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04:16, 2019-10-15

Police start clearing Extinction Rebellion from Trafalgar Square London-wide Dozens of protesters, including a 77-year-old rabbi, have been arrested while blocking traffic in London’s financial district, as Extinction Rebellion switched its focus towards companies ...
02:17, 2019-10-15

#AtatianaJefferson: A List of Questions That Need Answers From Fort Worth Police Chief Ed Kraus The Fort Worth Police Department and its police chief, Ed Kraus, have a lot of explaining to do as it pertains to the senseless killing of 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her mother’s home early Sat...
01:51, 2019-10-15

Fashion, Fluidity, Feminism and Pharrell: Music's Fashionable Multihyphenate Talks Masculinity With GQ “I am my most comfortable self when I’m being a character,” says Pharrell in his cover story for GQ’s “The New Masculinity” issue, where the producer-entertainer-designer dons what this writer immedia...
01:51, 2019-10-15

The Curious, Confounding Case of Christopher Bowen Kaylene Bowen-Wright was sentenced to six years in prison last Friday after years of subjecting her 10-year-old son, Christopher, to invasive medical procedures—including more than a dozen major surge...
01:51, 2019-10-15

What's the Best Halloween Candy? It’s a question as old as time: what’s the best Halloween candy? In this week’s semi-serious Co-Op, we’re asking you to tell us what you’d most like to find in a candy bucket. What sweets will you eat...
01:51, 2019-10-15

The New Makers of Plant-Based Meat? Big Meat Companies Tyson, Smithfield, Perdue and Hormel have all rolled out meat alternatives, filling supermarket shelves with an array of plant-based burgers, meatballs and chicken nuggets....
01:17, 2019-10-15

Cuadrilla says it is not planning to abandon fracking in Lancashire Green campaigners cheered removal of drilling equipment at weekend but firm to press onCuadrilla is not abandoning its fracking ambitions in Lancashire and still plans to apply for an extension to its...
23:51, 2019-10-14

Protecting the planet for future generations | Letters John Bird outlines his new bill to tackle the climate crisis, academics call for protection of tropical habitats and Ahmad O Al-Khowaiter defends Saudi Aramco’s record. Plus letters from Wiebina Heest...
23:51, 2019-10-14

There Are No Good Apples It was somewhat disconcerting for my cousin, a cop in Washington, D.C., to attend my book event at Politics and Prose in March. Not really for me, since I knew he was coming. But when he walked in tow...
22:17, 2019-10-14

Jesus Is King (and Further Delayed), But Kim Kardashian Is 'Too Sexy' for Kanye Kanye West apparently has Jesus on the mainline and God’s one and only son is chillin’...for now. The rapper’s rapture has been put on hold....
22:17, 2019-10-14

Officer Who Shot and Killed #AtatianaJefferson Resigns 'Before He Could Be Fired' Police Chief Says The Fort Worth, Texas police officer who shot and killed 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her mother’s home early Saturday morning resigned Monday....
22:17, 2019-10-14

'Yes, I Am Good at This': Simone Biles, Coco Gauff and Brigid Kosgei Were a #BlackGirlMagic Trifecta on Sunday Apparently, 13 is a very lucky number—or at least, Oct. 13 was for Simone Biles, Kenyan runner Brigid Kosgei and 15-year-old tennis phenom Cori “Coco” Gauff, all of whom had groundbreaking performance...
22:17, 2019-10-14

'Like a Prisoner in My Own Home': Black Family Says They Were Arrested for 'Loitering' in Their Own Front Yard [Corrected] The definition of loitering, as it relates to criminal offense, generally runs along the lines of this: to hang around a public place with no expressed—particularly, legal—purpose. It follows then, th...
20:17, 2019-10-14

Transgender Comedienne and Activist Referenced in Dave Chappelle's Sticks & Stones Dies by Suicide Daphne Dorman, the transgender woman referenced in Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special, Sticks & Stones, has died, Deadline confirms. San Francisco’s Office of Transgender Initiatives reports that th...
20:17, 2019-10-14

Video of President Executing Media in Mock Church Shooting Shown at Trump Resort At a gathering hosted by a pro-Trump group—at a resort owned by Donald Trump, featuring some of Trump’s most famous spinoff racists, sponsored by a company the Trump administration paid hundreds of mi...
20:17, 2019-10-14

Monday's Best Deals: Kate Spade, Fire TV Sticks, Halloween Candy, And More A Hobo Handbag sale, Halloween candy, Anker Bluetooth FM Transmitter, and Tile Trackers lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web....
20:17, 2019-10-14

School Says It Will Discipline Middle School Student Who Spat on Black Visitor at African American History Museum A Connecticut school district is urging parents to talk to their children about their conduct after one of its students spat on a black patron during a field trip to the Smithsonian’s National Museum ...
20:17, 2019-10-14

#AtatianaJefferson: A List of Questions That Need Answers From Fort Worth Police Chief Ed Krause The Fort Worth Police Department and its police chief, Ed Krause, have a lot of explaining to do as it pertains to the senseless killing of 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her mother’s home early Sa...
20:17, 2019-10-14

Anxiety, Intimacy and Creating While Black: Zendaya and the Women of Queen & Slim Talk Being 'Women in Hollywood' Ladies first: That’s the message of Elle’s 2019 Women in Hollywood issue, which features Zendaya and Queen & Slim’s Lena Waithe, Melina Matsoukas and Jodie Turner-Smith on three of its nine covers...
20:17, 2019-10-14

Middle School Teacher Placed on Leave After Racist Rant Caught on Video A Pennsylvania middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after she graciously offered a black parent an n-word-laced parking lot lecture about how “niggers” milk the welfare system...
20:17, 2019-10-14

Rise of renewables may see off oil firms decades earlier than they think Pace of progress raises hope that fossil fuel companies could lose their dominationEight ideas for reining in the fossil fuel industryThe world’s rising reliance on fossil fuels may come to an end dec...
17:51, 2019-10-14

How do we rein in the fossil fuel industry? Here are eight ideas Individual action alone won’t solve the climate crisis. So what political changes might help?Renewables may see off oil firms decades earlier than they thinkIndividual actions, such as flying less or ...
17:51, 2019-10-14

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested at Bank of England protest Dozens detained on ‘day of disruption’ targeting City firms profiting from climate crisisDozens of protesters, including a 77-year-old rabbi, have been arrested while blocking traffic in London’s fina...
17:17, 2019-10-14

Divestment works – and one huge bank can lead the way | Bill McKibben On 15 October, the European Investment Bank meets to decide its policy on fossil fuels. The hand of history is on its shoulderMillions of people marched against climate crisis over the past two weeks,...
12:17, 2019-10-14

Scott Morrison points finger at UN for pursuing 'negative globalism' PM gives the United Nations a blast in parliament for trying to ratchet Australia up on climate targetsScott Morrison has identified the United Nations as the multilateral institution responsible for ...
12:17, 2019-10-14

Labor MPs condemn suggestion they adopt Coalition climate change policy Joel Fitzgibbon’s climate change ‘settlement’ is rejected but Labor will allow the government’s ‘big stick’ energy policy to passJoel Fitzgibbon has copped a blast in the left and right caucus meeting...
12:17, 2019-10-14

Eden Project to begin drilling for clean geothermal energy Cornwall council and EU will fund scheme to tap into ‘hot rocks’ beneath attractionA plan to heat the giant biomes of the Eden Project and, eventually, neighbouring communities by tapping into the “ho...
12:17, 2019-10-14

Cargo ship found sunk in waters near Tokyo after typhoon - ministry A Panama-registered cargo ship was found sunk in waters near Tokyo on Sunday after authorities lost track of it as Typhoon Hagibis lashed Japan, the transport ministry said, while a newspaper said at ...
09:17, 2019-10-14

Japan sends in troops after deadly typhoon floods towns, threatens more damage Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history....
09:17, 2019-10-14

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone over far eastern Atlantic Ocean A low pressure system over the far eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean, off the west coast of Africa, has a 70% chance of developing into a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center...
09:17, 2019-10-14

Andy Serkis plays talking anus in fatberg prevention campaign Fatbergs clogging city sewers consist of 0.5% fat and 93% wet wipes – so a new campaign encourages people dispose of wipes responsibly Andy Serkis is familiar with playing malevolent creatures that lu...
08:51, 2019-10-14

Only one in 10 green belt homes 'affordable', says countryside group Campaign for Protection of Rural England says brownfield land offers more opportunities Only one in 10 homes built on green belt land in England in the last decade has been classed as affordable, unde...
08:51, 2019-10-14

Extinction Rebellion activists stage protest at Bank of England ‘Day of disruption’ in City of London targets financial firms profiting from climate crisisExtinction Rebellion activists have blocked a major junction in London’s financial district, as the movement ...
08:51, 2019-10-14

How fracking is taking its toll on Argentina's indigenous people – video explainer An oil fire burned for more than three weeks next to a freshwater lake in Vaca Muerta, Argentina, one of the world’s largest deposits of shale oil and gas and home to the indigenous Mapuche people. In...
08:51, 2019-10-14

Indigenous Mapuche pay high price for Argentina's fracking dream Community tell of devastating environmental impact on land where their animals grazedThe roar of the burning gas well could be heard almost a mile and a half away, from atop the high plateau where Alb...
08:51, 2019-10-14

'The smell will knock you off your feet': mass mussel die-offs baffle scientists As the backbone of the river ecosystem because they control silt levels and filter water, mussels are facing a mysterious afflictionEach fall since 2016, wildlife biologist Jordan Richard has returned...
08:51, 2019-10-14

Lake District authority accused of turning region into ‘theme park’ Angry protests follow move to resurface cycle path and refusal to ban 4x4s on farm trailsThe authority responsible for the Lake District has become the focus of angry protest from residents and campai...
01:51, 2019-10-14

Greens' hot air balloon protest deflated by new flight restriction over parliament Party vows to go ahead with climate protest in Canberra despite ‘unprecedented decision to block air traffic’The Greens’ hopes of flying a hot air balloon over Parliament House to protest global heati...
01:51, 2019-10-14

Air miles should be taxed to deter frequent fliers, advises report UK climate body says policy would target heavy users but not penalise occasional flyersAir miles schemes should be axed as they encourage jetsetters to take extra flights in a bid to maintain “privile...
01:51, 2019-10-14

Renewable electricity overtakes fossil fuels in UK for first time New offshore windfarms opening in third quarter mark milestone towards zero carbon Renewable energy sources provided more electricity to UK homes and businesses than fossil fuels for the first time ov...
01:51, 2019-10-14

Reducing disaster risk, a good investment, and ‘the right thing to do’, says Guterres There is a strong economic case for climate resilience and reducing the risk of disasters, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a message to mark the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduc...
20:51, 2019-10-13

War on plastic waste faces setback as cost of recycled material soars Europe’s manufacturers face $250m-a-year hit as rising demand drives up priceThe battle to reduce Europe’s plastic waste could become a quarter of a billion dollars more expensive every year as the co...
18:17, 2019-10-13

Locals accuse Lake District authority of turning region into a 'theme park' No confidence vote over move to make path accessible to 4x4s follows proposals for zip wires and cable carsThe authority responsible for the Lake District has become the focus of angry protest from re...
18:17, 2019-10-13

Don’t frack with us: meet the victorious activist ‘Nanas’ of Lancashire After almost 1,000 days camping out in a field near Blackpool and obstructing fracking operations, the ‘Nanas’ have seen off energy company Cuadrilla. James Cartwright meets the fearless female activi...
18:17, 2019-10-13

Firms ignoring climate crisis will go bankrupt, says Mark Carney Bank of England governor warns of financial collapse linked to climate emergencyTop asset managers oversee $300bn fossil fuel investmentsWhy are asset managers investing in fossil fuel companies?Compa...
18:17, 2019-10-13

Australia to invest $680 million in dams for drought-stricken region Australia will invest A$1 billion ($678.70 million) to revamp water infrastructure in rural and regional communities in the drought-stricken New South Wales....
15:17, 2019-10-13

Japan cancels maritime fleet review after typhoon: spokesman Japan has canceled a maritime fleet review planned for Monday, a spokesman for the Maritime Self-Defence Force said, after a fierce typhoon pounded Tokyo and surrounding regions over the weekend, caus...
15:17, 2019-10-13

Japan sends in troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo, kills 23 Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history, which killed 2...
15:17, 2019-10-13

Europe's climate credentials face acid test in EIB fossil fuel vote Europe's climate change credentials face an acid test this week when the bloc's lending arm, the European Investment Bank, decides whether or not to stop funding fossil fuel projects beyond next year....
15:17, 2019-10-13

Texas Police Officer Shoots and Kills Black Woman in Her Own Home A white male officer with the Fort Worth Police Department in Texas is on administrative leave after shooting and killing a 28-year-old black woman in her own home early Saturday morning....
12:51, 2019-10-13

NSW to get new dam as part of $1bn drought emergency boost Conservation groups denounce plan, saying dams don’t provide water security and slashing water allocated to big irrigators is the best way to tackle shortages The federal and New South Wales governmen...
11:51, 2019-10-13

Images offer glimpse into life of endangered Florida panther Carlton Ward’s photographs chart survival struggle of one of America’s last remaining big catsThe discovery of a female Florida panther lying with a broken leg on a verge outside the town of Naples, s...
11:51, 2019-10-13

Police across country put on standby for London’s million-plus protest day Met may call on officers from across England and Wales on Saturday 19 October for People’s Vote march and finale of Extinction Rebellion actionPolice forces in England and Wales are on standby for wha...
11:51, 2019-10-13

How real is Saudi Arabia's interest in renewable energy? Ambitious plans have not been matched by progress, but there may finally be signs of changeRevealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissionsIt was the largest renewables project ever annou...
11:51, 2019-10-13

Quebec climate protesters disrupt traffic, swarming intersections Organizer Anne Rufiange tells The Canadian Press that she and others have been "treated like a bunch of extremists," but that "the science tells us the situation is extreme.''...
06:17, 2019-10-13

Hundreds of scientists sign declaration supporting civil disobedience to force climate action The declaration was coordinated by a group of scientists who support Extinction Rebellion, a civil disobedience campaign that formed in Britain a year ago and has since sparked offshoots in dozens of ...
06:17, 2019-10-13

Seven killed, 15 missing as fierce typhoon pounds Tokyo Seven people were killed and 15 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralyzed Tokyo, flooding rivers and leaving almost half a million homes without power, public broa...
04:51, 2019-10-13

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines that allowed thousands of residents under evacuati...
04:51, 2019-10-13

Scientists endorse mass civil disobedience to force climate action More than 300 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warning that failure could inflict "incalculable human ...
04:51, 2019-10-13

Seven people killed, 15 missing after Japan typhoon: NHK Seven people were killed and 15 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralyzed Tokyo, public broadcaster NHK said on Sunday, flooding rivers and leaving almost half a m...
03:51, 2019-10-13

Climate-change protesters hold London 'funeral' march Thousands of Extinction Rebellion protesters marched through London's best-known shopping street on Saturday in what they called a funeral march to express their grief and rage over climate change....
02:51, 2019-10-13

Belgian police arrest up to 300 Extinction Rebellion protesters Belgian police on Saturday arrested up to 300 Extinction Rebellion protesters in Brussels after water cannon and pepper spray failed to disperse them....
02:51, 2019-10-13

Four dead, 17 missing as fierce typhoon pounds Tokyo Four people were killed and 17 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralyzed Tokyo, flooding rivers and putting millions under evacuation warning before plowing up the...
02:51, 2019-10-13

Company says 2.6 million farmed salmon died in southern Newfoundland pens The Norwegian-owned Northern Harvest Sea Farms made the announcement yesterday, after the provincial government announced it was suspending licences at the company's affected sites....
23:51, 2019-10-12

After this year’s Climate Action Summit, what happens next? People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius, Claudio Fo...
23:17, 2019-10-12

White College Kids Get So Burned Up by a Latinx Author’s Discussion of White Privilege, They Burn Her Book A Latinx author’s college talk about the ills of white privilege got the predominantly white crowd so riled up, a group of them decided to use her book as kindling....
11:34, 2019-10-12

Tokyo braces for worst typhoon in 6 decades Typhoon Hagibis, closing in from the Pacific, is expected to bring up to 80 centimeters of rain in the Tokyo area, including Chiba to the north that had suffered power outages from a typhoon that hit ...
09:34, 2019-10-12

UCP says Alberta’s energy war room’s ‘internal operations’ not subject to freedom of information laws The Kenney government's so-called "energy war room," which is aimed at countering criticism of Alberta's energy industry, is coming under fire again after the province revealed its "internal operation...
09:34, 2019-10-12

One man dies as wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire forces 100,000 to flee A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes, closing roads and devouring acres of dry brush and chaparral as 10...
05:34, 2019-10-12

Moderate Liberals urged to break ranks and vote for climate emergency motion Adam Bandt says every MP ‘capable of supporting this motion’ since it does not condemn the governmentThe Greens have intensified efforts ahead of the return of federal parliament next week to lobby mo...
05:00, 2019-10-12

Extinction Rebellion: elderly protesters arrested and charged in Tasmania Four people, all aged 77, among nine protesters arrested and charged at Launceston protestFour Tasmanians aged in their late 70s are among a swag of climate activists charged over a protest in Launces...
05:00, 2019-10-12

'If they don't do it, we will': Greta Thunberg rallies climate strikers for long haul At rally in Denver, Swedish activist again scolds leaders for ignoring science Young people must be prepared to strike for a long time for action on climate change and not back down, the Swedish clima...
05:00, 2019-10-12

Japan advises hundreds of thousands to evacuate as powerful typhoon approaches Hundreds of thousands of households in Japan were advised to evacuate due to fears of flooding as a powerful typhoon was set to make landfall late on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and w...
05:00, 2019-10-12

She Sparkles: Is 14-Year-Old Zahara Jolie-Pitt Destined to Be a Jewelry Designer? Well, here’s an expected privilege of being one of Hollywood’s most recognized families: Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt, the third eldest of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s blended brood, adopted from Ethiop...
04:34, 2019-10-12

'I Have Not Had One Regret': Oprah Reveals Her 'Aha!' Moment About Marriage and Kids Life is full of hard choices; some with bigger payoffs or sacrifices than others. But as Oprah tells People, not choosing to “have it all”—“all,” in this instance, meaning career, marriage, and kids—h...
04:34, 2019-10-12

'Like a Prisoner in My Own Home': Black NJ Family Says They Were Arrested for 'Loitering' in Their Own Front Yard The definition of loitering, as it relates to criminal offense, generally runs along the lines of this: to hang around a public place with no expressed—particularly, legal—purpose. It follows then, th...
04:34, 2019-10-12

I Actually Look Forward to Washing My Face With Then I Met You's Cleansing Duo Washing your face just once is not enough. For years, I’ve been washing my face twice, back-to-back. One round of cleansing just never felt like it could sufficiently remove my makeup and clean my por...
04:34, 2019-10-12

Ex US Ambassador to Ukraine Tells House Impeachment Investigators Trump Dumped Her Based on ‘False Claims’ The woman Donald Trump booted this spring from her post as US ambassador to Ukraine told House impeachment investigators Friday that her ouster came about due to falsehoods promoted by forces more con...
04:34, 2019-10-12

Pose Stars Indya Moore and Angelica Ross Slam CNN’s Chris Cuomo for Pronoun ‘Joke’ During an LGBTQ Town Hall “Not today, colonizerChris Cuomo” was basically the reaction of Pose stars Indya Moore and Angelica Ross, along with other members and advocates of the transgender community, after the CNN host made a...
04:34, 2019-10-12

Daily on Energy: Oil market flirts with danger in shrugging off Gulf attacks Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
02:00, 2019-10-12

UN migration agency launches $10 million appeal to support hurricane recovery in The Bahamas The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a $10 million appeal to assist The Bahamas as the country continues to recover from the devastation brought on by Hurricane Dorian just ...
01:00, 2019-10-12

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest surges through September Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon jumped for the fifth straight month in September compared with last year, with destruction up 93% in the first nine months of the year, according to preliminary govern...
00:00, 2019-10-12

NHC says subtropical storm Melissa forms near New England Subtropical storm Melissa centered southeast of New England has formed, the U.S. National Hurricane Centre said on Friday, adding the storm is expected to move away from the east coast of the United S...
00:00, 2019-10-12

Divided Kosovo mountain village unites to fight hydropower plant Kosovo Albanians and their Serb neighbors, who have lived apart in their tiny village for decades, united on Friday to protest against the building of a hydropower plant which they say will deprive th...
00:00, 2019-10-12

U.S. regulators allow genetically modified cotton as human food source U.S. regulators on Friday gave the green light for genetically modified cotton to be used for human consumption, paving the way for a protein-packed new food source - edible cottonseed that tastes a b...
00:00, 2019-10-12

Man Kicked Out of Portland Doubletree for 'Calling His Mom While Black' Files $10 Million Lawsuit Claiming Systemic Racial Discrimination A black man thrown out of a Portland DoubleTree Hotel after calling his mother in the hotel lobby is suing the hotel chain for $10 million. Jermaine Massey, who filmed the encounter between himself an...
23:00, 2019-10-11

Tyler Perry Wants to Leave a Legacy by Building a Shelter for Trafficked Women and Girls, Homeless Women and Displaced LGBTQ Youth With the recent grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios, Tyler Perry’s legacy is pretty much cemented. However, making a difference in Hollywood is not the only way Perry wants to pay it forward....
23:00, 2019-10-11

Bernie Rises Above, Kamala Cries Like a Dove and Yang’s Got No Computer Love: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 13 Earlier this week, Marcus Ferrell (former African-American outreach director for Bernie Sanders for America 2016, and senior adviser for Swing Left) sent me the following meme:...
23:00, 2019-10-11

Black Man With (Possible? Probable?) Hair Plugs Complains That Black People Care Too Much About Our Hair Perhaps the most telling aspect of thrift shop fedora repurposed as a strip club daytime shift buffet tray with sentience Jason Whitlock’s continued descent into Take Perdition is that there’s no vari...
23:00, 2019-10-11

Girl Boss: On the International Day of the Girl, Meet the Incredible Girls on Kidbox's Kids Board of Directors I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, my biggest initiatives were keeping my room clean and babysitting my younger siblings. But for the eight remarkable girls above, their mission is to make ...
23:00, 2019-10-11

Colin Kaepernick’s Team Dispels False Narrative With Facts Seeking to dismantle rumors, innuendo and misconceptions surrounding the status of embattled quarterback Colin Kaepernick, representatives for the star issued a press release on Thursday filled with i...
23:00, 2019-10-11

Looking for an Unconventional Way to Give Back to Your Alma Mater? Take The Homecoming Challenge At my daughter’s elementary school, they have a pretty cool program that has the potential to pay dividends far down the road. When you get to fifth grade, you are paired with a kindergarten buddy, an...
23:00, 2019-10-11

Girls United: For the International Day of the Girl, Essence's Mentoring Initiative Grows Up It’s the International Day of the Girl, where we focus (as we should every day) on supporting the growth of girls around the world—through advocacy, mentorship and empowerment. And the black girl magi...
23:00, 2019-10-11

Queen of Our Kingdom: Regina King Is Killing Us Softly in Marie Claire's 'Ambition Issue' That face. That body. That presence. That talent. That longevity. Regina King is giving it all in Marie Claire’s November issue, appropriately titled the “Ambition Issue.” On the verge of her superher...
23:00, 2019-10-11

A Black Trans Woman Interrupted CNN's Equality Town Hall But It Was Not a Protest I do not want to die. I do not want my son to die. Or my daughter. Or my nieces or nephews. Or anyone. In fact, I’m going to go out on a limb and admit that I am staunchly anti-murder....
23:00, 2019-10-11

More than 100,000 ordered to evacuate as wildfires rage in southern California The notorious Santa Ana winds — linked to the spread of many wildfires — bring a dangerous mix of witheringly low humidity levels and powerful gusts....
22:34, 2019-10-11

Badger cull linked to fall in bovine TB in two areas, study suggests Report on test areas in England hailed by farmers’ union as proof that badger cull worksThe culling of badgers in two areas of England has been linked to a marked decrease in new cases of bovine TB on...
20:34, 2019-10-11

Extinction Rebellion takes aim at BBC as arrests mount Activists say corporation’s ‘silence is deadly’, while Met commissioner faces criticism of police tacticsCamped outside the main entrance of New Broadcasting House on Friday morning, Extinction Rebell...
20:34, 2019-10-11

