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Stop fossil fuel extraction, activists cry at San Francisco climate summit

Outside the conference, hundreds of protesters said Brown could do more in California, and about a dozen briefly interrupted Bloomberg's speech with chants that...


Winds from Florence moving ashore at North Carolina Outer Banks: NHC

With flood waters advancing rapidly in many communities, around 50 stranded people had been airlifted out by helicopter in North Carolina , said Petty Office...


Brunswick Nuclear Plant shutting down

Brunswick is located about four miles (6.4 kilometers) from the coast and sits about 20 feet (6.1 meters) above sea level. President Trump declared states of ...


The Potential Reality Of Hurricane Florence Is Terrifying

Tens of thousands of people are already without power. Heavy rainfall began after dark. "I'm not anxious at all", said Richard Ford, 34, smoking a cigarette...


Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in N. Carolina

The few cars out on a main street in Wilmington had to swerve to avoid fallen trees, metal debris and power lines. A hilarious video which has gone viral on...


Hurricane Helene heading towards the United Kingdom, bringing chances of gale force winds

Tropical storm-force winds extend outward from the eye of the storm up to 160 miles, forecasters said . A smaller hurricane dubbed Isaac is reportedly heading...


Amazon's Jeff Bezos pledges £2bn to help deprived families

Some resorted to the same argument as US President Donald Trump , who has attacked Amazon for not paying enough taxes and using US postal office as its " deliv...


California Sets Goal to Utilize 100% Renewable Energy by 2045

California has set a goal of phasing out electricity produced by fossil fuels by 2045 under legislation signed Monday by Gov. For example, last month Southern C...


Brett Kavanaugh accused of sexual misconduct in secret letter

The Times story says Feinstein was made aware of this information during the summer, which raises the question of why she waited until Wednesday to share ...


NASA Releases Footage Of Hurricane Florence And Her 'Mike Tyson Punch'

Its maximum sustained winds are expected to top 145 miles per hour before losing some steam near the coast. Officials say Hurricane Florence is likely to ma...


NASA Satellites Show Hurricane Florence Strengthening

Hurricane Florence has reportedly been causing 80-plus feet waves. This incredible loop from #GOESEast shows Hurricane #Florence churning in the Atlantic. Bo...


There are now three huge storms developing in the Atlantic

The storm is expected to slow down and possibly stall near or over the coast on Friday. Mandatory evacuation orders also were issued for more than 300,000 peo...


Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4: What that means for Duke, Durham

Courtesy @astro_ricky/NASA/Handout via REUTERSA photo taken from the International Space Station by astronaut Ricky Arnold shows Hurricane Florence over the...


Hurricane Florence evacuees snarl travel

North Carolina and Virginia yesterday declared states of emergency , while Virginia's governor ordered a mandatory evacuation for some residents of low-ly...


How will Tropical Storm Gordon impact North Texas? | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

With the app, you can constantly see all of the computer models, storm tracks and the latest written and video forecasts. In addition, Gordon may cause a "few t...


Tropical storm Gordon moving quickly across eastern Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Tropical storm Gordon is moving quickly across the eastern Gulf of Mexico and is expected to make landfall as a hurricane along the north-central Gulf coast, t...


Tropical wave could rain on your Labor Day holiday; Florence forming?

Both tropical storms Debby and Ernesto formed well off-shore in early August, only affecting trade routes located within the north Atlantic. It brought with i...


Sheriffs Office and Bail Bondsman respond to California Money Bail Reform Act

The Times reported that Republican Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado Hills) said that eliminating bail would put a big financial burden on California's 58 c...


Turnbull Dutton Leadership Vote

Under the Australian system, as in the United Kingdom, the prime minister is not directly elected by voters but is the leader of the party or coalition that can...


Study finds glyphosate in most oat food products

Monsanto , however, says it plans to appeal the court's decision and the verdict "does not change the fact that more than 800 scientific studies and reviews -...


