Monthly Archives: May 2022

Governors see SEC climate disclosure proposal as unprecedented federal override | state government

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Nearby flooding, latest setback for International Falls – Reuters

INTERNATIONAL FALLS – As home and business owners in pickup trucks lined up to receive pallets of sandbags, high school students joined the National Guard and Red Cross volunteers last week to deal with the worst flooding in Rainy River watershed in 72 years. The students, working in school clothes, took part regularly in the […]

Israeli study finds ecosystems can collapse, just like coalitions

Researchers study connectivity in ecosystems to better understand human health and the environment An Israeli study recently found evidence for an old theory: in nature, ecosystems have either few species with strong ties or many species with weak ties – just like in governing coalitions. Researchers from Israel’s Bar-Ilan University have calculated the level of […]

ComEd will conduct a study of the impact of climate change on the network

Image: ComEd Changing weather and climate conditions, including sustained wind, heat, flooding and icing, are expected to test the limits of today’s utility infrastructure. For the study, Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) is partnering with the Center for Climate Resilience and Decision Science at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and the Climate READi Initiative […]

Marine hives set up in Weymouth harbor to establish new ecosystems

NEW reef-like structures that will establish ecosystems and support the fishing industry have been placed in Weymouth Harbour. The sea hives were set up underwater in Weymouth harbour, suspended from the pleasure jetty. They are designed to resemble the marine environment and encourage the natural behavior of fish and other marine life. It is hoped […]

Bad weather pushes Manitoba farmers to ‘breaking point’, says Gimli mayor

Links to the breadcrumb New Manitoba Publication date : May 30, 2022 • 34 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation A stream flows through a farmer’s field near Oak Island, south of Winnipeg, on Monday. With more wet weather predicted for southern Manitoba on Monday and Tuesday, some are concerned about […]

Prediction of climate change in forest ecosystems

From July 1st, 2022, the German Research Foundation (DFG) will support the Collaborative Research Center CRC 1537 “ECOSENSE”. For its interdisciplinary and in-depth study of ecological processes in forests, the SFB will receive around 10.5 million euros over four years. Image Credit: Shutterstock.com/Avigator Fortuner The team led by CRC spokespersons Professor Ulrike Wallrabe, Professor of […]

Learn more about cryptocurrency ecosystems – Shiba Inu (SHIB), Binance Coin (BNB) and Mushe (XMU)

Cryptocurrency is a unique sector within the financial industry that has greatly shaped the way we view money. Almost everyone has digital assets these days, right? Understanding the Cryptosphere Cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency that allows users to transfer currency in a digital environment and is different from ordinary digital transfer products and […]

Hold on to your hats: Wet weather and ‘unstable’ storms will hit New Zealand on Monday

A ‘“unstable rain band” is expected to cause weather havoc across the North Island. Auckland, Northland, Great Barrier Island, Coromandel Peninsula and Waikato are under severe thunderstorm watch. Northland, Coromandel, Gisborne and Bay of Plenty also have amber heavy rain warnings. New Zealand transport agency Waka Kotahi has warned that the Auckland Harbor Bridge could […]

Global crises could drive Africa to seek alternatives for climate finance

By AGGREY MUTAMBO The war in Ukraine and the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic could lead African countries to seek alternative sources of financing for their clean energy projects. A new report from the African Development Bank (AfDB) shows that most African countries are recovering from the economic downturn caused by the pandemic. However, tough […]

Winter weather: freezing temperatures, rain, snowfall and gusty winds

An Antarctic explosion is about to hit several states, sending temperatures plummeting and threatening an early winter snowfall not seen in two decades. A polar outburst will hit Australia on Sunday, bringing freezing weather just in time for the seasonal change to winter. Some parts of the country are expected to experience their lowest temperatures […]

Feature: Kenyan farmers raise stingless bees to boost income and stabilize ecosystems

NAIROBI, May 28 (Xinhua) — Mark Livaha is a middle-aged farmer from Kakamega County in western Kenya. Properties. Livaha said growing up near the dense forest of Kakamega fueled her passion for bees, given the endless supply of honey the insects generated for her community. Thanks to nudges from researchers at the Nairobi-based International Center […]

