Turkey’s parliamentarians on Wednesday unanimously approved the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, which aims to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels.
The U.S. will return more than 17,000 ancient artifacts, including the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet, after authorities recently reached a repatriation agreement with Baghdad to return artifacts seized from dealers and museums.
Companies have become expert at concentrating their profits in jurisdictions with low or zero corporate tax rates. That tax dodge — which is entirely legal — will become much less attractive once this agreement comes into force.
The Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations’ commitment to immediately share at least 870 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, supporting global access and helping to end the acute phase of the pandemic.
The initiative is a joint collaboration between the Palestinian startup Young Explorer, an online platform that offers consultations and information to parents of children with difficulties, and the Pakistani-Saudi technology group Educast.
In addition to improving public access to environmental information and encouraging public participation in environmental policymaking, the treaty also requires participating countries to protect environmental human rights defenders.