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- In the name of conserving energy, and meeting climate change goals, Spain has enforced rules to save energy with air conditioning and heating.
35 Reported Cases of New Zoonotic Virus Believed to Be Passed to Humans by ShrewsDozens of cases of a new zoonotic virus, known as the Langya virus, have been reported across China. Here are the symptoms, its origins, and more.
North London Water Main Broke, Triggering “Tsunami-Like” Floods — What Caused It?A water main in Islington, a north London neighborhood, broke, resulting in floods, evacuations, and property damage. How does this happen?
We Are Destroying Our Species: Study Finds Climate Change Is Exacerbating Infectious DiseasesClimate change and infectious diseases are much more connected than we thought, as per a new study.
This Month's Sturgeon Moon Will Coincide With the Perseid Meteor Shower — How to See ItThe full moon in August 2022, aka the Sturgeon moon, is going to be a good one, with a significant spiritual meaning.
Thanks to Ongoing Protests, EgyptAir Will No Longer Transport Lab MonkeysThanks to ongoing campaign efforts from PETA, EgyptAir will no longer be transporting lab monkeys from Africa and Asia to the U.S., and elsewhere.
The Inflation Reduction Act Passes in Senate — What Will This Bill Do for Climate?Environmentalists are hopeful that the climate part of the Inflation Reduction Act that just passed will actually, finally make a difference.
These Meditation Apps Are Perfect for Maintaining a Level-Headed MindsetClimate change and political turmoil has everyone stressed. Needless to say, if you're looking to maintain a sound mindset, download these meditation apps.
How an Underwater Volcano Eruption in Tonga Is Contributing to the Climate CrisisThe Tonga volcano eruption set off a tsunami, blasted massive amounts of water vapor into the Earth’s stratosphere, and more.
Almost 40 Homes Evacuated in Western Washington, Due to the Williams Lake WildfireThe Williams Lake wildfire has evacuated about 40 homes, and because of dry and unusually windy conditions, authorities worry it will get worse.
St. Louis Has Second Flash Flood in 10 Days, Following Last Week’s Deadly RainA flash flood warning in the St. Louis suburbs follows last week's deadly floods in the Missouri city.
Parts of Boston’s Charles River Drying Up Amid Ongoing DroughtsParts of Boston's iconic Charles River is drying up amid ongoing droughts, revealing quite a bit of mud, insect-damaged plants, and more.
California Deploys “Water Police” to Impose Water-Wasting Fines Amid DroughtSeveral California cities have deployed water police to impose fines on those disobeying restrictions, amid the ongoing drought.
Germany’s Rhine River Is Becoming Too Shallow For Trade ShipsThe Rhine River's water levels have completely plunged amid the ongoing drought, which has limited trades and skyrocketed shipping prices in Germany.
Greenland Shark, Native to Polar Waters, Puzzlingly Spotted in Balmy BelizeThe ancient Greenland shark, which is native to the Arctic, has just been spotted in Belize.
Wildfire Firefighters Have a Tough Job — So Why Do They Make So Little Money?How much do wildfire firefighters make? It's an incredibly difficult job that not only requires physical strength, but also bravery and determination.
The Tiger May Be Endangered, But Its Population Is IncreasingA tiger population increase has been reported over the last few years.
The Great Salt Lake May Not Be Around Much Longer — Here’s WhyWhy is the Great Salt Lake drying up? Although there had been speculations the iconic body of water would dissipate, it's disappearing quickly.
Forever Chemicals Have Rendered All Rainwater Unsafe to Drink WorldwideA new study has discovered that not only are forever chemicals in water, but they are found in rainwater all across the world, at levels that reportedly render all rainwater undrinkable.
Swifties Can’t Shake Off Disappointment in the Singer’s Exorbitant Private Jet EmissionsAlthough Taylor Swift markets herself as an eco-conscious star, fans can't shake off their disappointment in her high private jet emissions.
In Antiracist Effort, An Audubon Society Chapter Is Changing Its NameAn Audubon Society chapter is changing its name, in an effort to denounce its white supremacist namesake.
At Least Eight People Dead as a Result of Eastern Kentucky Floods (UPDATES)After approximately 8 inches of rain, eastern Kentucky's floods have resulted in hundreds of homes destroyed, and at least three people dead.
Chinese Booster Rocket Debris Spirals Towards Earth — Here’s What You Should KnowDebris from a Chinese booster rocket is heading towards Earth. It is being meticulously tracked, and is expected to fall sometime next week.
Sprite Goes Less GreenSprite bottles will soon have a new design, with a goal of making the bottles more eco-friendly. The change? Sprite bottles will no longer be green.
Air Pollution May Put People at a Higher Risk of Dementia, According to ReportsA U.K. government climate organization recently released new information regarding a potential link between air pollution and dementia.