Carbon Dioxide Hits New Milestone and Continues to Impact Climate

Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) has reached a new milestone, mainly due to the burning of fossil fuels and the destruction of forests. This May, CO2 has reached 421 parts per million (ppm), which means that for every million molecules in the air, 421 are carbon dioxide. That probably seems like a tiny amount, but since […]

Tornado Watch Lingers for East Coast Counties – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Our Friday was a day of alert for the books. A flurry of tornado warnings were issued throughout the day for parts of Maryland, but those warnings have since been lifted. READ MORE: The pandemic has highlighted the need to address disparities in minorities’ access to mental health care, Sauy defends A […]

How to identify plants and animals with your iPhone camera :: WRAL.com

Each new generation of iPhone has more features than the average consumer will typically use. We have the equivalent of a computer, a telephone and a camera in the palms of our hands and somehow manages to only scratch the surface of what it offers. In addition to the countless apps available to iPhone users […]

Gurugram School and Swedish Embassy Collaborate to Engage Young People in Climate Change Dialogue

The Swedish Embassy has partnered with a leading private school in Gurugram to engage young people in a dialogue on climate change, ahead of Stockholm+50, an international meeting on climate change and environmental protection. environment. To highlight the perspective of young people, Heritage International Xperiential Learning School invited selected students to participate in an interactive […]

Hot weather and gusty winds put Southcentral Alaska at high fire risk over the holiday weekend

High temperatures and gusty winds in the forecast trigger warnings of increased fire danger over Memorial Day weekend for Anchorage, Mat-Su and parts of the Kenai Peninsula. The National Weather Service released a “red flag warningfor Friday from noon to 10 p.m. as northerly winds blowing up to 20 mph are expected to couple with […]

Artificial habitats to support ecosystems

Coral reef ecosystems face several global threats, including climate change and increased urbanization of coastal regions. However, a team from Bar-Ilan University, Israel, has developed a 3D printing method that could help in the conservation of coral reef systems. Image credit: Biu.ac.il. (2022) Reforming coral reefs using 3D printing. [online] Available at: https://www.biu.ac.il/en/article/11141 Published in […]

Emergency Services, May 25, 2022 – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Criminal arrests Impersonation – Jerry Don Brooks Jr., 56, of the 300 block of North Columbus Avenue, Medford. He was arrested by Medford police on Sunday for identity theft and misdemeanors. Brooks was released on his own recognizance. Illegal use of weapons — Joshua Scott Francis, 28, of Cedar Street, Rogue River. He was arrested […]

[H.eco Forum] Humanity must step up efforts to better protect marine ecosystems, say experts

[H.eco Forum] Humanity must step up efforts to better protect marine ecosystems, say experts Leading environmental experts step in to raise awareness and offer solutions to threatening changes Chun Seung-soo, professor emeritus of Chonnam National University, explains how marine and coastal environments have changed abruptly in response to climate change, at the H.eco Forum on […]

[H.eco Forum] Humanity must step up efforts to better protect marine ecosystems, experts say

At this year’s H.eco Forum, experts took a moment to highlight the ongoing and expected changes to marine ecosystems due to climate change and discuss the efforts needed to protect the environment and prevent disasters and socio-economic challenges. economic. Chun Seung-soo, Professor Emeritus of Chonnam National University, started the session by talking about how marine […]

A triumvirate of ministers will take part in the G7 climate, energy and environment ministerial meeting hosted by Germany to push for accelerated climate action and the clean energy transition

COP President Alok Sharma will represent the UK government along with Greg Hands, Minister for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, and Zac Goldsmith, Minister for the Pacific and International Environment They will urge G7 member countries and the global community to accelerate the pace of delivering on their commitments under the Glasgow Climate Pact. G7 […]

May 25, 07:00 Weather forecast update – Rain and intermittent thunderstorms over the next few days | News

