Environment

Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community

Dec 12, 2017

Ash fell like snow and heavy smoke had residents gasping for as a huge Southern California wildfire exploded in size and drove celebrities from a wealthy hillside enclave

Federal appeals court considers kids' climate change lawsuit

Dec 12, 2017

A federal appeals court is weighing in on an unusual lawsuit by a group of young people who say the Trump administration is violating their constitutional rights by failing to address climate change

Mining to resume at nuke waste dump for 1st time since leak

Dec 11, 2017

Officials at the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository are flipping the switch on an interim ventilation system

Zinke, House GOP escalate feud with Patagonia over monuments

Dec 11, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and House Republicans are escalating their feud with an outdoor retail company that opposes the Trump administration's plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments

Class action lawsuit sought over 1966 Spain H-bombs accident

Dec 11, 2017

Veterans who say they responded to 1966 accident involving US hydrogen bombs in Spain and then became ill ask court to allow class action lawsuit against US Department of Veterans Affairs

France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

Dec 11, 2017

Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term

Gas driller: Make homeowner pay for disparaging us

Dec 11, 2017

A gas driller's ongoing feud with a Pennsylvania homeowner over the contamination of his water supply has once again entered a courtroom

The Latest: 18 climate scientists win French grants

Dec 11, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron has awarded grants worth millions of euros to bring 18 American and other climate scientists to France, a program to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord

Tribes: Monument co-management proposal is slap in the face

Dec 11, 2017

President Donald Trump's decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn't the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week.

The Latest: Officials urge Santa Barbara residents to flee

Dec 11, 2017

More than 30,000 people are now under mandatory evacuation from what has become one of the largest wildfires in California history

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