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China to launch lunar lighting in outer space

Based on a report from the People's Daily in China, inspiration came from an unnamed French artist who wanted to hang a necklace made of mirrors up above Ea...


Climate change to cause global beer shortages

For the study , published Monday in the scientific journal Nature Plants , scientists used best- and worst-case future climate scenarios and looked at their...


Before and after images show Michael's devastation along Florida panhandle

The intense power of Michael caught many people off guard. As was the case with Florence, the storm surge accompanying the storm is proving to be a crisis. ...


Two astronauts rescued as rocket fails

Instead NASA astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin returned to Earth in a ballistic return of their capsule from an altitude of over 30 miles....


11-Year-Old Girl Killed by Windborne Carport Amid Hurricane Michael

The full extent of the damage was only slowly becoming clear, with some of the hardest-hit areas difficult to reach because of roads blocked by debris or water....


Key statistics from the UN climate report

Working Group I assesses the physical science basis of climate change; Working Group II addresses impacts, adaptation and vulnerability; and Working Group I...


Former Ottawa resident 'hunkers down' for Hurricane Michael

An Associated Press team drove for miles and encountered extensive destruction around Panama City. Some of the most devastating pictures came from the tiny ci...


Rocket's first stage lands back at launch site

Southern California residents are being warned to expect a large sonic boom Sunday evening as SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force ...


Japan’s ‘hopping rovers’ successfully land & send first images from Ryugu asteroid

Hayabusa2 released two Minerva-II1 rovers, which landed on the asteroid surface over the weekend, according to Japan's Jaxa space agency. JAXA has al...


Kirk downgraded to Tropical Depression

Satellite imagery indicates that a non-tropical low pressure system is forming along a frontal boundary about 900 miles west-southwest of the Azores. The NHC...


Flooding on tap for South Carolina, a week after Florence

Virtually the entire town is flooded and inaccessible except by boat, just two years after it was flooded by Hurricane Matthew . "I love SC I love this state...


Trump Visits Hurricane-Damaged North Carolina

At least 37 people have died in storm-related incidents, including 27 in North Carolina, 8 in SC and 2 in Virginia. "We're going to be there 100 percent", Tru...


DEMA Sends 42 Firefighters To Assist As Florence Stalls Over Carolinas

The utility reported 2,315 customers experiencing outages in Spartanburg County due to the storm. Serious flooding is expected throughout the two states - and...


Protesters call for greater action outside California climate change summit

Initial funding for the project has been provided by philanthropists Dee and Richard Lawrence and their Overlook International Foundation as well as The Jeremy ...


Webcams: Watch hurricane Florence make landfall

The rain turned sideways Thursday, rivers swelled and floodwaters began to fill streets, as massive Hurricane Florence trudged toward North Carolina . On the...


Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Power outages from Florence , which was downgraded to a tropical storm early Friday evening, have topped 700,000 customers. A spokesperson for the ABC affili...


Tropical Storm Isaac Moves Closer To Lesser Antilles

Damaging winds, floods, high surf and storm surge are still possible. Florence, which was downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane overnight, officially made land...


Florence leaves at least four dead, downgraded to tropical storm

Persons located within these areas should take all necessary actions to protect life and property from rising water and the potential for other unsafe condition...


Read Jeff Bezos' full statement about his $2 billion Day One fund

Earlier this month, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, proposed a bill in Congress called the "Stop BEZOS" Act, which would ma...


California Pledges to Make Electricity 100 Percent Clean by 2045

Later this week, Brown will host subnational governments, cities and businesses in San Francisco for the three-day Global Climate Action Summit . The goal "s...