(WLFI) – Good Wednesday morning! We’ll be tracking some scattered rain waves with integrated lightning/thunder this morning. Temperatures range between the lower 60s and upper 50s. Not as cold as previous mornings thanks to passing warm front, increased cloud cover and SE winds. Today’s highs will depend on how much sun we might get. More […]

Oceanographer’s Early Career Award Targets Metals in Marine Ecosystems

Nicholas Hawco To help launch the careers of outstanding researchers in the field of marine microbial ecology and evolution, a University of Hawaii at the Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) Assistant Professor of Oceanography was selected to receive a Simons Early Career Investigator Award in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution. […]

10 climate change movies to watch in 2022

Discussions about climate change can be overwhelming and anxiety-provoking. Therefore, addressing the issue in movies can help reach a wider audience and educate people who otherwise might not be interested in learning more about such a crucial topic. From older documentaries to the latest blockbusters, here’s a list of the best climate change movies […]

Weather Journal: Recent extreme heat in May in Roanoke recalls more than 81 years ago | Local News

Say “1941” and the first thing that rightly comes to mind is America’s entry into World War II after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7. 1941 has also cropped up lately, locally, as the opening year of The Roanoker restaurant, an establishment that closes this weekend. Last weekend’s premature summer heat wave […]

ExxonMobil loses bid to quash climate change lawsuit

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ highest court on Tuesday rejected a bid by ExxonMobil to dismiss a state lawsuit that accuses the oil giant of misleading the public about the role its fossil fuels in climate change. The 2019 lawsuit filed by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey alleges that Exxon launched an effort, “recalling the tobacco […]

Understand how climate, pollution and runoff combine in coastal ecosystems

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 public domain Griffith University researchers are discovering how stressors like climate change, pollution, dissolved nitrogen and sediment from runoff have combined effects on coastal ecosystems. Two studies published in Ecology Letters and Proceedings of the Royal Society B reveal that the combination of increased ocean temperatures, pollution or dissolved nitrogen with reduced light […]

Severe Weather, Flooding Possible Tuesday-Wednesday in ArkLaTex | Weather Titles

SHREVEPORT, Louisiana – Heavy rain and thunderstorms will create a risk of flooding through Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. the National Weather Service – Shreveport placed the ArkLaTex at marginal to slight risk of severe storms. A flood watch is in effect Tuesday 7 a.m. through Thursday 7 a.m. for all of eastern Texas, extreme […]

Colin Barnett is right: Labor can’t deliver climate action while endorsing Scarborough, Beetaloo

Adam Bandt today called on Labor to listen to climate voters and refuse to open up the climate-destroying gas projects of Scarborough in Washington and Beetaloo in the NT. Former WA Premier Colin Barnett is reported today in the Australian Financial Review as saying: “But climate change is what people were talking about and Labor […]

Cooler and more seasonal week, cloudy Tuesday, according to the weather service

Cooler, the weather is back more seasonal on Monday after an unusually warm weekend that felt more like summer than late spring. The National Weather Service says temperatures this past weekend were in the 80s and 90s, but are expected to return to what’s much more normal for this time of year — the 60s […]

Coldplay and Billie Eilish call for action on poverty and climate change

Coldplay and Billie Eilish are among those calling for an end to poverty and calling on leaders to tackle climate change. In an open letter published by Global Citizen, the stars called on world leaders to break down the barriers that have left millions of people around the world in poverty. The open letter addressed […]

Your iPhone can identify plants and animals with this forgotten feature

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, BGR may receive an affiliate commission. Each new version of iOS includes hundreds of features and bug fixes for iPhone. In fact, there are often so many big changes that some of them go unnoticed by the majority of users. […]

SunLive – New Zealand’s warming freshwater ecosystems at risk

Nature takes with one hand and gives with the other when it comes to New Zealand’s Aotearoa freshwater ecosystems. Professor Angus McIntosh from the University of Canterbury worries about how climate change will affect native species such as this brown mudfish, from a South Westland tree rock pool. As the increasing number of severe droughts […]

Agricultural impacts endanger microorganisms and rare ecosystems of Mount Canobolas

