique cyclones: UNICEF Such was the extent of devastation caused by two back-to-back cyclones in Mozambique earlier this year, nearly one million people, including 160,000 ...
00:08, 2019-09-17

Felicity Huffman Seen Out for 1st Time After 14-Day Sentence: Today on Inside Edition Felicity Huffman was spotted out and about this past weekend after being sentenced to 14 days behind bars for her role in the college admissions scan...
23:52, 2019-09-16

Judge Rules Brooke Skylar Richardson's Family Can Give Baby Annabelle a 'Proper Burial' Judge Donald Oda II determined Friday the remains of the child, who Richardson named Annabelle, would be returned to the Richardson family, who had a...
23:52, 2019-09-16

How Doctors Retrieved Engagement Ring After Bride-to-Be Swallowed It Jenna Evans said she dreamed of swallowing her ring to protect it from some bad guys. But when she woke up, she realized she actually did the deed in...
23:52, 2019-09-16

‘Champion for multilateralism’ readies to hand over UN General Assembly gavel Through consultation, collaboration and consensus, the UN chief on Monday described outgoing President of the General Assembly, María Fernanda Espino...
23:40, 2019-09-16

Monday’s Daily Brief: Ozone layer heals, 'regional conflagration' risk rises over oilfield attacks, South Sudan update, Myanmar genocide threat remains A recap of Monday’s top stories: The ozone layer is on track to repair; Instability rises over oilfield attacks in Saudi Arabia; General Assembly chi...
23:36, 2019-09-16

Will Garage Door Repairmen Be Able to Find a Simple Fix? Inside Edition Puts Them to the Test Inside Edition rented a house in Montclair, New Jersey, for an entire month, tricking it out with cameras and then calling the fix-it guys to see wha...
22:24, 2019-09-16

Felicity Huffman Smiles While Out With Daughter Days After Sentencing She was spotted with husband William H. Macy and daughter Sophia, whom she spent time with at a center for at-risk teens in Los Angeles....
22:24, 2019-09-16

U.S. utilities file legal challenge to Trump power plant rule Con Edison and eight other U.S. utilities mostly from Democratic-led states have filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plan to cut ca...
21:36, 2019-09-16

California Woman Scares Off Would-Be Burglars by Screaming as They Kick in Door Andrea Leggett was in the shower Wednesday when it suddenly felt like her whole Pleasanton house was shaking. ...
21:20, 2019-09-16

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone near East of Lesser Antilles A well-defined small low pressure system located about 1200 miles east of the Lesser Antilles has a 70% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 h...
21:04, 2019-09-16

UK police charge climate activist over Heathrow protest British police said on Monday they had charged a climate-change activist who last week attempted to disrupt Europe's biggest airport, London Heathrow...
20:32, 2019-09-16

Attack on Saudi facilities risks dragging Yemen into ‘regional conflagration’: UN Envoy Attacks against oil facilities in Saudi Arabia over the weekend, claimed by rebel fighters in Yemen, are a sign that the war-torn country could be dr...
20:24, 2019-09-16

Exclusive: Cities to step up at U.N. to push climate fight, sustainable development As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and...
19:52, 2019-09-16

Cutting-edge electric boat undergoes testing on river Seine in Paris An innovative boat that saves energy by rising out of the water on hydrofoil wings underwent testing on the Seine river in Paris on Monday as its bac...
19:32, 2019-09-16

Ozone on track to heal completely in our lifetime, UN environment agency declares on World Day. At the current momentum, scientists predict the planet’s protective shield of gas - or ozone layer as we know it - will be completely healed as far a...
19:28, 2019-09-16

Texas Pediatric Nurse Adopts Baby She Helped Deliver: 'I Didn't Want to Give Him Up' Claire Mills had no intention of being a single mother. But now she wouldn't change it for the world....
19:16, 2019-09-16

Artists Create Epic 285-Foot-Long 'Game of Thrones' Tapestry People in France are flocking to this "Game of Thrones"-themed artwork that depicts key scenes from the hit HBO series in breathtaking detail....
17:56, 2019-09-16

Mom and 4 Kids Have Been Missing for 6 Weeks The five were reported missing Sunday after family and friends became "concerned for [Casei Jones'] well-being."...
17:36, 2019-09-16

Librarian Shares Photo of Entire Taco Pressed Between Pages of a Returned Book Not a single bite appears to have been taken out of the taco librarian Amanda Mae found in a returned book....
17:04, 2019-09-16

Brazil's Braskem says it has not identified causes of Alagoas damage Brazil petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Monday that investigators it had hired had not yet determined what caused property damage near its m...
15:48, 2019-09-16

