Monthly Archives: September 2022

Weather reporter hit by flying tree branch during Hurricane Ian Landfall – Deadline

Category 4 Hurricane Ian made landfall this afternoon near Fort Myers, Florida with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. In doing so, it became the fifth-largest storm to hit the continental United States — at least in recorded history — and the Weather Channel was there to cover it. Meteorologist Jim Cantore was at ground […]

Typhoon Merbok highlights Alaska’s need for science and climate-resilient infrastructure

A fishing camp in the Nome area seen on September 24 shows damage from the remnants of Typhoon Merbok. The day before, President Biden declared a major disaster for a large swath of western Alaska that had been battered by high winds and flooding from the remnants of that typhoon. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator […]

2022 Sanderson Farms Championship Weather Forecast: Weather Projections for the Jackson, MS Tournament

The PGA Tour is back after a week-long break for the Presidents Cup. The Sanderson Farms Championship — the second tournament of the 2022-23 season — begins Thursday at the Country Club of Jackson in Jackson, Mississippi. Sam Burns is the defending champion and makes his season debut at the tournament. He won last year’s […]

Toronto-Waterloo Rises, Calgary and Montreal Ecosystems to Watch in Startup Genome’s Global FinTech Rankings

Startup Genome has released a new report ranking the best ecosystems for FinTech startups around the world, naming Toronto-Waterloo as the only Canadian city or region in its top 20. Of the regions named on the list, Toronto-Waterloo was the third-biggest move, jumping five spots from its 12th spot in Startup Genome’s 2020 FinTech […]

Invasive ‘green crabs’ are exploding in numbers, disrupting New England ecosystems

Along much of the New England coastline there is a problem that has been brewing for about 200 years. Green crabs are slowly invading coastal ecosystems. They are not hard to find. “They like to eat a lot and breed a lot and take over all the habitat…here’s another one,” as University of New Hampshire […]

Canadian economy already impacted by climate change, households hardest hit

Content of the article New report shows climate damage is already hurting Canada’s economy and will cut growth in half by 2025 Content of the article OTTAWA, Sept. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A report released today by the Canadian Climate Institute shows that the growing costs of a volatile climate are already weighing on […]

Fire shuts down California Street in Jacksonville – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

A fire closed California Street in the city center Fire crews closed California Street in Jacksonville on Tuesday morning as they worked to put out a fire at the Las Palmas restaurant. [Jamie Lusch / Mail Tribune] Las Palmas Mexican Kitchen, a staple of downtown Jacksonville for nearly two decades, caught fire early Tuesday, but […]

Important fungi in freshwater ecosystems

Access to fresh water is absolutely vital for our survival. Without it, we would suffer from a lack of drinking water, fish to eat and the ability to irrigate the fields. Lakes, rivers and ponds are also home to countless species. But the structure of these sensitive ecosystems is not fully known. “Freshwater environments are […]

US climate envoy Kerry calls for increased funding to cut methane emissions

U.S. President’s Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry speaks during a news conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, in Cairo, Egypt February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Countries must increase spending on reducing methane emissions to rapidly reduce greenhouse […]

How Fentanyl Impacts Siouxland | SiouxlandProud | Sioux City, Iowa

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – Sioux City officials have said an increase in opioid-related deaths in Iowa is a concern in Siouxland. In 2021, 268 Iowans died from an opioid overdose. Sergeant Jeremy McClure of the Sioux City Police Department (SCPD) said fentanyl had caused several deaths this year and one of the reasons was […]

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Prime Minister Briceno discuss climate change

Views : 34 Posted: Monday, September 26, 2022. 2:13 p.m. CST. By Zoila Palma González: Today Belize Prime Minister John Briceno met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Washington D.C. “Belize is a strong partner for the United States on many issues of mutual interest. We are following together the very […]

