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During Pandemic, It’s All Tricks and No Treats for Mars Wrigley Workers

, Food Systems & Health Analyst

Everybody knows eating too much candy can make you sick. But if that candy was made by Mars, chances are the workers who packaged and distributed it also put their health at risk.

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Pandemic’s Stay-at-Home Order Shrinks California Energy Demand

, Western States Energy Manager and Senior Analyst

With many staying home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, energy use in California is changing. Last Tuesday, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) released a report showing reductions in energy demand and energy prices following stay at home orders from some California counties in mid-March and the March 20 statewide stay at home order. California saw more significant reductions in weekday energy use compared to weekend energy use.

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Hot Weather and COVID-19: Added Threats of Reopening States in Summer

, Climate Vulnerability Social Scientist

A look at the colliding dangers of extreme weather–with a focus on extreme heat–and COVID-19, and a few ways in which Congress can bring relief to the millions in the path of both threats. Read more >

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