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Global Citizen plans conference to team young people with world leaders like World Bank's Ajay Banga

Global Citizen plans conference to team young people with world leaders like World Bank's Ajay Banga

NEW YORK (AP) — International advocacy organization Global Citizen is turning to Gen Z and millennial leaders in its fight to reach the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and end extreme poverty.
Maine wants to lead in offshore wind. The state's governor says she has location for a key wind port

Maine wants to lead in offshore wind. The state's governor says she has location for a key wind port

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A state-owned site on the coast of Maine will serve as the location of an offshore wind port critical to developing the nation's first floating offshore wind power research array, the state's governor said Tuesday.
Hundreds are set to descend on Tahiti for Olympic surfing. Can locals protect their way of life?

Hundreds are set to descend on Tahiti for Olympic surfing. Can locals protect their way of life?

TEAHUPO'O, French Polynesia (AP) — Peva Levy said he felt a powerful, natural energy known as “mana” when he surfed Teahupo'o’s waves on a piece of plywood for the first time, rushing down a crumbling white surf in front of an untouched volcanic beac
Wet winter storm hits California, closing regional airport and trapping people in swollen rivers

Wet winter storm hits California, closing regional airport and trapping people in swollen rivers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Another wet winter storm swamped California with heavy rainfall on Monday, flooding the runways at a regional airport and leading to several rescues on swollen rivers and creeks.
Flood watches issued as another round of wet winter storms hits California

Flood watches issued as another round of wet winter storms hits California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The latest in a series of wet winter storms blew ashore in Northern California on Sunday, with forecasters warning of possible flooding, hail, strong winds and even brief tornadoes as the system moves south over the next few days
Alberta First Nations seek answers on carbon capture and storage plans

Alberta First Nations seek answers on carbon capture and storage plans

Seven Alberta First Nations have banded together to seek answers as industry and government move on billion-dollar plans to inject and store millions of tonnes of greenhouse gases underneath or adjacent to their traditional lands.
California is forging ahead with food waste recycling. But is it too much, too fast?

California is forging ahead with food waste recycling. But is it too much, too fast?

CHULA VISTA, Calif.
Dandelions and shrubs to replace rubber, new grains and more: Are alternative crops realistic?

Dandelions and shrubs to replace rubber, new grains and more: Are alternative crops realistic?

Katrina Cornish spends her days raising dandelions and desert shrubs. She harvests the stretchy rubber substances they produce and uses special machines to dip them into condoms, medical gloves and parts for trachea tubes.

4.7 magnitude earthquake outside of small Texas city among several recently in area

FALLS CITY, Texas (AP) — An earthquake of 4.7 magnitude that struck early Saturday morning near a small Texas city, one of several that have occurred in the area in recent days, could be felt dozens of miles away, including in San Antonio.
Another endangered whale was found dead off East Coast. This one died after colliding with a ship

Another endangered whale was found dead off East Coast. This one died after colliding with a ship

Federal authorities said the second critically endangered North Atlantic right whale found dead in the last month showed injuries consistent with a collision with a ship.