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US wildfire dangers spread east as climate risks rise |  News on the climate crisis

US wildfire dangers spread east as climate risks rise | News on the climate crisis

From New Jersey to Georgia, U.S. states thousands of miles from wildfire hotspots in the west face growing wildfire risk as global warming makes ‘safe havens’ more increasingly rare, the researchers warned. Wildfires pose at least moderate risk to more than 30 million properties across the United States, according to modeling by the First Street …

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Dust storm and hurricane-force winds leave trails of destruction in the Midwest

Dust storm and hurricane-force winds leave trails of destruction in the Midwest

CHICAGO — Hurricane-force winds swept across the upper U.S. Midwest Thursday night, sending walls of dust through rural cities and towns, causing widespread property damage and killing at least two people. Straight-line winds of up to 105 miles per hour have reached Kansas all the way to Wisconsin, pushing waves of topsoil across the horizon …

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Industry experts warn of power shortages due to

Industry experts warn of power shortages from ‘renewable’ energy

American News May 8, 2022 5:27 PM EST “Traditional and nuclear power plants are being retired to make way for renewable energy sources, but plants are going offline faster than renewables and battery storage can keep up.” Corporate executives who own power grids are making dire claims about potential massive shortages over plans to replace …

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An undated photo of a hunter using binoculars to scope Utah land for wildlife. Utah is slated to receive over $28 million in new federal funds for wildlife and fishing programs.

Utah to Receive $28.3 Million in Record Federal Fish and Wildlife Conservation Grants

An undated photo of a hunter using binoculars to explore the Utah lands in search of wildlife. Utah is set to receive more than $28 million in new federal funds for wildlife and fisheries programs. (Utah Division of Wildlife Resources) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Utah is on the verge of …

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Renewable energy for remote communities could benefit from AI

Renewable energy for remote communities could benefit from AI

Study shows artificial intelligence can be used to design better renewable energy systems and could provide remote communities with cheaper options. Rakiura / Stewart Island. Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon About 84% of New Zealand’s electricity comes from renewable sources, but for remote areas, getting it on the grid is a challenge. For example, Rakiura/Stewart …

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Coyotes were the main topic of the “Understanding Urban Wildlife” workshop in Grand Prairie

Coyotes were the main topic of the “Understanding Urban Wildlife” workshop in Grand Prairie

Coyotes were the main topic of the “Understanding Urban Wildlife” workshop in Grand Prairie A workshop was held in Grand Prairie that included a course on how to defend against an aggressive coyote. GRAND PRAIRIE, TX – A new coyote reporting hotline is up and running in the City of Dallas. It was put in …

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