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Young people to advise UK on hitting net zero emissions by 2050

Thirty people aged 15-24 will assess how commitment made by Theresa May should be implementedYoung people will advise ministers on how the UK should meet the ta...

Young people to advise UK on hitting net zero emissions by 2050

Source: theguardian.com

UK proposal would eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 The UK is setting firmer environmental targets in the wake of large-scale climate protests. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed legislation that would cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 -- the "first major economy to do so," s...
23:13, 06/12/2019

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 UK to put down legislation but Greenpeace warns of impact on developing nationsTheresa May has sought to cement some legacy in the weeks before she steps down as prime minister by enshrining in law a commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2...
01:39, 06/12/2019

New Zealand introduces bill for zero carbon emissions by 2050 Jacinda Ardern says law will address climate change but faces opposition from farmers over plans to reduce methane emissionsA landmark bill which would set a target of zero carbon emissions for New Zealand by 2050 has been tabled in the New Zealand p...
08:39, 05/08/2019

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal....
21:52, 06/12/2019

European airports plan for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 The net zero carbon emissions target applies to all members of the Airports Council International Europe and is a response to growing public demand for action to curb climate change....
17:26, 06/26/2019

Biden announces $5 trillion plan for net zero emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 year...
14:26, 06/04/2019

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but there is no unanimity yet, a senior EU official said on Wednesday....
22:52, 06/19/2019

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 year...
23:39, 06/04/2019

Britain should strengthen climate goal to net zero emissions by 2050 – advisers Britain should commit to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, government climate advisers said, a goal that could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and a 20 percent cut in beef and lamb consumption....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Britain should deepen climate target to net zero emissions by 2050: advisers Britain should commit to a 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target, the government's climate advisers said on Thursday, which could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and Britons eating 20 percent less beef and lamb...
05:26, 05/02/2019

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that would enable the U.S. to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions across the economy by 2050....
21:00, 07/23/2019

Northern Territory banks on solar to meet new 2050 zero emissions target NT’s Labor government says the territory’s vast solar resources can help it transition to zero net carbon emissions The Northern Territory government has set a target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a plan that says responding to cli...
20:13, 09/21/2019

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in part using revenues from reversing Trump administrati...
01:26, 06/05/2019

UN chief calls for 2050 zero emissions plans – but Australia remains tightlipped Countries asked to flag plans for net zero emissions by 2050, but so far Australia is only talking about its 2030 targetThe United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, has written to all heads of state asking countries to outline their plans ...
22:13, 07/29/2019

Congressional Dems propose carbon tax bill, claim it would cut emissions 100 percent by 2050 Three congressional Democrats proposed a gradually-increasing carbon tax Thursday that they claimed would meet their ambitious goal of cutting carbon emissions 100 percent by 2050....
23:52, 07/25/2019

Climate change could end human race, most Brits say in poll, as major report calls for zero emissions by 2050 A majority of Britons believe climate change could end the human race, according to a new poll released after weeks of high profile protests in the capital....
14:13, 05/02/2019

UK passes law to bring greenhouse gas emissions to 'net zero' by 2050 A target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" by 2050 has become law, making the UK the first major economy to legislate to end its contribution to global warming, the Government said....
10:13, 06/27/2019

Climate advisers warn Government faces 'get-real' moment over 2050 zero-emissions target The Government's own climate advisers have warned it faces a "get-real" moment as the bold new target to cut pollution to zero by 2050 is not supported by a plan of action....
17:39, 07/10/2019

Florida man drives golf cart into Walmart hitting several people before getting arrested NBC — A Florida man is caught on video driving a golf cart through a Walmart store, as people scramble to get out of the way. Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies say 56-year-old Michael Dale Hudson was driving the golf cart into the st...
05:39, 08/09/2019

More young people suffering from strokes (WMC) Many people associate a stroke diagnosis with older patients, but doctors say younger people are at risk too. Stephanie Buntin is a 39-year-old mother, living in Memphis, Tennessee. For the most part, she and her family live a healthy life. But...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Row over call for young people to dip into pensions to buy homes A cabinet minister has been rebuked after furious officials complained to Downing Street following a call for young people to be able to use their pension to buy their first home....
20:13, 06/03/2019

Xiaomi's new Mi CC phones are aimed at young people Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has struggled to sell phones recently, so now it's spreading its offerings to cater to specific sets of customers. In this case, it's targeting the younger generation with the launch of Mi CC, a new series of sma...
12:13, 06/24/2019

Self-made millionaire: This is the No. 1 way to get rich—and most young people are not doing it Personal finance guru and best-selling author Ramit Sethi says young Americans are not taking advantage of "the biggest money-making vehicle in the history of the world."...
10:13, 05/16/2019

If only I’d had a colonoscopy at 45, as all black people should | Yolanda Young Scientists say it takes 10 years for a polyp to become cancerous, so had I been tested at 45, I probably could have avoided a cancer diagnosis altogether“We found a mass.”The soothing tone and wide smile with which Dr Marie Borum delivered this news ...
10:39, 08/07/2019

4 Your Health: More young people having heart failure More young adults are having heart failure. More younger adults are dying from heart failure. That’s according to a new study from Northwestern University. It shows despite many advances in treatment deaths from heart failure have increased sin...
00:52, 05/08/2019

From Charlottesville to Champaign: 40 places young people are moving 24/7 Wall St. reviewed county level migration of young adults to identify the 40 places where young people are moving.       ...
14:39, 08/12/2019

Billionaire Robert Smith says young people have to appreciate capitalism Billionaire Robert Smith said young Americans need a better understanding and appreciation of capitalism, as wealth and success come under attack on the Democratic campaign trail....
00:52, 09/20/2019

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an inc...
07:52, 06/21/2019

Per Mertesacker: ‘I want to make an impact on young people’s lives’ Arsenal’s academy manager talks about his parents’ influence, Mesut Özil and what he wants from his playersHow did you find the experience of writing a book?It was a good exercise for me to reflect on 30 years within football and different experience...
17:39, 09/12/2019

71% of young people are ineligible for the military — and most careers, too A vast majority of young people aren't qualified for the military and more, and a retired Naval officer says the solution begins in childhood.        ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Protecting young people: 100 years of Save the Children Save the Children has been working to protect young people for a century now. To mark the anniversary, the organization is looking back at its founder as it faces new crises....
11:26, 05/19/2019

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. An analysis of Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
19:52, 06/06/2019

I started mentoring young people – and gave my own life a purpose I quit a job in marketing to edit a youth magazine. I loved helping to launch careers (and to send a lamb chop into space)Every morning, I would walk past my boss’s desk and see a mouse mat saying: “Keep calm, I’m in marketing.” For almost eight mont...
14:39, 06/10/2019

A third of young people polled by UN, report being a victim of online bullying Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries say they have been bullied online, while one-in-five report that they have skipped school because of it. Those are some of the key findings in a new poll released on Wednesday by the UN Children’s ...
04:39, 09/05/2019

Suicide attempts by poisoning rising among young people in US, study says More than 1.6 million children and young adults aged 10 to 24 attempted suicide by poisoning between 2000 to 2018The number of children and young adults who have attempted suicide by poisoning has increased in the United States over the past several ...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Young people’s longlist announced for National Book Awards Laurie Halse Anderson, Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander are among the 10 authors on the young people’s literature longlist for the National Book Awards...
23:26, 09/16/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....
23:13, 05/15/2019

Young people are not watching TV news, but they still want to know about the world | Angie Pitt If we want children to understand what they can trust online, we have to support them to develop their own news habitsTraditional ways of consuming news are dying out, that is undeniable. Ofcom tells us young people aren’t watching TV news bulletins....
16:39, 07/26/2019

At Least 16 People, Including 13 Young Children, Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan At least two of the victims, including one of the young students, had life-threatening wounds. NHK, the public broadcaster, reported that all the children were girls between the ages of 6 and 7....
03:39, 05/28/2019

Psychotherapy should be first option to treat depression in young people, study says Psychotherapy should be the first treatment option for young people with depression, according to research published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry....
00:13, 08/01/2019

Nearly 1 in 3 Young Black People Say the Democratic Party Doesn’t Care About Them Young black people are more likely than their peers to consider themselves Democrats—and “strong Democrats” at that—but nearly a third of them believe the Democratic Party doesn’t care about them, according to a recent poll....
20:13, 08/01/2019

'This Is Only the Beginning:' Young People Demand Justice at New York's Climate Strikes Earther is working with student journalists to cover Friday’s climate strikes. This story is part of a series of pieces showing the strike through their eyes. You can see previous coverage here.Read more......
15:39, 09/22/2019

Watch: Selena Gomez, Joe Jonas support young people at WE Day 2019 Selena Gomez, Joe Jonas, Natalie Portman, Neil Patrick Harris and other stars celebrate youth making a difference in their communities in the WE Day special....
06:39, 07/17/2019

Suicide rates among young people reach their highest level since 2000 Suicide rates among young people are rising, reaching the highest levels since 2000, a study published Tuesday finds. But most alarming, the researchers said, was a 21 percent rise in boys aged 15-19 dying by suicide in 2017 from the year before. ...
06:13, 06/20/2019

From Champaign to Charlottesville: 40 places young people are moving to for cheaper homes 24/7 Wall St. reviewed county level migration of young adults to identify the 40 places where young people are moving.       ...
21:13, 08/18/2019

K-Pop Supergroup BTS Is Taking a Break to ‘Enjoy the Ordinary Lives of Young People in Their 20s’ They’ve broken records for K-pop worldwide, but after six years of constant global touring and music production, BTS is going on an “official and extended period of rest,” their parent company BigHit Entertainment shared over the we...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe....
18:00, 09/20/2019

Greta Thunberg at UN Youth Climate Summit: 'We young people are unstoppable' Roy Rochlin/WireImage Climate activist Greta Thunberg said that during the climate strikes across the globe on Friday "we showed that we are united, and that we young people are unstoppable." She spoke briefly at the first UN Youth Climate Summit Sa...
18:39, 09/21/2019

