A first-of-its-kind agreement is reason for hope for people in Madera County who have been plagued by wildfire damage.
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Add this latest discovery to the list of strange things found in Lake Wylie over the years.
- Idaho Statesman
Boise has been shaking since spring 2020.
(Bloomberg) -- Wisconsin is investigating a methane plume that was spotted by a satellite last week. The state launched a probe after being contacted by Bloomberg News about a plume of methane detected in southwest Wisconsin by Kayrros SAS, which relied on a Sept. 10 satellite observation from the European Space Agency. The geoanalytics company estimated an emissions rate of 30 tons of methane an hour was needed to generate the release.“The DNR was made aware of a potential methane plume in Sout
On a cool July dawn, 11-year-old Henry Herrera and his father were outside their home in Tularosa, New Mexico, when they saw a bright light and heard the boom of what turned out to be the world's first atomic bomb test. Hours later, their home was covered in ash.Why it matters: Three-quarters of a century later, Hispanic and Mescalero Apache families and descendants of those living near the Trinity Test are dealing with rare cancers that have devastated nearly four generations, while the federal
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The Anishinaabe people are rallying to save their lakes and their traditional wild rice harvests Low water levels mean rice harvesters can’t paddle their canoes to their traditional harvesting areas. Photograph: Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty Images Along the eastern boundary of the White Earth Indian Reservation in north-western Minnesota, Indigenous Anishinaabe wild rice harvesters Jerry and Jim Libby set down a row of wooden pallets into the mud just beyond the dock of Upper Wild Rice Lake. It was a c
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Two women were caught on camera earlier this month dumping used cooking oil down a drain which resulted in a drain damage.
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Martin Diky said he panicked as a huge wildfire started racing down a slope toward his wooden house near Lake Tahoe. The material that can withstand intensive heat for short periods resembles tin foil from the kitchen drawer but is modeled after the tent-like shelters that wildland firefighters use as a last resort to protect themselves when trapped by flames. Diky, who lives most of the time in the San Francisco Bay Area, bought $6,000 worth of wrapping from Firezat Inc. in San Diego, enough to cover his 1,400-square-foot (130-square-meter) second home on the edge of the small California community of Meyers.
Two hours later, with rivers of lava edging down the hillside, the municipality issued a mandatory evacuation order for four villages, including El Paso and Los Llanos de Aridane. Video footage showed fountains of red molten lava shooting into the sky, and plumes of smoke could be seen from across the island. "In no circumstances go near the lava flow," the municipality warned residents.
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Invasive lanternflies devour vineyards, swarm the plants around homes, and invade new areas: 'They're little Draculas'
Invasive lanternflies are creating a nightmare for winemakers and spawning a wave of hatred among homeowners as they expand across the country.
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Still lots of life left in the Atlantic hurricane season as forecasters are now eyeing Tropical Storm Peter and a depression that is expected to become Tropical Storm Rose Sunday or Monday.
Firefighters in Sequoia National Park were working into the night after two wildfires merged to reach the Giant Forest Saturday. Why it matters: This forest contains over 2,000 giant sequoias, including the General Sherman Tree — the world's largest tree by volume. Park officials wrapped the redwoods in foil last week as the Paradise and Colony Fires, now known as the KNP Complex Fire, neared. Protection efforts appeared to be working overnight.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Mark
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Rising seas, sinking land: Life on this Hurricane Ida-battered Louisiana barrier island may never be the same
Experts say the choices faced by residents and leaders of Grand Isle after Hurricane Ida mirror what other communities will deal with as oceans rise.
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Post tropical Odette continues to move away from the United States and Tropical Depression Sixteen formed over 600 miles east of the northern Leeward Islands, but the National Hurricane Center is still monitoring 1 other area in the tropics.
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The World Meteorological Organization puts the odds of a weak La Niña re-emerging at around 40 per cent.
- LA Times
The KNP Complex fire reaches the edge of the Giant Forest, which is home to about 2,000 giant sequoias.
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Forecasters announced the formation of a new tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday night, as the former tropical storm named Odette headed well offshore of Nova Scotia in Canada. Tropical depression Sixteen was located 670 miles (1,080 kilometers) east of the Northern Leeward Islands, forecasters said. Forecasters expected it to become a tropical storm on Sunday, at which time it would be named Peter, the next name on the list.
- Miami Herald
Two storm systems are making their way across the Atlantic Ocean, but the forecast track from National Hurricane Center as of 8 a.m. Sunday has neither as a probable direct threat to Florida or the Caribbean.
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Snow accumulation possible Sunday night through Monday in southwest mountains
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As demand for chips surges, the semicondutor industry is trying to grapple with its huge carbon foot print A TSMC chip wafer. The semiconductor industry is starting to reckon with its big climate footprint. Photograph: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company The semiconductor industry has a problem. Demand is booming for silicon chips, which are embedded in everything from smartphones and televisions to wind turbines, but it comes at a big cost: a huge carbon footprint. The industry presents