News from the UCS Blog “The Equation”
We combed through BP’s freshly released 2019 annual report, which offers a glimmer of insight into how it intends to meet the climate ambitions it set out last month with much fanfare. […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.
Juan Declet-Barreto codeveloped this analysis. Last week, when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its seasonal forecast for the spring flooding season, I was jolted into a reality that some people in the US are already experiencing: extreme weather stops for no virus […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.
A new report released last week by a range of organizations provides valuable information and guidance that might help us rebuild the economy and the energy system around principles of justice, transparency, and science-based decisionmaking. It may not be top of mind as the world faces a growing pan […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.
The government will be directly, massively guiding the direction of the economy. It is therefore imperative that we get this right. […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.
Last month, Representative Chellie Pingree (D ME-1) introduced a bold and comprehensive policy proposal—the Agricultural Resilience Act (ARA, H.R.5861)—to set farmers up with the tools they need to tackle the climate crisis. At a time when farmers are on the heels of a difficult year and preparing f […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.
“Trees are the answer.” The maxim was on a sticker on my PhD mentor’s office door at Arizona State University (ASU). But what was the question? Turns out, there were a lot of them. How to reduce extreme heat in cities? More trees can provide shading and absorb humidity, contributing to lowering the […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.