Archives for April 2020

New Research Links Air Pollution to Higher Coronavirus Death Rates

By Lisa Friedman | New York Times Link to article WASHINGTON — Coronavirus patients in areas that had high levels of air pollution before the pandemic are more likely to die from the infection than patients in cleaner parts of the country, according to a new nationwide study that offers the first clear link between […]

California Renewables Curtailments Surge as Coronavirus Cuts Energy Demand

By Jeff St. John | GTM Link to article State officials signed off Thursday on a climate change target that critics say will reduce planet-warming emissions far too slowly. The action comes as economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to slow the growth of renewable energy. Meeting via video conference to protect […]