COVID increased Latinas’ responsibilities at home while limiting their ability to work: Report

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain During the COVID-19 pandemic, Latinas left their jobs in large numbers as they were forced to shoulder an unequal share of household and child care responsibilities, and most haven’t reentered the workforce despite an economic rebound, according to a report published today by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute. Predicted … Read more

Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius would reduce risks to humans by up to 85%

Flooding in Key Haven caused by hurricane Wilma on 10/24/2005. Credit: Marc Averette/Wikipedia New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) quantifies the benefits of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius and identifies the hotspot regions for climate change risk in the future. The study calculates reductions in human exposure to a … Read more