A Guide To Disaster Preparedness — Coronavirus Edition: Basic Supplies

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:58:24 +0000

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

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Volvo Moves To Rail Transport To Slash Carbon Emissions

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:15:20 +0000

Volvo is switching from over-the-road trucks to rail transport to move cars between its factories and storage depots across Europe, China, and the United States, and the results are more impressive than you might think!

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Air Pollution Plummets As China, Europe, New York Go On COVID-19 Lockdown

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:21:57 +0000

The European Environmental Agency (EEA) has confirmed NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) data that shows a rapid, dramatic reduction in air pollution over those areas most affected by the COVID-19 lockdowns

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COVID-19 Could Affect Cities For Years. Here Are 4 Ways They’re Coping Now.

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 18:48:48 +0000

Image of a particular district NYC cynthia shahanWaling to Subway. NYC cynthia shahanThe COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare two unavoidable facts about our new reality: we are more interconnected than ever, and cities are at the front lines of this crisis and will be at the front lines of any similarly globalized crisis in the future

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True Darkness Is Necessary: How Artificial Light Affects Our Environment & Health

Credit to Author: Andrea Bertoli| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 16:35:08 +0000

We are losing our dark skies due to increased artificial lighting at night, and it’s not good for humans or animals. Learn more about the importance of improved lighting and how the International Dark Sky Association is working to bright more darkness to our lives.

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What Is The Best Approach To Putting A Price On Carbon Emissions In The US?

Credit to Author: Kurt Lowder| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 23:39:50 +0000

Forward by Kurt Lowder My friend and mentor, Bill Hurly, now retired, has found a fulfilling mission in fighting for climate change. He has been heavily involved with Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) in San Antonio, Texas. I have attended a number of his presentations on the topic of climate change and what the CCL is [&hellip

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Nature Is Trying To Tell Us Something. Is Anybody Listening?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:07:19 +0000

COVID-19 and climate changeCOVID-19 is not only a disease, it is a harbinger of things to come. It could be the impetus to alter our business as usual mentality, but that seems unlikely as the Earth hurtles toward an existential calamity.

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Dr. Jane Goodall’s Messages On Hope & Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 23:00:24 +0000

Some things make strong imprints on the mind. I treasure the 5 hour lectures and classes with Dr. Michael Buonanno that involved watching films of Dr. Jane Goodall’s tenacity, longevity, brilliant endurance, and comprehensive study of the natural world through a knowledgeable lens and a wealth of anthropological background

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A Thank You To FOIA Officers: Purveyors Of Sunshine

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 07:00:13 +0000

This sunshine week I would like to express my appreciation for all of the work that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officers at federal agencies have done and continue to do to ensure public access to government communications, records, and documents

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