social progress from 50,000 B.C. to today
The European Union has launched a legal action against Hungary in a deliberate swipe at a country that stands accused by many in Brussels of backsliding on its commitments to democracy.
The UK has launched a £8.6 million national research programme to investigate how to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, the first of its kind.
South Australia is not just likely to have already met its target of 50 per cent renewables some eight years ahead of time, it is now heading for an extraordinary penetration rate of 80 per cent wind and solar by 2021.
The solar power industry is burgeoning in India! The country made history in February by generating over 1 billion kilowatts of power in a single month.
Workers dismantle an an obelisk dedicated to the Battle of Liberty Place, which commemorated whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government.
The money will be deployed via three streams to tackle the different issues facing women of color in distinct ways.
According to the National Grid, the UK did not use coal to generate electricity for a full day on Friday 21 April – the first time since the Industrial Revolution.
WHO director general says significant strides have been made in fight against sleeping sickness, elephantiasis and other neglected tropical diseases
Mayor Ed Lee on Thursday set a new goal for San Francisco — that at least 50 percent of the city’s electricity come from renewable sources by 2020. That’s 10 years ahead of the target the state has set for itself.
In late March, Austin City Council passed a cooperative business ordinance, which primarily supports the idea of worker cooperatives — businesses that are owned and democratically controlled by workers
Egalitarian, Multi-cultural, Non-hierarchical, Tolerance
Science, Mechanistic, Materialism, Technology
The Principia is “regarded as one of the most important works in the history of science”.
Right and wrong, Religion, Conformity, Law, Authoritarianism
The code consists of 282 laws, with scaled punishments, adjusting “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” as graded depending on social status, of slave versus free man.
Self distinct from tribe, Heroism, Power, Might is right
Agriculture began independently in different parts of the globe, and included a diverse range of taxa. At least eleven separate regions of the Old and New World were involved as independent centers of origin.
Rituals, Spirits, Animism, Tribes, Superstitions
Broadly defined, mysticism can be found in all religious traditions, from indigenous religions and folk religions like shamanism, to organised religions like the Abrahamic faiths and Indian religions, and modern spirituality, New Age and New Religious Movements.
Survival, Sex, Food, First human societies, Infants
The discovery of fire, or, more precisely, the controlled use of fire was, of necessity, one of the earliest of human discoveries.