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Two ski areas in Colorado are taking advantage of the snowfall by opening for the season. Arapahoe Basin will open for the season on Sunday and Wolf Creek will open for weekends only on Saturday, which will make it the first ski resort in the state to open for the season.
How many satellites are going to go up over the next decade? The question is finding the right balance between cost and performance while remaining relatively easy to manufacture. Space solar cells, on the other hand, need to be highly efficient, extremely light and resistant to the various dangers of space, such as radiation and temperature fluctuation: a top-tier product that costs five-10 times as much and uses small-scale processes and expensive materials.
- CBS Miami
CBS4 photojournalist Peter Miranda reports on the Broward Torch special olympics run.
- 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.
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The President of the Canary Islands says the eruption is the "most damaging volcano in Europe in the last 100 years."
More than 1,300 California firefighters are working to contain the wind-driven blaze that triggered new evacuation orders and far-reaching power shut-offs, officials said. The big picture: The Alisal Fire, which ignited near the Alisal Reservoir on Monday, now spans more than 15,000 acres and is only 5% contained, according to Inciweb, an inter-agency incident information site.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Strong northwest winds continue to push the f
Data: Pew Research; Chart: Jared Whalen/AxiosAmericans are taking notice of extreme weather events, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.Details: Two-thirds of Americans say extreme weather events in the U.S. have been occurring more frequently than in the past, while only 28% said they've been taking place about as often, and just 4% perceiving a dropoff in frequency.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeSo far in 2021, the
- LA Times
Late October precipitation could dampen wildfires in Northern California
(Bloomberg) -- A weather-roiling La Nina appears to have emerged across the equatorial Pacific, setting the stage for worsening droughts in California and South America, frigid winters in parts of the U.S. and Japan and greater risks for the world’s already strained energy and food supplies.Most Read from BloombergThe World’s Rich and Powerful Are Stashing $500 Billion in This Tax HavenWhat Comes After GE’s 129 Years of Greenhouse GasWhat the Front Line of the U.S. Abortion Fight in Kentucky Loo
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Rain and snow will develop along the Front Range this afternoon, with wet roads and 40s for the evening commute.
- Washington Examiner
One of three escaped zebras in Maryland was found dead, according to Prince George’s County Department of Environment.
Among the glaciers and turquoise fjords of southwestern Greenland, a mining company is betting rock similar to the one the Apollo missions brought back from the moon can address some of Planet Earth's climate change problems. "This rock was created in the early days in the formation of our planet," says geologist Anders Norby-Lie, who began exploring anorthosite at the remote mountain landscape in Greenland nine years ago. The government elected in April has placed it at the centre of its efforts to promote Greenland as environmentally responsible and even the U.S. space agency NASA has taken note.
- Business Insider
A criminology professor was charged with wildfire arson in California. The crime is far more common than you think.
Nine percent of wildfires in California are linked to arson, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
- Associated Press
The wreck of a storied military ship that served in two World Wars, performed patrols in waters off Alaska for decades, and at one point was captained by the first Black man to command a U.S. government vessel has been found, the Coast Guard said Thursday. A wreck thought to be the U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear, which sank in 1963 about 260 miles east of Boston as it was being towed to Philadelphia, where it was going to be converted into a floating restaurant, was located in 2019. “At the time of the loss of Bear, it was already recognized as a historic ship," said Joe Hoyt, of the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.
- The Telegraph
The Duke of Sussex has pleaded with corporate oil drillers not to “pillage the ecosystem for potential profit” as he launched a new environmental campaign.
Huge wind turbines are pushing the limits of what ports and installation vessels can handle.
- Raleigh News and Observer
What time of day are deer most active? Are there more this year? What should you do if you hit one? Answers to some common questions.
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The blaze has sent toxic smoke billowing southeast of Santa Barbara, triggering air quality advisories in Los Angeles and other counties.
Zoo Miami and Wildlife Rescue of Dade County partnered up to create a nest platform and live cam for a wild bald eagle couple in Florida
- Idaho Statesman
The grizzly appeared as the group was processing a hunted elk, officials said.