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Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns

Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advoc...

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns

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Taylor Swift Used Her 2019 VMAs Speech to Advocate for the Equality Act. Here’s What the Bill Would Do After opening the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards with a performance of her song “You Need to Calm Down,” Taylor Swift used her Video of the Year acceptance speech to call out the Trump admini...
21:17, 08/27/2019

'Emulate his example’ urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General António Guterres said marking the International Da...
06:34, 07/18/2019

'Emulate his example' urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message marking the I...
14:17, 07/27/2019

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and...
18:17, 04/28/2019

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle ad...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Religions for Peace: Women push for gender equality At this year's global religion summit on Lake Constance, female delegates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East made clear women must have a greater say....
12:51, 08/23/2019

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered ...
00:51, 06/16/2019

New UN campaign to bring youth into gender equality fight The U.N. women's agency is launching a campaign to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender equality ahead of next year's 25th anniversary of the conference that adopted ...
03:17, 05/07/2019

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the si...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remai...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in th...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Varsity esports? This all-girls school in Ohio is tackling gender equality through gaming Hathaway Brown private school near Cleveland became the first U.S. all-girls school to launch a varsity esports program during last year.       ...
15:34, 07/23/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services...
06:51, 05/18/2019

Iceland’s Prime Minister Talks Climate Change and Gender Equality Over Ice Cream Many cultures have native words for unique experiences. In Spain, families and friends sitting around after finishing a meal are having a sobremesa. Germans enjoying the solitude of being alone in the...
17:34, 07/25/2019

How ‘The Equal Edit’ campaign is improving gender equality in Swedish history on Wikipedia During history lessons at school, we were taught about conflicts, innovation, and resolutions that made the world what it is today — without telling the stories of the other half the population. Histo...
18:34, 08/19/2019

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day...
15:51, 06/08/2019

Grenfell fire chief Dany Cotton: I was sent death threats after gender equality bid to rename Fireman Sam London's first female fire chief Dany Cotton says some men still feel threatened by women in power and that when she joined up several officers refused to work with her....
11:17, 07/02/2019

Teen Choice Awards winners 2019: Taylor Swift urges fans to take a stand for gender equality ​​Taylor Swift asked her fans to get behind US football player Alex Morgan's campaign for gender equality in a passionate speech as she received the inaugural Icon Award at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards...
23:34, 08/12/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred an...
05:17, 06/11/2019

America's favorite booze varies by gender, education level According to a new Gallup poll, the number of people who prefer liquor as their first adult beverage choice has caught up to wine.       ...
18:00, 08/13/2019

Battle over education Arizona education vouchers grows PHOENIX (AP) – A Republican state representative and Arizona’s Democratic superintendent of public instruction are sparring over a backlog of pending applications from families for private...
09:34, 07/22/2019

Accessibility needs to be at the forefront of tech — here’s why In March 2019 IKEA was praised for partnering with nonprofits to develop accessories that make its products more accessible for people with impairments. It’s a novel step forward but I can’t shake the...
20:51, 05/16/2019

'PSA is at the forefront of normalising electric cars' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the general public...
14:00, 06/21/2019

'PSA is at the forefront of getting electric cars normalised' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the general public...
13:34, 06/20/2019

Abortion in the forefront of US House races near Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — One of the primary backers of Georgia’s abortion ban is set to announce a run for congress. State Sen. Renee Unterman’s candidacy is likely to bring abortion rights to the f...
21:00, 06/06/2019

'No-Deal' Brexit Returns to Forefront of Debate Most lawmakers oppose it. Business executives are terrified of it. But the favorites jostling to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May are talking up Britain’s abrupt exit from the EU after years of inco...
13:51, 05/28/2019

Venezuela thrust to forefront of US-Russia clashes WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s support for Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro has become the latest flashpoint in deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, movi...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Allegations remain in forefront for Kavanaugh, 7 months after his confirmation Seven months after he joined the US Supreme Court, the cloud of Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations still hangs over Justice Brett Kavanaugh, recalled in media reports across the politi...
01:34, 05/04/2019

Sudanese women at forefront of protests after years of oppression Mervat al-Neel was one of the many women whose protests helped bring down Sudanese autocrat Omar Hassan al-Bashir. Now she is standing up to the generals who replaced him....
14:17, 04/30/2019

Armed Forces Must Be At Forefront To Combat Bioterrorism: Rajnath Singh Bioterrorism is a real threat in today's time and the armed forces medical services should be at the forefront of combating the menace, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said today....
16:18, 09/12/2019

"Hope My Story Inspires," Says Woman At Forefront Of India's #MeToo A woman who accused her co-worker and boyfriend of sexual harassment at the peak of India's #MeToo movement last year has spoken about her experience in a powerful 'Humans of Bombay' Facebook post....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Canada needs to keep Kovrig, Spavor at forefront of China relations, former detainee says Kevin Garratt spoke with Mercedes Stephenson on this week's episode of The West Block to share his experience and offer some advice to Canadian officials about next steps. ...
19:51, 05/19/2019

‘Big Little Lies’ star Adam Scott says ‘it’s great’ that women are at the forefront of the series Women dominate "Big Little Lies," both on the screen and in the behind-the-scenes power of Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, who are executive producers as well as stars of the HBO series....
00:17, 06/08/2019

Anthony Joshua starts Garden’s move back to boxing’s forefront The Knicks and the Rangers aren’t using Madison Square Garden these days, which is why it will become the Mecca of Boxing again, starting June 1, when heavyweight champion of the United Kingdom makes ...
10:17, 05/25/2019

8 ways to effectively advocate for AI Digital business transformation trailblazers who are actively promoting the adoption and use of artificial intelligence (AI) clearly need to be better at communicating, separating fact from science fi...
02:17, 08/30/2019

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Responders “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel....
01:34, 06/13/2019

Tensions ripple through Biden campaign as his past working relationship with a segregationist senator comes to the forefront Letters between Joe Biden and then-Sen. James O. Eastland, who called blacks “an inferior race,” show Biden attempting to work with him on antibusing legislation in the 1970s....
05:17, 06/21/2019

Pressure, prayers and protests: Amazon fires push Brazil to the forefront of international conversations Under pressure from domestic and international sources, the Brazilian government sends 44,000 troops to help fight the fires raging in the Amazon.        ...
04:17, 08/26/2019

US Veteran And Avid Hunter Becomes Unlikely Gun Control Advocate An avid hunter and ex-soldier who knows how to handle a weapon, Vic Bencomo has a new preoccupation: tightening gun regulation in the United States, where firearms take tens of thousands of lives a......
03:51, 09/13/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's devastating Achilles injury brings humanity of game to forefront Kevin Durant's Achilles injury was first met with inexcusable cheers. But after that, what happened in Toronto brought out the humanity of the game.       ...
11:00, 06/11/2019

Black, queer culture at forefront of the 2019 Met Gala as Billy Porter, Lena Waithe glowed Thankfully, the black and queer voices and looks that helped define the camp genre were at the forefront of the 2019 Met Gala.        ...
07:34, 05/08/2019

