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(background in hydrometeorology, climate research, aviation weather forecasting, automated observing networks and the impacts of air pollution on health.)
Cities can play a major role in the global effort to curb climate change, a new report says—and a major step they can take is helping their inhabitants consume a whole lot less stuff by making changes in the way cities are run. Even the most…
Bill Pugsley“We’re talking about a really radical change in consumption patterns,” “But the benefits really are huge. Avoiding the climate crisis really does mean building a much better life.”
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email Electric vehicle (EV) drivers revving up for a road trip won't find any charging stations at OnRoute stops in Ontario this summer. According to drivers and experts in the industry, it's partly…
Bill Pugsley EV charging:
Quebec: 2,188 locations with 4,353 charging ports at those locations.
Ontario: 980 locations with 2,724 charging ports.
B.C.: 774 locations with 1,676 charging ports.
Rest of Canada: 434 charging locations with 711 charging ports.
In late 2018 I spoke on exponential energy and the urgency of change to the Jacksonville Infrastructure Innovation summit. You can see a highlight video here. I spoke about the exponential growth in the past few years of renewable sources of…
Bill PugsleyA drop in consumption of coal, oil, and gas would have knock-on effects felt throughout the global economy, potentially spurring a decline in the value of companies sitting on stranded assets.
The Washington Post
– Jun 11, 12:14 PM
Just in the last few days, blistering, abnormal heat has afflicted several parts of the Northern Hemisphere, including major population centers. New Delhi, India's capital, soared to 118.4 degrees (48 Celsius) Monday, its highest temperature ever…
Bill Pugsleythe Earth’s Future study concluded we’ve entered “a new climate regime,” featuring “extraordinary” heat waves on a scale and ferocity not seen before.