As the record-breaking drought in California continues to get worse -- water districts are imposing unprecedented restrictions on their customers.
- The Weather Network
It’s rare for storms in the Atlantic Ocean to take such an unusual track.
- The State
It’s the fourth in the past week. Whew.
Hold on to your wallet. Due to inflation and prices surging for natural gas, heating oil and other fuels, you will see a significant rise in your utility bills. So if you've opened your electric bill...
- Miami Herald
Of the two tropical storms and one disturbance in the Atlantic region Saturday morning, the National Hurricane Center forecasts one to become a hurricane, one to dissipate by Monday and one to become nothing more than it is right now.
We want culture, dining and wilderness in areas with homes for $300,000 – so where should we retire?
When you think of wilderness, is it bear and moose and such, or national forests and other preserved areas, including wildlife management areas and state parks, for hikes? This option puts you on the other side of the country and in a city of 31,000 people some 25 miles west of Knoxville.
- Business Insider
A pair of orcas are hunting great white sharks to eat their livers, causing the species to flee the coast of South Africa
Great white sharks off the coast of South Africa are being preyed upon by two killer whales, causing them to flee en masse, according to a new study.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Plastic pollution is one of the more pressing issues for conservationists and environmentalists alike. Researchers in Sweden harvested a byproduct of plastic disposal and used it to create a new sustainable plastic. By incentivizing collection of this byproduct, experts hope to scale the process and create a more sustainable plastic recycling…
- The Conversation
Physicists hunt for room-temperature superconductors that could revolutionize the world's energy system
Wind turbines and solar panels in Southern California. 4kodiak/E+ via Getty ImagesWaste heat is all around you. On a small scale, if your phone or laptop feels warm, that’s because some of the energy powering the device is being transformed into unwanted heat. On a larger scale, electric grids, such as high power lines, lose over 5% of their energy in the process of transmission. In an electric power industry that generated more than US0 billion in 2018, that’s a tremendous amount of wasted mone
A satellite image showing Tropical Storm Colin not long after it formed early on Saturday, July 2, 2022. The National Hurricane Center issued tropical storm warnings for parts of the South Carolina and North Carolina coastlines during the early-morning hours on Saturday after a rapidly-developing low-pressure system along the Southeast coast of the United States strengthened into Tropical Storm Colin, the third named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. As of approximately 11 p.m. EDT Saturda
- The State
Recent Midlands earthquakes originated in a tightly packed area. The 2 largest were less than a mile apart.
- Raleigh News and Observer
“They have amazing, piercing green eyes, and they really fix you with them.”
- Charlotte Observer
The woman shakily recorded the interaction at a Tennessee cabin and shared it on TikTok.
The legacy automaker has just made a decision that will affect consumers buying its electric vehicles via a lease.
- Charlotte Observer
When will Tropical Storm Colin hit the Charlotte area this weekend?
- Yahoo News Video
In Phoenix, temperatures are rising at an alarming rate due to climate change — but Mayor Kate Gallego has a plan to cool things down. As the summer months bring deadly temperatures, the newly created Office of Heat Response and Mitigation — the first of its kind in the U.S. — has been charged with easing the burden for Phoenix’s most at-risk residents and developing plans to ensure America’s hottest city remains livable.
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STORY: The Hong Kong Government Flying Service released dramatic video of their staff winching crew members from the stricken ship and into a helicopter. Authorities said 30 people were on board and three had been rescued so far.Search operations were underway for the other crew members as tropical storm Chaba passes through the area some 200 miles southwest of the city.Chaba skirted the global financial hub, bringing heavy rain and wind, restricting public transport and forcing many businesses to close. The city’s weather forecaster lowered the storm warning to signal No 3 on Saturday afternoon as Chaba was set to make landfall near Zhanjiang in China's Guangdong province.
- LA Times
With consumption caps in effect, obtaining, conserving and, in some cases, illegally stealing water have become pillars of the drought microeconomy.
- Idaho Statesman
Hikers should be careful of protective animals, officials warned
- Portsmouth Herald
Heavy rains. Less snow. Up to 60 days of extreme heat, every year by the end of the century.
- The Columbus Dispatch
While gardeners enjoy seeing wildlife and don't mind a little garden damage, there are ways to stop them from treating your plants like a smorgasbord.