Mass mammal extinctions leave ‘missing pieces’ in ecosystems | Nebraska today

Welcome to Pocket Science: an overview of recent research by Husker scientists and engineers. For those who want to quickly learn the “What”, “So what” and “Now what” of Husker research. What? For more than 100,000 years, the proliferation and migration of humans around the world has been followed by the disappearance of large mammals […]

Why some climate activists are calling for reparations

The catastrophic floods in Pakistan have sparked new calls for wealthy, polluting countries, which have developed their economies through intensive use of fossil fuels, to compensate developing countries for the devastating effects caused by the climate crisis. The currently preferred term for this concept is payment for ‘loss and damage’, but some activists want to […]

Forecast tracking, weather updates, latest news in the Philippines

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) announced that as of 3 a.m. on Monday, September 26, the following transmission lines were “unavailable”: North of Luzon 69kV Cabanatuan-San Luis lineRelease date/time: September 25, 9:11 p.m.Customers concerned: NEECO II Zone 1, NEECO II Zone 2, AURELCO 69kV Cabanatuan-Fatima lineRelease date/time: September 25, 9:21 p.m. Customers […]

Lynsey Addario has a strong focus on climate change

“People need to see these stories through a human lens,” humanitarian photojournalist Lynsey Addario says of the importance of showcasing the struggles of climate change activists. In 2015, Lynsey was named one of the five most influential photographers of the past 25 years by American Photo Magazine. Also a Pulitzer Prize winner, she believes climate […]

Belated heartache for South Medford – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Willamette scores with less than four minutes to edge the Panther girls Shorthanded and all, the South Medford women’s soccer team did so much good in the second half of Saturday’s game against Willamette. But with a second-half goal still to score, the door was open for a late winner. And the Wolverines took it. […]

Building digital ecosystems | The Manila Times

HUAWEI’s 7th annual flagship event for the global ICT industry kicked off Monday in Bangkok, bringing together industry leaders, experts and partners from around the world to explore how to unleash digital productivity more effectively. At Huawei Connect 2022, Ken Hu, Rotating Chairman of Huawei, delivered a keynote speech outlining three ways the ICT ecosystem […]

Long Island Weather: Windy, with highs around 70 degrees

Dry, autumnal weather on Saturday gives way to warmer and possibly wetter conditions on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures on Saturday could reach 70 degrees with winds of up to 21 mph, forecasters say. Winds will ease on Saturday evening as the thermometer drops to the mid-50s, forecasters said. Sunday begins with […]

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner: Proposed plant is a dangerous distraction | News, Sports, Jobs

Competitive Power Ventures Inc. has announced plans to build a natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in West Virginia, an 1,800 megawatt facility representing an investment of $3 billion that could potentially be built in the county of Doddridge (not certain). The facility would use carbon capture and storage technology made possible by the […]

McGrath’s Fish House Closing in Medford – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Building bought by another company with local restaurants After 27 years, McGrath’s Fish House in Medford closed this week. [Jamie Lusch / Mail Tribune] After more than two and a half decades in South Medford, a local seafood stalwart has closed. McGrath’s Fish House at 68 E. Stewart Ave. closed this week, according to a […]

Termites could play a bigger role in future ecosystems

University of Miami tropical biologist Amy Zanne conducted an international research study to investigate the finding and decay of wood by termites and microbes. Most people think of termites as a wood-consuming nuisance in homes and businesses. But these termites represent less than 4% of all termite species in the world. Termites are essential in […]

Neonicotinoid insecticides continue to poison California’s waterways, threatening aquatic ecosystems

(Beyond pesticides, September 23, 2022) According to a September 15 Environment California press release, California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) data confirms more bad news about neonicotinoid (neonic) contamination: nearly all waterways samples from three counties show the presence of the neonicotinoid imidacloprid. at levels above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chronic benchmark for […]

Battle of the Souths Stirs Week 4 – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

