Instead, he says, as cities repair or replace the most dangerous pipes, “you can also start transitioning customers to nonfossil alternatives and build up programs to get entire neighborhoods to switch off gas altogether so that you’re able to start shutting down sections of the gas system. Then instead of investing all the money in replacing a pipe, you can retire it.” The shift can be challenging; in Berkeley, the California Restaurant Association sued over the new gas ban. But the change may still be likely to happen, as cities that have recently passed ambitious goals are realizing that they won’t achieve them with gas in place. “Cities and states are at the point of saying we need to actually execute on this and show how it can be done,” Henchen says. “And they’re realizing they can’t do that while burning all this natural gas in buildings.” … [Read more...] about What will it take for cities to get rid of natural gas?
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· Advocacy role for quality of life. Half of employed adult life is spent at the workplace and this affects the health in many ways. Yet most employers neglect the work-life balance and wellness issues within companies. Insurance companies and health care providers should advocate the case for healthy work life including compensation, lifestyle, stress reduction and morale. Bulging waistlines trigger increases in blood pressure and blood sugar, reaching epidemic proportions, and maintaining this lifestyle leads to increased risk for all, including employees, employers, insurers and providers. … [Read more...] about How to create value with healthcare
Using the strategies These strategies were typically used as additional information within a sentence. For example, if Maloney, the senior fellow at Brookings, were to cut her disciplinary expertise in the following sentence—the phrase within the commas—it would still make rational sense: “From my perspective, as someone who works on Iranian internal politics and economics and on the U.S.-Iran relationship, we are coming at the end of a long period of limbo.” … [Read more...] about 11 science-backed ways to boost your credibility when you work remotely
Watch Your Tells An executive vice president once told Sutton that, during the 2008 recession, his assistant asked when layoffs were coming. The executive was shocked—the company had decided on job cuts but not announced them. “It’s an interesting-shoes day for you, so we knew something was off,” the assistant told him. It turned out the executive had a tell: When he was stressed or upset, he’d look at people’s shoes rather than make eye contact. … [Read more...] about The 7 hallmarks of good leadership in the pandemic