Climate Change

Extreme Weather. Few Vaccines. Africa’s Cholera Crisis Is Worse Than Ever

"Extreme weather events have hit parts of Africa relentlessly in the last three years, with tropical storms, floods and drought causing crises of hunger and displacement. They leave another deadly threat behind them: some of the continent’s worst outbreaks of cholera."

Source: AP, 05/31/2024

Calif. Backs Big Utilities, Trims Incentives For Community Solar Projects

"California’s utilities regulator today adopted new rules for community solar projects, despite warnings from clean energy advocates that the move will actually undercut efforts to expand solar power options for low-income customers."

Source: CalMatters, 05/31/2024
June 12, 2024

Yale Center for Environmental Communication: Is Climate Change to Blame?

After an extreme weather event, people often ask: is climate change to blame? Join the Yale Center for Environmental Communication for an insightful discussion on attribution science — a field focused on determining the influence of human-induced climate change on extreme weather events. Noon - 1 pm ET.


"Schools In 47 States To Get EPA Funds For Clean Buses"

"EPA announced this week that it has awarded about $900 million to school districts across the country to buy clean school buses. The money will come in the form of rebates to participating school districts, and it will help pay for about 3,400 buses in 531 school systems in 47 states, plus the District of Columbia and several tribal regions and U.S. territories."

Source: E&E News, 05/30/2024

"Indian Capital Swelters As Temperature Hits All-Time High Of 52.9 Celsius"

"Delhi recorded an all-time high temperature of 52.9 degrees Celsius (127.22 Fahrenheit) on Wednesday as extreme heat conditions gripped the north and western parts of India, causing students to faint in schools and drinking water taps to dry up."

Source: Reuters, 05/30/2024


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