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(background in hydrometeorology, climate research, aviation weather forecasting, automated observing networks and the impacts of air pollution on health.)
Climate Matters Shorter Cold Snaps After the hottest decade on record, it's clear that all seasons are feeling the warming effects of climate change. Winter cold snaps have been getting shorter across the U.S. Generate full multimedia package for…
Bill PugsleyMaking it snappy: cold snaps just don’t hang around for as long as they used to. Here’s how much shorter cold snaps have become in your city - another aspect of a warmer climate is that cold snaps are shorter
Carbon emissions from China's aviation sector could be almost four times higher by the middle of the century, according to new analysis. With per-capita aviation emissions in China still far below those of nations such as the US and UK, the…
Bill PugsleyAviation CO2 per capita
AU IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII 879
UK IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII 863
US IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII 572
EU IIIIIIIIII 260
CN IIII 95
IN I 18
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former New York City mayor who is running for U.S. president, released his campaign plan for infrastructure on Wednesday, which proposes to invest more than a trillion dollars in roads, railways…
Bill PugsleyInfrastructure ambitions are national ambitions. @MikeBloomberg
's plan for America's hardware is equal to the future we seek, with transit, high-speed rail, all-electric networks, and alternatives to driving—smarter, faster, safer and greener.
Amsterdam, January 22, 2020 - ‘Metropolitan Region Amsterdam Electric' (MRA-Electric) has awarded Europe's largest concession contract for electric vehicles charging to Total. Under this agreement, Total will install and operate up to 20,000…
Bill PugsleyTotal is going to build 20,000 new public EV chargers in the Netherlands. This market is moving fast.
Global public EV charging connectors installed (all operators):
General Motors is looking to “move beyond the car” with a shuttle that can move by itself. The automaker's autonomous vehicle subsidiary, Cruise, unveiled a self-driving shuttle prototype on Tuesday in San Francisco, and it doesn't…
Bill PugsleyCruise was founded in 2013 and acquired by GM in 2016. SoftBank and Honda are among the parties that have invested in it, pushing its market value to nearly $20 billion
Sleep is a time suck. If you multiplied the average recommended number of hours we should sleep in a day— eight for a typical adult —by the number of days in an average lifespan (78.8 years in the United States), that would amount to…
Bill Pugsley“People think that sleep is like the bank. That you can accumulate a debt and then hope to pay it off at a later point in time,” says Walker. “And we now know that sleep is not like that.”