Saturday, October 23, 2021

Fire-scarred California braces for more storms, flash floods

October 22, 2021 3:01 pm SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California residents relieved that this week’s rain helped contain stubborn wildfires and soaked dry gardens were cleaning up Friday and...

Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary-based AltaGas

October 22, 2021 1:46 pm HALIFAX — Alberta-based AltaGas has abandoned its plan to create huge salt caverns north of Halifax to store natural gas, saying the Alton Gas storage...

Big tech data centers spark worry over scarce Western water

October 22, 2021 12:06 pm THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — Conflicts over water are as old as history itself, but the massive Google data centers on the edge of this...

Rain in California won’t be enough to ease severe drought

October 22, 2021 9:31 am SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Moderate to heavy rain fell across Northern California on Friday, heading into a weekend expected bring increasingly stormy weather to the...

Campaigners stage climate protests across continents

October 22, 2021 8:11 am BERLIN (AP) — Environmental campaigners staged protests on several continents Friday to press their demands for more government action to curb global warming ahead of...

In South Sudan, flooding called ‘worst thing in my lifetime’

October 22, 2021 2:31 am MALUALKON, South Sudan (AP) — He feels like a man who has drowned. ...

Japan OKs plan to push clean energy, nuclear to cut carbon

October 22, 2021 1:41 am TOKYO (AP) — Japan adopted a new energy policy on Friday that promotes nuclear and renewables as sources of clean energy to achieve the country’s...

Amid air quality concerns, districts embrace electric buses

October 22, 2021 12:16 am BOSTON (AP) — For several years, the Miami-Dade County Pubic Schools had toyed with replacing some of its 1,000 diesel buses with cleaner electric vehicles....

Harbor patrol searched, couldn’t find California oil spill

October 21, 2021 7:46 pm HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Southern California harbor patrol boats picked up reports of a possible fuel spill off the Southern California coast on a...

US regulators endorse efforts to address climate risks

October 21, 2021 6:51 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. financial regulators on Thursday approved a series of steps toward addressing the dangers that climate change poses to the nation’s financial...

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Wilson’s overhead kick earns Newcastle draw at Palace in EPL

October 23, 2021 12:16 pm LONDON (AP) — Callum Wilson’s goal from an overhead kick rescued a 1-1 draw for Newcastle at Crystal Palace but...

Tens of thousands in Orban rally in Hungary capital Budapest

October 23, 2021 12:01 pm BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tens of thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government marched...

States mostly defer to union guidance for on-set gun safety

October 23, 2021 11:11 am Safety standards developed by film studios and labor unions are the primary protection for actors and film crews when a...