Hundreds of young people join Greta Thunberg in climate protest outside UN Swedish teen climate activist protests among surging crowdsYoung speakers chant: ‘Don’t just watch us – join us’Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg was joined by swelling and excited crowds of American teenagers at a protest outside the UN headquart...
02:00, 08/31/2019

Young people growing ‘horns’ on the back of their skulls from phone use: Study A study shows that young people are growing horn-like bone spurs at the base of their head, and researchers believe that the appendages are a result of cellphone use....
22:39, 06/20/2019

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, convened by the International Organization for Migratio...
14:53, 04/28/2019

China 'failing trans people' as young attempt surgery on themselves – study Stigma and ignorance drive young people to undertake high-risk treatment without telling families, Amnesty researchers sayYoung transgender people in China are risking their lives and health by taking unsafe hormones and attempting surgery on themsel...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Young people are registering to vote at concerts in record-breaking numbers Grande partnered with non-profit voter registration group HeadCount in March, telling fans to "use your voice and get your 'thank u, next gen' sticker."...
01:13, 07/02/2019

How Tessa Thompson Hopes to Inspire a Young Generation of People in Men in Black: International Tessa Thompson continues to be all kinds of goals. Speaking to E! News at the New York City premiere of Men in Black: International, the 35-year-old actress shared the heartwarming and......
09:00, 06/13/2019

In Northern Ireland, Young People Worry Bloody History Could Return After Brexit As the prospect of Britain abruptly leaving the European Union with no deal becomes more likely, a younger generation that escaped the violence in Northern Ireland see a physical border as divisive and risky....
20:52, 08/21/2019

Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi Are Teaming Up to Help Young People Navigate Racism Jason Reynolds wants to start an honest conversation about racism with young people — and he’s doing just that in a new book with Ibram X. Kendi, the publisher told TIME exclusively. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, a young adult ver...
23:26, 08/19/2019

Prominent Indian businesswomen warns young people on the dangers of trying to get rich quick Priya Paul, ranked by Forbes as one of Asia's 50 most powerful businesswomen, warned would-be entrepreneurs there were "so many ways of losing money" that were not always taken into account by start-up founders....
09:26, 08/07/2019

Gilroy grieves after gunman kills three young people at California garlic festival Six-year-old boy among victims in latest US mass shootingTeen used ‘assault-type rifle’ before being killed by policeA suburban community was left deeply shaken after a gunman opened fire at a garlic festival in Gilroy, California, killing three peop...
22:39, 07/29/2019

Suicide rates among America's young people continue to soar, study shows Suicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Study confirms young people will quit Netflix if it gets rid of The Office or Friends, they swear Although Netflix typically keeps its streaming numbers secreted away in some digital vault, probably guarded by a mid-level corporate IT guy named Steve, it’s safe to assume that shows like The Office and Friends are among the most-watched on the pla...
21:26, 05/14/2019

Ignore the sneering: young people’s rage is an age-old sign of failed politics | Fiona Sturges Like the rockers and ravers before them, this generation treats the choices of their elders with alarmIn the documentary Everybody in the Place, the Turner prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller delivers a talk to a group of sixth-form politics students ...
15:39, 08/21/2019

‘The promises are empty’: As South Africans cast ballots, many young people stay home Nearly 25 years after a long liberation fight ended apartheid and ushered in a democratic era for all of South Africa’s citizens, vast numbers of youth said they see no point in voting....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Young people, scrolling their friends' Instagram feeds, feel pressure to overspend The images on Facebook and Instagram feeds put pressure on millennials and others to spend more than they can afford.        ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Are young people growing horns because of mobile phones? Not so fast | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz Mobile phones probably aren’t turning young people into literal demons from hell just yetPeople are strange about mobile phones. On the one hand, we can’t live without them. A modern existence is almost entirely reliant on the ability to at all times...
18:13, 06/21/2019

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple message from the field that “young people care abo...
00:39, 07/18/2019

Philly Park Officials Criticized for Installing Devices That Blare High-Frequency Noise at Young People There is growing criticism of Philadelphia officials’ decision to install sonic devices called the Mosquito that constantly emit extremely loud, high-frequency noise from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. every night designed to be audible only to persons aged...
01:26, 07/07/2019

During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer screening (Reuters Health) - Patients who see their doctors in the morning are a lot more likely to be referred for screenings for breast and colon cancer than patients with end-of-the-day appointments, a new study suggests....
01:52, 05/11/2019

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
09:26, 07/11/2019

Cannot Advise Jews To Wear Kippah Everywhere In Germany: Official Germany's government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks....
08:00, 05/26/2019

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators."...
02:26, 07/16/2019

Doctors advise hospice care for Valerie Harper, TV's 'Rhoda' Six years after going public with her brain cancer diagnosis, "Rhoda" sitcom star Valerie Harper's health apparently has taken a turn for the worse, as her husband acknowledged that doctors have advised that she be placed in hospice care....
23:13, 07/24/2019

Justice Department may advise Trump to claim privilege over Mueller report The U.S. Justice Department threatened on Tuesday to completely withhold Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted report from Congress if House Democrats decide to move ahead with plans to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt....
06:00, 05/08/2019

I’ve Helped Presidential Candidates Prepare for Debates. Here’s What I’d Advise This Year’s Contenders. Over the past 15 years, I have helped a number of presidential candidates prepare for debates, and I am certain the 2020 contenders are feeling the pressure to have a breakout moment in their upcoming first round. But anyone looking to these events f...
17:39, 06/20/2019

McDermott International Hires Law Firm Kirkland & Ellis to Advise on Restructuring McDermott International Inc.’s debt talks are heating up with the struggling engineering firm hiring Kirkland & Ellis LLP to advise on efforts to restructure its balance sheet, according to people familiar with the matter....
20:13, 09/20/2019

French authorities advise residents to test for lead after Notre Dame fire Paris health authorities are recommending that children and pregnant women take blood tests to screen for lead amid fears pollution from the Notre Dame fire infected surrounding neighborhoods....
21:52, 06/04/2019

Great British Bake Off's Prue Leith to advise on hospital food after Listeria deaths Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith is to advise a Government review into hospital food following the deaths of six people due to a listeria outbreak....
08:26, 08/24/2019

Cameron Young relishing US Open stage as young gun: ‘I should belong’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 22-year-old amateur playing in his first professional tournament at this week’s U.S. Open, walked onto the Pebble Beach practice range Tuesday looking for a place to hit balls. There was one open spot: Right next to Tiger W...
06:52, 06/13/2019

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
18:13, 05/19/2019

Net-zero by 2050: What does it mean? The EU is expected to commit to going carbon neutral. But what will net-zero emissions mean in practice? What are negative emissions, and why do we need them? DW unpicks the jargon....
18:00, 05/31/2019

How young is too young to wear makeup? A John Lewis and Mac masterclass for children has been cancelled after an outcry. Is there a right age to start experimenting with lipstick – and should schools be banning it?How young is too young to start wearing makeup? That’s the question being a...
23:39, 08/07/2019

Poland wants money for agreeing to CO2 neutrality in 2050 - PM Poland wants a strong compensation package for its industry in exchange for agreeing to commit the European Union to a more ambitious target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the country's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said....
06:39, 06/21/2019

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
00:52, 06/19/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Experts contradict WHO, say malaria can be eradicated by 2050 In a major report, 41 specialists said a future free of malaria -- one of the world's oldest and deadliest diseases -- can be achieved as early as 2050....
03:13, 09/09/2019

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
08:13, 06/18/2019

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected to become the world's most-populated country by 2027....
04:13, 06/18/2019

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair with Energy, she discovered something ...
09:52, 07/01/2019

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
22:13, 07/12/2019

UK maritime sector commits to 2050 climate target Members of the UK's maritime sector, including cruise lines and trade bodies, have sent a letter to the government to ask it to invest in a sustainable "blue economy" so they can match its 2050 carbon-neutral pledge....
08:26, 09/13/2019

Merkel vows to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050 Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Tuesday to draw up a roadmap to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, urging a climate cabinet she chairs to find the best way to reach that goal....
12:39, 05/14/2019

Climate impacts of airplane contrails could triple by 2050 Under certain conditions, airplane contrails become contrail cirrus, icy clouds that trap the sun's heat and warms the planet. New research suggests the climate impact of airplane contrails could triple by 2050....
17:26, 06/27/2019

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
23:26, 06/27/2019

Hello From the Year 2050. We Avoided the Worst of Climate Change — But Everything Is Different Let’s imagine for a moment that we’ve reached the middle of the century. It’s 2050, and we have a moment to reflect—the climate fight remains the consuming battle of our age, but its most intense phase may be in our rearview m...
18:52, 09/12/2019

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study....
19:00, 07/11/2019

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to an end by 2050 unless action is taken on greenhouse gas emissions....
02:13, 06/04/2019

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising temperatures reduce oxygen levels in the oceans. Analysis of crustaceans found in...
02:39, 06/18/2019

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth yet....
11:39, 07/11/2019

It’s ‘Ambitious’ — But Possible — to Eradicate Malaria by 2050, According to a Landmark Report It may be possible to eradicate malaria—one of history’s deadliest diseases—from the planet by 2050, according to a coalition of 41 leading scientists, economists and health-policy experts writing in the Lancet. “Malaria is on...
14:39, 09/09/2019

Australia could produce 200% of energy needs from renewables by 2050, researchers say New report shows roadmap for Australia to be global green energy export leaderAustralia could run entirely on renewable electricity and produce double what it needs to create a massive green export industry by 2050, leading experts say.A report from ...
21:40, 09/19/2019

U.S wages lost to unpaid family care to hit $147 billion by 2050 As the U.S. population ages, the total annual cost of lost wages for unpaid family caregiving is on track to more than double, to reach $147 billion by 2050, a recent study suggests....
02:13, 06/29/2019

