Will New York Air Quality Impact the 4th of July Holiday Weekend? What to know

John Lee, of Cliffside Park, fishes in the Hudson River with New York City darkened due to poor air quality in Edgewater, NJ on Friday, June 30, 2023.

Smoke from the wildfire that caused New York’s latest attack with poor air quality will slowly begin to dissipate over the holiday weekend, officials said, but New Yorkers may still want to pay attention to outdoor activities . Western New York, Central New York, the Hudson Valley and other areas of the state have been … Read more

The Palm Springs area will reach 114-118 degrees on July 4th weekend

Cornerback Tayler Hawkins wipes sweat from his face as he takes a quick break between practices at the Palm Springs High School track Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, in Palm Springs, Calif.

As Americans start celebrating the country’s birthday early this weekend, those in the Coachella Valley will have to rely on indoor activities as excessive heat makes its way once again into the area. The Coachella Valley saw a cooler start to the summer, the Palm Springs area usually sees average highs of 103 in June, … Read more

Decoding dark matter and energy: what you need to know about the Euclid mission launching this weekend

The Euclid telescope has a launch date scheduled for Saturday, July 1.

Together, dark matter and dark energy make up 95% of the known universe, yet scientists do not know what they are. The Euclid telescope, set to be launched into space from Florida on Saturday, could help decipher them. First color images from the Webb Space Telescope Here’s what you need to know about the world’s … Read more

Weekend Readings | How important are ESG statements to consumers? | South Seattle Emerald

Weekend Readings |  How important are ESG statements to consumers?  |  South Seattle Emerald

by Kevin Schofield A report from consultancy McKinsey was read this weekend examining the claims of US companies about their environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives and whether consumers care enough to make different purchasing decisions. We know from previous studies that consumers To say they worry about companies’ ESG commitments, but there has been … Read more