Crews battle last stubborn Southern California wildfire

World Nov 2, 2019

Crews battle last stubborn Southern California wildfire

Crews fought a pitched battle against the last remaining large wildfire in Southern California on Saturday as the stubborn flames threatened nearly 2,000 homes and other buildings. The fire that erupted on a hilltop northwest of Los Angeles headed for what would be its third ...

Blind beetle species named after Greta Thunberg

World / Offbeat Oct 26, 2019

Blind beetle species named after Greta Thunberg

Britain's Natural History Museum on Friday named a tiny, blind and wingless beetle after climate activist Greta Thunberg. The honey-colored insect, measuring less than 1 millimeter, was discovered in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi in the 1960s. But it apparently remained nameless until the venerable London ...

Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

Business Oct 24, 2019

Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

As the brains behind a hydroponics farming system in rural Kenya, 17-year-old Jefferson Kang'acha struggled to get noticed but he now expects the youth climate movement led by Greta Thunberg to bolster other young people on a mission. Kang'acha, a computer technology student, decided to ...

Trump slammed for trolling Greta Thunberg climate speech

World Sep 24, 2019

Trump slammed for trolling Greta Thunberg climate speech

U.S. President Donald Trump stirred up fresh outrage on social media Monday with a tweet mocking an impassioned speech made by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg at the U.N. climate summit in New York. Her voice shaking with emotion in an address that was the defining ...