Tesla Model S Plaid goes up for grabs in fight for climate change policies

Tesla Model S Plaid goes up for grabs in fight for climate change policies

There are many reasons why someone would want to drive the Tesla Model S Plaid. There’s the vehicle’s supercar-beating performance, with its 0-60 mph time of 1.99 seconds, its 60-130 mph acceleration in 4.71 seconds, and its top speed of 200 mph. The Model S Plaid is equipped to the brim with Tesla’s latest tech … Read more

Sen. Markey Wants To Create U.S. Department of Education Climate Change Resiliency Program

In full transparency, the following is a media release from Sen. Ed Markey , who was elected by voters in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to serve the state in Washington DC in the US Senate. He is a Democrat. (stock photo) *** WASHINGTON DC -Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) introduced yesterday, … Read more

Your feedback on healthcare in Warrington can drive change

YOUR opinions and feedback on health and social care in Warrington could drive real change. Independent charity Healthwatch Warrington is asking residents to let it know what is working well and what could be improved in the town through Virtual Voices. Because Healthwatch is independent, it has the chance to make a change to services … Read more

Automotive Industry Asks for More Time to Change to EVs

Automotive Industry Asks for More Time to Change to EVs

If it were up to the market to decide when electric vehicles should be adopted, we would probably burn the last drop of oil on the planet and some synthetic replacement for decades ahead. When governments started pushing electric mobility, they brought to themselves not only the responsibility to force carmakers to comply. Policymakers also … Read more

Indigenous-owned brand fights for change through statement apparel

Indigenous-owned brand fights for change through statement apparel

Made in Vancouver is a collaboration between Vancity and Daily Hive. Together, we’re turning the spotlight onto local businesses, organizations, and individuals who are helping to create a healthy local economy. Opening a new business is scary enough for any entrepreneur, but when there is a mission to fight for social change and give a … Read more

California Insurance Commissioner’s Plan for Managing Climate Change Risks Draws Criticism

A home burns in Alpine during a wildfire in July 2018. Courtesy OnScene.TV Given a time of fast-moving climate change, wouldn’t you like to know what the chances are of your house being in the path of a wildfire? It’s a question most homeowners would like answered and so too would California’s insurance industry. Toward … Read more

Tele-health, AI and Other New Technology will Change how Insurers, Brokers and Customers Interact

DUBLIN, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “International Health Insurance (IPMI) 2021: Volume One – Overview” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. International health insurance for expats, third country nationals, domestic nationals and global nomads is a three -volume package updated in 2021 with more companies and more countries. There are 80 million expatriates, … Read more

How AI could radically change education and standardized testing

Commentary: Find out how artificial intelligence could help shape new, game-changing forms of student assessment. Image: iStock/maksymbelchenko One silver lining of COVID-19 is that it exposed failed legacy systems and processes, forcing organizations to digitally transform. One area that has benefited is education. There is a quiet revolution underway that is challenging assumptions we have … Read more

Plastics tax urged for UK fast fashion brands ‘fueling runaway climate change’

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Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Politics PMN News PMN Environment Author of the article: Reuters Emma Batha, Thomson Reuters Foundation Publishing date: Jun 10, 2021  •  48 minutes ago  •  2 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content By Emma Batha LONDON, June 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Half of fast fashion items sold by popular … Read more

Juneau Education Leaders OK Credits Change Amid Pandemic | Alaska News

Juneau Education Leaders OK Credits Change Amid Pandemic | Alaska News

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Graduating seniors in Juneau will be allowed to earn half a credit less than prior graduating classes under a change adopted this week that was billed as a way to acknowledge the impact the pandemic has had on learning. Under the change adopted by the Juneau School District Board of Education, … Read more

Message to G7 Health ministers: ‘Covid shows it’s time to change’

We must change our behaviour before it’s too late. Picture: PA

Oxfordshire campaigner KATE OLDRIDGE sends a stark message to the G7 health ministers meetingin Oxford… Covid-19 has shown us that we are capable of profound change in the face of an emergency. As a leadership coach, I am in the business of change. But recently my interest in change has taken on a broader perspective. … Read more

Education budget priorities change thanks to COVID-19 relief

Representatives of the State Board of Education and state Department of Public Instruction (DPI) presented to lawmakers Wednesday a version of their budget priorities that include changes due to the availability of federal COVID-19 relief funds. The new budget priorities take advantage of federal funds for some areas, leaving state money available to be used … Read more

Conscious Capitalism: How To Be a Fashion Brand that Facilitates Change

Behind everything we do, there must be a deeper purpose. Fashion leads and shapes ideas on a global level, and we should be doing that not just for the industry, but for business as a whole. As fashion brands look to provide beautiful pieces that may push the boundaries of design, we must also look … Read more