Weekly Climate News Roundup, September 2, 2021

Below are highlights from climate and clean air news from Utah for September 2, 2021.

UNICEF report finds that 1 billion children are at “extremely high risk of the impacts of climate change in its “Children’s Climate Risk” Indicator: https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/one-billion-children-extremely-high-risk-impacts-climate-crisis-unicef

“Utah politicians eye solutions following UN’s dire climate report,” Salt Lake Tribune, August 23, 2021, https://www.sltrib.com/news/environment/2021/08/23/utah-politicians-eye/

“Fewer red lights? Sen. Mitt Romney drives home benefits of infrastructure bill,” Salt Lake Tribune, August 26, 2021: https://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2021/08/26/fewer-red-lights-sen-mitt/

“In response to 20-year megadrought, scientists launch effort to collect water data in U.S. West,” St. George News, August 24, 2021 https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2021/08/24/apc-in-response-to-20-year-megadrought-scientists-launch-effort-to-collect-water-data-in-u-s-west/#.YSZrJC1h1mA

“The summer of 2021 was the hottest on record in Salt Lake City,” Salt Lake Tribune, September 1, 2021: https://www.sltrib.com/news/2021/09/01/summer-was-hottest-record/