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Under Biden, NOAA's profile is set to rise as climate change takes center stage

3 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Transition team is working to set goals and identify leaders for weather, climate and oceans agency.
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NOAA: Newborn whale calf washes ashore along Cape Lookout

NOAA: Newborn whale calf washes ashore along Cape Lookout

8 days ago   |   WRAL

NOAA Fisheries reports a dead newborn whale has washed ashore along the Cape Lookout National Seashore.
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Hurricane Iota heads for battered Honduras, Nicaragua

18 days ago   |   Boston Herald

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Iota became the thirteenth hurricane of the Atlantic season early Sunday, threatening to bring another dangerous system to Nicaragua and Honduras...
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Tropical Storm Iota forms, could follow Eta's deadly path

21 days ago   |   ABC

Hurricane experts were closely watching the Caribbean, where Tropical Storm Iota formed Friday afternoon.
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Hurricane Center: Iota could follow Tropical Storm Eta's deadly path

21 days ago   |   ABC

Hurricane experts are closely watching the Caribbean, where Tropical Depression 31 could be named Iota by Saturday.
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Ticker: Feds extend right whale protections to mid-November; Pipeline company agrees to fines

1 month ago   |   Boston Herald

The federal government has extended protections designed to help keep a declining species of whale safe off New England until Nov. 15. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
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Scientists Who Don't Believe in Climate Change Are Now Leading a Top Environmental Agency

1 month ago   |   Vanity Fair

A series of recent blows to the NOAA offer a grim preview of what a second Trump term would look like for government-funded climate research.
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The NOAA's top scientist tried to get the White House on board with its science ethics policy. He got fired by email instead

The NOAA's top scientist tried to get the White House on board with its science ethics policy. He got fired by email instead

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fired its top scientist by email after he asked Trump appointees at the agency to commit to its...
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Election Day, NOAA, World Series: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Here's what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Zeta Triggers Hurricane Warning For New Orleans, As Gulf Coast Awaits Storm

Zeta Triggers Hurricane Warning For New Orleans, As Gulf Coast Awaits Storm

1 month ago   |   NPR

"This is a life-threatening situation," the National Hurricane Center said, urging people to take precautions against the risk of flooding. (Image credit...
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House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

The bill would reverse what supporters called a failed policy of criminalizing pot use and take steps to address racial disparities in enforcement of federal drug laws. Read more ...

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Job growth slowed in November for a 5th straight month

Job growth slowed in November for a 5th straight month

America's employers scaled back their hiring last month as the viral pandemic accelerated across the country, adding 245,000 jobs, the fewest since April and the fifth straight... Read more ...

5 Bay Area counties adopt stay-at-home order ahead of state's timeline

5 Bay Area counties adopt stay-at-home order ahead of state's timeline

This does not affect Santa Cruz or Monterey counties even though they are lumped into the "Bay Area" on the state's COVID map. Read more ...

Errol Spence Jr. vs. Danny Garcia: Welterweight champion returns with...

Errol Spence Jr. vs. Danny Garcia: Welterweight champion returns with intriguing test

Fans will be present in Texas when Errol Spence Jr. defends his IBF and WBC welterweight titles against Danny Garcia. Read more ...

Here's what 5 Wall Street strategists are saying about November's weak jobs...

Here's what 5 Wall Street strategists are saying about November's weak jobs report

Summary List Placement November's jobs report showed signs of a slowing labor market as the US added 245,000 nonfarm payrolls, which lagged the consensus estimate of 460,000... Read more ...

NHL eyeing mid-January return for shortened season

NHL eyeing mid-January return for shortened season

The NHL now has its sights on a mid-January start date with a 52- or 56-game schedule, according to multiple reports Friday. Between the necessary time for training camp... Read more ...

Ex-workers say NY Waterway ferries have been dumping waste in Hudson for years

Ex-workers say NY Waterway ferries have been dumping waste in Hudson for years

The New York Waterway ferry service - the nation's largest privately-owned commuter ferry company - has been dumping loads of human waste into the Hudson River for years, two... Read more ...

Oregon Town Grapples With Shooting Death Of 16-Year-Old Aidan Ellison

Oregon Town Grapples With Shooting Death Of 16-Year-Old Aidan Ellison

The Black teenager was killed Nov. 23 by a white middle-aged man who confronted him for playing loud music. Ellison's death is causing soul searching in the mostly white... Read more ...

Supreme Court to review rulings against Trump's Medicaid work rules

Supreme Court to review rulings against Trump's Medicaid work rules

The Supreme Court on Friday said it would consider the Trump administration's request to reinstate work rules for some Medicaid enrollees, even as President-elect Joe Biden... Read more ...