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    Chinese artist Cheng Ran

    The nonprofit K11 Art Foundation funded a three-month residency at the New Museum for the Chinese artist Cheng Ran. Sponsored by This area is where sponsors can add text content up to as much as they want. An entire paragraph if they wish. More

  • Exciting new green technology of the future

    If we want to live in an eco-friendly future we need to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and become more energy efficient – here is some of the future tech helping us go green. Source: Science Focus. Original By: Gertie Goddard – 01st August, 2017 at 00:00 In his film Before the Flood, Leonardo […] More

  • The Top Reasons Young People Drop Out of Church

    Source: Christianity Today. Original Story By: Griffin Paul Jackson – January 15, 2019 1:39 AM Even with 1 in 4 leaving over politics, college kids are more likely to return after a hiatus than leave for good. Slightly fewer young adults are dropping out of church after high school, but those who do have more serious reasons […] More

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  • Kids need these 3 things, but parents aren't delivering

    Original story by: Katherine Martinko  February 12, 2020 It’s one thing to criticize kids’ tech habits, but what alternatives do parents offer them? Parents are fed up with their children’s addictions to technology. According to Nir Eyal, an author and instructor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, there are YouTube videos of parents storming into […] More

  • This tiny but mighty California bureau is taking on polluters

    By Yvette Cabrera on Feb 21, 2020 California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced today that his agency is suing the Federal Aviation Administration, the San Bernardino International Airport Authority, and the developer of an air cargo facility for unlawfully approving a controversial airport expansion without adequate environmental analysis. The nearly 700,000 square-foot warehouse, which is […] More

  • BHP's divide and conquer

                                             Original Story by: Liz Downes – 21st February 2020 BHP is putting pressure on vulnerable ecosystems and communities in a mega-biodiverse region of Ecuador despite flaunting its commitment to environmental sustainability. The world’s biggest mining […] More

  • Wall Street Has a $1 Trillion Climate Risk

    Original story by Alastair Marsh February 21, 2020, 3:46 AM PST Lenders face risk of polluting firms defaulting, report says Banks also stand to gain from demand for sustainable finance Global efforts to slow climate change could cost the financial industry $1 trillion. That’s how much the consultancy Oliver Wyman estimates banks, insurers and asset managers […] More

  • Your car has a weight problem and we need to regulate it

    Original story by Jesse Frederik Is it a plane? Is it a steel factory? No, SUVs are the second fastest-growing source of CO2 emissions in the world. Until car weight is better regulated, manufacturers will not build smaller cars. Weighing in at a whopping 3,200kg <span data-content="References to pounds that are whole numbers have been […] More

  • Antarctica heat waves melts 20% of an island's snow in 9 day

    Original story by Scottie Andrew, CNN  Updated 9:20 PM ET, Mon February 24, 2020 (CNN) A nine-day heat wave scorched Antarctica’s northern tip earlier this month. New NASA images reveal that nearly a quarter of an Antarctic island’s snow cover melted in that time — an increasingly common symptom of the climate crisis. The images […] More

  • Voters Really Care About Climate Change

    For Democrats, climate change is now one of the two most important issues in politics, according to a new poll. Original Story By: Robinson Meyer ,  February 21, 2020 It’s not a fluke, an error, or an outlier. In poll after poll, the results are clear: Climate change is one of the most important issues […] More

  • Bill Gates-led fund pumping millions into lithium mining tech

    Original Story By Max de Haldevang It takes an estimated 70,000 liters of water to mine a single ton of lithium, an alkali metal that humanity may come to depend on as it turns to batteries to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels. Lithium is often found in the world’s driest places, and its production […] More

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  • The Worlds Top 1% Polluters

    In October 2018 we received the IPCC’s latest report on climate change which gave us 12 years to turn around our behaviour to preserve conditions on the planet which are compatible with human life.  Soon afterward I noted that life carried on as usual immediately after this news as if everyone was waiting for everyone […] More

  • Who's Who – Owl Lineup

    These owls may wear the same game face, but when it comes to personality, they’re as different as day and night. By Purbita Saha It’s not easy to get owls to mug for the camera. Even in captivity the birds remain aloof, unruffled by the flash and unmoved by attempts to bribe them. Photographer Brad […] More

  • Here’s What Happens When Public Transit Is Free

    Cities in the U.S. and around the world are making buses and trains free for residents, aiming to increase equality and tackle pollution. By Amy Crawford Candria Gray and her two children live in Worcester, Massachusetts, where they rely on city buses to get nearly everywhere: college classes, elementary school, the pediatrician’s office. By 2017, […] More