Hurricane Iselle and tropical storm Julio headed toward the tourist haven of Hawaii Wednesday in a rare combination of stormy tropical weather. Hawaii residents were stocking up on food and water as officials advised preparing for seven days of supplies in advance of hurricane Iselle and tropical storm Julio.
With the removal of many dams, conservationists are seeing the return of the natural bounty that fed Native Americans and astonished European settlers.
The Ukraine crisis has sparked interest in natural gas production on a continent where many oppose new drilling. Hydraulic fracturing – or ‘fracking’ – might help Europeans wean off Russian supplies, but the technology remains publicly unpopular and plays a small role in Europe’s vision of energy security.