Hello and welcome to my Nuzzel newsletter!
(background in hydrometeorology, climate research, aviation weather forecasting, automated observing networks and the impacts of air pollution on health.)
FIVE million people fled Wuhan in fear of the deadly coronavirus just before the city was put on lockdown, it has been revealed. The virus has now claimed 81 lives and infected at least 2,801 people around the world – and experts say it's…
Bill Pugsleyif true and with a transmission ratio over 3 (and greater than SARS), reasonable to expect 15 million infections very soon after 1-2 week incubation
Taking a stroll with Shane O'Mara is a risky endeavour. The neuroscientist is so passionate about walking, and our collective right to go for walks, that he is determined not to let the slightest unfortunate aspect of urban design break his stride.
Bill Pugsley‘It’s a superpower’: walking makes us healthier and brainier. Walkable cities are about health and brain power, just as much as community and lowering our environmental impact. When we design our cities around cars - more sitting - we deprive ourselves.
Cycling to work is linked to a substantial decrease in the risk of developing and dying from cancer or heart disease, a study published in The BMJ has found.1 Walking was also associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), but the…
The Canadian Press
– Jan 26, 9:39 AM
Weather matters in the Arctic like it does in few other places, but Environment Canada's forecasts for the North have long been hampered by poor data. Now, two new “supersites” in Whitehorse, Yukon, and Iqaluit, Nunavut, should give…
Bill PugsleyAdding lidar to two existing sites that observe aviation weather is an improvement but hardly “super “
Johns Hopkins University has put out a heat map in response to the public health emergency that updates the number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the world. According to its website, the map was developed using data from WHO, CDC, China CDC…