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Climate change exposes older adults to more of these health hazards—here’s how to prepare – MarketWatch

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. With over one-third of California long-term care communities located in areas that are at high risk for fire, it would be difficult to find someone more on edge than a long-term-care facility operator during California’s…

Alarmed by climate change | | bedfordgazette.com – bedfordgazette.com

New results from a long-running public opinion survey show that about 1 in 3 Americans is now “alarmed” by global warming. Is it any wonder, given the horrific onslaught of fires, floods, heat waves and other climate disasters we’ve experienced…

Thermo King aims to reduce global warming potential of transport refrigeration – Fleet Equipment Magazine

Thermo King, the transport refrigeration brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies, announced it will transition to a lower global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant as standard in its truck and trailer units. This will reduce the carbon footprint of refrigerants…

Musk Blasts California’s Net-Metering Proposal As ‘Anti-Environment Move’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his green energy company are coming out against a new proposal in California for what’s known as “net energy metering” that is designed to shift more of the cost of maintaining the electricity grid onto…

Editorial: 1 in 3 Americans now ‘alarmed’ by climate change. Why aren’t our leaders? – Los Angeles Times

New results from a long-running public opinion survey show that about 1 in 3 Americans is now “alarmed” by global warming. Is it any wonder, given the horrific onslaught of fires, floods, heat waves and other climate disasters we’ve experienced…

70 New Species Were Discovered in 2021 – Including 2 Guitarfish and a Pink Pygmy Pipehorse

From the lowland forests of Madagascar to Easter Island’s coral reefs, dozens of new flora and fauna were added to the scientific tree of life in 2021, proving that our vast and dynamic planet still contains unexplored places with never-before recorded plants and animals. Researchers at the California Academy of Sciences announced the 70 new […]

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For the Climate, Biden Must Be More Aggressive in Ending New Truck and Bus Emissions

At a gathering on the White House lawn last August, President Biden spoke of a future in which electric cars and trucks will be the only vehicles on the road. “The question,” he said, “is whether we’ll lead or fall…

2021’s biggest climate and weather disasters cost the US $145 billion – Virginia Mercury

By Stacy Morford, The Conversation The disasters just kept coming in 2021, from Hurricane Ida’s destruction across Louisiana and the Northeast to devastating wildfires in the West and damaging storms, tornadoes and floods. Nearly half the U.S. was in drought,…

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