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  • James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

    James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:30:04 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:05:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marshall Ritzel). James Hansen sits for a portrait in his home in New York on April 12, 2018. NASA’s top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening. In a...(AP Photo/Marshall Ritzel). James Hansen sits for a portrait in his home in New York on April 12, 2018. NASA’s top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening. In a...

    Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change.

    Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change.

  • Bumblebee blues: Pacific Northwest pollinator in trouble

    Bumblebee blues: Pacific Northwest pollinator in trouble

    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-06-17 16:39:59 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:03:53 GMT
    (Rich Hatfield/The Xerces Society via AP). This undated photo provided by Rich Hatfield shows a western bumble bee (Bombus occidentalis) lands on Canada goldenrod. The Pacific Northwest Bumble Bee Atlas for Idaho, Oregon and Washington that started thi...(Rich Hatfield/The Xerces Society via AP). This undated photo provided by Rich Hatfield shows a western bumble bee (Bombus occidentalis) lands on Canada goldenrod. The Pacific Northwest Bumble Bee Atlas for Idaho, Oregon and Washington that started thi...
    A three-year project to get a better understanding of the distribution of nearly 30 bumblebee species in the Pacific Northwest and why some appear to be declining is, well, buzzing.
    A three-year project to get a better understanding of the distribution of nearly 30 bumblebee species in the Pacific Northwest and why some appear to be declining is, well, buzzing.
  • Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

    Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:40:22 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:03:45 GMT
    (Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File). FILE - In this August, 2009, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. A new study concludes that endange...(Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File). FILE - In this August, 2009, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. A new study concludes that endange...
    A new study concludes that endangered beluga whales in Cook Inlet in Alaska changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater.
    A new study concludes that endangered beluga whales in Cook Inlet in Alaska changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater.
  • Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

    Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-06-18 10:30:02 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:02:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, steam rises in the air from the brown coal power plant Schwarze Pumpe in the Lusatia, (Lausitz) area in Germany.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, steam rises in the air from the brown coal power plant Schwarze Pumpe in the Lusatia, (Lausitz) area in Germany.
    Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change.
    Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change.
  • Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

    Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:03 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:02:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 3, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi AG, attends the shareholders' meeting of the Volkswagen stock company in Berlin, Germany. German prosecutors say they have expanded their probe ...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 3, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi AG, attends the shareholders' meeting of the Volkswagen stock company in Berlin, Germany. German prosecutors say they have expanded their probe ...
    German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls.
    German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls.
  • New Delhi orders construction halt as pollution levels soar

    New Delhi orders construction halt as pollution levels soar

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:28 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:28:16 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:03:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/R S Iyer). Cyclists pedal on a road enveloped by a thick haze of dust in Greater Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, June 14, 2018. The Indian capital region experienced severe levels of pollution for the third straight day...(AP Photo/R S Iyer). Cyclists pedal on a road enveloped by a thick haze of dust in Greater Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, June 14, 2018. The Indian capital region experienced severe levels of pollution for the third straight day...
    New Delhi officials have ordered a two-day halt to construction in an attempt to reduce choking pollution that has cloaked the city in smog and dust.
    New Delhi officials have ordered a two-day halt to construction in an attempt to reduce choking pollution that has cloaked the city in smog and dust.
  • Work begins to boost airflow at US nuclear repository

    Work begins to boost airflow at US nuclear repository

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:18:03 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:13:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File). FILE - This March 6, 2014 file photo shows the idled Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, near Carlsbad, N.M. Work has started on a new ventilation system that will c...(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File). FILE - This March 6, 2014 file photo shows the idled Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, near Carlsbad, N.M. Work has started on a new ventilation system that will c...
    Work has started on a new ventilation system that will clear the way for more radioactive waste to be hauled underground and disposed of at the U.S. government's nuclear repository in southern New Mexico.
    Work has started on a new ventilation system that will clear the way for more radioactive waste to be hauled underground and disposed of at the U.S. government's nuclear repository in southern New Mexico.
  • Portugal remembers 66 victims from deadly year for wildfires

    Portugal remembers 66 victims from deadly year for wildfires

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:49:36 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-06-17 18:41:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sergio Azenha). People leave a church, Sunday, June 17 2018, after attending a mass to mark the first anniversary of a wildfire that killed 66 people, in Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal. Sunday marks the one year anniversary since a blaze b...(AP Photo/Sergio Azenha). People leave a church, Sunday, June 17 2018, after attending a mass to mark the first anniversary of a wildfire that killed 66 people, in Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal. Sunday marks the one year anniversary since a blaze b...
    Portugal's president and prime minister have attended a Mass in a rural town to mark the anniversary of a wildfire that killed 66 people.
    Portugal's president and prime minister have attended a Mass in a rural town to mark the anniversary of a wildfire that killed 66 people.
  • Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes

    Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:07:26 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-06-17 10:02:20 GMT
    New research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in August 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust due to seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and...
    New research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in August 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust due to seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and Sonoma valleys.
  • Dangerous plant that could cause burns, blindness found in Virginia

    Dangerous plant that could cause burns, blindness found in Virginia

    Saturday, June 16 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-06-16 19:48:15 GMT
    Sap from the Giant Hogweed could cause blindness. (Source: Virginia Invasive Species)Sap from the Giant Hogweed could cause blindness. (Source: Virginia Invasive Species)

    An invasive species of plant that can be incredibly dangerous to humans has been spotted in Virginia.

