EVs in a Time of COVID

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 15:12:06 +0000

As mobility changes drastically in this brave, new, COVID-impacted world, there are increasing signs that electric transportation can pivot us towards a better future

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Early Exposure To Traffic-Related Air Pollution Linked To Increased Risk Of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 23:57:47 +0000

Traffic pollution is a distinct cause of neurodevelopmental disorders, according to new research out of the University of California at Davis

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What If COVID-19 Caused Lung Cancer, Heart Attacks, Childhood Asthma, Dementia, Psychosis, Diabetes, Childhood Leukemia, Brain Tumors, Learning Challenges, Renal Failure, Alzheimer’s, Fetal Development Problems, Bone Fracture Risk, & Low Sperm Quality?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 12:00:56 +0000

This article is not about COVID-19. It is not about what we should do in response to COVID-19, what government policies or our individual routines should look like. The connection to COVID-19 is simply this: we responded strongly to a serious health threat, so why can’t we respond as strongly (and with immensely less harm from side effects) to a much bigger problem

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Trump’s EPA Takes Away State & Tribal Rights To Protect Their Own Water

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:33:05 +0000

Isn’t this exactly the opposite of what the EPA was formed to protect? Issues of poverty, environmental inequality, and social injustice are other pieces of the power and control that has the streets filled with passionate advocates for peace

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Why We Fight: Political & Economic Power Belong In Your Hands

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 21:05:56 +0000

“The truth, then, is that on the other end of this crisis we cannot return to normal. Normal was already a nightmare for so many of us.”

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11,000 Air Pollution-Related Deaths Avoided In Europe As Coal & Oil Consumption Plummet

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 21:10:27 +0000

Scientists are observing what the idling of cars and factories, and plummeting of the fossil fuel business, reveals in the satellite data from NASA and other vital environmental databases

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Facing A Health Crisis, Cities Implore Courts To Limit Pollution

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sat, 02 May 2020 16:47:17 +0000

Image of a particular district NYC cynthia shahanWaling to Subway. NYC cynthia shahanLocal leaders weigh in on a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from weakening regulations on power plants

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This Month in Climate Science: Carbon Sinks Shrink, Bumble Bees Decline, Nightingale Wings Shorten, and Ecosystems Could Collapse Faster

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 20:00:18 +0000

Article used with permissionEvery month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change’s causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what’s to come if we don’t reduce emissions at a quicker pace

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Smog-Free Skies Should Be The New Normal

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 02:00:40 +0000

People all over the world are reporting that the skies have cleared dramatically over the last few weeks. In the northern Indian state of Punjab, the Himalayan mountains are now visible from more than 100 miles away — some locals say they haven’t seen the peaks in 30 years

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