Why the US Has Such a Rocky Relationship With UNESCO10/15/2017 03:00The Reagan Administration chose to withdraw from the organization in 1984, at the height of the Cold War, citing corruption and what it considered an ideological tilt towards the Soviet Union against the West. President George W. Bush rejoined the organization in 2002, claiming it had gotten its books an order and expunged some of its most virulent anti-Western and anti-Israel biases...
Sabarimala Temple Case: Supreme Court Refers Women's Entry Case to Constitution Bench10/14/2017 03:00However, the Kerala government on November 7 had informed the Supreme Court that it favoured the entry of women of all age groups in the temple.The management of the Sabarimala temple had told the apex court that it had banned the entry of women because they can't maintain their "pureness" on account of menstruation...
Air Quality a Concern as Smoke Drifts from Nearby Wildfires10/13/2017 03:00Above, NASA satellite image showing the massive smoke plumes from the wildfires burning in Wine Country. As winds continue moving, Friday and Saturday should see a return to poor air quality, Flannigan said.On Tuesday, air quality officials issued health and smoke advisories for all nine Bay Area counties, the second such warning issued this fall wildfire season...
Atlantic wind farms could provide 'civilization-scale power'10/12/2017 03:00This is the result of a chain of cause and effect originated by the thermal energy contained in the seawater that Atlantic currents transport north during the winter. Wind speeds are, on average, much higher over ocean than they are over land, which means that theoretically wind farms in the open ocean could capture five times more energy than wind farms on land...
Seymour encourages Cayman businesses to support workers' mental health10/11/2017 03:00On World Mental Health Day, absence management expert Adrian Lewis, Director of Codel Software discusses how United Kingdom businesses could benefit from utilising tools and technology to tackle employee mental health issues head on.Among those attending and signing were Healthwatch Kent, Tonbridge and Malling Council, Gravesham Borough Council, Maidstone Borough Council and Swale Borough Council...