    An invasive species of plant that can be incredibly dangerous to humans has been spotted in Virginia.

  • US resumes destroying obsolete chemical weapons in Colorado

    US resumes destroying obsolete chemical weapons in Colorado

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:17:20 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:49:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, a remotely controlled robot handles an inert simulated chemical munition during training at the Pueblo Chemical Depot in southern Colorado. The Army announced Wednesday, June 1...(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, a remotely controlled robot handles an inert simulated chemical munition during training at the Pueblo Chemical Depot in southern Colorado. The Army announced Wednesday, June 1...
    The U.S. Army has resumed destroying obsolete chemical weapons at a Colorado depot after a nine-month shutdown for repairs.
    The U.S. Army has resumed destroying obsolete chemical weapons at a Colorado depot after a nine-month shutdown for repairs.
  • Ancient Native American remains reburied on California isle

    Ancient Native American remains reburied on California isle

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:08:19 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:04:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes,File). FILE - In this Jan. 2009 file photo waves break on San Miguel Island, off the coast of Southern California. The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to the island off the South...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes,File). FILE - In this Jan. 2009 file photo waves break on San Miguel Island, off the coast of Southern California. The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to the island off the South...
    The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to an island off Southern California where they were discovered in 2005.
    The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to an island off Southern California where they were discovered in 2005.
  • New Mexico national forest says no to geothermal drilling

    New Mexico national forest says no to geothermal drilling

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:18:32 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:18:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File). FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2010, file photo, the East Fork of the Jemez River cuts through Valles Caldera National Preserve, in N.M. Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produc...(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File). FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2010, file photo, the East Fork of the Jemez River cuts through Valles Caldera National Preserve, in N.M. Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produc...
    Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produce electricity are now off limits as one national forest in northern New Mexico has said no to the prospect of geothermal development.
    Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produce electricity are now off limits as one national forest in northern New Mexico has said no to the prospect of geothermal development.
  • Jurassic World cast reacts to real-world volcanic disasters

    Jurassic World cast reacts to real-world volcanic disasters

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:08:00 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:29:30 GMT
    (Universal Pictures via AP). This image released by Universal Pictures shows a scene from the upcoming "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom."(Universal Pictures via AP). This image released by Universal Pictures shows a scene from the upcoming "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom."
    The cast and crew of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" say it's an unfortunate coincidence that their summer blockbuster centers on a massively destructive erupting volcano.
    The cast and crew of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" say it's an unfortunate coincidence that their summer blockbuster centers on a massively destructive erupting volcano.
  • McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

    McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:08:25 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:29:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, plastic straws from a McDonald's restaurant are shown in Doral, Fla. McDonald’s said Friday, June 15, 2018 it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, plastic straws from a McDonald's restaurant are shown in Doral, Fla. McDonald’s said Friday, June 15, 2018 it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom...
    McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland, test an alternative to plastic in some U.S. restaurants later this year.
    McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland, test an alternative to plastic in some U.S. restaurants later this year.
  • Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

    Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-06-13 17:37:26 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:43:30 GMT
    A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to. (Source: Pixabay, file)A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to. (Source: Pixabay, file)

    A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to.

    A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to.

  • Vog is staying south of Oahu for now, but could get bad

    Vog is staying south of Oahu for now, but could get bad

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:58:43 GMT
    Volcano emission model from VMAPVolcano emission model from VMAP
    Volcano emission model from VMAPVolcano emission model from VMAP

    Officials from the National Weather Service say that vog, volcanic smog, from the Big Island is just south of Oahu. 

    Officials from the National Weather Service say that vog, volcanic smog, from the Big Island is just south of Oahu. 

  • Colorado wildfire forces nearly 2K evacuations amid drought

    Colorado wildfire forces nearly 2K evacuations amid drought

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:18:15 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:13:32 GMT
    (Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP). A gigantic plume of smoke rises as the 416 Fire burns near Durango, Colo., Wednesday, June 13, 2018.(Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP). A gigantic plume of smoke rises as the 416 Fire burns near Durango, Colo., Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    The threat of hot, windy weather and thunderstorms is posing more problems for firefighters battling a Colorado blaze that has forced residents of more than 1,000 homes to evacuate.
    The threat of hot, windy weather and thunderstorms is posing more problems for firefighters battling a Colorado blaze that has forced residents of more than 1,000 homes to evacuate.
  • Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

    Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:57:55 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-06-14 13:08:05 GMT
    Samsung Electronics has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020.
    Samsung Electronics has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020.
  • Energy regulators: No grid emergency to justify coal bailout

    Energy regulators: No grid emergency to justify coal bailout

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-06-12 17:46:20 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-06-13 07:28:37 GMT
    Federal regulators are disputing the Trump administration's claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation's power grid.
    Federal regulators are disputing the Trump administration's claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation's power grid.
  • Heat-trapping carbon dioxide levels in air hit another high

    Heat-trapping carbon dioxide levels in air hit another high

    Thursday, June 7 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-06-07 18:10:49 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:29:24 GMT
    Scientists report amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air peaked again this year at record levels.
    Scientists report amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air peaked again this year at record levels.
  • PHOTOS: Lava decimates whole subdivisions on Hawaii Island

    PHOTOS: Lava spews to the surface on Hawaii Island

    Monday, June 11 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-06-11 22:36:29 GMT

    PHOTOS: Lava spews to the surface on Hawaii Island

    PHOTOS: Lava spews to the surface on Hawaii Island

  • Report: Downed power lines sparked deadly California fires

    Report: Downed power lines sparked deadly California fires

    Friday, June 8 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-06-08 23:11:39 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-06-11 18:11:05 GMT
    California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says 12 Northern California wildfires last fall, including two that killed a total of 15 people, were caused by downed power lines.
    California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says 12 Northern California wildfires last fall, including two that killed a total of 15 people, were caused by downed power lines.
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    State pledges $12M for lava response as number of homes destroyed rises to 600

    State pledges $12M for lava response as number of homes destroyed rises to 600

    Friday, June 8 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-06-09 02:02:50 GMT
    Fissure no. 8 continues to spew out fountains of lava, creating flows that are emptying into the sea off Kapoho. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)Fissure no. 8 continues to spew out fountains of lava, creating flows that are emptying into the sea off Kapoho. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)

    Active eruptions claimed dozens more homes over the weekend as it cut its way through Kapoho before reaching the sea.

    Active eruptions claimed dozens more homes over the weekend as it cut its way through Kapoho before reaching the sea.

  • New photos show extent of damage to Halemaumau Crater overlook area

    New photos show extent of damage to Halemaumau Crater overlook area

    Friday, June 8 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-06-08 20:11:09 GMT
    A crack is seen at the former Halema‘uma‘u parking lot after extreme volcanic activity damaged the area. (IMAGE: U.S. Geological Survey)A crack is seen at the former Halema‘uma‘u parking lot after extreme volcanic activity damaged the area. (IMAGE: U.S. Geological Survey)

    Amid ongoing explosive eruptions at Kilauea's summit, new images show the incredible extent of damage at the former Halemaumau Crater overlook. 

    Amid ongoing explosive eruptions at Kilauea's summit, new images show the incredible extent of damage at the former Halemaumau Crater overlook. 

  • The heat is back on high: May smashes US temperature records

    The heat is back on high: May smashes US temperature records

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-06 15:20:10 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-06-07 19:42:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 15, 2018 file photo, Rick Stewart sits in the sunshine with the New York City skyline in the background, in a park in Weehawken, N.J. According to weather records released on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, M...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 15, 2018 file photo, Rick Stewart sits in the sunshine with the New York City skyline in the background, in a park in Weehawken, N.J. According to weather records released on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, M...
    Federal scientists say May shattered all kinds of heat records in the United States.
    Federal scientists say May shattered all kinds of heat records in the United States.
  • Group threatens lawsuit over habitat protection for orcas

    Group threatens lawsuit over habitat protection for orcas

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-07 00:30:31 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-06-07 18:14:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, an endangered southern resident female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound, west of Seattle. A conservation group says the federal government is failing to...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, an endangered southern resident female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound, west of Seattle. A conservation group says the federal government is failing to...
    A conservation group says the federal government is failing to protect offshore areas along the U.S. West Coast to help endangered orcas.
    A conservation group says the federal government is failing to protect offshore areas along the U.S. West Coast to help endangered orcas.
  • UN: Plastic bans can work, but need planning and enforcement

    UN: Plastic bans can work, but need planning and enforcement

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-06-05 08:09:24 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-06-07 05:03:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri). Volunteers clean the banks of Yamuna, India's sacred river that flows through New Delhi, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. World Environment Day is observed during June 5. This year the theme is "Beat Plastic Pollution".(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri). Volunteers clean the banks of Yamuna, India's sacred river that flows through New Delhi, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. World Environment Day is observed during June 5. This year the theme is "Beat Plastic Pollution".
    The U.N. says that government bans on plastic can be effective in cutting back on waste but poor planning and follow-through have left many such bans ineffective.
    The U.N. says that government bans on plastic can be effective in cutting back on waste but poor planning and follow-through have left many such bans ineffective.
  • Orangutan forest being logged despite Indonesian gov't vow