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victi...
10:34, 05/30/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders usually know to keep to themselves....
06:51, 05/05/2019

Marca Bristo, Influential Advocate for the Disabled, Dies at 66 Paralyzed in an accident at 23, she devoted her life to changing perceptions of the disabled and was a key player in passing the Americans With Disabilities Act....
05:00, 09/09/2019

Tunisian LGBT rights advocate 'sticking with' bid for presidency Gay rights activist Mounir Baatour wants to become president in Tunisia — and is putting the fight for LGBT rights at the center of his election campaign. He doesn't have much a chance, but he's deter...
21:34, 07/07/2019

"Ex-Minister, MP, Advocate": P Chidambaram Lists Reasons For Interim Bail Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday moved an interim bail plea before a Delhi court in the INX Media case, saying that he enjoys the goodwill of society as a parliamentarian and there is.....
23:34, 09/02/2019

New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and most of those employees are white men. Women—particularly black and Hispanic women, are the least li...
23:51, 08/09/2019

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeerin...
16:51, 05/21/2019

Devil's advocate: are satanists now the good guys in the fight against the evangelical right? A new film, Hail Satan?, portrays the Satanic Temple as a voice of reason and humanism in the US. Has the time come to rehabilitate the dark lord?Over the past century of popular culture, Satan has ac...
17:34, 08/15/2019

Harlan Lane, Vigorous Advocate for Deaf Culture, Dies at 82 Dr. Lane saw the deaf as part of a distinct ethnic group with their own vibrant culture, and he opposed the use of cochlear implants for deaf children....
00:17, 07/29/2019

Billie Eilish is emerging as a powerful mental health advocate Eilish's status as one of the most prominent teenage musical voices means that she's in a uniquely important position to help her fans.        ...
17:34, 05/23/2019

Imran Khan A "Compulsive Liar" And Terrorists' Advocate: Pak Opposition Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is a "compulsive liar" and an advocate of terrorists, the country's opposition parties said on Wednesday, asserting that he tried his best to mislead the......
21:00, 07/24/2019

Adapting to extreme weather is important — but reducing emissions is key: advocate 'Adaptation is really important ... but I would say I think it’s really a side show to the much more important challenge which is reducing our carbon emissions.'...
17:17, 09/01/2019

State open government advocate fired for sexual misconduct Robert Freeman, the longtime head of the state Committee on Open Government, has been fired for behaving in a “sexually inappropriate manner” toward a female reporter, whom he kissed and fondled durin...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Sept. 11 first responders advocate Luis Alvarez hailed as a hero at funeral A former New York City police detective who fought to extend health benefits for first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks up to the final days of his life was hailed as a hero at his fune...
06:51, 07/04/2019

Advocate questions decision to kill pigeons pooping on Sid Buckwold Bridge The City of Saskatoon said relocating or displacing the birds is not recommended because they are likely to fly back or move into other civic spaces....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Billionaire victim advocate faces hearing in Vegas drug case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge says she’ll decide next month if a California tech billionaire and victim rights advocate should stand trial on felony drug trafficking charges after authorities say he ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Luis Alvarez, former NYPD Detective and 9/11 victims advocate, laid to rest The former NYPD detective Luis Alvarez's funeral was held on Wednesday in New York. The 53-year-old 9/11 victims advocate died due to cancer.        ...
18:34, 07/03/2019

Bernie Sanders talks health care and legacies with dying advocate Ady Barkan The future of health care in America has been the defining issue of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. But liberal activist Ady Barkan, who is dying of ALS, believes the debate has been too sha...
03:00, 09/04/2019

6 ways to improve your email campaigns Want to communicate about a new product to your customer or, want them to opt for your services? An email is not just an excellent way to communicate with your customers, but also a medium of conversi...
11:34, 05/07/2019

Hey, can you spare a kidney? Man campaigns for transplant JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man is getting creative while trying to find a kidney donor. The Johnson City Press reports 62-year-old Jeff Shevell is making T-shirts and car signs and launch...
22:51, 06/10/2019

FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Election Commission made a ruling today that will make it ...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Colorado immigration advocate killed in crash with Salvadoran who once sought sanctuary in church: report A Colorado father of five who was a staunch supporter for immigrant rights died last week when his motorcycle was hit by a Salvadoran man living in the United States illegally who had made headlines e...
03:17, 08/10/2019

Woman born with rare cyst condition defies odds, becomes disability rights advocate A 28-year-old Virginia woman has defied doctors’ expectations to become a disability rights advocate and health and fitness blogger after her parents were allegedly told that she wouldn’t survive birt...
21:00, 05/01/2019

‘I Have Lived in Repentance for the Past Several Years.’ Megachurch Pastor, Purity Advocate Says He’s No Longer Christian A former relationship guru and megachurch pastor who advocated premarital purity in his million-selling 1997 book “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” now says he’s “not a Christian”...
06:17, 08/01/2019

NYT: Russia is attacking 5G with health disinformation campaigns An explosive report suggests that Russia is behind a series of media attacks on 5G, stirring health doubts in an effort to delay rollouts by foreign rivals.Read More...
03:00, 05/14/2019

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. R...
22:17, 07/09/2019

Tunisian candidates start their presidential campaigns Tunisian presidential candidates began campaigning on Monday for the Sept. 15 election against a backdrop of economic troubles and a militant shooting that underlined the challenges facing the only de...
22:34, 09/03/2019

Tej Pratap Campaigns Against Father-In-Law Chandrika Rai In Bihar Tej Pratap, the elder son of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Yadav, is campaigning against his party, urging people not to vote for his father-in-law Chandrika Rai, an RJD candidate from Bihar's Saran...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Tom Brady campaigns for better 'Madden' speed rating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was among NFL players who expressed their annoyance at some of the ratings that were released Monday for the new edition of “Madden.”...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards election security. First up is ElectionGuard, an open ...
17:34, 05/06/2019

Porsche reveals updated 911 RSR for WEC and IMSA campaigns Porsche has revealed a revised 911 RSR that will race next season in the GTE Pro class of the World Endurance Championship and in the 2020 IMSA SportsCar Championship...
02:00, 07/07/2019

It’s illegal for campaigns to take things of value from foreigners: FEC boss The chairwoman of the Federal Elections Commission made clear in a statement Thursday that it’s illegal for a candidate to accept anything from foreign nationals during an election — a day after Presi...
04:51, 06/14/2019

Will The Equality Act Actually Do Anything? On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act—an act that provides sweeping protections for the LBGTQ community and the first of its kind to be passed by any chamber of Congress....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Jay Inslee, climate advocate who called Trump 'white nationalist,' drops out of 2020 presidential race Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Wednesday night he's "withdrawing" from the 2020 presidential race, as the Democrat said "it's become clear" he didn't have a shot at winning the primary....
10:51, 08/22/2019

