Retrofit Programs for Heat Resilience

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Retrofit Programs for Heat Resilience

07/12/21

“Why will retrofit programs be so necessary in the face of climate change?”

It’s a scientific fact that nowhere is going to be safe from climate change. Buildings all over the world are going to need to be changed-out to accommodate for the rise in global temperatures. So how can we solve this? Well, what if we were to use public-sector action to invest in Retrofit Programs for Heat Resilience? That way, we can ensure the safety of our community and prepare ourselves to live in the new climate paradigm.

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Gulf Coast ready to develop carbon storage hub

The stage is set for a new carbon storage economy to emerge along the Gulf Coast, according to a study led by The University of Texas at Austin, with the region offering ample opportunities to capture and store carbon, and recent state and federal incentives giving an added push to get started.

Gulf Coast ready to develop carbon storage hub — Watts Up With That?

Don’t Repeat Mistakes — Orlando Espinosa

Making mistakes is an important part of the learning process. Repeating the same mistake means you have yet to learn the lesson! Don’t keep repeating mistakes! The post Don’t Repeat Mistakes appeared first on Orlando Espinosa.

Don’t Repeat Mistakes — Orlando Espinosa

Make Yourself Available — Orlando Espinosa

In order to build up trust and allow others an opportunity rely on you, you need to make yourself available. The greatest gifts you can give anyone is your time, your love and your undivided attention!   The post Make Yourself Available appeared first on Orlando Espinosa.

Make Yourself Available — Orlando Espinosa

Sea slug regrows entire body from just the decapitated head, or “autotomy with kleptoplasty” — Why Evolution Is True

Imagine if Robespierre, after being guillotined during the Terror in France, was able to regrow his entire body just from his head alone. Well, that’s the equivalent of what some sea slugs can do, as reported in the new issue of Current Biology (click on screenshot below to access article, pdf here, and reference at…

Sea slug regrows entire body from just the decapitated head, or “autotomy with kleptoplasty” — Why Evolution Is True

Canadian Govt Sued For Forceful Quarantine Of Citizens At Secret Locations — GreatGameIndia

A legal group in Canada is planning to sue the federal Canadian government against the COVID-19 travel rule which is being used to quarantine citizens forcefully at secret locations. The post Canadian Govt Sued For Forceful Quarantine Of Citizens At Secret Locations appeared first on GreatGameIndia.

Canadian Govt Sued For Forceful Quarantine Of Citizens At Secret Locations — GreatGameIndia

Bird Flu: No Chicken, No Eggs, No Problem! Expert Reveal 6 Ideas To Load Up On Protein

Exposing the Big Game

Consuming properly cooked poultry or eggs doesn’t transmit the bird flu. But if you are still wary, there are many vegetarian sources of protein you can toy with.

Ms Jyoti Bhatt  |  Updated: January 28, 2021 15:55 ISTTweeterfacebookReddit

https://food.ndtv.com/health/bird-flu-no-chicken-no-eggs-no-problem-expert-reveal-6-ideas-to-load-up-on-protein-2359382Bird Flu: No Chicken, No Eggs, No Problem! Expert Reveal 6 Ideas To Load Up On Protein

Bird flu is transmitted to humans through infected bird feces, or secretions from the mouth or eyes.Highlights

  • Bird flu generally affects poultry birds such as chickens and turkeys
  • Consuming properly cooked poultry or eggs doesn’t transmit the bird flu
  • But if you are still wary, there are many vegetarian sources of protein

Bird flu or Avian Influenza is highly contagious viral disease caused by Influenza Type A viruses which generally affects poultry birds such as chickens and turkeys. Many states have confirmed bird flu, and many people are shying away from eating chicken or eggs.

Bird flu is transmitted to humans through contact with infected bird feces…

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Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (December 1-15)

THE DIRT

Westhampton Park topographical map / Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, via The Roanoke Times

How a University of Richmond Researcher Uncovered the Campus’ Forgotten Connection to Slavery — 12/14/20, The Roanoke Times
“Driskill was sick with the flu, searching for images of Westhampton Park, when she found a significant piece to the puzzle — a 1901 topographical map drawn by the Olmsted firm. To the east of the lake were written the words ‘grave yard.'”

MoMa Urged to Drop Philip Johnson’s Name over Architect’s Fascist Past — 12/13/20, The Guardian
“New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is under growing pressure to remove Philip Johnson’s name from its galleries and titles after Harvard addressed the late architect’s legacy at the university, saying his history of racism, fascism and white supremacy had ‘absolutely no place in design.'”

Ultra-modern Addition Updates a Craftsman-style House in St. Paul — 12/11/20, Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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