Protecting public health was a core function of governments long before the expansion of the state in the 20th century. “Great fears of the sickenesses here in the City, it being said that two or three houses are already shut…
Elon Musk has shipped 255 ventilators to New York City and promises to make more soon at Tesla Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo
A primer on abrupt acceleration of carbon dioxide levels can be handy when we’re confronted with climate denials
After the UK Told James Dyson it Needed 10,000 Ventilators, He Invented One in Just 10 daysâand is Donating 5000
After the UK government asked James Dyson to build 10,000 new ventilators, he invented a model in just 10 daysâand plans to donate 5,000.
A few months back, I wrote two guides to disaster preparedness. They were meant as general references, assuming you may someday face a natural disaster or acute emergency. To many readers, they probably seemed abstract since there was no imminent danger at the time. But here we are, in the midst of a global emergency. [&hellip
School students gather to demand action on climate change in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 20, 2019. Jenny Evans/Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life, caused widespread sickness and fatalities, and sent the global economy careening toward a depression….
James Dyson says his company will start producing ventilators in a matter of weeks. In the US, officials are studying a number of proposals and expect to make some sort of decision very, very soon.
A new research highlighted the importance of reducing fossil fuel combustion not only to curb the trend of global warming, but also to improve the quality of China’s coastal waters.
In an effort to receive advanced warning of destructive pests that could wreak havoc on native plantings, researchers from Europe, the United States and China are growing “sentinel trees” in strategic locations around the world. “Sentinel nurseries represent one potential…
“The mountains are calling and I must go,” conservationist John Muir famously wrote in 1873. Many people can relate to feeling beckoned by nature, although for various reasons we can’t always heed the call as quickly as we’d like. Fortunately,…