Indonesia shuts schools as smoke from forest fires takes health toll Indonesia closed more schools on Monday in parts of the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, as well as providing oxygen at health centers to help treat so...
15:48, 2019-09-16

Trump backs plan that would boost biofuel quotas 10% in 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump has tentatively approved a plan to increase the amount of biofuels that oil refiners are required to blend each year to c...
15:48, 2019-09-16

Exclusive: Germany wants to cap next EU budget at 1%, seeks more funds for climate and migration Germany wants to cap the European Union's next budget for 2021-27 at 1% of the continent's economy, a scenario that would still see Berlin contribute...
14:48, 2019-09-16

Thai 'Tiger Temple' blames government for deaths of rescued tigers Thailand's much-criticized Tiger Temple tourist attraction on Monday blamed the government for the deaths of scores of its tigers seized by authoriti...
14:48, 2019-09-16

No need yet to abandon German balanced budget over climate plan: finance minister The German government has other potential options for funding a planned climate package before it need consider sacrificing its "black zero" balanced...
14:48, 2019-09-16

2019 ozone hole could be smallest in three decades The deep thinning in Earth's protective atmospheric layer is not as extensive as it normally is....
13:40, 2019-09-16

German Finance Minister sees no need yet to abandon balanced budget over climate plan The German government has enough other options to consider for funding a planned climate package before it needs to discuss sacrificing its "black ze...
13:20, 2019-09-16

Fiji PM calls for Australia to 'unite behind the science' of climate change Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama called on Monday on Australia to "unite behind the science" and be far more ambitious in reducing greenhouse ga...
13:20, 2019-09-16

Hurricane Humberto takes aim at Bermuda, a danger to U.S. coast Humberto, which gained hurricane strength late Sunday, is expected to drop another 2 inches of rain on the storm-ravaged northwestern Bahamas as it c...
11:57, 2019-09-16

German climate package to cost government 4-5 billion euros per year initially: SPD A major climate package Berlin is due to announce this week will cost the government 4-5 billion euros per year initially, a Social Democrat said on ...
11:57, 2019-09-16

Indonesia haze: Why do forests keep burning? A smoky haze has blanketed the region, an annual phenomenon that affects millions of people....
10:49, 2019-09-16

NHC says 50% chance of cyclone over central tropical Atlantic An area of low pressure over the central tropical Atlantic has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane C...
09:36, 2019-09-16

Greenpeace posts protest sign over Hyundai billboard in South Korea Greenpeace campaigners climbed a 40-metre billboard advertisement for Hyundai Motor's near its head office in South Korea to post a sign reading "No ...
06:28, 2019-09-16

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian c...
06:28, 2019-09-16

Humberto strengthens into a hurricane: U.S. NHC Humberto has strengthened into a hurricane in the Atlantic and is forecast to strengthen further during the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurrican...
05:28, 2019-09-16

Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says The UK should advance its climate targets by 10 years, says the UK’s former chief scientist....
03:00, 2019-09-16

Is Jordan running out of water? Jordan is one of the countries most affected by rising temperatures – and it’s predicted to get worse....
01:36, 2019-09-16

'Bob the Bike Guy' Is Spending His Last Days Giving Wheels to Kids Who Can't Afford Them Bob Charland doesn't know how much longer he will live, but he's making the most of the time he has left....
22:36, 2019-09-15

Bob 'The Bike Guy' Is Spending His Last Days Giving Wheels to Kids Who Can't Afford Them Bob Charland doesn't know how much longer he will live, but he's making the most of the time he has left....
22:20, 2019-09-15

Villages evacuated as wildfire rages on Greek island of Zakynthos A large wildfire on the Greek island of Zakynthos fanned by strong winds forced the evacuation of two villages on Sunday....
21:36, 2019-09-15

Trump Inspires California Lawmakers to Go on Offense California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a count...
21:28, 2019-09-15

Meghan Markle Shares New Photo of Archie on Prince Harry's Birthday A collage of photos showed Harry throughout his years, from a baby in the arms of Princess Diana to doting on his own child....
17:00, 2019-09-15

'Dangerous' air pollution in Indonesia's Borneo leads to school closures Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit "dang...
16:12, 2019-09-15

Parents of Etan Patz Move Out of NYC 40 Years After Boy's Disappearance Julie had watched Etan from the window of the Prince Street home as he walked to his school bus stop on May 25, 1979....
16:00, 2019-09-15

North Carolina Teen Spends Nearly 40 Days in Rehab Because of Vaping: 'His Life Was Dependent on It' Newly minted high school freshman Luka Kinard had arrived at his first Friday night football game ready to make friends and belong when he first cons...
15:28, 2019-09-15

