Tag: United States

Coastal residents on climate change: "The ocean's coming for you" - CBS News
Thirty years ago Jim Hartshorne looked out at the endless expanse of blue water and decided North Carolina’s Outer Banks felt like home. He said that back in 1993, sea level rise was not a concern. “I didn’t think it would happen quite as quickly as what it did,” he said. “I thought it wouldn’t […]
Sustainability: A Top Priority at Acumatica Summit 2023 - Acumatica Cloud ERP
At Acumatica, sustainability is a passion. We strive to protect the natural environment and make the world a better, more inclusive place. And we are committed to taking meaningful sustainability strides while creating value for our global and local communities. The annual Acumatica Summit is among our biggest value creation efforts each year. Acumatica Summit […]
‘Eco’ wood burners produce 450 times more pollution than gas heating – report | Air pollution | The Guardian
“Ecodesign” wood burning stoves produce 450 times more toxic air pollution than gas central heating, according to new data published in a report from Prof Chris Whitty, the chief medical officer for England. Older stoves, now banned from sale, produce 3,700 times more, while electric heating produces none, the report said. Air pollution was chosen […]
3 tribes dealing with the toll of climate change get $75 million to relocate : NPR
This photo from 2019 provided by the U.S. Air Force/Alaska National Guard photo shows how closely the village of Napakiak, Alaska is at risk of severe erosion by the nearby Kuskokwim River. Emily Farnsworth/AP hide caption This photo from 2019 provided by the U.S. Air Force/Alaska National Guard photo shows how closely the village of […]
Climate change could make Queensland fruit crops unprofitable to grow - ABC News
Rising temperatures mean Queensland-grown strawberries are in danger, experts say.  Key points: Cropping expert Paul Gauthier told ABC Radio Brisbane Breakfast host Craig Zonca that rising temperatures meant the popular fruit could become a thing of the past. “There’s something about strawberries that if you reach a temperature above 26 degrees Celsius, they stop flowering, […]
Climate change is destroying the lives of Moroccan farmers
There’s no doubt that the agriculture industry is one of the most severely impacted when it comes to climate change. While it’s easy to get lost in a sea of statistics and reports detailing how the world is either shrivelling up from droughts or drowning from floods, the first-hand experiences of farmers trying their best […]
Climate change helped Ian gain strength : NPR
Hurricane Ian left debris in Punta Gorda, Fla. after it made landfall. Storms like Ian are more likely because of climate change. RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty Images hide caption Hurricane Ian left debris in Punta Gorda, Fla. after it made landfall. Storms like Ian are more likely because of climate change. Hurricane Ian was just […]
Marcos to speak about climate change, rule of law, food security at UN General Assembly │ GMA News Online
President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is set to fly to the United States next week to participate in the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and speak before an economic briefing. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said Marcos will leave for New York on September 18. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Marcos is […]
Why tackling climate change means a stronger economy — according to Janet Yellen : NPR
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the Biden administration has plans to help the economy absorb supply shocks. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the Biden administration has plans to help the economy absorb supply shocks. Years of pandemic supply chain disruptions have left the world dealing with high inflation. Then, a war […]
For 110 years, climate change has been in the news. Are we finally ready to listen?
Mike Marrah/Unsplash, CC BY-SA On August 14 1912, a small New Zealand newspaper published a short article announcing global coal usage was affecting our planet’s temperature. This piece from 110 years ago is now famous, shared across the internet this time every year as one of the first pieces of climate science in the media […]