Environment

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, JUNE 24 PROGRAM # 9664 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. In response to a worsening drought, cities in Central and Northern Mexico are taking emergency rationing measures to deal with the water shortage crisis. Angry residents in Mexico’s northern areas are going out to the streets to protest water grabbing by private companies and […]

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Junto al calor llegan los incendios forestales, Enrique Luna, comparte esta foto cuando combate un incendio en Oregon el 2021. Foto: Corteszía.

Oregon Boosts Protections Against Extreme Heat and Smoke

Oregon Boosts Protections Against Extreme Heat and Smoke – To prevent deaths caused by worsening heat waves, occupational health authorities in the state of Oregon have rushed to adopt new standards for workplace protections.

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Combating Deadly Heat Threat in the Fields.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 PROGRAM # 9661 12:00 PM PT Combating Deadly Heat Threat in the Fields. Millions are under heat watches as a dangerous heat wave is warming the fields throughout the US South and Southwest. Exacerbated by climate change, temperatures for this summer season are expected to be worse than last one and outdoor […]

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A los prisioneros se les paga 1 dólar 45 centavos por día para combatir los incendios forestales de California. Foto: ACLU.

(Español) El oeste tienen al menos algunas áreas en sequía severa, extrema e incluso excepcional

(Español) Según Swain, en los últimos años los incendios de verano y otoño han destruido miles de hogares, esterilizado el suelo, matado árboles antiguos y creado lo que parece un “paisaje de apocalipsis nuclear”.

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Las llamas del incendio Wallow, el mayor incendio forestal jamás visto en Arizona, consumieron pinos en 2011. Foto: Bosques Nacionales Apache-Sitgreaves.

(Español) El oeste de Estados Unidos se quema a una velocidad históricamente acelerada

(Español) El rastreo manual puede ser lento y laborioso. Las quemas prescritas deben realizarse en las condiciones climáticas y con los combustibles adecuados para limitar el riesgo de una quema fuera de control

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Protections Against Extreme Heat Risks.

THURSDAY, JUNE 16 PROGRAM # 9656 12:00 PM PT Protections Against Extreme Heat Risks. As Oregon’s heat-related deaths escalated in last year’s heatwave and the state is facing another blistering summer, the state’s OSHA is adopting new protections for workers exposed to extreme heat and wildfire smoke. The new Oregon standards, among the strongest in […]

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Extra Edition: New Drought Measures (Repeat Program.)

THURSDAY, JUNE 9 PROGRAM # 9648 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: New Drought Measures (Repeat Program.) In response to a record-breaking drought and the start of the hotter season, California state officials announced emergency rules to cut down water use. Local water agencies are now required to reduce water use up to 20 percent. Today, […]

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Archbishop García-Siller on Grieving Families and Gun Control. Also, Summit of the Americas.

MONDAY, JUNE 6 PROGRAM # 9644 12:00 PM PT Archbishop García-Siller on Grieving Families and Gun Control. n this exclusive interview, the Archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo García-Siller talks about how he is being helping families of the children and teachers killed in Uvalde deal with their pain, the outpouring of goodness and solidarity from […]

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(Español) California inicia restricciones al consumo de agua para lidiar con la sequía

(Español) “Reducir –el agua- para bañarme, pues yo ando en unos 8 minutos. No mantener la regadera abierta. Abrirla cada vez que me quite el jabón”.

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New Drought Measures.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 PROGRAM # 9640 12:00 PM PT New Drought Measures. In response to a record-breaking drought and the start of the hotter season, California state officials announced emergency rules to cut down water use. Local water agencies are now required to reduce water use up to 20 percent. Today, counties in Southern California […]

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