Octopus Sways Amid the Ocean Currents Scientists aboard a marine research vessel recently got a special treat when the octopus showed its stuff for them, seemingly dancing amid the deep s...
15:28, 2019-09-15

Scores of tigers rescued from infamous Thai temple have died: media More than half of the tigers that Thai authorities confiscated in 2016 from an infamous Tiger Temple tourist attraction have died from a viral diseas...
11:52, 2019-09-15

Wasps: If you can't love them, at least admire them They get a bad press compared with bees and beetles, but wasps are truly remarkable creatures....
02:20, 2019-09-15

In The Bahamas, Guterres sees impact of ‘Category Hell’ hurricane, ‘powered by climate change’  The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama on Saturday, describing it as mo...
01:28, 2019-09-15

David Ortiz Opens Up in 1st Interview Since Being Shot: 'I Almost Died' "I was feeling something that I had never felt before, and that was just the feeling of trying to survive," he told Univision in an emotional intervi...
00:36, 2019-09-15

Climate protesters tell carmakers 'the party is over' Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt's IAA car show on Saturday to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environme...
23:44, 2019-09-14

Tropical Storm Humberto lashes Bahamas, U.N. chief views devastation from Dorian Tropical Storm Humberto lashed already devastated parts of the Bahamas with heavy rain and strong winds before crawling northwest on Saturday, and fo...
23:44, 2019-09-14

Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 billion euros by 2023: source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will ...
16:20, 2019-09-14

Tropical Storm Humberto lashes Bahamas, seen becoming hurricane Tropical Storm Humberto lashed already devastated parts of the Bahamas with heavy rain and strong winds on Saturday, and forecasters said it was like...
16:20, 2019-09-14

These Shark Attack Survivors Are Part of 'Bite Club' Five shark attack survivors, including a teenager and a mother of three, are sharing their harrowing experiences....
15:12, 2019-09-14

Baby Sea Otter Orphaned in Alaska Learns to Swim in Her New Home Cinder the baby sea otter was found stranded by strong currents near Homer, Alaska, when she was just 5 weeks old....
15:12, 2019-09-14

Bullied for His Kicks, This 14-Year-Old Started a Charity That Gives Shoes to People in Need Kyler Nipper is the founder of the nonprofit Kyler's Kicks, which recently donated its 25,000th pair....
15:12, 2019-09-14

Spanish floods claim sixth victim A 41-year-old man was found dead in southeastern Spain on Saturday, the local government said, bringing to at least six the death toll inflicted over...
14:48, 2019-09-14

Singapore smog worst in three years as forest fires rage Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "unhealthy" levels on Saturday for the first time in three years, data from the National Environment Agency (...
13:00, 2019-09-14

Houston climate protesters charged with violating 'infrastructure law': sheriff Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation's busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged...
02:04, 2019-09-14

Greenpeace members face federal, state charges in Houston protest Federal and state authorities on Friday criminally charged climate change protesters for shutting down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day...
02:04, 2019-09-14

In visit to hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, UN chief calls for greater action to address climate change World leaders attending the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit are being urged to show up armed not with speeches but with plans to achieve carbon neu...
02:04, 2019-09-14

Trump’s Dorian Tweet Whips Up a Fight Over a Science Powerhouse The controversy has dragged one of the country's preeminent research agencies, famous for being anonymous, into the spotlight it long avoided. ...
00:00, 2019-09-14

Tropical cyclone bears down on Bahamas, U.N. pledges aid A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds neared the already devastated Bahamas on Friday, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian r...
23:56, 2019-09-13

Tropical Depression Nine forms near Bahamas Tropical Depression Nine has formed near the Bahamas and is forecast to become a tropical storm on Saturday, the National Hurricane Center said on Fr...
23:40, 2019-09-13

Dorian forces Bahamas to find new schools for 10,000 displaced students Bahamian education officials are scrambling to find classroom space for up to 10,000 students displaced by Hurricane Dorian after the Category 5 stor...
23:00, 2019-09-13

Floods kills at least five in southeast Spain, thousands evacuated At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and a...
23:00, 2019-09-13

The Concept Cars Gleam, but Executive Dread Clouds the Frankfurt Auto Show Trade war, technology shifts and a global downturn are putting “unprecedented” pressure on automakers. Sustainability is now about survival....
22:56, 2019-09-13

Friday’s Daily Brief: 12 million may miss school, Bangladesh and Mali updates, Kenya’s malaria vaccine, land degradation pact A recap of Friday’s top stories: 12 million children may never go to school; Monsoon rains crush Rohingya shelters; 3.9 million Malians in need of hu...
22:40, 2019-09-13

