Currently in Los Angeles — September 15th 2022

The weather, currently.

Sunshine and below-average temperatures

We have some nice, cooler than average temperatures for the rest of the week, as if Mother Nature is trying to apologize for the heatwave. Instead of a bouquet of flowers, we’re opening our doors and finding breezy, sun-filled days with highs in the mid-70’s. Thursday’s going to reach about 78°F, so you can open your windows wide and enjoy those beautiful temperatures even as you work from home. A lively breeze might come in and scatter your itemized receipts, but it will calm down by the evening. Lows will travel all the way down to 60°F, and I won’t judge you for calling that sweater weather.

—Renée Reizman

What you need to know, currently.

Managing Editor Zaria Howell has a handy breakdown on the Biden administration's Inflation Reduction Ad up on our website today:

"On August 16, the Biden Administration passed the largest, and most comprehensive, largely climate-oriented bill into law.

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), mandates that roughly $370 billion dollars be put towards subsidizing clean energy and reducing healthcare costs — two things that impact each and every American.

Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes can look forward to their monthly insulin supply being capped at $35. Households who can afford to invest in clean energy technology, like solar panels or an electric vehicle, can expect to benefit from things like tax credits and direct consumer rebates.

On paper, some might call such a legislative package monumental, in its effort to incentivize consumers to reduce their GHG emissions."

Click here to read the full article!

What you can do, currently.

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