It’ll hit the 100s in the Inland Empire Increasing health Risks & Wildfire Dangers

RIVERSIDE — Searing temperatures and minimal humidity will turn most of the Inland Empire into an oven this week, raising heat-related health risks and wildfire danger, the National Weather Service said Monday. The NWS released a statement saying the region is in store for “a potentially long duration heat wave, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday andContinue reading “It’ll hit the 100s in the Inland Empire Increasing health Risks & Wildfire Dangers”

Climate change is intensifying the water cycle, bringing more powerful storms and flooding via Red, Green, and Blue

Powerful storm systems triggered flash flooding across the U.S. in late July, inundating St. Louis neighborhoods with record rainfall and setting off mudslides in eastern Kentucky, where at least 16 people died in flooding. Another deluge in Nevada flooded the Las Vegas strip. https://www.kentucky.com/news/state/kentucky/article263921716.html/video-embed Mathew Barlow, UMass LowellThe Conversation The impact of climate change on extreme water-related events like this isContinue reading “Climate change is intensifying the water cycle, bringing more powerful storms and flooding via Red, Green, and Blue”

AlgiKnit’s seaweed-sourced materials could mend the textile industry’s toxic habits via TechCrunch

AlgiKnit is on a mission to offer more environmentally conscious materials for the heavily polluting fashion and textile industries. The startup is developing materials from seaweeds such as Macrocystis pyrifera, one of the planet’s most renewable and regenerative organisms, creating yarns and fibers that don’t rely on petroleum or toxic chemicals. Aleks Gosiewski, Aaron Nesser and Tessa Callaghan found the materialsContinue reading “AlgiKnit’s seaweed-sourced materials could mend the textile industry’s toxic habits via TechCrunch”

Project raises $2.5M for national parks via Marin Independent Journal

Keith Eshelman, who grew up in Mill Valley, co-founded the company that turns merchandise sales into restoration funds for treasured U.S. landmarks. Marin roots: Project raises $2.5M for national parks — Marin Independent Journal Visitors stroll through redwoods at Muir Woods National Monument on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal)Parks Project shirts hang atContinue reading “Project raises $2.5M for national parks via Marin Independent Journal”

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”