The owner of one of the world's largest truck fleets recently unveiled what it's dubbed the WAVE (Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience) concept truck as part of a broader push to incorporate sustainability into the megastore's operations.
California and Israel have major water challenges both within their borders and beyond. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stopped in California to address some of these issues, including construction of the hemisphere's largest desalination plant.
With climate change warming the planet and taking the “perma” out of permafrost in many polar regions, scientists may begin to unearth more previously undiscovered viruses, not all of which will be as benign as this new one.
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On Thursday the Interior Department set the stage for controversial seismic tests to locate fossil fuels off the Atlantic coast. If found, the region will be subject to similar risks as 2010's Deepwater Horizon disaster.