Global Weather News

February 18, 2019: Through this weekend, the risk of flooding rainfall will extend from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Tennessee and Ohio valleys as well as the southern Appalachians.
February 18, 2019: Perhaps hoping to distract from Greenpeace’s latest report on its “dirty cloud, Amazon this morning announced a new environmental commitment, focused on reducing its carbon footprint. The company says it aims to reach 50 percent of all Amazon shipments with net zero carbon by 2030. The company is callin...
February 18, 2019: Fortnite's earthquakes are making cracks all over the northeastern portion of the map. Here's where to find them and when to watch them form.
February 18, 2019: Brandon McGlover, 33, pleaded guilty to setting the fire that destroyed more than 13,000 acres east of Los Angeles.
February 18, 2019: Major online retailer Amazon is making a push to halve the carbon footprint of its shipments by 2030.The company, which relies largely on shipping packages across the globe, said Monday it ultimately aims to make all its shipments carbon...
February 18, 2019: Ecommerce giant has faced criticism for not doing enough in the fight against climate change
February 18, 2019: Amazon.com has set a net zero carbon goal on 50 percent of its shipments by 2030, it announced on Monday.
February 18, 2019: Scientists have developed a new technique for studying light pollution using the photographs snapped by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
February 18, 2019: California's deadliest wildfire worsened an already bad housing crisis in rural Butte County. But the fire has jump-started a local effort to build a tiny home community for area homeless.
February 18, 2019: When Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle four months ago, it left damage across an 80-mile swath, leveling homes and schools. The school board now has tough decisions to make for the hundreds of students who stayed.
February 18, 2019: The climate scientist who popularized the term global
February 17, 2019: Experts warn that failure to act risks spike in global temperaturesDramatic rises in atmospheric methane are threatening to derail plans to hold global temperature rises to 2C, scientists have warned.In a paper published this month by the American Geophysical Union, researchers say sharp rises in levels of methane ...
February 17, 2019: Below-normal temperatures will accompany bouts of rain and snow across the western United States this week.
February 17, 2019: Extinction Rebellion calls for fashion industry to halt trend of excessive consumptionProtesters from the environmental action group Extinction Rebellion are disrupting London fashion week.A small group holding a banner saying “rebel for life” have already blocked the road outside Victoria Beckham’s show at th...
February 17, 2019: John D. Brider was found passed out near a homeless shelter and taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where he later died. Brider, 63, had gone into cardiac arrest and oxygen had been cut off to his brain. But another, seemingly improbable, factor contributed to his death last winter:...
February 17, 2019: Starting next year, every new home built in California will have something extra on top.
February 17, 2019: Scientists say roast meal can make household air dirtier than in sixth most polluted cityCooking a Sunday roast can drive indoor air pollution far above the levels found in the most polluted cities on Earth, scientists have said.Researchers found that roasting meat and vegetables, and using a gas hob, released a sur...
February 17, 2019: The same prison suffered £1m damage in a 230-man riot in 2016.
February 17, 2019: A magnitude-3.7 earthquake was reported Sunday morning near Napa, Calif. The shallow temblor was centered 2 miles from Lokoya, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It occurred at 1:55 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was five miles from...
February 17, 2019: A shallow magnitude-3.4 earthquake was reported Sunday morning near Tehachapi, Calif. The quake was centered three miles from Fig Orchard, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It occurred at 3:36 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from...
February 17, 2019: Google is the biggest corporate buyer of renewable energy in the world, and now the technology giant is building its first solar power project in Asia, directly above fishing ponds in Taiwan.
February 17, 2019: A man was sentenced to 12 years in prison after he admitted to sparking a wildfire in Southern California that forced over 7,000 residents to evacuate last summer.
February 17, 2019: The Stellar Daisy, a massive South Korean tanker that sank in March 2017, was found on the floor of the South Atlantic Ocean nearly two years later, the CEO of an ocean exploration company revealed Sunday.
February 16, 2019: California Gov. Gavin Newsom blasted President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency Friday and accused him of forgetting about the "real emergency" needs of survivors of last year's disastrous Camp Fire.
February 16, 2019: Tens of thousands of British youngsters skipped school Friday to demand government action to stop climate change.