Retreating Swiss glacier spurred May's new 2050 climate goal British Prime Minister Theresa May said her surprise at the rapid retreat of a glacier she knew from years of walking holidays in the Swiss Alps had strengthened her resolve to commit Britain to a new target of net zero carbon by 2050....
17:26, 06/19/2019

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summit this week....
21:52, 06/17/2019

Civilization could crumble by 2050 if we don’t stop climate change now, new paper says It seems every week there’s a scary new report about how man-made climate change is going to cause the collapse of the world’s ice sheets, result in the extinction of up to 1 million animal species and — if that wasn’t bad enough — ...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Study: For low-income countries, climate action pays off by 2050 The following announcement was released jointly by MIT and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Successful global efforts to substantially limit greenhouse gas emissions would likely boost GDP growth of poorer countries over the next 30...
23:26, 05/01/2019

Experts challenge WHO with 'epic' goal to eradicate malaria by 2050 Malaria can be eradicated within a generation and the World Health Organization (WHO) should not shy away from this "goal of epic proportions", global health experts said on Sunday....
01:00, 09/09/2019

Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050 Nearly 80% of cities to undergo dramatic and potentially disastrous changes, study findsLondon will have a similar climate in three decades’ time to that of Barcelona today, according to research – but if that seems enticing, a warning: the change co...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
19:39, 06/13/2019

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after resistance from Poland, the Czech Republic, Estonia and Hungary....
22:52, 06/20/2019

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU nations hoping to help lead the fight against global warming by agreeing to go carbon neutral by 2050 at a summit on Thursday engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern states that such a commitment could cost jobs....
17:52, 06/20/2019

EU leaders may toughen climate goal for 2050, haggle over top jobs The EU's 28 national leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday are likely to embrace a more ambitious stance on fighting climate change but haggle over who should steer the bloc, including its monetary policy, in coming years....
15:39, 06/20/2019

Denmark sees resolution soon to EU rift on 2050 climate goal The new energy and climate minister of Denmark, a frontrunner in fighting climate change, said on Friday he was confident fellow EU countries would soon agree to go carbon-neutral by 2050 despite resistance in the east of the bloc....
08:39, 08/17/2019

EU energy chief says Europe must commit to carbon neutrality by 2050 Reluctant European Union nations must be convinced to back the goal of zeroing out carbon emissions by 2050, the bloc's energy chief told the European Parliament on Thursday, saying the fight against climate change topped the political agenda....
12:52, 07/04/2019

Germany’s Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but the goal needs to be achievable. Merkel initially refused to join the initia...
11:39, 05/14/2019

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will have to adapt to the consequences of an ageing po...
22:13, 06/17/2019

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
20:52, 06/10/2019

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19:00, 07/24/2019

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goal being moved to a footnote in the final summit statement....
21:13, 06/20/2019

Germany seeking EU summit decision on going carbon neutral by 2050: official Germany is aiming to get European Union leaders to agree to make the bloc carbon neutral by 2050 at this week's summit, a government official said on Wednesday....
17:26, 06/19/2019

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement....
04:00, 06/21/2019

EU summit draft conclusions back call for carbon neutrality by 2050 European Union leaders may agree to back going carbon neutral by 2050 on Thursday, according to language in the latest draft conclusions for their summit seen by Reuters....
22:52, 06/19/2019

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have blocked the EU from inching closer to a net-zero carbon emissions target for 2050.European leaders meetin...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
21:26, 07/18/2019

Virginia Governor puts state on path to 100% carbon-free power by 2050 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed an executive order on Tuesday with a goal of producing all of the state's electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050 in an effort to reduce the commonwealth's impact on climate change:...
07:26, 09/18/2019

Visegrad group to agree common stance on EU's 2050 climate goals: Hungary Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic - the so-called "Visegrad Four" countries - will agree a common stance on the European Union's 2050 climate goals, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff said on Thursday....
12:26, 06/20/2019

World Population Expected to Reach 9.7 Billion in 2050, United Nations Reports (UNITED NATIONS) — The world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday. The U.N. Department of Economic a...
14:13, 06/18/2019

End of civilization: climate change apocalypse could start by 2050 if we don't act, report warns A chilling Australian paper outlines a Doomsday scenario for humans if we don’t deal with climate change. Experts say it's actually quite rational.        ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
22:52, 06/19/2019

Don't Get Too Excited About the S&P 500 Hitting 3,000 The S&P 500 hit 3,000 for the first time ever on July 10. And while it was a temporary boost of just a few hours, it was a big moment for watchers of this index. The moment was good news for investors, but not for the reason you might think....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Behind the Yankees’ very necessary hitting renaissance ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — How much by design, and how much by accident? We’ll need the Yankees season to play out some more in order to determine that. But there’s no denying a major reason why this team has proven able to overcome so many injuries: The...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Hitting the Books: When better living through technology isn't enough Welcome to Engadget's newest series, Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on sci...
21:39, 04/28/2019

For Christian Yelich, hitting is far from a science In this age of technicality — spread your feet, bend your knees, lower your hands, shorten your stride — the reigning NL MVP doesn’t regard it. And the results speak for themselves....
12:26, 08/28/2019

Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
06:39, 08/18/2019

Promoted: Hitting the right note at the French GP Since Liberty Media took over the reins of Formula 1, its pursuit to create 21 'Superbowl-style' grands prix has led to an explosion in both the number and high-profile nature of the music acts supporting the race weekends. Motorsport Live looks at w...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off "Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner."...
18:39, 05/24/2019

London's climate will feel like Barcelona's by 2050, scientists say London's climate will be more like Barcelona's by 2050 as the impact of global warming brings a striking change in conditions, expert analysis shows....
23:39, 07/10/2019

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
21:13, 07/08/2019

India, China Sign 4 Agreements To Strengthen People-To-People Ties India and China on Monday signed four agreements to strengthen cultural and people-to-people ties. The agreements were signed after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart......
14:43, 08/12/2019

Hitting the Books: An army of temps put a man on the moon Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought-provoking books on science and technology we can find...
21:13, 05/25/2019

Real or not? Vintage Pujols was about as good as hitting gets Don't worry about the relevance of RBIs or let his present value fool you. Albert Pujols knocking in 2,000 runs is a testament to his fantastic career....
12:13, 05/10/2019

Iron-Ore Prices Have Surged Almost 70%, Hitting Steelmakers Iron-ore prices have soared by more than 68% this year, a resurgence driven by falling supplies that has led to challenging times once again for steel mills that use the material....
18:13, 07/10/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
05:39, 05/23/2019

Video shows McGregor hitting man in Dublin bar In a video from April that was obtained by TMZ Sports, Conor McGregor is shown pumping his fist in the air before throwing a jab at a man seated at a bar in Ireland....
16:13, 08/15/2019

Hitting the Books: Autonomous cars will do more than drive you around Welcome, dear readers, to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technol...
19:52, 05/11/2019

A-Rod on new Hall of Famer Edgar Martinez: 'He would have a Ph.D. in hitting' To begin a first-person series about the 2019 Hall of Fame class, Alex Rodriguez explains what made Edgar Martinez a great hitter and how the Mariners icon influenced him as a mentor....
14:00, 07/18/2019

Americans hitting the road over Memorial Day Weekend A record number of Americans will kick off the summer with a road trip this Memorial Day Weekend. AAA predicted 43 million Americans will head out of town for the long weekend. The majority are expected to drive to their weekend getaway. Despite risi...
07:52, 05/21/2019

U.S. Companies Say Trade War Is Hitting China Operations More American companies are hurting as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies, a new survey of businesses shows, with many saying they are losing sales in China and either slowing or canceling investments....
20:52, 08/29/2019

Arts and Entertainment: New films hitting the box office There are some great movies coming out this weekend and News Four Tucson’s Herb Stratford has his suggestions. Watch the video below to learn more....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Eoin Morgan Speaks About Six Hitting Record Eoin Morgan's knock was made more remarkable by the fact that he struggled with back spasms during the last game against the West Indies and had to face a late fitness test in order to play against......
12:52, 06/19/2019

Hitting the gym makes esports athletes more successful When you think of the daily life of an esports player, you might imagine something sedate. Professional gamers, by definition, sit at computers and work to hone their talents by staring at a screen and clicking buttons. But, as many of them will be q...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Rangers 3B Cabrera suspended for hitting ump with equipment ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera plans to appeal a four-game suspension from Major League Baseball for throwing equipment on the field that hit an umpire. MLB handed down the suspension Friday, a day after umpire c...
00:13, 06/22/2019

Tennis: Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner....
00:39, 05/25/2019

Hitting the Books: Robots came for our jobs, then they came for our coffee Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
23:52, 08/31/2019

Hitting the Books: Ever wonder how audio sampling works? Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
19:13, 07/07/2019

'Storm Area 51': About 100 people gathered at secret site’s gate to 'see them aliens,' 2 people detained, reports say As the day of “Storm Area 51” arrived, a motley group of about 100 “alien-chasers” converged on the back gate of the secret site early Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  At least two people were reportedly detained....
01:14, 09/21/2019

Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up working for the CIA Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
12:26, 08/11/2019

Clint Frazier is OK after hitting wall, but bad defense is back When Clint Frazier was sent down to the minors in June, his defense was a primary reason why. Now that he’s back, it seems that’s still the case. In Monday’s 7-0 loss to the Rangers, Frazier was back in left field and once again, it was an adventure....
08:52, 09/03/2019

Franklin hitting form when it matters in Olympic countdown "Riding waves is Mallory Franklin\u0027s day job but the slalom canoeist feels she\u0027s clambering on the crest of form at just the right time ahead of next year\u0027s Olympics in Tokyo."...
15:26, 07/26/2019

2-way player McKay making hitting debut with Rays Tampa Bay Rays two-way player Brendan McKay set to make hitting debut 2 days after winning first appearance as starting pitcher       ...
00:13, 07/02/2019

