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Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 01:41 PM PDT

Calls Increase for Democrats to Face Climate Change in Miami

Calls Increase for Democrats to Face Climate Change in Miami

Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of South Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this week's presidential debates...

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 04:45 AM PDT

Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a 'Health Emergency'

Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a 'Health Emergency'

As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate...

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 05:35 AM PDT

Device to Trap Plastic Waste in Pacific Ocean Relaunches

Device to Trap Plastic Waste in Pacific Ocean Relaunches

A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Boyan Slat, creator...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 04:43 PM PDT

Scientists Predicting Record Dead Zone in Chesapeake Bay

Scientists Predicting Record Dead Zone in Chesapeake Bay

Some ecologists at the University of Maryland are worried that a large spot of low oxygen in the Chesapeake Bay could harm the state's seafood industry. News outlets report environmental scientists from...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 04:57 PM PDT

70 Climate Protesters Arrested Outside New York Times

70 Climate Protesters Arrested Outside New York Times

Dozens of protesters from the climate action group Extinction Rebellion have been arrested after they blocked traffic outside The New York Times building. The protesters hung banners on the Times building in...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 06:08 AM PDT

Restaurants Could Be 1st to Get Genetically Modified Salmon

Restaurants Could Be 1st to Get Genetically Modified Salmon

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 (4.5 kilograms) in indoor tanks,...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 09:46 AM PDT

Learn How to Make Your Travel Experience Eco-Friendly

Learn How to Make Your Travel Experience Eco-Friendly

If you’re thinking about traveling this summer for your vacations, consider this: Ecotourism is becoming increasingly popular among travelers lately. You might want to try it, too. You may be wondering what...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 12:07 PM PDT

Survey Sees Biggest US Honeybee Winter Die-Off Yet

Survey Sees Biggest US Honeybee Winter Die-Off Yet

Winter hit U.S. honeybees hard with the highest loss rate yet, an annual survey of beekeepers showed. The annual nationwide survey by the Bee Informed Partnership found 37.7% of honeybee colonies died this past...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 07:19 AM PDT

Boaty McBoatface Makes Big Climate Discovery on 1st Mission

Boaty McBoatface Makes Big Climate Discovery on 1st Mission

The unmanned yellow submarine named Boaty McBoatface in a public vote in Britain three years ago discovered a link between Antarctic winds and rising sea temperatures, a significant climate change finding, on...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 01:12 PM PDT

US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement

US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement

After decades of improvement, America's air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier, federal data shows. While it remains...

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Mother of Tierrasanta Toddler Found Dead in Car Arrested
Mother of Tierrasanta Toddler Found Dead in Car Arrested

The mother of a toddler found dead inside a car in Tierrasanta in early August was taken into custody Thursday and booked at Las Colinas Detention Facility on child cruelty charges, the San Diego Police...

3-Minute Video, 911 Call Detail Poway Synagogue Shooting
3-Minute Video, 911 Call Detail Poway Synagogue Shooting

Surveillance video from a Poway synagogue was shown in court Thursday depicting the moment a gunman charged into the place of worship with an assault rifle and opened fire before congregants chased him away.

Gunman Tells 911 Dispatchers 'I Just Shot Up A Synagogue'
Gunman Tells 911 Dispatchers 'I Just Shot Up A Synagogue'

Moments after the suspected gunman opened fire on a Poway synagogue in April, he called 911 to report his attack.

Hit-and-Run Suspect with Toddler In Car Hits Border Patrol SUV
Hit-and-Run Suspect with Toddler In Car Hits Border Patrol SUV

A woman who damaged a U.S. Border Patrol SUV and other civilian vehicles in a hit-and-run was arrested on the shoulder of State Route 905 Thursday, and a child riding in her back seat was hospitalized.

2nd Day of MSNBC’s Climate Forum Coincides With Global Protests
2nd Day of MSNBC’s Climate Forum Coincides With Global Protests

Presidential candidates will take the stage for a second day Friday to detail their plans for fighting climate change as part of a televised forum hosted by MSNBC. Meanwhile, global climate protests were also...

#OnFriar Podcast: Lamenting an Awful Road Trip
#OnFriar Podcast: Lamenting an Awful Road Trip

The Padres went 1-6 on the road so we try to come up with reasons to keep watching them