Ocasio-Cortez warns drastic economic changes needed to tackle climate crisis Congresswoman said world needs to adopt ‘a cooperative, collaborative’ system at C40 World Mayors summit in CopenhagenUS congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned that tackling the climate crisis ...
20:34, 2019-10-11

Guardian climate score: how did your MP do? Use our interactive tool to explore MPs’ records on 16 climate votesParliament declared a climate emergency in May, but what do MPs’ voting records indicate about their commitment to the issue?The Gua...
20:34, 2019-10-11

The Guardian view on the polluters: days of reckoning | Editorial Fossil fuel companies have worked for decades to shape attitudes and undermine science. The crisis dictates that they must now be confrontedThe huge differences in the voting records of MPs on climate...
20:34, 2019-10-11

Will a push for plastics turn Appalachia into next ‘Cancer Alley’? Critics say ethane expansion will not only prolong fracking but could also trigger a public health disasterPolitical polarisation over climate surges under TrumpConstruction cranes climb into the sky ...
20:34, 2019-10-11

Political polarisation over climate crisis has surged under Trump Revealed: divide exacerbated by fossil fuel industry’s record contribution to RepublicansWhy we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainerDonald Trump’s presiden...
20:34, 2019-10-11

Quebec climate activists seek donations to help cover arrested protesters’ legal costs Extinction Rebellion Quebec says it is devoted to putting pressure on both the provincial and federal governments to adopt rigorous environmental policies....
17:34, 2019-10-11

Help Black Girls Make Magic: 7 Organizations You Can $upport on International Day of the Girl For black girls and young women of color, it can seem like the deck is perennially stacked against them. A recent study by Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality quantified what many of us ha...
17:00, 2019-10-11

Prince’s Estate Only Wants to See the Trump Campaign Refraining From Playing ‘Purple Rain’... Again Orange Colt 45—President Donald Trump—held a political circle jerk in the form of a rally once again on Thursday evening and, as per usual, suffered a bout of convenient memory loss when he decided to...
17:00, 2019-10-11

Vogue's 'Forces of Fashion' Gives Cardi B a Grammy-Worthy Birthday Cake—and Reveals the Black History Behind Beyoncé's History-Making Cover When Cardi B showed up at the 2019 Grammys wearing a vintage Thierry Mugler gown inspired by Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” (colloquially known as “Venus on the Half Shell”), she knew she’d make headli...
17:00, 2019-10-11

Australian state water utility objects to South 32 coal mine extension Australia's New South Wales water authority has lodged a strong objection to a planned extension of the life of a coal mine operated by South 32 because of its predicted impact on water resources that...
16:00, 2019-10-11

German government to hike tax on European flights to 11.25 euros: Spiegel The German government plans to increase taxes on flights within Europe to 11.25 euros ($12.38) from 7.50 euros in an effort to step up its climate protection measures, magazine Der Spiegel reported on...
16:00, 2019-10-11

NHC says 30% chance of cyclone formation off U.S. coast A non-tropical low pressure system located off the northeastern and mid-Atlantic coasts of the United States has a 30% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Ce...
16:00, 2019-10-11

Japan's capital braces for what could be worst typhoon in 60 years A powerful typhoon approached Japan on Friday, threatening to batter its capital with the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years, shutting down stores, factories and subway systems and disrupting a Formu...
16:00, 2019-10-11

Pair of California wildfires destroy homes near Los Angeles A pair of wildfires have destroyed dozens of homes near Los Angeles and forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents, fire officials said on Friday, days after authorities ordered power cuts across ...
16:00, 2019-10-11

Cuba Gooding Jr. Hit With New Charge as His NYC Trial on Groping Charges Was Set to Open On what was to have been the first day of Cuba Gooding Jr.’s trial on charges he groped a woman’s breast without consent, prosecutors had the proceedings delayed after announcing Thursday that the act...
13:00, 2019-10-11

Elizabeth Warren Reportedly ‘Courting’ Andrew Gillum as Possible VP Pick Could a Warren-Gillum ticket be in the works? An election 2020 ticket featuring Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren and Andrew Gillum, the Democratic former mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., wh...
13:00, 2019-10-11

Climate-change protesters block BBC headquarters in London Climate-change protesters from the Extinction Rebellion Group have blocked the entrance to the BBC headquarters in London calling on the broadcaster to "tell the full truth" in its coverage of the env...
10:34, 2019-10-11

California governor says broad power shutdown to prevent fires 'unacceptable' California Governor Gavin Newsom called a widespread electricity shutdown triggered by a power company to prevent wildfires "unacceptable", as gale-force winds and dry weather posed a critical fire th...
10:34, 2019-10-11

Daily on Energy: EPA looks to lead on lead Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
10:34, 2019-10-11

Rebuffing environmentalists, EPA administrator says new lead proposal will drive more pipe replacements, not fewer The Environmental Protection Agency says its new lead and copper proposal will increase the number of lead service lines being replaced across the country, rather than decrease them as environmentalis...
10:34, 2019-10-11

Schumer to force vote on Trump gutting of Obama Clean Power Plan Senate Democrats plan to force a vote next week on reversing the Trump administration’s rule weakening former President Barack Obama’s signature climate change regulation....
10:34, 2019-10-11

China begins new environmental probe in smog-prone Hebei province China has launched a new audit into environmental compliance in the northern industrial province of Hebei surrounding Beijing, as it looks to ensure officials are not dodging efforts to combat polluti...
09:34, 2019-10-11

Motor racing: F1 cancels all Saturday running due to Typhoon Hagibis Organizers of Japan's Formula One Grand Prix have canceled all practice and qualifying sessions scheduled for Saturday due to the approach of Typhoon Hagibis....
09:34, 2019-10-11

Nervous Scots no longer laughing about 'Typhoon Haggis' As Tokyo braces for the arrival of Typhoon Hagibis, Scotland fans are no longer laughing at its revised appellation of "Haggis" as they hope it moves on quickly enough for their crucial World Cup pool...
09:34, 2019-10-11

Japan's capital braces for what could be heaviest rain in 60 years A powerful storm approached Japan on Friday, threatening to batter its capital with the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years, disrupting a Formula One Grand Prix and rugby's World Cup, and raising fear...
09:34, 2019-10-11

Explainer: How do miners dispose of their waste in the sea? Sea disposal of mining waste could spread as Indonesia weighs adopting the technique for new nickel projects, as Papua New Guinea is doing for a gold mine proposed by Australia's Newcrest Mining....
09:34, 2019-10-11

Expert says lab results from PNG Ramu nickel spill 'alarming': report An expert in chemical contamination has called test results from the Ramu nickel spill into Papua New Guinea's Basamuk Bay in August "alarming," according to a local media report on Thursday....
09:34, 2019-10-11

A working-class green movement is out there but not getting the credit it deserves They may not get much media coverage but working-class activists have long been environmental heroesEnvironmental protests are now frequently reported in the media, and the green movement is, at last,...
08:34, 2019-10-11

Josh Frydenberg rejects IMF report that Australia will fail to meet Paris target Treasurer says Australia will meet Paris target without carbon price, despite IMF analysisJosh Frydenberg has rejected the International Monetary Fund’s warning that Australia will fail to meet its Pa...
08:34, 2019-10-11

Energy bills will have to rise sharply to avoid climate crisis, says IMF Fund says governments could use money to help vulnerable people or invest in green energyAvoiding dangerous global heating will require governments around the world to impose stringent taxes on fossil...
08:34, 2019-10-11

Where the blame lies for the climate crisis | Letters Readers respond to the report revealing the 20 biggest polluters responsible for a third of all global carbon emissionsYour article (Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all global carbon emission...
08:34, 2019-10-11

The obscure law that explains why Google backs climate deniers Company wants to curry favour with conservatives to protect its ‘section 230’ legal immunityRevealed: Google made large contributions to climate change deniersWhen Eric Schmidt was asked on a radio sh...
08:34, 2019-10-11

Revealed: Google made large contributions to climate change deniers Firm’s public calls for climate action contrast with backing for conservative thinktanksThe obscure law that explains why Google backs climate deniersGoogle has made “substantial” contributions to som...
08:34, 2019-10-11

How Long the PG&E Outage Will Last, and Other Questions Answered The California utility turned off power to hundreds of thousands of customers to reduce the risk of wildfires. Many could be without electricity for days....
08:00, 2019-10-11

Baltimore’s Top Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Moves to Throw Out Nearly 800 Cases Involving Tainted Cops In the wake of a massive police scandal, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby is asking the courts to toss out nearly 800 criminal cases linked to Baltimore cops her office believes cannot be trus...
04:00, 2019-10-11

Can Kids Be Kids? 8-Year-Old Michigan Girl Banned From Picture Day for Her Colorful Braided Bun The last time we checked, people all over the world wear their hair in myriad styles—straight, curly, short, long, colored, braided, dreadlocked, etc.—and yet, children are inexplicably shielded from ...
04:00, 2019-10-11

The Definitive Guide to Conveying Your True Feelings With Work-Appropriate Emails Tact is a lost art and so is professional pettyism within the workplace. Anyone employed in a semi-reputable work environment will tell you that email wars are real—very real....
04:00, 2019-10-11

On World Mental Health Day, Designer Kenneth Cole Offers Hope With the Launch of the Mental Health Coalition October is a month of commemorations; it marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, includes the last two weeks of Hispanic Heritage Month, and tomorrow is International Day of the Girl. But mental health i...
04:00, 2019-10-11

Rudy, Russians and Weed: The Giuliani/Ukraine Corruption Indictments Explained via The Wire Have you seen that TV show about the cops who were investigating a drug operation? You know the one I’m talking about. There was money laundering, corrupt politicians, street-level crime and a mysteri...
04:00, 2019-10-11

Five Birthday Party Favors For Kids That Aren't Junk Kids enjoy going home from a party with something in hand (really, who doesn’t?). But having attended my fair share of kids birthday gatherings, I’ve found that some party favors go the distance while...
04:00, 2019-10-11

Donald Trump’s All in His Feelings as Fox News Poll Finds Majority of Americans Want Him Impeached and Out of Office Donald Trump was apparently feeling some kind of way Thursday after his “friends” over at Fox News released new polling showing most of the country definitely want him to be impeached....
04:00, 2019-10-11

Australian farmer brings legal action vs Bayer over weedkiller: report An Australian farmer has launched a legal action against Bayer AG's agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto after being diagnosed with a type of cancer he claims was caused by its weedkiller, the Austra...
01:34, 2019-10-11

Trump EPA proposes overhaul of lead in drinking water rule, critics call plan weak The Trump administration on Thursday proposed retooling a 1991 rule on lead and cooper contamination in drinking water, but critics said the change slows by 20 years the timeline for removing aging l...
01:34, 2019-10-11

Venezuela denies responsibility for oil spills on Brazil beaches Venezuela's government on Thursday said the OPEC-member country was not responsible for oil spills that have contaminated beaches in Brazil, after a Brazilian official said the crude was likely from V...
01:34, 2019-10-11

Israel holds 1 billion shekel tender for waste treatment plant Israel on Thursday published a tender for a billion shekel ($285 million) waste-to-energy facility that will significantly lower the amount of municipal solid waste landfilled each year....
22:00, 2019-10-10

Japan Airlines to cancel over 90% of domestic flights to and from Haneda, Narita airports on Saturday: NHK Japan Airlines will cancel more than 90% of domestic flights to and from Tokyo's Haneda airport and Narita airport in Chiba prefecture on Saturday due to Typhoon Hagibis, public broadcaster NHK said....
22:00, 2019-10-10

Indonesia green group calls for probe into death of activist Indonesia's biggest environmental group on Thursday called for an independent investigation into the death of one of its activists after pointing out suspicious circumstances and saying his work could...
22:00, 2019-10-10

F1 drivers back race organizers to make right call on typhoon Formula One drivers at this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix said they trust race organizers to make the right call regarding any changes to the event schedule, with Typhoon Hagibis threatening to disrup...
22:00, 2019-10-10

U.S. forecaster sees 85% chance of neutral weather conditions in fall There is about an 85% chance that a weather pattern marked by average long-term ocean temperatures, tropical rainfall and atmospheric winds will prevail in the Northern Hemisphere this fall, a U.S. go...
22:00, 2019-10-10

