Montgomery County is encouraging more residents to drive electric vehicles and help reduce transportation emissions. FOX 5’s Ayesha Khan spoke with officials in Kensington on Saturday morning to learn more about what they are offering to incentivize residents to make the switch.
- Miami Herald
“This species often hisses very loudly when disturbed.”
- The New York Times
ELK MOUNTAIN, Wyo. — The first time I showed the app to someone who had never used it, I had to gently extract my phone from the person’s hand. This happened the second time, too, and was followed by an email requesting the name of “that mapping program.” The app is called OnX. Its basic functionality is simple: OnX shows you where you are in real time, using a blue dot exactly the same as the one on Google Maps. The difference is that OnX is designed to show where you are in a forest, on a moun
- The Daily Beast
National Park ServiceZion National Park is one of the country’s, if not the world’s, natural wonders. In Eastern Utah, the park is the 10th most visited national park according to the National Park Service (NPS), and throughout the pandemic continually struggled with overcrowding, with many hikers flooding in to cram themselves onto one hiking trail in particular: the Narrows.The Narrows, aptly named, is the narrowest part of Zion Canyon. Hiking through it involves sloshing through the Virgin Ri
- LA Times
After serving as subjects of biomedical experiments, these weary chimpanzees are headed to a better life in the world's largest chimp sanctuary.
The "bin chicken" has figured out how to eat one of the few animals locals hate more - cane toads.
- Erie Times News
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has inspected 2,465 bears killed by hunters this fall in a variety of seasons. An extended season opens Nov. 26
The Global Methane Pledge could be our only realistic chance to slow down climate change within a few years–but time is already running out
Methane is responsible for a third of the increase in global temperatures since pre-industrial times. Here's how cow feed and space lasers can help.
- Associated Press
Workers at the nation’s only underground nuclear waste repository have started using a newly mined disposal area at the underground facility in southern New Mexico. Officials at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant made the announcement this week, saying the first containers of waste to be entombed in the new area came from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee — one of the many labs and government sites across the country that package up waste and ship it to WIPP. Known as Panel 8, the new area consists of seven separate rooms for placing special boxes and barrels packed with lab coats, rubber gloves, tools and debris contaminated with plutonium and other radioactive elements.
Electric vehicles, or EVs, are a trending topic. Governments worldwide, including those in the U.S., Norway and China, have created policies to speed the transition from vehicles that burn fossil...
- Statesman Journal
A winter storm watch for heavy snow and high winds has been issued for Oregon mountain passes late this weekend.
- Business Insider
Electric-vehicle charging stations could use as much power as a small town by 2035 — and the grid isn't ready
A boom in sales of electric cars and trucks in the coming decades will require major upgrades to charging infrastructure in the US, a new study says.
- Associated Press
At a suburban park near Doha, the capital city of Qatar, cool air from vents in the ground blasted joggers on a November day that reached almost 32 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit). The small park with air-conditioned paths is an apt illustration of World Cup host Qatar’s answers, so far, to the rising temperatures its people face. The wealthy Gulf Arab nation has been able to pay for extreme adaptive measures like this thanks to the natural gas it exports to the world.
- Business Insider
Dozens of times drought, ice melt, and storm surge unearthed unusual and unsettling discoveries this year
As the world warms, old sites, ancient artifacts, rare fossils, and even human remains are being unearthed.
Expect very poor pass travel, and folks headed to the Apple Cup should be aware that getting back from Pullman on Saturday night or all day Sunday could be very difficult indeed.
- State College Centre Daily Times
College Avenue was blocked at Allen Street for nine minutes.
- The Ledger
A low-maintenance plant that slowly grows up to 40 feet tall, the sapodilla thrives in sun on average soil and, once established, requires little care.
Persistent supply chain issues, climate change and the Russia-Ukraine war are just some of the reasons why food shortages will likely continue in 2023. See: 10 Best Costco Appetizers & Finger...
- USA TODAY
Heavy rain to blanket much of the southern U.S. on holiday weekend; New Mexico gets massive snowfall
Parts of Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas were blanketed with rain Thursday and another round of showers is anticipated tomorrow, forecasters say.
- Yahoo News
The latest in a Yahoo News series analyzes the Southwest in terms of climate change risks that it faces now and will experience in the years to come.
- The Hill
Climate activist Greta Thunberg joined hundreds of other youth activists in Stockholm on Friday to file a lawsuit against the Swedish government over its alleged inaction on climate change. “Today on Black Friday is the perfect day to sue the state over its insufficient climate policies,” Thunberg said on Twitter. “So that’s what we did.…