Navy to comply with emergency order on leaking Pearl Harbor fuel tanks

Navy to comply with emergency order on leaking Pearl Harbor fuel tanks

This post was originally published on this siteThe Navy will comply with an emergency order to empty the tanks at a fuel storage facility following a leak of fuel in November. The Hawaii Department of Health finalized an order last Monday to empty the underground tanks at the Red Hill…

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Past seven years hottest on record – EU satellite data

Past seven years hottest on record – EU satellite data

This post was originally published on this siteAnalysis shows 2021 was the fifth-warmest with record-breaking temperatures in some regions.

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Emissions from coal increased in 2021 for the first time in seven years, in bad news for Biden’s climate goal

Emissions from coal increased in 2021 for the first time in seven years, in bad news for Biden’s climate goal

This post was originally published on this siteIn a troublesome sign for President Joe Biden’s climate goals, US greenhouse emissions rebounded from a pandemic slump faster in 2021 than the overall economy, according to a preliminary analysis by the nonpartisan Rhodium Group.

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Climate advocates hopeful after Manchin spending comments

Climate advocates hopeful after Manchin spending comments

This post was originally published on this siteClimate advocates are feeling optimistic after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) expressed openness to climate provisions in the Democrats’ proposed social and climate spending bill amid his disagreement with other pieces of the legislation. They say…

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Power lines started California’s Dixie Fire: investigators

Power lines started California’s Dixie Fire: investigators

This post was originally published on this siteThe Dixie Fire, one of the largest in California history, was started last year when power lines came in contact with a tree, according to investigators. “After a meticulous and thorough investigation, CAL FIRE has determined that the Dixie…

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As omicron spreads, will colleges go online, require COVID booster shots? What we know

As omicron spreads, will colleges go online, require COVID booster shots? What we know

This post was originally published on this siteColleges’ plans are changing daily as the omicron variant spreads. Some universities are putting classes online or pushing students to get boosters.     

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Texas abortion providers want district court, not conservative appeals court, to hear challenge to restrictive law

Texas abortion providers want district court, not conservative appeals court, to hear challenge to restrictive law

This post was originally published on this site With the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals set to hear arguments about Texas’ restrictive new abortion law Friday, abortion providers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to again intervene and instead send the case to a lower court. Abortion providers filed...

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After Years of Complaints, Florida Improves Pollution Monitoring Near Burning Sugar Cane Fields

After Years of Complaints, Florida Improves Pollution Monitoring Near Burning Sugar Cane Fields

This post was originally published on this site  by Bianca Fortis ] ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. For the first time in nearly a decade, Florida regulators have upgraded their air-monitoring system in...

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Climate change: Hurricanes to expand into more populated regions

Climate change: Hurricanes to expand into more populated regions

This post was originally published on this siteA warmer world will see tropical cyclones occur in regions near New York, Boston, Beijing and Tokyo.

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