Ample flowering seen in Brazil's top coffee state, rains on the way Coffee trees all over Brazil's top producing state Minas Gerais have bloomed this week, marking the first major flowering for the new Brazilian coffee crop that could indicate the size of next year's ...
22:00, 2019-10-10

Venezuela says it is not responsible for oil spills on Brazil beaches Venezuela's government on Thursday said the OPEC-member country was not responsible for oil spills that have contaminated beaches in Brazil, after a Brazilian official on Wednesday said the crude was ...
22:00, 2019-10-10

Brazil says has not confirmed oil contaminating beaches is from Venezuela Brazil's Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday that the government had not confirmed the origin of oil mysteriously washing up on Brazilian beaches but noted that it has propert...
22:00, 2019-10-10

World urgently needs to quicken steps to reduce global warming: IMF Countries around the world should urgently begin accelerating efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and the best way to do that is through implementation of carbon taxes and global cooperation, ...
22:00, 2019-10-10

Roche billionaire board member says short-term profit hunger 'destroyed the planet' A member of Swiss drugmaker Roche's controlling family said on Wednesday that short-term profit maximization has "destroyed the planet" and the world needs a new breed of capitalism putting long-term ...
22:00, 2019-10-10

Humpback whale found in Thames died after being hit by a ship: scientists A humpback whale found dead in the River Thames just east of London had likely been struck by a ship, scientists who conducted an autopsy on the animal said on Thursday....
22:00, 2019-10-10

Trump feud with California warrants U.S. Congress probe: hundreds of ex-EPA employees Hundreds of former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees on Thursday urged a congressional probe into whether the agency's feud with California represented retaliation for the state's failure...
22:00, 2019-10-10

Two-thirds of U.S. birds face extinction due to climate-linked 'emergency': Audubon Two-thirds of bird species in North America, already disappearing at an alarming rate, face extinction unless immediate action is taken to slow the rate of climate change, the National Audubon Society...
22:00, 2019-10-10

Climate protester lies on plane as London arrests top 1,000 A protester lay on top of a plane while another forced a jet to turn around on the runway as climate change activists descended on London City Airport on Thursday, causing some flight disruption as th...
22:00, 2019-10-10

Powerful storm sweeps across northern U.S. plains bringing snow, high winds A powerful snowstorm swept across parts of the central and northern U.S. plains in unseasonably cold temperatures and high winds on Thursday, forcing school closures and dozens of vehicle crashes on s...
22:00, 2019-10-10

With rising seas at their door, mayors vow to combat climate change Mayors of cities from Lisbon to New Orleans called on Thursday for urgent global action to tackle climate change that could see hundreds of coastal metropolises swamped with water....
22:00, 2019-10-10

New E.P.A. Lead Standards Would Slow Replacement of Dangerous Pipes The Trump administration plans to propose regulations on lead-lined water pipes that would bolster reporting requirements but slow the timetable for replacing them.   ...
18:00, 2019-10-10

Joe Biden Calls for Trump's Impeachment for the Very First Time On Wednesday, for the first time during Donald Trump’s extremely long and excruciating presidency, former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said that Trump should be impea...
16:00, 2019-10-10

Conservative Journalist Tries to Shame AOC for Participating in Society The Washington Times’ legal affairs reporter Alex Swoyer reported in an “EXCLUSIVE” piece Wednesday that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently visited a salon in downtown Washington, D.C....
16:00, 2019-10-10

She Did It! Jessica Nabongo Is the 1st Black Woman to Visit Every Country in the World The last time we saw world traveler—no, adventurer—Jessica Nabongo, it was this past July in New Orleans at the 2019 Essence Festival. But while NOLA is an undeniably exciting city (and Essence Fest t...
16:00, 2019-10-10

Shrinking glaciers: Mont Blanc from the air, 100 years on A century after Walter Mittelholzer’s famous aerial mission, scientists repeat his journey to shed light on the impact of global heating In 1919, the Swiss pilot and photographer Walter Mittelholzer f...
15:34, 2019-10-10

Mining firms worked to kill off climate action in Australia, says ex-PM Kevin Rudd says industry still has huge influence in a country beset by climate policy torporWhy we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies – video explainerThe former Australi...
15:34, 2019-10-10

Climate crisis: what the carmakers have to say Firms including Ford and BMW respond to data about how they are exacerbating the crisis“Ford takes its responsibilities for the environment and communities around the globe very seriously. That was ev...
15:34, 2019-10-10

NSW government may open two new coal fields for exploration to boost economic growth Exclusive: Berejiklian government urged to develop Hawkins-Rumker area and Wollar field near BylongThe New South Wales government is considering opening two large coal fields to exploration as it seek...
15:34, 2019-10-10

Corbyn and Sanders vow to crack down on fossil fuel firms UK and US politicians pledge to rein in big oil in light of Guardian climate crisis investigationHalf a century of dither and denial – a climate crisis timelineWhy we need political action to tackle t...
15:34, 2019-10-10

Fossil fuel firms' social media fightback against climate action Industry funds ‘grassroots’ resistance to tougher rules while touting green credentialsOil and gas companies are spending millions of dollars on campaigns to fight climate regulations at the same time...
15:34, 2019-10-10

Fires, explosions and toxic releases: Front Range residents fight fracking boom How oil and gas production is devastating Colorado communities and endangering the climate Fossil fuel firms’ social media fightback against climate actionFor Barb Binder, the bad news arrived with a ...
15:34, 2019-10-10

Exclusive: carmakers among key opponents of climate action Lobbying in US and Europe has tried to block and delay moves to cut emissions, study showsFossil fuel firms’ social media fightback against climate actionGlobal carmakers are among the leading opponen...
15:34, 2019-10-10

Oil firms to pour extra 7m barrels per day into markets, data shows Projected production surge in next 12 years to be led by Shell despite climate crisisWhy we need political action to rein in the fossil fuel industry – video explainerThe world’s 50 biggest oil compan...
15:34, 2019-10-10

Alberta government says its energy war room will launch soon under ‘Canadian Energy Centre’ name The $30-million centre is part of what Premier Jason Kenney has termed a "fight-back" strategy against those he says are unfairly denigrating the industry....
15:34, 2019-10-10

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Mistreatment rife during childbirth, UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund, Synagogue attack in Germany, World Post Day A recap of Wednesday’s stories: Alarming accounts of women mistreated in childbirth; UNICEF enters new world of cryptocurrency funding; UN chief condemns synagogue attack in Germany; mission chief cal...
15:00, 2019-10-10

China oil refiner issues $140 million green bond to fund new capacity Oil refiner Jiangsu Eastern Shenghong Co. has issued a green bond worth 1 billion yuan ($140.60 million) to fund a petrochemical complex, the latest Chinese company to use clean financing to develop p...
14:00, 2019-10-10

Climate change endangers Scotland's archaeological treasures Ancient British structures older than the pyramids are being threatened by climate change, experts have warned, as rising sea levels, heavier rainfall and severe weather events endanger Scotland's arc...
14:00, 2019-10-10

Investors with more than $5 trillion target BHP over coal funding Investors representing A$8 trillion ($5.4 trillion) have backed a call for BHP to ditch funding for industry groups whose actions are inconsistent with the Paris climate agreement, an Australian NGO s...
14:00, 2019-10-10

Climate protesters try to occupy London City airport Climate-change protesters descended on London City Airport on Thursday, gluing themselves to the terminal building and dancing on a roof but ultimately failing to cancel flights....
14:00, 2019-10-10

Indonesia could take back 1.4 million hectares of land from palm planters: official The Indonesian government could take back 1.4 million hectares (3.5 million acres) of forest as part of its ban on land clearing for palm plantations, an official said on Thursday....
14:00, 2019-10-10

Australian farmer launches legal action against Bayer over weedkiller: report An Australian farmer has launched a legal case against Bayer AG's agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto after being diagnosed with a type of leukaemia, the Australian Broadcasting Commission reported o...
14:00, 2019-10-10

Super typhoon approaches Japan, some World Cup rugby canceled A super typhoon bore down on Japan on Thursday forcing the cancellation of two rugby World Cup matches and some transport, and threatening to disrupt Japan's Formula One Grand Prix race this weekend....
14:00, 2019-10-10

Rugby: Italy out as World Cup games called off for first time due to typhoon Rugby World Cup organisers were forced to call off matches for the first time in the tournament's 32-year history on Thursday - eliminating Italy as a result - saying the risk from Typhoon Hagibis mad...
14:00, 2019-10-10

Brother’s Keeper: Tarell Alvin McCraney’s The Brothers Size Explores the Mythology and Painful Reality of Brotherhood To say Tarell Alvin McCraney is masterful at articulating black male coming-of-age stories in America would be an understatement. His play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue (now better known as the 20...
12:00, 2019-10-10

A Long Time Coming: Montgomery Elects Its First Black Mayor, Steven Reed In more than 200 years, Montgomery, Ala.—the first capital of the Confederacy and the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement—has never had a black mayor. That changed Tuesday night, with voters decis...
12:00, 2019-10-10

White Domestic Terrorism as a National Security Threat Presents Challenges for 2020 Presidential Candidates U.S. national security conversations have traditionally focused on perceived foreign threats, such as a nuclear-ready Iran or North Korea. The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have resulted in dis...
12:00, 2019-10-10

Proving She’s the Best Selfie-Taker in the Game, Tracee Ellis Ross Shot Her Own Magazine Cover—on Her iPhone Is there anything Tracee Ellis Ross can’t do? She makes us laugh weekly on Black-ish, is a producer on Mixed-ish, is a regular on best-dressed lists, is a regular (and real) source of fitspo, and rece...
12:00, 2019-10-10

Uber Driver, The Equalizer, a Home Depot Manager and More Things Joe Biden Should Be Instead of President Joe Biden has settled into the BarcaLounger and Burn Notice phase of his life. Which is fine! My dad is there too, and in a slightly less-imperfect world, they’d be going on adventures to the mall and...
12:00, 2019-10-10

‘I’m All Over the Place’: Is That Why We Can’t Escape You, Rihanna? At the risk of infuriating “The Navy,” we have a confession to make: Rihanna’s starting to wear us out. Specifically, we can’t get this woman’s foot off our necks—everywhere we go, there she is. Think...
12:00, 2019-10-10

Top Dawg Entertainment to Co-Chair REVOLT Summit Los Angeles; Snoop Dogg, Killer Mike, Angela Rye and More Confirmed Fresh from several viral moments in Atlanta, the Revolt Summit is rounding out the fall season by traveling to Los Angeles at the end of October....
12:00, 2019-10-10

Be the Change: Gucci Is Offering Up to $6.5 Million in Grants and Scholarships Via Its Changemakers Program You can talk about it, or you can be about it. While Gucci may have made a major misstep or two this year, the label has also made major progress on their expressed desire to be leaders in diversifyin...
12:00, 2019-10-10

T.I. Admits He's Trying to 'Undo the Blunder of Iggy Azalea' You could say T.I. was ahead of the curve in looking for and promoting a female rapper during one of the more lean years in hip-hop gender parity....
12:00, 2019-10-10

Aunt Viv’s Tethered: Get Into This Flipped-Turned-Upside-Down Mashup of Us, Get Out and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air We all remember the moment we realized Original Aunt Vivian (portrayed by Janet Hubert) suddenly disappeared and was replaced by a lighter-skinned version (portrayed by Daphne Reid) on The Fresh Princ...
12:00, 2019-10-10

Tina Tchen Takes Charge: Michelle Obama’s Former Chief of Staff Is the New President and CEO of Time’s Up Eight months after the untimely departure of former Time’s Up President Lisa Borders, the women’s advocacy organization has a new head—with a familiar face. Tina Tchen, co-founder of the organization’...
12:00, 2019-10-10

‘Am I Supposed to Be the Representation?’: A Black Mother Navigates Our Convoluted Mental Health System Waiting for Tearah, a short documentary about how a black family navigates the labyrinth mental health system in Hartford, Conn., is symbolic of mental health dysfunction on a national level—and a tes...
12:00, 2019-10-10

It's Officially Sweater SZN! Here's Is What You Need to Keep Them Clean. Sweaters are so great we’ve named an entire season for them. But sweaters also require a little bit of special care—they are, of course, more than worth it! With sweater weather beginning for many of ...
12:00, 2019-10-10

