Several U.S. environmental groups on Thursday and the UAW union filed suits seeking to block the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) plan to buy mostly gas-powered next-generation delivery vehicles, arguing it failed to comply with environmental regulations.
Researchers have developed global forecasts that can provide up to a year’s advance notice of marine heatwaves, sudden and pronounced increases in ocean temperatures that can dramatically affect ocean ecosystems.
From the Environmental News Network
Conserving natural spaces. Cleaning up waterways. Reducing the use of fossil fuels. At first glance, all of these areas may seem to just be environmental issues. Yet foundations (among many others) are increasingly advocating with their money and their megaphones that environmental and racial issues are intertwined. To make the most environmental impact, race needs to also be part of the conversation and the action, according to many nonprofit leaders.
Temperatures are rising, and they’re taking pollen counts with them.
From The Atlantic
Donors are pouring billions into saving the planet as activists demand more money and influence and question foundations’ policy solutions.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The highest temperature ever recorded in the Arctic, 38C (100F), has been officially confirmed, sounding “alarm bells” over Earth’s changing climate.
From the BBC
By the late 21st century, northeastern U.S. cities will see worsening hurricane outcomes, with storms arriving more quickly but slowing down once they’ve made landfall.
From Environmental News Network
Some of the latest news on climate action in the US
House Select Climate Committee –(No legislative authority)
House Natural Resources Committee–(Legislative Authority)
Climate change is accelerating the spread of lethal algal blooms in American waterways—with devastating results for humans and animals alike.
From the New Republic: https://newrepublic.com/article/154799/frightening-spread-toxic-algae