Bigger, hotter wildfires — and more of them — are becoming the new normal, and a combination of climate change, sub-par fire management and budget limitations are to blame, says an October 2017 National Wildlife Federation report.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is working with the Department of Transportation to safeguard species in the path of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway — including the chuckwalla, a large lizard found throughout the desert southwest.
The American Society of Civil Engineers has given America’s roads a D rating. But a recent study shows that trying to raise that grade without accounting for climate change could put the country’s roadways at risk.
A Food and Drug Administration ban on over-the-counter antiseptic soaps and cosmetics containing certain active ingredients goes into effect Sept. 6. But it’s up to consumers to avoid products the ban doesn’t cover.