Ex-Cheerleader Gets Treatment for Eating Disorder After Being Found Not Guilty of Killing Newborn Though Skylar Richardson didn't go to prison after her trial, she was taken to the hospital to get healthy....
21:52, 2019-09-13

James Corden Claps Back at Bill Maher Over Fat-Shaming Monologue "When you're encouraging people to think about what goes into their mouths, think a little harder about what comes out of yours," the "Late Late Show...
21:52, 2019-09-13

Anna Chambers Says She Was Robbed of 'Justice': Today on Inside Edition Anna Chambers is furious after charges against two cops accused of raping her were dropped. ...
21:52, 2019-09-13

Woman Allegedly Raped by NYPD Cops as a Teen Says She Screamed for Them to Stop Anna Chambers spoke to Inside Edition after the rape and kidnapping charges against the officers were dropped....
21:52, 2019-09-13

Prison Guards Will Try to 'Rattle' Felicity Huffman, Says Former Inmate Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days behind bars for her role in the college admissions scandal....
21:52, 2019-09-13

Delhi Declaration: Countries agree to make ‘land degradation neutrality’ by 2030, a national target for action A major UN conference on fighting desertification agreed on Friday to make the Sustainable Development Goal target of achieving “land degradation neu...
21:52, 2019-09-13

Bahamas relief operation frustrated by approach of new storm A storm system threatening the Bahamas with more heavy downpours and strong winds on Friday hampered the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake ...
21:44, 2019-09-13

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in ...
20:24, 2019-09-13

Service Dogs Trained in Prison Finally Go Home With the Veterans Who Need Them Puppies Behind Bars trains prison inmates to raise service dogs for wounded war veteran and first responders....
20:16, 2019-09-13

Man Whose Stepdaughter’s Fitbit Allegedly Proved He Killed Her Dies in Jail Tony Aiello, 91, was pronounced dead Tuesday after being taken to the Santa Clara Valley Medical Hospital in San Jose because of his “deteriorating h...
19:40, 2019-09-13

INTERVIEW: Poverty, education and inclusion top new General Assembly President’s priority list Back in June, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, was elected by acclamation to preside over the 74th s...
19:28, 2019-09-13

EU considers energy taxes to counter climate change The European Union is considering new energy taxes, including on the aviation sector, to meet its climate targets, top officials said on Friday, with...
19:20, 2019-09-13

Northern Bahamas brace for new storm, hampering Dorian relief The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in...
19:20, 2019-09-13

U.S. energy secretary says nuclear power talks with new Saudi minister likely Monday U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Friday he will meet the new Saudi energy minister on Monday and likely discuss plans the kingdom has to buil...
18:52, 2019-09-13

Google Earth Helps Find Body of Man Missing for 22 Years The remains of William Moldt were found in a submerged car that showed up on Google Earth....
18:48, 2019-09-13

Dutch shelve billion-euro projects as EU nitrogen rules bite Around 18,000 building projects in the Netherlands, worth billions of euros, risk being shelved due to a recent court order on nitrogen emissions, th...
18:08, 2019-09-13

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took h...
18:08, 2019-09-13

Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming It's the most powerful greenhouse gas you've never heard of, and levels in the atmosphere are soaring....
18:04, 2019-09-13

16-Year-Old Battling Leukemia Dresses Up as Cancer Researcher in Heartwarming Photo Shoot Matthew Gould, 16, shadowed his own doctor to get a taste of what it would be like to be a medical researcher when he grows up....
18:00, 2019-09-13

Tropical storm nears northern Bahamas, complicating Dorian relief The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in...
17:52, 2019-09-13

Four people killed, thousands evacuated as floods hit southeast Spain Four people have been killed and over 1,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, train networks and an a...
17:52, 2019-09-13

U.S. energy secretary to discuss nuclear power with Saudi on Monday U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Friday he will meet the new Saudi energy minister on Monday and likely discuss plans the kingdom has to buil...
17:52, 2019-09-13

Indonesia says some forest fires started on Malaysian-controlled land Indonesia's environment minister said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used by subsidiaries of Malaysian companies, a...
17:52, 2019-09-13

YouTube Star PewDiePie Withdraws $50,000 Pledge to Charity After Backlash From Fans PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, said he pledged the money, which he received through a sponsorship, to the charity at the suggestion o...
16:44, 2019-09-13

Meet the Woman With a Phobia of Driving Through Tunnels Driving through a tunnel is no big deal for most people. But for Heather Steinmiller, it feels like the walls are closing in....
16:04, 2019-09-13

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subroga...
15:36, 2019-09-13

Fire threatening homes in coastal town near Athens contained A fire that threatened homes at the coastal town of Lagonissi south of the Greek capital Athens was contained before it damaged residences, the fire ...
15:36, 2019-09-13

