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  • Carolina communities race to beat dangerous flooding from Florence
    published on September 23rd, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    Communities in North and South Carolina along waterways to the Atlantic coast faced rising floods on Saturday more than a week after the arrival of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least 40 people.
  • German agency pours doubt on incentives to trade old diesels
    published on September 22nd, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    The German Environment Agency (UBA) said on Saturday it was doubtful about the environmental benefits of introducing incentives for drivers of older diesel vehicles to trade them in for newer models.
  • U.S. backs protecting Yellowstone’s northern gateway from mining
    published on September 22nd, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    New mining claims should be banned for 20 years on more than 30,000 acres north of Yellowstone National Park to preserve scenery, wildlife habitat, waterways and outdoor recreation that fuels tourism in nearby Montana towns, the U.S. Forest Service said Friday.
  • 'You better pray:' More flooding in Carolinas a week after Florence
    published on September 22nd, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    Residents of Georgetown County, South Carolina, where five rivers flow into the ocean, were preparing on Friday for a deluge of water in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least 40 people.
  • Duke shuts natgas plant due to Florence floods, coal ash leak feared
    published on September 22nd, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    Duke Energy Corp said it shut down a North Carolina natural gas plant due to flooding as the deluge of water continued in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed more than 40 people.
  • NHC says 60 percent chance of cyclone off Windward Islands
    published on September 22nd, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    A low pressure system located about 400 miles east of the Windward Islands has a 60 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.
  • Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    A loud rumble jolted climate scientist David Holland just before he went to sleep inside his fiberglass bear-resistant dome, set up next to a frozen fjord in Greenland. He scrambled outside into the sunlit night at about 11 p.m.
  • Keystone XL pipeline route would not harm environment: State Department
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    The U.S. State Department on Friday issued an environmental assessment of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude pipeline that concluded it would not harm water or wildlife, clearing a hurdle for the project that has been pending for a decade.
  • Argentina bets on $600 million satellite to boost agriculture sector
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    Argentina is launching a new microwave imaging satellite to monitor natural disasters and soil moisture, in a long-term bid to bolster the farm sector, an industry that has historically been the backbone of the country's economy.
  • NHC sees 40 percent chance of cyclone east of Windward Islands
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    A well-defined low pressure system located about 500 miles (805 km) east of the Windward Islands has a 40 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.
  • Over 54,000 still without power in Carolinas after Florence
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    More than 54,000 homes and businesses in the Carolinas were still without power on Friday, a week after Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast on Sept. 14, according to local power companies.
  • NHC sees 30 percent chance of cyclone near Cape Verde
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    A low pressure system about 600 miles (966 km) south-southeast of the Cape Verde islands has a 30 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.
  • Merkel to hold diesel talks as allies demand hardware fix
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold a high-level meeting on Sunday to discuss whether to require the car industry to carry out costly hardware upgrades for older diesel vehicles to reduce inner-city pollution, government sources said.
  • Tidal wave of Chinese marine parks fuels murky cetacean trade
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 05:20 AM
    (This September 20 story corrects name of China Cetacean Alliance in paragraph 15)

 
 

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