California to use satellites to find greenhouse gas emitters

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Decades after previous Gov. Jerry Brown pledged California would launch its “own damn satellite” to monitor earth-warming pollutants, the state designs to put not 1, but two satellites in orbit to enable it hunt for tough-to-obtain “super-emitters” of methane and carbon dioxide. In an announcement Thursday, a partnership of govt […]

Plan to ban California fracking falls short in Legislature

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A far-achieving proposal to outlaw hydraulic fracturing and ban oil and gas wells from operating in the vicinity of residences, educational facilities and health care amenities unsuccessful in the California Legislature on Tuesday, a main setback for progressive leaders who hail the state as the nation’s bellwether on environmental security. […]

Why buy Ancestry’s DNA data if you don’t plan to use it?

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Shirley Ruge has extensive been fascinated with exploring her household tree. At 1 time, that meant many hours invested combing through records at courthouses and libraries. For the final 20 years or so, the Indian Wells resident has focused her investigate on Ancestry (a.k.a. Ancestry.com), a single of the primary […]

Robinhood, GameStop, and stocks: What you need to know

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Initial it was the Redditors, hatching ideas to buzz the shares of a sleepy online video activity retailer. Then it was the hedge fund shorts they had schemed to topple. Now, a single of Wall Street’s strangest months in memory has a new main character: the stock-trading app Robinhood. With […]