Environment

AP-NORC Poll: Americans blame wild weather on global warming

Oct 12, 2017

A new poll says that Americans see the fingerprints of global warming in ever-worsening weather disasters

Paris hopes to ban gas-powered cars in city by 2030

Oct 12, 2017

The noise of car engines enveloping the streets of the French capital might in the future become a memory for Paris pedestrians

Shell to buy electric vehicle charging providers

Oct 12, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to buy NewMotion, an electric vehicle charging firm

Greenpeace activists light fireworks at French nuclear plant

Oct 12, 2017

Eight environmental have broken into a French nuclear power station and set off fireworks to urge better protection for nuclear waste and protest France's dependence on atomic energy

Dutch team wins Australia solar-powered car race 7th time

Oct 12, 2017

A Dutch team has won a solar-powered car race across Australia for a seventh time, with a University of Michigan car taking second place in the biennial event

The Latest: 23 now dead from Northern California wildfires

Oct 12, 2017

Authorities have confirmed two more deaths from California's wildfires, taking the total to 23

Enbridge Energy defends plan to replace Line 3 oil pipeline

Oct 12, 2017

Enbridge Energy is disputing a state agency's recommendation against the company's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 oil pipeline across northern Minnesota

Members of Congress urge protections for Alaska fishery

Oct 11, 2017

More than 40 U.S. House and Senate members have asked President Donald Trump to maintain protections for Alaska's Bristol Bay region, which produces about half of the world's sockeye salmon

Judge allows Dakota Access pipeline to keep running

Oct 11, 2017

A federal judge has decided to allow the Dakota Access oil pipeline to continue operating while a study is completed to assess its effect on an American Indian tribe

Odd bedfellows fight Trump bid to boost coal, nuclear energy

Oct 11, 2017

An unusual coalition of business and environmental groups is fighting an Energy Department plan to bolster coal and nuclear at the expense of natural gas, wind and solar

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