UK leadership hopefuls launch campaigns to take control of Brexit Several of the leading candidates to become Britain's next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership campaigns on Monday, as the crowded contest offici...
07:51, 06/10/2019

Australia’s opposition leader campaigns on health, climate Australia’s opposition party officially has launched its election campaign putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks...
07:34, 05/05/2019

Australia's opposition leader campaigns on health, climate Australia's opposition party officially has launched its election campaign, putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks....
08:34, 05/05/2019

Campaigns are waged on and off the Game Of Thrones battlefield (newbies) Welcome to another season of Game Of Thrones reviews for those who have not read the books the series is based on. Since critics won’t be receiving screeners this season, each week we’ll publish the e...
06:17, 05/06/2019

Katz, Cabán campaigns at odds over 114 contested ballots The campaign teams of Melinda Katz and Tiffany Cabán will have to set aside their differences over 114 contested ballots in the too-close-to-call Queens DA Democratic primary while the recount gets un...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have not donated or have no plans to donate money to can...
15:51, 07/01/2019

In Bengal, Vidyasagar Lookalike Campaigns For BJP Amid Row Over Statue In the massive political row over the vandalism of an Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in clashes at BJP president Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata, the legendary 19th century reformer was seen in the......
17:17, 05/16/2019

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Slippers Thrown At Kamal Haasan As He Campaigns In Madurai Slippers were thrown at actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasanon Wednesday evening when he was campaigning in Tirupparankundram assembly constituency in Madurai. The slipper attack came three days after...
05:34, 05/16/2019

Xi Jinping says anti-corruption campaigns are no excuse to be 'lazy' Chinese President Xi Jinping has told officials not to use his signature anti-corruption campaign as an excuse to slack off and avoid difficult decisions, according to Chinese state media....
12:17, 07/10/2019

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections....
14:00, 06/06/2019

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their need...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Breaking Down Election Campaigns Of PM Modi And Rahul Gandhi In Numbers As campaigning for the seventh and the last phase of the national election comes to an end, we try to decode the science behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's campaigns...
10:51, 05/18/2019

Pyze raises $4.6 million for AI-driven analytics and marketing campaigns Pyze has raised $4.6 million in funding to expand its platform for AI-driven user analytics and campaign management for multiple marketing channels.Read More...
16:17, 07/25/2019

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
07:34, 06/20/2019

Stringer, Johnson and Adams raking it in for 2021 mayoral campaigns Stringer raised $313,087 from January 12 through July 11 — leaving him with $2.59 million cash on hand, according to campaign disclosure records made public Monday....
05:17, 07/16/2019

GoFundMe cancer care campaigns often don’t cover bills: study Crowdfunding isn’t going to replace health insurance any time soon. So says a new study published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine. In an analysis of over 1,000 GoFundMe page...
06:18, 09/11/2019

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accep...
11:34, 06/14/2019

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook propaganda networkClaims of misogynistic culture at ...
07:17, 08/02/2019

Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation: statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month...
00:17, 06/08/2019

Some 2020 Dems' campaigns spent big on Uber, Lyft -- even on day of boycott they backed Democratic presidential candidates spent hundreds of dollars on Uber and Lyft even as they supported the boycott of the ride-hailing services back in May....
11:51, 08/22/2019

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never having been pregnant....
04:51, 06/29/2019

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of doll...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Tata Motors To Organise Free Monsoon Check-Up Campaigns From July 15 Along with providing free check-ups, certain dealerships in select part of the country will also have new cars on display, loan and exchange fair and free evaluation of old cars....
15:00, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation -statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last mont...
01:17, 06/08/2019

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of th...
12:51, 08/23/2019

EU campaigns to raise data privacy rights awareness as survey shows gap Less than a third of Europeans are aware of all their rights under last year's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union said on Thursday as it launched a campaign to encourage mor...
16:34, 06/13/2019

Bill de Blasio ‘campaigns’ in Nevada desert after failing to make Dem debate Greetings from — anywhere but the Big Apple. Mayor Bill de Blasio wandered back onto the campaign trail Thursday, hitting the dusty Nevada desert after failing to make the third round of the Democrati...
04:17, 08/30/2019

The stars of The Kitchen on on-screen equality Tiffany Haddish, Melissa McCarthy and Elisabeth Moss talk all-female casts, box-office hopes and Kool-Aid picklesMelissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss and Tiffany Haddish are kicking back in the Warner Bro...
12:18, 09/14/2019

Trump Campaigns for House Candidate in Closely Watched North Carolina Race Dan Bishop, a staunch conservative well known for sponsoring a bill requiring transgender people to use restrooms based on the gender listed on their birth certificates, faces a tough race....
02:51, 09/10/2019

Google Disables YouTube Channels for Alleged Disinformation Campaigns in Hong Kong Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
23:51, 08/23/2019

Schiff blasts Giuliani over canceled Ukraine trip, says campaigns shouldn't get foreign help House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Sunday that Congress should take up legislation banning political campaigns from working with foreign governments in an effort to infl...
17:17, 05/12/2019

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components from semiconductors to the Google software that run...
17:51, 05/23/2019

‘Equality has to be more than words’: London City Lionesses go it alone The newly formed club decided to split away from Millwall at the end of last season in a bid to stand on their own feet“We want to show people that the time is now right that a women’s football club c...
05:34, 08/19/2019

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The...
13:17, 05/23/2019

Lewes FC: the football club who are making equality pay Two years ago Lewes decided to pay their women’s team as much as their men’s team. They have not regretted itBy Richard Foster for the Guardian Sport NetworkTwo years ago Lewes FC became the first foo...
17:00, 07/16/2019

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow tennis legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a celebrity and fighting for equality....
21:00, 07/13/2019

Serena: My fight for equality ends 'in my grave' Asked whether she should focus on tennis over being a celebrity or fighting for equality, Serena Williams responded, "The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will...
23:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan "England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women\u0027s soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England\u0027s women players sho...
16:17, 06/06/2019

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit of LGBTI acceptance for countries and companies seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?...
17:51, 06/12/2019

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012, Joe Biden went on Meet the Press to endorse marri...
13:51, 06/02/2019

Fighting for equality one world record at a time Having played the highest football match in history and broken the record for playing at the lowest point on earth, a group of footballers are now focusing on another world record -- for the largest n...
20:17, 06/27/2019

Equality FC: A small football club with a big commitment With the US Women's team suing their own federation ahead of the World Cup, the discussion around football's gender pay disparity is growing. DW visited the first club in the world to publicly commit ...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protes...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook shuts down Israel-based disinformation campaigns as election manipulation increasingly goes global Facebook said it shut down 265 fake accounts run by an Israeli social media company on Thursday for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” as it sought to affect politics in African, Latin Ame...
23:17, 05/16/2019

South African voters fear mobile political campaigns will steal their personal info Mobile technology will arguably go down in history as the most successful innovation of our lifetime. Mobile devices, especially phones, are ubiquitous in large parts of the world. On the African cont...
18:34, 05/17/2019

