As the Trump administration has downplayed climate change as a national priority, it has increasingly fallen to members of the military and intelligence establishment to argue to keep focus and resources on climate change.
Isle de Jean Charles in Louisiana has shrunk from 22,000 acres in 1955 to 320. Some call its residents the nation's first climate change refugees.
Governments are under pressure this year to agree on protecting at least 30% of the planet's land and seas by 2030, not only to conserve endangered species and ensure food and water supplies, but also to help regulate an increasingly erratic climate. This week in Rome, negotiations are underway
NAIROBI/ADDIS ABABA, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Countries in East Africa are racing against time to prevent new swarms of locusts wreaking havoc with crops and livelihoods after the worst infestation in generations. A lack of expertise in controlling the pests is not their only problem: Kenya temporarily ran
Japan's Prime Minister has asked all elementary, junior high and high schools in the country to close from Monday through the students' spring break,
People are peddling red algae, coconut oil, and a "miracle" bleach as potential COVID-19 cures, but don't be fooled.
Gilead will test a virus-fighting drug called remdesivir against COVID-19, the disease caused by the spreading coronavirus outbreak.
Saudi Arabia debuted its first visa for tourism less than six months ago, and seems reluctant to shut it down even as the coronavirus spreads.
Hundreds of tourists at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace in Tenerife are on lockdown for the next two weeks. One guest called it the "holiday from hell."
The end of a brief stretch of record heat will not come with any meaningful rainfall across California this weekend, as the state continues its need for a thorough soaking.In what has been a lackluster wet season, this month is set to become the driest February on record in several locales, including
Authorities in Hubei, where COVID-19 broke out, are experimenting with many methods to stop the outbreak from resurging.
How this woman in her 40s contracted the virus again is not yet known. Experts say it is possible that humans can get sick from it more than once.
The patient had reportedly not recently traveled to China or interacted with a person infected with the COVID-19 virus.
A public-health expert said the US is "trotting along" while other countries are "racing along" in terms of coronavirus testing.
As the coronavirus outbreak forces flight cancelations and quarantines, the tourism industry is facing a slowdown.
More than 80,000 people have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus. But only a handful are children.
Two winter storms formed a band of heavy snow that created treacherous travel conditions across the Midwest, resulting in at least one fatality in Missouri on Wednesday.The storm's impacts stretched from the central Plains, across the Great Lakes and into southern Ontario and Quebec.Snowfall totals
Cases of COVID-19 have soared in Italy, making it the most infected country outside Asia. Neighboring countries are worried.
Some naturopathic micro-influencers are taking to YouTube and Instagram to recommend megadoses of vitamins to treat coronavirus symptoms.
Everett, Wash.-based OceanGate says it's forged an agreement with NASA to support the development of carbon-fiber pressure vessels that could handle the crushing demands of deep-sea exploration — as well as the strains encountered in the vacuum of space. The agreement calls for NASA's Marshall
As the coronavirus threatens to cancel the Olympics and shuts down small towns, Bumble and Hinge users are finding ways to poke fun at the outbreak.
COVID-19 has infected more than 320 people in Italy and killed 12, prompting officials to put entire towns on lockdown.
Africa's worst locust plague in decades is threatening the continent, and there's no telling just how far the ravenous creatures will travel.
The cases include 42 passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship and three evacuees who returned from Wuhan.
Cases of the coronavirus has been reported in 40 countries outside of China, with 60 cases in the US.
“There may be some really big pardons coming soon and this may, if you will, soften the public for what’s coming.”
“It was the latest extraordinary example of untamed executive power that suggests the President is feeling invincible now.”
“More than anything else, the pardons aim to discredit the idea of federal anti-corruption prosecution itself.”
“The fact that Blagojevich was a Democrat makes it all the better...Trump wants to convince you that everyone is dirty.”
“The pardons were entirely personal in origin, and so the granting of them was exclusively an exercise of Trump’s own power.”