A rise in the number of tiny endangered plant species in the country of New South Wales is putting rare ecosystems at risk, scientists say. Key points: Scientists say a decline in microorganisms is putting rare ecosystems under increased pressure Mount Canobolas is home to over 1,000 species, 18 of which are considered threatened At […]

Climate of conflict, the post-COVID return of Davos has plenty of plates

DAVOS, Switzerland — Davos — the hub of an elite annual gathering in the Swiss Alps — is back, more than two years after the coronavirus pandemic sidelined its business gurus, political leaders and activists from high flight. There is no shortage of pressing issues to be resolved for the annual meeting of the World […]

Use your phone to identify plants and animals

Thanks to smartphones, you no longer need to carry a camera. Modern phone cameras are quite advanced and offer plenty of features to satisfy even professional photographers. With the ability to take thousands of photos, it can be difficult to find an image you want to share. And what about those photos you don’t want […]

Mega tourism project on the island of Uchchamunai: Ecosystems on the chopping block | Print edition

By Wasantha Ramanayake Views) : Activists allege lease agreement was signed without proper environmental damage studies Say an ultra-sensitive ecosystem unable to withstand the impact; livelihoods of fishers threatened What happened to Hikkaduwa and Pigeon Island will happen to Kalpitiya, they warn SLTDA denies accusation, says deal was to help Swiss investor through approval process […]

Woodside’s focus on fossil fuels could push our climate over the edge

Climate polluter Woodside is building its business strategy around the absurd notion that the very cause of the climate crisis should continue as part of the emergency response, writes David Ritter. THIS WEEK, a group of executives, politicians, lawyers and others gathered in Brisbane to discuss how to increase human suffering and accelerate the destruction […]

HSBC pushes to fire banker who discredited climate crisis warnings | HSBC

HSBC is under pressure to sack a senior responsible investment banker after a speech in which he called climate crisis warnings ‘unfounded’ and ‘strident’, shed light on flood risks majors and complained about having to spend time “looking at something that’s going to happen in 20 or 30 years”. The bank has since been forced […]

How to improve university-business ecosystems in Africa

AFRICA As African universities seek to improve graduate employability, job creation and knowledge transfer for sustainable development, they need to demonstrate entrepreneurship in teaching, increase entrepreneurial orientation in study programs and supporting start-ups – as well as innovative initiatives to promote cooperation with companies. This is what emerges from interviews with stakeholders during a workshop […]

Climate change worsens heat wave in India by 100 times; Monsoon in Kerala next week; 6L affected by Assam floods

Read more Live weather updates: The chances of a record-breaking heat wave in northwest India and Pakistan in April and May have been made more than 100 times more likely due to climate change, a study by the UK Met Office has found. . The year 2010 saw the region’s highest combined average temperature in […]

DOE appeals to small businesses for clean energy and climate innovation projects

The Department of Energy has awarded $53 million to several small companies to develop clean energy materials and systems in support of the Biden administration’s net zero emissions goals. The DOE said Wednesday it would issue the funds through the department Small business innovation research and small business technology transfer programs. The proposals include a […]

SQ Stock unveils its “Ecosystem of Ecosystems” strategy during Investor Day

square-parent To block (SQ) presented during an investor day its strategy for integrating new technologies and services into its core businesses. Whether the new outlook will give SQ stock a lift remains to be seen. X At Investor Day on Wednesday, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said the company has an “ecosystem of ecosystems” business model. […]

Satellite monitoring of biodiversity advances to protect threatened ecosystems

Diversity of plant species in four different ecosystems represented as spectral variation. Credit: Anna Schweiger, Etienne Laliberté Internationally comparable biodiversity data is needed to protect threatened ecosystems, restore destroyed habitats and counter the negative effects of global biodiversity loss. However, current biodiversity monitoring is laborious and costly. In addition, many places in the world are […]

Critical climate indicators broke records in 2021, says UN | Climate crisis

Critical global indicators of the climate crisis broke records in 2021, from rising oceans to levels of emissions trapping heat in the atmosphere, according to a UN report. The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said these were clear signs of humanity’s impact on the planet, which was having lasting effects. Extreme weather, which the […]