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts legend King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a celebrity and fighting for equality....
09:34, 07/14/2019

Soccer: U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women's soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England's women players should adopt a...
17:00, 06/06/2019

USWNT World Cup victory is ultimate validation for equality Former USWNT star Kristine Lilly was in Lyon, France for the Women’s World Cup Final, where the United States emerged as back-to-back champions after a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. Lill...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Week after debate, Biden and Harris campaigns engage in nasty Twitter feud over school busing High-level campaign staffers for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris engaged in a fiery exchange on Twitter on Wednesday over the candidates' positions on school busing. ...
08:51, 07/04/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges Americans to vaccinate their kids, ignore 'mass disinformation campaigns' Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said Friday the federal government will continue to defer to individual states on vaccine mandates and exemptions but nevertheless insisted parents sho...
22:51, 06/14/2019

Schiff, House Intelligence chair, says he first learned of Russian attacks on Senate campaigns at a security forum The California Democrat recalled his surprise when a Microsoft representative said at a conference last year that three Senate campaigns had been attacked by what seemed like the same Russian governme...
00:00, 07/22/2019

Tory leadership campaigns: 1922 Committee confirms 10 candidates on ballot for first vote – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including closure of leadership nominations and campaign launchesMatt Hancock’s launch - SummaryDominic Raab’s launch - SummaryJere...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Ginsburg reflects on marriage and the state of women's equality at DC event Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed a myriad of issues including her famously equal marriage, the obstacles facing working women and the justices' shared desire to protect the court on...
17:17, 07/03/2019

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
17:51, 05/20/2019

Thousands March in Northern Ireland Demanding Same-Sex Marriage Equality (LONDON) — Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region’s leaders permit same-sex marriage. The demonstrators in Belfast on Saturday want same-sex couples to be tre...
20:51, 05/18/2019

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sports The World Cup champions' impact could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social issues....
07:00, 07/10/2019

Rosa Parks Honored With a Barbie Doll on Women’s Equality Day Civil rights activist Rosa Parks is being honored with her own Barbie doll. The toy company Mattel unveiled the new doll for Women’s Equality Day on August 26 as part of a range dedicated to cel...
00:51, 08/28/2019

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Billie Jean King keen to talk to Trump about equality Billie Jean King says she would relish the chance to talk about equality with US President Donald Trump as the tennis great threw her support behind US soccer star Megan Rapinoe...
22:51, 06/28/2019

We’re Doing the Work; Why Aren’t We Seeing the Equity? For Women’s Equality Day, Experts Weigh In Women’s Equality Day remains a bittersweet anniversary for those of us still on the losing end of too many equality battles—including pay equity, workplace bias and even hair discrimination. And as la...
22:51, 08/26/2019

House Democrats Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination ‘Equality Act’ (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on se...
21:34, 05/17/2019

FaceApp went viral with age-defying photos. Now Democratic leaders are warning campaigns to delete the Russian-created app ‘immediately’ Drake, LeBron James, the Jonas Brothers and other celebrities have helped extend the future-self craze on social media. Now the Democratic Party's security chief is telling campaigns "this novelty is ...
00:51, 07/18/2019

Opinion: U.S. women can chase World Cup title, fight for equality at same time The entire women's national team has sued U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination, including claims that some earn 38 percent of what men earn.       ...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Women's World Cup: Alex Morgan’s fight for equality reaches new heights Winning this tournament is about more than acquiring another title for world champion and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan. A successful World Cup could accelerate her fight for change in the women's...
11:34, 06/10/2019

House Equality Act Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose it....
20:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. women’s soccer team is using World Cup stage to shine spotlight on equality A media appearance highlighted the team's missions of defending their world championship, growing the game's audience and discussing issue of fairness....
01:51, 05/25/2019

Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the last such walkout 28 years ago...
18:51, 06/14/2019

Serena Williams responds to criticism about equality fight after Wimbledon loss Serena Williams has not won a Grand Slam tournament since 2016 and after her latest Wimbledon loss to Simona Halep she was asked about her focus on tennis....
16:34, 07/15/2019

Andre Lotterer believes expecting Le Mans LMP1 equality is "naive" Rebellion LMP1 driver Andre Lotterer believes it is "naive" to think a weight increase for Toyota will close the gap to non-hybrid privateers at the upcoming Le Mans 24 Hours....
16:00, 06/05/2019

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans to sign a petition demanding U.S. legal protections for gays, lesbi...
21:34, 06/17/2019

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because t...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursu...
17:17, 06/18/2019

NRA head Wayne LaPierre made $1.4 million in 2017. Here's what we know, and don't know, about the finances of America's most public gun rights advocate, who can reportedly change Trump's mind on gun policy with a single phone call. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Wayne LaPierre is the CEO and executive vice president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), an American gun rights advocacy group. While LaPierre's exact net worth is unkno...
17:51, 08/22/2019

Opinion: Serena Williams will never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King would have it no other way Serena Williams told a reporter she would never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King later tweeted her continuing support for Serena and that fight.       ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
14:17, 06/12/2019

Inclusion, empowerment and equality, must be ‘at the heart of our efforts’ to ensure sustainable development, says UN chief The world’s people are demanding “transformative change that is fair and sustainable,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on government leaders to use the upcoming slate of ke...
23:51, 07/16/2019

Taylor Swift celebrates Pride, talks equality in Wango Tango performance Taylor Swift was taking the kickoff of Pride Month pretty seriously — and the title of the Rolling Stones’ “She’s a Rainbow” pretty literally — during the climax to Saturday night’s annual iHeartRadio...
22:51, 06/02/2019

Amid Suggestions That She ‘Focus on Tennis,’ Serena Williams Says She’ll Fight for Equality to the Grave “The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will be the day I’m in my grave,” said Serena Williams, at a press conference following Saturday’s loss in the Wimbledon ...
17:34, 07/14/2019

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celeb...
00:00, 07/01/2019

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo of a letter that she wrote to Sen.......
02:34, 06/02/2019

Alan Turing on the £50 note is a triumph for British science – and for equality | Emily Grossman I sat on the committee that helped select the scientist. Honouring him sends a message that the UK respects all peopleOver Christmas, I had the unusual delight of reading short biographies of 989 dead...
19:34, 07/16/2019

Taylor Swift Urges GOP Senator to Support LGBTQ Equality Act: ‘Think About the Lives You Could Change’ Taylor Swift is imploring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee to defend LGBTQ rights by supporting the Equality Act. The legislation, which prevents discrimination based on sexual orientation...
22:17, 06/01/2019

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the...
01:17, 07/20/2019

Kellyanne Conway criticizes Taylor Swift's petition to pass the Equality Act Taylor Swift called out the Trump administration at the VMAs to pass the Equality Act. Then Trump aide Kellyanne Conway criticized Swift on Fox News.        ...
17:51, 08/29/2019

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality: organizers Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celeb...
02:34, 07/02/2019

