Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

Warming May Be Worse Than Experts Think: Study

Warming May Be Worse Than Experts Think: Study

Most computer simulations of climate change are underestimating by at least one degree Fahrenheit how warm the world will get this century, a new study suggests. It all comes down to clouds and how much...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

UN: Over 130 Countries Will Sign Climate Agreement April 22

UN: Over 130 Countries Will Sign Climate Agreement April 22

The U.N. says a record number of more than 130 countries will sign the landmark agreement to tackle climate change at an April 22 ceremony at U.N. headquarters. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is hosting...

Monday, Apr 18, 2016

Skies of Lettuce: Rooftop Greenhouses Sprout in Big Cities

Skies of Lettuce: Rooftop Greenhouses Sprout in Big Cities

Viraj Puri didn’t have much of a green thumb seven years ago. Now he runs a company that produces 20 million heads of lettuce a year. Puri is the co-founder and CEO of Gotham Greens, a company that grows basil,...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016
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By Elizabeth Arakelian

PHOTOS: Look Inside Rooftop Greenhouses

You have to look up to find lettuce grown by urban farming company Gotham Greens.... View gallery

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Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

Largest Rooftop Greenhouse in World Is in Chicago

Largest Rooftop Greenhouse in World Is in Chicago

A New York company called Gotham Greens has built what its owners claim is the largest rooftop greenhouse in the world on Chicago's far South Side.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

Federal Report Says Global Warming Making US Sick

Federal Report Says Global Warming Making US Sick

Man-made global warming is making America sicker, and it's only going to get worse, according to a new federal government report. The 332-page report issued Monday by the Obama administration said global warming...

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

WATCH: Gray Whale Puts on Show in Southern Calif.

WATCH: Gray Whale Puts on Show in Southern Calif.

A Pacific gray whale put on a show at Southern California's Redondo Beach, popping its huge head out of the waves and rolling around in the surf. The Daily Breeze newspaper recorded video Wednesday as...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

Calls for Change in Battling Cigarette Butt Litter

Calls for Change in Battling Cigarette Butt Litter

Cigarette butts are not normally given top billing in discussions about tobacco-related problems. But they should be, environmental experts say. The USDA estimates that about 360 billion cigarettes are consumed...

Monday, Apr 11, 2016

Human Induced Earthquakes Across US Raise Chances of Damaging Tremors

Human Induced Earthquakes Across US Raise Chances of Damaging Tremors

Around 7 million people live in places vulnerable to man-made tremors, according to a first ever report from the U.S. Geological Survey on the hazards of human-induced quakes. For the first time, the United...

Friday, Mar 18, 2016

Zuckerberg Runs Through Toxic Air in Beijing

Zuckerberg Runs Through Toxic Air in Beijing

A photo of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg jogging Friday morning in downtown Beijing's choking smog has prompted a torrent of amusing comments and some mockery on Chinese social media. Zuckerberg is...

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Truck Crash Prompts Barricaded Person Situation in Windsor

Truck Crash Prompts Barricaded Person Situation in Windsor

Police are responding to a barricaded person situation in Windsor, Hartford police said.

Man in Small WWII Plane Crash into Hudson Identified: NYPD

Man in Small WWII Plane Crash into Hudson Identified: NYPD

A small World War II vintage plane crashed in the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey Friday evening, and police say they have recovered a body from the sunken aircraft. The FAA said a World War...

Woman Found Dead on Stratford Beach Identified

Woman Found Dead on Stratford Beach Identified

Police have identified the woman whose body was found on a beach in Stratford this week.

World's Largest Hedge Fund Gets $22 Million Loan From Connecticut

World's Largest Hedge Fund Gets $22 Million Loan From Connecticut

A commission approved a $22 million loan and grant package on Friday to help the world's largest hedge fund upgrade and expand its offices despite questions about whether the deal makes financial sense for...

 Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency

Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency

Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency ahead of expected heavy rains, and warned that levees could be overtopped, NBC News reported. "Areas along the Missouri River and its tributaries in...

Company Moving Woman to Avon Left With Broken Items

Company Moving Woman to Avon Left With Broken Items

As the busy moving season begins, experts suggest researching moving companies extensively and thoroughly reading through your contract before signing the dotted line.