South Medford travel to face No.10 South Salem in Friday’s unbeaten clash Only one home game in Week 4 is between unbeaten Class 6A or 5A sides, and fireworks are sure to be expected when South Medford travel to play 10th tier South Salem on Friday night. The Saxons boast one of the most prolific […]

NSF Funding Will Strengthen Open Source Ecosystem Infrastructure at UCSC

Seven years ago, assistant professor of computer science and engineering Carlos Maltzahn founded UC Santa Cruz Free Software Research Center (CROSS) to youTeach students to be productive in open source communities, fund students working on research with a plausible path to becoming a successful open source project, and award fellowships to postdocs to grow open […]

How climate change is fueling hurricanes

After a calm start to the season, Hurricane Fiona slammed into Puerto Rico and then hit the Dominican Republic, leaving more than a million people without running water or electricity.Although scientists have not yet determined whether climate change has influenced Fiona’s strength or behavior, there is strong evidence that these devastating storms are getting worse.Here’s […]

Preventing climate disasters in Africa: Eritrea leads the way

As what is primarily a climate catastrophe caused by the West continues to plague Africa, with tens of millions facing starvation and starvation in the Horn of Africa, the small underdeveloped country Eritrea is leading the fight to prevent this from happening. Eritrea does this by carrying out aggressive water conservation actions by building water […]

Crater High classes canceled all week – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Engineers determined that the old gymnasium was not safe to occupy due to the failure of the trusses Classes at Crater High are canceled for the rest of the week as engineering teams work to assess and hopefully remedy a situation involving failing trusses in a renovated former gym space. Central Point School District 6 […]

Ask the gardener: in the context of climate change, now is the best time to plant grass seeds

What to do this week Trees use nutrients from your soil to produce leaves, which each fall fall to the ground and decompose in the ground. It is nature’s perfect recycling. But we break this cycle and deplete our soil when we collect and pack our leaves to take away. Why are we doing this? […]

Women in Technology: Geneviève Soh, Head of Platforms and Ecosystems, Climate Impact X

As Head of Platforms and Ecosystems at Climate Impact X (CIX), Geneviève Soh leads her team to drive environmental impact and increase access to quality carbon credits. We spoke with Soh to learn more about his role in the global market and trading carbon credits. Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your […]

Weather Wednesday: Extreme heat and drought cause leaf scorch in Oklahoma | Local News

It’s the last official day of summer. While it’s hard to get into that autumnal state of mind with 100 degree temperatures on our doorstep this afternoon, try to imagine what fall is like. For me, it’s the pumpkins and the leaves that change these beautiful colors. What you may have noticed lately are the […]

It’s not too late to talk about climate change – Annenberg Media

Here’s the biggest question with our climate crisis: how do you react to an impending apocalypse when the news you hear is controversial and often contradictory? Certain factions in our society have begun to shoot down the messenger, a tactic that can never bode well for the future of a civilization. Some have simply chosen […]

SLO County weather: Storm brings second day of rain

Parts of San Luis Obispo County received record amounts of rain as an early season storm drenched the central coast for a second day. The storm, which was unusual for this time of year, brought much-needed moisture to the parched region. Typically, SLO County does not receive substantial amounts of precipitation until October. San Luis […]

These climate hero animals are restoring habitats and reviving ecosystems |

You might be surprised to learn how much our world is shaped by animals that do mundane things like scratching, digging, eating, and pooping. Especially poo. These activities are the first in a chain of events that result in highly complex ecosystems rich in biodiversity. Some species, due to their unique skills, food choices, or […]

Diversity of bees is essential to ecosystems •

Due to a variety of factors, including habitat loss and the use of pesticides, many bees are currently at risk, along with the plants that depend on them for pollination. Now, a research team led by Rutgers University has discovered that simply saving more bees may not be enough to solve these problems. According to […]

Climate change could mean earlier, less vibrant fall foliage in New York City

September 20, 2022 — The leaves change color in the North Country. It is one of the first places to see fall foliage in New York. But this year, colors may come and go from the trees faster due to drought conditions across the state. Taryn Bauerle, a plant ecophysiologist at Cornell University, says the […]

