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The big climate circus is in town: What to expect at COP26 in Glasgow

The big climate circus is in town: What to expect at COP26 in Glasgow

The stage is set, the bright lights are on, the world’s attention will be sharply focused on a small Scottish town in the United Kingdom. Can the acrobatics of diplomacy scale down the ups and downs of freak weather conditions? Can the jamboree of volunteers, protesters, and world leaders pull off a mighty feat and [...]

January 13, 2022 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The big climate circus is in town: What to expect at COP26 in Glasgow

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change

The nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in trouble. A navy veteran with a can-do attitude and a solidly middle-class IT job at a hospital in Santa Rosa, California, he didn’t think of himself as mentally vulnerable. But when the Tubbs fire snatched his house off the face of the earth in the early [...]

August 26, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Using wind power to generate the electricity the US needs could cause a surprising amount of local warming, according to a new study. But wind power would still help the world stop pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which would fight climate change and global warming. There’s concern that fossil fuel interests might misuse this idea to argue [...]

October 5, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Hundreds Of U.S. Businesses Urge Trump To Uphold Paris Climate Deal

Hundreds Of U.S. Businesses Urge Trump To Uphold Paris Climate Deal

Hundreds of businesses such as Starbucks, General Mills and Hewlett Packard are asking President-elect Donald Trump to follow through on U.S. commitments to combat climate change. They argue it’s good for business. More than 360 companies and investors made their plea in an open letter to Trump, President Obama and members of Congress. They called [...]

November 19, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Hundreds Of U.S. Businesses Urge Trump To Uphold Paris Climate Deal

PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT TO TAKE EFFECT IN 30 DAYS

PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT TO TAKE EFFECT IN 30 DAYS

The landmark Paris agreement on climate change will enter into force in 30 days, after the number of countries ratifying the accord surpassed a key threshold on Wednesday. U.N. Spokesman Farhan Haq said the EU, Canada and Nepal are all expected to deposit their instruments of ratification over the course of the day. “By the [...]

October 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT TO TAKE EFFECT IN 30 DAYS

Link between climate change and flooding in south US

Link between climate change and flooding in south US

Climate change is never going to announce itself by name. But this is what we should expect it to look like. That is what many scientists, analysts and activists are saying after heavy rains in southern Louisiana in U.S. have killed at least 10 people and forced tens of thousands of residents from their homes, [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Link between climate change and flooding in south US

New studies links climate exchange to kidney ailment

New studies links climate exchange to kidney ailment

climate exchange may also improve charges of chronic kidney disorder international as risingtemperatures and warmth strain damage kidneys, researchers file. They analyzed international records and observed that warmness strain–related persistent kidneydisorder seems to be on the upward push in rural communities in hot regions. The chance of heat pressure–associated persistent kidney disease has expanded due [...]

May 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on New studies links climate exchange to kidney ailment

U.S., China lock step on climate measures

U.S., China lock step on climate measures

WASHINGTON, April 1  —Environmental advocacy groups praised pledges made by the U.S. and Chinese governments on climate change initiatives as a breakthrough for momentum. U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in Washington, D.C., to collaborate on climate change by signing agreements outlined last year at a U.N.-backed summit in Paris. The [...]

April 2, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on U.S., China lock step on climate measures

ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

Campus racial climate has become a larger priority for college and university presidents and their institutions, finds a new national online survey by ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS). The survey is the first in CPRS’ Pulse Point series, short surveys of college and university presidents on timely higher education topics. A full [...]

March 10, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate