KAZAN, RUSSIA - NOVEMBER 20, 2017: A logo at a Shell petrol station in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia; the demand for petrol in Russia is expected to rise by 0.8% by the end of 2017, as compared to the end of 2016, after four years of no growth according to the Petromarket research group; in April 2017, prime minister Medvedev stated that average petrol prices in Russia increased by 4.1% in 2016, which is below inflation rates. Yegor Aleyev/TASS (Photo by Yegor Aleyev\TASS via Getty Images)

In 1998, Shell Predicted It Would Be Sued Over Climate Crisis Someday

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell was well aware of the world-altering climate risks associated with carbon dioxide emissions by at least the mid-1980s, according to a trove of internal company documents re...
07/04/2018 9:33 AM IST
A news report about former FBI Director James Comey plays on a television as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the press cabin aboard Air Force One on his way to Washington after viewing damage from Hurricane Irma in Florida, U.S. September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trump Watches Up To 8 Hours Of TV Per Day

President Donald Trump, who just last month said he's too busy "reading documents" to watch much television, spends up to 8 hours in front of the TV each day, according to a new report. White House ai...
10/12/2017 11:04 AM IST
Director Quentin Tarantino (L) points at producer Harvey Weinstein at the after-party for the premiere of "Grindhouse" in Los Angeles March 26, 2007. The movie features two full length horror movies, "Death Proof" and "Planet Terror", written and directed respectively by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez. The movie opens in the U.S. on April 6. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)

Quentin Tarantino On Weinstein: 'I Knew He Did A Couple Of These Things'

WASHINGTON — Academy Award-winning filmmaker Quentin Tarantino for decades has been hearing about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual abuse, and regrets not taking the accusatio...
20/10/2017 7:36 PM IST
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Harvey Lowered To Category 1 Storm, But 'Catastrophic Flooding' To Come

Hurricane Harvey made landfall late Friday as a stronger-than-expected Category 4 storm. At the request of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, President Donald Trump signed a presidential disaster declaratio...
26/08/2017 5:44 PM IST
This picture taken on July 25, 2014 shows people cooling off in a waterpark in Suining, southwest China's Sichuan province. Meteorological departments issued an orange alert for high temperature as a heat wave embraces Sichuan province, with temperature of most area topped 37 , local media reported. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly Heat Waves Could Threaten 3 in 4 People By 2100

WASHINGTON — If humans fail to drastically cut carbon emissions, 3 in 4 people on the planet could be exposed to deadly heat waves by the end of the century, a new study has found. And even if c...
21/06/2017 8:41 AM IST