Germany is predicted to complete its second year in a row of significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Along with the country’s lessening reliance on coal, Germany is consuming less energy and producing less CO2 than previously predicted.
In 1984 Russia sent the first woman, Svetlana Savitskaya, on a spacewalk. Since then, twelve U.S. women have completed 43 spacewalks.
According to AP News the Guatemalan government has predicted the ban, “…would eliminate more than half of the non-organic waste produced in the country.”
“In general, the world is improving. Since 2014, the world average score increased from 61.80 to 64.47, and there has been improvement on eight of 12 social progress components.”
The new California budget spends $280 million in total to make college more affordable.
“Our study shows that treatment to suppress HIV replication and gene editing therapy, when given sequentially, can eliminate HIV from cells and organs of infected animals.”
The highest court in Ecuador has ruled in favor of the legalization of same-sex unions, in a major victory for the LGBTQ community.
The plan will provide Medicaid coverage to approximately 90,000 undocumented residents between ages 19 and 25.
Costa Rica has passed legislation creating a full ban on the import, marketing, and distribution of all Styrofoam, or polystyrene, containers.
The UK government has committed to net zero carbon emissions by the year 2050, making it the first country with a major economy to create such a deadline.