    Orangutan forest being logged despite Indonesian gov't vow

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-06-05 07:29:18 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-06 22:53:57 GMT
    Environmentalists say a tropical forest that's home to critically endangered orangutans is being logged more than a year after Indonesia's government ordered a halt to the forest's exploitation.
    Environmentalists say a tropical forest that's home to critically endangered orangutans is being logged more than a year after Indonesia's government ordered a halt to the forest's exploitation.
  • AP Explains: A closer look at Guatemala's Volcano of Fire

    AP Explains: A closer look at Guatemala's Volcano of Fire

    Monday, June 4 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-06-04 21:44:23 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-06 18:24:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luis Soto). The Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, continues to spill out smoke and ash as residents evacuate from Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018. A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural...(AP Photo/Luis Soto). The Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, continues to spill out smoke and ash as residents evacuate from Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018. A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural...
    Volcano that erupted in Guatemala is among 11 active in the Central American country.
    Volcano that erupted in Guatemala is among 11 active in the Central American country.
  • Australian supermarket giants cutting back on plastics

    Australian supermarket giants cutting back on plastics

    Monday, June 4 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-05 02:49:29 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-06-06 14:55:10 GMT
    Australians will find fewer plastics on the shelves at Woolworths and Coles stores.
    Australians will find fewer plastics on the shelves at Woolworths and Coles stores.
  • Pope summons oil execs to Vatican to talk climate change

    Pope summons oil execs to Vatican to talk climate change

    Friday, June 1 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-06-01 21:47:38 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-06-06 07:32:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, May 30, 2018 file photo, Pope Francis is given bracelets as he meets with some of the participants of the Spirit of The Planet Festival, an International gathering of Indigenous people, during...(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, May 30, 2018 file photo, Pope Francis is given bracelets as he meets with some of the participants of the Spirit of The Planet Festival, an International gathering of Indigenous people, during...
    Pope Francis next week will meet with global oil executives to talk about global warming.
    Pope Francis next week will meet with global oil executives to talk about global warming.
  • 'Fixer Upper' stars settle with EPA on lead paint violations

    'Fixer Upper' stars settle with EPA on lead paint violations

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-06-05 23:30:55 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-05 23:42:25 GMT
    Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's "Fixer Upper" series, have settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on allegations that they used inadequate protection while removing lead paint during...
    Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's "Fixer Upper" series, have settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on allegations that they used inadequate protection while removing lead paint during renovations.
  • Ailing weather satellite produces sharp snapshot of Earth

    Ailing weather satellite produces sharp snapshot of Earth

    Thursday, May 31 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-05-31 19:36:48 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-06-05 19:04:33 GMT
    (NOAA/NASA via AP). This image provided by NOAA/NASA on Thursday, May 31, 2018 shows the Earth’s western hemisphere at 12:00 p.m. EDT on May 20, 2018 made by the new GOES-17 satellite, using the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) instrument. The weather sa...(NOAA/NASA via AP). This image provided by NOAA/NASA on Thursday, May 31, 2018 shows the Earth’s western hemisphere at 12:00 p.m. EDT on May 20, 2018 made by the new GOES-17 satellite, using the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) instrument. The weather sa...
    Despite a serious cooling problem, the newest U.S. weather satellite has produced a sharp snapshot of Earth.
    Despite a serious cooling problem, the newest U.S. weather satellite has produced a sharp snapshot of Earth.
  • Meek Mill's lawyers ask court to remove judge from his case

    Meek Mill's lawyers ask court to remove judge from his case

    Monday, June 4 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-06-04 19:49:30 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-06-05 12:50:38 GMT
    Meek Mill's lawyers have asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to remove a judge from his case, blasting her conduct as unprofessional.
    Meek Mill's lawyers have asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to remove a judge from his case, blasting her conduct as unprofessional.
  • Oregon looks into price gouging as city faces tainted water

    Oregon looks into price gouging as city faces tainted water

    Thursday, May 31 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-05-31 23:08:30 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 4:42 AM EDT2018-06-05 08:42:36 GMT
    (Mark Ylen/Albany Democrat-Herald via AP). Juana Francisco of Albany, Ore., loads her trunk with water purchased at WinCo Tuesday evening, May 29, 2018. The Oregon National Guard will hand out free water at 10 locations to residents who can't drink tap...(Mark Ylen/Albany Democrat-Herald via AP). Juana Francisco of Albany, Ore., loads her trunk with water purchased at WinCo Tuesday evening, May 29, 2018. The Oregon National Guard will hand out free water at 10 locations to residents who can't drink tap...
    The Oregon National Guard will hand out free water at 10 locations to residents who can't drink tap water due to toxins from an algae bloom in a reservoir.
    The Oregon National Guard will hand out free water at 10 locations to residents who can't drink tap water due to toxins from an algae bloom in a reservoir.
  • Energy chief defends Trump directive on coal, nuclear plants

    Energy chief defends Trump directive on coal, nuclear plants

    Monday, June 4 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-06-04 19:29:22 GMT
    Monday, June 4 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-06-04 22:50:09 GMT
    Energy Secretary Rick Perry is defending President Donald Trump's call to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is "alarming" and poses a looming crisis for the...
    Energy Secretary Rick Perry is defending President Donald Trump's call to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is "alarming" and poses a looming crisis for the nation's power grid.
  • The last straw: Communities move to ditch plastic

    The last straw: Communities move to ditch plastic

    Monday, June 4 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-06-04 16:23:50 GMT
    Monday, June 4 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-06-04 16:43:04 GMT

    Americans generated more than 33 million tons of plastic waste in 2014, the EPA said. Less than 10 percent of it gets recycled.

