According to a new study in the journal Science Advances, meeting the Paris Climate Agreement’s goals of keeping the rise of global average temperatures to 1.5° C could substantially mitigate heat-related mortality in U.S. cities. This new study is one of the first to investigate how future climate scenarios might impact heat-related fatalities in […]Continue Reading 336 words
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I am one of many members of Congress who count on them and appreciate their work. I worked closely with this community on a bill I introduced with Congressman Paul Tonko this week on scientific integrity. The Scientific Integrity Act (S.775) would protect government science from political interference. It would make data and findings off-limits for political appointees and managers, and make sure scientists follow careful processes for review.Continue Reading 603 words
Reverse vending machines are a hit with shoppers all over the world where they reduce plastic waste and increase recycling rates. The U.K.’s Iceland stores had a highly successful trial last year, they announced last week.Continue Reading 135 words
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