Kenya 'effectively' lifts ban on genetically modified crops

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s new president says the Cabinet has “effectively” lifted the country’s ban on openly cultivating genetically modified crops, reversing a decade-old decision as the...

Rising butter prices may pose threat to TikTok trend

The butter board craze is spreading across the internet, but rising butter costs could soon put an end to the trend. In August, the average price of a stick of butter cost nearly $4.70, up from...

Junta set to stay in power after Chad delays elections by two years

By Mahamat Ramadane N'DJAMENA - Chad has adopted resolutions that push back democratic elections by two years and allow interim leader Mahamat Idriss Deby to stay in power and be eligible to run...

Testarossa’s grape blessing marks early end to harvest

Drought and heat mean smaller yields for many local wineries.

What the war in Ukraine means for Asia's climate goals

NEW DELHI, India (AP) — The queues outside petrol pumps in Sri Lanka have lessened, but not the anxiety. Asanka Sampath, a 43-year-old factory clerk, is forever vigilant. He checks his phone for...

"Dangerously Low" Mississippi River Level May Spark Transport Chaos For Farm Goods During Harvest

"Dangerously Low" Mississippi River Level May Spark Transport Chaos For Farm Goods During Harvest A drought is drying up parts of the Mississippi River, a major export channel for...

IMF says Ukraine war prompts worst global food crisis since at least 2008

By David Lawder WASHINGTON -The Ukraine war's disruptions to grain and fertilizer flows have prompted the worst food security crisis since at least the one following the 2007-2008 global...

Congress approves $2.5B in fire aid for New Mexico victims

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Northern New Mexico residents on Friday celebrated the passage of a government spending bill that includes $2.5 billion in relief for those affected by a historic wildfire...

Florida Set to Be Hit by Drought and Fire After Being Battered by Hurricane Ian

As Hurricane Ian brings flash floods to Florida's south, drought conditions intensify in the state's northeast.

18 States With the Worst Drought Right Now

As Hurricane Ian lashes the west coast of Florida with drenching rains, it is easy to forget that many states have the opposite problem – nowhere near enough rainfall. While torrential rain can...

Drought in Western States Leads Farmers to Adapt

As agriculture struggles during a prolonged dry spell, alternatives include new crops, hunting and hospitality.

Euro zone inflation hits record high 10%, raising pressure on ECB

FRANKFURT - Euro zone inflation zoomed past forecasts to hit a fresh record high this month, reinforcing expectations for another jumbo interest rate hike from the European Central Bank in...

Low water on the Mississippi River impacting barge traffic

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Parts of the Mississippi River are so low from weeks of drought that barge traffic is being limited at the worst possible time — as crop harvests begin.Some Mississippi River...

Goldman Sachs has started laying off workers across the US

Goldman Sachs is targeting low performers in a new round of staffing cuts. The recent firings come after Goldman reported a 41% year-over-year decline in revenue over the summer. Deal-making in...

Pumpkin farms adapt to improve soil, lower emissions

ATLANTA, Illinois (AP) — This Thanksgiving, your pumpkin pie might have a lower carbon footprint.On the central Illinois farms that supply most of the world’s canned pumpkin, farmers are adopting...

Next Avenue: At 68, NOAA’s chief says age and experience will help drive smart climate policy

Richard "Rick" Spinrad, 68, is the oldest person ever appointed to lead NOAA. He was formerly the agency's chief scientist. Spinrad believes age and experience will help drive smart climate...

Climate change has come for the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter

Smoke and flames rise from a hill during a forest fire in Chongqing, China, on August 18, when the highest temperature recorded there was 112 degrees Farenheit. | Chen Chao/China News Service via...

Climate Migration: Blind and homeless amid Somalia's drought

DOLLOW, Somalia (AP) — Blindness heightens the remaining senses. The thud of a toppling camel is more jarring, the feel of tightening skin more acute, the smell of death thicker after weeks and...

Indigenous groups, activists resist Congo's oil block plan

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — The auctioning of oil and gas blocks in Congo has stirred resistance and concern among local Indigenous communities worried about damage to their homes and large swaths of...

Farmers Jump Off Hemp Bandwagon Amid Lack Of Profit And Underwhelming Performance

Farmers Jump Off Hemp Bandwagon Amid Lack Of Profit And Underwhelming Performance Authored by Autumn Spredemann via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Harvesting hemp to be used for...

China's industrial profit declines accelerate in Jan-Aug

BEIJING -Profits at China's industrial firms shrank at a faster pace in January-August, as strict COVID restrictions and a deepening property slump weighed on domestic demand and heatwaves curbed...

Pelosi: US has to do more to help with wildfire recovery

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday that the federal government has to do more to help with recovery in the wake of a devastating wildfire that charred several...

Who’s really using up the water in the American West?

Hint: Water scarcity in the Western US has more to do with our diets than our lawns. The Western United States is currently battling the most severe drought in thousands of years. A mix of bad...

Forest service seizes PG&E equipment as part of fire probe

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal investigators have taken possession of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. utility transmission pole and attached equipment in a criminal probe into what started a Northern...

A look at Nvidia's issues, including crypto mining demand drying up and GPUs flooding secondary markets, and...

Nvidia investors have been in the valley before: This chart, though, is not from the last two years, but rather from the beginning of 2017 to the beginning of 2019; here is 2017 to today: Three...

The Global Water Crisis Could Crush The Energy Industry

The Global Water Crisis Could Crush The Energy Industry Authored by Felicity Bradstock via OilPrice.com, Water is growing more scarce due to climate change. Water scarcity could...

Kim Kardashian culls Dolce & Gabbana archives for Milan show

MILAN (AP) — Kim Kardashian took Milan by storm on Saturday, curating a new collection for Dolce & Gabbana that took inspiration from 20 years of archival looks.It was a day of debuts in Milan,...

Egypt’s leader meets with Sudan’s military ruler in Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi of Egypt on Saturday met with Sudan’s leader in Cairo for talks that focused on ties between the two neighbors, officials said.El-Sissi welcomed Gen....

Crypto Exchange CoinFLEX Plans For Restructuring

CoinFLEX is one of the crypto exchanges that suffered during the bearish trend and is currently paving for restructuring. Following its filings for reorganization at s Seychelles court, the...

Rare ‘triple dip’ La Niña threatens more floods and drought

Further extreme weather expected as phenomenon that cools Pacific Ocean surface occurs for third year running

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