Climate success stories from around the web — January, 2019. Healing the Ozone Thanks to increased international regulations on CFC’s since 1987, satellite data now shows that the ozone layer is healing. Data from 2016 indicates 20% less depletion than in 2005. Politics Gets Greener Presidential candidates for 2020 are outspoken on climate change, including Kristen Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, and Elizabeth Warren. Governors in the … Continue reading The Hole in the Ozone Layer is Shrinking. For Real.
Phoenix is a city known for few things. When asked, people typically describe the Valley of the Sun in similar ways. “Hot” dominates the list, followed by “way too hot.” This label is justified, of course. Phoenix reigns as the hottest metropolis in the United States and is getting hotter. Some scientific models project Phoenix temperatures to hit 125 or 130 degrees Fahrenheit by … Continue reading Phoenix: What You Might Not Know About the Least Sustainable City