Tag: New Jersey

[The ABCs of ESG] ① Curious About Samsung’s ESG? Jenni Chun, Sustainability Expert, Answers Your Most-asked Questions
ESG — or environmental, social and corporate governance — is much more than a buzzword at Samsung Electronics, and we believe that having a positive impact on the planet starts with our employees. That’s why we’re highlighting Samsung workers around the world who are leading the way in cultivating a culture of sustainability and social responsibility. […]
Climate change is forcing schools to close early for ‘heat days’ - The Washington Post
No more. Urban areas, in particular, tend to have a dangerous combination of older buildings, less money to upgrade them and concentrated heat. Designed to maximize space in crowded environments, urban schools often lack green space and shade. Asphalt often covers their playgrounds and other open spaces, radiating heat during the summer. The GAO pointed […]
New Jersey to require second-graders to learn about gender identity and climate change: 'It's abuse, plain and simple'
Second-grade students in New Jersey public schools will receive lessons in gender identity and climate change beginning this fall. In June 2020, New Jersey’s Board of Education approved student learning standards for “Comprehensive Health and Physical Education” with an 8-4 vote. The curriculum is set to go into effect by September of this year. The […]
California rules signal end of road for high-pollution trucks and gas-powered lawn mowers - CBS News
Forget speeding tickets: California truck drivers will soon have to watch out for pollution tickets. State regulators on Thursday voted to crack down on heavy duty trucks weighing more than 14,000 pounds — those big semi-trailers that make up just 3% of all vehicles in California but spend so much time on the road they […]