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the amb...
18:51, 05/29/2019

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act        ...
01:00, 06/02/2019

Where are the architects who will put the environment first? Should we stop building airports? Return to mud and thatch? The climate crisis is an opportunity for creative thinking, but the values of architecture need a radical overhaulNearly 40% of UK greenhous...
15:17, 08/31/2019

How AI could save the environment Artificial intelligence techniques are now used to monitor endangered species, track diseases, and optimize crops. But there's much more work to be done....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the enviro...
16:34, 07/09/2019

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
15:51, 07/14/2019

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Want to Save the Environment? Buy Oil Stocks Should green activists finance big oil corporations and anti-gun organizations lend money to arms manufacturers? As crazy as it sounds, financial theory provides a logically sound argument for why the...
20:34, 09/03/2019

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party introduced a local currency. Does it work?...
01:35, 08/13/2019

How to Use Your Credit Card to Help the Environment Earlier this year, Mastercard and Swedish fin-tech startup Doconomy released the Mastercard Do Black, a credit card that tracks the carbon footprint of every purchase you make—and prevents you from ma...
19:51, 09/10/2019

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
20:34, 07/16/2019

On Women’s Equality Day, Mattel Honors the ‘Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement’ With the Rosa Parks Barbie In 1955, Rosa Parks became a symbol of civil disobedience when her refusal to relinquish her seat sparked the Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott, a major turning point in the American civil rights movement...
22:51, 08/26/2019

Osaka, Nadal, Coco open campaigns on day two of U.S. Open World number one Naomi Osaka begins her U.S. Open title defense on day two of the championships on Tuesday but there is likely to be as much interest in Cori "Coco" Gauff's main draw debut at Flushing...
12:51, 08/27/2019

Griffin: Pels 'right environment' for Zion, AD Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin said New Orleans is creating the "right environment" to attract top draft prospects like Zion Williamson and Ja Morant, and to potentially retain Anthon...
23:51, 05/21/2019

Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life Pocket computers, overbearing bosses and the Protestant work ethic conspire to blur the lines between your job and your existence. It’s time to fight back....
22:17, 06/06/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental cr...
12:00, 05/17/2019

How a declining environment affects populations Stable ecosystems occasionally experience events that cause widespread death — for example, bacteria in the human gut may be wiped out by antibiotics, or ocean life may be depleted by overfishing. A n...
10:34, 05/14/2019

Millennials are changing their diets to help the environment Millennials devote about a month and a half per year to food — the equivalent of 1,140 hours — with the time spent meal-prepping and cooking to eating out, according to new research. The s...
23:51, 08/27/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardia...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing in...
12:00, 06/06/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro on the Environment, in His Own Words With criticism mounting on the policies of Brazil’s president, he has promised to combat fires raging in the Amazon. But he has long supported scaling back protections for the rainforest....
23:51, 08/27/2019

Tanzania chooses energy over the environment Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Reserve....
00:34, 06/20/2019

UN environment warning: 10 key points and what Australia must do From native species to Indigenous land management and water efficiency: Australia’s role in the extinction crisisA devastating new UN report shows the planet is in serious danger from the accelerating...
12:51, 05/07/2019

Blackford on student 'hostile environment' SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford asks the prime minister if she will match Nicola Sturgeon's pledge to provide free tuition for EU students through to 2021....
16:51, 05/01/2019

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
11:00, 07/17/2019

Brazil's environment minister says G7 aid for Amazon welcome Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told reporters in São Paulo on Monday that financial aid to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest from the group of G7 nations is welcome....
00:17, 08/27/2019

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cultural agency said on Thursday at the 5th World Foru...
02:51, 05/03/2019

The Education of Elizabeth Warren The former law professor’s path to presidential contender began in Texas bankruptcy courts, where she witnessed desperate families, similar to her own....
14:17, 08/25/2019

There’s a whole new way to collect Box Tops for Education A new mobile app for collecting Box Tops for Education promises to streamline the fund-raising process. By Kerry Breen, TODAY Box Tops are getting a high-tech upgrade. For almost a quarter of a centur...
19:34, 07/25/2019

The education of Zion Williamson His dunks inspire awe, his all-around game will make him millions. But to understand his legend, you have to go back to the place where it all started....
19:51, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump's five most dangerous attacks on the environment Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all AmericansDonald Trump is set to hail his administration’s “environmental leadership” on Mond...
18:51, 07/08/2019

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar....
16:00, 06/01/2019

Firefighting In Amazon Battles Environment, Politics Millions of dollars in aid are being pledged. Hundreds of soldiers are heading into the jungle. The Amazon is burning - and the world has taken notice....
10:17, 08/27/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment acros...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK mi...
15:00, 07/10/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag...
01:35, 08/13/2019

Cruise ships vs. the environment: The 10 costliest offenses 24/7 Tempo found 10 of the costliest cruise environmental violations, from Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Carnival cruises and others.       ...
20:51, 07/26/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destru...
00:34, 06/28/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
02:51, 07/06/2019

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their lan...
08:17, 07/30/2019

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for the environment? The company will begin packaging its...
22:00, 07/02/2019

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country is one of the world's top producers of greenhouse ...
21:00, 09/07/2019

The iPhone 11 looks pretty green, but it's not the best choice for the environment The new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro both look pretty green. Not only are they available in an attractive mint shade and a emerald hue respectively, Apple has also made an effort to point out their env...
15:17, 09/15/2019

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection...
16:51, 07/03/2019

The Latest: California OKs new sex education guidance SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California State Board of Education’s vote to revise sex education guidance for public school teachers (all times local): 5:04 p.m. California has ove...
05:51, 05/09/2019

Improving cybersecurity in education systems Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. We already know that businesses, organisations, and government entities must follow certain guidelines in order to protect sensitiv...
02:34, 08/15/2019

UN: Invest in education for refugees 'or pay the price' More than half of all refugee children do not attend school, the United Nations Refugee Agency said Friday, warning host countries to correct the situation or "pay the price."...
17:51, 08/30/2019

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline....
20:51, 06/12/2019

Want An Education Loan? Here Are Five Things To Know About SBI Loans SBI Student Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, offers education loans for higher studies. State Bank of India offers student loans to Indian citizens for pursuing higher......
21:51, 05/13/2019

Mom must get education, job after daughter’s shooting death GARY, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to a reduced neglect charge stemming from her 2-year-old daughter’s shooting death has been ordered to take parenting classes, g...
16:34, 06/25/2019

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks. Trump says he's maintaining both a strong eco...
03:17, 07/09/2019

French environment minister quits over spending criticism France's environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster dinners and costly renovations of his ministerial r...
02:17, 07/17/2019

Are Soda Cans or Plastic Bottles Worse for the Environment? We all know that garbage has a terrible impact on our environment—take a look at the plastic bottles washing up on our beaches and in our waterways. But when it comes to the question of bottles versus...
01:51, 05/02/2019

