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California Is On Fire

September 9th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

California is on fire. Those living near the affected areas have seen drastic color changes in the skies as well as ash falling on everything


A Great Idea For Tesla: Radar & Severe Weather Warnings

June 23rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Jessica Meckmann has a great idea for Elon Musk and Tesla. Her tweet asked them if there was any chance that Tesla's premium connectivity users could get a radar overlay and severe weather warnings along their calculated route. This would be ideal for those on long road trips


Oxfam: Every 2 Seconds Climate Change Forces A Person From Their Home

March 1st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Every 2 seconds, climate change is forcing someone from their homes, according to data from Oxfam International. These climate-fueled disasters are the number one cause of internal displacement globally. More than 20 million people have lost their homes. This translates to one person every two seconds


How India Is Solving Its Cooling Challenge

May 20th, 2019 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

Today, 40% of the world’s population resides within the hot tropical regions, where many of whom are exposed to potentially life-threatening temperatures for at least 20 days a year. Approximately 12,000 people die around the world annually due to heatwaves, and as our planet warms, these temperature surges are becoming more intense. Extreme heat often affects the most vulnerable populations, leaving them at risk. The World Health Organization estimates that, by 2050, more than 255,000 people could be killed annually from extreme heat waves


Electric Liferaft Passes Extreme Weather Tests

April 21st, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen

A novel partnership between Torqeedo, part of the DEUTZ group working with marine electric mobility, and VIKING, a manufacturer and service provider in offshore safety, has popped up. It's an innovative new evacuation system with an electric inflatable liferaft


How Is Climate Change Affecting Canada?

July 19th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

“The environmental threat to our world is greater than any time in human history. Just look around. We’re already seeing the impacts of climate change seared across the world.” Mention Canada to anyone almost anywhere and several things spring immediately to mind. Famously polite people. Very, very good hockey players. A culture of inclusion. And Tim Horton’s


How Climate Change Is Affecting The UK

May 28th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

While the climate crisis affects some places more acutely than others, the writing’s on the wall everywhere: We need to accelerate the global shift from the dirty fossil fuels driving climate change to renewables so we can power our lives. Here's a look at the


Climate Change Intensifies Hurricanes (Video)

October 6th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Hunter Cutting, director of the Climate Signals project, explains how climate change has amplified the damage done by hurricanes by increasing both the reach of storm surge and the volume of rainfall and by lifting the power ceiling of storms.



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