Early Animals Developed Complex Ecosystems Before the Cambrian Explosion

The first animals formed complex ecological communities more than 550 million years ago, preparing the evolutionary stage of the Cambrian explosion, according to a study by Rebecca Eden, Emily Mitchell and their colleagues from the University of Cambridge, UK, publishing in the open access journal PLOS Biology. The first animals evolved towards the end of […]

Analysis of metacommunities suggests succession, not mass extinction, explains decline in Ediacaran diversity

The first animals formed complex ecological communities more than 550 million years ago, paving the way for the evolution of the Cambrian Explosion, according to a study by Rebecca Eden, Emily Mitchell and their colleagues at the University of Cambridge, UK, published May 17 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology. The first animals evolved towards […]

Students will learn how to preserve endemic plants and animals

The National Museum of Jamaica (NMJ), a division of the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ), has started a program to teach students about the preservation of plants and animals endemic to Jamaica. Around 60 pupils and their teachers from three primary schools, along with members of the Kingston town center community, will take part in a […]

Iraq Sandstorm Photos Remind Netizens of What the Climate Crisis Looks Like

Iraqi skies have turned orange-red as the country faces its eighth sandstorm since mid-April. Intense weather conditions caused by global warming and the climate crisis have affected the daily lives of Iraqis. According to an Al Jazeera report, the country’s airspace has been closed, while the Ministry of Education and other offices declared an emergency […]

Weather today (17 May): heavy rains put Assam and Meghalaya under red alert; Heat waves in Sear Bihar, Jharkhand, MP | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Here is the latest weather forecast for India for the next two days: Tuesday Scattered thunderstorms are likely over much of northeast India. Parasitic thunder is possible on the Malabar Coast and Lakshadweep. Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and gusty winds and hail in isolated locations are likely over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, […]

Big Tech climate plans must tackle business travel and flights

But given the wealth amassed by a number of ransomware gangs in recent years, it may not be long before attackers bring in their own AI experts, said prominent cybersecurity authority Mikko Hyppönen. Some of these groups have so much money — or rather, bitcoin — that they could now potentially compete with legitimate security […]

Hot weather forecast: Exact areas to see the sun as mercury climbs to 26C – latest maps | Weather | News

With the Met Office mandating a number of yellow thunderstorms across parts of England, Wales and Northern Ireland until later today, the weather is expected to take a turn for the increase during the week. Temperatures are expected to reach the highest levels we’ve seen this week, with some areas set to experience a scorching […]

Climate change disrupts ‘the language of life’ in all types of ecosystems

A sign for a closed road protrudes from flood waters (Ben Birchall/PA) (PA Archive) According to new research, climate change is disrupting essential chemical communication processes in all types of Earth’s ecosystems. The opinion piece published this week is the first time researchers have demonstrated that climate change affects the interactions between organisms in different […]

Appalachia Activists Renew Calls for Federal Climate Action as Time Passes in Current Congress | News

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Delhi weather: Lack of rain behind intense heat spell, experts say | Latest Delhi News

The capital may have broken rainfall records in January and February this year, but since March 1, Delhi has not experienced significant downpours, one of the factors that experts say was at the origin of the early and intense heat wave across the city. This first month of the year was Delhi’s wettest January in […]

Earth Talk: Is China helping or hurting the fight against climate change? | Lifestyles

Dear EarthTalk: I’m confused: is the Chinese government committed to tackling climate change or just making the problem worse? Paul J., Austin, TX In the wake of the Global Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, nations around the world are not only reflecting, but also expecting others to bear their brunt as we desperately try to […]

Met Office weather forecast: Temperatures cool in Chelmsford, Southend, Harlow, Colchester and Basildon after mini heatwave

Essex’s mini heatwave is expected to cool down today (May 15) with temperatures not quite reaching Saturday’s highs. The county is expected to be treated to cooler temperatures due to the mini heat wave experienced on Saturday, with more cloud cover and forecast rain/ While parts of Essex could reach highs of 20C today, temperatures […]

