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Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 11:11 AM EDT

Teen Climate Activist Warns EU That It's Time to Panic

Teen Climate Activist Warns EU That It's Time to Panic

Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg says time is running out to halt climate change and she's urging European politicians "to panic." Thunberg told EU lawmakers Tuesday: "I want you to act as...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 05:45 PM EDT

Climate Change Could Change Cost, Taste of Beer

Climate Change Could Change Cost, Taste of Beer

New research says climate change is brewing trouble for the beer industry. Storm Team4 Meteorologist Amelia Draper explains the impact on the cost and taste of beer.

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 01:03 PM EDT

NY Environmentalists Fighting Company’s Ash Dump Proposal

NY Environmentalists Fighting Company’s Ash Dump Proposal

Environmental groups are mounting opposition to a New Hampshire-based company's proposal to create an incinerator ash dump at a Hudson Valley quarry.

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 08:29 AM EDT

Seychelles President Delivers Speech From Under the Ocean

Seychelles President Delivers Speech From Under the Ocean

In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean's surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the "beating blue heart of our planet." President Danny...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 06:02 PM EDT

Trump Wields Presidential Power on Pipeline, Energy Projects

Trump Wields Presidential Power on Pipeline, Energy Projects

Eager to jump-start the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline and other energy projects, President Donald Trump has acted to assert executive power over pipelines and such infrastructure. He issued a new permit for...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 08:10 PM EDT

Pace of Bering Sea Changes Startles Scientists

Pace of Bering Sea Changes Startles Scientists

The Yupik Eskimo village of Kotlik on Alaska's northwest coast relies on a cold, hard blanket of sea ice to protect homes from vicious winter Bering Sea storms. Frigid north winds blow down from the Arctic...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 08:55 AM EDT

Climate Change Will Crush Real Estate Values for Investors Who Don’t Prepare, New Report Says

Climate Change Will Crush Real Estate Values for Investors Who Don’t Prepare, New Report Says

For any investor, measuring opportunity against risk is critical. And for real estate investors in particular, risk is rising exponentially in the age of climate change. To that end, big real estate firms...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 02:06 PM EDT

Conservation Groups Look to Ban ATVs in NY’s Adirondacks

Conservation Groups Look to Ban ATVs in NY’s Adirondacks

A coalition of conservation groups say New York state must do more to address the impact of all-terrain vehicles in the Adirondacks.

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 12:35 PM EDT

Glaciers Are Shrinking Faster Than Scientists Thought: Study

Glaciers Are Shrinking Faster Than Scientists Thought: Study

Earth's glaciers are melting much faster than scientists thought. A new study shows they are losing 369 billion tons of snow and ice each year, more than half of that in North America. The most comprehensive...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 11:33 AM EDT

Beyond Paper Straws: More Hacks for Reducing Plastic at Home

Beyond Paper Straws: More Hacks for Reducing Plastic at Home

To help the environment by cutting down on non-compostable plastics, many people have begun saying no to plastic straws and are bringing reusable bags to the grocery store instead of accepting new plastic ones....

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Victim Identified, New Details Revealed in Subway Attack
Victim Identified, New Details Revealed in Subway Attack

Police have identified the man seen in a horrific video being attacked on the subway, and are now working to find him in the hopes he will lead them to the attackers

Ex-NYPD Detective and Wife Plead Guilty in Prostitution Ring
Ex-NYPD Detective and Wife Plead Guilty in Prostitution Ring

A retired Vice detective in the NYPD and his wife have pleaded guilty to running a prostitution and gambling ring that also ensnared seven current officers within the department

Subways Delayed at Rush Hour Due to Serial Brake-Puller: MTA
Subways Delayed at Rush Hour Due to Serial Brake-Puller: MTA

The MTA says someone has made a habit of pulling the emergency brakes on subways at the worst possible time: the height of rush hour

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Eat Right to Lower Your Stroke Risk

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Speaker Pelosi Says Trump Is Engaged in a 'Cover-Up'
Speaker Pelosi Says Trump Is Engaged in a 'Cover-Up'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is engaged in a cover-up as he and his administration have blocked Congress from obtaining testimony and documents for their...

NJ Terror Suspect Polled Instagram Crowd on NYC Attack: Feds
NJ Terror Suspect Polled Instagram Crowd on NYC Attack: Feds

A 20-year-old New Jersey man who allegedly sent money abroad to Hamas militants in an effort to support the terror group also spoke of bombing Trump Tower and attacking the Israeli Consulate in New York,...