It’s Danger Season & Workers Need Heat Safety Protections Now — UPS Knows It

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2023 08:47:11 +0000

What would be the largest single-employer strike in US history may soon be avoided if UPS and the Teamsters union reach an agreement on adding life-saving cooling equipment in more than 90,000 fleet vehicles. UPS is the largest employer here in Louisville, Kentucky, so a strike would have serious implications for the metro region as […]

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Cities Are Tapping Residents to Study Climate Change Impacts

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2022 22:51:15 +0000

By Sarah Amandolare an independent journalist covering science, health and travel. This article is co-published with Next City and made possible by a grant from the Open Society Foundations. Nexus Media News is an editorially independent, nonprofit news service covering climate change. Follow us @NexusMediaNews.

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California Cooking, Russia Shuts Off Gas To Europe

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 14:43:19 +0000

California is cooking in extreme heat, Russia has shut down a key gas pipeline to Europe, and there are changes in the White House with regards to climate and energy. Scroll down below for the updates. Heatwave Breaks Records, Threatens Human Health: Extreme heat shattered records up and down the West Coast over the weekend, threatening […]

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U.S. Schools Closing Due To Extreme Heat

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 14:27:59 +0000

Heat waves and drought are rocking the United States, and that has even led to some U.S. schools closing due to the extreme heat. This has happened on both the East Coast and the West Coast. Heat, Insufficient Cooling Disrupt Learning Nationwide Extreme heat across the country is disrupting education as high temperatures force schools […]

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Climate Change, Danger Seasons & the Need for Global Action

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2022 18:48:12 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Rachel Cleetus Deadly heatwaves, extreme drought, food and water shortages, catastrophic flooding, rapidly intensifying tropical storms, raging wildfires — around the world, climate change is exacerbating extreme conditions and their harsh toll on people and ecosystems. It’s fueling “Danger Seasons,” when these impacts are at their […]

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NY-Funded Solar One Program Empowers Vulnerable Communities With Solar + Storage, Emergency Resilience

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 21:35:56 +0000

Images provided by Solar OneSolar One is an organization that I’ve experienced first hand. An active force in clean urban transition, in particular aiding low-income households, it deserves support. Both organizations I met with in NYC — Solar One and WE ACT — had individuals reflecting the relaxed as well as energetic personalities necessary to make something work, really work

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