Rising Murray leads to Riverland farmers’ energy concerns as some elderly care residents in Rhinemark to be evacuated

Ben Taylor was seven years old when he saw the Murray River swell to peak levels in Riverland in 1974. the main points: Farmers worry about power outages as the Murray River rises The SA government says it is putting pressure on SA Power Networks to provide better communications and discretion Authorities will relocate a … Read more

Car parking has become as important as cars in climate change efforts

Vcg | China Optical Group | Getty Images It’s not just cars that will go through the energy transition in the coming years. Parking lots where electric vehicles are recharged are a growing focus of construction efforts linked to climate change and carbon abatement. A law approved in France last month requires that car parks … Read more

Is the American West finally ready to kill the lawn?

Despite water conservation regulations prohibiting watering during the day, irrigation sprinklers spray water over a front lawn of degraded soil, July 12, 2022, during California’s historic drought. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images The Colorado River is drying up. This day has come since it was agreed to divide the water exactly 100 years agoThe … Read more

California to see more brown lawns and water restrictions

Californians should prepare for another year of brown lawns, tighter water restrictions, and increased calls for conservation, as state water managers warned Thursday that a sharp decline in allotments is likely again in 2023. The Department of Water Resources announced an initial allocation of only 5% of the required supply from the state’s water project—a … Read more

Citizen Rewilders Invitation to Purchase Shares in Scottish Highlands Projects | Rebuilding

Ordinary people are being invited to invest in projects to rebuild the Scottish Highlands by a two-region nature restoration company looking to expand its rebuilding portfolio. Citizen Rewilders can invest as little as £50 and up to £200,000 in £10 shares in Highlands Rebuildingwhich hopes to provide an annual return of 5% on investment within … Read more

Whole Foods is dropping lobsters in Maine, citing danger to endangered whales: NPR

Maine is the largest lobster-producing state in the United States. Some of the equipment used to catch crustaceans poses an entanglement risk to endangered North American right whales. Joe Riedel/Getty Images Hide caption Switch caption Joe Riedel/Getty Images Maine is the largest lobster-producing state in the United States. Some of the equipment used to catch … Read more

Linking air pollution to approximately one million stillbirths per year | air pollution

The first global study indicates that approximately one million deaths per year can be attributed to air pollution. The research estimated that nearly half of stillbirths could be linked to exposure to pollution particles smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5), most of which result from burning fossil fuels. The study included 137 countries in Asia. Africa … Read more