New urban heat island study shows surprising variation in air temperatures

From the UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA and the “any motorcycle or bicycle rider can tell you this” department comes this study on UHI in Minneapolis. Results provide valuable insights into efforts to reduce heat-related harm in metro areas globally Some parts of the Twin Cities can spike temperatures up to 9°F higher than surrounding communities thanks…

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Avoid Red Lipstick: the Latest tip for Saving the Planet

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Forbes tells us that the latest hot tip for saving the planet from climate change and unsustainable resource usage is to avoid red lipstick. According to Forbes; Want To Combat Climate Change? Give Up Red Lipstick, Drink Local, and Fly Direct (No Problem!) As a climate change advisor at the…

Britain Officially Demotes Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Amber Rudd, Britain’s Energy Secretary, has officially stated energy security is Britain’s top energy policy priority, ahead of Climate Change. According to The Guardian; The energy secretary, Amber Rudd, is to “reset” Britain’s energy policy on Wednesday in a direction that downgrades tackling climate change from its highest priorities but…