Weather helps crews control fires

BONNERS FERRY — With weather mapping flights, it’s hard to tell how much — or if — the Kootenai River complex has grown, Forest Service officials said. However, the low-intensity fire “is mostly smoldering and creeping with minimal growth,” officials said in a news release Monday. The inversion layer that was keeping flights grounded also […]

building digital ecosystems to promote economy – Manila Bulletin

HUAWEI CONNECT 2022, Huawei’s 7th annual flagship event for the global ICT industry, kicked off in Bangkok on Monday. Huawei has brought together industry leaders, experts and partners from around the world to explore how to unleash digital productivity more effectively. Initiatives to help all industries go digital Ken Hu, Rotating Chairman of Huawei, delivered […]

Survey: Oregonians still support Measure 110 – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Two gubernatorial candidates back repeal of law, which decriminalizes possession of small amounts of hard drugs Volunteers deliver boxes containing signed petitions in support of Measure 110 to the Oregon Secretary of State’s office in June 2020. [AP/file photo] Despite a much-criticized rollout, Oregonians still support a 2020 law that decriminalizes possession of small amounts […]

These climate hero animals are restoring habitats and reviving ecosystems | Entertainment News

You might be surprised to learn how much of our world is shaped by animals that do mundane things like scratching, digging, eating, and pooping. Especially poo. These activities are the first in a chain of events that result in highly complex ecosystems rich in biodiversity. Some species, due to their unique skills, food choices, […]

Practical Solutions for Faculty to Create an Inclusive Classroom Climate and Culture –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The course “Practical Solutions for Faculty: Creating an Inclusive Classroom Climate and Culture” has been added to from offer. For teachers who create an inclusive classroom where all students feel valued and seen, this online course instills practical tactics and strategies from experienced educators to implement in daily teaching to ensure an inclusive […]

Adrian Orr to step up conversations on climate change

BRADEN FASTER / TRICK Weather-related insurance payouts are on track to hit a new record high this year, Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr said. Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr said the bank will increase the number of conversations about climate change in the coming year. The impacts of climate change were “already there, and those […]

Microplastics climb the food chain through plants and animals, study finds

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland has shown that microplastics easily move up the food chain through plants and animals. The study indicates that plants suck up synthetic contaminants from the soil, and animals or insects that nibble on those greens replenish nanoplastics. Plastic particles smaller than a micrometer are mostly the […]

Experts are concerned about the impact of the landslide in northern British Columbia on ecosystems near Prince Rupert, British Columbia – BC

There are growing concerns about a major landslide in northwestern British Columbia that hit a tributary of the Skeena River. Officials said a landslide crashed into the Ecstall River near Prince Rupert on September 1, 2022. Read more: About 80 families evacuated north of Quebec due to risk of landslide SkeenaWild manager Greg Knox said […]

Will rain and wind slow the Colts’ offense against the Jaguars on Sunday?

Credit: Photo by Harry Aaron/Getty Images. Pictured: A Jacksonville Jaguars fan in a team poncho Updated: September 18, 2022, 11:28 a.m. EDT Wind and rain appear in the NFL weather report for Sunday’s Week 2 slate, including the Colts vs. Jaguars at 1 p.m. ET. Rain can obviously impact play on the field, and strong […]

A new model for kelp farming as a climate solution in Maine

Cole Roxbury, a marine science student at the University of Maine, holds a rope of kelp at the Darling Marine Center. Photo by Adam St. Gelais of the University of Maine. Editor’s note: The following story first appeared in the Maine Monitor’s free environmental newsletter, Climate Monitor, which is delivered to inboxes every Friday morning. […]

Death of a three-year-old child in the collapse of a wall due to heavy rains in UP; IMD predicts downpour in Odisha, Maharashtra today