    Americans generated more than 33 million tons of plastic waste in 2014, the EPA said. Less than 10 percent of it gets recycled.

  • Ongoing eruption claims at least 87 homes

    Ongoing eruption claims at least 87 homes

    Sunday, June 3 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-06-03 09:55:47 GMT
    A fountain as high as a 20-story building shoots from the ground in Leilani Estates. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)A fountain as high as a 20-story building shoots from the ground in Leilani Estates. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)

    Nearly four weeks after eruptions started in lower Puna, lava has wiped out at least 75 homes, active flows continue to cover major thoroughfares and threaten properties, fountains spewing from the ground are topping 200 feet — and the volcanic activity still shows no signs of stopping. 

    Nearly four weeks after eruptions started in lower Puna, lava has wiped out at least 75 homes, active flows continue to cover major thoroughfares and threaten properties, fountains spewing from the ground are topping 200 feet — and the volcanic activity still shows no signs of stopping. 

  • Explosive eruptions are changing the face of Kilauea's summit crater

    Explosive eruptions are changing the face of Kilauea's summit crater

    Friday, June 1 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-06-02 03:43:03 GMT
    USGS drone footage captures the details occurring within Halema'uma'u crater. (U.S. Geological Survey)USGS drone footage captures the details occurring within Halema'uma'u crater. (U.S. Geological Survey)

    The vent inside Kilauea's summit crater has expanded by 10 times in a matter of a month, experts with the U.S. Geological Survey said.

    The vent inside Kilauea's summit crater has expanded by 10 times in a matter of a month, experts with the U.S. Geological Survey said.

  • Pele's hair: An interesting sight, but officials say stay away

    Pele's hair: An interesting sight, but officials say stay away

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-29 19:32:54 GMT

    The recent eruptions at Kilauea’s east rift zone have been producing some awe-inspiring geological phenomena, and the latest one to come to light: fine strands of volcanic glass, also known as Pele’s hair.

    The recent eruptions at Kilauea’s east rift zone have been producing some awe-inspiring geological phenomena, and the latest one to come to light: fine strands of volcanic glass, also known as Pele’s hair.

  • New image debunks misconception of scale of Big Island lava flow

    New image debunks misconception of scale of Big Island lava flow

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:31:17 GMT

    As anxious residents scour the internet for the latest information on the Kilauea eruptions, authorities have also been dealing with a slew of misconceptions and rumors circulating on social media.

    As anxious residents scour the internet for the latest information on the Kilauea eruptions, authorities have also been dealing with a slew of misconceptions and rumors circulating on social media.

  • From her backyard bench, a spectacular — and devastating — lava show

    From her backyard bench, a spectacular — and devastating — lava show

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:45:34 GMT
    Eruptions continue in lower Puna, where lava is sending fountains into the air and threatening homes. (Image: Hawaii News Now)Eruptions continue in lower Puna, where lava is sending fountains into the air and threatening homes. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    A few years ago, Debbie Kalaluhi got a bench for whale watching. 

    A few years ago, Debbie Kalaluhi got a bench for whale watching. 

  • NOAA: April was 3rd warmest on record globally

    NOAA: April was 3rd warmest on record globally

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:39:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:50:09 GMT
    According to NCEI's Regional Analysis, four of six continents had an April temperature that ranked among the five warmest Aprils on record, with South America and Europe having their warmest April on record, the NOAA report states. (Source: (NOAA NCEI)According to NCEI's Regional Analysis, four of six continents had an April temperature that ranked among the five warmest Aprils on record, with South America and Europe having their warmest April on record, the NOAA report states. (Source: (NOAA NCEI)

    According to the group's regional analysis, four of six continents had an April temperature that ranked among the five warmest Aprils on record, with South America and Europe having their warmest April on record, the NOAA report states.

    According to the group's regional analysis, four of six continents had an April temperature that ranked among the five warmest Aprils on record, with South America and Europe having their warmest April on record, the NOAA report states.

  • breaking

    Eruptions continue with new fissure in Lanipuna Gardens subdivision

    Eruptions continue with new fissure in Lanipuna Gardens subdivision

    Monday, May 14 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-05-14 19:45:56 GMT

    Residents in Puna are being urged to be on alert after a series of earthquakes in Kilauea volcano's east rift zone, which may indicate an eruption is imminent.

