Category: <span>News</span>

Media Matters on Catherine Herridge Leaving Fox News

Media Matters on Catherine Herridge Leaving Fox News

Herridge Joins CBS News, saying “I feel privileged to join a team where facts and storytelling will always matter.” CatherineW Herridge, Fox News’ chief intelligence correspondent and veteran of more than two decades at the network, has announced that she would be leaving Fox  to join CBS News. In what can easily be read as...

Fashion Platform Zilingo’s Ankiti Bose to Become First Indian Woman to Co-Found a Near $1 billion Start-Up – and She’s Only in her 20s

Fashion Platform Zilingo’s Ankiti Bose to Become First Indian Woman to Co-Found a Near $1 billion Start-Up – and She’s Only in her 20s

When you hear of a 27-year-old millennial female involved in the fashion industry, you may not typically think of computers, data analytics and ecommerce. However, that is exactly the case with Ankiti Bose, the co-founder and CEO of fashion sourcing company Zilingo, poised to be India’s first female startup ‘unicorn’ with her company now valued...

Climate Joy Week #30: Honda to Sell Only Electric and Hybrid Cars in Europe from 2022, Leading Australian Engineers Reject Fossil Fuel Projects and More…

Climate Joy Week #30: Honda to Sell Only Electric and Hybrid Cars in Europe from 2022, Leading Australian Engineers Reject Fossil Fuel Projects and More…

This post was proudly brought to you by our partner: Hello there! As always, we welcome you to this week’s edition of our climate joy series. This right here marks our thirtieth weekly documentary of the joyful news arising from our fight to save our planet and I must admit, it has been quite the...

Climate Action Summit 2019: The Positive News That The Media Should Have Paid More Attention To

Climate Action Summit 2019: The Positive News That The Media Should Have Paid More Attention To

We all know that the impacts of climate change are being felt everywhere and are having very real consequences on people’s lives. Global emissions are reaching record levels and the last four years were the four hottest on record, with winter temperatures in the Arctic having risen by three degrees Celsius since 1990. Sea levels...

Climate Joy Week #29: Western South Atlantic Whales Come Back From Near Extinction, Florida Looks to Ban Sunscreen Harmful to Coral Reefs and more…

Climate Joy Week #29: Western South Atlantic Whales Come Back From Near Extinction, Florida Looks to Ban Sunscreen Harmful to Coral Reefs and more…

Welcome to another week of our Climate Joy Series where we document and collate joyful news from across the globe in the fight to save our climate. Now the list presented to you in this series every week are by no means exhaustive accounts of all the positive news there are; they are merely offerings...

Economics Nobel 2019: Why Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer Won

Economics Nobel 2019: Why Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer Won

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 (commonly known as the Nobel Prize for Economics) has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”. Through the award, the Nobel committee recognised both the significance of development economics in the...

Climate Joy Week #28: California Bans Hotels From Providing Travel-Size Plastic Toiletries, Unilever to Slash Plastic Use

Climate Joy Week #28: California Bans Hotels From Providing Travel-Size Plastic Toiletries, Unilever to Slash Plastic Use

Welcome to this week’s edition of our Climate Joy Series, we are so thrilled you stopped by. This week marks our 28th edition of our beloved series and if this visit is your first with us, please start from the beginning to fully understand what our Climate Joy series is all about. That being said,...

Climate Joy Week #27: The Ocean Cleanup’s Device Successfully Collects Plastic, Billionaire Owners of Fiji Water Donate $750 Million to Climate Research

Climate Joy Week #27: The Ocean Cleanup’s Device Successfully Collects Plastic, Billionaire Owners of Fiji Water Donate $750 Million to Climate Research

Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. As is our custom on this series, we bring you good news as it relates to climate action and the wellbeing of the planet. From the positive actions taken by private individuals and notable corporations, all the way to the European Union, here’s what we’re celebrating this...

Climate Joy Week #26: McDonald’s to Launch Plant-Based Beyond Meat Burger, Major Cruise Line Ditches Single-Use Plastic Bottles

Climate Joy Week #26: McDonald’s to Launch Plant-Based Beyond Meat Burger, Major Cruise Line Ditches Single-Use Plastic Bottles

Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. As per our tradition in this series, we bring to you another lineup of positive climate news from around the world, focussing on companies making strides towards sustainability. The United Nations Climate Summit was also held last week and rather than explore in this series, we will...

Climate Change is Expected to Hit the World’s Poorest Nations Hard. Here’s What Three of Them Are Doing About It…

Climate Change is Expected to Hit the World’s Poorest Nations Hard. Here’s What Three of Them Are Doing About It…

Flash floods, forest fires, drought, melting glaciers, rising sea levels, earthquakes… you’d think all of these have something to do with the end of the world prophecy as read in the bible but no. These are the results of activities performed solely by man and if you connect the dots of these catastrophic events it...

Why Climate Change is a Serious Public Health Threat

Why Climate Change is a Serious Public Health Threat

Writer’s note: Sorry this post may seem depressing, but I’m aiming for it to educate and empower you all. Keep learning, have informed conversations and fight for change. It is also a call for health systems and professionals to integrate and collaborate with climate adaptation and resilience. With the global climate strikes showcasing millions of...

Climate Joy Week #25: Activists and Citizens Unite at the Global Climate Strike, Amazon Makes Ambitious Climate Pledge and more…

Climate Joy Week #25: Activists and Citizens Unite at the Global Climate Strike, Amazon Makes Ambitious Climate Pledge and more…

Hi guys, welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy! We hope you participated in the rallies seeking climate action last Friday. If you did, that is awesome! More green to your rainbow! If for some reason you didn’t, we know that you are contributing in your own way to a better planet. Anyway, here’s...