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12/22/2014 01:56 PM
It's down to the wire for online shopping

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014 file photo, courier Michael Price loads packages onto a truck for delivery at a FedEx facility in Marietta, Ga. FedEx, UPS and e-commerce retailers are trying to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather and a surge in late orders caused delivery delays. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)ATLANTA (AP) — As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather and a surge in late orders from shoppers caused delivery delays.



12/22/2014 01:17 PM
Top firms' greenhouse gas emissions rise, despite call for cuts
By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Greenhouse gas emissions by the world's top 500 companies rose 3.1 percent from 2010 to 2013, far off the cuts urged by the United Nations to limit global warming, a study showed on Monday. The top 500 firms by capitalization accounted for 13.8 percent of world greenhouse gas emissions and 28 percent of gross domestic product in 2013, according to the report, drawn up by the information provider Thomson Reuters and BSD Consulting, a global sustainability consultancy. ...
12/22/2014 12:49 PM
AccuWeather: Cloudy and Damp

AccuWeather: Cloudy and DampMeteorologist Karen Rogers says there's a Winter Weather Advisory for the Poconos.



12/22/2014 12:07 PM
Meet the US Senate's most important anti-environmentalist

Meet the US Senate's most important anti-environmentalistIn 2003, Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) and then-chair of the Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, took to the Senate floor and asked, “With all of the hysteria, all of the fear, all of the phony science, could it be that man-made global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people?” More than 10 years of science has been completed since Inhofe first posed his question. Nearly all of it shows climate change is definitely not a hoax. That hasn’t stopped Sen. Inhofe and other conservative politicians from waging a crusade against climate policy and science. ...



12/22/2014 09:41 AM
Weather: A Mild, Wet Run-Up To Christmas

12/22/2014 08:07 AM
Australia family found after 10 days in wilderness

In this Dec 22, 2014 photo provided by Queensland Police, Steven Van Lonkhuyzen, left, with his sons Timothy, 5, second left, and Ethan, 7, third left, speaks to farmer Tom Wagner, center, and a park ranger in the remote Expedition National Park, northwest of Brisbane in Australia. Their ordeal began Dec. 11 when dad Steven Van Lonkhuyzen took a wrong turn during a family road trip and then got his four-wheel-drive vehicle bogged in mud. The family was rescued Sunday, Dec. 21 after farmer Wagner went searching and found them in the remote Expedition National Park. (AP Photo/Queenland Police)SYDNEY (AP) — A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in a hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in the Australian wilderness with little food and in weather conditions that ranged from stormy to scorching.



12/22/2014 05:29 AM
Family Found After Disappearing For 10 Days In Australian Park

Family Found After Disappearing For 10 Days In Australian ParkSYDNEY (AP) — A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in a hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in the Australian wilderness with little food and in weather conditions that ranged from stormy to scorching.Their ordeal began Dec. 11 when dad Steven Van Lonkhuyzen took a wrong turn during a family...



12/22/2014 02:58 AM
Wild weather threatens millions of holiday travelers

Wild weather threatens millions of holiday travelersColorado braces for lots of snow; Gulf Coast could see hail and damaging wind; airport delays possible along Eastern Seaboard



12/21/2014 07:51 PM
Global warming blamed for Pacific coral bleaching

An undated handout photo received from the Australian Institute of Marine Science on October 2, 2012 shows bleaching on a coral reef in Australia's Great Barrier ReefThe Marshall Islands is experiencing its worst-ever coral bleaching as global warming threatens reefs across the entire northern Pacific, scientists said Monday. Marine researchers said an El Nino weather pattern had been developing in recent months, raising ocean temperatures and stressing delicate coral reefs. "The worst coral bleaching event ever recorded for the Marshall Islands has been occurring since mid-September," Karl Fellenius, a Majuro-based marine scientist with the University of Hawaii told AFP.




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