The 7th Military World Games organizers have sent out invitations to 138 members of International Military Sports Council (CISM).Chinese soldiers attend the 6th Military World Games in South Korea. [File photo: 81.cn]The military sports meet will be held in Wuhan, the capital city of central China's Hubei province."We sincerely invite you[……]
The view of the busy Xiamen port in East China's Fujian Province.[Photo:VCG]As part of the Belt and Road Initiative, the port city fo Xiamen in Fujian is seeing an increase in trade along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. Since being first proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping five years ago, the Belt and Road Intiative has been the[……]
When I think back on my childhood, I always remember a dog being part of the family. When I was younger my family moved around quite a bit, every two years or so we would move to a different neighborhood or state. We had dogs ranging from cocker spaniels to Great Danes. We never had a problem finding a house t[……]
Fifty-nine people in the U.S. will likely die prematurely as a result of the excess emissions allowed by Volkswagen’s test-cheating software, according to a new study. If each of the nearly 500,000 offending diesel cars in the U.S. stays on the road, the death count could climb as high as 140.
That’s the verdict[……]
Jeremy Schwartz had an epiphany last February on the banks of the Amazon River.
The chief executive of the Body Shop — which pioneered ethical, natural beauty products in 1976 — wanted to find a way for the L’Oreal-owned cosmetics chain to reclaim its place as a corporate leader in environmental consciousness.[……]
This weekend, Atlanta experienced record-setting temperatures in the high 70s, continuing a trend of warm winters. There’s a growing sense, even in conservative Georgia, that something’s not right when you’re attending Christmas events like ice skating and the evening parade in t-shirts and shorts. With apologies[……]
Among other achievements, the Paris climate conference gave birth to the Mission Innovation Initiative, a joint effort by 20 world governments to accelerate the pace of “clean energy innovation” by doubling energy R&D over the next few years. The launch statement begins by explaining that current technologies ar[……]
Noah Berger, UC Berkeley
Berkeley-based engineering firm SimpleWater has developed a new way to remove arsenic from groundwater through the age-old rusting process. SimpleWater chief science officer Susan Amrose works in her lab.
John Pujol and his team at SimpleWater, a Berkeley-based engineeri[……]
Tristan R. Brown, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Falling gasoline prices have sparked a comeback among gas guzzlers, and the Obama administration wants to stop it in its tracks.
The White House last week proposed making crude oil more expensive by imposing a new tax of U[……]
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Unusual and unnecessary written commentary issued prior to hearing arguments in a landmark case. Alleged vulgar gesticulations on the steps of a church. “Quack quack” as a closing comment when defending his controversial refusal to recuse himself from a case involving his du[……]