- “Ireland: Some Residents Replace School Buses With Bike Buses” • In Ireland, someone found a brilliant alternative to packing kids off to school in a bus during the Covid-19 era. It even looks like a ton of fun, contributes to student health (physical and mental), and cuts pollution. It’s a bike bus, or “school bus of bikes.” [CleanTechnica]
- “New Evidence Shows Rising Temperatures Accelerating Frequency And Intensity Of Northern California Wildfires” • As California’s fire season is getting longer, it is getting clearer that even modest increases in temperature dramatically ratchet up wildfire risk, according to climate scientists, meteorologists and fire experts. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
- “Q&A: Why Women Leading The Climate Movement Are Underappreciated And Sometimes Invisible” • The American scientist Eunice Newton Foote theorized in 1856 that CO₂ in the atmosphere could produce global warming. That was three years before Irish physicist John Tyndall did research often cited as the beginning of climate science. [InsideClimate News]
- “Susquehanna Recognized As Top University For Renewable Energy” • Susquehanna University has been recognized as one of Pennsylvania’s leading universities when it comes to renewable energy, according to the report, “America’s Top Colleges for Renewable Energy 2020,” by the PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center. [Newsroom]
- “SoCalGas Introduces Contactless Enrollment Option For Energy Savings Assistance Program” • Southern California Gas Company announced a virtual enrollment option for the Energy Savings Assistance Program, which continues to provide eligible customers with an average of $705 worth of energy-efficiency home upgrades at no cost. [Orange County Breeze]
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