Kennedy Mitchum, a recent college graduate from Missouri, believes that the dictionary’s current first definition of racism is too simple and too often employed to dismiss concerns and avoid accountability.
Advocacy groups like the ACLU have long raised significant privacy concerns regarding facial recognition. Researchers like Joy Buolamwini, Timnit Gebru, and Deborah Raji have demonstrated that these technologies can come with built-in racial and gender biases.
The UK is to enshrine a 2050 net zero emissions target in law, with an amendment to the Climate Change Act.
The practice reduces the environmental impact and saves land from being taken up by cemetery plots and headstones.
Wind XII consists of 591 MW of new wind capacity in Iowa and has propelled the company to be the first investor-owned electric utility in the US to generate renewable energy equal to 100% of its customers usage each year.
Government statistics show levels in 2016 were 49% below the 1990 baseline, with a 10.3% drop on the previous year.
New research shows, for the first time in an animal model, that tau pathology the second-most important lesion in the brain in patients with Alzheimer’s disease can be reversed by a drug.
The World Health Organization (WHO) certified Paraguay as having eliminated malaria, the first country in the Americas to be granted this status since Cuba in 1973.
New York City has become the first government in the U.S. to divest its pension funds from private prisons.
Signatories of the pact include Maruha Nichiro Corporation and Nippon Suisan Kaish the two largest fishing companies by revenues as well as the world’s two largest tuna companies and the two largest aquafeed companies.