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- Sacramento Bee
“Hide and seek champion.”
- Fox News
The Biden administration on Thursday withdrew 225,504 mineral-rich acres from being able to be leased for mining for 20 years over environmental concerns.
The U.S. could be edging nearer to a ban on new gas stoves, if the interest of a federal consumer safety commission is any indication.
- The Conversation
Biden moves to protect the Tongass, North America's largest rainforest, from logging and road building
A bald eagle on Baranof Island in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty ImagesAsk people to find the world’s rainforests on a globe, and most will probably point to South America. But North America has rainforests too – and like their tropical counterparts, these temperate rainforests are ecological treasures. The Biden administration recently announced new policies to protect the Tongass National Forest, the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world and
Read any article about the clean energy revolution, and chances are you’ll run into some staggering numbers about how demand for lithium, cobalt, nickel, and other minerals and metals is projected to rise over the next few decades.
- Associated Press
The world has enough rare earth minerals and other critical raw materials to switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy to produce electricity and limit global warming, according to a new study that counters concerns about the supply of such minerals. With a push to get more electricity from solar panels, wind turbines, hydroelectric and nuclear power plants, some people have worried that there won’t be enough key minerals to make the decarbonization switch.
- Popular Mechanics
A report from the Renewable Energy Institute pours some cold water on Japan’s hydrogen power ambitions.
- VC Star | Ventura County Star
Camarillo's North Pleasant Valley Groundwater Deslater started producing 1 million gallons of drinking water per day earlier this month.
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- Statesman Journal
Communities across Oregon already are unable to reliably access adequate, safe and clean water, the report finds.
- Insider Monkey
In this piece, we will take a look at the fifteen countries with the largest uranium reserves in the world. For more countries, head on over to 5 Countries With the Largest Uranium Reserves in the World. The growth in the awareness of global warming and the risks of greenhouse gas emissions has spurred a […]
- Fresno Bee
Opinion by Marek Warszawski: “In the central San Joaquin Valley, a certain hive mind has long prevailed.”
- Canary Media
This story was first published by Grist . The effort to shift the U.S.
- LA Times
The Colorado River is approaching a breaking point, its over-tapped reservoirs dropping. Years of drying have taken a toll at the river's source in the Rockies.
- Miami Herald
Such strandings are not unheard of, according to wildlife experts.
- Business Insider
Pricing out an electric car can come with a lot of factors right now. Insider lays them out point-by-point.
Elon Musk wants to dispel all doubts and questions surrounding Tesla and in particular on the attractiveness of the cars of the world leader in electric vehicles. Tesla on Jan. 12 even carried out an unprecedented drop in prices of its four models ranging from 7% to 20% on almost all markets. This unprecedented gesture raised fears of a demand problem as the global economy is expected to fall into recession this year, which would discourage consumers from making unnecessary purchases.
- The Week
'The state of our oceans can measure the world's health,' a new study says — and 'we need a doctor'
A cash-strapped Finnish zoo said on Friday it was preparing to return two giant pandas on loan from China as it could no longer afford their upkeep. The pandas, named Lumi and Pyry, were brought to Finland in January 2018, nine months after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the Nordic country and signed a joint agreement on protecting the animals. Ahtari Zoo, a private company which had hoped the pandas would bring visitors to the central Finland location, said it had instead accumulated mounting debts as the pandemic curbed travel.
- Associated Press
Weeks of historic rainfall in California won't be enough to end a severe drought, but it will provide public water agencies serving 27 million people with much more water than the suppliers had been told to expect a month ago, state officials announced Thursday. The Department of Water Resources said public water agencies will now get 30% of what they had asked for, up from the 5% officials had previously announced in December. It was enough water to increase storage in the state’s two largest reservoirs by a combined 66%.