Environment

Zimbabwe seizes $500,000 worth of ivory on way to Malaysia

Dec 13, 2017

Zimbabwe seizes $500,000 worth of ivory destined for Malaysia

EU agrees to catch more fish sustainably in 2018

Dec 13, 2017

European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the Northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020

Arkansas lawmakers ask panel to reconsider dicamba ban

Dec 13, 2017

Arkansas lawmakers have recommended state regulators reconsider their plan to ban a controversial herbicide that's been blamed for widespread damage by farmers who say it's drifted onto their crops

Court keeps ban on new mining claims around Grand Canyon

Dec 13, 2017

A U.S. appeals court has kept in place an Obama-era ban on new mining claims around the Grand Canyon

Protesters call national park plan for Utah monument a ploy

Dec 12, 2017

Environmental groups are blasting a legislative proposal by U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart that would create a small national park within the recently downsized Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah.

Paris hosts major climate summit _ and it's all about Trump

Dec 12, 2017

The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role

The Latest: Jerry Brown to Trump: "Get out of the way"

Dec 12, 2017

California Gov. Jerry Brown is urging President Donald Trump to start fighting climate change or to "get out of the way" and let the rest of the world work on reducing emissions and investing in clean energy

Online drought aid map being deactivated at end of month

Dec 12, 2017

North Dakota's Agriculture Department at the end of the month is deactivating an online map it set up in June to help drought-impacted farmers and ranchers

Exxon says it will increase climate-change disclosures

Dec 12, 2017

Exxon Mobil says it will disclose more about how climate change could affect its business

Paris climate summit announces 12 international projects to financially support efforts to curb global warming

Dec 12, 2017

Paris climate summit announces 12 international projects to financially support efforts to curb global warming

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
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Canberra Weather
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