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In China, quarantine improves air and prevents thousands of premature deaths

A new study finds that China’s countrywide ban on traffic mobility from February 10 to March 14, 2020 greatly limited automobile emissions and sharply reduced the country’s often severe air pollution. The improved air quality, in turn, prevented thousands of pollution-related deaths.

Top 14 Examples Of Liberal Media Celebrating Pandemic’s ‘Bright Spots’

Lives have been lost, businesses have been shuttered for good, schools have been closed and millions are stressed out by the effects of coronavirus, but lefty journalists managed to find the “silver lining” to the pandemic — a cure for…

COVID-19 lockdowns significantly impacting global air quality

(American Geophysical Union) Levels of two major air pollutants have been drastically reduced since lockdowns began in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a secondary pollutant — ground-level ozone — has increased in China, according to new research.

Clean Trucks Like The Tesla Semi Are More Important Than Ever

Clean trucks such as the Tesla Semi are needed now more than ever. According to Popular Mechanics, in 2016, there were at least 2.8 million semi trucks registered in the US. Paul Billings from the American Lung Association told The New York Times, “Trucks remain a major source of pollution that creates smog, and smog is linked with coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and can cause asthma and premature death.”

Economist: How Society Should Roll Out Of Pandemic

There have been plenty of predictions of late about how quickly the US economy will recover from a pandemic-induced recession that has shut down most business activity and put millions of people out of work

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The Nature Of Crises & The Downfall Of Giants: Past Peak Oil With Bill McKibben (Webinar)

Join our friends Climate XChange for a webinar on Friday, May 8th @ 3:00pm ET featuring Bill McKibben, Author and Environmental Advocate. This week’s webinar is entitled The Nature of Crises & The Downfall of Giants: Is Oil (Finally) Past its Peak. This event is FREE.

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Simulations forecast US nationwide increase in human exposure to extreme climate events

Using the now-decommissioned Titan supercomputer, a team of researchers estimated the combined consequences of many different extreme climate events at the county level, a unique approach that provided unprecedented regional and national climate projections that identified the areas most likely to face climate-related challenges.

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Simulations forecast US nationwide increase in human exposure to extreme climate events

Using the now-decommissioned Titan supercomputer, a team of researchers estimated the combined consequences of many different extreme climate events at the county level, a unique approach that provided unprecedented regional and national climate projections that identified the areas most likely to face climate-related challenges.