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Scenes of Destruction as Cyclone Fani Hits India

Cyclone Fani made landfall near Puri, India, on Friday. The storm has led to the destruction of buildings and trees, mass evacuations and possibly deaths.
Past Tense: New York Rain: Vintage Sights and Sounds of a Soaked City

Past Tense: New York Rain: Vintage Sights and Sounds of a Soaked City

Pedestrians crossing Maiden Lane in the rain as the World Trade Center is being constructed behind them. April 2, 1970.
After 700 displaced, India’s northeast to see more severe thunderstorms

After 700 displaced, India’s northeast to see more severe thunderstorms

A cyclonic circulation is persisting over Assam and adjoining parts of Meghalaya.

America's renewable energy capacity overtakes coal for the first time

America's renewable energy capacity has overtaken coal for the first time ever. According to a report by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the addition of new solar, wind and hydro
Renewable energy capacity surpasses coal in the United States for the first time

Renewable energy capacity surpasses coal in the United States for the first time

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has published its regular update on United States energy infrastructure through the month of April 2019. And in that month something significant happened—for
Floating wind farms just became a serious business

Floating wind farms just became a serious business

Danish energy-trading firm Danske Commodities said it will buy all of Hywind Scotland's power over 20 years.
Renewable electricity beat out coal for the first time in April

Renewable electricity beat out coal for the first time in April

Seasonal shifts helped, but long-term changes underlie the record.
Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece

Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said.
Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows

Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened.
Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows

Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened.
Job creation in India’s renewable energy industry more than halved last fiscal

Job creation in India’s renewable energy industry more than halved last fiscal

Failing to provide adequate employment to a burgeoning number of young people.
Stop using India’s coal power plants as an excuse for climate inaction

Stop using India’s coal power plants as an excuse for climate inaction

India is ranked one of the greenest countries on the Climate Change Performance Index, alongside Norway, Denmark, and the UK.
The Republican Climate Closet

The Republican Climate Closet

When will believers in global warming come out?
Delingpole: Boris Johnson's Looming Wind Disaster

Delingpole: Boris Johnson's Looming Wind Disaster

Boris Johnson's government is shuffling towards a gigantic cliff edge which has nothing to do with Brexit. The looming disaster can be summed up in one word: renewables.
Delingpole: Donald 'Batman' Trump and Michael 'The Joker' Moore Join Forces Against #FakeEnergy Renewables

Delingpole: Donald 'Batman' Trump and Michael 'The Joker' Moore Join Forces Against #FakeEnergy Renewables

The world is finally waking up to the horror of bat-chomping, bird-slicing eco-crucifixes.
Trump administration sabotages the largest U.S. offshore wind farm project

Trump administration sabotages the largest U.S. offshore wind farm project

Last May, Massachusetts announced that Vineyard Wind—a project to build 800 megawatts worth of wind turbines off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, had won a bid to begin production. The project promises

Watch: Over 150 mattresses fly through park on a windy day

These air mattresses were set up in a grassy Denver area for a four-night "Bed Cinema" event last weekend, but began to charge across the park with the help of a wind gust. Some of them even hopped a
What Hurricane Categories Mean, and What They Don’t Tell You

What Hurricane Categories Mean, and What They Don’t Tell You

Here are the factors that help label big storms like Hurricane Dorian, which is making its way toward Florida.
Hurricane Dorian Batters Bahamas, Killing at Least 5: ‘a Historic Tragedy’

Hurricane Dorian Batters Bahamas, Killing at Least 5: ‘a Historic Tragedy’

Dorian may be super-powerful, but it’s moving at a snail’s pace. That gives its torrential rains more time to produce floods, and its winds more time to destroy.