1.2 billion people may be affected by heat stress annually

According to the research published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, heat stress from extreme heat and humidity will annually affect areas now home to 1.2 billion people by 2100. Rising global temperatures are increasing exposure to heat stress, which harms human health, agriculture, the economy and the environment. Most climate studies on projected heat stress have focused on … Continue reading 1.2 billion people may be affected by heat stress annually

We are drinking lot’s of plastics we don’t know

Research carried out by a Washington State University nanoscale particles of the most commonly used plastics tend to move through the water supply, especially in fresh water, or settle out in wastewater treatment plants, where they end up as sludge, in landfills, and often as fertilizer. "We are drinking almost a few grams of plastics … Continue reading We are drinking lot’s of plastics we don’t know

WELCOME TO “BEZOS EARTH FUND”

“Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet,” Bezos said. “Today, I’m thrilled to announce I am launching the Bezos Earth Fund,” the Amazon chief executive wrote in his announcement post, while also committing $10 billion to start.  The new Bezos Earth Fund is his largest philanthropic effort to date, though he’s previously been criticized for … Continue reading WELCOME TO “BEZOS EARTH FUND”