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Wildfire grows into one of largest in Texas history as flames menace multiple small towns

Wildfire grows into one of largest in Texas history as flames menace multiple small towns

CANADIAN, Texas (AP) — A cluster of wildfires scorched the Texas Panhandle on Wednesday, including a blaze that grew into one of the largest in state history, as flames moved with alarming speed and blackened the landscape across a vast stretch of sm
Oil spill from capsized barge near Tobago soils beaches hundreds of miles away

Oil spill from capsized barge near Tobago soils beaches hundreds of miles away

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An offshore oil spill that prompted Trinidad and Tobago to declare a national emergency earlier this month involves hundreds of thousands of gallons of fuel, some of which has reached the shores of the Dutch Caribbean isl
'An uncertainty bomb': Politicians, industry weigh in on Alberta's renewables rules

'An uncertainty bomb': Politicians, industry weigh in on Alberta's renewables rules

EDMONTON — Reaction is pouring in to the Alberta government's new rules for future wind and solar energy projects.
Texas wildfires forces shutdown at nuclear weapon facility. Here is what we know

Texas wildfires forces shutdown at nuclear weapon facility. Here is what we know

A nuclear weapons facility was forced to briefly evacuate most of its staff due to a fast-moving wildfire in the Texas Panhandle. The Pantex plant, northeast of Amarillo, evacuated nonessential staff Tuesday night as the blaze rapidly grew.
Alberta government announces new rules for renewables projects as moratorium ends

Alberta government announces new rules for renewables projects as moratorium ends

CALGARY — The Alberta government has laid out new rules to guide future wind and solar developments in the province as a seven-month pause on such projects comes to an end.
Why did the Texas Panhandle fires grow so fast?

Why did the Texas Panhandle fires grow so fast?

The rapid growth of raging wildfires in the Texas Panhandle has been staggering. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for 60 counties Tuesday as the blaze forced widespread evacuations.
From balmy to brrr: Wisconsin cities see a nearly 60-degree temperature swing in under 24 hours

From balmy to brrr: Wisconsin cities see a nearly 60-degree temperature swing in under 24 hours

Wisconsin cities recorded nearly 60-degree swings in temperatures within 24 hours from Tuesday's balmy weather and Wednesday's chilly return to winter, tying a record for at least one city and potentially setting a record elsewhere.

Conservationist Aldo Leopold's last remaining child dies at 97

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The last remaining child of famed conservationist and author Aldo Leopold has died at age 97.
'Green' hydrogen project in Newfoundland to get $128-million federal loan

'Green' hydrogen project in Newfoundland to get $128-million federal loan

OTTAWA — The federal government has agreed to lend millions of dollars to a second green hydrogen project in Atlantic Canada.

Scientists create new idea on how to hack a warming planet: drying the upper atmosphere

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government scientists have cooked up a new concept for how to potentially cool an overheating Earth : Fiddle with the upper atmosphere to make it a bit drier.
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