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it w...
22:51, 07/11/2019

Surge in young Republicans worried about the environment: survey A growing majority of U.S. Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a survey of global attitudes to the environment conducted by an ...
13:51, 08/29/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid increasing population, urbanizatio...
12:00, 05/07/2019

French environment minister under fire over lobster dinners France's environment minister was fighting for survival in government on Thursday after pictures showed he hosted lavish dinners of lobster and expensive wines when parliament speaker....
18:00, 07/11/2019

PM Modi To Address COP14 Environment Meet Near Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) being held in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday....
02:00, 09/09/2019

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong economy and a clean environment. “A strong economy...
08:34, 07/09/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with mos...
12:17, 07/13/2019

Humans, the environment and the global water crisis - in pictures The American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has won the Leica Oskar Barnack photography award with his eight-year project exploring the global crisis around water, and how different cultures interact...
14:17, 09/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro picks top prosecutor who agrees with him on environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Thursday that he picked Augusto Aras to be the country's new top public prosecutor, succeeding Raquel Dodge when her two-year term ends in two weeks....
07:51, 09/06/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics....
00:51, 05/02/2019

Brazilian president suggests less pooping to help save environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday suggesting eating less food, and therefore, defecating less, is an answer to some of the world's problems....
10:02, 08/12/2019

IHG hotels to ditch travel-sized amenities to help environment The hospitality company that owns the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel chains announced Tuesday it's ditching travel-sized bathroom amenities to cut down on plastic waste. ...
22:51, 07/30/2019

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll Concerns over climate crisis growing among British public, poll findings revealProtecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy pr...
00:34, 07/22/2019

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
19:17, 05/30/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
18:17, 05/30/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it cause...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from clim...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
12:17, 08/23/2019

Brazil president rebuts European criticism over environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rebutted European criticism over his commitment to the environment on Thursday, saying that foreign leaders have historically influenced decisions that are “hinderin...
02:00, 07/05/2019

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world While Fridays for Future protests have spotlighted burning climate crisis issues, books that articulate our pressing environmental ills are also transforming popular consciousness about our precarious...
15:34, 07/05/2019

PM Says Lord Krishna's "Love For Environment" An "Inspiration" For India Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked Lord Krishna on Wednesday calling his love for the environment an "inspiration" and said that his government is trying to maintain a balance between nature and......
21:17, 09/11/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an a...
08:17, 05/26/2019

Government urged to set up $1bn fund to help farmers protect the environment Long-awaited review says government should consider farming interests before listing threatened speciesThe environment minister should consider farming interests before deciding whether to list threat...
11:17, 06/27/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
23:51, 06/01/2019

Secretary Perry: Trump critics don't understand how much he's done for the environment President Trump is getting a raw deal from critics who claim he isn't concerned with respecting the environment, according to Energy Secretary Rick Perry....
06:00, 07/09/2019

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administration is thinking about outlawing the use of end-to-...
01:51, 07/02/2019

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Satu...
14:00, 06/22/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in le...
03:17, 05/26/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education  Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF....
17:34, 06/24/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report ...
12:17, 05/28/2019

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion becaus...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Labor Militancy In Higher Education Is On the Rise Last year saw the highest number of strikes in America in more than 30 years. The strikes by public teachers got the most attention. But a new study shows that workers in higher education are getting ...
21:00, 09/03/2019

California set to change sex education guidance for teachers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California State Board of Education is set to vote on new guidance for teaching sex education in public schools that some opponents are calling unnecessary and even obsce...
09:17, 05/08/2019

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers...
00:51, 06/29/2019

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more cri...
15:17, 05/28/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
23:00, 05/15/2019

‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17 Global Goals (SDGs), said the UN chief on Thursday...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Minist...
01:00, 05/16/2019

"No Need For Teaching Sex Education In Schools": RSS-Linked Body There is no need for sex education in schools or making it part of curriculum under the new education policy proposed by the centre as it will have a negative impact on children, an educational body.....
11:17, 08/28/2019

Politics is hindering the effectiveness of financial education Financial education is not a conservative or liberal issue. While bipartisanship in today's political environment seems to be in short supply, financial literacy should strive to be one of the fe...
15:51, 08/28/2019

London schoolgirl, 11, praised for equality speech telling peers to 'own it, be you' An 11-year-old London schoolgirl has been praised after giving a rousing speech denouncing prejudice and urging others not to be "afraid to be amazing"....
12:51, 07/13/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with ...
01:17, 05/06/2019

For Pope Francis, a Perfect Moment for an Unsettling Warning on the Environment Francis has made the case against climate change and the earth’s degradation for years. In Africa, he found a backdrop that was fitting if unnerving....
21:34, 09/07/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks i...
17:00, 06/16/2019

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests....
01:17, 07/06/2019

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in...
23:34, 07/08/2019

Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making earnest efforts for conservation of forests, wildlife and the environment....
16:00, 06/20/2019

CRPF To Launch "Save Environment" Campaign During Amarnath Yatra In addition to performing its primary duty of providing security, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will launch a "save environment" campaign during the pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre-high holy.....
05:00, 06/19/2019

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
06:17, 07/09/2019

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on...
18:34, 07/11/2019

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwate...
05:34, 06/23/2019

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric.....
08:17, 07/08/2019

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reportin...
19:34, 06/18/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the ...
19:34, 06/17/2019

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’ Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which exceeds the combined weight of all the commercial airli...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi says: ‘We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur’Japan’s new environment minister has called for the country’s nuclear reactors to be scrapped to prevent a repeat of the...
10:17, 09/12/2019

San Francisco: opponents of new shelter claim homeless people are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block constru...
23:34, 07/11/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
15:00, 04/29/2019

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
10:51, 07/11/2019

How the UK's chippies, cafés and pubs are reinventing themselves to save the environment A notice in the window of a Leicester chippie declaring "there's not plenty more fish in the sea" went viral this week as the owners closed their doors over concerns about their environmental impact....
12:51, 07/13/2019

Survey reveals a surge in young Republicans worried about environment A growing majority of US Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a global survey....
19:51, 08/29/2019

More People Die Defending the Environment in a Year Than UK and Australian Soldiers Combined Fighting to protect your land is a risky task. A new study shows that every year, more people are killed defending their environment than those killed while deployed to war zones from the United King...
23:17, 08/05/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in compa...
09:51, 05/25/2019

Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Ob...
06:34, 05/26/2019

Brazil's faster agrochemical approvals not harming environment: minister Brazil's Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias, responding to criticism from environmentalists, on Monday said the government's recent accelerated approvals of agrochemicals are not detrimental to...
21:51, 08/05/2019

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forward Anthony Davis....
08:34, 05/22/2019

Nitish Kumar Makes Impassioned Plea For Environment Conservation Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made an impassioned plea for environment conservation and called for urgent action against climate change, underscoring that the current flash floods in.....
22:51, 08/01/2019