Biden Calls for Trump’s Impeachment, Openly Aiming for His GOP Rival’s Head for the 1st Time After almost daily pointed attacks by Donald Trump as he tries to wiggle his way out of the Ukraine scandal, Joe Biden is finally striking back, making a direct call Wednesday for Trump’s impeachment....
12:00, 2019-10-10

‘Still Gotta Pay Me’: Antonio Brown Wants Back In the NFL, Despite Accusations of Rape and Sexual Misconduct Saying “they still gotta pay me,” Antonio Brown, the wide receiver cut from the New England Patriots amid explosive accusations of rape and sexual misconduct, wants the Patriots to let him back on the...
12:00, 2019-10-10

Saving Black Mothers: New California Law Requires Bias Training for Doctors, Medical Providers Bringing new life into the world can be a perilous journey for any woman, but especially for black women, who, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are at least 3 times more li...
12:00, 2019-10-10

India's monsoon starts withdrawing in delayed retreat India's monsoon rains started withdrawing from the northwest region from Wednesday, marking the most delayed retreat of the seasonal rainfall, the Indian Meteorological Department said on Wednesday....
10:34, 2019-10-10

South America forest fires could disrupt rainfall in region's farm belt: experts Forest fires that swept across Bolivia and Brazil this year could disrupt rainfall distribution across South America's grains-and-beef producing regions in unpredictable ways for years to come, a scie...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Top-5 BHP investor Aberdeen Standard piles on climate pressure ahead of AGM One of BHP's biggest shareholders Aberdeen Standard Investments on Wednesday added to pressure for the world's leading miner to cut ties with lobby groups it says are at odds with the company's pledge...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Brazil authorities raise environmental concerns around oil auction Seven exploratory oil blocks set to be auctioned by Brazil on Thursday are the subject of environmental litigation, authorities said on Wednesday, complicating a process expected to bring around $800 ...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Brazil says oil on its beaches 'likely from Venezuela' Thick crude oil that has been mysteriously washing up on beaches in Brazil is "very likely from Venezuela," Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Wednesday, citing a report by state-ru...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Shell to offset carbon emissions for British fuel buyers Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday it would offset the carbon dioxide emissions of around 1.5 million road users in Britain starting later this month under a loyalty scheme....
10:34, 2019-10-10

London City Airport braces for possible shutdown by climate protesters London City Airport was braced for disruption on Thursday after climate-change protesters Extinction Rebellion vowed to occupy its terminal and shut down operations for three days as part of its actio...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Fossils of 'shark-toothed' carnivorous dinosaur found in Thailand Fossils of a large carnivorous dinosaur that was a top predator about 115 million years ago have been unearthed in Thailand -- a brute that was among the early members of an impressive group of flesh...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of planned power outages of unprecedented scale to reduce...
10:34, 2019-10-10

China refiner issues $140 million green bond to fund new capacity Oil refiner Jiangsu Eastern Shenghong Co. has issued a green bond worth 1 billion yuan ($140.60 million) to help fund a major petrochemical complex, becoming the latest Chinese company to use green fi...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Elderly couple become first fatalities of early Australian bushfire season The remains of an elderly couple have been found in a burned-out home in rural New South Wales state, police said on Thursday, as Australia comes to grips with an earlier and more severe start to its ...
10:34, 2019-10-10

East Japan Railway may halt high-speed train lines as precaution against typhoon, company says East Japan Railway may halt parts of its high-speed bullet train lines and some conventional commuter lines on Saturday and Sunday as a precaution against Typhoon Hagibis, the company said on its webs...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Wind power developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of power project auctions Panellists at a wind energy conference in Calgary say Alberta is still the best place in Canada to build renewable power projects despite the United Conservative government's decision to unplug the pr...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Alberta government announces its ‘energy war room’ will be launching soon The $30-million centre is part of what Premier Jason Kenney has termed a "fight-back" strategy against those he says are unfairly denigrating the industry....
06:00, 2019-10-10

Montana judge hearing renewed Keystone XL oil pipeline arguments A Montana judge must decide whether to once again block the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline or side with U.S. government attorneys who want him to uphold President Donald Trump's permit to cross the...
06:00, 2019-10-10

These Waffle-Weave Towels Are Like Giant, Soft Sponges Waffles make for not only an exceptional breakfast food, but also a positively cozy texture in apparel and linens. And these K-25 Smart Bath Towels 3.0 by SOLO-RM are no exception; not only do they lo...
03:00, 2019-10-10

Chicago Releases Investigation Showing 16 Police Officers Helped Cover Up the Killing of Laquan McDonald On Wednesday, the city of Chicago released a watchdog report showing an alleged cover-up following the 2014 police killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald....
03:00, 2019-10-10

Matt Lauer Insists He's the Real Victim This morning, Matt Lauer wrote a 1,300-word letter defending himself from an allegation of rape, a document that makes for a phenomenal case study in how a powerful man can turn himself into a victim....
03:00, 2019-10-10

BA to offset domestic flight emissions from next year Announcement comes as parent company commits to net-zero carbon flying by 2050 British Airways will offset all domestic flight emissions from next year, after its owner IAG became the first airline gr...
03:00, 2019-10-10

Extinction Rebellion: Scott Ludlam has 'absurd' bail conditions dismissed by judge Magistrate says bail conditions preventing the former senator from attending Extinction Rebellion events were not necessaryFormer Greens senator Scott Ludlam has had bail conditions – that banned him ...
03:00, 2019-10-10

Fracking fears grow for rivers in Queensland's channel country Labor pledged to reinstate ‘wild rivers’ protections, but is yet to follow through, angering Indigenous and environmental groupsWhen the channel country floods, the rivers of western Queensland spread...
03:00, 2019-10-10

California counties go dark as PG&E shuts off power to grapple with wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is “proactively” shutting off power in portions of 34 counties in northern and central California amid severe wind conditions Wednesday and Thursday, the utility announced....
01:00, 2019-10-10

Daily on Energy: Coal companies’ climate fight complicates EPA’s power rule defense Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
01:00, 2019-10-10

The Queasy Power of Shamelessness Noah Levine, the influential punk rock Buddhist teacher whose meditation society, Against the Stream, collapsed after he was accused of sexual misconduct, never spoke to me for two stories I wrote abo...
01:00, 2019-10-10

Nobody Is Buying Dallas PD’s Bullshit Story About Joshua Brown’s Death The Dallas Police Department just came up with a story so farfetched, I am going to stop roasting both Empire and Power for some of the ridiculous shit that happens on both of those soapy-ass shows th...
01:00, 2019-10-10

Former NBC News Employee Accuses Matt Lauer of Raping Her Former Today show host Matt Lauer has been accused of raping a colleague in 2014. According to a report published in Variety, investigative reporter Ronan Farrow’s new book Catch and Kill outlines the...
23:00, 2019-10-09

Celebs Rush to Defend Ellen's Friendship With George W. Bush, Awwww Ellen Degeneres doesn’t even want to acknowledge the real reason why people aren’t chill about her friendship with George W. Bush, but sure famous folks, go off:...
23:00, 2019-10-09

NBC News Comes Out of Ronan Farrow's New Book Looking Horrible The Hollywood Reporter has a long feature out about Ronan Farrow’s new book Catch and Kill and boy is it deeply unflattering for NBC News....
23:00, 2019-10-09

Hey I'll Be Over Here If You Need Me As the Ukraine scandal continues to escalate and President Donald Trump inches closer and closer to just declaring himself God King for Life, one particularly prominent White House figure has been bas...
23:00, 2019-10-09

A Guide to Today's Juiciest Feud Featuring Two British Footballers' Wives and a Fake News Sting Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy may not be household names for much of the United States, unless you have a particular form of brain poisoning that comes from caring deeply about English Premier Leagu...
23:00, 2019-10-09

New Book Reportedly Details Dozens of New Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Trump Before today, President Donald Trump had been publicly accused of sexual harassment and/or assault by two dozen women. Most recently, the writer E. Jean Carroll accused Trump of violently sexually ass...
23:00, 2019-10-09

This Really Went Places Sometimes.....the internet just really, like, goes places. So it was today after a series of events led me to type these words: “The Good Place star Jameela Jamil was embroiled in a Twitter controvers...
23:00, 2019-10-09

The War on Drugs Is a War on the Climate The U.S. War on Drugs has a troubled history riddled with racism, propaganda, and failure as the country remains one of the top markets for illegal drugs. The U.S. crackdown on drugs is, unfortunately...
23:00, 2019-10-09

“2018 was the first that a 60-40 portfolio,” the sort of cheap and simple portfolio an average inves “2018 was the first that a 60-40 portfolio,” the sort of cheap and simple portfolio an average investor like you might have, “outpaced all Ivy [League] endowments in terms of 10-year performance.” All...
23:00, 2019-10-09

Only Rihanna Is Allowed to Talk About Politics From Now On Rihanna has never shied away from getting political, and her latest interview for the cover story in Vogue was a prime example of her willingness to speak truth to power (even though her interviewer w...
23:00, 2019-10-09

Moderate Liberal MPs sign on to crossbench-led climate action group Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action aims to serve as a safe place for climate policy, away from ‘partisan politics’Several moderate Liberal MPs have signed on to a crossbench-led climate action co...
21:00, 2019-10-09

Boris Johnson's father praises Extinction Rebellion 'crusties' as arrests hit 800 Stanley Johnson gives backing to activists as Met reduce the number of activists’ sites from 12 to sixThe prime minister’s father has told a crowd at Extinction Rebellion’s London demonstrations he ba...
21:00, 2019-10-09

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for development of lithium-ion batteries – as it happened John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino made laureates for development that sparked portable technology revolution• Report: chemistry Nobel given to lithium-ion battery researchers ...
21:00, 2019-10-09

These coastal First Nations want polluting countries to ditch coal for B.C. LNG "If you're travelling in a country like China and see the air that they breathe, I mean, anything that we can do to help clean that area would make sense."...
19:34, 2019-10-09

Climate change emerges as one of the top ballot-box issues among voters: Ipsos poll The poll also showed how top issues varied across age groups. For example, close to a quarter of millennials aged 18 to 34 (24 per cent) indicated education was an important issue, while 40 per cent o...
16:00, 2019-10-09

Date set for dismantling of wind turbines in Prince Edward Country A Prince Edward County resident who has one of nine turbines on her property tells Global News she wants it to remain there and is urging all levels of government to rethink the decommissioning of the...
16:00, 2019-10-09

Shell urges collaboration with other industries to tackle emissions Royal Dutch Shell's chief executive took aim beyond the energy sector to call on leaders of other industries including aviation, shipping and steel to jointly draw up plans to tackle greenhouse gas em...
15:00, 2019-10-09

Church of England calls for climate voting debate before miner BHP's AGM The Church of England Pensions Board urged shareholder advisors on Wednesday to support a resolution asking the world's biggest listed miner BHP to leave groups which lobby for policies inconsistent w...
15:00, 2019-10-09

U.S. Democratic presidential contender Warren vows to pursue 'environmental justice' Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren vowed on Wednesday to protect minority- and low-income communities from the effects of pollution and climate change, arguing that vulnerable populati...
15:00, 2019-10-09

Germany approves climate measures seen as weak by activists The German cabinet on Wednesday approved measures to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for Chancellor Angela Merkel to pass landmark climate legislation this year....
15:00, 2019-10-09

In Israel on Yom Kippur, low emissions on high holiday As Israel's highways and city centres fell silent on Yom Kippur, environmentalists hailed the holiest day of the Jewish calendar as providing a brief but welcome respite from pollution....
15:00, 2019-10-09

Are Gay and Transgender Workers Protected by Federal Law? US Supreme Court Will Decide On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether the protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which among other things prohibit discrimination on the basis of “sex,” extend...
14:00, 2019-10-09

Christmas Is Coming Early! Rihanna's Releasing a 500+ Page Coffee Table Book What do you get the girl who has everything? Rihanna is indisputably that girl (OK, woman), having not only a ridiculously successful music career (much delayed ninth album notwithstanding) but a grou...
14:00, 2019-10-09

Paying Homage: Before Tyler Perry Studios, There Was Oscar Micheaux and Lincoln Motion Picture Company Following the news of Tyler Perry Studios’ (TPS) historic grand opening, there was an uproarious celebration heard amongst the black Hollywood elite and beyond....
14:00, 2019-10-09

