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What hurricane season was like the year you were born

Using data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Stacker summarized the last 100 hurricane seasons in the Atlantic Basin. Read on to learn which years and storms broke records over the last century.

Metros with the most energy-efficient buildings

OhmConnect used the Environmental Protection's Agency's 2022 rankings to identify the metropolitan areas with the greatest number of Energy Star-certified buildings.

These animal climate heroes restore habitats and revive ecosystems

Stacker compiled a list of 10 animals from diverse environments, outlining how each helps sustain its ecosystem.

Our Climate Future: 5 Ways Geothermal Energy Can Help Us Live More Sustainably

(BPT) - Transitioning to renewable energy sources is one way that the U.S. and other nations can help to mitigate climate change. This switch to greener energy can also benefit everyday consumers. …

Have a dated, drafty fireplace? Inserts are affordable and boost efficiency

(BPT) - As weather cools and daylight hours shorten, many people naturally spend more time indoors and there's no place more inviting than the fireplace. The problem is that while a traditional, open …
How smart technology is impacting sustainability
IoT Secure collected interesting facts and statistics about the impact of smart technology on sustainability efforts from industry experts and news reports.   
Top 5 ways to reduce your home energy costs this fall
(BPT) - As temperatures begin dropping this fall, you may be worrying about rising energy costs. Fortunately, there are a number of simple, proactive steps you can take that will save on energy and …
The surprisingly powerful cleaning tool that the pros rely on
(BPT) - Do you feel like you're constantly cleaning and it's never enough to stay on top of all the dirt, grime and germs? Do you wonder how professional cleaners get everything so sparkling and …
Can I recycle this? Prevent wishcycling by knowing what is and isn't recyclable
(BPT) - You make recycling possible. Without consumer participation, recycling programs can’t function. If you already recycle, you’re playing a critical role in reducing waste in your …
5 things driving interest in EVs
(BPT) - If you think you’ve been seeing more plug-in cars on the road or hybrid vehicles in the carpool lane lately, you are not imagining it. A recent Deloitte report found that high fuel …
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Three Fraud Prevention Tips

(NAPSI)—Since government pandemic assistance programs have largely come to an end, fraudsters have turned their attention back to developing increasingly clever ways to trick you into giving them …

Updated Vaccines: How To Update Your Protection Against COVID This Fall

From the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—“Been there, done that.” People are feeling like they’ve heard enough about COVID-19. But staying on top of the …

Updated Vaccines: How To Update Your Protection Against COVID This Fall

From the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—“Been there, done that.” People are feeling like they’ve heard enough about COVID-19. But staying on top of the …

Updated Vaccines: How To Update Your Protection Against COVID This Fall

From the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—“Been there, done that.” People are feeling like they’ve heard enough about COVID-19. But staying on top of the …

Updated Vaccines: How To Update Your Protection Against COVID This Fall

From the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—“Been there, done that.” People are feeling like they’ve heard enough about COVID-19. But staying on top of the …

Comprehensive sex education matters. Here's what the data shows

Stacker cited data from SIECUS, the Guttmacher Institute, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to visualize how sex education relates to different health outcomes and aspects of daily life.

Recognizing urgent pregnancy-related warning signs

(BPT) - By Wanda Barfield, MD, MPH, RADM USPHSDirector of the Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionFar too often, pregnant and postpartum people in the United …

Had a safe flight? Innovation in American commercial aerospace drives the way.

(BPT) - As Labor Day marked the traditional end of summer, it is no secret this year’s travel season was quite the bumpy ride. Travel was up as Americans took to the skies again. In fact, the …

6 tips for eating more mindfully

Thistle compiled six tips for eating more mindfully from a variety of experts and news sources.

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