    Residents in Puna are being urged to be on alert after a series of earthquakes in Kilauea volcano's east rift zone, which may indicate an eruption is imminent.

  • Study: Humans contribute to air pollution through burnoff of skin and hair products

    Study: Humans contribute to air pollution through burnoff of skin and hair products

    Saturday, May 12 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-05-12 10:57:12 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-05-12 10:57:12 GMT
    Research found people in Boulder were producing something like 1/5 to 1/3 as much D5 siloxane as their cars emitted benzene. (Source: AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)Research found people in Boulder were producing something like 1/5 to 1/3 as much D5 siloxane as their cars emitted benzene. (Source: AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Research found people in Boulder were producing something like 20-33 percent as much D5 siloxane in product burnoff as their cars emitted benzene.

    Research found people in Boulder were producing something like 20-33 percent as much D5 siloxane in product burnoff as their cars emitted benzene.

  • Amid ongoing eruptions, Big Island faces a daunting new problem: A housing crisis

    Amid ongoing eruptions, Big Island faces a daunting new problem: A housing crisis

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-11 03:43:20 GMT
    Since eruptions started in Puna, hundreds have been forced to evacuate. (Image: Hawaii News Now)Since eruptions started in Puna, hundreds have been forced to evacuate. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    Lawmakers are scrambling to find a solution to the housing crisis in Puna bought on by ongoing eruptions that have already destroyed 27 homes. 

    Lawmakers are scrambling to find a solution to the housing crisis in Puna bought on by ongoing eruptions that have already destroyed 27 homes. 

  • Kilauea eruptions being compared to 1955 event that went on for months

    Kilauea eruptions being compared to 1955 event that went on for months

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-09 22:41:17 GMT
    (Image: U.S. Department of Agriculture archives)(Image: U.S. Department of Agriculture archives)

    Geologists have compared the seismic activity and eruption in Puna that's cutting through the Leilani Estates subdivision to an eruption in 1955.

    Geologists have compared the seismic activity and eruption in Puna that's cutting through the Leilani Estates subdivision to an eruption in 1955.

  • Residents allowed to temporarily return to Leilani Estates to collect items

    Residents allowed to temporarily return to Leilani Estates to collect items

    Monday, May 7 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-05-07 21:18:27 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)

    With upwards of 200 Big Island residents staying overnight at public shelters, many were left wondering if or when they'd be let back into the Leilani estates subdivision.  

    With upwards of 200 Big Island residents staying overnight at public shelters, many were left wondering if or when they'd be let back into the Leilani estates subdivision.  

  • Could the eruption on the Big Island trigger a localized tsunami? It did

    Could the eruption on the Big Island trigger a localized tsunami? It did

    Saturday, May 5 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-05-05 10:26:45 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)(Image: Hawaii News Now/file)
    (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)(Image: Hawaii News Now/file)

    The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is getting a number of calls from residents worried that seismic activity and a growing eruption on Hawaii Island could trigger a localized tsunami.

    The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is getting a number of calls from residents worried that seismic activity and a growing eruption on Hawaii Island could trigger a localized tsunami.

  • WATCH: Drone video captures lava inching its way through Puna

    WATCH: Drone video captures lava inching its way through Puna

    Friday, May 4 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-04 04:23:58 GMT
    (Image: Jeremiah Osuna)(Image: Jeremiah Osuna)
    (Image: Jeremiah Osuna)(Image: Jeremiah Osuna)

    New drone video obtained by Hawaii News Now shows the dangerous path of lava inching its way through the Puna District.

    New drone video obtained by Hawaii News Now shows the dangerous path of lava inching its way through the Puna District.

  • Lawmakers OK ban on sale of sunscreens linked to coral damage

    Lawmakers OK ban on sale of sunscreens linked to coral damage

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-05-02 03:45:26 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)(Image: Hawaii News Now/file)

    Hawaii lawmakers made history Tuesday, approving a ban on the sale of sunscreens with chemicals that could be harmful to the environment.

    Hawaii lawmakers made history Tuesday, approving a ban on the sale of sunscreens with chemicals that could be harmful to the environment.

  • Scientists engineer plastic-eating enzyme

    Scientists engineer plastic-eating enzyme

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:41:44 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:54:38 GMT
    A new substance that degrades plastic could help address environmental pollution. (Source: Pixabay)A new substance that degrades plastic could help address environmental pollution. (Source: Pixabay)

    A new substance that “eats” plastic could take a major bite out of global pollution.

    A new substance that “eats” plastic could take a major bite out of global pollution.

  • A train filled with human feces has sat for months in an Alabama town. And summer is coming.

    A train filled with human feces has sat for months in an Alabama town. And summer is coming.

    Thursday, April 5 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-04-05 13:01:06 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-04-05 14:01:24 GMT

    Train cars containing millions of pounds of human poo have sat in an Alabama railyard since February.

    Train cars containing millions of pounds of human poo have sat in an Alabama railyard since February.

