Friday, June 5, 2020

Study: World carbon pollution falls 17% during pandemic peak

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SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer KENSINGTON, Maryland (AP) — The world cut its daily carbon dioxide emissions by 17% at the peak of the pandemic...

California’s budget cuts threaten environmental spending

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ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed budget cuts include canceling billions of dollars in climate change spending, a blow...

‘Murder Hornets,’ with sting that can kill, land in US

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NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The world's largest hornet, a 2-inch killer dubbed the "Murder Hornet" with an appetite for honey...

As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner

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SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer An unplanned grand experiment is changing Earth. As people across the globe stay home to stop the spread of the new...

10 years after BP spill: Oil drilled deeper; rules relaxed

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KEVIN McGILL and MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ten years after an oil rig explosion killed 11 workers and unleashed an environmental...

Wandering wolf that captivated the world is believed dead

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ANDREW SELSKY Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A wolf that wandered thousands of miles from Oregon and became the first wild wolf spotted in...

Study: Warming makes US West megadrought worst in modern age

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SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer KENSINGTON, Maryland (AP) — A two-decade-long dry spell that has parched much of the western United States is turning into...

10 pioneer-era apple types thought extinct found in US West

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GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A team of retirees that scours the remote ravines and windswept plains of the Pacific Northwest for...

More drought on tap for western US amid low river flows

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SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — The mighty Rio Grande is looking less mighty as U.S. forecasters predict spring flows will...

Ex-wildlife chief: Trump rule could kill billions of birds

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AMY BETH HANSON and MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — At a former open pit copper mine filled with billions of gallons of...