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Tracking the EV battery factory construction boom across North America

A wave of automakers and battery makers — foreign and domestic — have pledged to produce North American–made batte...

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Check out live sharks and learn ocean safety tips at Cal State's Shark Lab on Saturday

Long Beach State Shark Lab dispels common myths about sharks and discusses how California sharks truly act around humans...

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If you must go, here’s what to know before visiting Death Valley during extreme heat

The park is expected to experience heat above 125 degrees this weekend — the second time in a month. Earlier this morn...

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Angel Reese's impressive rookie season leads to her first WNBA All-Star nod

When Angel Reese was preparing for the WNBA draft, some observers questioned her game, wondering whether it was ready to...

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Mowing mistake will cause mushrooms to quickly multiply on your lawn this July

Rainfall combined with the now warmer weather creates the perfect conditions for fungi to grow on lawns, and an expert h...

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A plan to build one of Louisiana's biggest solar farms was rejected. Lawsuits have now been filed.

The dispute over the solar farm in St. James Parish highlights part of the difficulty in shifting toward renewable energ...

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Rare butterfly is behind ‘mass destruction’ on rare Miami plants. Can both be protected?

The butterfly is the atala, a South Florida native whose life cycle and survival has long been tied to a unique “host ...

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30 people missing after flash flood hits southwest China

Dozens of homes damaged as heavy rains trigger flood in Sichuan province...

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Efforts drag on to finalize $4 billion Maui wildfire settlement

An all-encompassing tentative litigation settlement over the Aug. 8 Maui wildfires was still being wrestled over Friday ...

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UP govt to plant over 36 crore saplings across the state, says CM

UP CM Adityanath announced planting 36 crore saplings for PM Modi's World Environment Day campaign. Floods impacted 24 d...

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John Wheeler: Why is forecasting an eclipse harder than forecasting weather?

The science of meteorology is as exact as any of the physical sciences....

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City acing clean air action plan at bottom of PM10 levels survey? CSE points to govt data opacity

NCAP focuses only on PM10 reduction, and 64% of all funds are used for dust control measures, finds CSE; recommends gree...

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Rare Cadbury chocolate bar beloved by fans returns to the UK

A pink Cadbury chocolate bar beloved by Brits has returned to B&M stores across the UK....

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Polar bear tracking tech breakthrough could boost conservation as climate heats up

Current research relies on satellite collars that can only be fitted to adult female bears....

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6 vegetables you can grow indoors if you don't have a backyard

Discover which veg crops can thrive indoors, for an edible indoor garden...

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The very wild life of a lone Scottish island ranger

On a beautiful white sandy beach at the edge of the Inner Hebridean island of Tiree, wildlife ranger Hayley Douglas is o...

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Damaging winds set to hit multiple states

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a damaging wind warning for much of south-eastern Australia....

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News24 Business | 'Black Mermaid' from Soweto is changing perspectives about sharks, one swimming lesson at a time

South Africa's first black female freediving instructor is breaking down stereotypes about sharks on the TV show 'Shark ...

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Obituary: Corinne M. Parady

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Corinne M. (Belyea) Parady, 94, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away peacefully on July 12, 2024.Bor...

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Obituary: Paul Emile Roy

WINSLOW - Paul Emile Roy, 81, passed away unexpectedly on July 15, 2024, in Waterville. Born on August 9, 1942, in ......

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Rain enters the forecast next week

Temperatures are expected to stay comfortable in the 70s and 80s....

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5 best annuals to sow in July –there is still time to sow flower seeds for blooms this summer

These expert-approved annuals will bring an abundance of late-season color...

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Pop-up storms over the next few days

Nothing severe or heavy is expected, but there could be some heavy downpours....

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Country diary: An alarmingly bad day searching for butterflies | Jennifer Jones

Green Beach, Sefton coast, Merseyside: It was a glorious day in a biodiversity hotspot that’s full of different habita...

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3 gardening jobs you must do this weekend - encourage blooms, tomato plants and more

As the weather heats up there are some key jobs to get done in the garden....

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First Alert Forecast: 7/19/24 Nightly Weather in New York

CBS New York's Lonnie Quinn has your First Alert Forecast for July 19 at 11 p.m....

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Power outages linger several days after severe weather in Philadelphia region

The weather led to power problems throughout the region, especially in Chester County....

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Tomato plants only grow ‘bigger and tastier’ fruit if expert's 1 essential job is followed

Make way for a bumper crop of "bigger and tastier" tomatoes if gardeners decide to carry out one essential task an exper...