Canada's Environment Minister Catherine McKenna gets security detail Facing "vocal sexism and hateful comments," Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has said she now sometimes needs a security detail. Climate change promises to be a key issue in Canada's October ele...
04:00, 09/09/2019

Governments need to “work together” to fight climate change: environment minister Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna discussed the impacts of climate change on municipalities with the mayors of Hamilton, Burlington and Milton on Thursday....
00:00, 07/26/2019

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection e...
04:17, 07/14/2019

US briefing: China tariffs, Barr in contempt and Brazil's environment Thursday’s top story: Trump accuses China of ‘breaking deal’ as trade war intensifies. Plus, the border patrol serial killer – and the women who stood up to himSubscribe now to receive the morning bri...
16:51, 05/09/2019

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National ...
02:00, 07/17/2019

French environment minister resigns over lavish lifestyle claims Francois de Rugy has said that the allegations meant he was no longer able to carry out his job properly. The resignation heaps further pressure on President Emmanuel Macron's government, which critic...
23:17, 07/16/2019

Ethanol vs. environment: Democratic hopefuls campaign on clashing agendas Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is a champion of the corn-based ethanol industry when she campaigns in rural towns dotting the U.S. Farm Belt....
21:34, 07/26/2019

Environment, poverty, corruption on agenda for pope's Africa trip Pope Francis leaves on Wednesday for Africa, where poverty, the environment, foreign exploitation of resources and corruption are expected to be high on his agenda as he visits the continent where Cat...
12:51, 09/01/2019

UPDATE 1-British Steel situation is "very difficult" - environment minister The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment m...
10:34, 05/22/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
19:17, 05/22/2019

CORRECTED-Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
13:00, 09/02/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental prote...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Sally Ride Barbie and Rosa Parks Barbie dolls debut on Women's Equality Day Barbie dolls of Civil Rights activist Rosa Parks and Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, are now for sale at Barbie.com for $30.99.       ...
07:17, 08/27/2019

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina after a legislator raised complaints that participan...
16:34, 06/18/2019

World leaders have 'a lot to answer for' over damning figures on education Former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark condemns complacency as Unesco data shows one in six children won’t be in school by 2030World leaders have “a lot to answer for” as new figures reveal ...
16:17, 07/09/2019

Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Democratic candidates running for Kentucky governor have vowed to push for more state funding for higher education as they met for their second televised debate this week. A...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Jair Bolsonaro as he struggles to maintain his popula...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Sanskrit Most Usable, Scientific Language: Education Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday praised sanskrit as a scientific language and claimed it to be the "first language of the world."...
02:51, 08/28/2019

‘Riverdale’ to receive award from gay rights education group The cast and creators of “Riverdale” will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show’s portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a high school setting...
22:34, 09/09/2019

WhatsApp Unveils Privacy Education Partnership in India WhatsApp has announced a partnership with the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) in New Delhi to bring a series of privacy design workshops to its students....
14:51, 07/24/2019

TUSD moves closer to approving sex education curriculum TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School Board Sex Education curriculum is moving closer to final approval, after yesterday’s board meeting. The new curriculum through the Tucson Unified School ...
12:17, 07/25/2019

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. Earlier this week, Ireland‘s Minister for Business,...
12:34, 05/31/2019

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief schemes...
06:51, 09/14/2019

In China, Where ‘Education’ Is Indoctrination and ‘Students’ Are Muslim Detainees Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of detention centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out....
02:51, 08/10/2019

Education nonprofit moves into historical Cunard Building This is just what the city doctor ordered: More space for training teachers. The Relay Graduate School of Education is opening downtown this week in larger space at the historical Cunard Building at 2...
04:17, 06/26/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent...
20:17, 04/28/2019

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent test scores reveal a sorry return on that investment...
09:34, 05/22/2019

Migrant kids offered chance at education on converted bus TIJUANA, Mexico – The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenger seats. From the overhead baggage bins, a teacher...
23:17, 08/06/2019

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored...
20:51, 07/02/2019

Twilio turns developer education into a game with TwilioQuest 3 TwilioQuest 3 is launching today as game that trains developers how to create cloud communications solutions, beginning with lessons on how to code.Read More...
16:17, 08/05/2019

The future of immersive education will be live, social, and personalized Spatial computing triggers our physicality and appeals to our imagination; a unique combination that allows learning in an instinctively charged way.Read More...
03:00, 07/27/2019

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
22:34, 06/04/2019

State law requires more concussion education for student athletes ALBANY — Football season is upon us, and a new law aims to lessen the frequency of concussions and other head injuries in youth football programs across New York. A new law signed Tuesday by Gov. Andr...
06:17, 09/05/2019

'Invest or pay the price': more than half of refugee children not in education UN refugee chief warns of generation condemned to grow up unable to find work, as special education envoy Gordon Brown calls for urgent fundingMore than half of the world’s 7.1 million school-age refu...
11:17, 08/30/2019

Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100 Resisting his father’s pleas to join the family tobacco business, Mr. Cullman made a fortune on his own, and, with his wife, proceeded to give it away....
21:51, 06/07/2019

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new education policy, specifically over a three-language....
20:34, 06/05/2019

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt ha...
03:00, 07/14/2019

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read More...
05:17, 07/11/2019

Javid pledges more cash for further education amid row with Johnson Sajid Javid is pledging more cash for further education, despite a bitter row with Boris Johnson in which he has accused Downing Street of undermining his authority....
04:51, 08/31/2019

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned coul...
20:00, 07/10/2019

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told DW the world is walking towards "an en...
19:34, 07/09/2019

European polls will be 'difficult' for Conservative, says UK education minister European elections are going to be "difficult" for the governing Conservative Party, education minister Damian Hinds said on Sunday, when questioned over those Conservatives who say they will transfer...
14:34, 05/12/2019

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impugn our field, you have no understanding of what it ...
17:51, 06/13/2019

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
18:01, 06/13/2019

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexua...
21:34, 07/15/2019

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
12:00, 07/13/2019

Oregon teachers the latest to walk out for more education funds Hundreds of teachers in Oregon are planning a statewide walkout on Wednesday to rally for more education funding -- following a lead taken by tens of thousands of other educators nationwide....
22:51, 05/08/2019

With Gift Of Mangoes, Nitish Kumar Makes Plea To "Save The Environment" Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today gifted lawmakers in the state a basket containing seven mangoes and mango saplings, and claimed the gift represented his government's concern for the environment...
15:51, 07/03/2019

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare a climate emergency after weeks of protests put the issue at t...
19:17, 04/30/2019

Bill Shorten pledges to establish national environment protection authority Leader has been under pressure to make an election commitment to an overhaul flagged at Labor conferenceLabor will promise to overhaul environmental protection law and establish a National Environment...
04:34, 05/04/2019

Miley Cyrus goes on profanity-laced rant about the environment at music festival Music superstar Miley Cyrus had an expletive-filled message for her fans about the environment during a festival on Friday, declaring that the young people are the "last f---ing hope on this dying f--...
05:51, 07/02/2019

