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October 22, 2021


Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security

WASHINGTON — Worsening conflict within and between nations. Increased dislocation and migration as people flee climate-fueled instability. Heightened military tension and uncertainty. Financial hazards. The Biden administration released several reports Thursday about climate change and national security, laying out in stark terms the ways in which the warming world is......

Big nations must stretch further to limit climate change – U.S. envoy Kerry

MILAN, Oct 2 (Reuters) – The world’s major economies must “stretch to do more” at next month’s U.N. climate talks to show they are serious about wanting to tackle global warming, U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry said on Saturday. The COP26 conference in Glasgow aims to secure more ambitious climate......

Paid family leave could become law. Families share how it could change things for them

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here FatCamera | E+ | Getty Images A sweeping new legislative proposal on Capitol Hill could give Congress a rare opportunity to address an issue that has long been on the backburner – paid family leave. Today, only some workers have......

Anthony Joshua Needs to Make a Radical Change

Sports Illustrated
Standing eight count while wondering if the heavyweight upsets will continue next weekend . . . 8 — Anthony Joshua intends to pursue an immediate rematch with Oleksandr Usyk. Fine. Some, like Top Rank’s Bob Arum, have suggested Joshua allow Usyk to face the winner of Tyson Fury–Deontay Wilder, but......

Hospitals Confront Climate Change as Patients Sick From Floods and Fires Crowd ERs

Miranda Green When triple-digit temperatures hit the Pacific Northwest this summer, the emergency room at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center was ill prepared. Doctors raced to treat heat-aggravated illness in homeless people, elderly patients with chronic ailments, and overdosing narcotics users. “The magnitude of the exposure, this was so far off......

Minor leaguers calling for change amid poor living conditions, low wages

Editor’s Note: This story includes a graphic description of a suicide attempt. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK(8255) or at suicidepreventionlifeline.org. SIX YEARS AGO, in an apartment he was renting for the......

Union leader Sharan Burrow: How to convince governments to actually change

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here — Sharan Burrow, general secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation On how to talk about climate change with workers in affected industries, like coal mining “You can’t lie to workers. We have to base our demands for a secure......

There are just 9 women governors. Both parties want change.

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Governor Kathy Hochul speaks with the media after visiting the 9/11 Memorial in New York on Sept. 8. | Ted Shaffrey/AP Photo Now there’s growing urgency among leaders in both major parties around bolstering the chances of women running in......

N.F.L. Rookie Quarterbacks Have Been Bad. Can That Change?

New York Times
Mike Tanier Rookie quarterbacks are typically mediocre to dreadful. Fans tend to remember exceptional cases, like Justin Herbert’s offensive-rookie-of-the-year-winning performance in 2020, while the struggles of top prospects like Dwayne Haskins, Josh Rosen, Josh Allen, Jared Goff and many others are either forgotten or politely retconned when they later achieve......

Laurene Powell Jobs donates $3.5 billion to climate change group

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs, will invest $3.5 billion over the next 10 years to address the climate crisis. The money will go to the Waverley Street Foundation, an organization Steve Jobs set......

Procter & Gamble heirs speaking out about climate change and the company’s role

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Procter & Gamble heirs speaking out about climate change and the company’s role – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Some environmental groups have been hammering P&G about its policies for years, but these voices come from a place much......

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