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- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
In the Texas Panhandle, a huge family-owned ranch officially hits the real estate market this week. “It is simply a one of one, and possibly the last of the great ones.”
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources played a fun wildlife game with its Facebook followers.
- The Weather Network
Welcome to fall on the West Coast! No end in sight to the storm parade across British Columbia, with heavy rain to persist through the end of October.
The annual Orionid meteor shower will peak on the night of Wednesday, October 20. Here’s how to watch the shooting stars for yourself.
- USA TODAY
An area expected to have ice as thick as 16-feet had a hole in it due to extreme wind, causing concern as to if the ice is thinning.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The truck that visited Durham Tuesday is one of only a handful in the world.
- Business Insider
A meteor that incinerated the residents of an ancient city inspired the biblical story of Sodom, research suggests
Millennia ago, a meteor half the size of the Statue of Liberty struck an Middle Eastern city. The event may have inspired the biblical story of Sodom.
- The Weather Network
While areas east of the Rockies have so far seen an autumn dominated by warmth, we expect a major pattern reversal as we look ahead to the end of the fall and the start of the winter season in Canada.
Electric vehicles certainly are dirty — their battery packs are poised to be one of the biggest new sources of pollution
The International Energy Agency (IEA) said this year it’s expecting 145 million electric vehicles (EVs) worldwide by 2030. Although EVs do not release carbon dioxide during their use, their production exerts the same toll on the environment as that of conventional cars, while the recycling of lithium-ion batteries poses unique challenges. Lithium-ion batteries are bulkier and take more space than their traditional counterpart, lead-acid batteries.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Having just concluded its driest year in a century, California can't put all the burden for dealing with dry times on individuals, or resort solely to usage limits.
The government wants people to replace gas boilers with heat pumps.
- Associated Press
After Venice suffered the second-worst flood in its history in November 2019, it was inundated with four more exceptional tides within six weeks, shocking Venetians and triggering fears about the worsening impact of climate change. The repeated invasion of brackish lagoon water into St. Mark’s Basilica this summer is a quiet reminder that the threat hasn't receded. Venice’s unique topography, built on log piles among canals, has made it particularly vulnerable to climate change.
- Good Morning America
"Luma out" and "If I can't breathe, Luma shouldn't charge us," read some of the banners held by hundreds of Puerto Rico's residents as they marched on a main highway Friday in protest against Luma Energy, the island's power company. Puerto Rico has had a long history of instability with its electric system, even prior to the devastation Hurricane Maria wreaked in 2017, which left millions on the island without power for nearly a year. The combination of Luma's late response to failures in the transmission and distribution that have left thousands without power in the last months, and the weak infrastructure of the power plants has made Puerto Rico's electric service the worst among the U.S.' states and territories, experts say.
- CBS News
After Colorado Governor Jared Polis shared a map of shark attacks last week, many were curious about the landlocked states that reported sole shark attacks.
The Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, New England Aquarium, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare worked together to return the massive leatherback sea turtle to safe waters
- USA TODAY
A drone operation has received approval to launch a rescue attempt for four dogs stranded near an erupting volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma.
If concrete were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth, behind only China and the United States.
- KTXL - Sacramento
High elevations received up to a foot of snow in the first major snowstorm of the year; modest amounts of rain fell in the San Francisco and Sacramento areas, but more is expected in the next week.
- KGO – San Francisco
RAIN RETURNS! Stormy weather is on the way to the Bay Area with widespread rain, pockets of downpours and gusty winds in the forecast over the next seven days, says Meteorologist Drew Tuma.
- NBC News
The cat, an adult female, was captured and tranquilized when she didn't leave.