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By Degrees: For Gordon Hamilton, a Life of Discovery and Danger

Dr. Hamilton, who was killed in Antarctica over the weekend, studied glaciers with our future in mind, and with a smile.

Taking Down Dams and Letting the Fish Flow

On the Penobscot in Maine and other rivers in the U.S., several endangered species are rebounding with the reopening of spawning areas.

Gordon Hamilton, Climate Scientist, Dies in Accident in Antarctica

The 50-year-old University of Maine researcher, who was studying changes in sea levels, died when his snowmobile went into a crevasse.

Indian Ministry Pushes To Reclassify Large Hydro Projects As Renewable

The Indian Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is pushing for reclassification of large hydro power projects as renewable energy projects. The Minister for New & Renewable Energy, Power and Coal, Piyush Goyal, recently announced that he will propose the reclassification of large hydro power projects to the Cabinet of Ministers. Show More Summary

In Peru, this young activist is sparking a movement for climate justice

Majandra Rodriguez Acha found creative ways to unite her nation’s young climate activists.

Greenhouse gases reach symbolic milestone; opens 'new era' - WMO

OSLO (Reuters) - Greenhouse gases rose to a symbolic milestone in 2015, taking climate change into a new phase which could last generations even if governments act to curb man-made global warming, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday.

Ducks see progress in 4-2 home-opening win over Vancouver Canucks

The undisciplined play, the missed passes and the disjointed flow of the early season washed away like a good rain for the Ducks.  It took more than four games, but they’ve resembled more the outfit they’d like to be, and it came with the bells and whistles of a home opener in Sunday’s 4-2 win...

Kicking fails Seahawks and Cardinals in 6-6 tie

Seattle's Stephen Hauschka and Arizona's Chandler Catanzaro missed short field goals that would have won the game in overtime and the Seahawks and Cardinals settled for a 6-6 tie Sunday night.  Hauschka's 27-yard field goal was wide left with seven seconds left after Catanzaro's 24-yarder bounced...

Justin Davis' return is unlikely when USC plays California

USC running back Justin Davis hopped around behind the line of scrimmage during Sunday’s practice, but he was just a spectator. He was wearing a practice jersey, but no pads. His sprained ankle was not encased in a boot, but he was in shorts. He did not bring a helmet. Davis’ high ankle sprain...

India Waives Off Inter-state Transmission Charges For Renewable Energy

The Ministry of Power, under the central government of India, has confirmed that charges for inter-state transmission of renewable energy have been waived off. The ministry had first proposed to remove the inter-state transmission charges last year and had asked the state governments to work on the proposal. Show More Summary

Monday's TV Highlights: 'Kevin Can Wait' on CBS

SERIES Kevin Can Wait Ray Romano and Lindsay Broad guest star as a couple whose son (guest star Graydon Peter Yosowitz) becomes friends with Jack (James DiGiacomo). Kevin James, and Erinn Hayes star. 8 p.m. CBS Supergirl Lynda Carter (“Wonder Woman”) guest stars as the American president who...

Gaffes continue to blur college playoff picture

Something about the loss left Ohio State feeling particularly bitter. The Buckeyes had outplayed underdog Penn State all night long, winning most of the offensive and defensive battles, but had seen their hopes for an undefeated season undone by two gaffes on special teams. “Blocked punts, blocked...

Chargers overcome 17-point deficit to beat Falcons in overtime

Josh Lambo's 42-yard field goal in overtime gave San Diego its first road win of the year as the Chargers rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 33-30 on Sunday.  The Chargers (3-4) trailed 27-10 in the second quarter. They had lost 11 of their past 12 road games.  Linebacker...

Beach Goth's lineup had the goods, but fest may not be ready for its close-up

This is a golden era for the kind of festival that Beach Goth set out to be. A growing crop of events — Desert Daze, Burgerama, Diversion and Further Future among them — are going intimate, with capacity for just a few thousand fans in off-the-grid locations. The acts are packaged in imaginative...

10 Freeway reopens after bus crash

Live updates: 13 people killed in tour bus crash on 10 Freeway Oct. 23, 2016, 4:01 p.m. A tour bus owned by an Alhambra-based company and a big rig collided on the 10 Freeway in Desert Hot Springs early Sunday.What we know so far:13 people were killed and 31 others injuredMore than three dozen...

Washington state 'grossly' unprepared for major quake: report

(Reuters) - Washington state is grossly unprepared for a large earthquake and tsunami that may strike in the coming decades, putting it at risk for a humanitarian disaster, the Seattle Times reported on Sunday, citing a draft government report.

5 passengers in critical condition, 25 others injured, hospitals say

Live coverage: Tour bus collides with big rig in fatal crash in Desert Hot Springs Oct. 23, 2016, 11:09 a.m. An early morning collision between an Alhambra-based tour bus and a big rig in Desert Hot Springs has killed a number of passengers and left two dozen more injured, according to the California...

London Rams fans are hopeful for No. 1 pick Jared Goff

Peter Fox of Cornwall, England, became an NFL fan years ago while watching games during night feedings of his daughter, Mollie. He became a Rams fan this summer when he watched HBO’s “Hard Knocks.” Fox, his wife Helen and Mollie were decked out in Rams gear on Sunday when the Rams played the New...

St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy to begin playing football in 2017

St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy in Downey has announced that it will begin playing varsity football in 2017. Re-established as a co-ed school in 2013, it had a long tradition of playing football when it was Pius X. Here's the link to the school's announcement. For the latest on high school sports,...

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