Indian PM offers solar power to Pacific island nations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday offered to illuminate thousands of homes in Pacific island nations with solar power in a bid to help them combat climate change and natural disasters.

Ashley Madison faces $578M Canadian class-action lawsuit

Two Canadian law firms have filed a $578 million class-action lawsuit against the companies that run Ashley Madison after a hacker group's data breach exposed some 39 million memberships in the adultery website earlier this ...

NASA sees development of Tropical Storm Kilo

A new tropical storm formed in the Central Pacific Ocean today, August 21, named Kilo. NASA's Aqua satellite passed the storm when it was a developing low pressure area the day before.

NASA sees diminutive Hurricane Danny from space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured an image of Hurricane Danny moving through the Central Atlantic Ocean. Satellite data indicates that Danny is a small Category 2 hurricane, in which hurricane-force ...

NASA sees wide-eyed Typhoon Atsani ready to curve

NASA's Aqua satellite saw a clear and large eye in Typhoon Atsani when it passed overhead on August 21, as the storm begins to turn to the northeast and curve away from Japan.

Basic energy rights for low-income populations proposed

Low-income populations deserve basic energy rights to protect them from "energy insecurity" and the environmental and related health risks from living in "energy sacrifice zones" where energy is produced. The disproportionate ...

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