Indonesian planters see drought hitting palm oil output Leading palm oil players in Indonesia see production growth being hit in the short to medium term, as the world's top grower of the edible oil faces drought across major planting regions that is expected to delay fruit ripening and lower output....
12:39, 08/20/2019

Hitting the Books: Searching for ancient cities from space Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
11:39, 09/22/2019

Driver Killed After Hitting Utility Pole Near Harrodsburg MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person was killed when a car skidded on a wet road and crashed in Mercer County. It happened Thursday on Perryville Road near Rose Lane, about two miles outside of Harrodsburg. Investigators say the car slid off...
14:13, 05/31/2019

Meet all the VMAs 2019 performers hitting the stage The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards broadcast from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, is packed with top performers. The 36th annual awards show, happening Monday at 8 p.m., will feature mini-concerts from 15 of the recording industry’s top perfo...
04:00, 08/27/2019

Tesla car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow The driver said he was in a drive assistance mode but still holding the steering wheel when the car crashed into the stationary tow truck that he had not noticed....
04:39, 08/13/2019

Hitting the road July 4th? Here are 4 reasons you'll pay more when you fill up. As July 4th nears, gas prices are rising. It's an unexpected reversal because fuel was expected to steadily drop this summer. Here's why it hasn't.       ...
12:00, 07/03/2019

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
16:26, 07/12/2019

Georgia officer charged with hitting homeless woman A prosecutor has announced felony charges against an Atlanta-area police officer who was captured on video hitting a homeless woman inside a convenience store....
03:26, 05/31/2019

Hitting the Books: Modern surveillance and 'the science of happiness' Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
19:39, 07/27/2019

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery....
18:26, 06/12/2019

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t hit his seventh home run until Aug. 25 (122nd game)...
12:13, 06/06/2019

Trump hitting Mexico with 5% tariff in response to migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. The tariff is effective June 1...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Mets not ruling out an all-lefty hitting outfield this season LOS ANGELES — Jeff McNeil and Dominic Smith in the same lineup against right-handers could be an intriguing option for the Mets, but can they make it happen? As it stands, McNeil is on the injured list rehabbing from a strained hamstring, so team off...
15:13, 05/31/2019

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million There are new cracks in the budget! Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to correct scandalous living conditions that led to a partial federal takeover of the agency, n...
01:13, 08/14/2019

Hitting the Books: The slow death of the strategy guide Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapping and shaking children. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 65-year-old Katherine Weitz was arr...
09:39, 06/06/2019

My friends’ husbands keep hitting on me. How can I stop them? | Dear Mariella It’s reassuring to know that our allure doesn’t fade with age, says Mariella, and while it may actually be the opposite, it’s hard to know what’s prompted this epidemic of lustThe dilemma I’m a 60-year-old grey-haired woman, reasonably fit and not ug...
09:26, 06/02/2019

Hitting the Books: We won't colonize space without a Weyland-Yutani Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
19:00, 06/15/2019

India's Sugar Production Seen Hitting Record Levels Years of bumper cane harvests and record sugar production have hammered domestic sugar prices, making it hard for mills to pay monies owed to farmers, who form an influential voting bloc....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on the fifth stage....
21:00, 06/14/2019

Lakers' Howard blessed after hitting 'rock bottom' Dwight Howard said Wednesday that his offseason struggles in his personal life had nothing to do with basketball, but added that they made him stronger as he prepares to embark on his second go-round with the Los Angeles Lakers....
22:39, 09/04/2019

Exit stage far right: behind the pro-Trump play hitting Washington DC In what’s been called ‘Hamilton for the MAGA crowd’, Dean Cain heads up a dramatic retelling of the controversial anti-Trump FBI texts aimed at a rightwing audienceIt was not your typical Broadway or West End crowd.On Thursday night, audience members...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Rally Finland WRC: Meeke retires from third after hitting rock Toyota World Rally Championship driver Kris Meeke is out of Rally Finland with broken suspension after hitting a rock during on the Saturday morning loop...
11:26, 08/03/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah, and it hurts Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support its most powerful regional proxy.  ...
02:52, 05/19/2019

Storms and sweltering heat seen hitting U.S. South on Memorial Day Sweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to hit the U.S. southern Plains and southeastern states on Memorial Day after a spate of deadly tornadoes and flooding in the region....
17:39, 05/27/2019

Maersk Says Trade Tensions Hitting Shipping Demand The Danish shipping giant swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China could cut container growth by up to a third this year....
18:52, 05/24/2019

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sherif...
22:26, 09/20/2019

What will it take for the UK to reach net zero emissions? We must change almost everything – from our homes to our meals – but the government’s record is not goodThe net zero carbon target will require sweeping changes to almost every aspect of British life, affecting our homes, the food we eat and the way ...
20:26, 06/12/2019

Venezuela pulls CNN after network’s footage of a truck hitting protesters CNN was yanked off the air Tuesday in Venezuela — about a minute after it aired footage of government tanks plowing into a crowd of protesters, the news agency said. “DirecTV, Net Uno, Intercable, and Telefónica all received orders from V...
16:00, 05/02/2019

YouTube star accidentally uploads video of her hitting, spitting on dog YouTuber Brooke Houts is under investigation for animal abuse after a video of her hitting her dog was accidentally uploaded to her channel.        ...
09:13, 08/09/2019

Genetically modified salmon could be hitting restaurant tables next year NEW YORK — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late ne...
20:52, 06/21/2019

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
17:53, 08/11/2019

YouTube star under investigation for hitting, spitting on her dog in a prank video Brooke Houts is under investigation for animal abuse after accidentally uploading a disturbing video that showed her hitting and spitting on her dog.        ...
09:13, 08/09/2019

Russia: Plane crash-lands after hitting flock of birds A Ural Airlines plane carrying over 200 people managed to land in a cornfield near a Moscow airport after a flock of birds hit the plane's engines. The pilot and crew have been hailed as heroes for saving the passengers....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and wounding two others hours after Israeli attacks in southern Syria killed three soldiers and wounded seven...
00:39, 06/03/2019

Hurricane Dorian now a Category 4 — but might hug coast instead of directly hitting Florida Dorian strengthened into an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane Friday night — but meteorologists say there’s a chance it will bank north at the last minute, hugging Florida’s coast and delivering only a glancing blow to the st...
06:00, 08/31/2019

Pete Alonso keeps hitting homers after donating Derby winnings On a day when he already donated $100,000 to charity, Pete Alonso also cashed in for the Mets — fittingly with a home run. Both of Alonso’s grandfathers served in the military. On his mom’s side, a marine, and on his dad’s side, an intelligence agent...
12:13, 07/27/2019

Hitting the Books: We can engineer the Earth to fight climate change Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
00:52, 08/26/2019

‘I Love Lucy’ is hitting the big screen for Lucille Ball’s birthday Attention all “I Love Lucy” fans still cruising the channels for reruns: five uncut episodes of the classic TV sitcom will hit the big screen this summer for one night only. In honor of iconic slapstick comedian Lucille Ball’s 108th birthday, “...
21:13, 06/05/2019

China's iQiyi looks abroad after hitting 100 million paying subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this month, a senior executive said on Monday....
14:52, 06/24/2019

Giolito shines as White Sox blank light-hitting Indians 2-0 CLEVELAND (AP) — Lucas Giolito carried a shutout into the eighth inning and James McCann stayed with hot with an RBI single, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 2-0 win over the light-hitting, light-scoring Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Giolito ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Hurts So Good: UK rides HBPs, Timely Hitting to Impressive Win LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky baseball team may be bruised but it certainly wasn’t battered, using eight hit by pitch to fuel a 7-4 victory over Michigan in the final non-conference home game of the season at Kentucky Proud Park on Tuesday night. Wi...
08:52, 05/15/2019

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Cow's Long-Range Turd Hitting Its Mark This dairy farmer knew that the cow needed to crap. You can see his hesitation as he stopped working and stood back so it could let loose. But Bessie saved him a little extra in the chamber....
21:13, 05/22/2019

Advanced hackers are infecting IT providers in hopes of hitting their customers (credit: Pixabay) A previously undocumented attack group with advanced hacking skills has compromised 11 IT service providers, most likely with the end goal of gaining access to their customers' networks, researchers from security firm Symantec sai...
23:00, 09/18/2019

Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in "contempt of Congress." What does that mean?...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Hitting the Books: Gravity's mystery may prove our multiverse exists Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
02:52, 07/14/2019

Hitting the road? Packing these 10 simple things could save your life What should you pack in your car for a road trip? Prepare for an emergency by packing these ten simple things.        ...
00:13, 09/01/2019

Iran: Trump announces new, 'hard-hitting' sanctions – live President at the White House signs executive order that he says will hurt Iran’s economy – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.00pm BST Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to increase transpa...
22:39, 06/24/2019

Eoin Morgan’s six-hitting spree has got England buzzing, says Joe Root • Batsman unsurprised by Morgan’s 17 sixes against Afghanistan• ‘It gives the dressing room a huge amount of confidence’Eoin Morgan claimed his six-hitting spree against Afghanistan went beyond his wildest dreams but, for Joe Root, who watched all bu...
20:13, 06/19/2019

Video shows a Model 3 on Autopilot swerve out of the way to avoid hitting an SUV Over the past few years, we’ve seen a marked increase in the number of videos depicting Tesla’s Autopilot feature assume control of a car and maneuver out of potentially dangerous situations. This shouldn’t come as much of a surpris...
10:13, 05/29/2019

Why Stocks Are Hitting Records as Economic Fears Rise: ‘There Is No Alternative’ Markets now have echoes of the mid-2010s, when central banks around the world were holding interest rates so low investors had little choice but to buy stocks....
03:52, 07/12/2019