India Monsoon News Live Updates Today: A three-year-old boy died and his mother was seriously injured on Saturday evening when a wall in their kutcha house collapsed following rains in this district, officials said, PTI reported. The incident took place in the town of Rampur, they said. Parts of Uttar Pradesh including Deoria district have […]

Santa Rosa Group documentary focuses on role of climate crisis in catastrophic wildfires

It started as a collection of stories, people talking about what they endured the night and early morning hours of October 8, 2017, when a series of firestorms tore through Sonoma County. Listening for a Change, a decades-old non-profit organization dedicated to fostering understanding through public talks and listening sessions, has been asked to launch […]

Weather: Wildfire smoke drifts away on Sunday as summer stretch begins | Time

Smoke from the wildfires will finally be blown offshore on Sunday as the start of a new pattern arrives. This one will keep us very hot and humid through the astronomical end of summer on Thursday. A few highs will hit 90 on Monday. We’ll start with the smoke, which has brought great sunrises and […]

Cheetah project will restore grassland ecosystems: PM Modi

New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the return of cheetahs to India would help restore open forest and grassland ecosystems and also lead to better livelihood opportunities for the local community. Modi, who turned 72 today, released cheetahs flown in from Namibia into a special enclosure in Kuno National […]

PM Modi – ThePrint –

New Delhi [India]Sep 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the return of cheetahs to India will contribute to the restoration of open forest and grassland ecosystems and also lead to better livelihood opportunities for the local community. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 72 today, released cheetahs flown in from Namibia […]

Ramaphosa and Biden discuss trade, climate and energy – SABC News

South African President (SA) Cyril Ramaphosa discussed trade, climate and energy with US President Joe Biden on Friday during a meeting at the White House during Ramaphosa’s working visit to the US . The presidents also discussed relations with Russia. Biden, who has led an international coalition to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin for the […]

Sunday rally honors Mary-Curtis Gramley – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Mary-Curtis Gramley and her husband, Dale Gramley. [courtesy photo] Friends, family, customers, colleagues and children will gather at Hanley Farm at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 18 to celebrate the life and work of Mary-Curtis Gramley, longtime local resident and the community’s leading child advocate. Gramley, who died May 17, 2021, at the age of […]

French chef makes local farm produce sing – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Cocorico an accessible and affordable Ashland addition Devilled eggs are served on crumbled potato chips at Ashland’s Cocorico. [Sarah Lemon/Mail Tribune] The mixed greens served at Cocorico by Ashland come from Wandering Roots Farm in Gold Hill. [Sarah Lemon/Mail Tribune] Homemade campanelle is prepared with a multitude of seasonal vegetables at Ashland’s Cocorico. [Sarah Lemon/Mail […]

Alberta glaciologist climbed and camped atop Mount Logan to learn about climate history

Last June, Alison Criscitiello led a seven-person team to North America’s second-highest peak in search of ancient ice and to potentially unlock tens of thousands of years of climate history. Criscitiello, director of the Canadian Ice Core Lab (CICL) at the University of Alberta, has stood atop Canada’s tallest mountain a few times before. She […]

Rogue Valley Art Galleries: September 16 – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Admire paintings by Doug Staples during Medford’s Third Friday event at the Art du Jour gallery. See list. Courtesy Image *Note: To submit your event to Tempo, email the information to [email protected] Third Friday Art Walk Downtown Medford’s galleries, restaurants, shops, and studios unveil new exhibits, hold art demonstrations, and more from 5-8 p.m. on […]

5 benefits of using Apple HomeKit over other smart home ecosystems

Of the three major smart home ecosystems, Apple’s HomeKit has the lowest adoption rate. However, this in no way reflects its capabilities as a smart home ecosystem. Apple’s HomeKit is one of the best smart home systems for building a smart home. If this is your first time setting up a smart home ecosystem or […]

Australian Prime Minister backs Charles’ pursuit of climate advocacy

CANBERRA, Australia >> Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said King Charles III continuing to advocate for action on climate change in his new apolitical role as monarch would be “perfectly acceptable”. Albanese was speaking ahead of the scheduled departure of an Australian delegation from Sydney on Thursday for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Albanese […]

