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Manhattan

A top New York City lawmaker announced a bill Monday to mandate dramatic energy use cuts in big buildings, by far the biggest source of carbon dioxide, in a historic move that could set a new standard for cities around the world.

Palms

More than 90 institutional investors representing over $6.7 trillion in assets under management have written to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) calling on it to strengthen its green certification standards for palm oil production.

EthiopiaWasteToEnergy

It is supposed to take 1,400 tons of waste daily which figure comes up to about 80% of refuse generated by Addis Ababa. It will go on to supply the capital with 30% household electricity needs whiles conforming to global standards on air emissions.

Medical exam

The school says it wanted to reduce the amount of debt students are saddled with after medical school and attract a more diverse class of students.

Newspapers

The move comes amid an initiative led by the Boston Globe editorial board in which more than 350 news organizations published editorials promoting the freedom of the press.

Pride flag

For the first time ever, LGBTQ Pennsylvanians have a way to seek recourse from the state if they’re the subject of discrimination based on their gender identity or sexual orientation.

Ghanaian men

Ghana is the second country after Mexico to produce this report, the primary objective of which is to ensure a more effective tracking of Ghana’s performance on the SDGs.

Ireland

Taoiseach says move is necessary as part of climate change obligations.

Pearl Jam

In addition to Pearl Jam’s efforts, over 80 Seattle restaurants joined the campaign and donated a portion of their Wednesday sales to Pearl Jam’s Home Away fund.

Christine Hallquist

Christine Hallquist, a Democrat, won Vermont’s Governor’s primary.

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