ROYALE WELCOME: Luminaries including Mick Jagger and Hugh Grant joined Britain's King Charles III as he and Queen Camilla were hosted for a state dinner by ... Show more
Quick Glance: King Charles impresses Paris
- King Charles III and President Emmanuel Macron were cheered by a large crowd on the Champs-Élysées.
- The experience was different from watching on TV, leaving people disappointed.
- However, in Paris, the people did not come.
- The King, simply by being the King, created an emotional atmosphere that enthralled the parliamentarians.
Quick Glance: California lawsuit accuses oil giants of climate deception and seeks damages
- Lawsuit calls for creation of fund to finance recovery efforts after storms and fires
- Governor Gavin Newsom demands accountability from named companies
- American Petroleum Institute argues for climate debate in Congress, not the courtroom
- Lawsuit alleges disinformation campaign by companies to discredit climate change consensus
Quick Glance: 2023 UN General Assembly - Day 4
- Day 4 of the high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly with world leaders in New York.
- Sudan's General Abdel Fattah Burhan warned world leaders: 'This is the spark of a war that will spill over to other countries in the region.'
- Sudan entered into conflict in April when tensions escalated between Burhan-led military and rival Rapid Support Forces commanded by Dagalo.
- Burhan urged the UN to designate RSF as a terrorist group for committing 'all sorts of crimes.'
Quick Glance: Biden launches American Climate Corps, inspired by the New Deal
- President Biden pledged to create the Climate Corps during his first week in office.
- A program aimed at engaging young climate activists.
- The American Climate Corps is based on a program that provided employment to millions during the Great Depression.
- According to President Biden's climate policy advisor, Ali Zaidi, the program has broader goals beyond addressing the climate crisis.
Quick Glance: UN Secretary-General Criticizes Delay and Greed for Insufficient Climate Action
- António Guterres warns of a 2.8°C global temperature increase and states that humanity has opened the gates to hell.
- UN Secretary-General António Guterres criticizes world leaders for being decades behind in transitioning away from fossil fuels.
- The Paris Agreement of 2015, signed by almost 200 parties, aims to limit the rise in global average temperatures to well under 2°C and ideally to 1.5°C.
- The summit featured representatives from 34 governments and seven non-governmental organizations, including California Governor Gavin Newsom, London Mayor Sadiq Khan, the President of the World Bank, the CEO of insurer Allianz, and the head of the UN's Green Climate Fund.
Australia is officially in an El Niño event after a La Niña pattern brought three years of cool ...
Quick Glance: Meteorology Bureau Announces El Nino
- Official announcement from the Bureau of Meteorology confirming the onset of El Nino.
- Meteorologist predicts El Nino to persist until the end of summer, leading to warm and dry conditions.
- Concerns of scorching spring and summer in Australia with reduced rainfall due to El Nino.
- Possible amplification of El Nino's effects through interaction with another climate driver.
Quick Glance: Is Tap Water Safe?
- Water is beneficial unless you are not up to date with the latest scientific findings.
- According to the global Environmental Performance Index 2022, an annual Yale study, we rank among the top six countries globally with no reported diseases related to our water infrastructure.
- If you are drinking water from the tap, it is unlikely that you will consume anything harmful.
- There are significant differences depending on the bottler.
Auto workers are on strike at General Motors, Ford and Stellantis ...
UAW strike Day 4
Quick Glance: UAW resumes talks with Stellantis, Chrysler's parent company
- The United Auto Workers and Stellantis have resumed their negotiations as the strike against the Detroit Three automakers enters its fourth day.
- Analysts and industry representatives are questioning how long it will take for the UAW to strike at additional locations to increase pressure on the automakers.
- The strikes have halted production at plants in Michigan, Ohio, and Missouri that manufacture the Ford Bronco, Jeep Wrangler, Chevrolet Colorado, and other popular models.
- Ford has temporarily laid off 600 non-striking workers at the Michigan Bronco plant due to the impact of the work stoppage.
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