Both the United States and Europe are bearing the brunt of a brutal heatwave. In Great Britain alone, 34 locations recorded historic high temperatures Tuesday. CBS News foreign correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports from London, while Sherri Goodman, former U.S. deputy under secretary of defense, and a senior fellow at the Wilson Center, discusses the climate emergency.
- CBS News
Four sets of human remains have been found at Lake Mead National Recreation Area since May.
- The Hill
A chemical leak late Thursday evening caused the closure of a major freeway in California, forcing officials to evacuate about 170 residences from within a half-mile radius of the leak. John Crater, the chief of the Riverside County Fire Department, said at a press conference on Friday that all homes and businesses were evacuated. The…
- USA TODAY
A study says that as the Earth warms, a California flood that would swamp Los Angeles, displace millions and cause historic damage gets more likely.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
They were found in an apartment complex pond, officials said.
- Miami Herald
It wasn’t the first time a bear was spotted in the neighborhood.
- NBC News
Las Vegas was hit with fresh flash floods Thursday night just two weeks after casinos and hotels in the tourist hotspot were flooded with water during monsoonal rains.
- Miami Herald
A disturbance began to develop Friday just offshore of southeastern Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters said.
- The News-Press
Florida Python Challenge is a 10-day event in which pro & novice snake hunters head into the field to capture as many pythons as possible, for a prize
The attractions of electric vehicles have been magnetic in 2022. Now, there is legislation headed toward the home stretch that will give EVs not only new legitimacy in the eyes of the auto market, but potentially lucrative perks to automakers and consumers who decide to bet on electric vehicles as their chosen mode of transportation -- and investment. "This climate spending includes $60 billion for solar panel and wind turbine manufacturing (and $30 billion in credits for new projects), $60 billion for disadvantaged communities that bear the brunt of climate impacts, $27 billion for clean tech R&D, $20 billion to reduce agricultural emissions, $5 billion for forest conservation, $4 billion for drought funding in Western states, new battery manufacturing credits and many more climate-related priorities," EV site Elektrek reports.
- The Week
Newsom unveils plan to store more water as California gets drier
- The Guardian
Chlorine exposure appears to be cause of death of animals at UC Davis research center
- Associated Press
Poland's prime minister said Friday that “huge amounts of chemical waste” were probably dumped intentionally into the Oder River, which runs along the border with Germany, causing environmental damage so severe it will take the river years to recover. Tons of dead fish have been seen floating or washed ashore on the Oder's banks over the past two weeks but the issue only erupted into a major scandal late this week. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, whose government is under pressure for its handling of what appears to be a major environmental catastrophe, vowed that Polish authorities would hold the perpetrators to account.
- Raleigh News and Observer
You’re much more likely to encounter copperheads in the Triangle, but rattlesnakes border us on three sides. Here’s what to know about them.
- Associated Press
Italy’s worst drought in decades has reduced Lake Garda, the country's largest lake, to near its lowest level ever recorded, exposing swaths of previously underwater rocks and warming the water to temperatures that approach the average in the Caribbean Sea. Tourists flocking to the popular northern lake Friday for the start of Italy’s key summer long weekend found a vastly different landscape than in past years.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Blue-green algae blooms, once unheard of in Lake Superior, are a sign that ‘things are changing’ experts say
The blooms are cropping up regularly, likely from warming waters and intensifying storms.
Sightseers in Arizona witnessed a natural phenomenon that resembled a scene out of the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, but they didn't need a golden ticket to see the breathtaking sight, just some rain and a bit of luck. During most of the year, Grand Falls is a dry cliffside located about 30 miles northeast of Flagstaff, Arizona, in the Navajo Nation. But when the weather conditions come together perfectly, the towering cliffs are brought to life by the thundering roar of water to
- Redding Record Searchlight
Friday's objectives are to continue monitoring the McKinney Fire, mop up deeper into the fire's interior and protect cultural and natural resources.
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Drought conditions are causing water levels at Lake Mead to reach record lows, and it's unearthing human remains. The Weather Channel's Dave Malkoff explains how long-buried stories are being brought to the surface.
- LA Times
The agreement requires Boeing to monitor stormwater runoff for 195 pollutants after the company completes a cleanup of the Santa Susana Field Lab.