Pollution

A California city just voted to ban new gas stations as the state eyes an all-electric future

A California city just voted to ban new gas stations as the state eyes an all-electric future

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Petaluma, California on Monday became the first US city to ban the construction of new gas pumps and stations as a global push toward electric vehicles...
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Cancel all planned coal projects globally to end ‘deadly addiction', says UN chief

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Call comes at event hosted by UK government, which is under pressure over planned coalmine in Cumbria All planned coal projects around the world must be cancelled to end the...
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Dying oil companies' parting gift: millions in cleanup costs

10 hours ago   |   Grist

When Weatherly Oil and Gas filed for bankruptcy in February 2019, the company was walking away from several hundred Texas wells. Many hadn't produced a drop of oil in years...
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Shrimps producing less sperm in polluted waters ‘is warning to humans'

12 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The discovery that shrimp living in polluted waters produce 70% less sperm is a warning to all species, including humans, according to scientists.
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After historic fall, carbon emissions are now coming back fast

13 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

Pandemic restrictions in 2020 caused the largest absolute drop in carbon-dioxide pollution from energy use since World War II.
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Dolphins that help humans catch fish are being disturbed by ship noise

14 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Some dolphins help humans catch fish, but an uptick in the levels of noise pollution from nearby ships is changing the way the dolphins communicate with one another
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Plug-in hybrid cars burn more fuel than tests record, says Which?

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Research suggests pollution from the vehicles could be worse than advertised Plug-in hybrid cars burn significantly more fuel than official tests record, according to research...
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Pollution is so bad in this Chicago neighborhood, people are on hunger strike to stop it

23 hours ago   |   Grist

Oscar Sanchez's fight against a scrapyard set to be relocated to his Southeast Chicago neighborhood has taken quite the physical toll. He's lost about 20 pounds in the past...
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Cities voted for green building codes. Now developers want to end voting

Cities voted for green building codes. Now developers want to end voting

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Kim Havey had a problem. Minneapolis was generating more and...
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Inside Biden's uphill battle to restore the EPA after Trump

Inside Biden's uphill battle to restore the EPA after Trump

1 day ago   |   Grist

Laws are only as good as their enforcement. During his four years in office, former President Donald Trump's appointees to the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA...
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Guardiola ‘knew this morning' that Man City were ready to put on a show

Guardiola ‘knew this morning' that Man City were ready to put on a show

Pep Guardiola had a feeling on the morning of the game that his side were ready to put on a show against Wolves, as Manchester City went 15 points clear at the top of the table... Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon facing vote of no confidence over Alex Salmond case legal advice

Nicola Sturgeon facing vote of no confidence over Alex Salmond case legal advice

Nicola Sturgeon is facing a vote of no confidence from the Scottish Conservatives Nicola Sturgeon is facing calls to resign over her handling of the Alex Salmond sexual... Read more ...

Meghan Markle hit by bullying claim from royal aides - Palace row erupts

Meghan Markle hit by bullying claim from royal aides - Palace row erupts

MEGHAN MARKLE has been hit by claims from Royal aides that she faced a bullying complaint made by one of her closest advisers during her time at Kensington Palace. Read more ...

Joe Root wants England to free themselves from fear in fourth Test against India

Joe Root wants England to free themselves from fear in fourth Test against India

Joe Root has urged his England team to “be a bit braver” and free themselves from fear in the final Test against India. The tourists have sustained heavy defeats in the last... Read more ...

Man City prove they're a completely different beast with mauling of Wolves

Man City prove they're a completely different beast with mauling of Wolves

MANCHESTER CITY 4-1 WOLVES: Pep Guardiola's side scored four more and extended their winning run to 21 matches in all competitions as the soon-to-be champions keep rolling Read more ...

Dallas is an enticing destination for history buffs, foodies, and sports...

Dallas is an enticing destination for history buffs, foodies, and sports fans. Here are the 9 best Airbnbs for your visit

Summary List Placement Significant landmarks and southern hospitality make Dallas enticing to history buffs and foodies. From a city bungalow to a tree house by the lake... Read more ...

Homeowners insurance usually covers water damage, but there are some exceptions

Homeowners insurance usually covers water damage, but there are some exceptions

Summary List Placement Depending on your homeowners policy, you could be covered for water damage. Water damage is generally covered with named peril insurance. You need... Read more ...

New York Democratic lawmakers say they're open to impeaching Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Democratic lawmakers say they're open to impeaching Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Summary List Placement New York lawmakers from the Democratic side of the aisle are calling for accountability in the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's growing sexual harassment... Read more ...

Family with 3 dads on child's birth certificate reveal they spent $120,000...

Family with 3 dads on child's birth certificate reveal they spent $120,000 to have their daughter

Ian Jenkins, Alan Mayfield, and Jeremy Allen Hodges are all listed on their daughter Piper's birth certificate. The throuple from San Diego won a milestone legal victory in 2017. Read more ...

THREE-YEAR-OLD chef earns TikTok fame for his cooking skills

THREE-YEAR-OLD chef earns TikTok fame for his cooking skills

Chef Ilirian Kameraj from New York has been experimenting in the kitchen since he was less than a year old. During the pandemic, his mother started filming his cooking and... Read more ...