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Many efforts are underway to reduce carbon emissions and greenhouse gases in order to save our planet. There should be an increased urgency to do so, in light of the public health issues associated with the use of fossil fuels.
Last summer’s wildfires in Northern California are estimated to have caused as many as 3,000 premature deaths, according to a Stanford University study. During the same period of time, close to 500 people died as the result of the excessive heat experienced in Arizona. This winter’s cold spell in Texas wreaked havoc on the power systems, causing dozens to die […]