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental g...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Scott Pelley reveals complaining about 'hostile work environment' at CBS led to firing Former “CBS Evening News” vet Scott Pelley claimed in an interview Sunday that he was ousted from the anchor chair back in 2017 because he “wouldn’t stop complaining” about the news vision’s “hostile ...
05:34, 05/27/2019

Brazil environment minister to meet US climate denier group before UN summit Ricardo Salles to meet Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)Critics say Bolsonaro lacks commitment to fight climate crisisBrazil’s environment minister, Ricardo Salles, will meet a rightwing US advoc...
12:51, 09/13/2019

Reality check: Will Scheer’s promised public transit tax credit help the environment? A look at whether Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's promise to bring back the public transit tax credit will help the environment or lead to more people taking public transit....
00:18, 09/14/2019

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances than in past years....
01:34, 07/14/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
13:00, 09/02/2019

‘We Owe It to Our Kids to Keep the Environment Clean.’ Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021 Canada has set a goal to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021 in a measure aimed at reducing waste that ends up in the ecosystem, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Single-use plas...
10:17, 06/11/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with littl...
00:34, 06/28/2019

Gap's second-quarter sales fall short of estimates, CEO calls out 'challenging environment' Gap Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter earnings topped analysts' estimates but sales missed. Same-store sales dropped 4% during the period, worse than expected....
22:51, 08/22/2019

Meal-prep kits better for environment than a trip to the store, study finds Kits often involve more packaging waste but factors such as the supply chain and portion size mean overall impact may be lessMeal-prep kits are often more environmentally friendly than the average tri...
16:51, 05/01/2019

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
02:17, 06/06/2019

Court Seeks Report On Environment Damage During Gupta Family Wedding Uttarakhand High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government and the state pollution control board on the damage caused to the environment by the Gupta family weddings at the famous.....
18:51, 07/18/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since P...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Mexico City declares environment emergency as fires hurt air quality Mexico authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world's most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to level...
00:17, 05/15/2019

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
20:17, 07/09/2019

Environment Canada predicting warmer-than-average fall for B.C. Coast, Interior Meteorologist says the province’s source for weather is usually the Pacific Ocean, where temperatures along the coast and near Alaska are above average....
03:34, 09/08/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
23:17, 04/30/2019

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
00:17, 07/09/2019

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched #SelfieWithSapling campaign, urging people to......
19:51, 06/04/2019

Reject the 'jobs versus environment' narrative – we can have both | Mijin Cha and Jeremy Brecher Union workers support Green New Deal policies because they know there doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between climate action and good jobsIt is a classic narrative: jobs versus the environment. We have ...
21:17, 09/10/2019

Australia taking six years to list threatened habitats under environment laws Senate inquiry hears that major threats to wildlife are not being recognised because of environment department budget cutsAustralia is taking at least six years to list habitats as threatened under na...
16:17, 08/20/2019

Reject the 'jobs versus environment' narrative - we can have both | Mijin Cha and Jeremy Brecher Union workers support Green New Deal policies because they know there doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between climate action and good jobsIt is a classic narrative: jobs versus the environment. We’ve he...
13:17, 09/10/2019

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education minister to resign after the far-right politician said...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
01:34, 08/13/2019

More than half of world’s refugee children ‘do not get an education’, warns UNHCR Refugee children in their millions are missing out on an education, the UN said on Friday, in an appeal to host countries to back more inclusive policies to prevent them from “languishing” in camps fo...
18:17, 08/31/2019

Former Puerto Rico education secretary and five others arrested in corruption probe Six people, including Puerto Rico's former education secretary, were arrested in a sweeping corruption probe that alleges they steered federal funds to unqualified but connected contractors, federal o...
22:34, 07/10/2019

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-a...
05:17, 07/16/2019

Google and Apple are courting the education sector with new tools for students The new semester is fast approaching and Big Tech is wasting no time in bringing the education sector a swathe of new offerings. With this in mind, Google has announced it’s expanding its college sear...
15:34, 08/16/2019

Exceptional Education: TUSD addresses its policies after recent concerns TUCSON – On Thursday, Tucson Unified School District’s superintendent Dr. Gabriel Trujillo spoke about the exceptional education process and the district’s policies. Growing concern...
04:17, 08/23/2019

State to probe DOE special education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditions at a Queens facility for disabled kids last mon...
03:34, 08/17/2019

Corbin Gwaltney, Chronicle of Higher Education Founder, Dies at 97 He saw a void in the 1950s and filled it with coverage of colleges and universities. Today the publication reaches a wide readership online and in print....
01:17, 08/02/2019

U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care (Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide disparities in access to treatment....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Higher education doesn't protect equally against secondhand smoke Higher levels of education promote health by helping people avoid many environmental health risks, but this benefit may not extend equally to all races and ethnicities when it comes to secondhand smok...
17:51, 08/30/2019

New JNU Admin Doesn't Understand A Thing About Education: Shashi Tharoor Criticising the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration for asking historian Romila Thapar to submit her curriculum vitae, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has said the new management doesn't understand....
15:34, 09/06/2019

At Delhi's Slum, Rohingya Pin Hope On Education To Make Life Better Life may be all about slums, cramped lanes and one-room hutments for Rohingya refugees in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Camp, but the younger generation of the community is setting its sights on becoming......
11:17, 07/14/2019

Moroccan lawmakers vote to bolster French in education system Moroccan lawmakers passed a draft law on Monday evening that would pave the way for strengthening the place of French in Moroccan schools, overturning decades of Arabisation....
09:00, 07/23/2019

Muslim women reportedly ‘sterilized’ in Chinese ‘re-education’ camps China is forcibly sterilizing women held in its vast network of “re-education” camps that house political and religious prisoners, survivors have claimed. One woman, who was held for more than a year,...
21:34, 08/13/2019

Pope invites leaders to Vatican for global compact on education Pope Francis on Thursday invited world political, cultural, and religious leaders to a meeting at the Vatican next year to agree on "A Global Compact on Education" to better prepare the young for econ...
13:51, 09/12/2019

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam ...
21:51, 07/10/2019

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
03:00, 06/10/2019

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s ad...
08:17, 06/14/2019

Former Secretary of Education questions Joe Biden's 'soft' stance on China Former Vice-president and 2020 hopeful Joe Biden has got it “so wrong,” Dr. Bill Bennett, former Secretary of Education and Fox News contributor said on America’s Newsroom Thursday, referring to Biden...
19:34, 05/02/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house...
00:34, 05/02/2019

State news reports Iran’s education minister has resigned TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that Iran’s minister of education has resigned to run for a seat in parliament in February 2020. IRNA said Thursday that President...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Gorsuch replaces Biden as chair of civic education group Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is taking on a new role as the honorary chairman of a nonpartisan group devoted to education about the Constitution, replacing former Vice President Joe Biden....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for free public college tuition and universal prekindergarten under a new education plan in his 2020 campaign. The forme...
11:00, 05/14/2019