June 28, 2023 - Your Scoop in CDR!
Canadian wildfire smoke puts Chicago among the worst air qualities A new round of dense smoke has invaded the United States, specifically the Great Lakes region, as wildfires munch through forests across Quebec and Ontario, with more than 3.7 million acres scorched over the last week in those provinces alone. Throughout Tuesday, Chicago air quality ranked as the worst in the world among major cities.
See where Americans are exposed to dangerous heat waves in maps 52 million in US may be exposed to extreme heat today. TX sees extreme heatwave. The Washington Post has a tracker and lists heat stroke symptoms.
Extreme heat kills more people in the United States than any other weather hazard, and the risk of longer and more frequent heat waves is only expected to increase as climate change worsens.
The Post is tracking the potential for dangerous heat this summer using the heat index, which accounts for the combined impact of temperature and humidity — the higher the humidity, the more difficult it is for the body to cool itself off through sweating. Heat disorders such as heat stroke, heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible with any extended exposure to a heat index at or above 90 degrees.
CSC ES5 launched as 53 mph seated electric scooter in the US For $300 down and a price tag of $5000, you can order the new electric speedy seated scooter, the CSC ES5. It reminds me of the Vespa’s I saw so many well dressed Italians in suits zipping around in around town in Florence. I guess going electric can be fun.
Biochar in Michigan Agriculture event on July 17th The event, Biochar in Michigan Agriculture, will take place at the Kellogg Biological Station (KBS), 3700 E. Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI 49060. The morning will include an explanation of biochar basics and its use as a soil carbon amendment, the current economic feasibility of biochar production in Michigan, a tour of biochar research field plots, and networking opportunities among attendees and biochar industry professionals.