Deep Blue Directory

Firefighters in Bolivia lose hope of taming blazes as burned area doubles - Bolivian volunteer firefighters, exhausted from battling blazes sweeping rapidly across the country's lowlands, are starting to lose hope and retreat from the front lines of some infernos in the drought-stricken region.
Sun, 22 Sep 2019 06:04:23 -0400
Big companies commit to slash emissions ahead of U.N. climate summit - Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon future, organizers said on Sunday.
Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:34:20 -0400
Torrential Imelda rains kill 2, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston - Tropical Storm Imelda dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, killing at least two people, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds from flooded cars, the airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power.
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 17:48:29 -0400
Lorena weakens to a tropical storm as it nears mainland Mexico - Hurricane Lorena weakened to a tropical storm as it approached northwestern Mexico on Saturday, bringing with it heavy wind and rain, U.S. forecasters said.
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 17:47:06 -0400
Magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocks buildings in Albania - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 and an aftershock only slightly weaker shook the Albanian port town of Durres on Saturday, rocking buildings there and in the capital Tirana and sending residents rushing into the streets and parks for safety.
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 15:19:05 -0400
Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action - Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 14:16:58 -0400
After strikes, youth climate activists keep pressure on leaders - Young climate change activists delivered a strong message to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday: If elected officials do not take strong actions to combat climate change, they will be voted out of office.
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 14:16:58 -0400
Arctic expedition to investigate 'epicenter of climate change' - Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change.
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 14:14:07 -0400
In tech 'awakening,' U.S. workers at Google, Amazon join climate protests - Hundreds of workers from Google, Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climate-change marches in San Francisco and Seattle, saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action.
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:24:50 -0400
Hurricane Lorena drenches parts of Gulf of California, moves north of Mexico's Los Cabos - Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of the Gulf of California with heavy rains and strong winds on Friday evening, wrongfooting meteorologists with a shift that sent it moving northwest away from the Mexican beach resorts of Los Cabos.
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