Record snowfall offers reprieve to dry California – but drought remains

Despite a promising start to the water year, there’s a long way to go before the state overcomes deficits left by dry conditions.

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Colorado wildfires destroy hundreds of homes as tens of thousands evacuate

Gusts of up to 105 mph whipped up flames, destroying hundreds of homes and prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency.

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Children still lagging in routine immunisations after gap caused by pandemic

Existing racial disparities in protection against diseases like measles and whooping cough widened during Covid

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DiChron Interview: Laura Vandenberg on disinformation

A candid conversation with environmental health scientist Laura Vandenberg, on why harmful chemicals that act as hormones have pushed her to study the disinformation industry.

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Training Programs Spring Up in Board-Diversity Drive

U.S. companies are turning to programs aimed at preparing women and people of color for corporate board roles in a bid to comply with calls from regulators and investors to diversify their directors.

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Leonardo DiCaprio a ‘Sweet Guy,’ Says Scientist Who Inspired ‘Don’t Look Up’ Role

IKEA to Raise Prices as Global Supply Costs Keep Rising

The furniture giant said the largest cost increases relate to transportation and purchasing prices, and are particularly affecting North America and Europe.

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Apple Stays on Top for Phone Sales in China

Apple secured the top spot for phone sales in China for a second straight month in November, according to market research data, driven by the success of the iPhone 13 series.

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In San Francisco’s Most Polluted Neighborhood, the Polluters Operate Without Proper Permits, Reports Say – Inside Climate News

Raymond Tompkins thinks the high efficiency air filters in his old, gold Mercedes are among the car’s best features. They trap dust and tiny pollution particles, and they’re fitted with activated charcoal to help remove odors—an invaluable function for a longtime resident of San Francisco’s most polluted neighborhood.  “You know, I’m supposed to be dead,” […]
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