How Trump Got Punk'd Into Running From Syria, Explained Military leaders, politicians and the U.S. allies were shocked by Donald Trump’s decision to side with brutal dictators and turn his back on one of America’s staunchest allies in the fight against Isl...
14:00, 2019-10-09

I Am Too Old for the BET Hip Hop Awards I’ve come to the conclusion that I have aged out of the BET Hip Hop Awards. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, and it definitely doesn’t mean that I’m elderly. What it means is that this show—which t...
14:00, 2019-10-09

Zappos Is Celebrating Its 20th Anniversary With Exclusive Brand Deals As if you need an excuse to buy yourself a new pair of Shoes, Zappos is hosting a 20th Anniversary Collaborations. To celebrate turning 20, the company is rolling out exclusive brand collabs, featurin...
14:00, 2019-10-09

Negro Noir: I Finally Watched Acrimony and Yes, I'm Also Wondering How the Hell Taraji Got on That Boat Movies that are “so bad, they’re good” are one of life’s unsung treasures. And like anything, adding blackness to that principle is like adding proper seasoning—our series reviewing/recapping bad blac...
14:00, 2019-10-09

Royalty in Our DNA: A New Crop of Magazine Covers Make Us Majestic A pair of ruffed pages; three queens; a member of modeling royalty...as the October and November magazine covers made their debut, we were delighted to see blackness front, center and regal, as we sho...
14:00, 2019-10-09

An Open Letter to the White Couple Who Wrote a Penn State Football Player About His 'Awful' and 'Disgusting' Hair Penn State University has responded to a letter that was reportedly penned by a stale two-pack of allegedly college-educated Saltines condemning the player’s “awful” and “disgusting” natural hair....
14:00, 2019-10-09

I'm Sorry Y'all, But I Just Can't Find a Shit to Give About Donald Trump's Impeachment So before I write this thing, I have to admit that, right now, I’m about to do a version of a thing that deeply annoys me. Someone will write a thing. (Let’s say about libertarian marsupials.) And the...
14:00, 2019-10-09

Nearly 100 Years Later, Tulsa Begins Search for Mass Graves From 1921 Black Wall Street Massacre A few blocks away from Tulsa’s Greenwood neighborhood sits the city’s oldest existing cemetery, Oaklawn. On Monday, scientists and forensic anthropologists scoured the cemetery with ground-penetrating...
14:00, 2019-10-09

Police Allege Joshua Brown, Witness in Amber Guyger Trial, Was Victim of Botched Interstate Drug Deal Dallas Police investigating the killing of 28-year-old Joshua Brown are denying his death has anything to do with his involvement in the trial of former police officer Amber Guyger....
14:00, 2019-10-09

White City Council in Majority Black City Quietly Moves Only Voting Location to Police Station The rapidly gentrifying Atlanta suburb known for banning sagging pants has outraged black residents while likely delighting the state’s vote-suppressing governor by announcing a decision to move the c...
14:00, 2019-10-09

Online Forum’s Call to Users to ‘Prove You’re Not White’ Unleashes a Flood of White Tears Creators of the subreddit Black People Twitter hoped for a space where black folk could speak freely about whatever was on their mind. But when they found the space being taken over by folks they susp...
14:00, 2019-10-09

A Defiant Donald Trump Tells House Impeachment Investigators That He and His Peeps Won’t Be Talking Donald Trump appears to have thrown down the gauntlet before House Democrats, announcing Tuesday that he and his administration will no longer cooperate with the House’s impeachment inquiry into Trump...
14:00, 2019-10-09

#BlackGirlMagic: Simone Biles Shatters Gymnastics Record by Winning Her 21st Medal in the Sport Gymnastics phenom Simone Biles became the most-medaled woman in the sport Tuesday when she won her 21st medal at the gymnastics world championships....
14:00, 2019-10-09

Trump's Ukraine Call Reportedly Terrified Top Official President Donald Trump has repeatedly insisted his now-infamous call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was “perfect” and not—as is plain to see to anyone who is not a MAGA chud—an open invit...
14:00, 2019-10-09

What's Up With Rudy Giuliani's Brain Donald Trump lawyer and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani is perpetually on one, but his best material usually comes out while he’s screaming on the phone at a reporter in a taxi or holding up ...
14:00, 2019-10-09

Five Ski Socks To Help You Shred Hard and Stay Warm Ski socks are underrated. No one forgets their snowpants, but many will chuck a pair of gym socks into their duffel without a second thought. Guys, don’t sell yourself short. Not only will quality ski...
14:00, 2019-10-09

White House Declares War On the Democrats' Impeachment Effort The White House on Tuesday afternoon released an eight-page letter outlining why it would not be cooperating in the Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
14:00, 2019-10-09

Samuel Little Is the Most Prolific Serial Killer in U.S. History. Most of His Victims Were Black Women His name is not as well known as Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, or John Wayne Gacy, though the scale of his crimes far eclipses theirs: confessing to 93 murders over 35 years. On Sunday, the FBI reported ...
14:00, 2019-10-09

Bernie Sanders Following Last Week's Heart Attack: 'I Am Extremely Motivated in This Fight' Presidential candidate and Sen. Bernie Sanders that he would change his campaign strategy to prioritize his health. Last week, Sanders suffered a heart attack in Las Vegas, NV. On Saturday, he returne...
14:00, 2019-10-09

PG&E Announces Plans to Cut Power in California Pacific Gas & Electric announced plans to shut off power in central and northern California on Tuesday. About 800,000 customers in 34 counties—millions of people—will be affected on Wednesday....
14:00, 2019-10-09

This Senior Interior Official Has Had Major Trump Brain for More Than Two Decades William Perry Pendley, a senior interior official, has cast doubt on climate change and made xenophobic comments, according to a report from CNN published on Tuesday....
14:00, 2019-10-09

Badger culling may increase spread of tuberculosis, say researchers Culls cause badgers to roam further, potentially worsening risk of disease in cattleBadgers start to roam much further afield when culling starts nearby, research has found, potentially increasing the...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Labour pledges to create 70,000 more jobs in offshore windfarms Corbyn commits to 37 new windfarms in green industrial revolution election pushJeremy Corbyn will unveil plans to create another 70,000 jobs in offshore windfarms part-owned by the public as his party...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Revealed: northern Australia's fossil fuel plans push climate goals beyond reach Analysis uncovers impact of proposed coal and gas expansion on Paris agreementA wave of planned fossil fuel developments by major companies across northern Australia would significantly increase the a...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for work on lithium-ion batteries John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino honoured for development that sparked portable technology revolution• Reaction to battery researchers’ Nobel award – live!The Nobel prize in ...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Secretive national oil companies hold our climate in their hands State-owned firms such as Saudi Aramco and Gazprom have 90% of known reservesThe businesses controlling the future of the global climate are names most people have never heard of. State-owned companie...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Climate emergency: what the oil, coal and gas giants say Fossil fuel companies respond to data revealing their responsibility for global emissionsRevealed: the 20 firms responsible for a third of all carbon emissions“We agree that action is needed now on cl...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Global mayors denounce 'failed' UN climate summit Mayors attack ‘ineptitude’ of world leaders and accuse US, Brazil, Australia, Russia and Turkey of being ‘essentially representatives of the fossil fuel industry’Mayors from a group representing more ...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for development of lithium-ion batteries – live! John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino made laureates for development that sparked portable technology revolution• Report: chemistry Nobel given to lithium-ion battery researchers ...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainer The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions ...
13:34, 2019-10-09

It’s time to rein in the fossil fuel giants before their greed chokes the planet | Richard Heede Just 20 companies are responsible for 35% of carbon emissions yet they continue to ignore calls for changeWe’ve long known that the big fossil fuel companies are responsible for a huge share of the wo...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Richmond v Chevron: the California city taking on its most powerful polluter Local activists are suing the fossil fuel firms that gave the city life – but may also be slowly killing itThe Chevron refinery that looms over Richmond, California, its muted orange tanks nestled int...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangersThe Guardian today reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Australian homes destroyed by spring fires in 'horrible' warning More than 20 homes have been destroyed by spring fires in Australia, officials said on Wednesday, straining communities already suffering under the region's worst drought conditions in living memory....
13:00, 2019-10-09

Investors get lost in Big Oil's carbon accounting maze Wide variations in the way oil companies report their efforts to reduce carbon emissions make it difficult to assess the risk of holding their shares as the world shifts away from fossil fuels, senior...
13:00, 2019-10-09

Thousands rush to climb Australia's Uluru ahead of ban Thousands of people are rushing to climb Australia's Uluru, ignoring the calls of indigenous people to stay off what they consider a sacred monolith, before the ascent is permanently banned at the end...
13:00, 2019-10-09

Humpback whale found dead in River Thames east of London A 10 meter (33-ft) humpback whale spotted in the River Thames earlier this week has been found dead just east of London and will now be handed over to scientists for an autopsy....
13:00, 2019-10-09

German cabinet approves climate protection measures The German cabinet on Wednesday approved climate protection measures designed to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, keeping on track plans by Chancellor Angela Merkel to pass the landmark packa...
13:00, 2019-10-09

California power cutoff begin as wildfire risks rise Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to prevent wildfires, the uti...
13:00, 2019-10-09

Poland plans to triple solar energy capacity this year Poland, which generates most of its electricity from coal, is planning to triple its solar energy capacity this year, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told Polish radio on Wednesday....
13:00, 2019-10-09

Trump's fast-tracking of oil pipelines hits legal roadblocks The Trump administration's effort to cut red tape and speed up major energy projects has backfired in the case of the three biggest U.S. pipelines now planned or under construction....
13:00, 2019-10-09

California wildfire risk prompts planned mass cutoff of PG&E power Nearly 800,000 California homes and businesses can expect to lose electricity for up to several days from Wednesday, in a planned PG&E power shutdown of unprecedented scale due to heightened wildfire ...
08:00, 2019-10-09

While I live with three minute showers in this drought, I know people in the cities are wasting precious water | Stephanie Gardiner Growing up being constantly reminded that water is finite and rain is unreliable is in the back of my mind wherever I goAn urban legend went around town during the peak of a drought when I was a child...
04:34, 2019-10-09

'Absurd' bail conditions prevent Extinction Rebellion protesters 'going near' other members Civil liberties groups say bail conditions imposed on Sydney climate change activists are usually reserved for bikie gang membersClimate change protesters arrested for obstructing traffic have been gi...
04:34, 2019-10-09

Eco-warrior Swampy on Extinction Rebellion: 'It gives me hope' After being fined for blocking oil refinery traffic, Daniel Hooper, once the public face of green activism, applauds new generationMore than two decades after Britain saw its first widespread environm...
04:34, 2019-10-09

'Right here, right now': Fatboy Slim samples Greta Thunberg for live show The dance artist electrifies crowd after mixing the climate activist’s UN speech slogan with his club favourite Fatboy Slim has paid tribute to Greta Thunberg in a performance in Gateshead over the we...
04:34, 2019-10-09

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone formation near South Carolina A small area of low pressure located few hundred miles southeast of Charleston, South Carolina has 40% chance of cyclone formation in the next 48 hours, the U.S. Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday...
02:00, 2019-10-09

CEO of Petrobras calls Brazil oil spill 'something extraordinary' Roberto Castello Branco, the chief executive of Brazilian oil company Petrobras, called the oil spill hitting the country's northeastern coast "something extraordinary," ruling out a tanker cleaning o...
02:00, 2019-10-09

Incoming top EU climate official pledges to tax polluting imports The EU will start work immediately on a tax on polluting foreign firms to shelter EU businesses striving to meet a goal to be climate neutral by 2050, the senior official set to take responsibility fo...
02:00, 2019-10-09

Brazil president sees crime behind mystery oil slicks Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that mysterious oil slicks polluting northeastern beaches likely had criminal origins, without explaining further....
02:00, 2019-10-09

Head of wind power association speaks at Calgary conference, pursues partnership with solar, other technologies The president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association says the industry has proven that wind can compete on price with other sources of electrical power but now it must prove it can be just as reliabl...
01:34, 2019-10-09

London joins Google’s new carbon emissions tracking site The site allows the city and residents to access data on London’s greenhouse gas emissions with the goal of helping communities reduce their carbon footprint....
00:34, 2019-10-09

Corporations told to draw up climate rules or have them imposed Bank of England governor gives firms two years to agree rules for reporting climate risksThe governor of the Bank of England has warned major corporations that they have two years to agree rules for r...
00:34, 2019-10-09