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Cats ‘won’t return’ to your garden with expert’s 10 deterrents felines ‘hate’

Many gardeners face challenges when it comes to keeping cats away from previous plants, but luckily an expert has shared...

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The stunning Norfolk beach voted the best beach for a day trip by our readers

Our readers voted this town as the best for a day out and it's easy to see why...

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Fork Fire in the Angeles National Forest burns 250 acres while another fire erupts near the 210 Freeway

The Fork Fire is burning east of the San Gabriel Reservoir in the Angeles National Forest with evacuations in place....

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First Alert Weather Friday night forecast 7-19-24

Chief meteorologist Paul Heggen has details on the inland heat and coastal fog....

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East Bay seniors at risk from power outages during high heat

A couple of East Bay communities have experienced persistent power outages in recent months. Pleasanton and Danville lea...

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First Alert Weather: Muggy stretch ahead in NYC

Lonnie Quinn has the Tri-State Area's latest First Alert Forecast on CBS2 News At 6....

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Barking dog saves life of owner with dementia after days in Utah heat

A barking dog saved the life of his owner, who has dementia and had gone missing amid high temperatures in Utah last mon...

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The story of ‘Little Shakespeare’ and a generation of Mexican comedy

Who was the man behind Mexican TV's most iconic characters and what was the complicated legacy he left behind?The post T...

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PG&E warns of possible safety shutoffs from dry weather, winds

PG&E warned Friday that about 16,000 customers across seven counties could have their power shut off Saturday due to saf...

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More effective termite control could be on the horizon

Termite activity is considered to be "very heavy" in California and the options to rid your home of the destructive inse...

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Biden administration seeks to eliminate single-use plastics in federal government by 2035

President Biden has announced a commitment to phasing out the the purchasing and use of single-use plastics across the f...

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Anti-noise radar test completed in Geneva

Vehicle noise is a problem in Switzerland. The authorities receive a numerous and growing number complaints, particularl...

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National weather forecast for Saturday July 20

National weather forecast for Saturday July 20....

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Highway to hell? Plan for Germany's biggest motorway sparks anger

A proposal to create Germany's biggest motorway has sparked a backlash, with critics fearful the "monstrosity" will incr...

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US to phase out federal purchase of single-use plastics

President Joe Biden's administration on Friday announced plans to phase out single-use plastics in all federal operation...

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Humans caused climate change. Amid the suffering, now they must solve it

For decades, scientists warned that continued burning of oil, gas, and coal would have devastating climate impacts. Thos...

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Record-Breaking Heat for Southwest, Heavy Rain for Southeast Over Weekend: NWS

NWS is predicting 'widespread temperatures in the 90s and 100s followed by little overnight relief.'...

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Hot, inland California cities face the steepest water cuts with new conservation mandate

Urban water agencies serving a third of Californians won’t need to cut use, while Central Valley and desert cities fac...

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US to phase out single-use plastic from federal operations

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Biden administration on Friday announced it plans to phase out the use o...

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Mexico tries to bring drought-stricken lake back to life

Mexican authorities are releasing thousands of juvenile fish and cleaning up freshwater springs as part of efforts to re...

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COP29 hosts urge fossil fuel majors to donate to climate fund

Azerbaijan said Friday it hopes to raise money from fossil fuel producers for green projects in developing countries as ...

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Enhanced information in national policies can accelerate Africa's efforts to track climate adaptation

New analysis of African national adaptation policy documents finds that most fail to provide comprehensive and consisten...

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CrowdStrike chaos leads to grounded aircraft — and maybe an unusual weather effect

The IT outage may have an unexpected effect on the climate: clearer skies and maybe lower temperatures this evening© 20...

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Cooling must be seen as critical national infrastructure, new report says

A Cranfield University academic has contributed to a new landmark report that says that governments and policy makers mu...

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First Alert Weather: A fabulous Friday afternoon in NYC!

John Elliott has the Tri-State Area's latest First Alert Forecast on CBS2 News At Noon....

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InventHelp Inventors Develop New Wind-Powered Turbine OCC-1705

PITTSBURGH, July 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- "We wanted to upgrade and modernize how wind turbines operate, increasing effi...

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5 Little-known Facts About Fish

Learn five things we bet you didn't know about fish!...

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Azerbaijan launches climate fund, seeks fossil-fuel producer support

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Azerbaijan, host of the U.N. COP29 climate summit, announced Friday it will ...