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Strong leadership must emerge to drive Pacific COP climate ambition forward - Greenpeace
Strong leadership must emerge to drive Pacific COP climate ambition forward - Greenpeace
11/20/2017 2:29:22 AM
The Trump administration failed to stop the global climate talks from moving forward, despite its  announcement to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, but the world is still in urgent need of action.
Yemen: Blockade by Saudi-Led Coalition Hindering Medical Aid
Yemen: Blockade by Saudi-Led Coalition Hindering Medical Aid
11/20/2017 2:18:06 AM
The Saudi-led coalition’s continuing blockade of Yemen’s ports and airports is significantly hindering the efforts of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and other humanitarian organizations to provide lifesaving assistance to people in the war-torn country.
SEC’s Annual Report Confirms $50 Million Paid to Whistleblowers
11/17/2017 1:14:16 PM
Washington, DC, November 16, 2017.  The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Whistleblower issued its annual report today. The Commission confirmed that “whistleblowers have provided tremendous value to its enforcement efforts and significantly helped investors.” It also confirmed that whistleblower disclosures have “directly” contributed to “hundreds of …
COP23 puts a strong focus on ambition, even as countries defer immediate action
COP23 puts a strong focus on ambition, even as countries defer immediate action
11/17/2017 11:05:41 AM
As the UN climate talks end later today, WWF recognizes the progress made on laying the groundwork for increasing climate ambition up to 2020 and beyond, but notes that 2018 will be key for countries to clearly signal their intention to step up and enhance their climate plans.
UN Leaders appeal for immediate lifting of humanitarian blockade in Yemen – Millions of lives at imminent risk
UN Leaders appeal for immediate lifting of humanitarian blockade in Yemen – Millions of lives at imminent risk
11/17/2017 11:01:49 AM
“While the Saudi-led military coalition has partially lifted the recent blockade of Yemen, closure of much of the country’s air, sea and land ports is making an already catastrophic situation far worse.
Ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s appearance at the UN climate talks, 14 Greenpeace Germany activists protested on a coal freighter on the Rhine River calling for a coal phase-out in Germany.
Ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s appearance at the UN climate talks, 14 Greenpeace Germany activists protested on a coal freighter on the Rhine River calling for a coal phase-out in Germany.
11/17/2017 10:12:03 AM
The activists laid out a banner reading “Merkel’s Dirty Secret: Coal” as it passed by the UN climate conference being held in Bonn. The ship supplies German coal-fired power plants with several thousand tons of imported hard coal shipped from Rotterdam harbour, Germany’s largest supplier of imported coal.
Author Carl E. Moyler Pens a Compelling Comparative Investigation between Two Well-Known Leaders
Author Carl E. Moyler Pens a Compelling Comparative Investigation between Two Well-Known Leaders
11/17/2017 8:00:00 AM
In his book titled “On Freedom and Revolt: A Comparative Investigation,” author Carl Moyler compares the thoughts and writings of two prominent Nobel Prize winners - Albert Camus and Martin Luther King, Jr.
World Leaders Must Use ASEAN Summit to End Horrific Violence Against Rohingya
World Leaders Must Use ASEAN Summit to End Horrific Violence Against Rohingya
11/13/2017 10:26:14 AM
Save the Children is urging world leaders attending the ASEAN summit in the Philippines to use their influence to end the violence, killing and persecution faced by Rohingya in Myanmar.
World’s eyes on Norway as historic climate trial begins
World’s eyes on Norway as historic climate trial begins
11/13/2017 10:12:36 AM
Norway’s Grandparents Climate Campaign has also joined the case, as intervenors against the government and in support of the environmental groups. Truls Gulowsen, Head of Greenpeace Norway said: “This is a big day for all of us fighting climate change and greedy governments around the world.
State of Play on Negotiations: Will COP23 Meet Ambition?
State of Play on Negotiations: Will COP23 Meet Ambition?
11/10/2017 5:58:43 PM
Negotiators have just seven days to hammer out crucial details that will ensure the Paris Agreement stays on track to be fully operational by 2020. Specifically, key issues in the rules governing the Paris Agreement’s implementation and important discussions about how countries can improve their national climate plans – due to be submitted by 2020 – must be agreed here at …
Sweeping Account of Black History Highlighted in Debut Documentary Book
Sweeping Account of Black History Highlighted in Debut Documentary Book
11/9/2017 3:43:16 PM
Accurate historical accounts coupled with concise analysis, Glen Watkins glosses over the roots of the African American struggle in his book, The Black American: A Documentary History.
Qualcomm Signs Memoranda of Understanding with Xiaomi, OPPO and vivo as Part of a Bilateral Trade Mission
Qualcomm Signs Memoranda of Understanding with Xiaomi, OPPO and vivo as Part of a Bilateral Trade Mission
11/9/2017 10:52:36 AM
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced that it has signed three non-binding memoranda of understanding (MoU) wherein Xiaomi Communications Co., Ltd., Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund backs breakthrough robotics and AI projects
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund backs breakthrough robotics and AI projects
11/9/2017 4:51:51 AM
The awards announced are part of the government’s £93 million of funding for the robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) in extreme environments programme through the ISCF, which was announced in the April 2017 Budget.
Dr. Liz de las Cuevas, noted Educator and Business Professional, announces Candidacy for State House District 114
11/8/2017 6:13:16 PM
Dr. Liz de las Cuevas, Ed.D., has announced her candidacy for State Representative in legislative District 114 for the upcoming 2018 election cycle. Dr.
ONE: Paradise Papers show why the EU must now get tough on money laundering
ONE: Paradise Papers show why the EU must now get tough on money laundering
11/8/2017 8:42:18 AM
As long-time campaigners on transparency in the financial system, The ONE Campaign calls on legislators to close loopholes in the EU’s Anti Money Laundering Directive (AMLD) and make public who owns and controls companies and trusts, to help stop the siphoning of billions out of the world’s poorest countries.
How to Solve the Climate Crisis
How to Solve the Climate Crisis
11/7/2017 11:24:19 AM
To address one of humankind’s most pressing issues, Raymond Empereur, a retired public health and nonprofit executive, wrote the book Global Warming and Climate Change as an introduction to climate change and the current state of the world’s climate.
Enel Wins 242 MW of New Solar, Wind and Geothermal Capacity in Chile’s Tender
Enel Wins 242 MW of New Solar, Wind and Geothermal Capacity in Chile’s Tender
11/6/2017 1:53:05 PM
Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), acting through its subsidiary Enel Generación Chile, has been awarded the supply of 1.180 TWh per year to a number of Chilean distribution companies through the tender launched by the country’s National Energy Commission (Comisión Nacional de Energía), and aimed at meeting the energy demand of regulated market customers over the 2024-2043 period.  …
Total to conform to any US sanctions on Iran: CEO
Total to conform to any US sanctions on Iran: CEO
11/6/2017 1:48:00 PM
Total has opened an office in Washington to coordinate its operations in Iran where the French oil and gas major plans to develop Phase 11 of the giant South Pars gas field.
The Word of God as a Guide through Life
The Word of God as a Guide through Life
11/6/2017 10:35:20 AM
Life is a constant quest for one’s purpose and God’s will. Written by James Henry Lincoln Sr., Believe, Believe, Believe aims to reveal the will of God in a person’s life in times of doubt and lift readers up to be more confident in their connection with God.
The summit of cardiology to return to London despite Brexit as the city commits to healthy streets
The summit of cardiology to return to London despite Brexit as the city commits to healthy streets
11/6/2017 1:58:38 AM
The ESC decision is a huge vote of confidence in London’s position as a world-class city for conferences and events, as well as a leading centre for medical research.