Las Vegas pushes land swap to balance growth, conservation

[ad_1] CARSON CITY, Nev. — Record-breaking heat and historic drought in the U.S. West are doing little to discourage cities from planning to welcome millions of new residents in the decades ahead. From Phoenix to Boise, officials are preparing for Read more

Western heat wave threatens health in vulnerable communities

[ad_1] PHOENIX — Extreme temperatures like the ones blistering the American West this week aren’t just annoying, they’re deadly. The record-breaking temperatures this week are a weather emergency, scientists and health care experts say, with heat responsible for more deaths Read more

Las Vegas weighs tying growth to conservation amid drought

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Ice shelf protecting Antarctic glacier is breaking up faster

[ad_1] Satellite video shows the ice shelf holding the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica back from the sea is breaking up much faster than before By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer June 11, 2021, 10:48 PM • 3 min read Read more

UN: Don’t forget to save species while fixing global warming

[ad_1] A new United Nations report says the world needs to tackle the climate change and extinction crises together, not separately By SETH BORENSTEIN and CHRISTINA LARSON AP Science Writers June 10, 2021, 11:29 PM • 3 min read Share Read more