The “green conundrum”: long-term strategies to tackle the climate crisis

Your company’s HR may have emailed you asking if you’d like to volunteer. Your state or municipal government could do this on a large scale. Even your favorite sustainable clothing brand promises to plant a tree or three when you step out in that chic outfit you covet. The message is everywhere – plant more […]

Record temperatures and severe weather in North Texas

Although most of North Texas will experience record heat this weekend, some areas southwest of Fort Worth can also expect isolated storms to join the temperature extremes. National Weather Service National Weather Service While most of North Texas may experience record heat this weekendsome areas southwest of Fort Worth can also expect isolated storms to […]

Bargain hunters, rejoice! It’s Garage Sale Season – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

As the sun begins to make a steady appearance and temperatures suggest they might be dragging into the 70s, city-wide and community-wide garage sales are becoming almost a seasonal sport. Flashing brake lights and a myriad of “sale” signs adorn wooden poles and intersections across Rogue Valley – and cheap goodies are the name of […]

Fish sounds database can help conserve underwater ecosystems • Earth.com

While the sounds of many animals are already well documented (such as bird calls or whale songs), the enormous variety of sounds emitted by fish have been largely ignored by the scientific community until recently. However, an international team of researchers has now created a website called FishSounds – the first such online interactive repository, […]

Queen’s Speech Bill aims to bring genetically modified plants and animals to market

The Gene Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill aims to simplify the regulatory regime for precisely bred plants and animals In the 2022 Queen’s Speech, the government said it will encourage agricultural and scientific innovation and introduce new legislation, the Gene Technology (Precision Breeding) Billat “unlock the potential of new technologies to promote sustainable and efficient agriculture […]

Minnesota weather: After destructive nights, Friday ushers in calm – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After a second straight night of destructive weather, Minnesota will enjoy several days of peace. The most of Thursday storm damage was concentrated in western Minnesota and came from winds reaching 70 mph in some places. There is also an unconfirmed report of a tornado hitting Pillager. The National Weather Service said […]

Two loan motions totaling $31.2 for COVID-19 Relief and Climate Resilient and Sustainable Project to pass all stages in Friday’s Special House Sitting

Views : 21 Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2022. 10:40 p.m. CST. By Ruben Morales Iglesias: The Government of Belize will seek to pass two loan motions totaling $31.2 for COVID-19 relief and for the Climate Change Resilience and Sustainability Project along with other motions and bills during the special sitting of the House […]

Grants to Support Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Workforce Development 

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced more than $1,261,859 in Growth and Opportunity Scholarships for Virginia (GO Virginia) for eight projects focused on building critical talent pipelines to support growth regional economy, strengthen workforce development and support collaborative programs between localities, public entities and private companies. “GO Virginia encourages regional collaboration between business, […]

More Cheese, Please – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

A world champion and a winery that makes cheese illustrate the variety of local cheesemakers Tempranillo wine and a large plate of appetizers at Wooldridge Creek Vineyard in Grants Pass. [Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune] Blue cheese ages at Rogue Creamery in Central Point. [Jamie Lusch / Mail Tribune] Gene Martin and Phil Dequine work […]

89% of Israel’s ecosystems have lost biodiversity, state comptroller says

Almost all of Israel’s ecosystems are losing their biological diversity, the state comptroller said in a report released Tuesday on preventing damage from invasive species and protecting biodiversity. “About 89% of ecosystems in Israel have declined in terms of biodiversity,” the report said. He also said the state does not have a strategic action plan […]

Oil companies are not spending windfall climate profits

AAs consumers grapple with high fuel prices and politicians scramble to overturn them, oil companies are not making any sudden moves. Indeed, after years of low fuel prices, they are now experiencing a financial recovery, as evidenced by lucrative first-quarter earnings reports released in late April and early May. Oil prices started to climb in […]

High Winds and Severe Weather Wednesday

Grant’s Tuesday Night Forecast The fire danger continues Wednesday with windier weather but a chance of storms moving into eastern New Mexico. A few thunderstorms will be strong and violent. Windier weather returns again Wednesday afternoon with south-southwesterly winds blowing at over 50 mph in parts of western and northern New Mexico. This will once […]

