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  • Rescuers race to prevent more deaths from European floods

    BERLIN (AP) — In one flooded German town, the ground collapsed under family homes. In another, floodwaters swept through an assisted living center, killing 12.
  • Hundreds of deaths could be linked to Northwest heat wave

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The grim toll of the historic heat wave in the Pacific Northwest became more apparent as authorities in Canada, Oregon and Washington state said Wednesday they were investigating hundreds of deaths likely caused by scorching temperatures that shattered all-time records in the normally temperate region.
  • EXPLAINER: Why a rural pipeline is a climate battleground

    As Enbridge Energy prepares to finish rebuilding an oil pipeline across rural northern Minnesota, protesters are occupying part of the construction area and pledging a “summer of resistance” on the ground and in court.
  • B.C. landmark tourism attractions eligible for up to $1 million in pandemic grants

    VICTORIA - The B.C. government is offering up to $1-million grants to help "anchor" attractions and tour bus operators survive the pandemic and ramp up operations when it's safe to do so.
  • Federal, Quebec governments to spend $826 million to expand high-speed internet

    TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. - For the second week in a row, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared a stage with Premier Francois Legault Monday as they made a joint funding announcement aimed at improving access to high-speed internet in Quebec.
  • As climate fight shifts to oil, Biden faces a formidable foe

    CASPER, Wyo. - President Joe Biden’s bid to tackle climate change is running straight through the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry -- a much bigger, more influential foe than Democrats faced when they took on the coal industry during the Obama years.
  • Texas power company seeks bankruptcy protection after storm

    The largest and oldest power co-operative in Texas is filing for bankruptcy protection, citing last month’s winter storm that left millions without power, and it is unlikely to be the last utility to seek shelter in the courts.
  • Hack against US is 'grave' threat, cybersecurity agency says

    WASHINGTON - Federal authorities expressed increased alarm Thursday about a long-undetected intrusion into U.S. and other computer systems around the globe that officials suspect was carried out by Russian hackers. The nation's cybersecurity agency warned of a “grave” risk to government and private networks.
  • Hydrogen's future remains murky despite home heating projects in Alberta and Ontario

    CALGARY - It seems like a no-brainer to use clean-burning hydrogen to offset the environmental negatives of natural gas for warming homes, but pilot projects to do just that starting next year illustrate nothing is simple about this trendy new energy source.
  • Historic deal revives plan for largest US dam demolition

    PORTLAND, Ore. - An agreement announced Tuesday paves the way for the largest dam demolition in U.S. history, a project that promises to reopen hundreds of miles of waterway along the Oregon-California border to salmon that are critical to tribes but have dwindled to almost nothing in recent years.

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