Israel: Wildfires rage across Haifa forcing residents to flee

Israel: Wildfires rage across Haifa forcing residents to flee

Raging wildfires have been spreading across many parts of Israel fanned by unusually strong easterly winds. It is feared that more than 2,000 acres of land has been affected by the fires, which has also forced nearly 80,000 people to flee their homes in Haifa. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has suggested arsonists to be involved in the incident and has called for foreign help. Nov 25, 2016
How the mega supermoon had people transfixed all over the world

How the mega supermoon had people transfixed all over the world

On 14 November, a mega supermoon appeared in the night sky closer to Earth than it has been at any point in the last 68 years. This close time frame has not been witnessed since 1948 and it won’t happen again until 25 November, 2034. Heres how the rising 2016 supermoon appeared in various places around the world. Nov 14, 2016
How the mega supermoon had people transfixed all over the world

How the mega supermoon had people transfixed all over the world

On 14 November, a mega supermoon appeared in the night sky closer to Earth than it has been at any point in the last 68 years. This close time frame has not been witnessed since 1948 and it won’t happen again until 25 November, 2034. Heres how the rising 2016 supermoon appeared in various places around the world. Nov 14, 2016
Scientists mission to find the oldest ice on Earth

Scientists mission to find the oldest ice on Earth

A British Antarctic Survey team of scientists is leaving for the ice in East Antarctica to try to find the oldest ice on Earth. They will drill a core of ice three kilometres deep at two different sites. The ice contains ancient air bubbles that were trapped 1.5million years ago. Measuring the composition of air in these bubbles will give scientists a picture of the ancient atmosphere and climate. Nov 14, 2016
Donald Trump climate change policy catastrophic says French environment minister

Donald Trump climate change policy catastrophic says French environment minister

Following President-elect Donald Trumps election-campaign threats that the United States will end its involvement in global climate change programmes, Frances environment minister Ségolène Royal has said this would be absolutely catastrophic and would weaken America. However, she expressed the hope that Trump may not follow through on his campaign promise to an electorate that has not understood that global warming is a reality. Nov 12, 2016
John Kerry: We will try to implement Paris climate deal before Trump assumes office

John Kerry: We will try to implement Paris climate deal before Trump assumes office

During a visit to New Zealand US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about the future of climate change politics.People worldwide are fearful after President-elect Donald Trump said the US will quit the Paris Agreement.Kerry said the Obama administration would try to implement a global agreement against climate change before Trump takes office. Nov 13, 2016
Witnesses of New Zealand Earthquake: It was horrible

Witnesses of New Zealand Earthquake: It was horrible

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake has caused widespread damage in New Zealand. People evacuated their homes on the South Islands east coast, after the quake generated a tsunami.The epicentre was inland, 57 miles north-east of Christchurch.In 2011, a 6.3 earthquake killed 185 people on the South Island. The number of causalities from todays earthquake have not been confirmed. Nov 13, 2016
Severe flooding kills at least one in South Africa

Severe flooding kills at least one in South Africa

At least one person is said to have died when severe flooding hit areas of Johannesburg, South Africa, on 9 November. The suburban ares of Edenvale and Bedfordview were worst affected wth 150 cars damaged on major roads. The video shows flood waters gushing down the street partially submerging a car. Nov 10, 2016
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