'Cocktail of pollutants' found in dolphins in English Channel One of Europe's largest dolphin populations needs special protection from marine pollution, say scientists....
15:32, 2019-09-13

Extinction Rebellion plan London "shutdown" from Oct. 7 Climate change activists Extinction Rebellion said on Friday the group would hold demonstrations in London from Oct. 7, with the aim of shutting down...
13:48, 2019-09-13

'Technical glitch': eco group's drones stall in bid to shut London's Heathrow airport Climate-change activists who had hoped to bring Europe's biggest airport, London Heathrow, to a standstill on Friday found instead that it was their ...
13:48, 2019-09-13

Planet Earth has 9 safety limits and we’ve already exceeded 4 of them A decade ago, Johan Rockström identified the limits to Earth's life support systems. From chemical polluiton to climate change, we're veering into th...
13:36, 2019-09-13

Research on postmen's testicle warmth wins Ig Nobel Fertility experts find that the left testicle is warmer, but only when a man has his clothes on....
12:40, 2019-09-13

Australian state to cart truckloads of water to drought-hit town An Australian state will spend tens of thousands of dollars each month to truck water into a drought-hit town that is forecast to run out of drinking...
12:08, 2019-09-13

Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world's biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest f...
12:08, 2019-09-13

EU weighs new energy taxes as Germany calls for 'drastic' steps The European Union is considering new energy taxes to meet its climate targets, top officials said on Friday, with Germany calling for "drastic steps...
11:16, 2019-09-13

Indonesia hits back at Malaysia over forest fires Indonesia on Friday rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes were also rag...
11:16, 2019-09-13

New storm hits hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, could become tropical storm A new storm brought rain and wind to the hurricane ravaged Bahamas early Friday, with the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) warning it coul...
11:16, 2019-09-13

'Technical glitch' - eco group's drones grounded in bid to shut Heathrow Climate-change activists who hoped to bring London Heathrow, Europe's biggest airport, to a standstill on Friday instead found it was their drones th...
11:16, 2019-09-13

New Delhi to slash use of cars in November to cut pollution: chief minister India's capital New Delhi will enforce strict restrictions on use of private cars from Nov. 4-15 to curb pollution, its chief minister said on Friday...
11:16, 2019-09-13

With glue and fake blood, climate protesters target London Fashion Week Climate activists glued themselves to a door and poured a "bleeding" red carpet ahead of the opening of London Fashion Week on Friday, seeking to dra...
11:16, 2019-09-13

Plastic packaging: How are supermarkets doing? The UK needs to move away from all single-use packaging, say MPs. But have supermarkets got the message?...
08:28, 2019-09-13

Dolphins exposed to 'cocktail of pollutants' in English Channel One of Europe's largest dolphin populations needs special protection, say scientists measuring marine pollution....
08:28, 2019-09-13

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port during U.S. presidential debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and ...
08:24, 2019-09-13

Drastic steps needed to stop climate change, Germany's Scholz says Germany's finance minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday "drastic steps" were needed to counter climate change as European Union officials meet to discu...
08:24, 2019-09-13

Alaska seal die-off spurs government investigation U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, federal officials s...
06:04, 2019-09-13

White House moving forward to strip California of vehicle authority: sources The Trump administration is moving forward with a plan to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare t...
04:20, 2019-09-13

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas; 1,300 still missing A tropical cyclone was forecast to move across the northwestern Bahamas in the coming days, potentially bringing more rain and wind to islands alread...
03:08, 2019-09-13

British supermarket Sainsbury's vows to halve plastic packaging by 2025 Britain's second-biggest supermarket, Sainsbury's , vowed on Friday to halve plastic packaging by 2025, promising to switch to alternative materials ...
02:24, 2019-09-13

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and ...
02:24, 2019-09-13

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas, 1,300 still missing A tropical cyclone was forecast to move across the northwestern Bahamas in the coming days, potentially bringing more rain and wind to islands alread...
01:40, 2019-09-13

U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration on Thursday took a major step toward opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, drawing criticism fro...
01:40, 2019-09-13

Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones on Friday Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones on Friday morning, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive...
01:40, 2019-09-13

Tropical cyclone expected to form near northwestern Bahamas: NHC A tropical cyclone is expected to form near the northwestern Bahamas, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday in an advisory....
00:04, 2019-09-13

Two killed as torrential rains sweep away cars in Spain Two siblings died on Thursday when floodwaters caused by torrential rain dragged their car and flipped it over in eastern Spain, local emergency serv...
00:04, 2019-09-13

Filipino villagers swap trash for rice in fight against plastics A village in the Philippines is trying to tackle the scourge of plastic waste by offering rice to residents in exchange for their trash....
23:00, 2019-09-12