There was a colorful photo of a meteor shower Perseids

HOWshould you watch the shower? The Perseid Meteor Shower will peak on the nights of August 11-12 and August 12-13. Some of them intersect with the earth du...


Where to see the last partial solar eclipse of 2018

Addressing this particular belief of poisonous food during a solar eclipse, NASA had said a year ago, "Related to the false idea of harmful solar rays is that d...


Pacific hurricane absorbs trop storm; new storm in Atlantic

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. It was centered about 1,150 miles (1,855 kilometers) west-northwest of the Azores and moving north near 12 mph (19 kph). ...


States vow to press fight against Trump's car fuel rules

Since the proposal seeks to revoke states' rights to set their own pollution standards, the states that do so, led by California, are expected to sue the ad...


SpaceX Poised to Be First with Astronaut Flights, Beating Boeing

Boeing and SpaceX were awarded a $6 billion contract three years ago to develop spacecraft to become the replacement vehicles to transport astronauts to and ...


Mars Will Be Close To Earth On July 31

Meanwhile the very bright planet Venus pops up in the very low western sky in the evening twilight, but sets shortly thereafter. Even though some water may ha...


Underground Lake Found On Mars Beneath A Mile of Ice

What they believe to be a lake sits beneath the Red Planet's south polar ice cap, and is about 20km across. InSight is also the first mission dedicated exclus...


Blue Origin will perform a high-altitude abort test at 10AM ET

The rocket and crew capsule system is aimed at the suborbital tourism market, allowing paying customers to enjoy into a few minutes of zero-G flight prior to a ...


It is still hot and humid in Toronto

Besides the heat and humidity, Environment Canada is also calling for "very high" UV levels which means a higher risk of sunburn. A heat event for the Canada ...


Trump to announce Supreme Court pick on July 9

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has committed to confirming a nominee in the fall, which the Republican-controlled Senate should be able to do if...


Strawberry Moon Appears Tonight: Here's Who Will Have the Best View

It's been dubbed the Strawberry Moon because of the season when berries ripen. Astronomically, there isn't anything remarkable about tonight's full moon. Th...


Trump scraps Obama policy protecting oceans, Great Lakes

Obama had said that the incident pointed to the importance of marine environments and the need to create a sustainable use of water. Trump late Tuesday signed...


Cheap Carbon Capture Technology Might Make Our Climate Goals Possible

But those carbon-neutral fuels won't directly help to reduce carbon in the atmosphere (unless they're used in systems that capture carbon as well). Dr. By d...


Newest NASA Discoveries Could Boost Search For Ancient Life On Mars

Here on Earth , we associate methane with life, but it's a mystery what could be causing it on Mars. Organic matter can be one of several things: a record de...


Guatemala warns of greater activity after volcano explodes again

Thousands of people have been evacuated in Guatemala since Sunday, when Fuego's largest eruption in four decades shot hot gas and smoke 6.2 miles into the s...


Host Nation India Focuses On 'Beat Plastic Pollution' Theme

The event also saw Acting Director of Environment, Parks and Recreation Martinah binti Haji Tamit delivering a speech in which she touched on the theme " Beat P...


SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carries satellite into orbit

Monday's launch comes eight years to the day when SpaceX first successfully launched its Falcon 9 from the Cape. Instead, the stage simply fell back int...


Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; watches issued for U.S., Mexico, Cuba

The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Friday afternoon that the tropical storm watch has been issued from Indian Pass, Florida , westward to Gra...


Fast Growing Mega Black Hole Discovered by Researchers

The discovery of the new supermassive black hole was confirmed using the spectrograph on the ANU 2.3 meter telescope to split colors into spectral lines. RE...


Oneplus 6 Specification and Price Revealed before the launch

The device will be made available in three variants: 6GB RAM+64GB ROM, 8GB RAM+128GB ROM, and the top-end 8GB RAM+256GB ROM. Speaking to the addition of the n...