Climate activist Greta Thunberg is imploring the world to be “brave” after a comprehensive new climate report by the United Nations concluded a hotter future is locked in. She told supporters it’s “up to us to be brave and take decisions based on the scientific evidence provided in these reports.”
Those promoting 5G argue for its economic benefits and say there’s no reason to assume it’s unsafe. Opponents counter we shouldn’t presume 5G’s safety and we could have reasons for concern…
A recent Harvard study shows that although rates of bias against sexual orientation and race have gone down over the past decade, they’ve gone up for weight. We see this play out in medical spaces, where doctors routinely blame weight for all health issues, in workplaces where plus-size employees are less likely to be promoted.
A killer whale stranded on a rocky shore in Alaska was saved in an hours-long rescue effort by boaters, locals and wildlife officials. The 20-ft (6 metres) orca was spotted washed up on Prince of Wales island last Thursday, apparently stuck in a crevice of rocks 4ft above the tide line.
It’s hard to believe the bald eagle was on the brink of extinction in the Lower 48 United States just a half-century ago, given how common the majestic birds are all over the country nowadays. Some American farmers are wondering if maybe we have too much of a good thing, given a recent uptick of eagles’ preying on livestock.
Mohan's research underscores an uncomfortable truth: Human activity is invigorating a plant that only afflicts humans (and some other primates). The plant also thrives in areas where humans live, or have lived.
Why is the U.S. an outlier with regard to health care? What keeps the country from adopting a universal health care system, which most Americans have supported for many years now? And what exactly is Medicare for All?
What do you get when you surprise random people with an unexpected dance party on the streets of New York? Pure joy, community, and connection. The inspiring street performance group Improv Everywhere placed a decal on the pavement in a park that read, “stand here for dance party.”
The effects of climate change can be felt all over the globe in various ways, but America’s national parks seem to be suffering more than U.S. overall landmass. The only way to really turn things around across the board is to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions.
As an avid cook I wondered what orchestrating a sizable meal would be like in the two-burner kitchen of a 250-square-foot home. So I gave it a try with my favorite recipe.
When you decide to travel with elderly companions, there are some factors you might consider to make everyone’s time on the go as enjoyable as possible. With a little bit of planning, you can pick a great destination, travel safely, and make memories to last a lifetime!
While well-meaning philanthropy may help fill in the cracks, governance aims to fix the system through structural changes that empower and enable a society to move forward instead of backward. It is increasingly apparent that the best way to fight inequality is by spreading the equity around.
Critical race theory provides techniques to analyze U.S. history and legal institutions by acknowledging that racial problems do not go away when we leave them unaddressed. Critical race theorists are interested not just in studying the law and systems of racism, but in changing them for the better.
What if there were a way to harness the oceanic forces, waves, and currently to help clean up the seas? A potential solution for sustainable clean-up is harnessing oceanic forces through ocean power technology.