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Climate Change

Can we decarbonize surgical healthcare?

In 2021, President Biden pledged to cut domestic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 50 to 52 percent by 2030. To achieve this target, the administration intends to reduce tailpipe emissions and boost the efficiency of cars and trucks. Plans to decarbonize buildings by supporting energy efficiency upgrades and electrification are also in place.…
bubmag
May 19, 2022
Climate Change

Climate change benchmarks all set records last year, report finds

Key data released Wednesday underscores how swiftly human activities are reshaping the climate. Why it matters: The “State of the Climate” report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a stark reminder for policymakers and business leaders that if the world continues on its current course, climate impacts will escalate…
bubmag
May 18, 2022
Climate Change

UN floats plan to boost renewables as climate worries mount

JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press May 18, 2022Updated: May 18, 2022 9:53 a.m. FILE - The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, addresses the media during a joint press conference with the President of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Guterres is on Wednesday, May 18…
bubmag
May 18, 2022
Climate Change

Where homes will face the most wildfire risk in next 30 years

Note: Moderate risk is defined as having between 1-6% chance of experiencing a wildfire during the next 30 years; Data: First Street Foundation; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios VisualsNew research shows climate change will cause a steep increase in the exposure of U.S. properties to wildfire risks during the next 30 years,…
bubmag
May 16, 2022
Climate Change

Vettel says climate change makes him question his F1 job

Four times Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel said on Thursday climate change had made him question his job as a driver travelling the world to race cars. Speaking on BBC Question Time, a television panel show mixing politicians and celebrity guests, the German was asked whether his position on…
bubmag
May 13, 2022