Environment

Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant

Aug 16, 2018

Forests group halts plan to restore endorsement for Indonesian paper giant

Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming

Aug 16, 2018

U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and U.S. Southwest for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks as soon as the end of 2019

Unhealthy smoky air blankets Northwest

Aug 16, 2018

Unhealthy smoky air has continued to blanket Seattle, Portland, Oregon and the region

Spacewalkers install bird trackers, send satellites flying

Aug 16, 2018

Spacewalking cosmonauts set up antenna for tracking birds on Earth and send mini satellites on their own flight

Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

Aug 15, 2018

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker

The Latest: All evacuations lifted for California blaze

Aug 15, 2018

Firefighters are battling the largest wildfire on record in California, while foresters and other experts are working to repair the damage

After firefighting rips up the land, crews move in to fix it

Aug 15, 2018

Crews are moving in behind firefighters to restore land ripped up by efforts to beat back massive flames charging across California

Watchdog probes military burning of ammunition, explosives

Aug 15, 2018

The inspector general for the Department of Defense has launched an investigation into the open burning of ammunition and explosives at military sites across the country, including at a sprawling Army ammunition plant in Virginia

Researchers look into Lake Superior algae bloom

Aug 15, 2018

Scientists are investigating an unprecedented algae bloom in Lake Superior and have sent samples for lab testing to determine if it's toxic

Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

Aug 15, 2018

Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH