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  • Electric sales are up in Winter Park -- but not because of the heat

    Electric sales are up in Winter Park -- but not because of the heat
    After months of the summer heat getting broken by afternoon storms and downpours, then a recent dry spell that sent temperatures soaring to 98 degrees, it’s no surprise that electric sales and usage in Winter Park are rising with the temperatures....
  • Nuclear power is indeed greener -- unless sea levels continue to rise [Letter]

    Nuclear power is indeed greener -- unless sea levels continue to rise [Letter]
    Commentator Dan Ervin's recent discussion of the region's need for nuclear power argues that green alternatives such as wind and solar power can't adequately meet our energy needs ("The nuclear option Aug. 26). He goes on to describe how green nuclear...
  • Weather: Dangerous storms are tearing across Central Florida right now

    Weather: Dangerous storms are tearing across Central Florida right now
    Scattered storms are rolling over parts of Central Florida this afternoon. These storms are capable of producing lightning, heavy rainfall and wind gusts up to 40 mph. A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts over most of...
  • Chance of 'megadrought' in U.S. Southwest now 50%, study concludes

    Chance of 'megadrought' in U.S. Southwest now 50%, study concludes
    The chance of a "megadrought" gripping the Southwest for more than 30 years has increased to 50%, scientists say, which means bad news for California's already parched landscape. The odds of a 10-year drought afflicting the southwestern U.S. have...
  • Surf's down: Big California waves from Hurricane Marie to fizzle out

    Surf's down: Big California waves from Hurricane Marie to fizzle out
    Large waves from Hurricane Marie that have been pounding the Southern California coast are expected to diminish by Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service. A large south swell generated by Hurricane Marie, now a tropical storm, will...
  • One more day of low humidity, sunshine forecast Friday

    One more day of low humidity, sunshine forecast Friday
    Low humidity, sunny skies and highs in the mid-80s are forecast Friday before muggy air brings clouds and storm chances for the weekend. Dew points are forecast in the 50s making the air feel cool and dry, but with clear skies, sunshine could be...
  • The role of health care in preventing climate catastrophes

    This week, leading health authorities are huddled at World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, discussing how to confront one of the most urgent threats to humanity. It's not Ebola. And it's not HIV/AIDS, malaria, cancer, obesity,...
  • Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no

    In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters. It's an embryonic form of sea ice: a mush of microscopic crystals that floats on the dense, salty water of the Southern Ocean. As winter takes...
  • South Korea output strong but soft exports keep door open for rate cut

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's industrial output grew for a second month in July, adding to signs of improving domestic consumption, but some analysts are wagering on another interest rate cut as stubbornly weak global demand drags on the export-...
  • ECB's Nowotny says worried about euro zone economy

    ALPBACH Austria (Reuters) - European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny is worried about the euro zone economy, which he said was showing signs of clouding over. Asked about inflation and unemployment, he told reporters: "I am concerned as well. What...
  • Climate change poses challenges to Haiti's coffee production, study says

    Haiti's coffee production, which is enjoying a sweet comeback, could be adversely affected by warmer temperatures and less rainfall in the future, a study released Thursday by Catholic Relief Services said. The humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church...