Occidental CEO calls for new U.S. laws to boost carbon capture Occidental Petroleum Corp plans to shift toward a carbon-neutral production model, it chief executive said on Thursday, but new U.S. laws are needed...
23:00, 2019-09-12

Trump Administration Rolls Back Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams...
22:24, 2019-09-12

17-Year-Old Girl Stole $1,500 From Parents to Pay Someone to Kill Them: Authorities Authorities caught wind of the alleged murder-for-hire plot after another student at Umatilla High School in Florida reported it to the school resour...
22:20, 2019-09-12

Former 'Survivor' Producer Who Killed His Wife Is Released From Prison Early After serving seven years in a Mexican prison, Bruce Beresford-Redman is back in California....
22:20, 2019-09-12

Student Burned in Chemistry Experiment: 'I Looked Like Something Out of a Horror Movie' Alonzo Yanes suffered burns to 30 percent of his body in the explosion at his Manhattan high school....
21:44, 2019-09-12

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlan...
21:28, 2019-09-12

Baby Beams at Dad After Undergoing Cataract Surgery Theo Bennett underwent surgery to have the cataracts removed from both of his eyes at Leeds General Infirmary in England....
21:28, 2019-09-12

Woman Says She Was Impregnated With Wrong Sperm in Alleged Clinic Mix-Up Kristian Koedderich and her ex-husband, Drew Wasilewski, thought the baby Koedderich gave birth to was biologically both of theirs....
21:04, 2019-09-12

Oil protesters disrupt Texas energy port ahead of U.S. presidential debate The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 22 Greenpeace USA protesters su...
21:04, 2019-09-12

Trump Administration to Roll Back Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams...
20:40, 2019-09-12

Trump EPA rolls back Obama-era water protections to boost industry The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlan...
20:32, 2019-09-12

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that the public he...
20:32, 2019-09-12

Nestle institute aims to develop packaging of the future Nestle has set up a research institute to develop more environmentally friendly packaging for its products and reduce plastic waste, taking matters i...
20:08, 2019-09-12

Heathrow drone protest: Five arrested over planned disruption Police make "pre-emptive" arrests after an activist group said it plans to fly the devices on Friday....
20:00, 2019-09-12

U.S. House passes bill to repeal drilling in Alaska refuge The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to reverse a 2017 law that allowed oil and gas drilling in part of Alaska's Arctic National Wi...
18:56, 2019-09-12

Bahamas' count of missing people post-Dorian drops to 1,300: official The Bahamian government now believes there are 1,300 people missing after Hurricane Dorian plowed into the islands, a sharp decline from the 2,500 li...
18:28, 2019-09-12

House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling (This September 11 story corrects name to Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, not Reserve in first paragraph)...
18:28, 2019-09-12

California Mother in Coma After Using Mercury-Tainted Skin Cream The unnamed woman knowingly purchased altered products from Mexico, claiming they worked better....
18:12, 2019-09-12

Girl, 4, Escapes Murder-Suicide That Claimed Her 6-Year-Old Brother and Grandma's Lives Terry Majors, 64, is believed to have fatally shot his wife, 61-year-old Leigh Shea, and her grandson, 6-year-old Ty Dodson, in his and Shea’s home i...
18:12, 2019-09-12

Lovers of Modena skeletons holding hands were both men The male skeletons, buried in Roman times, have been holding hands for around 1,500 years....
17:56, 2019-09-12

World 'losing battle against deforestation' A historic global agreement aimed at halting deforestation and curbing dangerous carbon dioxide emissions has failed, according to a report....
17:56, 2019-09-12

Oil protesters cause partial shutdown of Houston Ship Channel in Texas The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 11 Greenpeace USA protesters su...
17:48, 2019-09-12

Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had sp...
17:48, 2019-09-12

Coast Guard shuts upper Houston Ship Channel near Baytown, Texas amid protests The U.S. Coast Guard closed the upper Houston Ship Channel on Thursday morning as 11 Greenpeace USA protesters blocked a portion of the country's lar...
17:16, 2019-09-12

Trump EPA to roll back Obama-era water protections The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday is expected to announce the repeal of a 2015 Obama administration regulation that expanded prote...
17:16, 2019-09-12

5-Year-Old Comforts Brother, 4, Who Is Battling Leukemia: 'She's Been His Best Friend' Kaitlin Burge said she wanted to raise awareness about the struggles families go through when a loved one has childhood cancer. ...
17:12, 2019-09-12

High School Teacher Decks Out Her Classroom Like a Scene From Harry Potter Staci Lamb, 28, teaches at Elkton High School and loves transforming spaces just as much as she loved Harry Potter when she was growing up....
17:12, 2019-09-12

