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Urban Transportation Key to Slow Climate Change

Urban Transportation Key to Slow Climate Change

For a century, the urban transportation roar of engines has been part of the city soundscape for billions of people worldwide. Getting around town means boarding a bus run by diesel, a car, or a car-rickshaw that runs on gasoline. Today, change is ongoing in Berlin, Bogota, and other cities taking innovative steps to cut […]

Filipinos Continue to Cope With Decades of Rolling Blackouts

Filipinos Continue to Cope With Decades of Rolling Blackouts

For as long as many people in the Philippines can remember, electricity has been a luxury. Lack of stable electricity has been a part of daily lives. Most Filipinos never dreamed that the rolling power outages of the 1990s still bedevil the country today. The Philippines has suffered a persistent power shortage since the mid-1980s. […]

China Orders Increased Coal Mining to Counter Electricity Crisis

China Orders Increased Coal Mining to Counter Electricity Crisis

China’s electricity crisis alarmed authorities and panicked businesses. Households had no power for days, workers had to take stairs instead of elevators, and manufacturers cut production drastically during the lead-up to Christmas. On Friday, the state council said it would allow power prices to go up to 20 percent, higher than the current 10 percent […]

Taliban and U.S. Discuss Relationship With New Afghanistan Government

Taliban and U.S. Discuss Relationship With New Afghanistan Government

Taliban delegates and U. S. representatives met in Doha, Qatar to discuss the relationship with the new Afghanistan government. This high-level meeting was the first of its kind between two adversaries since the 20-year U.S. occupation ended on August 15. According to Ned Price, U.S. Department of State spokesman, The discussions were professional and straightforward. […]

COVID-19 Health Pass Took Thousands to the Street [Video]

COVID-19 Health Pass Took Thousands to the Street [Video]

Thousands of protesters demonstrated in central Rome on Saturday that includes members of far-right groups against the extension of the COVID-19 health pass system to all workplaces. Italian police used water cannons and tear gas to push back hundreds of protesters. Italian authorities recently announced three weeks ago that from October 15, all persons working […]

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