Thousands of flights canceled, power out as storms approach DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of U.S. flights were canceled or delayed Monday as forecasts warned of destructive powerful storms including tornadoes, hail and lightning and residents were warned to stay indoors and prepare for the worst. Just after 5 p.m., it began to rain in the Washington area, and the sky began to turn an … Read more

Wildfires, New York air pollution and the climate emergency

NEW YORK, USA – JUNE 6: An orange haze lit the skies over the east on Tuesday … [+] Morning as smoke from a wildfire spread east from Canada on June 6, 2023 in New York, USA. Air quality warnings have been issued for much of the Northeast. (Photo by Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu Agency via … Read more