The survey, conducted in June, showed 40% of respondents experienced negative health symptoms on hot days, and 79% said that “heat changes how I travel.”
The goal is to bring awareness to environmental officials and state planners of the neighborhoods most impacted.
Students organizing the Poly Green Schools Campaign want all the district’s campuses to run on 100% clean, renewable energy.
The CAAP report tackles most of the things that can go wrong in Long Beach from climate change, and recommends steps to take to lessen those problems, steps that would cost hundreds of millions of dollars if they were all to be put into effect immediately.
The proposed rule would not ban people from owning gas-powered cars or selling them on the used car market. But it would end the sales of all new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in the state of nearly 40 million people.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate headlines, but April 22, 2020 is also newsworthy as the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
Protesters hoping to draw attention to climate change during the United Nations Climate Action summit this week gathered at Bixby Park in Long Beach on Friday holding signs and waving at passing motorists as part of a “global strike.”
The march will start at City Hall at noon and the rally will start at the Bixby Park at 12:30 p.m. on Friday.
Temperatures in the Long Beach region have climbed as much as 2.5 degrees Celsius, which are considered to be early warning signs of a dramatic climate shift, according to the Washington Post report.
A report released Wednesday by Center for Climate Integrity is billed as the first such study to give a dollar amount to the cost of building seawalls to protect communities against rising sea levels due to climate change.