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Sorry, but the Virus Shows Why There Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change – Foreign Policy

School students gather to demand action on climate change in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 20, 2019. Jenny Evans/Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life, caused widespread sickness and fatalities, and sent the global economy careening toward a depression….

Why shutting down for coronavirus matters

Schools and offices are closed. There are no sports or concerts to attend. Restaurants, stores and churches are ghost towns. And there’s a cap and gown sitting on my dining room table for a graduation ceremony in May that’s unlikely…

Coronavirus/Global Warming – Ron Pal | Letters – Caledonian Record

Coronavirus/Global Warming To the Editor: My last letter to editor “Serious Talk on Global Warming” stated many things that needed to happen to combat global warming. See items 1 thru 11 in that letter. They were things that we would…

10 women who made automotive history

From record-breaking races to inspirational innovation, women have been an invaluable force in the automotive industry since its inception. As we recognize Women’s History Month in March, here are 10 women whose contributions to the car world have earned them…

Make a simple homemade electrolyte drink

There’s a difference between an extreme athlete and a low-key exerciser in terms of electrolyte needs, but how you feel after a workout matters. (Photo: KieferPix/Shutterstock) Store-bought bottled electrolyte drinks are made with chemically treated, refined sugars, they contain food…

News Corp finds someone to blame after pulling the plug on AAP (hint: it’s not News Corp) | Weekly Beast

The demise of AAP has unexpectedly ignited a war of words between media companies over who is to blame. According to News Corp – one of the major shareholders who actually took the decision to close AAP – the shuttering…

Say goodbye to power outages, says UBC Okanagan engineer

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) With the goal of eliminating brownouts and blackouts, new research from UBC’s Okanagan School of Engineering is redesigning how electricity is distributed within power grids.The research describes a power system operation that will consist of multiple microgrids–separate grids operating like individual islands that can disconnect from the main power supply and run independently.

Labor asks PM if Bridget McKenzie’s sports grants document was backdated – politics live

While I am still wearing my ranty pants about the wellbeing budget mocking Josh Frydenberg has engaged in ALL week, Jacinda Ardern is visiting Australia this week, and New Zealand DOES have a wellbeing budget, as part of its annual…

Bill Shorten asks Coalition about robodebt duty of care – politics live

And question time ends. Scott Morrison says something to Anthony Albanese across the table and leaves. We have reached the inevitable conclusion of the Labor motion failing, and question time moves into a dixer to Karen Andrews. The punishment does…