European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen outlined her “Green Deal Industrial Plan” that aims to push through subsidies for green industries and boost funding for E.U. wide projects. The plan would help the E.U. pursue its goal of being climate neutral by 2050.
This Montana man spends his days shooting at birds that land on a toxic lake to save them from burning inside out
The lake has become so acidic that if a bird lands there for more than a few hours it could be cooked from the inside out.
- USA TODAY
A spitting cobra sizing up more than a half-dozen smooth-coated otters who surround it at a Singapore park was caught on video by Jocelyn Chng.
- Kansas City Star
“Wild animals are amazing and their various survival tactics are incredible,” one viewer wrote.
- The Desert Sun
A day after six Western states targeted California in a federal proposal, the state said its strategy could also achieve deep cuts, but in a fair way
- Redding Record Searchlight
Higher-than-normal rainfall during the past month has dramatically changed Lake Shasta, with the water level of California’s largest reservoir rising 60 feet since the end of December.
- Miami Herald
“Almost looks like a flying snake.”
A recent study from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate found large amounts of valuable metals and minerals on the seabed of the country’s continental shelf, Reuters reported. The rare earth metals, copper, and other materials would be a boon to Europe’s ability to produce energy transition technologies, but environmentalists are worried about the potential impacts of mining in the area.
- Canary Media
This story was originally published by Energy News Network . A Minnesota gas utility says it is successfully blending "green" hydrogen into its natural-gas pipeline system in one of the first such tests in the country.
- Associated Press
Two monkeys taken from the Dallas Zoo were found Tuesday in an abandoned home after going missing the day before from their enclosure, which had been cut. Dallas police said they found the two emperor tamarin monkeys after getting a tip that they could be in an abandoned home in Lancaster, located just south of the zoo. Meanwhile, in Louisiana, officials were investigating after 12 squirrel monkeys were taken from a zoo there on Sunday and considering whether there could be a connection.
- LA Times
In Mexico, where the shrinking Colorado River no longer flows to the sea, some are calling for a "water revolution."
- The Columbus Dispatch
In publication since 1818, the Farmers' Almanac is predicting a "soggy, shivery spring ahead" for much of the country.
- The News-Press
Red tide is back: Water samples showed "alert" levels at Blind Pass and Gasparilla Island State Park, according to DOH.
- The News-Press
Jennifer Reynolds, with the South Florida Water Management District, said Friday that the federal agency is focused on all aspects of water storage – from storing water on farmlands to building aquif…
- LA Times
States dependent on Colorado River supplies have missed yet another deadline for agreeing to water cuts. Will the federal government step in?
- The Burlington Free Press
You may need to change your weekend plans. Dangerously cold temperatures are on the way and windchills could be 40 degrees below zero for much of Vermont.
- FTW Outdoors
When a basket of raw octopuses was brought to the table of a hot pot restaurant, a diner turned to social media for help.
- Live Science
The island was destroyed by the same volcano that formed it seven years before.
- Fox News
The Viroqua Police Department outside of Madison, Wisconsin, has released a video of one of its officers getting slammed with snow after closing a door.
- Cat Time
Sadly, it’s not unusual for many to find a stray cat or two out wandering the streets. While unfortunate, it’s a part of life many of us are accustomed to. However, a larger feral cat colony can often go unseen; they may be behind our workplaces or in our neighborhood, but these shy cats are […] The post Texas ‘Cat Camps’ Attracting Attention appeared first on CatTime.
An adult male humpback whale washed up on Lido Beach Sunday night and was found dead by emergency service workers on Monday morning