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EPA plumbing new depths to save water with ‘Fix a Leak Week’
Americans are flushing billions of dollars down the toilet every year ‒ along with a trillion gallons of needlessly wasted water ‒ thanks to leaky plumbing. Now the Environmental Protection Agency is channeling Mr. Fix-It to get a handle on the problem.

17.03.2015 22:24

Cyclone Pam hits New Zealand after devastating Vanuatu
New Zealand is bracing for Cyclone Pam, with flooding and power outages already underway. Some areas declared a state of emergency and locals are being evacuated. Strong winds are reported, as devastation in Vanuatu is fresh on everyone’s minds.

16.03.2015 02:51

Starving & sick: Sea lion pups wash ashore in record numbers, global warming blamed
More than 1,500 starving sea lion pups have washed ashore on the California coast this year, many of which are on the brink of death. Animal rescuers are overwhelmed with calls to save them. A weather phenomenon caused by global warming may be to blame.

13.03.2015 20:59

​Farage: ‘If the Green Party won the election, we’d all be living in caves’
The origins of climate change are unclear and the Green Party is peddling a regressive brand of politics. That’s according to UKIP leader Nigel Farage.

11.03.2015 13:12

Never-ending winter: Cape Cod freezes over as icebergs wash ashore
It’s on pace to be a record-setting winter in Massachusetts, as Boston and its surrounds have seemingly been buried since Labor Day. Now, to add insult to injury, “human-sized” icebergs are landing on the scenic shores of Cape Cod.

10.03.2015 21:40

Air pollution increases chance of stroke, study says
People living in areas with high air pollution, such as New York City, face a greater risk of stroke according to a new study from New York University’s Langone Medical Center.

06.03.2015 01:45

Snow business: Massachusetts man sells bottled blizzard for $19.99
An American entrepreneur has found a way to turn Boston’s record-breaking snow month into a money-making machine, shipping snow from his yard all across the US for just $19.99 a bottle.

26.02.2015 04:27

​Dozens of cars crash in snowy pileup on Maine interstate (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
At least 11 people were sent to the hospital after more than 40 vehicles, including a school bus and a tractor trailer, were involved in a massive pileup on a snowy Maine interstate early Wednesday.

25.02.2015 15:37

Sun continues to cause cancer in darkness, scientists discover
As long as we’ve known the sun to be harmful, we’ve associated sunbathing with cancer. New evidence, however, suggests the risk is just as real in complete darkness. Why? Because melanin – our protector, is also a wolf in sheep’s clothing.

20.02.2015 07:00

3 suns in the sky: Chelyabinsk witnesses rare halo effect (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Citizens of Chelyabinsk, near Russia’s Ural mountains, were awed by a rare optical illusion produced by ice crystals in the winter air on Tuesday.

17.02.2015 14:43

Tsunami & evacuation warnings after M6.9 offshore quake in Japan
An earthquake measuring at 6.9 magnitude has struck off Honshu island in northern Japan, prompting a tsunami advisory which anticipated waves of up to 1m in height in Iwate Prefecture. People in some coastal areas have been advised to leave their homes.

16.02.2015 23:30

Climate regime change? CIA may fund weather research for new weapon, scientist fears
A US scientist spoke to RT saying he is worried intelligence bodies could try to use the weather as a weapon. He called on the CIA to open up and be more transparent, and wants research to be conducted globally to limit the possibility of hostile use.

16.02.2015 09:16