Drunk driver gets up to 9 years for fatally hitting co-worker in Brooklyn Leonel Ortega-Flores pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in Brooklyn Supreme Court earlier this month and was sentenced Thursday to three to nine years in prison....
05:52, 08/16/2019

Off-duty firefighter accused of hitting cyclist with muscle car turns himself in Brauley De La Rosa, of Yonkers, turned himself in to the 10th Precinct and was charged with reckless endangerment and aggravated unlicensed operator, both misdemeanors, after being told he was wanted for questioning....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” as...
22:52, 06/12/2019

Liberal Media Scream: CNN says hitting Trump ‘is true patriotism’ This week’s Liberal Media Scream features CNN’s media critic calling on journalists to rap President Trump. “That is true patriotism,” said Brian Stelter....
22:39, 07/22/2019

1-year-old boy dies when golf cart overturns after hitting pothole A baby boy died when a golf cart he and six members of his family were riding in struck a pothole and overturned near the Trump National Golf Club in North Carolina, according to cops. The accident in Moorseville on Sunday night caused the cart, whic...
13:52, 05/28/2019

Petrucci "very, very scared" of hitting Ducati team-mate Dovizioso Danilo Petrucci was "very, very scared" of hitting his Ducati MotoGP team-mate Andrea Dovizioso while attacking him for second in the French Grand Prix at Le Mans...
00:39, 05/20/2019

Chronic wounds: the hidden health crisis hitting 2m Britons The NHS spends £5bn a year treating chronic wounds, mostly caused by injury or surgery. The numbers affected are rising fast – so why is this such a low priority?‘I got a little scar, an ulcer, but I thought nothing of it.” Lauren Brimble recalls the...
03:26, 07/30/2019

Asteroids hitting Mars could have made hot rain fall for decades Asteroids hitting the surface of Mars billions of years ago would have produced enough energy to vaporise ice, creating clouds of hot rain that took decades to clear...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Jos Buttler a doubt for West Indies game after he injures hip hitting six • Jonny Bairstow takes over gloves against Bangladesh• Eoin Morgan says Jason Roy may have Test futureEoin Morgan moved to play down fears over Jos Buttler’s fitness but admitted his vice-captain will not be risked against West Indies on Friday if th...
05:13, 06/09/2019

Mexico murder rate spirals out of control, hitting 94 killings a day Mexico saw a record number of murders in the first six months of the year, with an average 94 killings each day, according to figures from the Secretariat of Security and Citizens Protection....
21:26, 07/05/2019

Daredevil breaks cycling speed record, hitting 174mph A British man has broken a cycling speed record, hurtling down a runway at over 174 miles per hour (280 km/h) on a custom-made bike in what he called the "biggest rush you'll ever experience."...
19:00, 08/19/2019

How does Deontay Wilder compare with the hardest hitting heavyweights in history? We examine some of the fiercest punchers in heavyweight history and wonder if Deontay Wilder is the biggest of the lot The post How does Deontay Wilder compare with the hardest hitting heavyweights in history? appeared first on Boxing News....
16:00, 05/19/2019

China's new tariffs are hitting US farmers at 'every single angle,' economist says China's retaliatory tariff hike on U.S. goods hits American farmers at "every single angle," Michael Nepveux, an economist at American Farm Bureau Federation, told CNBC Tuesday....
14:26, 05/14/2019

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next five years....
06:39, 06/04/2019

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project.        ...
19:39, 07/14/2019

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal....
21:13, 06/27/2019

Thyssenkrupp to cut CO2 emissions by 30% over next decade German submarines-to-elevators conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said on Tuesday that it planned to drastically cut its carbon dioxide emissions over the next decade, banking on more efficient ways to produce steel, one of its trademark products....
13:52, 07/02/2019

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits of darkness, and vaccinations and antibiotics saved lives....
14:00, 06/28/2019

What’s the best way to cut vehicle greenhouse-gas emissions? Policies to encourage reductions in greenhouse gas emissions tend to stress the need to switch as many vehicles as possible to electric power. But a new study by MIT and the Ford Motor Company finds that depending on the location, in some cases an eq...
18:26, 08/26/2019

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Gwalior Cop Caught On Camera Hitting Woman With Child Inside Station A shocking videoshowing an as-yet-unidentified Madhya Pradesh police officer repeatedly beating a womanwith a lathi has emerged. The attack is believed to have taken place inside the Gwalior Railway......
13:26, 05/09/2019

"Restraint Limited": Trump Imposes New "Hard-Hitting" Sanctions On Iran The Trump administration targeted Iran's supreme leader with new sanctions on Monday, using one of the few tools available to punish Iran for downing a US drone after President Donald Trump took......
07:00, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump Signs "Hard-Hitting Sanctions" Against Iran's Ayatollah The United States imposed sanctions Monday on Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a string of military chiefs, tightening pressure on the country that President Donald Trump threatened......
21:26, 06/24/2019

Coach Of Passenger Train Derails After Hitting Buffalo In Andhra Pradesh A coach of a passenger train derailed near the Vadlamannadu railway station in Andhra Pradesh after hitting a buffalo on Tuesday evening, an official said....
04:13, 05/15/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Receives 1 Million Donations, Hitting Milestone Ms. Warren is only the second Democratic candidate to cross the threshold this cycle, suggesting that relying on grass-roots fund-raising has paid off....
18:00, 07/26/2019

Stocks rise despite 30-year Treasury bond yield hitting record low Stocks rose on Wednesday, despite the 30-year Treasury bond hitting a new all-time low as traders continue to bet on slow growth and mild inflation in the United States....
03:13, 08/29/2019

Hitting the Books: Stop pranking your kids to impress Jimmy Kimmel Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
21:39, 09/07/2019

Phillies File Lawsuit To Prevent Phanatic From Hitting Free Agency The Philadelphia Phillies filed a lawsuit on Friday against the New York company that created the team’s beloved mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, after the company threatened to make the Phanatic a “free agent” if a contract signed in 1984 was not restr...
12:39, 08/05/2019

Trump suggests 'nuking hurricanes' to stop them hitting America – report US president reportedly asked more than once about why military could not bomb hurricanesDonald Trump has reportedly suggested on more than one occasion that the US military should bomb hurricanes in order to disrupt them before they make landfall.Ac...
04:52, 08/26/2019

Idiot Portsmouth Fan Arrested For Hitting Sunderland Player Who Fell Into The Stands In the lower levels of English soccer, fans often are nasty, brutish, and short-tempered. We saw evidence of this in March when an idiot stormed the field mid-game to sucker-punch a player, and we saw even more yesterday, when a Portsmouth fan punche...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
00:13, 06/15/2019

Hitting clean air targets 'could stop 67,000 child asthma cases a year' Staying within WHO pollution limits would prevent 11% of new diagnoses, study saysAlmost 67,000 new cases of asthma in children across 18 European countries could be prevented every year if levels of tiny particulates polluting the air are cut to rec...
06:00, 08/08/2019

Hitting the Books: Your personal data makes the digital world go round Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
00:39, 05/19/2019

Travis Barker slams Echosmith drummer, 20, for hitting up his 13-year-old daughter Echosmith drummer Graham Sierota, 20, is apologizing for sending inappropriate messages to Travis Barker’s 13-year-old daughter, Alabama.        ...
04:13, 08/02/2019

Spain sees tourist arrivals hitting fresh record this summer The number of international visitors to Spain is expected to break a record this summer, marking the seventh straight year of new highs, Industry Minister Reyes Maroto said on Wednesday....
14:13, 07/03/2019

Ailing Yankees not hurting for power in absence of homer-hitting stars Imagine removing Kevin Durant, perhaps the best basketball player in the world, and having a team good enough to keep on winning. Imagine removing Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, two of the great power hitters in the world, and having a team deep ...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Frankfurt's 'dark day' leaves dream season in danger of hitting the rocks A 6-1 thrashing by a rival for a top-four finish threw the Europa League semi-finalists into a panic at the worst possible timeAn emphatic result feels as if it should be a definitive, a full stop either positively or negatively. Eintracht Frankfurt ...
14:39, 05/06/2019

New architects' report shows how the trade war is hitting commercial real estate A key indicator for the commercial real estate market is showing signs of weakness, and uncertainty in the economy over the trade war and interest rates may be to blame....
23:39, 08/21/2019

Pitching Pitbull: The start-ups hitting Miami Beach for a chance to woo the superstar At the eMerge Americas conference in Miami, start-ups from around the world compete for a chance to pitch their breakthrough business ideas to Pitbull, the American rap star and entrepreneur....
21:52, 04/29/2019

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is e...
16:00, 07/13/2019

Sanders touts fundraising milestone, hitting 1 million individual donors Sen. Bernie Sanders is spotlighting that his presidential campaign has received contributions from one million individual donors. The independent senator from Vermont’s campaign – in announcing the news on Thursday – touted that Sanders is the fastes...
07:13, 09/20/2019

Charlie Manuel, 75, returns to Philadelphia Phillies' bench as hitting coach The Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday announced they re-hired former manager Charlie Manuel to take over as the team’s hitting coach replacing John Mallee....
13:00, 08/14/2019

An Easter Egg In Half-Life: Decay Can Only Be Found After Hitting A Corpse 600 Times Some secrets in video games are found after hitting a hidden button or jumping out of a certain area. Sometimes you can find a secret by just doing nothing, which is the case in Far Cry 4. But in Half-Life: Decay, to find a small Easter egg you will ...
05:00, 07/06/2019

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss and a 20% rise in revenue on Thursday in its first quarterly report as a public company, in line with the ride-hailing service's forecasts....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Bryce Harper puts on show in front of new Phillies hitting coach PHILADELPHIA — Hittin’ season has arrived for the Philadelphia Phillies. J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel’s first game as hitting coach, ruining Col...
07:52, 08/15/2019

| Stray 'Russian-made missile' suspected of hitting northern Cyprus Officials in northern Cyprus said Monday that a suspected stray Russian missile had exploded overnight just outside the divided island's capital during an Israeli air raid in Syria....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Trump signs executive order delivering 'hard-hitting' sanctions against Iran President Trump struck back Monday at Iran by issuing “hard-hitting” financial sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his associates. ...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Florida police officer uses his body to stop rolling car from hitting elderly owner (WESH/NBC News) Security footage shows a Florida police officer leaping into action to save an elderly driver from her own car. The video shows a police officer getting into his cruiser at a Leesburg gas station as a woman who’d parked next to ...
09:52, 06/20/2019

Aaron Judge finally finds his power stroke: ‘Tired of hitting singles’ Aaron Judge hadn’t homered since July 20 before Sunday’s series finale against the Red Sox. “I’m not too concerned about home run numbers,’’ Judge said before the game. “They’ll come. The minute you try to hit them, you get into trouble. It’ll come.”...
14:39, 08/05/2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are hitting the street Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.       ...
22:26, 06/27/2019

Video shows a Model 3 automatically apply the brakes to avoid hitting a cop who ran a red light Tesla’s automated emergency braking (AEB) system, which was first introduced in 2017, has improved markedly in a relatively short amount of time. Just a few weeks ago, for example, Tesla demonstrated its next-gen AEB system which can more ably ...
14:00, 09/14/2019

Man accused of intentionally hitting family of ducks playing in puddle in Florida neighborhood LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) – People living in a Largo neighborhood are upset after seeing a truck plow through a puddle while a mother duck and her ducklings were playing in the water, killing two of the birds. Police say the man behind the wheel ran the bir...
06:39, 08/15/2019

Apple disputes negative Goldman call hitting the stock, says TV+ will not have 'material impact' Apple told CNBC in a statement that it does not expect the launch of Apple TV+ "to have a material impact on our financial results," as Goldman estimated....
08:26, 09/14/2019

Michigan woman, 82, reportedly flips vehicle after swerving to avoid hitting squirrel An 82-year-old Michigan driver encountered a snowball of unfortunate events on Sunday after police say she swerved to avoid hitting a squirrel in the road....
16:13, 08/06/2019

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.       ...
01:00, 06/08/2019

Thrill to the Charming Music Made by Hot Wheels Mustangs Hitting Xylophone Keys Humans have been making music for thousands of years, and yet somehow it has taken us until the year of our Great Camshaft two thousand and one score less one until someone has figured out you can make sweet, sweet music by running Hot Wheels into xy...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Watch: Astros star George Springer carted off after hitting head on wall Houston Astros star George Springer was carted off the field after hitting his head on the outfield wall during a loss to the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee....
15:39, 09/04/2019

Hitting the Books: 'Dirty bomb' fears spawned America's nuclear spy force Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
23:00, 09/14/2019

MTA worker jumps onto live subway track, stops train from hitting woman MTA worker Anthony Mannino went from signal maintainer to hero on Wednesday — jumping onto a live track to stop a train from hitting a woman in Brooklyn, sources said. Mannino was on a job near the Newkirk Plaza Q station around 10:30 a.m. when...
06:00, 08/08/2019

23 injured as Russian plane crash lands in field after hitting flock of birds A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports after colliding with a flock of birds, Russian officials said....
19:00, 08/15/2019

After hitting rock bottom, Nationals are revitalized – and a terrifying postseason opponent Washington was 12 games under .500 near the end of May, but have turned things around and find themselves in a pennant race.       ...
04:13, 08/06/2019

Racist texts from border agent accused of hitting migrant with truck revealed A US Customs and Border Patrol agent accused of hitting a Guatemalan man with a truck in 2017 and then lying about the incident called migrants “disgusting subhuman s–t unworthy of being kindling for a fire” just weeks earlier, federal prosecut...
02:26, 05/21/2019

Jock Taylor – a hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing light-heavyweight from a golden era One of a kind - Alex Daley pays tribute to the late Jock Taylor The post Jock Taylor – a hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing light-heavyweight from a golden era appeared first on Boxing News....
18:13, 06/10/2019

Border Agent Discussed ‘Frying’ Migrants Before Hitting One With His Truck, Feds Charge A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of deliberately hitting a Guatemalan migrant with his truck and then lying about it conveyed numerous racial slurs and derogatory statements about Central American and Guatemalan migrants in a series of texts sent w...
09:13, 05/21/2019

Video captures truck ignore school bus sign, almost hitting girl in Georgia BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA) — A 15-year-old girl enters the frame, head down, about to make her way across the street and onto her school bus. Hardly a second passes before the bus driver starts blowing on the horn, to the girl’s surprise. She glances ...
01:39, 08/31/2019

Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the two U.S. allies....
18:26, 07/01/2019

Biker runs red light, dies after hitting Uber on Long Island: cops A motorcyclist died Sunday after running a red light on Long Island and colliding with an Uber driver, cops said. Gerson Mendez-Cruz, 20, of Greenlawn, was riding his 2004 Kawasaki motorcycle east on Jericho Turnpike at about 3:30 a.m. when he ran a ...
18:26, 09/01/2019

Radko Gudas brings his big-hitting ways to Washington as Capitals add another ‘heavy’ player “I was pretty happy that I got traded to a team that’s well known for their winning and their will to win every game they play,” the defenseman said....
07:26, 06/19/2019

China says first-half growth sets good foundation for hitting 2019 GDP target China's first-half economic growth of 6.3% was "hard-won" and laid a good foundation for achieving a full-year growth target of between 6% and 6.5%, a spokesman for the country's statistics bureau said on Monday....
10:52, 07/15/2019

'It's weird, very strange': Eoin Morgan on hitting record 17 sixes for England – video England captain Eoin Morgan said he never thought he could shatter a six-hitting record or blast a century with a strike rate of over 200 after pulling off both feats in as his side beat Afghanistan by 150 runs at the Cricket World Cup.Morgan clobber...
19:13, 06/19/2019

Huawei executive shares video of the foldable Mate X hitting a 5G dataspeed benchmark After Huawei was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List, the future of the foldable Huawei Mate X got a lot less clear. Last month, Google removed the Mate X and the Huawei P30 Pro from the Android.com website. Huawei claims that it has...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Man raped 8-year-old girl after hitting her in head with shovel, fracturing her skull: police A 29-year-old Kentucky man who has seen past charges against him dismissed in numerous cases after being declared incompetent to stand trial, is now accused of a brutal attack on an 8-year-old girl, according to reports....
13:14, 08/11/2019

Orioles catcher Severino sets franchise mark by hitting three homers against Rangers Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino made franchise history Tuesday night in the team's 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers by hitting three home runs....
23:26, 06/05/2019

Seven charts that explain what net zero emissions means for the UK The Committee on Climate Change has urged the government to adopt a target of net zero emissions by 2050. These seven charts show how that might unfold, and what it means for the UK economy...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Lowering emissions without breaking the bank India’s economy is booming, driving up electric power consumption to unprecedented levels. The nation’s installed electricity capacity, which increased fivefold in the past three decades, is expected to triple over the next 20 years. At the same time...
05:00, 08/01/2019

Cutting UK emissions to net zero would cost £1tn, says Hammond Chancellor says target would mean less money available for schools and hospitalsThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has warned Theresa May that reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero could cost the country £1tn and lead to industries becoming “eco...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
01:00, 06/12/2019

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
18:52, 06/05/2019

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
23:52, 06/28/2019

How to Get Rid of Carbon Emissions: Pay Farmers to Bury Them What if there was a way to combat climate change that didn’t require technological breakthroughs, carbon taxes or eliminating all fossil fuels? Look to Iowa for the answer....
22:39, 09/11/2019

States sue U.S. over Trump emissions rules Led by California, a group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars the nation's most populous state and biggest new-vehicle market from setting stiff tailpipe emissions standards and zero-emi...
00:39, 09/21/2019

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eas...
06:52, 05/24/2019

Car ownership “not compatible” with emissions targets Government science and technology committee claims even EVs won't help to achieve targets and calls for petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward Private car ownership needs to end and vehicle use should be cut if the UK is to become a carbon-neut...
22:52, 08/22/2019

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offen...
20:39, 07/01/2019

Florida man drives golf cart into Walmart, tries to hit shoppers before hitting cash register, deputies say A Florida man is facing charges for allegedly driving a golf cart through the front doors of a Walmart Supercenter on Thursday and hitting several shoppers before crashing into a cashier register, deputies say. ...
20:13, 08/10/2019

RV fans embrace the warm weather of Memorial weekend by hitting the road and sharing pics Memorial Day honors soldiers who died defending the U.S. It's also the unofficial start of summer, when RV fans make the most of the weather .        ...
15:13, 05/23/2019

Stiff Competition, High Employee Cost Hitting BSNL, MTNL: Telecom Minister Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the total employee cost of MTNL and BSNL far outweighed the total employee cost for private telcos. As of May-end, BSNL had 1.63 lakh employees and MTNL had......
20:13, 06/26/2019

Heat wave shatters records in Europe, with Paris hitting all-time mark of 108.7 degrees An epic heat wave in Europe has toppled national temperature records in multiple countries, as well as some of the biggest cities in Europe. Its next target? The Arctic....
21:39, 07/25/2019

Royals-White Sox Beef Gains New Life As Pitcher Tossed For Hitting Tim Anderson In The Head The beef between White Sox shortstop and good bat-flipper Tim Anderson and the Kansas City Royals reared its ugly head again Wednesday night, when Anderson was plunked in the helmet in the second inning by Royals starter Glenn Sparkman. In an effort ...
06:39, 05/30/2019

‘I dreaded that song coming out’: Ben Folds on Brick, William Shatner and hitting rock bottom In Australia with his new memoir, the ‘songwriting sociopath’ discusses creativity and what Shatner taught him about coolness: ‘He just does not give a shit’Ben Folds has what appear to be perfect piano-playing hands. They’re large, with long, elegan...
04:00, 08/29/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss and a 20% rise in revenue on Thursday in its first quarterly report as a public company, in line with the ride-hailing service's forecasts....
02:26, 05/31/2019

