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Biden to sign massive climate and health care legislation

Biden to sign massive climate and health care legislation

President Joe Biden is preparing to sign Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill.

4 hrs 43 mins ago
Europe drought: German industry at risk as Rhine level falls

Europe drought: German industry at risk as Rhine level falls

Germany’s main industry lobby group has warned that factories may have to throttle production or halt it completely because plunging water levels on the Rhine are making it harder to transport cargo on the river.

1 hr 3 mins ago
Colorado River cuts expected for Arizona, Nevada and Mexico

Colorado River cuts expected for Arizona, Nevada and Mexico

Federal officials on Tuesday are expected to announce water cuts that would further reduce how much Colorado River water some users in the seven U.S. states reliant on the river and Mexico receive.

9 hrs 41 mins ago
Columbia River's salmon are at the core of ancient religion

Columbia River's salmon are at the core of ancient religion

The Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest, which Natives call  Nch’i-Wána, or “the great river,” has sustained Indigenous people in the region for millennia.

9 hrs 56 mins ago
New climate deal spurs hopes of more carbon storage projects

New climate deal spurs hopes of more carbon storage projects

A project in the country's top coal-producing area seeks to pump the carbon dioxide produced by burning that coal back underground.

14 hrs 51 mins ago
Deadline looms for western states to cut Colorado River use

Deadline looms for western states to cut Colorado River use

Seven states in the U.S. West are facing a deadline from the federal government to come up with a plan to use substantially less Colorado River water in 2023.

20 hrs 12 mins ago
New Zealand river's personhood status offers hope to Maori

New Zealand river's personhood status offers hope to Maori

In 2017, New Zealand passed a groundbreaking law granting personhood status to the Whanganui River.

August 14th, 10:14 PM PDT
Northeastern farmers face new challenges with severe drought

Northeastern farmers face new challenges with severe drought

The impacts of climate change have been felt throughout the Northeastern U.S. with rising sea levels, heavy precipitation and storm surges causing flooding and coastal erosion.

August 14th, 9:19 PM PDT
AP-NORC poll: Many in US doubt their own impact on climate

AP-NORC poll: Many in US doubt their own impact on climate

Americans are less concerned now about how climate change might impact them personally — and about how their personal choices affect the climate than they were three years ago.

August 14th, 9:19 PM PDT
German minister decries ecological catastrophe in Oder River

German minister decries ecological catastrophe in Oder River

Germany’s environment minister says the mass die-off of fish in the Oder River is an ecological catastrophe and it's not clear yet how long it will take the river to recover.

August 14th, 12:34 PM PDT
Officials: Loud 'boom' heard in north Utah likely a meteor

Officials: Loud 'boom' heard in north Utah likely a meteor

Officials say a loud “boom” was heard across areas of northern Utah and was likely a meteor.

August 13th, 7:14 PM PDT
WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

The World Health Organization is holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations.

August 13th, 2:49 PM PDT
Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?

Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?

A major economic bill headed to the president has “game-changing” incentives for the nuclear energy industry, experts say, and those tax credits are even more substantial if a facility is sited in a community with a coal plant that's closing.

August 13th, 10:23 AM PDT
What killed tons of fish in European river? Mystery deepens

What killed tons of fish in European river? Mystery deepens

Poland’s environment minister says laboratory tests following a mass fish die-off detected high salinity levels but no mercury in Central Europe’s Oder River.

August 13th, 10:08 AM PDT
Hot nights: US in July sets new record for overnight warmth

Hot nights: US in July sets new record for overnight warmth

America sizzled through some hot nights last month, enough to make history.

August 12th, 8:45 PM PDT

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