Trump Administration to Finalize Rollback of Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams...
17:12, 2019-09-12

Oil spill clean-up at Equinor's Bahamas terminal underway after Dorian damage Norway's Equinor has begun cleaning up an onshore oil spill at its South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas, which was damaged by Hurricane Dorian...
16:48, 2019-09-12

U.S. forecaster sees 75% chance of neutral weather conditions in fall There is about a 75% chance that a weather pattern marked by average long-term ocean temperatures, tropical rainfall and atmospheric winds will preva...
16:48, 2019-09-12

Has another interstellar visitor been found? An amateur astronomer has discovered a comet that could come from outside our Solar System....
16:44, 2019-09-12

U.S. forecaster sees 75% chance of ENSO-neutral conditions during fall There is about a 75% chance of El Niño-Southern Oscillation-neutral conditions prevailing during the Northern Hemisphere fall in 2019, a U.S. governm...
16:00, 2019-09-12

Water found for first time on 'potentially habitable' planet Astronomers discover water in the atmosphere of a "habitable" planet orbiting a distant star....
15:40, 2019-09-12

Equinor starts cleaning oil spill at Bahamas terminal Equinor has begun cleaning up an oil spill at its South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas, which was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, the Norwegian e...
15:24, 2019-09-12

Elderly couple killed as torrential rains sweep away cars in Spain An elderly couple died on Thursday when floodwaters caused by torrential rain dragged their car and flipped it over in eastern Spain, local emergency...
15:24, 2019-09-12

Bosnia protects Una river to try to block Croatian nuclear waste plan One of Bosnia's two regional governments on Thursday designated the Una river a nature park, seeking to head off plans being considered by Croatia to...
15:24, 2019-09-12

30-Year-Old Pastor Who Was Open About Battle With Depression Takes His Own Life Jarrid Wilson, 30, was the pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship Church in California and had founded Anthem of Hope....
15:24, 2019-09-12

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan tightens pollution controls The Chinese city of Tangshan has ordered steel mills and other industrial companies to curb output or emissions for four days as the mid-autumn publi...
14:44, 2019-09-12

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone near Bahamas An area of disturbed weather over the central and southeastern Bahamas has a 70% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours,...
14:44, 2019-09-12

Pope invites leaders to Vatican for global compact on education Pope Francis on Thursday invited world political, cultural, and religious leaders to a meeting at the Vatican next year to agree on "A Global Compact...
13:52, 2019-09-12

German regulator backs push to cut red tape for wind power constructions Germany's energy regulator supports an overhaul of legal procedures and red tape by the economy ministry to reverse a sharp fall in wind turbine cons...
13:52, 2019-09-12

Indonesian province moves to curb slash-and-burn clearances as fires rage Authorities in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province said on Thursday they had tightened rules to try and curb slash-and-burn clearances by plantation...
13:52, 2019-09-12

Rare black rhinos relocated to Tanzania in Serengeti repopulation plan Tanzania has flown in nine black rhinos to its Serengeti national park from South Africa as part of efforts to restore its population of the critical...
13:52, 2019-09-12

Why El Paso Hero Was Arrested by Secret Service Agents When He Showed Up to Get Award: Report Chris Grant was supposed to be honored at the White House Monday, but was reportedly arrested because of an outstanding criminal warrant....
13:40, 2019-09-12

How This Man Lost Nearly 300 Pounds Using Instacart Feeling like his desk job wasn’t keeping him active enough, Antonio Martinez took a part-time job at Instacart to get moving....
13:40, 2019-09-12

Malaysian PM to write to Indonesia's leader as row over haze flares Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is writing to Indonesia's leader to raise his concern about cross-border haze, Malaysia's environment minis...
11:48, 2019-09-12

Farmers 'misunderstand' Wales rewilding project Plans to restore ecosystems in the countryside will support landowners, its director says....
11:12, 2019-09-12

Concrete steps? For China cement giants, monster carbon footprint smothers climate goals At its massive Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China, cement giant Anhui Conch has invested the best part of $10 million in new equ...
10:41, 2019-09-12

Extreme Weather Displaced a Record 7 Million in First Half of 2019 A new report puts 2019 on pace to be one of the most disastrous years in almost two decades even before the effects of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahama...
09:48, 2019-09-12

Gucci Vies to Be Even Greener Amid growing scrutiny, the luxury house aims to have a fully carbon-neutral supply chain before the end of September....
09:08, 2019-09-12

Australia bushfires are now 'hotter and more intense' Scores of fires are raging across Australia's east coast, and the fire season has only just begun....
07:52, 2019-09-12

