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September 30, 2020 Cuomo presses NYC to clean up its act, hinting at National Guard assistanceSource: Fox News
Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to slash state funding to New York City if it doesn't increase efforts to tamp down on crime and clean up trash in the midst of a pandemic, even offering to send in the National Guard to help.
September 29, 2020 L.A. Metro Board approves comprehensive moving beyond sustainability planSource: Mass Transit
The plan outlines a comprehensive sustainability strategy for the next decade to make L.A. Metro facilities greener, reduce air pollution and trash from construction and reduce smog and greenhouse gases across L.A. County.
Source: The Cattle Site
Today we’re partnering with Cargill, the Walmart Foundation and World Wildlife Fund in a five-year project to support ranchers implementing regenerative grazing practices across 1 million acres in the Northern Great Plains.
Research & Insights
Source: Good News Network
Reducing carbon emissions while increasing gross domestic product is not only possible, but is already happening in almost every state in America, according to a new report.
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.
Commentary & Opinion
A top federal health official is issuing a dire warning: Follow recommended coronavirus measures or risk having the worst fall in US public health history. "For your country right now and for the war that we're in against Covid,...
July 29, 2020 New York Post columnist describes NYC as 'disaster area,' predicts many who have left won't returnSource: Fox News
In a Post opinion piece published late Sunday, Markowicz described the city as "empty" and "hurting," beset by violent crime, homelessness, and other quality of life isses such as an increase in graffiti.
February 19, 2020 The Guardian view on Europe after Brexit: unity is strength - EditorialSource: The Guardian
These are strange and somewhat disorientating times for the European Union. A multipolar world in which China’s influence grows, and Donald Trump’s United States is at best an erratic ally, has created new dilemmas and dangers.
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