Climate

Planet saviour or horror show? Green New Deal inflames debate

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - To Democratic supporters, the Green New Deal is a touchstone, a call to arms to combat climate change with the full measure of the nation's resources and...
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Planet savior or horror show? Green New Deal inflames debate

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

To Democratic supporters, the Green New Deal is a touchstone, a call to arms to combat climate change with the full measure of the nation's resources and technological might...
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Texas argues ‘polluters will be punished' for chemical fire as public anger mounts

Texas argues ‘polluters will be punished' for chemical fire as public anger mounts

2 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Texas is suing a chemical company notorious for environmental violations after a hazardous fire reignited at a storage facility on Friday, sparking renewed concerns over health...
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FEMA exposed more than 2 million wildfire and hurricane survivors to identity theft and fraud

FEMA exposed more than 2 million wildfire and hurricane survivors to identity theft and fraud

5 hours ago   |   Think Progress

In a dramatic Friday evening news dump, a government watchdog report revealed that the Federal Emergency Management Agency , tasked with safeguarding the personal information...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wonders whether people should have kids in a climate-ravaged world. So does this movement of 'BirthStrikers.'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wonders whether people should have kids in a climate-ravaged world. So does this movement of 'BirthStrikers.'

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A recent trend of environmental bad news - warming oceans , melting ice sheets , and more intense tornadoes - prompted New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to pose...
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Ocasio-Cortez, other Democrats squeeze big banks on guns, immigration, climate

Ocasio-Cortez, other Democrats squeeze big banks on guns, immigration, climate

9 hours ago   |   Politico

More than a decade after Wall Street's crash wrecked the global economy, House Democrats are threatening to stigmatize the nation's biggest banks again. Progressive freshmen...
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American Refugees: How Climate Change Might Force U.S. Migration North And Where They Could Go

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Is Duluth, Minnesota about to see a population boom? Where will be move if climate change forces people away from the coasts?
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Floods show national security threat posed by climate change

Floods show national security threat posed by climate change

1 day ago   |   New York Post

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by...
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Climate change causes problems for NH maple producers

Climate change causes problems for NH maple producers

1 day ago   |   WMUR

Saturday marks the start of Maple Weekend in New Hampshire, but producers said they're off to a rough start this year, due in part to the changing climate.
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EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal to June

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

European Union leaders are pushing back a decision on the bloc's efforts to end most emissions of greenhouse gases. Leaders meeting in Brussels agreed Friday to discuss the...
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The Midwest flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers...

The Midwest flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers worried for their future

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts called the flooding "the most widespread disaster we've had in our state's history." Read more ...

US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

BAGHOUZ, Syria - A U.S.-backed Syrian force said Saturday that it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz... Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft breaks silence after being charged following...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft breaks silence after being charged following Florida prostitution spa bust

Owner of NFL team the New England Patriots Robert Kraft has issued his first statement since being charged with two counts of soliciting prostitution in February after the bust... Read more ...

Terps fall to LSU in final seconds of second round game

Terps fall to LSU in final seconds of second round game

The Maryland Terrapins fall to the LSU Tigers, 69-67, Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Read more ...

No. 3 Maryland beats Radford in NCAA Women's opener

No. 3 Maryland beats Radford in NCAA Women's opener

Taylor Mikesell scored 16 points, Kaila Charles had 14 points and nine rebounds, and No. 3 seed Maryland used a relentless defensive effort to overpower Radford 73-51 on... Read more ...

Notre Dame cruises to opening round win

Notre Dame cruises to opening round win

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and teammate Jessica Shepard had a double-double as No. 1 seed Notre Dame beat 16th-seed Bethune-Cookman 92-50 on Saturday... Read more ...

March Madness schedule: Today's NCAA game times, where to watch Round 2

March Madness schedule: Today's NCAA game times, where to watch Round 2

With half the NCAA Tournament field now off the bracket, it's time for March Madness Round 2. Keep up with all the action and check out the full NCAA schedule, game times... Read more ...

1,300 people are being airlifted from a cruise ship off the coast of Norway...

1,300 people are being airlifted from a cruise ship off the coast of Norway, which was left stranded by windy conditions and massive waves

The Viking Sky cruise ship is evacuating passengers after it began experiencing engine problems off the coast of Norway. At 6 p.m. local time, Norwegian officials said rescue... Read more ...

Waters' drive beats Maryland 69-67, sends LSU to Sweet 16

Waters' drive beats Maryland 69-67, sends LSU to Sweet 16

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Tremont Waters drove by three defenders and scooped in a banking layup with 1.6 seconds remaining to give third-seeded LSU a 69-67 victory over... Read more ...

NCAA Latest: LSU eliminates Maryland with last-second shot

NCAA Latest: LSU eliminates Maryland with last-second shot

The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament : Read more ...