Shady practices: New mapping tool shows inequity of tree coverage in the metro — MinnPost

While ideal canopy cover is around 45 percent, according to the Metropolitan Council, different parts of the Twin Cities fall far above or below that, with neighborhoods that are whiter and wealthier tending to have more trees. Shady practices: New mapping tool shows inequity of tree coverage in the metro — MinnPost

At town hall, Georgia Power customers ask for faster response to climate change via The Current

Georgia Power customers demand clean energy better rates at PSC town hall. At town hall, Georgia Power customers ask for faster response to climate change — The Current State regulators will hold hearings soon on Georgia Power’s energy plans for the next two decades. Those plans will dictate how quickly Georgia’s largest utility moves away fromContinue reading “At town hall, Georgia Power customers ask for faster response to climate change via The Current”

RE: Business plans for Today’s Workforce

I analyzed what 250 working participants do for a living. Here are the results: The breakdown per job type and industry. Business plans that work: via Joseph Mavericks Aaron Vankampen is a 25-year old TikTok star who knocks on mansion doors and asks their owners what they do for a living. He also recompiles his shortContinue reading “RE: Business plans for Today’s Workforce”

Math 101-Life Expectancy is Higher in Countries with High School Skills Training.

Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of its birth, its current age and other demographic factors including gender. There is a direct correlation between higher income equality, higher life expectancies, less crime, and lower incarceration rates. AKA: Working with your hands.Continue reading “Math 101-Life Expectancy is Higher in Countries with High School Skills Training.”

Human-induced Climate Change is Warming the Oceans via Patricia’s Friendly Blog

Corals have been in the news lately.  A new species of soft coral, Pseudumbellula scotiae, has been discovered by scientists working for Marine Scotland.  It was discovered at a depth of around 2,000 meters in the North Atlantic. Another exciting discovery is of a “pristine” deep sea coral reef near Tahiti in French Polynesia. ThisContinue reading “Human-induced Climate Change is Warming the Oceans via Patricia’s Friendly Blog”

A Rapidly Rising Global Population Raises Economic and Environmental Questions?

We are 1 of over 800 million species that occupy, and once occupied, the planet we call earth. Our collective existence on the planet is about 0.115% of Earth’s total lifespan Our impact far exceeds any other species to date, via Simthesis’s Blog In May 2019 the twenty-nine members of the Anthropocene Working Group (AWG)Continue reading “A Rapidly Rising Global Population Raises Economic and Environmental Questions?”

Study: Meatless Diets Produce 59% Less Greenhouse Gas Emissions — Cooking with Kathy Man

Emily Baker wrote . . . . . . . . . Diets rich in plants and low in red meat and sweet snacks produce less greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), a new study into the effects of diet on the climate crisis has concurred. Meat accounts for more than a quarter of diet-related emissions, the paperContinue reading “Study: Meatless Diets Produce 59% Less Greenhouse Gas Emissions — Cooking with Kathy Man”

Salty and Sustainable: Why Seaweed Farming Is Good for the Planet via Vancity Michelle

Beneath the choppy surface of British Columbia’s coastal waters, grow entire forests of a largely-untapped sustainable resource. Seaweed. Seaweed, also referred to as kelp, is the focus of a growing industry off the coast of Vancouver Island. While still in the early stages of development, this type of farming offers many environmental benefits on topContinue reading “Salty and Sustainable: Why Seaweed Farming Is Good for the Planet via Vancity Michelle”

ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND POLICIES via Aishwarya Sandeep

Environment is a comprehensive term. It includes a wide variety of phenomenon. Environment includes the external conditions, resources etc to facilitate the interaction of various organisms. Law is all pervasive. Environmental law is  a body of law which consists of statutes, common laws, conventions, regulations and policies which seeks to protect the natural environment. WeContinue reading “ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND POLICIES via Aishwarya Sandeep”

LIGHTNING AND THUNDERSTORM via Art in Tanzania Blog

Lightning is the brilliant electric spark discharge in the atmosphere occurring within a thunderstorm, between the clouds. The flashing of light produced by a discharge of atmospheric electricity and a flashing of light is the result of discharge of atmosphere electricity within a thunderstorm cloud way up into the sky. Many small bits of iceContinue reading “LIGHTNING AND THUNDERSTORM via Art in Tanzania Blog”

Hurricane Ida Curfew set due to storm threat via Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

Government officials have set an 8 p.m. curfew for Adams County due to dangerous travel conditions likely to result from Hurricane Ida. For the safety of employees and others, business owners are also being asked to to send employees home and close by 5 p.m. According to Tom McGehee, Adams County Emergency Operation Center Planning […]Continue reading “Hurricane Ida Curfew set due to storm threat via Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper”

10 HUGE TREES WHO GIVE SHADES via EliteExtant

Everybody needs a friend.” “The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” “Love is like a tree, it grows of its own accord, it puts down deep roots into our whole being.” “Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and […]Continue reading “10 HUGE TREES WHO GIVE SHADES via EliteExtant”

(NASA) #ClimateChange National US Weather Report: Extraordinary heat events occur around the planet during most summers, but the current heatwave in the Pacific Northwest is truly exceptional #AceNewsDesk report — Kindness – Wisdom💥

#AceNewsReport – June.30: The heat began to build up late last week, and the effect is apparent in this map (above) which shows land surface temperatures on June 25 in Washington. The data show that around noon on that day, surface temperatures in Seattle reached 120°F (49°C), and the worst was yet to come. By […]Continue reading “(NASA) #ClimateChange National US Weather Report: Extraordinary heat events occur around the planet during most summers, but the current heatwave in the Pacific Northwest is truly exceptional #AceNewsDesk report — Kindness – Wisdom💥”

Some coastal areas are more prone to devastating hurricanes. Meteorologist explains why via The Current

Warm water, little wind shear and moisture spark storms but coastlines and offshore shelves help determine strength. Some coastal areas are more prone to devastating hurricanes – a meteorologist explains why — The Current Every coastline in the North Atlantic is vulnerable to tropical storms, but some areas are more susceptible to hurricane destruction than others.This story alsoContinue reading “Some coastal areas are more prone to devastating hurricanes. Meteorologist explains why via The Current”