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Image copyright Getty Images An extra £14bn is needed each year to help the UK meet its climate commitments, a new think tank report suggests. Green Alliance says the cash is needed for clean transport, nature restoration, and low-carbon buildings. Over the past three years, it says that £9bn has been spent on projects that …

ATLANTA – Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, behind a panel of Plexiglass at the front of the House chamber, broke one more tradition during a legislative session of firsts thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. “We do not have the small army of custodians coming through the chamber this evening,” Ralston said addressing the full House …

Robert Erik Green A 50-year-old man living with his 81-year-old mother in The Villages has gotten a break after a driving under the influence charge last year at the entrance gate at the Village of LaBelle North. An attorney for Robert Erik Green was successful earlier this month in Sumter County Court in getting the …

June 14, 2020 at 6:25 AM EDT Wildfire season in the West is set to collide with coronavirus. Here’s why it matters. Coronavirus and the West’s wildfire season are on a collision course, with the virus on an upswing in several western states that are starting to see increased fire activity, especially those at heightened …

Amazon said on Wednesday that it’s banning use of its facial recognition software by police for one year, as pressure on tech companies builds to respond to the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis. “We’ve advocated that governments should put in place stronger regulations to govern the ethical use of facial …

Chandigarh Chitkara University is the only institute from India to have made it to the top eight finalists for the category – Technological Innovation of the Year for the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Awards 2020. Announcing the shortlisted Universities in 10 categories, THE’s chief knowledge officer, Phil Baty said, “Once again we were delighted …

LOWVILLE — The return of patients to their doctors and elective surgeries along with federal stimulus revenue both large and small are projected to help Lewis County Health System land softly at break-even by the end of the year. Unless, of course, it doesn’t. There are a lot of variables. The first half of 2020 …

with Paulina Firozi Even as President Trump calls for a “transition to greatness” and many states lift social distancing restrictions, Americans are not expecting a quick return to normal amid the coronavirus pandemic. And they’re not optimistic that a vaccine is coming soon.  A spate of recent polls reveals Americans’ attitudes toward the novel coronavirus, …

Muslims in Manitoba are wishing each other Eid Mubarak a little differently this holiday during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eid al-Fitr begins this Saturday at sunset on the first sighting of the crescent moon to mark the end of a 30-day long fast for Ramadan — in which observers abstain from food and drink daily from dawn until sunset — like no other for many …

The world is going through a major crisis, and people are encouraged to stay within the bounds of their home to stay safe from Covid-19 pandemic. Books are considered a man’s best friend. So, in such distressing times, it is a good idea to indulge in some of the literary masterpieces to learn about some …