Samantha Power, USAID administrator and former U.S. ambassador to the U.N., joins Andrea Mitchell from Egypt to explain how President Biden’s “$368 billion investment in combating climate change” will impact the global community. “By making that substantial investment domestically, it's going to bring prices down everywhere. And that's gonna mean more solar, more wind, more access to renewables at a cheaper price in places that are also contributing significantly to emissions,” says Power. “Part of what President Biden committed to this year as well is increasing our funding for so-called adaptation, helping countries adapt to the climate emergencies that are here, already, even as we accelerate our efforts to bring down emissions.”
- The Desert Sun
Desert Sun readers sound off about current events in today's letters to the editor.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
DIANA KRECHETOVA - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2022 Another environmental problem has appeared in temporarily occupied Mariupol: the local river is turning into a swamp due to the actions of the Russian invaders.
- Miami Herald
An sharp-eyed UPS deliveryman came through in the clutch on Florida’s Space Coast.
- Sacramento Bee
Emergency officials say ash and Pele’s hair could blanket parts of the island.
- Florida Today
Growing up in the 1990s, it seemed like banana spiders were everywhere. But many residents say they haven't seen the massive creepy crawlers in years.
Electric vehicles may seem like the future, but it’s a future that is still a far way off, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Lab covering the affect of EVs over the last decade.
(Bloomberg) -- People get nervous around nuclear power plants, which means that demolishing one has to be done very, very carefully. The Vermont Yankee power plant sits on the bank of a scenic river in Vernon, Vermont, and for more than 40 years, the atoms split in its reactor generated as much as 70% of the state’s electricity. But then natural gas prices undercut the plant’s electricity and local anti-nuclear protesters worried about safety marched with signs that read “Hell no, we won’t glow.
F-150 Lightning owners across the country will be facing their first winters with their EV pickups this year — and for many, it’ll also be the first time they experience cold weather with an EV in general. Those unsure about what to do with charging and driving the vehicle don’t have to worry though; Ford’s got their back. The automaker has a few tips that should put owners at ease.
- Argus Leader
The state was home to 526 turbines before 2019. Another 511 were constructed from 2019 to 2021.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A deer camp at the Leopold-Pines Conservation Area near Baraboo helps reduce deer numbers and assist with ecological restoration projects.
- Decrypt Media
Retail Bitcoin holders have been aggressively accumulating the leading cryptocurrency since the implosion of the FTX exchange.
- Sacramento Bee
The world’s largest active volcano last erupted in 1984, experts say.
- Fox News
Whole Foods under fire after announcing Maine lobster will be pulled from shelves at stores nationwide
Whole Foods announced that it will no longer sell Maine lobster at stores after the Marine Stewardship Council and Seafood Watch pulled their support for the Maine industry.
- Austin American-Statesman
State won't change 40-year-old policy even though the impact has been minimal.
An atmospheric fire hose will blast areas of the Pacific coast this week and could result in major travel disruptions from heavy snow, flooding and strong winds, AccuWeather meteorologists warn. A phenomenon, known as an atmospheric river, or a plume of intense moisture, will take aim at part of the West coast and move southward during the middle days of this week, before weakening by Friday prior to reaching Southern California. The setup can lead to excessive amounts of rain and snow in a shor
- Sacramento Bee
The big storm is expected Wednesday.
- Cat Time
In recent years, the public awareness of the feral cat crisis has grown. There are an estimated 60-160 million feral cats in the U.S. alone – even the lower end of that scale is astounding. And while it’s easy to empathize with them, they’re very harmful. Feral cats are the cause of at least 63 […] The post Millions of Feral Cats Roam Los Angeles appeared first on CatTime.
- Fox Weather
Historic rains triggered a deadly debris flow on the small island of Ischia. The local fire departments called for reinforcements which arrived by boat from Naples.
Residents have been placed on alert and were earlier warned about the risk of falling ash.
- Fox Weather
The FOX Forecast Center will keep an eye on a series of storm systems across the U.S. that will bring rain, snow and even severe weather to millions of Americans this week.