bill and ted face the music Aug 26

Excellent! Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter on Why Bill & Ted Continue to Party on Dude

NBC LA entertainment reporter Heather Brooker sits down with Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter to talk about their epic new movie, “Bill & Ted Face The Music.” It premieres in select theate...

  • player Apr 16, 2019

    Global Warming Is Shrinking Glaciers Faster Than Scientists Thought, Study Finds

    Earth’s glaciers are melting much faster than scientists thought. A new study shows they are losing 369 billion tons of snow and ice each year, more than half of that in North America. The most comprehensive measurement of glaciers worldwide found that thousands of inland masses of snow compressed into ice are shrinking 18 percent faster than...
  • social media Apr 16, 2019

    Beyond Paper Straws: More Hacks for Reducing Plastic at Home

    To help the environment by cutting down on non-compostable plastics, many people have begun saying no to plastic straws and are bringing reusable bags to the grocery store instead of accepting new plastic ones. But many more small steps like those can be taken. “There are so many simple changes you can make at home,” says Melissa Ozawa,...
  • judge Apr 16, 2019

    Environmental Groups to Sue Shell Over Climate Change

    Climate activists delivered a court summons Friday to oil company Shell in a court case aimed at forcing it to do more to rein in carbon emissions. Friends of the Earth Netherlands, one of the groups involved, said it wants a court in The Hague to order Shell to reduce its carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 compared to 2010...

  • Apr 16, 2019

    Al Roker Travels to the Arctic for Firsthand Look at Climate Change

    What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. And scientists studying global warming are trying to learn why, TODAY reports. That’s why Al Roker headed to Utqiagvik, Alaska, considered ground zero for climate change, and learn from the scientists gathering critical information there that could help save the Earth. Formerly known as Barrow,...
  • New York Apr 16, 2019

    Cities Around the World Turn Off Lights to Mark Earth Hour

    Cities around the world marked Earth Hour on Saturday by turning off lights at 8:30 p.m. local time in a call for global action on climate change. Earth Hour, spearheaded by the World Wildlife Fund, calls for greater awareness and more sparing use of resources, especially fossil fuels that produce carbon gases and lead to global warming. Beginning ...
  • Donald Trump Apr 16, 2019

    Judge Restores Obama-Era Drilling Ban in Arctic

    President Donald Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, a U.S. judge said in a ruling that restored the Obama-era restrictions. U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason in a decision late Friday threw out Trump’s executive order tha...
  • Attorney Apr 16, 2019

    US Sues California, Says Water Policy Violates Law

    The federal government sued California on Thursday over a water policy it said violates the state’s environmental protection law. The U.S. Department of Justice filed suit in Sacramento federal court to block a contentious plan approved in December to increase river flows in the San Joaquin River and three tributaries to help revive dwindling...
  • player Apr 16, 2019

    Key Melting Greenland Glacier Is Growing Again — For Now

    A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds. Around 2012, the Jakobshavn glacier was retreating about 1.8 miles (3 kilometers) and thinning nearly 130 feet (almost 40 meters) annually. But it started growing again at about the same rate in the past two......
  • Donald Trump Apr 16, 2019

    Planet Savior Or Horror Show? Green New Deal Inflames Debate

    To Democratic supporters, the Green New Deal is a touchstone, a call to arms to combat climate change with the full measure of the nation’s resources and technological might. “A mission to save all of creation,” in the words of Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey, one of the plan’s lead authors. To Republican opponents, the muc...
  • Donald Trump Apr 16, 2019

    Midwest Floods Expose Threat to Military Posed by Climate Change

    The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military’s Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by airmen and others. They had to scramble to save sensitive equipment, munitions and dozens of aircraft. Days into the flooding, muddy water was still lapping at almost 80 flooded buildings at Nebrask...
  • Donald Trump Apr 16, 2019

    US Judge Blocks Oil, Gas Drilling Over Climate Change

    A judge blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in Wyoming and said the federal government must consider the cumulative climate change impact of leasing broad swaths of U.S. public land for oil and gas exploration. The order marks the latest in a string of court rulings over the past decade — including one......
  • Governor Apr 16, 2019

    Hawaii Considers Nation's 1st Statewide Ban on Plastics in Restaurants

    Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean. Dozens of cities nationwide have banned plastic foam containers, but Hawaii’s measure targeting fast-food and full-service restaurants would make it the first state to do so. The liberal sta...
  • Ohio Apr 16, 2019

    Analysis: Heat Is Setting Records Twice as Often as Cold

    Over the past 20 years, Americans have been twice as likely to sweat through record-breaking heat rather than shiver through record-setting cold, a new Associated Press data analysis shows. The AP looked at 424 weather stations throughout the Lower 48 states that had consistent temperature records since 1920 and counted how many times daily hot tem...
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