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A low-carbon economy is cheaper than the costs of climate change, a report says.

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After a summer of extreme heat, wildfires and floods in Europe, the costs of climate change — human and financial — have become increasingly stark. And a new report by the European Central Bank has reaffirmed the severe consequences of delays or inaction on climate change. Banks and companies in......

Founder Institute announces the launch of Delhi Chapter

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Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute Launches Pre-Seed Startup Accelerator in New Delhi. Online program aims to help build 20 promising technology companies per year in New Delhi DELHI, India – Sept. 22, 2021 – — The Founder Institute (FI.co), the world’s largest pre-seed accelerator, announced today that it is officially launching its......

At U.N., Biden Calls for Diplomacy, not Conflict, but Some Are Skeptical

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President Biden, fighting mounting doubts among America’s allies about his commitment to working with them, used his debut address to the United Nations on Tuesday to call for “relentless diplomacy” on climate change, the pandemic and efforts to blunt the expanding influence of autocratic nations like China and Russia. In......

China Pledges to Stop Building Coal-Burning Power Plants Abroad

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In a move designed to bolster Beijing’s climate credentials, President Xi Jinping of China said Tuesday that his country would stop building coal-burning power plants overseas, ending its support for construction projects that rely on the world’s dirtiest fossil fuel. “China will step up support for other developing countries in......

California’s Wildfires Had an Invisible Impact: High Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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This wildfire season so far in California has been extraordinary, producing thousands of fires — including one that, at nearly a million acres burned, is the largest single fire in state history — and spewing so much smoke that air quality has been affected thousands of miles away. Wildfires can......

The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual

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   The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual LA JOLLA, Calif. – Sept. 21, 2021 – — At La Jolla Montessori School, a bilingual preschool in La Jolla, teachers focus on dual language immersion starting at age three. Research shows that thinking, listening, learning, understanding, justifying, questioning and paying close attention......

Biden vows to double aid on climate change, one of the key issues facing leaders.

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President Biden said on Tuesday that his administration would seek to double aid aimed at helping developing nations address climate change, raising a pledge he made in April to about $11.4 billion a year by 2024. The pledge is considered critical to the success of United Nations-led climate talks that......

Endangered African Penguins, With Multiple Bee Stings, Are Found Dead

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More than 60 endangered African penguins were recently found dead, all with multiple bee stings and no other external injuries, according to officials in a coastal city in South Africa where the birds regularly migrate. Sixty-three dead African penguins were found Friday at the Boulders Penguin Colony, in Simon’s Town,......

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