Heat wave scorches Europe from London to Siberia

Jun 22, 2017

Heat wave scorches Europe from London to Siberia

Europe sizzled in a continent-wide heat wave on Wednesday, with London bracing for Britain’s hottest June day since 1976 as Portugal battled to stamp out deadly forest fires.More than 1,000 firefighters were still fighting to control the flames that broke out in central Portugal ...

Climate news grows worse as U.S. exits Paris accord

/ Jun 2, 2017

Climate news grows worse as U.S. exits Paris accord

President Donald Trump has announced that America will pull out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, but scientists say the peril from global warming has never been greater.Earth’s average global temperature is scaling new heights, sea ice is retreating, extreme weather events have become ...

Somali militants let drought-hit civilians roam for food

/ Mar 17, 2017

Somali militants let drought-hit civilians roam for food

Somali Islamists are letting civilians in drought-hit regions under their control move with relative freedom to find food, the group and a U.N. official said on Thursday, but they are continuing to restrict the access of international aid groups.Somalia, struggling to recover from more ...

What drought?: Dangerous deluge, blizzard converge on California

Jan 11, 2017

What drought?: Dangerous deluge, blizzard converge on California

The latest in an onslaught of winter storms comes with blizzard warnings for the Sierra Nevada and a new round of flooding for Northern California river towns where thousands of people remained under evacuation advisory Tuesday.Forecasters warned of up to 10 feet of snow ...