Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Climate Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Climate | What’s New in the Latest U.S. Climate Assessment Supported by ByBrad Plumer and Henry Fountain Nov. 23, 2018 Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd: , our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Global warming is now affecting the United States more than ever, and the risks of future disasters — from flooding along the coasts to crop failures in the Midwest — could pose a profound threat to Americans’ well-being. That’s the gist of Volume Two of the latest National Climate Assessment, a 1,656-page report issued on Friday that explores both the current and future impacts of climate change. The scientific report, which comes out every four years as mandated by Congress, was produced by 13 federal agencies and released by the Trump administration. … [Read more...] about What’s New in the Latest U.S. Climate Assessment
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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – JUNE 21: Queen Elizabeth II (L) and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales stand during the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster on June 21, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. This year saw a scaled-back State opening of Parliament Ceremony with the Queen arriving by car rather than carriage and not wearing the Imperial State Crown or the Robes of State. (Photo by Arthur Edwards – WPA Pool/Getty Images) This is an 1879 portrait of Queen Victoria. The Queen of Great Britain and Empress of India, was born at Kensington Palace, London, on May 24, 1819. (AP Photo) Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive at Santa Barbara Racquet and Polo Club for a Foundation Polo Challenge that benefits the American Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry on July 9, 2011 in Santa Barbara, California. The newly married Royal Couple are on the first day of their first … [Read more...] about Get ready for King Charles III: New family portraits show the future of the royal family
A joint action plan to improve air quality in West Sussex has been put together by local authorities across the county. ‘Breathing Better: a partnership approach to improving air quality in West Sussex’ highlights good practice already in place and areas where councils can work together to make a difference.The document acknowledges that the county does not suffer the difficulties of large cities, but there are locations where average levels of pollution breach limits and where ongoing improvement in air quality is ‘particularly needed’.A new inter-authority air quality group, made up of portfolio holders of each of the county and district authorities, is set to develop and oversee the action plan.In a joint foreward Louise Goldsmith, leader of West Sussex County Council, and Deborah Urquhart, cabinet member for the environment, said: “Setting out an action-oriented plan of future activity, the plan is a living document that all partners are committed to … [Read more...] about Joint action plan to tackle air quality in West Sussex
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Plans to improve the air quality in Calderdale will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Members will consider the new Calderdale Low Emission Strategy and Air Quality Action Plan, which aim to address air quality issues around the borough.Although air pollution levels in Calderdale are generally in line with air quality objectives, the levels of nitrogen dioxide in some areas of the borough exceed annual averages at peak congestion periods.Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Planning, Housing and Environment, Councillor Daniel Sutherland, said: “The challenge of improving air quality in the borough is not an easy one, but it’s vital that we act now to ensure that we protect the health and well-being of our communities now and in the future.“There isn’t just one solution to tackling air pollution, it’s reliant on a wide range of ideas, not only focusing on improving our road network, but also encouraging and improving our public … [Read more...] about Strategy to tackle air pollution in Calderdale