A blending tank holding nearly 100,000 gallons of wine leaked into a local river in Healdsburg, California, on Thursday.
The death toll from the volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island last month increased to 20 on Thursday, after two missing people were officially confirmed dead.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A 5.6 magnitude earthquake has been registered near the South Sandwich Islands in the Antarctic region, the US Geological Survey said.
While meeting with world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, US President Donald Trump let the world know that 17-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg’s win over him as Time's Person of the Year is still a troubling subject.
A giant ice disk that appeared in a river in Westbrook, Maine, last year seems to be forming in the same place this year.
The US Navy is one step closer to obtaining its proposed threefold expansion of the bombing range at Naval Air Station Fallon in Nevada after its latest environmental review of the area and in spite of pushback from lawmakers, local Native American tribes and conservationists.
Placer County Sheriff's deputies and Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue (TNSAR) have been dispatched to Alpine Meadows Ski Resort around 11:20 a.m. local time to locate several missing victims following an avalanche late Friday morning.
While some speculations went so far as to suggest mustard gas, the yellow lumps proved completely harmless.
Thousands of fish are dead after severe thunderstorms in Australia this week washed bushfire ash into the Macleay River, located in the Northern Tablelands and Mid North Coast districts of the New South Wales state.
The 2010s were the warmest decade on record, scientists at the US’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) revealed Wednesday.
A new study released on Monday reveals that 2019 was the warmest year in recorded history for the world’s oceans.
A 3-foot-wide water main ruptured in Manhattan’s Upper West Side Monday morning, flooding the streets and impacting the morning commute for many locals.
Australian firefighters said Monday that the large “megafire” with an area of around 1.5 million acres, which formed along the border between the Australian states of Victoria and New South Wales last week, is finally under control. However, the rainfall forecast for next week is unlikely to put out the hundreds of remaining fires.
The authors of the poll explained the Swedes' vote as being due to the fact that while the Swedish government has invested loads of money into climate action policies, the actual amount of carbon dioxide emissions has slightly increased.
The fires in Australia took a turn for the worse on Friday, as two fires merged into one, forming a “megablaze” with an area of around 1.5 million acres, which is roughly the size of the US state of Delaware.
The nearly four-metre-high Rök stone features the longest known runic inscription, which has previously been interpreted as dealing either with war accomplishments or mythology. The new version is that they were driven by a fear of a climate disaster.
The number of fires in the Amazon rainforest increased by 30.5% in 2019 compared to the year before, according to data by the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE).
European scientists have confirmed what many had already guessed at: 2019 was the second-hottest year ever recorded.
A video shared on Twitter on Sunday shows Royal Australian Air Force pilots trying to fly through thick plumes of orange smoke that prevented them from completing rescue missions in the Australian towns of Mallacoota and Merimbula, which have been ravaged by bushfires.
Australia has been ravaged by the worst wildfires in decades. At least 24 people and millions of animals have been killed since the fire season began in July, and thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged.