The country follows in the footsteps of Zimbabwe, Zambia and Lesotho, neighboring south-east African states that have legalized medicinal cannabis, as well as South Africa, where medicinal and recreational use was decriminalized in 2018.
One of the largest utility companies in the U.S. Midwest will spend $7.6 billion on a five-year plan to install smart meters, add solar energy and battery storage, purchase 700 MW of wind power, and more.
The group, called Students for Carbon Dividends, also includes Democratic students and environmental groups from ivy leagues like Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. And it supports one specific climate change policy that calls for taxing carbon emissions.
The fund – to which countries have pledged more than $10 billion – adopted a landmark policy to protect indigenous people who often live in or near forests, where the fund plans to back conservation projects.
Campaigners hail progress as Amsterdam store offers dedicated aisle of more than 700 products, with plans for a national roll-out