The town of Greenville, California was completely burned to the ground almost two months ago when the Dixie Fire tore through the area. Buildings lay in ruins, cars sit scorched and trees stand charred after what the governer called a "climate-induced" wildfire. Climate change amplifies droughts, creating ideal conditions for wildfires to spread out of control and inflict unprecedented material and environmental damage.
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- KGO – San Francisco
"The forecast should give us a reprieve." Many in the Bay Area are ready to greet the first rain of the season with open arms as soon as Sunday after a spring and summer filled with epic drought conditions. Fire crews hope the precipitation gives them a break from fighting wildfires.
- LA Times
What does another La Niña winter mean for drought-stricken Southern California? Nothing to cheer about.
- LA Times
In Carson, a smell like rotten eggs from the Dominguez Channel has been sickening residents for nearly two weeks. Anger is growing.
- Washington Post
Last week, I wrote about Robin Lail experiencing Napa Valley's modern wine history through boom and bust, and how she was addressing the current challenge of climate change as an ambassador for the Porto Protocol, an international effort to rally the global wine industry to grapple with the existential crisis of today. I mentioned she was practicing carbon farming in her vineyards, but I didn't explain in detail what carbon farming entails. Several commenters suggested - some even politely - tha
- The Weather Network
The resurgent phenomenon typically has effects far from its normal Pacific Ocean locale.
- CBS News
The President of the Canary Islands says the eruption is the "most damaging volcano in Europe in the last 100 years."
- USA TODAY
The leaves in your yard might be starting to fall to the ground. But if you were planning to add raking to your weekend to-do list, think again.
Huge wind turbines are pushing the limits of what ports and installation vessels can handle.
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
Another feisty storm is setting its sights on the Northwest to finish out this weekend, bringing heavy rain, gusty winds, chilly weather and even some mountain snow. "A slow-moving, potent river of moisture is flowing into the Pacific Northwest through this weekend," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Alyssa Smithmyer. "Locations along the northwest coast of Washington, such as Quillayute, are forecast to receive rounds of heavy rainfall lasting through Sunday." Some of these areas could be at risk
The Irwin family welcomed their beloved pug Stella in 2016
- Business Insider
Biden just released a plan to protect Americans' retirements and savings from the 'urgent and systemic risk' of the climate crisis
Biden unveiled a report on Friday to fight the threat climate change poses to the economy, with a top economist saying "inaction is not an option."
- Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Enbridge has failed to meet the Oct. 15 deadline for cleaning up the site of an aquifer ruptured during construction of its controversial Line 3 oil pipeline, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported Friday. Meanwhile, the DNR is investigating two other sites where the company may have caused additional groundwater damage, the agency said in a statement. The agency did not ...
Trump was up to his old rhetorical tricks in a speech to the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
One Bitcoin mining operation in central New York came up with a novel solution in finding cheap energy to run the power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency.
Scientists are concerned about the impact of the rogue non-native herd near Escobar's former ranch.
- The Guardian
The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, two of the nation’s busiest, create more than 100 tons a day of smog that choke local communities The Port of Los Angeles in California is backed up with a growing number of incoming cargo ships waiting offshore. Photograph: Jason Armond/Los Angeles Times/Rex/Shutterstock Dozens of behemoth cargo ships adorned with tall stacks of brightly colored containers still dot the coastline off southern California. Part of a shipping bottleneck plaguing US ports, t
- The Weather Network
The weekend will end with another warm and muggy day across the Maritimes as a slug of rain moves across the region. The precipitation will reach Newfoundland by Monday.
- The Guardian
The mayor of Imperial Beach, California, says big oil wants him to drop the lawsuit demanding the industry pay for the climate crisis Serge Dedina: ‘The only conspiracy is [that] a bunch of suits and fossil-fuel companies decided to pollute the earth and make climate change worse, and then lie about it.’ Photograph: John Francis Peters/The Guardian Serge Dedina is a surfer, environmentalist and mayor of Imperial Beach, a small working-class city on the California coast. He is also, if the fossil
Eight states currently report having zero or nearly zero American bumblebees left, according to a petition