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Jan 08 2022
The CES tech show has its share of gadgets that may be cluttering a shelf soon, but among them are also objects and ideas aimed at fighting waste.
They range from big concepts like electric vehicles and clean energy, to smaller tweaks like cutting down on plastic or recycling just a bit better.
Here are some highlights from the convention:
Shocking images of plastic trashInternational Business Times
Feb 15 2021
A frigid blast of winter weather across the U.S. plunged Texas into an unusually icy emergency Monday that knocked out power to more than 2 million people, closed dangerously snowy and slick highways and put the delivery of new COVID-19 vaccine shipments on hold.
Temperatures nosedived into the single-digits as far south as San Antonio, and homes that had already been withoutAssociated Press
Oct 26 2021
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is facing a gut-wrenching decision about whether to sign off on a whittled-down budget reconciliation package that is expected to fall short of his goal to expand Medicare and empower the federal government to negotiate lower prescription drug prices.
Sanders has urged his party to be as bold as it was in the 1930s when President Franklin D. RooseveltThe Hill
Aug 28 2019
Hurricane Dorian was hitting the Virgin Islands on Wednesday, and was expected to slam into the island municipality of Culebra in Puerto Rico before moving into warm Atlantic waters, where it may strengthen into a major storm threatening the Southeastern United States.
The compact storm has been maddeningly difficult to forecast, as tends to be the case with smaller, disorganizedNew York Times (News)
Oct 06 2021
Tesla Inc. lost a case against a Black former elevator operator and must pay an unprecedented $137 million in damages for having turned a blind eye to racial taunts and offensive graffiti the man endured at the electric carmaker’s auto plant in Fremont, California.
Owen Diaz, a former contract worker who was hired in 2015 via a staffing agency, was subjected to a racially hostile workFortune
Jul 12 2021
The Biden administration will be pushing a separate bill with climate change priorities not covered in the bipartisan infrastructure bill through the budget reconciliation process, such as mandating U.S. power companies supply zero-carbon electricity, according to a memo from two top Democrat aides.
“As President Biden has noted, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework leaves outThe Epoch Times
Sep 14 2020
Joe Biden ripped President Trump as a “climate arsonist” in a speech from Delaware on Monday as the president landed in California to see firsthand the damage caused by devastating wildfires.
The former veep laid out his $2 trillion Green New Deal agenda for America’s future being pushed by the left flank of his party — touting renewable energy jobs, electric vehicles and energy-New York Post (News)
Mar 17 2021
Millions of Texans lost power when our electrical grid buckled to Arctic storms so cold, they froze our gas pipelines, nuclear water pumps and wind generators. Instead of tackling the problem, we blamed each other.
Politicians across the nation immediately sprang into partisan form, some Democrats blaming Texans for our longtime oil and gas leadership, some Republicans denigrating ourThe Dallas Morning News
Feb 19 2021
The best ways to stay warm during a power outage are to wear layers, stay in a confined space, use blankets and electric space heaters, and to avoid exposing your home to cold air.
Do not use camp stoves, car engines, gas stoves and ovens, or DIY terracotta pot heaters. Experts say those heat sources could create deadly carbon monoxide or create a fire hazard.
As millions ofPolitiFact
Apr 05 2021
For four years, America’s president didn’t rank climate change as a priority. So does that mean progress on clean energy stalled? Actually no. But experts say the U.S. does need to play catch-up.
While managing the pandemic has been the key priority for many governments in the past year, 2020 was also a year that saw the costliest weather and climate disasters across the United StatesChristian Science Monitor