Factory fire deaths identified – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Vehicles and homes destroyed by the Mill Fire line a neighborhood in Weed, Calif., in this Sept. 3 file photo. On Wednesday, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office identified two women who died in the fire: Marilyn Hilliard, 73, and Lorenza Glover, 65. [AP Photo/Noah Berger] The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two Weed, […]

Climate Adaptation Coalition Says Canada Needs Specific Disaster Resilience Targets

A broad coalition on climate adaptation and disaster resilience says air conditioning should become a human right alongside winter heating – one of a series of tough goals Canada must meet over the coming years as the impacts of climate change increase. “We are focused on the short term,” said Blair Feltmate, director of the […]

New marine life projects support ecosystem conservation and health

Credit: Jeff Hester/Ocean Image Bank On behalf of the National Oceanographic Partnership ProgramNOAA and partner agencies including NASA, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Office of Naval Research awarded several new proposals that: Build on the foundations established by the US Marine Biodiversity Observation Networkthe United States Animal Telemetry Network and the United […]

US and Nigeria team up to tackle climate change and emissions

From left to right: US Ambassador to Nigeria Mary Leonard, US Special Envoy on Climate Change, Senator John Kerry, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva and Group Chief Executive, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Mallam Mele Kyari, after a meeting between Sylva and Kerry, at NNPC Tower, Abuja on Tuesday By Emmanuella […]

USDA Releases September Bullish WASDE

The USDA released a bullish September WASDE (World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates) report on Monday. Dan Bass is president of AgResource Company in Chicago. “The USDA surprisingly reduced both corn and soybean acreage. Nine hundred thousand acres was the reduction in corn harvested acreage and 600,000 soybean acres. Both larger than expected. Then we […]

World faces ‘increasingly devastating’ effects – The Irish Times

Without much more ambitious action, the physical and socio-economic impacts of climate change “will be increasingly devastating” across the planet, according to a multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Responding to the findings, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “climate impacts are heading into uncharted territories of destruction.” What is known as the […]

New all-weather ping pong tables ready for outdoor play

Two local parks now have concrete ping pong tables — the city’s first outdoor, all-weather public tables. The Quincy Department of Natural Resources recently installed a traditional two-handed table and a four-handed table at Faxon Park. The tables are located at the top of Faxon Road, between the clubhouse and the softball field. The park […]

The bioeconomy can generate solutions to the great challenges of climate change: Experts

New Delhi: According to experts, the bioeconomy has the potential to create jobs and generate new solutions to the planet’s major challenges in the areas of health, food, water and climate change. The bioeconomy or bio-based economy involves the sustainable use of renewable biological resources to produce food, energy and industrial goods. It exploits the […]

Shell finally gets hunting rights – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Members of the Coquille tribe were granted subsistence hunting and fishing rights under 19th century treaties never ratified by Congress A black-tailed buck appears to check a game camera mounted in a tree by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists during a deer count in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. [Photo courtesy ODFW] Members […]

UB scientists to study how ancient climate change has altered ecosystems in Southeast Alaska

Research into the past could provide important insights into how climate change may impact ecosystems today BUFFALO, NY — Scientists at the University at Buffalo have received more than $2.9 million from the National Science Foundation to study the impacts of prehistoric climate change on ecosystems in Southeast Alaska. This coastal region “holds an exceptional […]

DC Area Forecast: Storms Threaten Later in the Day, Great Weather Follows

A somewhat subjective rating of today’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. 3/10: High 80s for the highs aren’t bad, but the humidity is gross and some late day storms might pack a punch. Today: Early fog, some sun. Risk of storm late. Tops: 80 to 85. This evening: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, […]

SU students and faculty discuss the toll of climate change studies on mental health

