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News & Updates
January 20, 2020 Why Your Community Needs An Environmental Sustainability CoordinatorSource: Forbes
“Empowering learners by awakening their curiosity and passion to transform themselves and the world.” That’s the mission at Odyssey STEM Academy (@OdysseyPUSD) in Paramount USD, a small school district just east of Compton in...
December 20, 2019 Scotland Seeks New Vote On Independence As U.K. Hurtles Toward BrexitSource: NPR
The people of Scotland have already rejected the U.K.'s political agenda, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says — and now she wants them to vote in a public referendum on leaving the U.K. altogether. Sturgeon says she's...
December 18, 2019 London has spent billions, but no one can escape climate changeSource: CNN
London-The stark reality of climate change is that even the cities that seem best defended against rising sea levels face the potential of catastrophic flooding.
Research & Insights
The change in job openings left the gap between vacancies and those considered unemployed at 1.37 million, a decrease of 123,000 from May. Unemployed workers are defined as those out of work who have looked for a job and are...
Source: UN Environment
Showcasing the success of large-scale restoration of landscapes burdened by natural or man-made disasters, UN Environment today launched the report: Restoring forests and landscapes, the key to sustainable future.
AT&T Inc's (T.N) quarterly profit topped Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier lowered operating costs and introduced new promotions bundling video with phone service that helped it compete in a...
Commentary & Opinion
November 6, 2019 James Breslo: California's housing crisis -- Blame Facebook, Google, Apple? Nope, here's the real culpritSource: Fox Business
Who is responsible for California’s affordable housing crisis? If you listen to the state’s Democrats, their oppressive housing regulations have nothing to do with it. Rather, big, bad, for-profit technology corporations are to...
September 10, 2019 US wants energy dominance regardless of what happens to oil prices, deputy energy secretary saysSource: CNBC
The U.S. deputy energy secretary told CNBC Monday that America wants to achieve energy dominance regardless of what happens to oil price
Home Depot co-founders Bernie Marcus and Ken Langone on the challenges they faced getting the retailer off the ground to become the success it is today and the potential pitfalls of socialism.
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