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Kyle Larson carefully watching weather as Indy 500 draws closer and forecast for rain worsens

Kyle Larson carefully watching weather as Indy 500 draws closer and forecast for rain worsens

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Larson eyeballed his assigned teammates and plotted a strategy to try to score his first win of Indianapolis 500 week.
Remains of endangered North Atlantic whale found off N.S. southwestern shore

Remains of endangered North Atlantic whale found off N.S. southwestern shore

A global environmental advocacy group says the remains of a critically endangered North Atlantic whale were found off the southwestern shore of Nova Scotia.
From Zambia to Afghanistan, WFP warns El Niño's extreme weather is causing a surge in hunger

From Zambia to Afghanistan, WFP warns El Niño's extreme weather is causing a surge in hunger

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Extreme weather attributed to the El Niño phenomenon is causing a surge in hunger in several countries, including Zambia and Afghanistan, the UN's World Food Programme said Wednesday, and called on donors for much-neede

Mexico's drought, heatwave and water shortage are so bad even police are blocking traffic in protest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s drought, heatwave and water shortages have gotten so bad that even police blocked traffic in protest Wednesday.

Mexico's drought, heatwave and water shortage are so bad even police are blocking traffic in protest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s drought, heatwave and water shortages have gotten so bad that even police blocked traffic in protest Wednesday.
Brazil's flooded south sees first death from disease, as experts warn of coming surge in fatalities

Brazil's flooded south sees first death from disease, as experts warn of coming surge in fatalities

SAO PAULO (AP) — The first death from waterborne bacterial disease was reported in southern Brazil, where floodwaters were slowly receding, and health authorities warned additional fatalities were likely.
Sunshine Coast weather: A slight reprieve from rain

Sunshine Coast weather: A slight reprieve from rain

Environment Canada’s website states 29.6 millimetres (mm) fell and in there records that was almost double the highest amount of precipitation received in our area on the date of May 21 between 2008 and 2023.
Sites with radioactive material more vulnerable as climate change increases wildfire, flood risks

Sites with radioactive material more vulnerable as climate change increases wildfire, flood risks

Climate change increasingly threatens some of the nation's most sensitive sites, including research laboratories, military facilities and power plants with radioactive material.
Imperial starts production at new oilsands project using lower-emissions technology

Imperial starts production at new oilsands project using lower-emissions technology

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. says it has started production at its new Grand Rapids oilsands project located at its Cold Lake operating site. The Calgary-based company, which is majority owned by U.S.

Dumping oil at sea leads to $2 million fine for shipping companies

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two shipping companies agreed to pay $2 million in penalties after pleading guilty to federal charges related to the dumping of oil in the Atlantic Ocean by a ship bound for New Orleans last year.