Hurricane Isaac tracker: Barrelling storm brings storm-force winds to Leeward Islands

Winds were already picking up along the coastline on Thursday morning and Myrtle Beach was virtually deserted with empty streets, boarded up storefronts and very little traffic. In South Carolina , governor Henry McMaster said more than 300,000 peop... More..

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Amazon's CEO Starts $2 Billion Fund for Schools, Homeless
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Amazon's CEO Starts $2 Billion Fund for Schools, Homeless

The fund will be split between Day 1 Families Fund and Day 1 Academies Fund. "September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month", he wrote in an Instagram post shared about 10 hours ago, explaining that every yea...More..

WMO supports major United Nations climate change initiative
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

WMO supports major United Nations climate change initiative

Last month Kerala a state in India endured its adverse monsoon flooding in recent history terminating 400 people and rendering evacuation of one million more from their homes. Looking ahead, the United Nations...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

NASA Releases Footage Of Hurricane Florence And Her 'Mike Tyson Punch'

Meteorology director Jeff Masters at the private Weather Underground says Florence will come "roaring up to the coast Thursday night and say 'I'm not sure I really want to do this, and I'll just take a tour of ...More..

Fair Toronto election 'virtually impossible' amid council-cutting fight: city clerk
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Fair Toronto election 'virtually impossible' amid council-cutting fight: city clerk

Ford is moving the legislation to override a court decision which said his plan was unconstitutional by invoking the rarely used notwithstanding clause in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Toronto Councillor ...More..

Hurricane Florence slightly increases in speed
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence slightly increases in speed

If Florence slows to a crawl just off the coast, it could carry torrential rains up into the Appalachian mountains, causing flash floods, mudslides and other unsafe weather across a wide area. Governors in Sout...More..

A.M. Update: Florence weakens slightly as approaches NC coast
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

A.M. Update: Florence weakens slightly as approaches NC coast

But last year's Hurricane Harvey demonstrated that tremendous damage can be dealt when a storm system sits in place and dumps huge amounts of rain. After maintaining Category 4 or 3 status most of Wednesd...More..

California governor signs law for clean energy by 2045
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

California governor signs law for clean energy by 2045

As an interim step toward the goal of 100 percent renewables , the bill would increase California's clean energy goal to 60 percent by 2030. EZRA DAVID ROMERO, BYLINE: The law requires the state to gradual...More..

Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING

Florence is now a strong Category 2 storm . He said: "We are ready but this is going to be one of the biggest ones to ever hit our country". He added later, " Most of the fatalities in these tropical syst...More..

Pluto is a planet argues new research - and it always was
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Pluto is a planet argues new research - and it always was

Back in 2006, the International Astronomical Union rendered every science textbook useless by altering the definition of what constitutes a planet and demoting Pluto's status to dwarf planet . Planetary scie...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT'S HAPPENING

As of 8am ET on Thursday, Florence was driving maximum sustained winds of 110mph (177km/h), according to an updated forecast from the National Hurricane Center . Hurricane warnings continue in parts of easte...More..

Pro and anti- whaling nations to meet in Brazil
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Pro and anti- whaling nations to meet in Brazil

Japan hunts whales according to a clause that allows for research purposes. Pro-whaling nations on Tuesday blocked a near two-decade effort to create a South Atlantic haven for the endangered marine mammals,...More..

States Prepare for ‘Storm of a Lifetime’ as Hurricane Florence Looms
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

States Prepare for ‘Storm of a Lifetime’ as Hurricane Florence Looms

More than 10 million people are under a storm watch or warning in Virginia and the Carolinas, where up to 40 inches of rain could fall. The storm is expected to make landfall early Friday morning near Wilm...More..

Oldest known human drawing found in South African cave
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Oldest known human drawing found in South African cave

It consists of three red lines, cross-hatched with six separate lines. This undated photo provided by Craig Foster in September 2018 shows a drawing made with ochre pigment on silcrete stone, found in the Blo...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Powerful hurricane ‘Florence’ could bring catastrophic flooding, rain here still days away

Mayor Joe Benson said the storm will batter the oceanside town through two high tide periods. Michael Ventrice, a meteorological scientist at The Weather Company, told Fox News that he's seeing rainfall predi...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Scientists may accidentally make it rain in the Sahara Desert

The model revealed wind farms caused regional warming of near-surface air temperature, with greater changes in minimum temperatures than maximum temperatures. Researchers developed local climate fashions in a...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

‘This is a life threatening situation’: Hurricane Florence plows toward Carolinas, Virginia

Although Florence was still days from arrival, authorities took extraordinary measures to move people out of harm's way. The trend is "exceptionally bad news", said University of Miami hurricane researcher Br...More..

White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence

Myrtle Beach City Manager John Pedersen has signed an executive order prohibiting anyone from entering the ocean, effective until the city says otherwise. SC authorities have turned four motorways into one-way ...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Here's what the DC region can expect from Hurricane Florence

More than 10 million people were under storm watches and warnings on Wednesday as Hurricane Florence - described as "the storm of a lifetime" - continued to drive its way to the East Coast. The storm will esse...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Time to evacuate and hunker down: NC coast preps for Florence

According to the National Hurricane Center , the eye of the hurricane will likely not blow ashore until Friday afternoon local time, after which it will then push westward and bring with it the potential for ca...More..