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After delay, US Senate edges toward passing $40 billion Ukraine war aid

Military aid, delivered as part of the United States’ security assistance to Ukraine, is unloaded from a plane at the Boryspil International Airport outside Kyiv, Ukraine February 13, 2022. REUTERS/Serhiy Takhmazov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – The US Senate voted on Monday to advance $40 …

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‘As essential as water or electricity’; Sen. Murray celebrates launch of ‘Internet for All’ initiative

WASHINGTON, DC – The Biden Administration has launched the ‘Internet for All’ initiative, which US Senator Patty Murray says will help connect all of Washington to high-speed internet. On Friday, the initiative was officially launched, with the aim of investing $65 billion in affordable broadband internet for everyone in America by the end of the …

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SCOTUS gives 3M the cold shoulder on warming-device litigation

The logo of Down Jones Industrial Average stock market index listed company 3M is shown in Irvine, California April 13, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Company sought to reverse ruling that revived Bair Hugger MDL Trials to restart in September, plaintiffs’ counsel says (Reuters) – The US Supreme …

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Lakeville police seek assistance in bicycle hit-and-run accident

article The type Volkswagen Tiguan that Lakeville police believe was involved in a hit-and-run with a bicyclist in Lakeville. (FOX 9) – The Lakeville Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating the person responsible for a bicyclist leaving unconscious – the result of a hit-and-run accident. to police on May 15 at approximately …

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California regulator rejects desalination plant despite historic drought

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 12 (Reuters) – California regulators on Thursday rejected a $1.4 billion desalination plant on environmental grounds, dealing a setback to Governor Gavin Newsom, who had supported the project as a partial solution for the state’s sustained drought. The California Coastal Commission voted 11-0 to reject the proposal by Poseidon Water, controlled …

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Internet personality ordered to stand trial after plea deal refused

A federal judge scheduled a trial next year for a far-right internet troll after the man, known to his social media followers as “Baked Alaska,” balked at pleading guilty on Wednesday to a criminal charge stemming from the US Capitol riot. Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and Weather US …

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Virginia rental assistance program to stop accepting applications Sunday

VIRGINIA – A program in Virginia meant to help those struggling to pay rent during the pandemic is coming to end Sunday night. Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and Weather The Virginia Rent Relief Program is closing its application portal to new or renewing applications at 11:59 pm Sunday, …

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California is in a water crisis, yet usage is way up. Officials are focusing on the wrong things, advocates say

Newsom has pleaded with residents and businesses to reduce their water consumption by 15%. But in March, urban water usage was up by 19% compared to March 2020, the year the current drought began. It was the highest March water consumption since 2015, the State Water Resources Control Board reported earlier this week. Part of …

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AI For Sustainability, The Billionaire Betting Against Coal And Tesla Facing Lower China Sales

This week’s Current Climatewhich every Saturday brings you the latest news about the business of sustainability. Sign up to get it in your inbox every week. Farmwise makes robots that weed vegetable fields to reduce herbicide use. Farmwise Thanks to all you loyal readers of the Current Climate newsletter. This week, we’re starting some changes …

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