Monthly Archives: May 2022

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 […]

Joe Manchin still seeks climate and energy deal, but colleagues say it’s a pipe dream

A bipartisan coalition led by Senator Joe Manchin III emerged from a closed-door meeting on Wednesday night saying they were moving towards agreement on an energy and climate package. The optimism, however, was confined to those in the room. Democratic and Republican lawmakers told The Washington Times they still have great doubts that a viable […]

MPCA says many MN communities are unprepared for climate change

ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Pollution Control Agency survey shows that 25% of Minnesota communities don’t have plans to deal with extreme weather caused by climate change. And, only 12% of respondents have a stand-alone climate adaptation or resilience plan. AMLA Commissioner Katrina Kesler says that more and more communities are experiencing extreme rainfall, storms, […]

Master Naturalists Advocate for Ecosystem Diversity, Program

URBANA — Diverse ecosystems are healthy ecosystems. Fauna, plants and fungi are naturally interconnected and dependent on each other. The same goes for those who defend the environment: diversity makes them stronger. The University of Illinois Extension Master Naturalist Program makes intentional efforts to diversify its volunteer workforce and program reach. Extension provides scientific training […]

Indigenous peoples have harvested huge amounts of seafood without harming ecosystems

Eroding archaeological site on the east coast of Maryland. Sites like this contain massive amounts of oysters harvested over 1,000 years ago and were key in forming the basis of this study.Photo: Torben Rick Before the arrival of European colonizers in the Americas and other parts of the world, indigenous peoples had been farming tons […]

Special Olympics athletes go through winter, turn to spring | Sports Features

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Book shows how building biomass ecosystems on degraded land is gaining momentum

A nyamplung tree. Photo credit: CIFOR In recent years, a gradual transformation has taken place in parts of the Indonesian landscape. In East Kalimantan, for example, where once the land was scarred and the soil depleted of vital nutrients by fire, birds, insects, bees and butterflies are now finding habitats. They are attracted to newly […]

Drought Challenges Ashland Golf Course – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Jamie Lusch / Courier TribuneOak Knoll Golf Course in Ashland. Ashland’s Oak Knoll Golf Course is struggling to survive. The prolonged drought shows no signs of letting up, forcing Ashland’s Parks and Recreation Commission and a golf course subcommittee to prepare Oak Knoll for a new reality – the golf course must change to survive, […]

Context and common sense offered by a Danish author on climate change | Remark

As the climate change debate progresses, we continue to seek out people who offer a valid perspective on the issue. For those who appreciate a calm, reasoned approach to controversial issues, consider the opinions of Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish author who is chair of the Copenhagen Consensus and visiting scholar at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. […]

Risk of severe weather for River Valley, northwest Arkansas

Remnants of early showers Tuesday morning, but overall much quieter More severe weather is possible mid-week Updated: 12:18 a.m. CDT May 3, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript happy tuesday everyone. Meteorologist Robert Sir, we’re going to do a quick update on your forecast. If you wake up early on Thursday morning. Now the good news […]

Enough nickel and lithium for 14 million electric vehicles in 2023 – European Climate Group

Battery trays with battery modules installed are seen during a visit to the opening of a Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle battery factory, marking one of seven sites producing batteries for their Mercedes-EQ models all-electric, in Woodstock, Alabama, U.S., March 15, 2022. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 3 (Reuters) – […]

Find out which endangered plants and animals live in your constituency (and what your MP can do about it)

Over 1,800 Australian plants and animals are considered at risk of extinction, and yet the protection of endangered species is almost entirely absent from the current election campaign. We have developed a Web applicationwhich launches today, which lets Australians know which endangered plants and animals live in their federal territory electorate. For example, we found […]

MyPillow CEO Lindell Banned From Twitter Again – Boston News, Weather, Sports

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been banned from Twitter for the second time after trying to use a new account to access the social media platform. Lindell created a new Twitter account on Sunday under @MikeJLindell. The account was promptly suspended. Twitter said on Monday that Lindell’s new account had been permanently suspended for violating […]

Climate change will transform our way of life, but there is reason to be optimistic

We will have to change the way we produce and use energy, transport people and goods, design buildings and grow food. Photo: Pixabay/stuarthampton It’s easy to feel pessimistic when scientists around the world warn that climate change has progressed so far that it is now inevitable that societies will transform or be transformed. But as […]

Giannis’ triple-double helps Bucks beat Celtics 101-89 – Boston News, Weather, Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had his second career playoff triple-double, scoring 24 points with 13 rebounds and 12 assists on Sunday to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 101-89 win over the Boston Celtics in the first second round match. playoffs. Jrue Holiday had 25 points and 10 rebounds for the defending NBA champions, […]

Pierre Poilievre and Doug Ford ignore climate change

MONTREAL — Against the backdrop of the invasion of Ukraine and a domestic cost-of-living crisis, is climate change in danger of disappearing from Canada’s political radar? If you were to ask the current federal government, the short answer would be a resounding no. On paper, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to make measurable progress […]

MT’s Henry Wins OACA Media Award – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Mail Tribune sports editor Kris Henry has been named the recipient of the 2022 Media Award presented by the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association. “We are honored to recognize Kris for his many years of service and positive contributions to Oregon high school sports,” said OACA Executive Director Rob Younger during the announcement. “Kris excels at […]