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The Colorado River’s reservoirs are dangerously declining. States must offer discounts.

States in the Colorado River Basin are scrambling to propose sharp cuts to the water they will use from the river next year, responding to a call from the federal government for immediate drastic efforts to prevent the river’s major storage reservoirs from reaching too low a level. levels. The demand comes as the southwest …

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A Palestinian shepherd takes sheep to a rehabilitated water well.

Climate change: a new approach needed to measure the impact of animal health on emissions |

Diseases affecting animals – as well as their longevity and productivity – have a major impact on emissions. However, there is currently no standardized way to measure progress so that improved animal health can be included in national climate commitments. All over the world, people are transforming agri-food systems to become more nutritious, equitable and …

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The Environmental Council allows the state to allow standing on the transmission line project

The Environmental Protection Council on Thursday rejected an appeal of an agency permit allowing construction of a $1 billion transmission line from Quebec through Maine. While the board amended some of the terms of the project to address concerns about the impacts, it decided The statement will remain in place. Now the fate of New …

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Wind and Solar Fail to Reduce PJM’s CO2 Emissions

Wind and Solar Fail to Reduce PJM’s CO2 Emissions

With a tax on fossil fuel use discussed in Pennsylvania and Virginia, comes an analysis showing the failure of such efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the name of saving the planet. Under a multi-state agreement known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), Virginia already taxes electricity producers based on the amount of …

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After it has been reduced to a trickle, river managers are preparing for further drying

Bernalillo, New Mexico (AFP) – Triple-digit temperatures and a volatile monsoon season combined with decades of persistent drought to put one of North America’s longest rivers in its most dangerous state yet. Islands of sand and pebbles and patches of cracked mud dominate where the Rio Grande once flowed. It’s a sight not unlike other …

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opinion | In tackling climate change, don’t let perfection become the enemy of the good

Comment on this story Suspension “It was much hotter.” So it opensMinistry of the futureThe disturbing novel by science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson. Its opening chapter begins in Uttar Pradesh, India’s largest state, depicting a heat wave That kills millions across the Indian subcontinent and spurs people to radical action. Such dire warnings may …

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How and when to see the aurora borealis from huge solar storms hitting Earth

The aurora borealis could light up the skies in some northern US states this weekend as charged particles from the sun collide with the earth, providing an opportunity for great nighttime photos. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (SWPC) Space Weather Prediction Center issued an alert Thursday, warning of the possibility of two geomagnetic storms …

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Jaguar cubs are born in Argentina

The first jaguar was born in the woods, where it became extinct 70 years ago

The jaguar was born in an Argentine wetland 70 years after its extinction from the region. The tigers were bred in the green and humid Ibera Park in northeastern Argentina after a successful rehabilitation programme. Overjoyed conservationists released animated video footage from a wildlife camera showing a parent walking down a road with a cub …

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