COVID-19

Daily electricity demand in New York falls about 13% after COVID-19 mitigation efforts

This brief report on New York city's energy consumption rates details how mitigation responses to COVID-19 have contributed to overall drops in commercial energy demands. To note, even despite increases in residential household energy consumption, overall electricity consumption has dropped 13%...Read more

Extreme Heat During the COVID-19 Pandemic Amplifies Racial and Economic Inequities

This article focuses on the overlap between communities that are vulnerable to extreme heat, susceptibility to severe cases of COVID-19, and vulnerable to experiencing energy insecurity, and discusses the inadequacy of current cooling solutions for these communities in the United States...Read more

Reopening K-12 Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Prioritizing Health, Equity, and Communities

This is a consensus study by the NASEM that aims to provide guidance school re-opening decision-making.  Read more

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