Sydney’s beaches are in danger of being wiped out

Sydney’s beaches are in danger of being wiped out

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Australia’s beaches may have a hard time recovering if a third weather event occurs in La Nina this year after many of the more famous sandy stretches have suffered consecutive weather events that ripped the sand away. As more extreme and intense weather events occur, once protected … Read more

Philadelphia volunteers measure heat and pollution in a one-day blitz

Philadelphia volunteers measure heat and pollution in a one-day blitz

Meeka Outlaw mounted a temperature sensor on the front passenger side window of her navy blue Nissan Altima just before sunrise on Saturday, then connected an air pollution sensor on the rear passenger side, waiting for it to flash green and let her know. that the mission was ago. Concerned that the air pollution monitor … Read more

‘Soon it will be unrecognizable’: total climate meltdown cannot be stopped, expert says | Climate crisis

‘Soon it will be unrecognizable’: total climate meltdown cannot be stopped, expert says |  Climate crisis

T.upon publication of Bill McGuire’s latest book, Greenhouse Earthcould not be more timely. Appearing in stores this week, it will be scrutinized by sweltering shoppers who have just endured record high temperatures across the UK and are now facing the prospect of weeks of drought to increase their distress. And that’s just the beginning, insists … Read more

“Absolutely disastrous”: Air conditioners have a negative impact on the environment, activists warn

“Absolutely disastrous”: Air conditioners have a negative impact on the environment, activists warn

If you’ve faced a sweltering heat wave by blowing up the air conditioning, you’re not alone. As the planet warms, more and more people are turning to air conditioning to stay cool. But these energy-intensive, chemical-leaking units have a huge impact on the planet. With the world number of air conditioners expected to triple by … Read more

In the ocean, “sharks are around you and you just don’t know it,” says the expert. Here’s how to be aware on the beach.

In the ocean, “sharks are around you and you just don’t know it,” says the expert.  Here’s how to be aware on the beach.

Are shark attacks a big risk on a beach vacation? Experts say meeting a shark in the wild is rare. (Photo: Getty Creative) When my family moved from the Maryland suburbs to a small Florida beach town six years ago, shark sightings were the last thing on my mind. Instead, my daydreams consisted of how … Read more

Pope concludes his visit to Canada with a stop in the small town in the far north

Pope concludes his visit to Canada with a stop in the small town in the far north

In his long papal journeys, Pope Francis has never traveled further north than Iqaluit, the capital of the Inuit-ruled territory of Nunavut. Friday will be the last stop on his grim six-day visit to Canada. It’s a distinctive destination: it hosts around 7,500 people but not a single traffic light, with no road or rail … Read more

Colorado’s drinking water contains dangerous levels of PFAS, the EPA says

Colorado’s drinking water contains dangerous levels of PFAS, the EPA says

More than one hundred sources of drinking water across Colorado – ranging from cities and counties to elementary schools and campgrounds – contain what are now considered potentially dangerous levels of PFAS, toxic “forever chemicals” linked to a range of health problems. health, 2020 data Shows. And many other sources of drinking water across the … Read more

US climate deal is a “baby step”, but diplomats say the world needs broader action

US climate deal is a “baby step”, but diplomats say the world needs broader action

Comment on this story Comment Even as Democrats work to deliver the largest ever US climate investment in a new spending package, many officials and activists overseas have described the deal as not compliant with the nation’s obligation to help other countries and galvanize global action to avoid dangerous warming. The Inflation Reduction Act would … Read more