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Oct 12 2018

Scottish Government to seek new advice on climate change targets

The IPCC , the UN's top climate panel, issued the report from Incheon, Republic of Korea, where for the past week, hundreds of scientists and government representative...

Oct 09 2018

Action Needed Now in Climate Crisis

It will be one of the main items discussed at a global conference in Poland in December, when governments will review the Paris Agreement (which the United States withd...

Oct 07 2018

Tropical Depression #14 likely to become Hurricane Michael

NHC forecasters say that this general motion with some increase in forward speed is expected over the next few days. As it moves into the Gulf, It will likely form into a...

Oct 02 2018

Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland win physics Nobel

A Canadian professor ended a 55-year drought for female physicists today when she was awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize for physics , becoming only the third woman t...

Sep 20 2018

SpaceX says it will fly private passenger 'around the Moon'

And if you were wondering, "We'll do a bunch of test launches before having any people on board", Musk said. "As far as me going , I'm not sure". Musk said, however, t...

Sep 18 2018

Elon Musk names space tourist to launch on BFR moon mission

SpaceX founder Elon Musk announces the first private passenger to fly round the moon in LA. Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on th...

Sep 18 2018

NASA counts down to launch of laser study of ice sheets

A Nasa satellite created to precisely measure changes in Earth's ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched into polar orbit. The United Launch A...

Sep 17 2018

Florence knocking on Wilmington's door, remains Category 4 storm

The storm could shatter Wilmington rainfall records as areas near the coast could see as much as 3 feet of rain while inland regions could get 7 to 20 inches, the weathe...

Sep 17 2018

Carolinas flood after Florence

When the sun finally comes out later this week, it's going to take a long time to dry out. As the historic rains and flooding only very slowly ease along the North Car...

Sep 17 2018

5 dead in Hurricane Florence, including mom and infant

The hurricane was also deadly, killing five people. The father was hospitalized with injuries. Two people in Lenoir County were killed: a 78-year-old Kinston man who ...

Sep 16 2018

Florence isn’t alone. More tropical storms are brewing

Olivia's maximum sustained winds are about 60 miles per hour, after the storm weakened from Category 1 strength, forecasters said. The Met Office warned: "Storm Hele...

Sep 16 2018

FEMA update on Hurricane Florence

Video below shows huge waves and storm surge crashing into a structure in North Topsail Beach. Location of Florence: By 7:35 a.m. Friday, the hurricane was about ...

Sep 14 2018

Hundreds rescued in North Carolina city as waters rose

Hurricane Florence is pictured on the doppler radar on board a HC-130J Hercules as it flys through, out of Savanah Air National Guard Base, Savanah, Georgia, U.S. "In a ...

Sep 14 2018

SpaceX to send world's first private passenger around Moon

SpaceX will reveal the passenger and say when the launch will take place during an announcement Monday. The webcast is embedded below. SpaceX spokespeople told the ...

Sep 12 2018

Hurricane Florence strengthens to potentially 'catastrophic' Category 4 storm

The storm was still on a path to strike the Carolinas, potentially southern North Carolina , as a major hurricane at about 2 a.m Friday, according to the latest forecast...

Sep 11 2018

Hurricane Florence weakens, to restrengthen late Tuesday - NHC

He also noted that he'd been in contact with the governors of South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia to assure them the federal government was available to provide a...

Sep 11 2018

Trump declares state of emergency in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Florence

The National Hurricane Center warned on Twitter that there may be a high risk of "storm surge at the coast and freshwater flooding from a prolonged heavy rainfall event...

Sep 06 2018

Democrats Fail to Derail Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Despite Pandemonium, Protests

Dianne Feinstein of California, the panel's senior Democrat. The police said in a statement on Tuesday that they had "responded to numerous incidents of unlawful demons...

Sep 05 2018

Protests disrupt Senate hearing for Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

But Kavanaugh sidestepped a question by Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein about whether a sitting president can "be required to respond to a subpoena", a query that cou...