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(background in hydrometeorology, climate research, aviation weather forecasting, automated observing networks and the impacts of air pollution on health.)
The Washington Post
Andrew Freedman, Jason Samenow
– Jul 18, 2019, 8:49 AM
A potentially deadly combination of heat, humidity and stagnant, polluted air has engulfed more than half of the Lower 48 states, with air temperatures climbing toward the century mark everywhere from the Plains to the Midwest, Mississippi River…
Toronto is getting new bikes lanes all over the city Bike lanes were a hot topic at the last city council meeting before summer break today. For biking enthusiasts, most of the meeting's results were exciting news, except for the rejection of…
Bill Pugsley after the #JarvisBikeLanes were removed, collisions more than doubled to 30 collisions, 25 involving pedestrians & cyclists. Jarvis St cycling tripled when bike lanes were there. No one should boast about putting people in danger.
During the past year we have heard a great deal about the negative effects of wildfire smoke on human health, with even modest increases in small particles (PM2.5) resulting in breathing difficulties for folks with asthma, as well as generally…
Bill PugsleyThese surges in small particle pollution represent the direct effect of the fireworks. But it is worse than that. A number of local wildfires have been caused by fireworks