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Biden to invoke Defense Production Act for electric vehicle battery materials

U.S. President Joe Biden announces the release of 1 million barrels of oil per day for the next six months from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve, as part of administration efforts to lower gasoline prices, during remarks in the Eisenhower Executive...

California slashes supplies to water agencies amid record drought

A cracked lake bed at Nicasio Reservoir during a drought in Nicasio, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCalifornia water officials on Friday said they are slashing State Water Project allocations from 15...

Why a California city is trying to build the state’s last fossil-fueled power plant

In this articleDISPeople gathered in Glendale in February to protest the city's approval to build a fossil-fueled power plant.Courtesy of Morgan GoodwinGlendale, a Los Angeles suburb that's home to Walt Disney Imagineering and the famous Brand Boulevar...

Auction for the right to build wind farms off New York and New Jersey raises a record $4.37 billion

Offshore wind farm.davee hughes uk | Moment | Getty ImagesThe federal government on Friday announced a record $4.37 billion sale of six offshore wind leases off the coasts of New York and New Jersey, moving forward the Biden administration's goal to tr...

Biden pauses new oil and gas leases amid legal battle over cost of climate change

An oil pumpjack (L) operates as another (R) stands idle in the Inglewood Oil Field on January 28, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.Mario Tama | Getty ImagesThe Biden administration is delaying decisions on new oil and gas leases and permits after a Loui...

Biden administration urges against U.S. Postal Service plan to spend billions on gas vehicles

A postal worker loads a delivery truck on October 01, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.Scott Olson | Getty ImagesThe Biden administration on Wednesday attempted to halt the U.S. Postal Service's plan to spend up to $11.3 billion to replace its delivery f...

California water officials warn state could face third consecutive dry year as early snowpack dissipates

In an aerial view, dry cracked earth is visible at Nicasio Reservoir on June 16, 2021 in Nicasio, California.Justin Sullivan | Getty ImagesCalifornia water officials warned on Tuesday that the state is set to face another dry year after experiencing a ...

House Democrats urge Biden to pass climate change portion of Build Back Better

Supporters demonstrate in favor of Build Back Better on the Senate Steps of the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 15, 2021.Leigh Vogel | Getty ImagesHouse Democrats have reupped calls for President Joe Biden to move ahead with the $555 billion in climate change inv...

Newsom says California is doing the ‘hard work’ to fight climate change, not just talking a good game

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday said the state's in a "transformational moment" to shift away from fossil fuels, as climate change continues to fuel devastating wildfire seasons and historic drought conditions across California.The go...

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IPS officer Hemant K Lohia, who was posted in Jammu and Kashmir, was brutally murdered inside his own home, officials confirmed. HK Lohia’s body was discovered inside his house in Jammu's Udaywala area early Tuesday morning. The Jammu and Kashmir IPS ...
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Baloo hugs Sher Khan: This adorable video of bear snuggling with tiger is too cute to handle

New Delhi: Remember Rudyard Kipling's characters from The Jungle Book? Sher Khan and Baloo! Yes, the kind bear and the vicious tiger who hates each other. Well, the internet has churned out a completely different scenario of their relationship where Ba...

Australia targets zero-extinction with promise to conserve land

Government says it will aim to conserve 30 percent of Australia’s land mass in attempt to protect its unique wildlife.Australia has set a target of zero extinction for its unique plants and animals, promising to preserve at least 30 percent of its land...

Ayudha Puja 2022: Know history, shubh muhurat, tithi of the auspicious day

The nine-day Navratri celebration comes to an end today. Every year, India celebrates Ayudha Puja, also known as Astra Puja, on the  ninth day of Navratri. On this auspicious day, people adore and worship the tools and objects that are connec...

Samsung says to triple advanced chip production by 2027

World’s No 2 foundry sees strong demand for chips used in high-performance computers and artificial intelligence.Samsung Electronics’s chip contract manufacturing business has announced plans to more than triple its advanced chips production capacity b...