This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source
Thousands of climate activists march in NYC, calling on Biden to declare climate emergency By Miranda Nazzaro (The Hill) Hundreds of organizations, climate advocates, actors and political leaders attended the March to End Fossil Fuels ahead of New York’s Climate Week, which coincides with a special United Nations summit Wednesday focused on the climate crisis.
By Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (Press Release)
Much of Michigan’s current stormwater and wastewater infrastructure is based on outdated pre-1992 rainfall data, and many structures are decades past their intended lifespans. These 20th century systems are no match for 21st century challenges.
By Kristoffer Tigue (Inside Climate News)
Large corporations that want to do business in the state of California could soon be required to calculate and report all of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their companies, including emissions from their supply chains.
By Maia McDonald and Katrina Pham (Inside Climate News)
In a region where communities of color are most impacted by flooding, RainReady is bringing together community members to create flood mitigation plans.
By Fiona Harvey (The Guardian)
Doubts about whether heat pumps work well in subzero conditions are shown to be unfounded, say researchers