Nathan Rott

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'We Had To Get Out': Despite The Risks, Business Is Booming At National Parks

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Visits to Yellowstone National Park are higher than last year as Americans look to escape their pandemic confines. Their business is welcome relief, despite worries they'll also bring coronavirus.

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'Tidal Wave' Of Power Shut-Offs Looms As Nation Grapples With Heat

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Power shut-off moratoriums imposed at the start of the pandemic are beginning to expire. Customers and utilities face a backlog of missed bills that may eventually be passed on to ratepayers.

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California Surpasses New York In Total COVID-19 Cases

Thursday, July 23, 2020

California now has the most COVID-19 cases in the country, surpassing New York. But the number of deaths is far lower, in part because more than half of the new cases are young people.

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Animals See A Silver Lining During Pandemic As Fewer Are Killed On The Road

Saturday, June 27, 2020

New research finds fewer animals are being killed by cars since the pandemic shutdown has kept people at home. This includes threatened species, and could boost efforts to better protect them.

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Scientists Say The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Worsened Deforestation Worldwide

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Scientists say accelerating deforestation and development may increase the risk of pandemic diseases, and the current coronavirus pandemic may actually make the trend worse.

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'Like Poking a Beehive': The Worrisome Link Between Deforestation And Disease

Monday, June 22, 2020

Scientists say accelerating deforestation and development may increase the risk of pandemic diseases. The current economic crisis may also make that trend worse if more people cut down trees for fuel.

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Peace Prevails After Another Night Of Protests For George Floyd

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Despite heavy police and military presence and an extended curfew in many places, protests for George Floyd have persisted nationwide – and the majority of them have been peaceful.

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Climate Change And Deforestation Mean Earth's Trees Are Younger And Shorter

Friday, May 29, 2020

A new study finds rising temperatures and climate-driven disasters are helping transform the very makeup of the world's forests. This has major implications for biodiversity and more warming.

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Flights Into The Stratosphere Study Changes To Atmospheric Rivers

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Scientists are racing to better understand atmospheric rivers, bands of moisture that start in the tropics and can bring torrential rain to the U.S. They're projected to intensify with climate change.

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Calif. Governor Says State Will Begin Easing Coronavirus Closures

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that the state would start a partial reopening at the end of the week — joining a growing list of states that are trying to restart their economies.

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As States Reopen, Health Experts Seek To Understand Coronavirus's Early Silent Spread

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Medical examiners are now screening for possible coronavirus connections in late January. Emerging evidence suggests it spread far earlier and more widely than initially believed.

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Bandanas, Balaclavas, Bra Straps: How People Are Answering Call To Cover Their Faces

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Health officials are urging Americans to cover their faces to try and slow the coronavirus outbreak. Given shortages and stay-at-home orders, people are getting creative.

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'Hope Isn't A Strategy.' How To Prepare For A Natural Disaster During COVID-19

Saturday, April 11, 2020

If a major hurricane, flood or wildfire happens during the pandemic, evacuation shelters could be dangerous and cross-state aid impossible. So disaster response experts are planning new strategies.

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Trump Administration Finalizes Fuel Economy Standards Rollback, A Key Policy Goal

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Trump administration is replacing Obama-era fuel economy standards with weaker ones that will allow for more air pollution. Groups are already lining up to challenge the new rule.

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Trump Administration Weakens Auto Emissions Standards

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Trump administration is replacing Obama-era fuel economy standards with weaker ones that will allow for more air pollution. Groups are already lining up to challenge the new rule.

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Fires Where They Are 'Not Supposed To Happen' In Australia's Ancient Rainforest

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Australia's unprecedented fire season scorched sections of rare, ancient rainforests. It's another signal that climate change is intensifying and expanding wildfires globally.

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Banks Agree With California To Stop Foreclosures For 90 Days In Coronavirus Crisis

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

More than one million residents have filed for unemployment insurance since March 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom says, as businesses shut down to slow the spread of the disease.

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'Stay Home,' Californians Are Told By Governor As Coronavirus Spreads

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The order is the strongest statewide restriction in the country, but exempts essential travel to grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations and will rely heavily on social pressure for enforcement.

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Australia's Fire-Ravaged Forests Are Recovering. Ecologists Hope It Lasts

Saturday, March 14, 2020

After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.

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Australia's Extreme Heat

Sunday, March 08, 2020

Australia's devastating wildfires grabbed global attention, but far more residents were grappling with deadly, extreme heat. The country is getting hotter, and many communities are not prepared.

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