World Gold Council sets out environmental, ethical mining guidelines The World Gold Council (WGC) on Thursday published a set of guidelines for gold miners designed to encourage high environmental and ethical standards...
06:36, 2019-09-12

Climate change campaigner Tongan PM dies in New Zealand Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific, died in a New Zealand hospital on Thursday...
06:36, 2019-09-12

Beijing set to exit list of world's top 200 most-polluted cities: data China's capital of Beijing is on track to drop out from the list of the world's top 200 most-polluted cities this year, with hazardous smog concentra...
04:52, 2019-09-12

Bahamas says 2,500 missing after Dorian; prime minister warns death toll to rise 'significantly' Some 2,500 people are still listed as missing in the Bahamas more than a week after Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Caribbean island chain, although th...
03:56, 2019-09-12

Global mining panel looks to boost accountability after Brazil disaster New safety standards being drawn up by a global mining industry panel will include rules to better define management accountability after Vale SA's ...
02:36, 2019-09-12

Trump Pressed Top Aide to Have Weather Service ‘Clarify’ Forecast That Contradicted Trump At the president’s request, Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, told Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, to have the Weather Servi...
01:08, 2019-09-12

Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as of...
01:00, 2019-09-12

U.S. denies protective status to Bahamas hurricane evacuees The United States will not give temporary protected immigration status to people from the Bahamas who evacuated after the archipelago was battered by...
01:00, 2019-09-12

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Flo...
00:36, 2019-09-12

Bloodhound Diary: Do the maths The approaching high-speed trials will help validate the assumptions that went into building the world's fastest car....
00:24, 2019-09-12

Brazil foreign minister says 'there is no climate change catastrophe' Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over g...
00:00, 2019-09-12

House Panel to Investigate Report That Cabinet Official Coerced NOAA Chief The House Science Committee opened an inquiry into a report that the commerce secretary threatened firings at the agency after some forecasters cont...
23:08, 2019-09-11

White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, told Wilbur L. Ross Jr., the commerce secretary to have NOAA publicly disavow the forecasters’ ...
23:08, 2019-09-11

Priest Delivers Penance to College Students by Driving Around Campus in Golf Cart "Pope Francis wants us to go out to the people and experience them right where they are," Father Patrick Baikauskas explained....
22:56, 2019-09-11

Jim Carroll Was Just 12 When He Started Writing 'The Basketball Diaries' Jim Carroll, who died 10 years ago Wednesday, was a star high school athlete who was also drawn to writing, particularly poetry. ...
22:56, 2019-09-11

Driving Home the Jackpot: Couple Finds $100,000 Lottery Ticket in Their Car Last month, Frank Laquitara and Debbie Long-Combs were headed to Old Dominion when they realized they had the six-figure ticket in their vehicle. ...
22:56, 2019-09-11

Classmates Thrilled When Buddy Who Was Trapped in the Bahamas Thanks to Hurricane Returns to School Makai's classmates were so happy to see him safe and sound after he was trapped in the Bahamas....
22:56, 2019-09-11

Brothers Desperately Miss Sister Who Is Behind Bars for Allegedly Stomping on Baby's Head, Mom Says The girl was just 10 years old when she allegedly dropped the baby boy on Oct. 30 of last year. According to prosecutors, the child hit his head and ...
22:56, 2019-09-11

O.J. Simpson Wonders Whether to Play Antonio Brown on Fantasy Team Amid Rape Accusation O.J. Simpson posted the bizarre video on social media, appearing to be mainly worried about his fantasy football team....
22:56, 2019-09-11

Turning a 'Devil Dog' Into a Little Angel: Today on Inside Edition Adrienne Fragatos loves her dog, Frankie, but she's terrified of her. Inside Edition stepped in to help....
22:56, 2019-09-11

How Strangers Met and Fell in Love After Plane Was Stranded on 9/11 Nick and Diane Marson met after becoming stranded in Newfoundland, where strangers took them in....
22:56, 2019-09-11

Who Killed Henryk Siwiak? Mystery Surrounds Only Murder Victim in New York City on 9/11 Henryk Siwiak's killing, though not nearly as wide-reaching as those that occurred hours earlier, was for his loved ones just as tragic....
22:56, 2019-09-11

Brazil fires official after comments on illegal Amazon mining fight A regional head of Brazil's environmental authority was fired on Wednesday, a week after being named, after he made public comments saying he would n...
22:52, 2019-09-11

Climate activists hope to bring U.S. capital to standstill on September 23 Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring dai...
22:52, 2019-09-11

Purgatory in paradise: Bahamas tent cities to house Dorian survivors For some Bahamians who escaped death but lost their homes in Hurricane Dorian's hellish rampage over the islands of Freeport and Great Abaco, life in...
22:52, 2019-09-11