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Climate Matters

Climate Matters

NewsPlexus Media
Nov 14, 2019
Big, destructive hurricanes are hitting the U.S. three times more frequently than they did a century ago, according to a new study. Experts generally measure a hurricane's destruction by adding up how much damage it did to people and cities. That can overlook storms that are powerful, but that hit only sparsely populated areas. A Danish research team came up with a new measurement that looked at just the how big and strong the hurricane was, not how much money it cost. They call it Area of Total Destruction.

Climate Matters

Climate Matters

NewsPlexus Media
Nov 14, 2019
Hyatt Hotels Corp. is the latest hotel company to say it’s removing small bottles from its bathrooms in an effort to reduce waste.

Health Care Report

Health Care Report

NewsPlexus Media
Nov 14, 2019
Children are growing up in a warmer world that will hit them with more and different health problems than their parents experienced, an international report by doctors said. With increasing diarrhea diseases, more dangerous heat waves, air pollution and increases in mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue fever and malaria, man-made global warming is already harming public health around the world, the annual climate change and health report from the medical journal The Lancet said Wednesday.

New York State Government

New York State Government

NewsPlexus Media
Nov 14, 2019
A bill has been sent to the governor’s desk that would require New York to create a plan regarding state non-motorized trailways.

Climate Matters

Climate Matters

NewsPlexus Media
Nov 9, 2019
Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with life. But on the ground, there's a different scene: plastic, pollution and death.

Through the Lens

Through the Lens

NewsPlexus Media
Nov 9, 2019
Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with life. But on the ground, there's a different scene: plastic, pollution and death. Here's a look at the island.

Climate Matters

Climate Matters

NewsPlexus Media
Nov 7, 2019
New Zealand lawmakers on Thursday joined forces across the aisle to pass a bill aimed at combating climate change. The Zero Carbon bill aims to make New Zealand reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to the point the country becomes mostly carbon neutral by 2050. It gives some leeway to farmers, however, who bring in much of the country's foreign income.

Climate Matters

Climate Matters

NewsPlexus Media
Nov 6, 2019
Authorities restricted many private vehicles from taking to the roads of India's capital on Monday amid a public health crisis that has left New Delhi residents gasping and their eyes burning from toxic air pollution. The "odd-even" scheme will restrict private vehicles with odd-number license plates to driving on odd dates while even-numbered plates are allowed on even-numbered dates. It was begun days after authorities began emergency control measures and ordered the closure of schools as pollution levels reached a three-year high.

New York State Government

New York State Government

NewsPlexus Media
Nov 7, 2019
A new bill introduced last month by Sen. Jen Metzger, D-Rosendale, and Assemblymember Pat Fahy, D-Albany, would explicitly allow New York diners to pack leftover food in their own personal to-go containers.

New York State Government

New York State Government

NewsPlexus Media
Nov 4, 2019
The governor has signed legislation establishing a clear standard for commencement of an action by a public water supplier once pollution is detected in a public water supply.