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Major oil producer Saudi Arabia announces net-zero by 2060

One of the world’s largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, has announced it aims to reach “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2060, joining more...

Climate change disrupting natural cycles at drier Lake Tahoe

TAHOE CITY, Calif. -- Drought fueled by climate change has dropped Lake Tahoe below its natural rim and halted flows into the Truckee River,...

DNA match IDs Alaska serial killer’s victim after 37 years

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A woman known for 37 years only as Horseshoe Harriet, one of dozen or so victims of a notorious Alaska serial...

On Nov. 1, no GM plants will be closed due to chip shortage

For the first time in eight months, the global shortage of computer chips won’t force General Motors to close any North American factories By TOM...

Big tech data centers spark worry over scarce Western water

THE DALLES, Ore. -- Conflicts over water are as old as history itself, but the massive Google data centers on the edge of this...

Amid air quality concerns, districts embrace electric buses

BOSTON -- For several years, the Miami-Dade County Pubic Schools had toyed with replacing some of its 1,000 diesel buses with cleaner electric vehicles....

Snap’s stock drops as iPhone privacy controls pinch ad sales

Snapchat’s corporate parent has disclosed that its ad sales are being hurt by a privacy crackdown that rolled out on Apple’s iPhones earlier this...

100s more archaeological sites found on Mexico train route

Mexican experts say they have detected the ruins of almost 2,500 pre-Hispanic structures and 80 burial sites on just one-sixth of the route of...

Why no tusks? Poaching tips scales of elephant evolution

WASHINGTON -- A hefty set of tusks is usually an advantage for elephants, allowing them to dig for water, strip bark for food and...

Forecasters predict warmer winter for two-thirds of US

Government forecasters say that they expect two-thirds of the U.S. to have a warmer winter than normal By EMMA H. TOBIN Associated Press October 21, 2021,...