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Keeping it all in perspective: Air quality

8 min ago from Science Blog

All of 19 years young at the time, in Sept. 1972, this is when I first made my way to the Golden State – California. Go West! A year before...

More bioplastics do not necessarily contribute to climate change mitigation

1 hour ago from Physorg

Bioplastics are often promoted as an environmentally and climate-friendly alternative to conventional petroleum-based plastics. However, a recent study from the University of Bonn suggests that shifting to plant-based plastics could...

US, Saudi Arabia back-of-the-pack on curbing climate change

2 hours ago from Physorg

The United States and Saudi Arabia rank last when it comes to curbing climate change among the 56 nations accounting for 90 percent of planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said...

Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24

White House efforts to promote fossil fuels are set to be upstaged by investors moving away from coal.

U.S., Russia, Saudis balk at endorsing key climate change report

5 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

Team at major change conference to block positive portrayal of landmark study on global warming

Watch: Netflix releases 'Stranger Things' Season 3 episode titles

8 hours ago from UPI

Netflix released online Sunday a brief video announcing the titles of the episodes for Season 3 of "Stranger Things."

Huawei CFO argues she's not a flight risk, seeks bail to remain in Vancouver

8 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Meng Wanzhou, the arrested executive for tech giant Huawei, says she's not a flight risk and has "longstanding ties" and "significant property holdings" in Vancouver, according to newly released court...

Watch: Dolphins' Kenyan Drake scores miracle TD to upset Patriots

15 hours ago from UPI

Kenyan Drake caught a lateral and sprinted 52 yards for a last second touchdown, helping the Miami Dolphins beat the New England Patriots on Sunday in Miami.

U.S., Russia, Kuwait and Saudis block key climate study at COP24

15 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Negotiations at the international climate summit ended on a sour note, when the United States sided with Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in blocking endorsement of a landmark study on...

Winter storm brings heavy snow, flight cancellations to South East

16 hours ago from UPI

A winter storm brought snow totals above a foot to portions of North Carolina and Virgini, prompting thousands of power outages and flight cancellations.

Winter storm brings heavy snow, flight cancellations to South East

17 hours ago from UPI

A winter storm brought snow totals above a foot to portions of North Carolina and Virgini, prompting thousands of power outages and flight cancellations.

Beavers return to Italy after more than 500 years

17 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

A beaver was captured on camera in northeast Italy, marking the first sighting of the animal in that country since 1471.

China cancels meetings with B.C. trade mission in wake of Huawei executive's arrest

18 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

China's foreign ministry called in the U.S. ambassador on Sunday to lodge a "strong protest" over the arrest in Canada of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.'s chief financial officer. China also...

Titanic: The untold story

22 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

In 1985 a top-secret Cold War search for two missing Navy submarines in the Atlantic would lead to the discovery of the final resting place of the fated ocean liner...

Bucks, Raptors will have top players on floor for this meeting

1 day ago from UPI

TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks will be going with their best this time -- Kawhi Leonard and Giannis Antetokounmpo, respectively.

Pelicans looking to extend Pistons' slide

1 day ago from UPI

The Detroit Pistons and New Orleans Pelicans shared a common bond on Friday. They both left their home court lamenting a second-half collapse.

NFL notebook: Giants' Beckham to sit out Sunday

1 day ago from UPI

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will not play in Sunday's matchup against the Washington Redskins.

China warns of "grave consequences" if Huawei exec isn't released

1 day ago from CBSNews - Science

China called Meng Wanzhou's detention "unreasonable, unconscionable, and vile in nature"

Ohio State QB Haskins to play in Rose Bowl

1 day ago from UPI

Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins is unsure of his plans for next season.

Israel Defense Forces: Second Hezbollah tunnel discovered

1 day ago from UPI

The Israeli military on Saturday said it found a tunnel dug by Hezbollah from Lebanon, the second such passage discovered in a week.

States of emergency declared ahead of winter storm

1 day ago from UPI

North Carolina and Virginia governors have declared states of emergency ahead of a winter storm.

Tom Mison, Ashley Madekwe land roles in 'Four Weddings' series

1 day ago from UPI

"Sleepy Hollow" alum Tom Mison and "Salem" actress Ashley Madekwe have been cast in recurring roles in the Hulu comedy "Four Weddings and A Funeral."

WVU star QB Will Grier sitting out bowl game to focus on NFL

1 day ago from UPI

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier will not play with his team at the Camping World Bowl because he wants to focus on preparing for the 2019 NFL Draft.

Police arrest 575 in Paris in latest anti-government protest

1 day ago from UPI

Police arrested 575 people in Paris Saturday and fired tear gas and water cannons as violence broke out in the fourth weekend of 'yellow vests' protests.

German farmers sue government over missed climate targets

2 days ago from Physorg

Dismayed by the German government's failure to meet climate protection targets, dairy farmer Heiner Luetke Schwienhorst has filed a lawsuit against Berlin to force it into action.

Brazil denies Total license to drill near Amazon mouth

2 days ago from Physorg

Brazil's environmental regulator on Friday denied French oil giant Total a license to drill for crude in five blocks near the mouth of the Amazon river.

Africa's solid waste is growing, posing a climate threat

2 days ago from Physorg

No one would envy a life of scavenging in Kenya's biggest landfill, but Daniel Kiarie says he would never leave it.

Fantasy Football Who's In, Who's Out: Week 14 NFL injury report

2 days ago from UPI

When the Chicago Bears play the Los Angeles Rams in chilly Soldier Field Sunday night, they will apparently do so with Mitchell Trubisky back under center.