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From electric vehicles to deciding what to cook for dinner, John Podesta faces climate challenges

From electric vehicles to deciding what to cook for dinner, John Podesta faces climate challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Podesta was two months into his new role as President Joe Biden’s global climate envoy when he faced his first international crisis — what to serve for dinner.
Hawaii judge orders a new environmental review of a wave pool that foes say is a waste of water

Hawaii judge orders a new environmental review of a wave pool that foes say is a waste of water

HONOLULU (AP) — A judge has halted plans for an artificial wave pool until developers can revise an environmental assessment to address concerns raised by Native Hawaiians and others who say the project is unnecessary in the birthplace of surfing and
2 climbers suffering from hypothermia await rescue off Denali, North America's tallest mountain

2 climbers suffering from hypothermia await rescue off Denali, North America's tallest mountain

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Two climbers awaited rescue near the peak of North America’s tallest mountain Wednesday, a day after they and a third climber in their team requested help after summiting Denali during the busiest time of the mountaineering seas
Environment Canada says winds reached 155 km/h in destructive Quebec tornado

Environment Canada says winds reached 155 km/h in destructive Quebec tornado

MONTREAL — Environment Canada says the tornado that hit west of Montreal on Monday generated maximum wind speeds of about 155 kilometres per hour.
Acadian groups say Chignecto Isthmus should be designated national park

Acadian groups say Chignecto Isthmus should be designated national park

HALIFAX — Organizations representing Acadians in Atlantic Canada are proposing the Chignecto Isthmus, which links New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, be turned into a national park.
Montreal-based startup gets $850,000 to protect whales with artificial intelligence

Montreal-based startup gets $850,000 to protect whales with artificial intelligence

MONTREAL — The federal Fisheries Department is giving $850,000 to a Montreal-based startup that has developed artificial intelligence technology to protect whales and other marine life from ship strikes.
Louisiana chemical plant threatens to shut down if EPA emissions deadline isn't relaxed

Louisiana chemical plant threatens to shut down if EPA emissions deadline isn't relaxed

A synthetic rubber manufacturer accused of increasing the cancer risk for the nearby majority-Black community in Louisiana told a federal appeals court it will have to shut down “likely permanently” if it's forced to meet the Biden administration’s d
A 6th house has collapsed into the Atlantic Ocean along North Carolina's Outer Banks

A 6th house has collapsed into the Atlantic Ocean along North Carolina's Outer Banks

RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Another house has collapsed into the Atlantic Ocean along North Carolina's coast, the sixth to fall along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore's beaches in the past four years, according to U.S. National Park Service officials.
Wildfire that forced thousands out of Fort McMurray, Alta., officially under control

Wildfire that forced thousands out of Fort McMurray, Alta., officially under control

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — A wildfire that forced thousands from their homes in Fort McMurray earlier this month is now under control.
Heat-related monkey deaths are now reported in several Mexican states

Heat-related monkey deaths are now reported in several Mexican states

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Heat-related howler monkeys deaths have now been reported in two more states in southern Mexico, after two other states reported die-offs earlier this month, environmental authorities said.
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