Green Cars, Dirty Process: Why EV’s Might Not Be as Eco-Friendly As You Think

Climate change forces us to make “greener” choices, including transportation. But while electric vehicles help minimize greenhouse gases, their production process might be less eco-friendly.  EVs for Everyone?  More and more governments and developed countries are pushing for better-functioning electric vehicles (EVs) to help combat pollution and the reliance on the oil industry.   But before we examine whether EVs are …

New Jersey Is the Third-Fastest Warming State in the US, Yet Workers Remain Unprotected

And yet, outdoor laborers continue battling 90+ degrees heat while awaiting a bill to protect them from heat injuries “before workers die”. A Sizzling State Climate Central, a climate research nonprofit, recently conducted a study on how the rising heat is affecting Americans.  The result? New Jersey is officially the fastest-warming state in the entire Northeast United States (and the …

California Governor Newsom: “It’s Getting Hotter”

And while some are calling his recent trip “self-promoting”, Governor Newsom says his state is “ready” to fight the flames thanks to a budget worth billions.  Just Got Back  On Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom was back in the state after an East Coast tour campaigning for President Joe Biden.  We Are Prepared  State fire and emergency officials joined him …

Texas Gov. Slams Power Company for Outages a WEEK After Hurricane Beryl

Not only are Texans trying to recover in the dark, but they also have scorching temperatures to battle. What does the power utility have to say?  One Hell of a Monday Morning  Last Monday morning, Hurricane Beryl smashed into Texas as a Category 1 storm. According to the Houston Chronicle, not only did the storm uproot trees and topple power …

China’s Housing Crisis Unveiled: Why Investors Are Nervous

Despite the Chinese government’s attempts to salvage the market, investors remain spooked. Full story.  What’s Happening? As home prices in China continue to fall and more developers are facing bankruptcy (thanks to an abundance of available properties), people are doubting whether the country’s real estate will ever be financially feasible again.  A Drop in House Prices As of April this …

Americans Warned: Heatwave Is Far From Over and Is Spreading

More than 245 million Americans have been warned about record-breaking heatwaves shifting east and moving inland this week.  No Hiding Place  The extreme heatwave that’s been sizzling up the US west coast the past few weeks now seems to be moving inward towards the mid-west and south-east areas. Get Ready for a Scorcher  That means, according to AccuWeather, that more …