Ardern’s victory comes after she has won widespread praise and support for her ambitious leadership on the climate crisis and science-based approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the IEA, the cost of solar is up to 50% less than previously believed and is now well below that for new coal plants and other fossil-based sources.
The order directs state agencies to protect and bolster soil health, restore wetlands, manage forests, and create and maintain more parks and green spaces, among other measures.
The new research facility explores how we can use psychedelic substances to better understand our brains, enhance well-being, and deepen spiritual insight.
The difficulty and pain of 2020 have forced us to reconsider our priorities and values. They have provided us an opportunity to more fully step into who we really are.
“These companies have known for more than 50 years that their products were going to cause the worst flooding the world has seen since Noah built the Ark. And instead of warning us, they covered up the truth and turned our flooding problems into their profits.”
Two young adults and four children from Portugal have filed the first-ever climate crisis case with the European court of human rights in Strasbourg, France. They are demanding that 33 countries, including the European Union itself, drastically curb carbon emissions in order to ensure the safety and welbeing of future generations.
The move comes weeks after a peace deal was reached between the Sudanese government and rebel forces from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North who have long been embattled in the nation’s region of Darfur.
Researchers at Washington University have developed a new COVID-19 testing method that is faster, simpler, more economical and does not require many of the supplies in short supply. The new test can be self-administered, without any healthcare workers present.
The researchers saw “remarkable” results for the 20 microgram dose compared to the placebo, comparable to those seen from many common opioid painkillers.