Equating the oil and gas industry to Big Tobacco, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that “fossil fuel producers and financiers have humanity by the throat.” But President Joe Biden wasn’t quite itching for a fight. With both soaring energy prices and a warming planet weighing on world at the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, Biden on Friday talked about trying to ease the pain of high gas prices while pushing more long-term green policies.
- CBS News
Addison Bethea was scalloping along the gulf coast with her older brother, a firefighter, when a 9-foot-long shark latched onto her thigh.
A storage device made from sand may overcome the biggest issue in the transition to renewable energy.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
A former spokesman at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California calls on state officials to make sacrifices now or risk drying out the state completely.
- Tacoma News Tribune
These Washington snakes can be deadly. Here’s how to identify a snake on your next hike.
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Three moose visited Eaglewood Golf Course in Utah a couple of times recently.
- Charlotte Observer
“It’s gross & scummy, but doesn’t appear to be a threat to water quality.”
- Orlando Sentinel
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Though gopher tortoises have persisted for millions of years, they now face a barrage of threats from loss of habitat and developers with permits that allow the reptiles to be buried alive. From 1991-2007, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission issued incidental take permits (ITPs) allowing land owners to pay a fee that would allow them to legally “take” tortoises. ...
- Robb Report
The newcomer is the fifth-longest superyacht in the global fleet.
New research from Rystad Energy shows a sizeable drop in global recoverable oil reserves in 2022, a situation that could have serious consequences for energy security
Scientists discover the first new species of giant water lily in more than a century.
- Detroit Free Press
Illegal dumping is unfortunately all too familiar to Detroiters. To help you take out the trash — properly — we’re giving you the lowdown.
Hold on to your wallet. Due to inflation and prices surging for natural gas, heating oil and other fuels, you will see a significant rise in your utility bills. So if you've opened your electric bill...
Dramatic footage from Helena, Montana, showed roaring floodwaters overwhelming streets in the city on July 3. A storm began to sweep through Helena on Sunday evening, bringing fierce wind gusts and significant flooding with it. Video acquired by Storyful and shot by passerby Andy Shirtliff showed water up to the wheel well of vehicles as they drove through downtown Helena. The water made its way into some buildings downtown, including The Lewis and Clark Library. Maintenance teams worked quickly
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- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Severe storms expected in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin, including hail and wind up to 60 mph
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for southeastern Wisconsin until 3 a.m.
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Dan Welsch of Sheboygan has seen many changes since 1985. However he's adapted to the Lake Michigan trout and salmon fishery and grown his business.
- Raleigh News and Observer
He was taken to a hospital, officials said.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero / The Daily Beast / GettyLast week’s decision by the Supreme Court to curtail the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions comes as far-right groups try to use the issue as a Trojan horse to push other issues like anti-immigration policies.David Roberts, who writes the climate newsletter Volts, tells The New Abnormal’s Molly Jong-Fast why the court’s decision could propel a rise in eco-fascism.“The point of this is to remov
- Redding Record Searchlight
And if Mother Nature again smiles favorably upon us, it will happen again Monday.
Here's a rundown of costs involved so you can make the best decision when buying an electric car.