May 19, 2016

Earth breaks 12th straight monthly heat record

Earth’s heat is stuck on high. Thanks to a combination of global warming and El Nino, the planet shattered monthly heat records for an unprecedented 12th straight month as April smashed the old record by 0.3 degree Celsius, according to U.S. scientists. The National ...

Cool Biz dress campaign kicks off with earlier end date

May 2, 2016

Cool Biz dress campaign kicks off with earlier end date

The government kicked off its annual Cool Biz campaign Monday to encourage workers to dress more casually to reduce energy use, with ministries and agencies allowing staff to wear polo shirts, aloha shirts and similar attire. Under this year’s Cool Biz campaign, thermostats will ...