BC Liberals call on province to suspend gas tax and increase climate action tax credit

BC Liberals call on the NDP government to temporarily suspend provincial gasoline taxes and import taxes on Alberta gasoline, while creating a one-time tax credit increase for climate action. The official opposition’s call comes in response to soaring gas prices in the province. In Metro Vancouver, some drivers are now paying $2.229 a liter — […]

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WCCO Digital Update: Afternoon of May 9, 2022Amelia Santaniello has the latest digital titles. 32 minutes ago 15:00 Next weather forecastDozens of tornado watches were issued as storms were expected to develop around evening travel time. Watch the next weather update. 42 minutes ago 2:00 p.m. Next weather forecastTornado watches are expected soon in the […]

Climate Neutral helps brands calculate, offset emissions and tell the sustainability story

According to NielsenIQ’s Global Health & Wellness study conducted last fall and presented last week at the 2022 Food Edge Summit, one-third of US consumers are more likely to buy products with sustainable credentials – triggering an increase in 16.5% of environmental sustainability claims and certifications on packaging in the last two years. These include […]

The Met Office Reading weather forecast for the coming week calls for temperatures of 22C

Reading should see cloudy skies, but it will be sunny and warm – according to the latest weather forecast. The city of Berkshire is starting the week (Monday May 8) with a bang as temperatures peak at 22C. Temperatures will drop slowly throughout the week, but are expected to remain warm. The latest Met Office […]

Election 2022: Wentworth Climate 200 independent Allegra Spender lays out suspended parliament plan

The top independent candidate for Wentworth’s seat in Sydney has outlined what she will do if elected to a hung parliament. High-profile ‘teal’ independent Allegra Spender is ready to negotiate with Labor or the coalition in the event of a hung parliament. Independent candidates were asked who they would support if elected. None of the […]

NJ weather: Coastal storm brings wind, rain and gloomy conditions during Mother’s Day

A slow-moving rain and windstorm continues to affect coastal communities in New Jersey on Saturday, with the National Weather Service issue high wind warnings and coastal flood warnings for the coast as well as advisories for other parts of the state. Northeast winds of 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as strong as 60 mph, […]

Essay: “On a fast track to climate catastrophe” – Huntington Now

“The jury has reached its verdict. And that is damning,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said after the recent release at the UN of the third report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Developments in the World. The report “is a litany of broken climate promises. It’s a record of shame, cataloging the empty pledges that put […]

Essex Weather Forecast: Today’s weather for Chelmsford, Southend, Harlow, Colchester, Basildon and more as it turns cool and cloudy with possible rain

Essex is forecast for a much cooler and cloudier day today (May 7) after yesterday’s sunshine and highs of 22C. The latest Met Office weather forecast suggests Essex will feel temperatures dropping above 5°C, with a chance of early morning rain and dark gray clouds expected for most of the day. The start of the […]

Dell and Snowflake Show the Importance of Partner Ecosystems

Dell Technologies Inc. recently announced that it will partner with Snowflake Inc., a cloud-based data storage and analytics service called “Data Warehouse as a Service”, to work together to connect the Dell’s storage portfolio at Snowflake Data Cloud. This collaboration will be a first of its kind, providing Dell customers with greater flexibility to manage […]

Ecosystem Effects of Pesticide Reduction

image: INRS Professor Valérie Langlois is an expert in ecotoxicogenomics. to see After Credit: INRS Pesticides affect the health of agricultural soils and waterways. But how do living organisms in our ecosystems react if we reduce the use of these contaminants? Professor Valérie Langlois of the National Institute for Scientific Research (INRS) is looking for […]

Effects on ecosystems of reducing pesticide use

“This knowledge, so far incomplete or absent for pesticide mixtures, is essential to support and justify the transition to sustainable agriculture that respects the environment,” says ecotoxicogenomics expert Valérie Langlois. “We need to make it clear that reducing pesticide use has significant benefits to an ecosystem’s soil and water and a limited effect on agricultural […]