2019 TIME PERSON OF THE YEAR: GRETA THUNBERG. THE POWER OF YOUTH.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC states.
Eagle Hill Consulting
New research finds that the majority of working age Americans believe that integrity is on the decline in corporate America. Fifty-four percent of respondents say that integrity has gotten worse among companies during the past five years.
Among developed nations, the US is far and away the most violent — in large part due to the easy access many Americans have to firearms.
United Technologies Corp.
Did you know buildings can deliver billions of dollars' worth of public health benefits, including fewer hospitalizations and reduced climate impacts? A new study says that's the case – if they're energy efficient buildings.
Central Valley Business Times
Legislation would tap the richest Californians to make college free for all
• “The cost of sending your kids to college has been rising faster than wages for the great majority of Californians”
Houston Public Media - University of Houston
Texas could lose big if it pursues policies that curtail the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents. That’s the message from a study commissioned by the Texas Association of Business, the state’s chamber of commerce.
This new electrically-assisted tricycle began delivering packages in Portland, Or., on November 21. UPS anticipates this eBike prototype could become a component of its delivery capabilities in some other cities across the country.
FROM THE WINDOW of an airplane high above Nevada, the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Facility is a bright flash on the landscape. You can really only appreciate its enormity from the ground.
Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District and member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs announced $4,650,743 in grants to fight veteran homelessness in Nevada.
Nevada Business - By Mitch Truswell
Middle school students at Nevada public schools will have access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM 101) curriculum, thanks to a generous gift from The STEM Academy, Inc.