Watch: Pitcher Nathan Patterson signs contract with Oakland A's after hitting 90s in viral video Nathan Patterson, a 23-year-old fan, signed a contract with the Oakland A's after a video showed the pitcher throwing mid-90s fastballs while doing the speed pitch challenge at Coors Field....
00:13, 08/04/2019

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was reall...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Punchy Jonny Bairstow is hitting back after heated debate over his best role in Ashes scrap The night before this Ashes series began, England cricket's players met with some of their counterparts from 2005. Each was presented with a lapel pin to put on a smart new blazer....
06:00, 08/21/2019

US Open: Henrik Stenson takes part in unusual photo op after hitting fan with golf ball Henrik Stenson made up for hitting a fan in the head with a golf ball by posing for pictures with him -- lying on the ground at the U.S. Open.        ...
02:52, 06/17/2019

Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 Strong civil society movements are needed to ramp up pace of change, says studyGreenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small number of current technologies and behavioural trends are ramped up and adopted more widely, researc...
05:26, 09/19/2019

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
15:00, 07/09/2019

‘This report will change your life’: what zero emissions means for UK Committee on Climate Change sets out how UK can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050“Make no mistake, this report will change your life,” says Prof David Reay at the University of Edinburgh. “If the meticulous and robust expert advice here is heed...
02:26, 05/02/2019

BMW's Profits Hit by Electric Vehicle and Emissions Costs The German luxury car maker’s second-quarter net earnings tumbled 29%, hit by exchange rate fluctuations and manufacturing costs for electric vehicles....
11:26, 08/01/2019

Judge reinstates Madrid's low emissions zone New rightwing council fails to reverse policy of former mayor Manuela CarmenaBarely a week after Madrid’s rightwing council began rolling back the city’s low emissions zone, a judge has ruled that the traffic restrictions must be maintained.As of Mon...
14:52, 07/08/2019

EPA will roll back rules on methane emissions Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce plans to roll back regulations on methane emissions, a major contributor to climate change. The Trump Administration is seeking to do away with Obama-era requirements, which man...
21:39, 08/29/2019

Offsetting carbon emissions: ‘It has proved a minefield’ More and more people are trying to offset their travel emissions – so why isn’t it straightforward? We explain the options and how to navigate themHere’s the problem: in two months’ time I must travel to Malawi in southern Africa to help Gumbi Educat...
21:00, 08/02/2019

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. (credit: NASA / Flickr) While humans have been enthusiastically o...
10:39, 08/02/2019

Genetically modified cows could cut methane emissions by 50% Scientists discovered that methane-producing microbes in cow stomachs are actually inherited -- and think that selective breeding of cows that produce less methane could have a major impact on climate change....
02:26, 07/06/2019

Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions Planned tax will make public more aware of climate harm caused by flying, ministers hopeAir passengers may have to pay an extra “carbon charge” on flights as part of a government initiative to reduce CO2 emissions and tackle the climate crisis.Passen...
08:39, 07/22/2019

US probes BMW, Volkswagen over California emissions deal Two German automakers have been targeted by an antitrust probe for making a deal to meet tougher emissions standards. Critics have called the probe a "nakedly political use of Justice Department resources."...
08:39, 09/07/2019

The Guardian view on net zero emissions: better late than never | Editorial Announcing a target to cut greenhouse gases by at least 100% below 1990 levels in 2050 is a necessary step to tackle the climate emergency. But it won’t be enough on its ownOne of Theresa May’s most consequential decisions of her unhappy premiership ...
20:26, 06/12/2019

Fracking will see the UK miss net‑zero emissions targets | Letters Investment in fracking denies proper support to cheaper renewables, says David Cragg-James; government policies are damaging the environment, says Michael Miller; and Charles Harris on the importance of voting to bring about changeIan Duncan, the UK’...
04:13, 09/02/2019

The Autocar guide to WLTP emissions testing New lab tests aim to better represent real-world driving Fuel economy and emissions testing isn’t a glamorous subject, but understanding the new system can save you a tidy sum If you’re a regular reader of Autocar, you’re probably well-versed in ...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Daily on Energy: Biden looks to farmland to cut emissions 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 an issue!...
18:39, 07/17/2019

Ford under federal investigation over emissions certification The inquiry is looking at issues “relating to road load estimations,” including analytical modeling and resistance testing, the company said in a regulatory filing....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
15:39, 07/04/2019

Aviation's flight towards low emissions only fuels the crisis As aviation hurtles towards electric planes, a zero-emission plane looks far offAs a report claims that airlines are struggling to control their contribution to the climate crisis, the question grows more urgent for aviation: does it have a greener f...
23:13, 09/19/2019

Airlines' CO2 emissions rising up to 70% faster than predicted Carbon dioxide emitted by commercial flights rose by 32% from 2013 to 2018, study shows Worldwide CO2 emissions from commercial flights are rising up to 70% faster than predicted by the UN, according to an analysis.Carbon dioxide emitted by airlines ...
22:00, 09/19/2019

EPA, DOT say California actions on auto emissions appear to be 'unlawful' The top lawyers at the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department told the California Air Resources Board Friday that the state's actions in connection with a voluntary emissions deal with four automakers "appear to be unlawful and...
22:00, 09/06/2019

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry letter....
13:26, 06/07/2019

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
13:00, 06/19/2019

Bronny James shouted out Steph Curry after hitting a trick shot 3-pointer from the bench during warmups @Ballislife Bronny James hit a wild trick shot from his seat ahead of his younger brother Bryce James' basketball game. After hitting the shot, Bronny called out "STEPH!" leading to some fans to make jokes at LeBron's expense on Twitter. Bronny has ...
03:52, 08/17/2019

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri Under Investigation for Allegedly Hitting Sheriff’s Deputy After Championship Win Did Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri perhaps get a little too carried away in his zeal to celebrate with his team on the court after they won their first NBA Championship Thursday night, or did an Alameda County sheriff’s deputy maybe go a littl...
02:26, 06/15/2019

Dina Asher-Smith focused on hitting her peak at World Championships after Anniversary Games disappointment Dina Asher-Smith was left frustrated after finishing second to Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the 100m at London's Anniversary Games, but says she is on course to peak for next month's British trials after breaking the eleven-second barrier twi...
08:00, 07/22/2019

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor three days after taking office by in effect shuttin...
12:52, 06/18/2019

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Mercedes to join Calif. mpg, emissions pact, report says Mercedes-Benz, in a setback to White House efforts to ease federal fuel-efficiency targets, may be the next automaker to agree to California's new voluntary light-vehicle emissions rules with four major automakers, The New York Times reported, citing...
06:26, 08/21/2019

Ram engine supplier Cummins will probe emissions certifications Cummins said it will check certification and compliance processes for engines in the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks after conversations with the EPA and the California Air Resources Board....
20:52, 04/30/2019

DOJ Investigating Auto Makers Over California Emissions Agreement The Justice Department has launched an antitrust investigation into four auto makers that forged a deal with California on vehicle-emissions standards, escalating the conflict between the Trump administration and Sacramento over environmental regulat...
00:26, 09/07/2019

Trump: Administration Revoking California Emissions Waiver President Trump said the administration is revoking California’s federal waiver for setting its own tailpipe-emissions rules, escalating a fight that has challenged the auto industry....
21:26, 09/18/2019

Healthcare industry responsible for 10 percent of U.S. carbon emissions The healthcare industry is responsible for 10 percent of carbon emissions in the United States. The industry also emits 9 percent of all harmful non-greenhouse air pollutants in the U.S....
23:52, 08/05/2019

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
01:52, 07/09/2019

Ford under criminal investigation by the US government over emissions certification Ford in February said employees had alerted it to the possibility that it was overstating its fuel efficiency.        ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
14:49, 04/28/2019

History on Calif. side in emissions battle with Trump Some law professors and legal experts doubt President Trump can defend canceling a program that allows the most-populous state to set tougher automotive greenhouse emissions standards than those of the U.S. government....
21:26, 09/21/2019

U.S. moving to block California vehicle emissions rules Two U.S. agencies are preparing to submit for final White House regulatory review a plan to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare that states are preempted from setting their own vehicle rules, two ...
19:52, 09/05/2019

SAS to end inflight duty-free sales to cut weight, emissions Scandinavian airline SAS will stop selling duty-free goods on board its flights to save fuel and inch closer to its goal of cutting emissions by at least 25 percent by 2030, it said on Tuesday....
18:26, 06/04/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics....
16:26, 05/01/2019

GM, FCA unmasked as source of Tesla's cash from emissions credits GM and FCA disclosed to the state of Delaware earlier this year that they reached agreements to buy federal greenhouse gas credits from Tesla. While the filings are light on detail, they haven’t been reported on previously. ...
22:52, 06/03/2019

Daimler to recall 60,000 Mercedes diesels in Germany over emissions Daimler must recall 60,000 Mercedes diesel cars in Germany after regulators found that they were fitted with software aimed at distorting emissions tests, the Transportation Ministry said on Saturday....
19:39, 06/22/2019

Carbon-Emissions Credits Slide Over Brexit Fears The price of carbon-emissions credits has slid sharply in recent weeks as traders worry that a deluge of U.K. credits could flood the market in anticipation of a disruptive Brexit....
15:13, 09/04/2019

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050....
05:39, 06/21/2019

EPA proposes rolling back regulations on methane emissions The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a new rule to roll back restrictions on the monitoring of methane, a greenhouse gas contributing to global warming....
09:13, 08/30/2019

China says its greenhouse gas emissions soar over 50% from 2005 to 2014 As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, China is obliged to submit its carbon emissions data on a regular basis....
11:26, 07/15/2019

Australia's greenhouse gas emissions climb on rising LNG output Australia's greenhouse gas emissions rose in the year through March largely due to increased liquefied natural gas output, the government said on Friday, adding that without LNG, the country's emissions would have fallen....
06:26, 08/30/2019

