A quiet weekend with a warming trend as we head into the new week.
- Sacramento Bee
“While exploring the park, always keep an eye on the rocks and boulders around you.”
- The Weather Network
Extreme weather triggered additional methane release, while the atmosphere lost some of its ability to break down the heat-trapping gas.
- Miami Herald
“Almost looks like a flying snake.”
Environmentalists say the Brazilian navy's plan to abandon a massive aircraft carrier is a disaster for marine life.
- The Columbus Dispatch
In publication since 1818, the Farmers' Almanac is predicting a "soggy, shivery spring ahead" for much of the country.
Norwegian electric car owners have a word for the way they feel when they look nervously at their battery indicators while driving in subfreezing weather: "rekkevideangst", or "range anxiety".With temperatures often falling below zero, rugged terrain and long stretches of remote roads, Norway may not seem like the most ideal place to drive an electric car, whose battery dies faster in cold weather.
- 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
- Argus Leader
It's been nearly 90 years since Sioux Falls saw more than 20 inches of snow in January, though the city has seen snowier winters.
- The Bergen Record
Did you know comets come in colors? A green one is paying us a call right now. Here's how to view it.
- 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.
- Live Science
The island was destroyed by the same volcano that formed it seven years before.
A Chinese vlogger was fined 125,000 yuan (approximately $18,500) for cooking and eating an endangered baby great white shark during a livestream. In the video clip uploaded last year, the influencer, identified by officials as Jin and known as Tizi in her videos, can be seen cutting up the 6.6-foot shark and boiling it with various spices. The viral video was met with backlash, with viewers doubting that the shark was bought legally.
- Sacramento Bee
“Thought someone was beating on the wall with a 2x4 or something.”
- Star News
As North Carolina's weather warms due to climate change, armadillos are moving into more parts of the Tar Heel State.
- 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.
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.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
An ice storm warning is in effect until 9 a.m. Thursday in North Texas as more areas will be hit by freezing rain, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
- 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.
Massachusetts is in for a wake-up call later this week when an arctic blast surges into the region with freezing temperatures and dangerous wind chills.
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