As a major heat wave settles over New York City and much of the eastern United States, the office of Mayor Eric Adams is teaming up with Con Edison to incentivize big city buildings to use less electricity and asking New Yorkers to cut back on AC use to prevent power outages.
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The Kern County Board of Supervisors approved the project in Mojave which will support the movement of goods from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
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The case had political angles to it, too.
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We revisit the topic of baby copperheads and whether or not their bites are more potent than those of an adult snake.
(Bloomberg) -- The Rhine River is set to become virtually impassable at a key waypoint in Germany, as shallow water chokes off shipments of energy products and other industrial commodities along one of Europe’s most important waterways.Most Read from BloombergMusk Sells Another $6.9 Billion of Tesla Ahead of Twitter TrialUS Inflation Runs Cooler Than Forecast, Easing Pressure on FedRussia Is Scouring the Globe for Weapons to Use Against UkraineDozens in China Infected With New ‘Langya’ Virus Car
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Why did that floating log just blink?
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Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center have lowered the development chances on the disturbance they have been monitoring the last few days in the Eastern Tropical Atlantic.
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Hundreds were marooned in the downpour as the climate crisis increases the likelihood of extreme weather
Water levels on the river Rhine in Germany have fallen again in hot and dry weather and shipping costs are rising as vessels cut loads to continue sailing, commodity traders said on Wednesday. Shallow water after the summer heat-wave has hampered shipping on the entire river in Germany since July, along with other European waterways. Spot prices for transport in a liquid tanker barge from Rotterdam to Karlsruhe south of Kaub rose to about 110 euros a tonne on Wednesday, up 16 euros on Tuesday and up from only around 20 euros a tonne in June before water levels fell, traders said.
Europe's miserable summer sees new worries over blackouts and a major shipping artery drying up.
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CHICAGO — Officials pulled an invasive silver carp from the waters of Lake Calumet on the city’s Far South Side Thursday. Anglers began looking for it after someone spotted the invasive species, part of the Asian carp family, in Lake Calumet earlier in the week, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources said in a statement. The silver carp — more than 38 inches long and weighing about 22 ...
Changes in rainfall and weather patterns are making the Panama Canal's operation more challenging.
The 34-year-old male victim was swimming in Lake Thonotosassa when the alligator attacked, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
(Bloomberg) -- Temperatures in Europe are climbing again as another heat wave sweeps the continent, threatening to disrupt travel and business and ratcheting up pressure on the region’s strained power infrastructure.Most Read from BloombergMusk Sells Another $6.9 Billion of Tesla Ahead of Twitter TrialUS Inflation Runs Cooler Than Forecast, Easing Pressure on FedRussia Is Scouring the Globe for Weapons to Use Against UkraineDozens in China Infected With New ‘Langya’ Virus Carried by ShrewsUK Pla
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / GettyThe American West isn’t exactly doing so hot—partly because it’s feeling too hot. Between the near constant wildfires, drought, and heatwaves, an area that was once teeming with wildlife and native fauna is now experiencing a staggering amount of ecosystem loss.But, researchers at Oregon State University have a bold proposal to help enrich these habitats: Fill them with beavers and wolves.In a paper published on August 9 in the journal BioScience, the
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'Take that Elon Musk:' Ford CEO takes a dig at Tesla's delayed Cybertruck compared to the success of the electric F-150 Lightning
Jim Farley called the F-150 Lightning a "shining light" for the company and dubbed Ford "the leader of all EV pickup trucks" in the US.
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Got cockroaches? You're not alone. Californians are dealing with a population explosion of the icky pests in their garages, homes and apartments.
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Around 50 to 75 meteors will be in the night sky during the Perseid meteor shower’s peak on Thursday night into early Friday morning.
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Electric cars are taking the world by storm, but is now the right time to buy one? Car-buying experts explain how to make the decision.
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Firefighters were battling a wildfire in southwestern France on Wednesday in a region known for its pine forests that was ravaged by flames last month. Authorities in Spain´s northern Basque Country region said France has stopped freight trucks from crossing the border at Irun due to the fire. Photos released by firefighters showed flames raging through pine forests, sending clouds of dark gray smoke soaring into the sky.
The patients are thought to have caught the virus from animals such as shrews, and not from humans.