Police attempt to clear Extinction Rebellion protest camps in London Arrests made under section 14 order as officers in Whitehall begin removing tentsPolice have begun attempting to clear Extinction Rebellion protest camps from around Westminster as they imposed a sect...
00:34, 2019-10-09

'A masterpiece': Norwich council houses win Stirling architecture prize Street of 105 homes hailed as high-quality architecture in its most environmentally and socially conscious formOne hundred years since the 1919 Addison Act paved the way for the country’s programme of...
00:34, 2019-10-09

Ellen Staunchly Defends Her Nauseating Friendship With George W. Bush On Tuesday, Ellen DeGeneres responded to criticism of her revolting appearance with former president and creator of global misery George W. Bush at a Dallas Cowboys game—in private seats which she des...
22:00, 2019-10-08

Trump Is Making a Huge Mess and No One's Happy Less than 24 hours after threatening to “totally destroy and obliterate” the economy of Turkey if they dare challenge his “great and unmatched wisdom” following his decision to allow them to invade No...
22:00, 2019-10-08

Democrats Can't Stop Trying to Shoot Themselves in the Foot When Nancy Pelosi was finally dragged into launching an impeachment inquiry last month, it felt as though the Democrats had finally turned a corner from talking about the existential threat to the cou...
22:00, 2019-10-08

A Majority of Americans Want Impeachment Amid President Donald Trump’s insistence that this should all go away, most Americans support the impeachment inquiry into Trump, and almost half of supporters say they also support removing the presi...
22:00, 2019-10-08

The Impeachment Plot Thickens Yet Again The congressional impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s Ukraine scandal took another twist on Tuesday, with the chair of the House Intelligence Committee accusing the State Department of w...
22:00, 2019-10-08

Wall Street Is Legitimately Worried About Warren Much of the business of Wall Street is “managing risk,” and at the moment, analysts agree they have a scary risk named “Elizabeth Warren.”...
22:00, 2019-10-08

Greta Thunberg Heads to Standing Rock to Support Indigenous Activists For indigenous environmental activist Tokata Iron Eyes, climate solutions are all about indigenous rights and culture. When Iron Eyes met Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg a couple of weeks ago and...
22:00, 2019-10-08

A Brief History of NRA Employees Editing Wikipedia for Fun and Possibly Profit The grammar on Wikipedia’s Holocaust Denial page didn’t fix itself. Someone, perhaps finished with their paperwork for the day but still chained to a desk around 5:40 on a June afternoon, noticed a si...
22:00, 2019-10-08

This Is the Dumbest Controversy If your sticking point on Elizabeth Warren is that she’s “flip-flopping” on her story about getting fired because of her pregnancy, your head is full of rocks, and if you emptied it out, you’d simply ...
22:00, 2019-10-08

The Impossibly High Stakes of Aimee Stephens's Supreme Court Case Thirty years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that discrimination based on gender stereotypes violates Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. In a 6-3 decision, the Court ruled in favor of Ann Hopkins, a...
22:00, 2019-10-08

The Supreme Court's Landmark LGBTQ Rights Hearing Was Full of Conservative Idiocy The Supreme Court heard arguments today in a set of potentially landmark LGBTQ rights cases. So how did it go? The answer, it seems, is “a hell of a lot shakier than anyone who believes in LGBTQ right...
22:00, 2019-10-08

Brazil's Vale details damages payments, speeds dam decommisoning Brazilian mining company Vale SA has paid 860 million reais ($210 million) in emergency damages relating to the Brumadinho tailings dam disaster, it said in a presentation on Tuesday....
20:34, 2019-10-08

Ethiopia says Egypt trying to maintain "colonial era" grip over Nile Ethiopia has accused Egypt of trying to maintain its grip over the waters of the Nile with a proposal it says would imperil a giant hydropower dam under construction on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile, in a grow...
20:34, 2019-10-08

Exclusive: Kim Kardashian praises climate activist Thunberg and hopes for meeting US reality TV star Kim Kardashian heaped praise on Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday, calling her a "brave and amazing young woman" and said she shared her concerns about clim...
20:34, 2019-10-08

Thai zoo solves mystery of celebrity panda's death When a celebrity giant panda died suddenly last month while on loan to Thailand's Chiang Mai Zoo, millions of social media users in China demanded to know "What killed Chuang Chuang?"...
20:34, 2019-10-08

Brazil president suggests mystery oil slicks may have criminal root Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that mysterious oil slicks polluting northeastern beaches were likely to have criminal origins, without explaining further....
20:34, 2019-10-08

Hundreds of arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests London police have made nearly 500 arrests as climate-change protesters, labelled "uncooperative crusties" by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, continue two weeks of civil disobedience to push for more to...
20:34, 2019-10-08

Work and reforms of the UN ‘at risk’, Guterres warns Member States, amidst ‘record-level’ cash crisis The United Nations is facing a severe shortage of cash, and unless more Governments pay their annual dues, “our work and our reforms are at risk”, the UN chief António Guterres told Member States on T...
20:00, 2019-10-08

Daily on Energy: Is nuclear an overrated climate tool? A new report says yes Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
19:34, 2019-10-08

Monday’s Daily Brief: 'Waste to wealth' campaign, nuclear power and climate change, 'dangerous nationalism' a threat, Hammarskjöld latest A recap of Monday’s stories:  New UN-Habitat campaign converts waste into wealth; refugee agency chief issues alert over  'dangerous nationalism',  UN warns against Syrian civilian displacement; Guter...
17:34, 2019-10-08

Eight EU countries call on Timmermans to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% Eight European Union states have called on the bloc's incoming top climate official, Frans Timmermans, to raise the EU's carbon dioxide reduction target for 2030 to 55% from 40%....
13:34, 2019-10-08

BOE to stress test its financial system against 'climate pathways': Carney Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday that the physical impact of climate change will not be evenly distributed, adding that the BoE will be the first regulator to stress test its finan...
13:34, 2019-10-08

France will not sign Mercosur deal under current conditions: minister Borne France will not sign the EU-Mercosur farming deal struck between the European Union and the Mercosur countries of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay under current conditions, France's environment...
13:34, 2019-10-08

Over 300 arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests London police have made more than 300 arrests as climate-change protesters, labelled "uncooperative crusties" by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, continued two weeks of civil disobedience to push for mor...
13:34, 2019-10-08

Biggest U.S. index funds oppose most climate proposals in shareholder votes The far-reaching impacts of climate change on companies have investors pressing corporate leaders for action to minimize environmental damage and to maximize disclosure of risks to their businesses. T...
13:34, 2019-10-08

Ron DeSantis Strong Contender for Most Dangerous, Out-of-Control Florida Man Yet In Florida, felons are pushing to be able to vote in the upcoming presidential election without having to risk returning to jail over it. After voters approved a state constitutional amendment securin...
11:00, 2019-10-08

LA Sparks' GM Penny Toler Fired After Using the 'N-Word' in Locker Room Speech Penny Toler’s long and storied career with the Los Angeles Sparks came to an abrupt end last Friday after reports that she had used the “n-word” in a post-game speech last month. Toler, who is black, ...
06:00, 2019-10-08

Black Police Officer Says He Was Forced to Resign, Told He Was a 'Disgrace' to Uniform After Wearing an Afro Wig A Georgia police officer is calling out Dekalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann after being forced to resign just three days before his retirement. The offense? Wearing an Afro-wig while he was posted outs...
06:00, 2019-10-08

After a Bad Weekend for Trump, Judge Orders President to Release Tax Returns On Monday, a federal judge rejected Donald Trump’s legal arguments that getting 57 percent of white America to vote for a grown-ass man who still uses magic markers makes him immune to criminal invest...
06:00, 2019-10-08

Watch: Waiting for Tearah Spotlights How Our Children Are Languishing in Mental Health Facilities Far From Home To honor Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 6-12) , Frontline PBS and Firelight Media have partnered with The Root to bring you Waiting for Tearah, a short documentary by Juliana Schatz Preston....
06:00, 2019-10-08

Study: Black People Wait Longer to Vote On the night of the 2018 midterm elections, Senior Reporter Terrell Starr reported on an incidence of voter suppression that is becoming more prevalent. Hundreds of voters at a Southwest Atlanta elect...
06:00, 2019-10-08

8 Very Black Reasons to Check Out Raising Dion on Netflix Netflix’s original series, Raising Dion, dropped on Friday, October 4, and became my newest binge. I watched all nine episodes over the weekend and now I feel like talking about it. While watching, I ...
06:00, 2019-10-08

Former Georgia Cop Acquitted of Manslaughter in Shooting Death of Unarmed Black Motorist A Georgia jury acquitted former police officer Zechariah Presley of manslaughter in the fatal shooting death of 33-year-old Tony Green, an unarmed black man who was fleeing Presley after a traffic sto...
06:00, 2019-10-08

Hugging Judge in Amber Guyger Murder Trial: Why Y’all Mad? The judge who presided over the trial of Amber Guyger, the former Dallas cop convicted of murdering an unarmed black man last year as he was minding his own business inside his own home, says hugging ...
06:00, 2019-10-08

Joshua Brown, the Witness Killed After Testifying Against Amber Guyger, Had Been Set to Speak Up Again for Botham Jean As the investigation continues into the mysterious slaying of Joshua Brown, a key witness in the trial of the ex Dallas cop found guilty of murdering Botham Jean inside his Dallas home, the Jean famil...
06:00, 2019-10-08

21-Year-Old Florida Man Jailed for Missing Jury Service Has His Record Cleared—Now That He’s Experienced the Trauma of Prison A 21-year-old Florida man who was locked up for 10 days for missing jury service had the rest of his sentence vacated and his record cleared Monday....
06:00, 2019-10-08

Behold, for the Hog Revolution Is Nigh Two items of news have come to my attention today that make me all but certain our near future will be dominated by a race of massive, vindictive, technologically advanced hogs....
04:34, 2019-10-08

A Take Written by an Idiot, Signifying Nothing I knew I was going to hate Chris Cillizza’s latest phone-in #analysis on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ heart procedure from the onset but, as is Cillizza’s unique gift, he surpassed my expectations....
04:34, 2019-10-08

Democrats Shocked to Find They’re in an Actual Primary The 2020 Democratic primary is well underway, and to the great dismay of some political commentators, it does appear to be an actual primary. Who would have thought!...
04:34, 2019-10-08

Surprisingly, Corporate Lobbyists Don't Like Bernie Sanders' Plan to Limit Corporate Lobbying Vermont Sen. and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders launched a proposal to curb corporate lobbying on Monday, drawing criticism from none other than... corporate lobbyists....
04:34, 2019-10-08

How to Store Your Seasonal Clothes In a Way That Won't Make You Curse the Earth's Orbit Around the Sun The summer of scams and hot girls is over. We are slouching towards fall, some of us more slowly than others. (Greetings from Tennessee, where rumors of highs below 90 are trickling in.) Unless you li...
04:34, 2019-10-08

Elizabeth Holmes Is Now Scamming Her Lawyers Because scamming the world with her bogus blood-testing devices wasn’t enough, Elizabeth Holmes just keeps on scamming. This time, she’s apparently scamming her lawyers, who haven’t been paid for thei...
04:34, 2019-10-08

Wow, Domino's Put a Whole Lot of Effort Into Fighting Disability Rights The U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday to reject an appeal over whether Domino’s Pizza should make its websites and apps compliant with federal disabilities law....
04:34, 2019-10-08

Climate change activists, demonstration takes over Bloor Viaduct in Toronto Extinction Rebellion Toronto will be gathering at around 8 a.m. in the area of Danforth and Cambridge avenues before protesters make their way onto the bridge....
04:34, 2019-10-08

Last month was the warmest September on record: European satellite agency Last month was 0.57 degrees Celsius warmer than the average for September from 1981 to 2010, according to new data released by the Copernicus Climate Change Service....
04:34, 2019-10-08

18 arrested during climate change protest that shut down Macdonald Bridge The protest started just after 7:30 a.m. on the Dartmouth side of the bridge, prompting a heavy police presence and leading officers to block off all entry points....
04:34, 2019-10-08

Greta Thunberg touring Dakotas reservations, concerned about Keystone XL pipeline’s path A 16-year-old climate activist who garnered international attention when she scolded world leaders at the United Nations is visiting Indigenous reservations in the U.S. to talk about oil pipelines....
04:34, 2019-10-08

