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- KGO – San Francisco
"The forecast should give us a reprieve." Many in the Bay Area are ready to greet the first rain of the season with open arms as soon as Sunday after a spring and summer filled with epic drought conditions. Fire crews hope the precipitation gives them a break from fighting wildfires.
- The Weather Network
The resurgent phenomenon typically has effects far from its normal Pacific Ocean locale.
- USA TODAY
The La Niña climate pattern is one of the main drivers of weather in the U.S. and around the world, especially in late fall, winter and early spring.
- LA Times
In Carson, a smell like rotten eggs from the Dominguez Channel has been sickening residents for nearly two weeks. Anger is growing.
- Washington Post
DENALI NATIONAL PARK, Alaska - Denali National Park has just one road in and out. And each year, hundreds of thousands of visitors fill the park's trademark buses for tours, hoping for a glimpse of a wolf or a brown bear in the shadow of North America's highest peak. The road's 92-mile route winds up, over and around a series of sheer mountain passes before dead-ending at an old mining community at its westernmost point. When it was built, designers made what seemed like a reasonable assumption
- The Weather Network
The Great Lakes are warmer this mid-October than they’ve been in more than 25 years. This wealth of warmth will play a role in our upcoming fall weather.
- CBS News
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is one of several areas in the ocean that holds massive amounts of debris.
Trump was up to his old rhetorical tricks in a speech to the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
- Business Insider
Biden's clean electricity program is likely to be scrapped because of opposition from Sen. Joe Manchin, who has made millions off the fossil-fuel industry, reports say
The program, which would reward power companies that transition to renewable energy, could be removed from a bill because of Manchin.
The Irwin family welcomed their beloved pug Stella in 2016
- Associated Press
An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency. One mining operation in central New York came up with a novel solution that has alarmed environmentalists. It uses its own power plant.
- Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Enbridge has failed to meet the Oct. 15 deadline for cleaning up the site of an aquifer ruptured during construction of its controversial Line 3 oil pipeline, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported Friday. Meanwhile, the DNR is investigating two other sites where the company may have caused additional groundwater damage, the agency said in a statement. The agency did not ...
Scientists are concerned about the impact of the rogue non-native herd near Escobar's former ranch.
Eight states currently report having zero or nearly zero American bumblebees left, according to a petition
Elon Musk has built two industrial behemoths—Tesla and SpaceX—revolutionizing two industries. But that isn't all he has done to change industry.
One Bitcoin mining operation in central New York came up with a novel solution in finding cheap energy to run the power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency.
A wildland fire burning near Watsonville that quickly grew to 150 acres Friday evening, forcing evacuations, was sparked by a prescribed burn earlier in the day.
- The Guardian
The mayor of Imperial Beach, California, says big oil wants him to drop the lawsuit demanding the industry pay for the climate crisis Serge Dedina: ‘The only conspiracy is [that] a bunch of suits and fossil-fuel companies decided to pollute the earth and make climate change worse, and then lie about it.’ Photograph: John Francis Peters/The Guardian Serge Dedina is a surfer, environmentalist and mayor of Imperial Beach, a small working-class city on the California coast. He is also, if the fossil
A sea turtle that was rescued from a fishing hook in Alabama died in a Mississippi aquarium 8 days later
A loggerhead sea turtle was accidentally hooked at a fishing pier in an Alabama state park, where the species is threatened, per the Associated Press.
- Associated Press
More than 4,000 people outraged over ongoing power outages in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico marched Friday to decry how the lack of electricity has affected their health, work and children’s schooling. Many of them demanded the ouster of Luma, a private company that took over the island’s transmission and distribution of power on June 1. “We’re tired of coming home and discovering that we have no lights,” said Mayra Rivera, 55, adding she is especially worried about her parents, who are in their 90s, and the sweltering heat they face at home.