Authorities say Northern California wildfires may have killed hundreds of giant sequoias, although it may take months to fully assess the damage.
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- KGO – San Francisco
"The forecast should give us a reprieve." Many in the Bay Area are ready to greet the first rain of the season with open arms as soon as Sunday after a spring and summer filled with epic drought conditions. Fire crews hope the precipitation gives them a break from fighting wildfires.
- USA TODAY
The La Niña climate pattern is one of the main drivers of weather in the U.S. and around the world, especially in late fall, winter and early spring.
- Business Insider
Claiming more homes and land, the Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Palma, the Canary Islands, Spain, continues to gush molten lava at over 1000 degrees Celcius.
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Cal Fire said it had the blaze surrounded with fire retardant Friday night.
- LA Times
In Carson, a smell like rotten eggs from the Dominguez Channel has been sickening residents for nearly two weeks. Anger is growing.
- Washington Post
DENALI NATIONAL PARK, Alaska - Denali National Park has just one road in and out. And each year, hundreds of thousands of visitors fill the park's trademark buses for tours, hoping for a glimpse of a wolf or a brown bear in the shadow of North America's highest peak. The road's 92-mile route winds up, over and around a series of sheer mountain passes before dead-ending at an old mining community at its westernmost point. When it was built, designers made what seemed like a reasonable assumption
Zoo Miami and Wildlife Rescue of Dade County partnered up to create a nest platform and live cam for a wild bald eagle couple in Florida
Trump was up to his old rhetorical tricks in a speech to the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
- Business Insider
Biden's clean electricity program is likely to be scrapped because of opposition from Sen. Joe Manchin, who has made millions off the fossil-fuel industry, reports say
The program, which would reward power companies that transition to renewable energy, could be removed from a bill because of Manchin.
The Irwin family welcomed their beloved pug Stella in 2016
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is one of several areas in the ocean that holds massive amounts of debris.
- Associated Press
An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency. One mining operation in central New York came up with a novel solution that has alarmed environmentalists. It uses its own power plant.
JAKARTA (Reuters) -An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 struck Indonesia's Bali island on Saturday morning, killing at least three people, Indonesia's search and rescue agency said. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the 4.8 magnitude quake struck off Banjar Wangsian, and put its depth at 10 km (6.21 miles). "All affected by the quake have been evacuated while data on damage is still being collected by Bali's disaster mitigation agency," search and rescue official Gede Darmada said in the statement.
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Rob Marciano has the latest on the impact of the storms
- USA TODAY
Plastic water bottles left in hot cars do not release dioxin, but the heat does react with the plastic to release other chemicals.
Scientists are concerned about the impact of the rogue non-native herd near Escobar's former ranch.
One Bitcoin mining operation in central New York came up with a novel solution in finding cheap energy to run the power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency.
Firefighters reported significant progress in corralling a wildfire in Southern California coastal mountains on Friday.
- The Guardian
The mayor of Imperial Beach, California, says big oil wants him to drop the lawsuit demanding the industry pay for the climate crisis Serge Dedina: ‘The only conspiracy is [that] a bunch of suits and fossil-fuel companies decided to pollute the earth and make climate change worse, and then lie about it.’ Photograph: John Francis Peters/The Guardian Serge Dedina is a surfer, environmentalist and mayor of Imperial Beach, a small working-class city on the California coast. He is also, if the fossil
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On a scorching afternoon in South Texas, Sonia Lambert looked out at an open-air canal that carries mud-green water from the Rio Grande to nearby towns and farmland, losing much of it to evaporation and seepage along the way. “That will be someone else’s problem,” Lambert said, referring to her upcoming retirement as head of an irrigation district near the U.S.-Mexico border. In the Rio Grande Valley, a canal system designed more than a century ago for agriculture still delivers water to the region's lush farmland and fast-growing towns and cities.