  • A giant patch of garbage in the Pacific is twice the size of Texas

    A giant patch of garbage in the Pacific is twice the size of Texas

    Friday, March 23 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-03-23 16:19:57 GMT
    Friday, March 23 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-03-23 17:02:45 GMT

    The size of the floating mass of garbage is larger than previously thought, and environmentalists are worried about sea life.

    The size of the floating mass of garbage is larger than previously thought, and environmentalists are worried about sea life.

  • Study: Garbage patch in the Pacific now twice the size of Texas — and growing

    Study: Garbage patch in the Pacific now twice the size of Texas — and growing

    Thursday, March 22 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-03-23 03:29:20 GMT
    (Image: The Ocean Cleanup)(Image: The Ocean Cleanup)

    A new three-year mapping effort of the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch has discovered that the mass is significantly larger than previously estimates.

    A new three-year mapping effort of the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch has discovered that the mass is significantly larger than previously estimates.

  • Emails reveal Duke edited scientific reports on coal ash, coordinated with advisory board chair

    Emails reveal Duke edited scientific reports on coal ash, coordinated with advisory board chair

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:48 PM EST2017-11-16 20:48:36 GMT
    (Sky3 | WBTV)(Sky3 | WBTV)

    WBTV requested emails and documents from two professors at UNC Charlotte - Daniels and Dr. Bill Langley - who were paid by Duke Energy to investigate scientific questions related to the company’s coal ash ponds.

    WBTV requested emails and documents from two professors at UNC Charlotte - Daniels and Dr. Bill Langley - who were paid by Duke Energy to investigate scientific questions related to the company’s coal ash ponds.

  • NOAA: Gulf 'dead zone' now the size of New Jersey

    NOAA: Gulf 'dead zone' now the size of New Jersey

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-08-02 22:17:21 GMT
    At 8,776 square miles, this year's dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is the largest ever measured. (Image source: N. Rabalais, LSU/LUMCON)At 8,776 square miles, this year's dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is the largest ever measured. (Image source: N. Rabalais, LSU/LUMCON)

    Scientists say the "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico is now about the size of New Jersey - the largest it's ever been since mapping of the area began in 1985.

    Scientists say the "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico is now about the size of New Jersey - the largest it's ever been since mapping of the area began in 1985.

  • As seas rise, calls grow to move major Maui highway inland

    As seas rise, calls grow to move major Maui highway inland

    Thursday, June 15 2017 1:10 AM EDT2017-06-15 05:10:25 GMT
    (Image: Mark Deakos)(Image: Mark Deakos)

    For years, the drive into and out of West Maui has been plagued with traffic and splashing waves during south swells.

    For years, the drive into and out of West Maui has been plagued with traffic and splashing waves during south swells.

  • Hawaii becomes first state to formally adopt climate accord pledges

    Hawaii becomes first state to formally adopt climate accord pledges

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-06-06 23:42:47 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)

    Hawaii is the first state to formally adopt the pledges of the Paris Climate Accord, Gov. David Ige announced Tuesday.

    Hawaii is the first state to formally adopt the pledges of the Paris Climate Accord, Gov. David Ige announced Tuesday.

  • Tens of thousands of crustaceans wash ashore along miles of Mokuleia beaches

    Tens of thousands of crustaceans wash ashore along miles of Mokuleia beaches

    Thursday, May 4 2017 2:40 AM EDT2017-05-04 06:40:39 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)

    A mystery in Mokuleia as millions of tiny crustaceans washed up on shore on Wednesdays.

    A mystery in Mokuleia as millions of tiny crustaceans washed up on shore on Wednesdays.

  • Raising awareness about ocean trash – with art

    Raising awareness about ocean trash – with art

    Tuesday, February 9 2016 9:12 PM EST2016-02-10 02:12:50 GMT
    Tuesday, February 9 2016 11:46 PM EST2016-02-10 04:46:47 GMT

    Artist Shannon McCarthy turns trash into treasure, and wants you to know why.

    Artist Shannon McCarthy turns trash into treasure, and wants you to know why.

  • Kauai hits renewable energy milestone

    Kauai hits renewable energy milestone

    Tuesday, February 2 2016 8:31 PM EST2016-02-03 01:31:01 GMT
    Tuesday, February 2 2016 11:47 PM EST2016-02-03 04:47:37 GMT
    File ImageFile Image

    While Hawaiian Electric Co. customers on Oahu are battling just to get their rooftop photovoltaic systems online, Kauai Island Utility Cooperative members are hitting an impressive renewable energy milestone.

    While Hawaiian Electric Co. customers on Oahu are battling just to get their rooftop photovoltaic systems online, Kauai Island Utility Cooperative members are hitting an impressive renewable energy milestone.

