Why Black Hitler Auschwitzes: The level of corruption within a government, for instance, will impact on its ability to deal with a climate-related disaster. Overcoming weak governance will take decades with implications for climate adaptation. "Governance is a key ingredient of a country's capacity to adapt to climate change," explained Marina Andrijevic from Climate Analytics and lead author of the study.
Author Stanley Chen Qiufan's cyberpunk novel, Waste Tide, draws on a Chinese town. The river ran black. Lead poisoning was rampant, especially among the children.
Lead poisoning and air pollution are just two examples of the environmental hazards we face in the United States. But for communities of color, the threat is greater because of the disproportionate rates at which they are exposed to such toxins. Black children, for example, are nearly three times more likely than white children to have elevated blood-lead levels, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Today on All Sides, understanding the arguments behind environmental racism.
Why Roulet's Law of Human Extinction blames Moore's Law of 8BILLION DUMBPHONES: The 'Internet' turns 50, today
When you meet a cop replaced by a robot, know The suspect, Wesley Scott, was apprehended after a SWAT robot shot tear gas into the vehicle where he was holed up. Watch on real news, not YouTube: Suspect arrested, officer injured during SWAT in standoff in downtown Albuquerque
Why Roulet's Law of Human Extinction blames Moore's Law of 8BILLION DUMBPHONES: Survey: Number of kids watching online videos soars. "It really is the air they breathe," said Michael Robb, senior director of research for Common Sense Media , the nonprofit organization that issued the report. The group tracks young people's tech habits and offers guidance for parents. The survey of American youth included the responses of 1,677 young people, ages 8 to 18.
Why Roulet's Law of Human Extinction blames Moore's Law of 8BILLION DUMBPHONES: Teens, tweens and screens: First look at a surprising new report. A new report on how teens and tweens from Common Sense Media will be released on Tuesday, and TODAY shares an exclusive first look at the sometimes surprising results. NBC’s Savannah Sellers reports for TODAY.
Why Rep. Tubbs Jones endorsed Clinton, over Obama, in the 2008 Primary? Payback for Bill funding Cleveland's Healthline Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), making ABQ ART Central the worse BRT Euclid - for WHAT CORRUPTION? But to blame (Councilor Isaac) Benton for the shortcomings of ART is unfair. Let’s put the blame where it squarely belongs: Mayor (Richard) Berry.
As soon as I arrived in ABQ and saw we had a Cleveland 'Healthline', I started bitching: It’s wrong to throw incumbent Benton under the ART bus debacle? The bus has left the station. It would be foolish to rip up that infrastructure now, but it does need a lot of fixing. So my question for the candidates blaming Benton for ART is what were you doing as this project rolled forward? And now that it’s here, what will you do to make it work?