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High Noon For Academic Freedom At The High Court

One of the most famous sayings attributed to the great St Augustine of Hippo has as much relevance today as it did in the early fifth century AD: Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are Anger and Courage; anger…

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Michigan Develops a $97 Million Plan to Improve Recycling

How well do the residents in your state do when it comes to recycling? In “The 50 States of Recycling: A State-By-State Assessment of Containers and Packaging Recycling Rates,” Maine and Vermont ranked the highest. They were followed by Massachusetts, Oregon, Connecticut, New York, Minnesota, and Michigan.Michigan did well with a recycling rate of 48% […]

Bankers, Insurers, And Activists Assaulting Our Freedoms

Oil giant ExxonMobil’s 12-member board of directors reportedly has two new members who are climate activists backed by investor “Engine 1.” Under the headline, “Shareholders tell Exxon to eat sh*t,” G/O Media and Earther “reporter” Molly Taft gleefully ends paragraph…

Steven Klafka: Airport expansion fuels global warming | Opinion | madison.com – Madison.com

Dear Editor: It was ironic news that Madison had secured the nation’s first electric fire engine while at the same time the county airport announced its $85 million expansion. We hope the fire engine will help us reduce greenhouse gas…

Ten-fold increase in carbon offset cost predicted

(University College London) The cost of offsetting corporate carbon emissions needs to increase ten-fold to drive meaningful climate action, says a landmark report by Trove Research and UCL.

Terra.do: Would you like to work for climate? – The Financial Express

One of the aims is to get the learners at Terra.do inspire their contacts and others to work for mitigating climate change in various capacities—both personal and professional. Climate is literally everything under the sun. In case you wish to…

New research examines why some firms prepare for natural disasters and others don’t

(Strategic Management Society) Managers may fail to learn from past experiences if they do not consider a recent disaster as representative of future events. Even when managers learn from experience, they may lack organizational influence and find they are unable to leverage learning to inform decision-making. Managers may also over- or under-estimate disaster risk and, thus, over or under prepare. Willingness to learn from other organizations about how to manage natural disaster risk is also important.

UK’s Oldest Factory Forged Liberty Bell and Big Ben—And the Public is Rallying to Keep a Hotel Out

A group of campaigners and artists have joined together to throw a significant spanner in the works of a venture capital firm’s takeover of a historic London foundry. Plans to turn the site into a boutique hotel with office space for “creatives” and a café and restaurant has earned the ire of artists, former foundry […]

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