AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Russia’s permafrost is melting in Siberia putting the entire planets ecosystem in Jeopardy. Perhaps Russia needs help in controlling wildfires, Oil Spill & moths? Makes sense to put resources there quickly to protect ourselves.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/17/climate-crisis-alarm-at-record-breaking-heatwave-in-siberia

The story of cheaper batteries, from smartphones to Teslas | Ars Technica

The economics of cheaper batteries—and why they’re good news for the planet. — Read on arstechnica.com/features/2020/05/the-story-of-cheaper-batteries-from-smartphones-to-teslas/ AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce When there’s good news, I share it. Please share as well. Really cheap electric batteries, $156/3 miles , therefore, would 300 miles cost less than $1500? Read on! I advise switching out batteries at gas stations rather … More The story of cheaper batteries, from smartphones to Teslas | Ars Technica

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Not the best way to reduce Carbon Emissions. There is a 13% drop now, what will happen when we phase into daily routines? Our dependence on Fossil Fuels has to end, along with other CO 2 emitters as we pivot to renewable energy resources

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/19/lockdowns-trigger-dramatic-fall-global-carbon-emissions

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Profits over People were the motives behind Tyson’s lack of a policy protecting workers. Doesn’t Management read? Where was their compassion for people becoming ill? Where was supervision on the job? Why couldn’t the Union seek protection? It’s up to the Plant to provide safe working conditions for Employees. Perhaps there should be OHSA rules and regulations written & posted in every job location for people to read about work proceedures under Covid 19 conditions. Stagger the lines and your shifts. It’s common sense. Distance employees and train them with proper masks. It’s hard to work under these conditions. It’s natural to hyperventilate. Once fear and mistrust set in, its difficult to overturn. You can , if you care about People & Product & profit

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/10/business/economy/coronavirus-tyson-plant-iowa.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Coping with the Pandemic around the World. It will be with us for awhile. Testing & tracing contacts are mandatory to control contagion, as waves of viral particles infect us. We now know it survives in our lungs and is carried in our bloodstream. Stay healthy & social distance & wear a mask!

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/10/world/coronavirus-news.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Dreadful & unnecessary. The Pandemic was an inconvenient truth for Trump et al. We tried unsuccessfully to deny its existence. Just like he tried to deny Russian interference in our Elections. They happened & they continue. Trumps remedy to the Pandemic, destruction of our lives & the Economy. Trumps remedy to Russian meddling in our Elections, suppression of our votes. What’s next? Opportunity Knocks!

http://www.wsj.com/articles/april-jobs-report-coronavirus-2020-11588888089

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Scientists can quantify the effects of Countries in lockdown. Our pollution has fallen 30%. I was outside briefly in Lincoln Center this morning and heard birds sing. It was like a spring day in the Country. Glorious!!!

http://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-offers-a-clear-view-of-what-causes-air-pollution-11588498200

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce We’ve created Pandemics by interfering in natural habitats, our encroachment on wildlife & nature have produced a “perfect storm” for Pandemic. Covid 19 is not a once only occurrence, unless we reassess our relationship with natural resources.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/27/halt-destruction-nature-worse-pandemics-top-scientists published on Monday, with Dr Peter Daszak, who is preparing the next IPBES assessment, they write: “Rampant deforestation, uncontrolled expansion of agriculture, intensive farming, mining and infrastructure development, as well as the exploitation of wild species have created a ‘perfect storm’ for the spillover of diseases.”

Here are 4 solutions to the climate crisis no one is talking about: Robert Reich – Alternet.org

Here are 4 solutions to the climate crisis no one is talking about: Robert Reich – Alternet.org — Read on http://www.alternet.org/2020/04/here-are-4-solutions-to-the-climate-crisis-no-one-is-talking-about-robert-reich/

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Tornadoes and severe weather in Mississippi too. Mother Nature not satisfied with our Carbon reductions yet! We’ll need renewables, yesterday.Condolences to everyone who has lost a loved one or friends. Pandemics unfortunately are carried by Pollution. Severe weather conditions are part of this pattern of weather extremes. Life is precious. Don’t despair, with innovation we can Survive & thrive.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/23/tornadoes-us-south-texas-louisiana-oklahoma-mississippi