Smog and Ozone Prompt Air Quality Alerts Nationwide — Here’s What That MeansWhat is an air quality alert? From Portland to Cape Cod, people are receiving air quality alerts, due to unhealthy amounts amounts of smog and ozone.
7.0-Magnitude Earthquake in Philippines Kills at Least Five PeopleAn earthquake in the Philippines on Wednesday has been designated 7.0 in magnitude.
What to Know About the "Foot and Mouth" Disease Outbreak in IndonesiaIs foot and mouth disease contagious? Indonesia is experiencing a massive outbreak of the zoonotic disease, that generally spreads between cattle.
Agricultural Pollution Triggers Toxic Algal Blooms, an Environmental HazardIn the world of agriculture and farming, many are pushing for stricter regulations on using pollutive chemicals, which trigger toxic algal blooms.
Record-Breaking St. Louis Flash Flood Forces Home Evacuations by BoatOvernight, a St. Louis flash food has broken the record for most rainfall in the major Missouri city, prompting a Flash Flood Warning.
Japan's Sakurajima Volcano Erupts, Prompting Highest Level WarningA massive Japan volcano has erupted — and is still erupting.
Shark Week 2022: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Steps in As First-Ever MCWhile you may not want to encounter a shark IRL, everyone loves Shark Week — here's what you need to know, to tune into the 2022 annual event.
Are Sailfish Dangerous? A 73-Year-Old Florida Tourist Was Impaled on a Fishing BoatSailfish, which are widely recognized for its massive dorsal fin, are making headlines, after one impaled a 73-year-old woman in Florida.
California's Oak Fire Has Burned 16,000 Acres, Is Only 10 Percent ContainedThe Oak Fire near Yosemite National Park broke out on Friday, and has continued to blaze across the area for days.
The Oil Industry Makes $2.8 Billion in Profit Every Day, New Data FindsNew data found that the oil and gas industry has made a profit of $2.8 billion every day for the last five decades.
Migratory Monarch Butterflies Have Been Declared As Endangered (Updated)Are monarch butterflies endangered? The beloved orange and black beauties aren't protected federally, but their numbers are still plummeting.
The Current Heat Waves Are Global Warming in Action — When Will They End?When will these heat waves end? Global warming is currently causing record-breaking high temperatures around the world.
Climate Change Protestors Halted Tour de France Bicyclists Twice Now (Updated)What were the protests during the Tour de France about? The annual bike race was halted twice as climate change protestors marched through.
A Transformer Exploded at Lake Mead's Hoover Dam, Fortunately Resulting in Zero InjuriesWhat happened at the Hoover Dam? A transformer in the hydroelectric dam exploded and caught on fire yesterday, fortunately resulting in no injuries.
Micrometeoroid Strike Causes Damage to James Webb TelescopeA micrometeoroid has caused some damage to the James Webb Space Telescope.
Alaska Has Endured Over 500 Wildfires This Year AloneSummer 2022 has been a rough one for many parts of the U.S. — including Alaska. The coldest U.S. state has witnessed over 500 wildfires in 2022.
Will Biden Declare a Climate Emergency This Week? What We KnowWhat is a climate emergency? Biden could declare one this week, if the rumors are true.
Humans Have Discovered a Dormant Black Hole for the First TimeExperts just discovered a dormant black hole for the very first time, which could help teach us a lot about outer space.
What Is Marburg Virus? What to Know About Ghana’s Recent OutbreakGhana is currently experiencing a concerning outbreak of Marburg virus, a zoonotic disease that can be passed from fruit bats to human beings.
Kylie Jenner Criticized for Flaunting Private Jets: "Mine or Yours?"Kylie Jenner’s private jet post on Instagram this week did not go over as well as she’d probably hoped.
After Thousands of Years, Wild Bison Return to the U.K. to Repair LandIn an effort to sustainably manage woodland in Kent, U.K., wild bison have been reintroduced to their natural habitat.
The Cause of a Fire in Lincoln, Calif. Has Yet to Be DeterminedFires tore through rural California this past weekend, though the Riosa fire, which ignited in a remote part of Lincoln, was quickly contained.
California's Rooftop Solar Program Starts to Backfire As Panels Reach End of LifeIn California, rooftop solar has become increasingly popular in recent decades; but as solar panels reach their end of life, disposal has become a serious issue in the Golden State.
Texas’ Soaring Temperatures Coincide With Relentless Smog CloudDo heatwaves cause smog? Although smog isn't a side effect of heatwaves everywhere, they do sometimes overlap due to a correlation.
New York Power Plant to Be Repurposed for Renewable Energy StorageAlthough Ravenswood Power Plant manufactured fossil fuels for many years, the New York structure will now be used to store renewable energy.