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
20:39, 07/09/2019

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm than good"....
19:26, 07/17/2019

The Trump Administration Just Loosened Methane Emissions Rules. Here’s What To Know On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to loosen regulations on methane, a potent greenhouse gas known to propel climate change. The EPA, which is part of the Trump Administration, said in a press release that it intends to ...
12:52, 08/30/2019

Labour to launch review of City's progress on emissions John McDonnell says review will focus on firms’ readiness to cut emissions and opportunities for greener investmentLabour is to examine the readiness of City firms to cut carbon emissions and invest responsibly to tackle the climate emergency, shadow...
17:00, 06/24/2019

California, 22 other states sue U.S. over Trump auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards and zero emission vehicle mandates....
20:13, 09/20/2019

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
04:26, 07/09/2019

U.S. opens criminal probe into Ford emissions certification The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Ford Motor Co's emissions certification process in the United States, the automaker disclosed on Friday, saying it was cooperating fully with the probe and still conducting its own ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
17:26, 04/28/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
03:39, 05/23/2019

Ford under criminal investigation for miscalculating vehicle emissions Ford disclosed in a financial filing made with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission that it is currently under investigation by the Department of Justice over its internal testing practices. Ford says the probe is still in its prelimi...
21:39, 04/28/2019

A New Report Says U.S. Airline Carbon Emissions Are Growing Fast U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmental group’s report. The International Council on Clean Transportation said Thursday that carbon...
14:26, 09/13/2019

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler charged over his role in emissions scandal Stadler, who was once seen as a possible contender for VW Group’s top job, is accused of having been aware of the emissions manipulations since the end of September 2015 and not preventing the sale of affected Audi and VW vehicles thereafter....
17:00, 07/31/2019

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded towns, dead forests and polluted rivers unless urgent...
12:39, 05/31/2019

Madrid could become first European city to scrap low-emissions zone Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identityMadrid may be about to become the first European city to scrap a major urban low-emissions zone after regional polls left a rightwing politician wh...
16:13, 05/31/2019

IMO, Norway launch project to help shipping sector cut emissions The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a joint project with Norway to help the shipping industry cut emissions by at least 50 percent from 2008 levels by 2050, the UN's shipping agency said on Monday....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors have charged the former head of Audi, Volkswagen’s luxury division, with fraud in connection with sales of diesel cars with software that enabled cheating on emissions tests. Prosecutors in Munich said in...
10:39, 07/31/2019

Dutch CO2 emissions fall in 2018, still far from 2020 goal Dutch greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 fell by 2.2 percent to 189.5 billion kg of carbon dioxide and equivalents helped by lower emissions by power companies, the country's statistical office said on Thursday....
10:52, 05/09/2019

Four automakers, California strike compromise on vehicle emissions Ford Motor Co, BMW AG, Volkswagen AG and Honda Motor Co said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
14:26, 07/25/2019

Nissan refuses government request on Qashqai emissions Manufacturer told DVSA it would not retrofit polluting vehicles, despite other firms agreeing to modificationsNissan’s decision to ignore a government request for emissions modifications to thousands of polluting cars has been branded a scandal by en...
23:00, 07/23/2019

Mercedes-Benz facing €1bn fine over emissions software German media reports 280,000 diesel-powered E- and C-Class models feature emissions-cheating technology Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is facing a fine ranging from €800 million (£740m) to €1 billion (£925m) for diesel emission-related violat...
12:13, 08/13/2019

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large population, rapid economic development launched it into position as the top-emitting nation, despite h...
23:52, 07/30/2019

European airports launch plan for net zero carbon emissions LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — The head of an organization representing airports in 45 European countries says it aims to get airports to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Airport Council International Europe President Michael Kerkloh told a meetin...
12:52, 06/26/2019

New approach suggests path to emissions-free cement It’s well known that the production of cement — the world’s leading construction material — is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for about 8 percent of all such releases. If cement production were a country, it would be the world...
05:52, 09/17/2019

VW, FCA risk big EU emissions fines in 2021, study shows Volkswagen and FCA could face penalties of up to $2.08 billion and $847 million, respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to a study....
17:13, 06/26/2019

DVSA slams “unacceptable” Nissan Qashqai emissions News 23 Jul, 2019 On-road tests find the Nissan Qashqai emits 17 times more NOx than lab limits; DVSA criticises brand’s decision not to address issue...
15:52, 07/23/2019

Senior EPA official overseeing emissions rules resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, is stepping down June 30, the agency confirmed Wednesday....
18:52, 06/26/2019

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
21:13, 07/23/2019

Judge OKs Fiat Chrysler $307M emissions settlement A federal judge in California on Friday approved Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' $307.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit over illegal emissions-control software....
05:26, 05/04/2019

The Guardian view on net-zero carbon emissions: sooner is better | Editorial Government advisers have explained how to erase the nation’s carbon footprint. Science dictates that we do it as fast as we canBy the end of this year we should expect UK law to mandate net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Thursday’s report by ...
21:26, 05/02/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and it represents one of the best hopes of redu...
09:39, 05/14/2019

Make smartphones last longer to cut emissions in EU: activists' report Extending the lifespan of smartphones by just one year would significantly reduce carbon emissions in the European Union, a report from environmental groups said on Wednesday, urging new EU rules to make electronics last longer....
15:52, 09/18/2019

Thousands to march against Madrid low-emissions zone U-turn Minister says council is putting ideology before people’s health and warns it may face EU finesSpain’s acting environment minister has warned Madrid’s new city council that its plans to scrap the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone risk putting ideo...
20:39, 06/28/2019

London ULEZ: the Ultra Low Emissions Zone explained News 30 Apr, 2019 The £12.50 daily ULEZ charge comes into force today. Here are the facts about the charge, the zone map and the cars affected...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Theresa May’s net-zero emissions target is a lot less impressive than it looks | Caroline Lucas The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late. What really matters is actionTheresa May is doing her best to grab some good headlines in the closing weeks of her premiership. Setting a target for net-zero greenhouse gas emission...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Electric taxis — a welcome drop in Nairobi's pool of emissions An electric taxi can travel 150 kilometers on full charge. As the Kenyan capital struggles with air pollution, electric taxis are seen not just as an opportunity for cleaner transport, but also to make money....
12:00, 08/28/2019

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission of carbon blamed for warming the Earth’s atmosphere by 50% by 2030. In a statement Friday, the f...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
20:26, 07/05/2019

US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’ US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’...
14:13, 06/19/2019

California, other states take Trump to court over auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to block the Trump administration from undoing California's authority to set strict car pollution rules, one of the biggest U.S. battles over climate change....
21:26, 09/20/2019

Will electric cars be able to save Volkswagen from its diesel emissions scandal? Reeling from the worst scandal in its long history, Volkswagen is making a bold, multi-billion dollar bet on electric vehicles. The move looks both like a bid to redeem itself and a bet on securing a place at the top of the future automotive world....
18:52, 09/19/2019

Trump Fight On California Auto Emissions Could Outlast Presidency The Trump administration plans to announce in the coming months a weakening of federal vehicle emissions standards, one of numerous steps reversing environmental initiatives pursued by Democratic......
18:01, 09/19/2019

Oregon set to join California with market-based plan to cut emissions Clean energy job bill would allow cap and trade of emissionsGovernor Brown: ‘Oregon can be the log that breaks the jam’Oregon is poised to becomethe second US state after California to impose a cap and trade program aimed at reducing industrial carbo...
13:52, 06/20/2019

VW's U.S. sales gains on track to erase losses from emissions scandal VW's U.S. sales were up 6.1 percent through July. If the trend continues, the brand this year will top levels last seen before its emissions scandal....
23:39, 09/02/2019

U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles that the government said had illegal software that allowed them to emit excess emissions....
22:39, 05/03/2019

New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from livestock by at least 10 percent by 2030....
19:39, 05/08/2019

Daimler CEO says meeting 2021 emissions targets will be significant challenge Cutting average emissions from the Mercedes-Benz passenger car fleet to meet the European Union's 2021 target is going to be a significant challenge, Daimler Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius said on Tuesday....
12:13, 09/10/2019

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
15:39, 06/20/2019

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
18:26, 06/04/2019

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of about 5 percent in light-vehicle emissions and a W...
01:13, 06/07/2019

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
07:13, 05/23/2019

Senator takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris asked the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate the antitrust division's decision to probe Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen....
06:52, 09/14/2019

California And 23 Other States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going ...
22:52, 09/20/2019

California and 22 other states sue Trump administration over auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards....
19:26, 09/20/2019

Shipowners Seek to Slow Services to Meet Emissions Limits Looming new environmental regulations are triggering sharp divisions in the shipping industry between vessel operators investing billions of dollars to reduce emissions and others who want to stave off the financial impact by simply slowing down ship...
16:00, 05/10/2019

California Sues the Trump Administration in Its Escalating War Over Auto Emissions California, joined by 23 other states, sued to block the administration’s unprecedented reversal of the state’s authority to set its own rules on climate-warming car emissions....
20:13, 09/20/2019

‘Worse Than Anyone Expected’: Air Travel Emissions Vastly Outpace Predictions The findings put pressure on airline executives and regulators to take stronger action to fight climate change as they prepare for a summit next week....
22:26, 09/19/2019

Adapting to extreme weather is important — but reducing emissions is key: advocate 'Adaptation is really important ... but I would say I think it’s really a side show to the much more important challenge which is reducing our carbon emissions.'...
08:00, 09/02/2019

California and 23 other states sue Trump to stop ban on auto emissions standards Governor Gavin Newsom said the state “won’t bend to the president’s reckless attacks” on the state’s clean car waiverCalifornia and 23 other states have filed a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from blocking California’s authority to set emis...
04:13, 09/21/2019

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
02:52, 07/13/2019