'Uncooperative crusties': Boris Johnson attacks Extinction Rebellion activists PM hits out at protesters for ‘littering’ London with ‘heaving hemp-smelling bivouacs’The prime minister has attacked the Extinction Rebellion activists protesting in London over the climate crisis, d...
03:00, 2019-10-08

Extinction Rebellion protesters pour fake blood over New York's capitalist bull Demonstrators were arrested in a wave of US protests that are part of a global week of action by the UK-based groupMore than 20 people were arrested by police in New York City’s financial district aft...
03:00, 2019-10-08

Brazil environment agencies collect 100 tonnes of oil from northeastern coastline Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Monday that environmental agencies had collected more than 100 tonnes of oil from the country's northeastern coastline since Sept. 2, according to...
01:34, 2019-10-08

Brazil's Bolsonaro says beach oil slicks could be criminal or shipwreck President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday the oil slicks that are polluting beaches in northeastern Brazil could be the result of criminal activity or a shipwreck....
01:34, 2019-10-08

'Sorry, this is an emergency': Climate protesters block streets around the world Thousands of climate-change protesters took to the streets in cities around the world on Monday, launching two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions a...
01:34, 2019-10-08

Trump says ethanol deal will be around 16 billion gallons U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday his administration's proposal to boost the biofuels market next year would bring the amount of corn-based ethanol mixed into the nation's fuel to about 16 bi...
01:34, 2019-10-08

Daily on Energy: Perry treks to Europe as he faces questions over Ukraine Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
22:34, 2019-10-07

Humpback whale spotted in Thames east of London Official says there have been multiple sightings of whale measuring at least 5m longA humpback whale measuring at least 5 metres (16ft) has been spotted in the River Thames east of London.“We are 99.9...
22:34, 2019-10-07

Indian court halts tree felling in Mumbai green space Supreme court issues ban on felling in suburb of Aarey amid growing protestsA mass felling of trees in one of the world’s most-polluted megacities has been halted by India’s top court, amid protests t...
22:34, 2019-10-07

UK universities in landmark deal to buy energy direct from windfarms Twenty institutions including Newcastle and Exeter club together in 10-year deal worth £50mTwenty of the UK’s leading universities have struck a £50m deal to buy renewable energy directly from British...
22:34, 2019-10-07

Extinction Rebellion protestors pour fake blood over New York's capitalist bull Demonstrators were arrested in a wave of US protests that are part of a global week of action by the UK-based groupMore than 20 people were arrested by police in New York City’s financial district aft...
22:34, 2019-10-07

Historic first, as Tolstoy’s War and Peace lands in Geneva, to mark international centenary For the first time, part of the original manuscript of Tolstoy’s epic novel, War and Peace, has been unveiled amid tight security in Geneva, where it is the highlight of an exhibition helping to mark ...
22:00, 2019-10-07

Your Revolting Image of the Day Hey, here’s something very gross: Ellen DeGeneres hanging out with blood-soaked former President George W. Bush at a Dallas Cowboys game....
21:34, 2019-10-07

Trump Worried How Impeachment Would Look on His 'Resume' Publicly, President Donald Trump has blasted his ongoing Ukraine scandal, and the impeachment inquiry it spawned, as a “hoax” and “presidential harassment,” repeatedly insisting he has nothing to apol...
21:34, 2019-10-07

Trump Is Calling Literally Everything Treason Now No one, except for the scientists who hopefully get to study his cottage cheese brain, can really say with any certainty what’s going on in Donald Trump’s head. So all we can really go off is what act...
21:34, 2019-10-07

Trump Makes Sudden, Horrifying Decision to Let Turkey Invade Northern Syria Late on Sunday night, the Trump administration made a surprise announcement that it would pull back its remaining forces in Northern Syria and allow Turkish troops to commence a long-planned “operatio...
21:34, 2019-10-07

Racist Team Cursed The Washington Redskins, a professional football team named after an actual racial slur, fired their coach, because they are 0-5 this year. Well, of course they are....
21:34, 2019-10-07

Trump Brain Status: Turkey, Roasted As more and more Republicans find the vestigial remains of what could at one time have passed for a spine to speak out against the White House’s surprise decision to allow Turkey to invade Northern Sy...
21:34, 2019-10-07

The NBA Is Happy To Play China's Game If you were to work backwards, you’d find it pretty difficult to understand what exactly Daryl Morey said, and who exactly was so offended by it....
21:34, 2019-10-07

There's Still No End In Sight For The GM Strike Union contract negotiations between the UAW and General Motors faces yet another setback, Nissan is eating itself alive with financial misconduct allegations, the trade war with China is hitting U.S. ...
21:34, 2019-10-07

The Right's Freakout Over the NBA Hong Kong Scandal Is Dripping With Hypocrisy The main basketball story in the world right now is that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted his support of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, the Chinese government reacted by hitting...
21:34, 2019-10-07

Who Will Be the 'Blood Sacrifice' on the Succession Season Finale? Our Guesses Next week is the season two finale of HBO’s legendary series about knitwear, power blazers, and intensely symmetrical hairstyles, Succession—and after a chaotic-evil Congressional testimony, someone ...
21:34, 2019-10-07

Some $71 billion of Japanese coal assets at risk from cheaper renewables As much as $71 billion of Japanese coal assets could be at risk as the economic viability of plants is undermined by cheaper renewable energy, research by the University of Tokyo, Carbon Tracker and t...
19:00, 2019-10-07

Police forcibly remove climate activists blocking major Amsterdam street Police began forcibly removing climate change activists who blocked a major street in downtown Amsterdam on Monday, arresting 50 after they defied orders to move their demonstration onto a nearby squa...
19:00, 2019-10-07

Merkel: Climate package must include CO2 monitoring to pass cabinet German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the government's climate protection package would include a mechanism to monitor compliance with emission limits set for individual sectors, adding that ...
19:00, 2019-10-07

Fewer children, fewer climate risks? Niger ponders a controversial option NIAMEY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Abdulaziz, Aminatu, Absatu, Abdulmanaf. Fahad. And, well, also Mansour. They are the names Zeinab Garba has in mind for any future children she has....
19:00, 2019-10-07

Germany presents plan to strengthen onshore wind power after lull Germany's Economy Ministry on Monday presented a schedule to help revive onshore wind turbine construction that has declined due to bureaucracy and citizens' opposition, hampering efforts to build up ...
19:00, 2019-10-07

London police arrest 135 climate change protesters London's Metropolitan Police have arrested 135 people taking part in protests organized by the climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion, the police said on Monday....
19:00, 2019-10-07

Climate change protests snarl up central London, 135 arrested Climate change protesters blocked traffic across London's government district of Westminster on Monday as they launched two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience to call for urgent action to curb carbo...
19:00, 2019-10-07

Merkel defends climate plan as activists block Berlin squares German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended climate protection measures condemned by critics as unambitious, while activists blocked traffic in Berlin to demand drastic action to cut carbon emi...
19:00, 2019-10-07

Air quality app under 'coordinated attack' in Vietnam amid heavy Hanoi smog Independent online air quality index monitor AirVisual said on Monday it is under "coordinated attack" to discredit the company after its data showed Hanoi has at times recently topped its list of 90 ...
19:00, 2019-10-07

A large grey-blue humpback whale spotted in River Thames near London A humpback whale measuring at least 5 metres (16 feet) has been spotted in the River Thames just east of London almost exactly a year since a beluga whale was first sighted in the British capital....
19:00, 2019-10-07

Pope urges respect for indigenous Amazon peoples at start of three-week gathering Pope Francis on Monday told an assembly of bishops discussing the Amazon region of South America that modern society should not try to impose its rules on indigenous people but respect their culture a...
19:00, 2019-10-07

Heavy rain in Ivory Coast may boost cocoa output but raises disease fears Heavy rain last week in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa growing regions could boost harvesting in the coming months but farmers fear beans could start rotting due to high humidity, they told Reuters on Mo...
19:00, 2019-10-07

Unilever pledges to halve its use of new plastic by 2025 Consumer goods giant Unilever vowed to halve the amount of new plastic it uses over the next five years, by shifting to more recyclable and alternative materials and refillable options to meet consume...
19:00, 2019-10-07

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone over the central Atlantic Ocean A low pressure system located over the central Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Azores has a 40% chance of developing into a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC...
09:00, 2019-10-07

India's Supreme Court halts tree felling for new Mumbai metro India's Supreme Court issued a stay order on Monday, halting the cutting of trees in Mumbai for an ambitious subway project that has sparked protests from activists opposed to the felling of some 2,70...
09:00, 2019-10-07

Secretary-General condemns attacks on UN peacekeepers in Mali The UN Secretary-General has strongly condemned two separate attacks on Sunday against the organization’s Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) which left one peacekeeper...
07:34, 2019-10-07

A Glossary of Ivankisms Ivanka Trump has a way with words. This has been apparent for a long time, from writing that spending time with her nephew was “the best part of an otherwise incredible day” to her odd embrace of “ar...
06:00, 2019-10-07

Another Whistleblower Comes Forward on Ukraine [UPDATED] Update, Sunday, 10:30 am: Attorney Mark Zaid, who represents the whistleblower who prompted an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, said he is now representing a second whistleblower with similar...
06:00, 2019-10-07

House Democrats Subpoena White House as Part of Impeachment Inquiry House Democrats investigating the role of White House officials in pressuring their Ukrainian counterparts to do political propaganda work for Donald Trump have sent a subpoena letter to the White Hou...
06:00, 2019-10-07

Trump Spends His Day at a Golf Club Attacking Mitt Romney It must be something to be the president of the United States and have taxpayers bankrolling you while you hang out at your own golf club and tweet about someone you hate....
06:00, 2019-10-07

Elizabeth Warren Campaign Fires Senior Staffer Following Allegations of 'Inappropriate Behavior' Rich McDaniel, a senior staffer on the Elizabeth Warren presidential campaign, has been fired amid allegations of “inappropriate behavior.”...
06:00, 2019-10-07

Bernie Sanders Leaves Hospital, Returns to Vermont Following Heart Attack Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders headed home to Burlington, VT, on Saturday to recover from a heart attack he experienced earlier in the week while on the campaign trail....
06:00, 2019-10-07

Holy Shit, Even Chuck Todd Has a Breaking Point Chuck Todd, the normally insufferable host of NBC News’ Meet the Press, has appeared increasingly uncomfortable over the past few days with the talking heads who appear on his show to repeat GOP talki...
06:00, 2019-10-07

White House Officials and Other Republican Leaders Are in Hiding With Donald Trump in the crosshairs of an impeachment inquiry involving several administration officials, it’s no wonder no one from the White House wanted to appear on Sunday cable news shows to defe...
06:00, 2019-10-07

Biden Donors Hold Weekend Retreat After Tough Fundraising Quarter Just hours after the presidential campaign of Joe Biden received the news that he had finished fourth in the most recent campaign fundraising numbers, his top fundraisers and donors holed up in Philad...
06:00, 2019-10-07

Nobody Panic: Jimmy Carter's Brow (And Body) Is Fine After Another Fall Frequent housebuilding volunteer and noted turkey season misser, former President Jimmy Carter fell in his home in Georgia on Sunday. However, we should all let out our collected held breath because t...
06:00, 2019-10-07

Rudy Giuliani Seems to Think Any Paper You Grab off the Printer Is Legal Document Rudy Giuliani’s brain must be melting as he had not one but two meltdowns in an interview with his hometown favorite network, Fox News. In an interview on Sunday morning, Giuliani defended his role in...
06:00, 2019-10-07

Sure Seems Like Lindsey Graham Wants to Intimidate Whistleblowers With This Interview In an interview on Sunday, Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said whistleblowers who have come forward as a part of the impeachment inquiry should have to testify in public. A ...
06:00, 2019-10-07

Trump Allies Accused of More Corruption in Ukraine Despite the president’s best tweets, the reporting about the intersection between Donald Trump, his allies, and Ukraine persists. On Sunday night, the Associated Press reported that a “circle of busin...
06:00, 2019-10-07

In Argentina's Pampas, rain clouds spell hope for arid soils Gastón Blanchard, a farmer in Argentina's Pampas grains belt, has his eyes on the horizon waiting for rain. Clouds are starting to build, which he hopes will bring much-needed showers for his wheat cr...
05:34, 2019-10-07