Environment

US cold snap was a freak of nature, quick analysis finds

Jan 11, 2018

A quick study of the brutal American cold snap finds that the Arctic blast really wasn't global warming but a freak of nature

Horse stabled at Belmont Park positive for equine herpes

Jan 11, 2018

A horse stabled at Belmont Park in New York has tested positive for the equine herpes virus-1

Norway's PM makes business case of 'green economy' to Trump

Jan 11, 2018

Norway's prime minister is telling President Donald Trump that her country remains committed to the Paris climate agreement, making the business case of the "green economy" to the real estate developer-turned president

Court OKs killing a type of owl to see effect on other owls

Jan 11, 2018

A federal appeals court in San Francisco has upheld a plan by wildlife officials to kill one type of owl to study its effect on another type of owl

Standoff rancher draws advocates' ire, supporters' cheers

Jan 11, 2018

The Nevada rancher who had his charges dismissed in a 2014 armed standoff with government agents is insisting that it's up to the states, not the federal officials, how to manage vast expanses of rangeland in the U.S. West

Maryland's GOP governor commits to US Climate Alliance

Jan 10, 2018

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he is joining a bipartisan coalition of states committed to meeting the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement

Dems say Trump action on Florida drilling guided by politics

Jan 10, 2018

Opposition to the Trump administration's plan to expand offshore drilling mounts

Conservationists line up against ending wolf management

Jan 10, 2018

Conservationists pushed back Wednesday against a bill that would end state wolf management efforts and bar state police from investigating wolf poaching, saying the measure will open the door to indiscriminate wolf hunts

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change

Jan 10, 2018

New York City is suing five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming

The Latest: Oil companies dispute climate lawsuit claims

Jan 10, 2018

Oil companies say lawsuits not the answer to addressing global warming following suit filed by NYC

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