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Positive COVID-19 Trends Emerge in August Across Much of the US, and Elsewhere

Much of the media coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States has served media companies very well by creating a lot of fear in the viewers—some of it warranted. They often focus on single anecdotal stories about young people dying, which is still rare overall, or about “milestone” numbers of cases nationwide, which […]

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Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ Is A Repackaged Green New Deal

The media is tying itself in knots trying to assure the American people that Joe Biden is not on board with the radical socialists and communists that have taken over the Democratic Party. They keep pointing at his near half-century…

Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ Is A Repackaged Green New Deal

The media is tying itself in knots trying to assure the American people that Joe Biden is not on board with the radical socialists and communists that have taken over the Democratic Party. They keep pointing at his near half-century…

MicroClimates: Fighting global warming from home – San Francisco Chronicle

Welcome to MicroClimates, The Chronicle’s climate change newsletter. If someone forwarded you this email, you can sign up here. A missed Earth Day Weeks ago, as the pandemic dragged on and protests against police violence ramped up across the region,…

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Climate change will decimate Palm Springs, Coachella Valley tourism

A new study finds that climate change will have a devastating effect on the greater Palm Springs area’s dominant industry — tourism. Due to climate change, the number of days above 85 degrees between November and April is projected to increase up to 150% by the end of the century.

When is the next great comet?

There’s a nice binocular comet – comet NEOWISE – in the early morning sky now. Some experienced observers are catching it with the eye alone. It’s nice … but not great. When will we see our next great comet?

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HEALTH: ‘Racism is a risk factor’ — heat threatens birth outcomes

Rising temperatures brought on by climate change disproportionately threaten pregnant women who work outdoors, who can’t access air conditioning and who are Black or Hispanic, a panel of reproductive justice experts said last week.

Why the indoor farming movement is taking off

As the world emerges from a pandemic that has kept about one in five people in their homes for weeks, it’s little surprise that the idea of indoor farming is gaining traction. After all, we’ve had a lot of time…