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Content Disclaimer: This story contains mentions of suicide, domestic violence and substance abuse. Sarah Pralle often thinks about the possibility of her young daughter choosing not to have children because of the adverse effects of climate change. “I sometimes […]

The weather helps, but the threat of wildfires in the West persists

FORESTHILL, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters made progress against a massive wildfire in Northern California that continued to grow and threatened thousands of mountain homes on Sunday, while crews also battled major blazes that covered vast swaths of Oregon and Washington up in smoke. The Mosquito Fire in the foothills east of Sacramento has expanded to […]

California wine country faces climate tipping point | Company

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Elon Musk’s College Sweetheart Auctions Billionaire’s Memorabilia – Boston News, Weather, Sports

(CNN) – Keeping an ex’s stuff can pay off later, at least if your ex turns out to be the richest man in the world. Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk’s former girlfriend is auctioning off a cache of Musk photos and memorabilia from her relationship with the billionaire. Jennifer Gwynne, Musk’s college girlfriend, is selling the […]

Climate law brings certainty and new solar opportunities to Iowa

Patrick Snell is Associate for Climate and External Affairs at The Nature Conservancy in Iowa. The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) provides the tools needed for more Iowans to unlock the potential of solar power to lower their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint. These new resources provide certainty and new, growing […]

PREP SOCCER: Panthers offense held by Sheldon – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

The South Medford boys’ football team were able to do a lot in Saturday afternoon’s game against Sheldon, but there was only one thing missing for the Panthers. The ability to finish in front of goal. No matter how many chances were created – including a second-half penalty – South Medford simply couldn’t convert as […]

Climate models are unreliable in predicting wave damage to coral reefs – Eurasia Review

Climate models are unreliable when it comes to predicting the damage tropical cyclones will cause to sensitive coral reefs, according to a study published in the journal The Future of Earth. Anticipating an increase in tropical cyclone intensity with climate change, conservationists have been interested in using the models to identify the vulnerability of reef […]

Mosquito fire growth slows as weather improves

The Mosquito Fire burning in Placer and El Dorado counties grew more slowly Friday and overnight as it devoured dry landscapes, destroying homes and sending thousands of residents fleeing. The wildfire, which started Tuesday evening north of Oxbow Reservoir, had burned nearly 34,000 acres Saturday morning and remains contained at 0%, making it one of […]

In Louisiana, the first American climate refugees find a new refuge

Joann Bourg stands outside her new home, about an hour’s drive from Louisiana’s Low Island where she grew up – an area that is gradually sinking into the Gulf of Mexico. “I’m very excited. I can’t wait to move on,” Ms. Bourg said. “I’ve been waiting for this day forever.” Joann Bourg has moved into […]

Beach weather continues but water conditions expected to be unpredictable – Boston 25 News

GLOUSTER, Mass. – Beach time continues even after Labor Day. But safety officials are warning people to be careful on the beaches this weekend as a major storm moves into New England. Offshore storms can bring strong waves and rip currents. Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester was already busy on Friday. Parents were very cautious […]

Climate change causes ice to disappear from caves in Austria

September 9, 2022Reviewed by Mila Perera For the first time, a group of geologists from the University of Innsbruck have extensively recorded the gain and loss of ice in alpine ice caves over the past 2,000 years. They closely examined eight ice caves in four Austrian federal states. Charlotte Honiat and Tanguy Racine from the […]

Brazil’s native ecosystems threatened by American bullfrogs •

Bullfrogs are considered the world’s first invasive amphibian. The American bull frog (Aquarana catesbeiana) is native to North America and was first introduced to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1935 to produce meat. Now it is cultivated throughout southern and southeastern Brazil, but has also spread into the wild, negatively impacting local ecosystems by competing […]

WSJ Editorial Board: California blackouts result of ‘man-made climate policies’, ‘not climate change’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board criticized California Governor Gavin Newsom’s climate change policies on Wednesday, arguing they are the root of the state’s energy shortages. “California narrowly avoided blackouts on Tuesday, but the threat looms all week amid an unpleasant but not unusual heat wave,” the […]

