Jalen Xing

Jalen Xing is a Writer at theRising and the co-founder of Students For Hospitals. You can pitch him stories at jalen.xing [at] gmail [dot] com.

Italian researchers find rising global temperatures and air conditioning costs may drive low-income families into energy poverty

On a hot summer day, the air thick with humidity, nothing feels better than grabbing a popsicle and sitting by…

July 16, 2020

Major airlines at SFO will use sustainable aviation fuel from Finland company Neste to reduce carbon emissions

Neste, a Finland-based oil refining and marketing company, has announced its first delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to the…

July 15, 2020

New Trump administration policy may restrict sustainability investing, making it more difficult to invest in ESG funds that ‘put social goals before profits’

The Trump administration is back with another policy change affecting the environment: restricting American's access to ESG funds. Recently, the…

July 9, 2020

Today, Trump will speak in front of 7,500 people with no social distancing and have fireworks at Mount Rushmore for an early 4th of July celebration. Experts warn it’s ‘ill-advised’

President Trump announced that he will speak at Mount Rushmore, followed by fireworks, Friday as a part of an early…

July 3, 2020

‘Beavers can have a quite significant impact on landscapes’: their dams may intensify climate change, German researchers warn

Picture the concepts of climate change: melting glaciers, rising sea levels, global warming, plastic pollution—you get the picture. But when…

July 3, 2020

Sydney, Australia becomes the latest major city to be 100% powered by renewable energy

Today July 1st, Sydney, Australia's most populous city, announced its plans to power 100% of its operations with renewable energy.…

July 1, 2020

As global temperatures rise, researchers are concerned that senior citizens are at higher risks of heat and climate-related catastrophes

Hurricanes and tornadoes are widely publicized, leaving little room for heat-related catastrophes — weather's top killer. Scientists have estimated that…

July 1, 2020

Women-led water purification startup NUMiX Materials wins the first-ever U.S. Bank Cleantech Inclusion Award

With only 7% of women graduating college in 2016 earning a "STEM" degree, diversity is becoming a growing concern. In…

June 30, 2020

Egyptian researchers find magnetic-activated carbon can be used as an eco-friendly method to absorb and separate oil spills

Oil spill situations are extremely detrimental to the environment—ranging from destroying fish and animal habitats to harming organism functions such…

June 29, 2020

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