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France’s First Public Official with Down Syndrome Helps Everyone See Disability Differently

In the town of Arras in northern France, the country’s first ever appointed official with Down syndrome is leading from the front, changing hearts and minds and bringing a new perspective on mental disability. In 2020, Éléonore Laloux was appointed municipal councilor of Arras under the mayor Frédéric Leturque, for which she has received continual […]

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Democracies that fail to act on climate change face ‘existential’ threat – Reuters

LONDON, Oct 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Climate change poses “an existential challenge” for democratic governments and could lead to more authoritarian rule if efforts to curb global warming founder, fuelling a surge in catastrophic impacts from hunger to heatwaves,…

In ‘Termination Shock,’ Neal Stephenson Finally Takes on Global Warming – WIRED

Over lunch, roughly when we’d started considering dessert, I asked Stephenson how that reception feels. He seemed a little chagrined—and he told me a story that made me think he wasn’t sure those guys were in on the joke. When…

Texas Governor Tells U.N. To ‘Pound Sand’ Over Green-Energy Diktat

The United Nations, awash in greenie ideology, has decided that now would be a good time to horn in on the state of Texas’s internal energy production. For its own good, of course: NEW YORK — The leader of the United Nations says Texas…

COP26 will decide the direction of the fight against global warming: Here’s what needs to go right – Firstpost

The ConversationOct 25, 2021 17:14:17 IST A week from today, a crucial round of United Nations climate change negotiations will begin in Glasgow and the stakes could not be higher. By the end, we’ll know how far nations are willing…

Above all, scientists fear tipping points of climate change | Daily Sabah – Daily Sabah

As the United Nations climate summit in Scotland’s Glasgow approach, leaders from around the world are gearing up for a do-or-die showdown to limit global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius (34.7 degrees Fahrenheit). However, breaching that limit may not be…

Key moments from decades of climate conferences – Reuters

Oct 25 (Reuters) – This year’s U.N. climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, marks the 26th time since 1995 that world leaders have gathered to confront global warming. But the realization that industrial activity was causing climate change, and discussions about…

Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, 59, Dies; Linked Weather Disasters to Climate Change – The New York Times

The lack of peer review made some in the scientific community uncomfortable, Dr. Cullen said. “We were still trying to convince other scientists that this could be done,” she said, adding that Dr. van Oldenborgh’s expertise and leadership were critical…

Is COP26 the last hope for limiting global warming? – swissinfo.ch

Climate activists Vanessa Nakate of Uganda and Greta Thunberg of Sweden gather with other young people during a ‘Fridays for Future’ protest in Milan, Italy, on October 1 Lapresse The United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) is seen by many as…

Cooling with Less Warming: Fighting Global Superpollutants – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Co-Authored with Prima Madan Countries are gearing up to address the climate crisis at the 33rd Meeting of the Parties (MOP33) to the Montreal Protocol next week and the climate summit COP26 in Glasgow later in November. Exactly five years ago, in 2016,…

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