Dr. Samantha Majhor and Danielle Barrett work to restore ecosystems and culture with wild rice

Students and faculty working on the Wild Rice Project at Marquette University’s Indigeneity Lab are trying to answer the question: Will wild rice grow in Milwaukee’s rivers? What may seem like a simple scientific approach requires building relationships with indigenous communities and a deep understanding of the connection that indigenous peoples have with the waters […]

Stink and Pests Sour Ashland’s Compost Service – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

The system put in place to compost food waste from downtown restaurants has gotten out of hand Ashland’s composting and recycling service for downtown restaurants has been discontinued, but city officials said they hope to design a better system in the future. “There have been problems almost all the time, but recently it has become […]

Pakistan floods show need for climate resilience

Born in India and having Pakistani friends, Auroop Ganguly, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University, follows very closely the news of the catastrophic floods in Pakistan. He says that due to climate change, such disasters are no longer completely unexpected surprises, but rather predictive events that need to be anticipated and factored […]

My Say: Decarbonizing Technical Systems and Recarbonizing Ecosystems in Southeast Asia

In thinking about a green future for Southeast Asia, we offer two lines of analysis. One is focused on technology development (Technology Road Mapping, or TRM) and the other is focused on ecosystem growth (Ecosystem Growth Mapping, or EGM). The latter is at the heart of all the nature of the countries of Southeast Asia. […]

CANY Presidents Comment on Current Cannabis Climate in NYS | WUTR/WFXV

MOHAWK VALLEY, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – Adult marijuana use has increased across the country as more states begin to legalize medical and recreational use. New York State has announced that it will approve up to 150 Adult Conditional Use Retail (CAURD) dispensaries, with the most going to Manhattan and Long Island. CAURD licenses can only be […]

Conscious eating – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — There are many “rules” about food, but implementing simple eating guidelines can help you eat mindfully and feel better. Kaitlyn Wong, registered dietitian with the Community Health Network, says your goal shouldn’t always be What you eat, but How? ‘Or’ What you eat it. She breaks down her two guidelines to make […]

African leaders demand action on ‘broken promises’ at climate adaptation summit

African and international leaders gathered in Rotterdam this week to call on industrialized countries to deliver on their promises and fund the continent’s climate adaptation. The African Adaptation Summit is being held in preparation for COP27 in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt in November. “Rotterdam is a test for Sharm-el-Sheikh. Are we going to talk as usual or […]

RAIDER ROUNDUP: SOU women settle for the draw – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

MERCED, Calif. — Jessie Selby’s four-save shutout allowed the Southern Oregon women’s soccer team to come away with a result against UC Merced, settling for a 0-0 draw on Tuesday afternoon at Bobcat Field. The Raiders (1-3-1 overall) stopped a two-game skid. The contest was the last on their non-conference roster — played exclusively on […]

Climate change and man-made disasters are changing Australia’s housing market landscape: RMIT study finds

Topics: housing market, climate change, natural disasters, interest rates, economy “Going forward, the Australian property market will be more volatile compared to a decade long steady growth following the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC) due to climate change related disasters.” “Australia’s property market is already experiencing its most volatile period since the turn of this […]

Bee It Know: Biodiversity is essential to ecosystems

A study conducted by Rutgers on bees shows how different species pollinate the same plants over time Rutgers has conducted the first study showing how many additional bee species are needed to maintain crop yields when a longer term period is considered. In the paper, which was recently published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, the […]

Staff Changes Approved at Nevis School – Park Rapids Enterprise

Elementary school teacher Paul Schroeder, who has worked in the district for 36 years, plans to retire on March 17, 2023. The board approved his “intent to retire” application at Monday’s meeting. “Paul has been a valued member of our Tiger community since May 1986,” Superintendent Gregg Parks said. “His contributions to the district are […]