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Utility to pay for Pano AI’s camera systems on 1.5M acres across its territory Utility to pay for Pano AI’s camera systems on 1.5 million acres across its territory By Judith Kohler This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Xcel Energy Colorado, which expects to spend about $180 million on wildfire prevention this ...
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James Hansen, the scientist who first sounded the climate alarm in Congress, sees a decrease in aerosol pollution driving a surge of warming and criticizes the U.N. climate science panel, drawing a backlash from other researchers. By Bob Berwyn November 2, 2023  During the past year, the needl...
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Last month, over 100 Amazonian river dolphins were found dead in a lake in the Brazilian Amazon. Their fate was due to a combination of heat and low water levels from what many consider to be the worst drought in the history of the Amazon.  Like other extreme weather events, the climate crisis...
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Agency reports targets in reach via wind, solar power By Noelle Phillips This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Colorado’s power companies can reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 98.5% by 2040 without new government policies or programs that would increase costs to consumers, according to a new modeling r...
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ENVIRONMENT   By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press Far more people are in harm’s way as they move into high flood zones across the globe, adding to an increase in watery disasters from climate change, a new study said. Since 1985, the number of the world’s settlements in the riskiest fl...
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Goats are particularly good at one thing: Eating. Unlike a horse or cow that leaves noxious weeds behind, goats eat the whole menu of pesky weeds, bushes, and small trees. That means goats can be one of the answers to the growing problem of tinder-dry, highly flammable forests. In Durango, former f...
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By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher The Associated Press HONOLULU>> Soon after one of Maui’s Japanese Buddhist temples, the Lahaina Hongwanji Mission, burned in the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century, its resident minister was desperate to go back and see what remained. Six weeks later, ...
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INCREASING THREATS AI tech is being used to battle wildfires By Kelvin Chan The Associated Press LONDON>> Wildfires fueled by climate change have ravaged communities from Maui to the Mediterranean this summer, killing many people, exhausting firefighters and fueling demand for new solution...
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SUMMER OF RECORDS  By Delger Erdenesanaa The New York Times Temperature records continue to topple. Last month was the planet’s warmest August in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 174-year record, agency officials said Thursday. The global surface temperature for the mont...
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         By Coral Davenport The New York Times A directive issued Thursday by the Biden administration would, for the first time, have federal agencies consider the economic damage caused by climate change when deciding what kinds of vehicles, equipment and goods to buy. ...
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           By Delger Erdenesanaa The New York Times Temperature records continue to topple. Last month was the planet’s warmest August in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 174-year record, agency officials said Thursday. The global surface temper...
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           By Delger Erdenesanaa and Noah Weiland The New York Times On the heels of an exceptionally fiery and smoky summer, two new reports released Wednesday confirmed what many Americans have been already seeing and breathing. Smoke from increasingly frequent and...
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By Coral Davenport The New York Times If President Joe Biden wins a second term, his climate policies would take aim at steel and cement plants, factories and oil refineries — heavily polluting industries that have never before had to rein in their heat-trapping greenhouse gases. New controls on ...
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Utility says it’s working with installers, governments to meet solar power demand   By Judith Kohler This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. People who lost their homes in the 2021 Marshall fire, Colorado’s costliest at $2 billion in property damage, have spent much time going back and forth with insurance ...
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By Somini Sengupta The New York Times MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash.>> Once, there were 29. Now at least one is gone, maybe three. Those that remain are almost half the size they used to be. Mount Rainier is losing its glaciers. That is all the more striking as it is the most glacier-cov...
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By Edith M. Lederer The Associated Press UNITED NATIONS>> The commitments were far-reaching and ambitious. Among them: End extreme poverty and hunger. Ensure every child on Earth gets a quality secondary education. Achieve gender equality. Make significant inroads in tackling climate change....
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$1 billion or more events The deadly firestorm in Hawaii and Hurricane Idalia’s watery storm surge helped push the United States to a record for the number of weather disasters that cost $1 billion or more. And there’s still four months to go on what’s looking more like a calendar of calamities. T...
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  By Alan Henceroth and Geoff Buchheister Guest Commentary Hitting the road before dawn, quietly waiting in the cold to nab one of the first chairs up the mountain, all in the hope of capturing that exhilarating sensation that only skiers and snowboarders know — when the stars and snowpack a...
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  CLIMATE CHANGE ASSESSMENT By Suzie Romig Pilot & Today When State Climatologist Russ Schumacher presented a preview of the Climate Change in Colorado assessment update to a conference audience in late August in Steamboat Springs, he said the statewide annual temperature has warmed by ...
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U.N. WEATHER AGENCY By Jamey Keaten and Seth Borenstein The Associated Press GENEVA>> Earth has sweltered through its hottest Northern Hemisphere summer ever measured, with a record warm August capping a season of brutal and deadly temperatures, according to the World Meteorological Organiz...
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