  • State looks to end bottled water deliveries

    State looks to end bottled water deliveries

    Friday, November 18 2016 4:56 AM EST2016-11-18 09:56:06 GMT
    Friday, November 18 2016 4:56 AM EST2016-11-18 09:56:06 GMT
    Source: WNEMSource: WNEM

    The state is looking to end bottled water deliveries to folks with lead-tainted water in Flint. 

    The state is looking to end bottled water deliveries to folks with lead-tainted water in Flint. 

  • Grassroots movement adding pressure for plant to reduce potential cancerous emission

    Grassroots movement adding pressure for plant to reduce potential cancerous emission

    More eyes than ever are fixed on the Denka Elastomer Facility in Reserve and the potential cancer causing chemical being pumped out of it.  

    More eyes than ever are fixed on the Denka Elastomer Facility in Reserve and the potential cancer causing chemical being pumped out of it.  

  • Air of Uncertainty: EPA singles out small Louisiana community as highest cancer risk

    Air of Uncertainty: EPA singles out small Louisiana community as highest cancer risk

    It's the only plant of its kind in the country and the federal government says its putting a local community at the highest risk of developing cancer in the nation. 

    It's the only plant of its kind in the country and the federal government says its putting a local community at the highest risk of developing cancer in the nation. 

  • Elevated levels of arsenic found in Charlotte's main water supply

    Elevated levels of arsenic found in Charlotte's main water supply

    Thursday, July 7 2016 12:25 PM EDT2016-07-07 16:25:02 GMT
    (Source: WBTV/File)(Source: WBTV/File)

    Mecklenburg County officials just confirmed to WBTV that elevated levels of arsenic were found in Charlotte's main water supply during testing last month.

    Mecklenburg County officials just confirmed to WBTV that elevated levels of arsenic were found in Charlotte's main water supply during testing last month.

  • New tests find coal ash contaminants in water wells outside half-mile radius

    New tests find coal ash contaminants in water wells outside half-mile radius

    Wednesday, July 6 2016 12:56 PM EDT2016-07-06 16:56:39 GMT
    (Corey Schmidt | WBTV)(Corey Schmidt | WBTV)

    New tests found water wells with elevated levels of a toxin commonly associated with coal ash in water wells located up to a mile away from a nearby coal ash pond.

    New tests found water wells with elevated levels of a toxin commonly associated with coal ash in water wells located up to a mile away from a nearby coal ash pond.

  • DEQ: All coal ash ponds must close by 2024

    DEQ: All coal ash ponds must close by 2024

    Wednesday, May 18 2016 11:43 AM EDT2016-05-18 15:43:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 18 2016 8:48 PM EDT2016-05-19 00:48:16 GMT
    (Source: WBTV/File)(Source: WBTV/File)

    All 33 coal ash ponds across North Carolina will have to be closed by 2024, according to a classification report released Wednesday by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.

    All 33 coal ash ponds across North Carolina will have to be closed by 2024, according to a classification report released Wednesday by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.

  • Agency seeks input on floating wind farms off Oahu

    Agency seeks input on floating wind farms off Oahu

    Tuesday, May 17 2016 12:34 AM EDT2016-05-17 04:34:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 17 2016 12:46 AM EDT2016-05-17 04:46:48 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)

    A federal agency is reviewing three proposals from two companies who want to build floating wind farms in federal waters off Oahu.

    A federal agency is reviewing three proposals from two companies who want to build floating wind farms in federal waters off Oahu.

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    Climate change

    Climate change

    President Trump is considering ditching the Paris climate accords, a global agreement to cut the greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Climate change is a global phenomenon that potentially has dire consequences for billions. 

    President Trump is considering ditching the Paris climate accords, a global agreement to cut the greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Climate change is a global phenomenon that potentially has dire consequences for billions. 

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  • Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

    Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:00 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:20:33 GMT
    In its latest revision to an international disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said Monday that classifying "Gaming Disorder" as a separate condition will 'serve a public health purpose for countries.' (Source: Pixabay)In its latest revision to an international disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said Monday that classifying "Gaming Disorder" as a separate condition will 'serve a public health purpose for countries.' (Source: Pixabay)

    The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.

    The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.

  • Dunkin' Donuts store: No 'shouting in language other than English'

    Dunkin' Donuts store: No 'shouting in language other than English'

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:16:00 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:16:00 GMT
    The sign requesting customers to report non-English shouting appeared in the window of a Baltimore Dunkin’ Donuts. (Source: Dunkin’ Donuts, file)The sign requesting customers to report non-English shouting appeared in the window of a Baltimore Dunkin’ Donuts. (Source: Dunkin’ Donuts, file)

    The sign requesting customers to report non-English shouting appeared in the window of a Baltimore Dunkin’ Donuts.

    The sign requesting customers to report non-English shouting appeared in the window of a Baltimore Dunkin’ Donuts.

  • Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis

    Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:20:01 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:11:57 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.

    Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new "zero-tolerance" policy that refers all cases of illegal entry for criminal prosecution.

    Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new "zero-tolerance" policy that refers all cases of illegal entry for criminal prosecution.

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