http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/09/29/climate/new-orleans-saltwater-map.html Saltwater is swiftly pushing its way up the Mississippi River and is expected to contaminate most of the New Orleans public drinking water supply on Oct. 28. President Biden declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, releasing federal funds to Louisiana. Officials are concerned about saltwater corroding lead pipes, which could leach heavy metals … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Army Core of Engineers building a wedge in the Mississippi to prevent Saltwater from reaching New Orleans piping. If saltwater gets into their water supply, the pipes corrode and New Orleans will be without clean drinking water. A State of Emergency has been declared.
The Guardian’s timeline of events shows just how much Antarctic sea ice is melting bringing us closer to rising heat, El Niño and more heat. With heat comes floods, hailstones and fires. How much can we endure, before voting for a change in Leadership and technology? http://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2023/sep/29/the-hottest-summer-in-human-history-a-visual-timeline
I just finished being infected with COVID and I’m thankful to have had the Vaccines and Paxlovid. One week duration and I was negative after 3 days. Vaccines work, you get a mild case. My advice, take the next Vaccine when available & get your free Rapid Tests. Ever wondered what the 80’s were like? … More AmericaSpeaksTheVoiceOfJoyce. Ep. 197: “Gen Z Values”
Clarence Thomas has continually hidden his network of super donors who have business before the Court. When do these concealed donations became a corruptible offense, punishable by Impeachment? The next case to be heard by the court and sponsored by the Koch brothers, would tie Regulators hands and let businesses be more unaccountable. When do … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Why aren’t Justice Thomas’s alliances with Big Business, Corporate Billionaires impeachable offenses?
I never believed in Conspiracies and now we don’t have to. Our Climate Change can be attributed to Man made activities. Our Conservative Takeover of the Supreme Court and other institutions was meticulously planned since the 70’s. Don’t believe me. Listen to the facts. The Powell Doctrine was a pivotal moment in 1971 and by … More AmericaSpeaksTheVoiceOfJoyce. Ep. 196: “The Supremes”
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/08/28/climate/groundwater-drying-climate-change.html GLOBAL WARMING HAS FOCUSED concern on land and sky as soaring temperatures intensify hurricanes, droughts and wildfires. But another climate crisis is unfolding, underfoot and out of view. Many of the aquifers that supply 90 percent of the nation’s water systems, and which have transformed vast stretches of America into some of the world’s … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Look at the maps and determine, has your State has lost significant water from their aquifers? 40% of 85,000 wells have declining water tables, some irreversible. Our monoclonal method of farming is depleting water resources in Nebraska south to Texas. Since we can’t afford to waste more water, new technologies and crops are necessary to save our water!
http://www.nytimes.com/2023/09/16/business/electric-vehicles-uaw-gm-ford-stellantis.html Despite all the money that automakers have made in recent years, their executives express a profound unease about the growth of electric vehicles, which account for 7 percent of the U.S. new car market so far this year and are on track to surpass sales of one million this year. Managers are acutely aware … More TheVoiceOfJoyce The big three automotive companies have reason to be concerned over Union demands. The automotive companies are switching to new technology and Union workers fear for their jobs. Union workers have lost 19% in wages since 2008. If the US wants to support Union Labor, unionize all autoworkers, as EV’s are phased in.
http://www.nytimes.com/2023/09/12/health/cold-medicine-decongestant-fda.html Under old, outdated agency standards, phenylephrine, which constricts blood vessels in the nasal passages, had long been considered safe and effective, and the F.D.A. still says that it is safe. Nasal sprays that contain the ingredient are still considered effective, as well as when it is used in surgery or to dilate the eyes. … More TheVoiceOfJoyce There’s going to be a shake up in the over the counter cold medications. Only over the counter products containing phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine are effective. Check your medicine cabinet and be prepared.
If the Ultra wealthy continue to dominate our political discourse, few will remain , when our planet reaches 1.6 degrees Celsius. Right now our air pollution exceeds 350 ppm of Carbon dioxide, our oceans are acidifying. Our fresh water is polluted. As humans synthetic air pollution is causing diseases. We’re becoming unable to cope with … More TheVoiceOfJoyce The Earth has exceeded 6 of 9 boundaries for safe human life. Our man made destruction can be reversed, or slowed, if leaders instituted new sustainable practices.
What’s most important? Climate Heat. Why don’t we have a “War Production Act”? This is a pivotal year. Let’s talk personal agency. The Indigenous Hawaiians, the Lawsuits being brought against States committing Ecocide. Me running as a write in Candidate for District Council #6, voting rights and prison reform. Lastly, prevent those 25-44 from dying … More AmericaSpeaksTheVoiceOfJoyce. Ep. 195: “Climate, Candidate, COVID”