Aside from differences between urban and suburban areas, the maps also show which regions produce the most emissions related to other factors. For example, the Midwest, non-coastal East, and most of the South have relatively high emissions from electricity generation. The West and Northwest have relatively low emissions, reflecting more low-carbon energy sources. Overall, energy accounts for 15% to 33% of total household emissions. … [Read more...] about A Map Of The Carbon Footprint Of All 31,000 ZIP Codes In The U.S.
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Anne says a fair minimum wage would be more empowering and would allow her to push back more on customer hostility. Tipping should remain as a bonus, Natasha says, “but I do think that we deserve a fair minimum wage on top of that.” She would not have to worry as much about her health as she does right now; she’s concerned about coming into close contact with infected customers, because her father has preexisting conditions. Nearly 70% of the restaurant workers surveyed for the report said that their employers are not consistently following all safety protocols; Natasha’s bar made staff pay for their own Clorox wipes and masks. To add to all this, an estimated 85% of service workers don’t have health insurance. … [Read more...] about ‘Maskual harassment,’ angry customers, and no tips: The life of restaurant workers during COVID-19
So how long until laypeople get vaccinated? Technically speaking, state heath departments can vaccinate whomever they want in whatever order they choose, and our country has some states that follow the beats of their own very special drummers. On Tuesday, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel voted 13-1 to prioritize healthcare workers and long-term care residents, and many states will follow the CDC guidelines. (13-1? Who the heck did the dissenter want to receive vaccines first?* We digress.) … [Read more...] about Who gets the COVID-19 vaccine first? What are the side effects? Your questions answered