Fourth set of human remains discovered in Lake Mead’s receding waters amid drought

More human remains have been found in the receding waters of Lake Mead, authorities announced Saturday. This is the fourth time human remains have been found at Lake Mead National Recreation Area since May. In the latest incident, park rangers got a call Saturday morning about skeletal remains at Swim Beach area, National Park Service … Read more

Saskatchewan farmers, Conservative MPs decry fertilizer emissions proposal | Globalnews.ca

Saskatchewan agricultural stakeholders joined several Conservative MPs to discuss Ottawa’s proposal to reduce fertilizer emissions Thursday, telling reporters the policy is destined to reduce farm yields, threaten farm sustainability and hurt consumers in the process. “It’s going to have a devastating impact to Canadian farm families and their ability to produce food. There will be … Read more

Third set of human remains found at Lake Mead amid drought, National Park Service says

Another set of human remains was found at Lake Mead Monday as the reservoir’s water levels continue to recede, according to a news release from the National Park Service. Park rangers responded to a report of human remains found in the park’s Swim Beach area in Boulder City, Nevada, at about 4:30 p.m. PT, the … Read more

Newark sets a record with 5 consecutive days above 100 degrees, pools and cooling centers closed

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) — The City of Newark hit a new record as Sunday marked the 5th straight day of temperatures over 100 degrees. And residents across Newark are feeling the sweltering heat with city officials announcing ‘code red’ could last until Monday because of the extreme heat. But city pools and cooling centers … Read more

Biden announces executive actions on climate change that fall short of what activists want

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a few executive actions to address climate change, with a focus on helping Americans facing extreme heat — but the steps fall short of the more sweeping measures climate activists are calling for. While Biden didn’t declare a climate national emergency on Wednesday, as many activists and Democratic lawmakers … Read more

Supreme Court Limits EPA’s Power to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives in the majority, the court said that the Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection … Read more

California plan to slash planet-warming emissions and achieve carbon neutrality draws criticism

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Heat waves and drought gripping California highlight the urgency to slash fossil fuel use and remove planet-warming emissions from the air, a top state official said Thursday as discussions began on a new proposal for how the state will meet its ambitious climate goals. “I think every single Californian today knows that … Read more