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Clorox Aims Trims Greenhouse Gases By 32% and Energy Use by 17% From 2011 Baseline

Environment + Energy Leader

Clorox's key priorities include using 100% renewable energy to power its operations and reaching net-zero targets by 2050 from a 2011 baseline. The post Clorox Aims Trims Greenhouse Gases By 32% and Energy Use by 17% From 2011 Baseline appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Japan 2011 earthquake and tsunami linked to increased risk of dementia

New Scientist

People aged 65 years or over who lost their homes in the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami typically saw an increase in their rate of cognitive decline

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Rebuild By Design: Atlas Of Disaster Finds Climate-Related Extreme Weather Caused Over $630 Million In Disaster Damage In PA From 2011 to 2021; Doesn't Include Damage Not Covered By Federal Programs

PA Environment Daily

counties have experienced a federal climate disaster between 2011-2021, with some having as many as 12 disasters during that time. Pennsylvania From 2011 to 2021 Pennsylvania had 9 climate disaster declarations with six counties having fire or more disasters. In 2021 alone, the U.S.

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Salmon farms are increasingly being hit by mass die-offs

New Scientist

Mass mortality events at salmon farms have been getting more frequent since 2011, sometimes killing millions of fish at once, with causes including heatwaves and poor living conditions

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US grid vulnerable to power outages due to its reliance on gas

New Scientist

Natural gas plant failures were the main factor behind electricity shortfalls and outages during major winter storms in the US since 2011 – that risk remains as the US faces more extreme cold weather

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A Tale of Two Hockey Sticks

Real Climate

Temperatures during the most recent decade (2011–2020) exceed those of the most recent multi-century warm period, around 6500 years ago13 [0.2°C to 1.20] °C from 1850–1900 to 2011–2020, and the last decade was more likely than not warmer than any multi-centennial period after the Last Interglacial, roughly 125,000 years ago.

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Wildfire Threat to Texas Nuclear Weapons Facility Highlights Intersecting Risks

Union of Concerned Scientists

Two major wildfires threatened Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico in 2000 and 2011. Just like the current fires in Texas, the 2011 Las Conchas fire in New Mexico was, at the time, the state’s largest fire on record at 156,000 acres. The lab conducts research to maintain the US nuclear stockpile among other missions.