The world will need sweeping changes over the next 20 years ranging from energy use to food production to achieve climate goals set by almost 200 nations, the new heads of a top environmental think-tank said.
Radical change urged over 20 years to attain climate goals
While some may see corporate diversity initiatives as nothing more than glitzy marketing campaigns, a PSU business school professor's research shows that companies that hire a more diverse set of employees are rewarded with a richer pipeline of innovative products and a stronger financial position.
Pro-diversity policies make companies more innovative and profitable
Less expensive care options for seniors recovering from severe and complex illnesses after hospitalization are not being utilized, according to researchers in Texas.
Seniors not utilizing cheaper post-hospitalization options
Since China ended its one-child policy allowing all families to have up to two children, an additional 90 million women have become eligible to have a second child. But new UBC sociology research suggests the new universal two-child policy could be negatively affecting women's status and gender equality.
China's two-child policy may exacerbate gender inequality
Children as young as seven apply basic laws of physics to problem-solving, rather than learning from what has previously been rewarded, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.
Young children use physics, not previous rewards, to learn about tools
A US court temporarily blocked the Trump administration from delaying or ending an Obama-era rule aimed at preventing oil and gas leaks during production, according to court documents, marking the fourth time either Congress or the courts have upheld the rule’s implementation.
US court blocks Trump administration from ending oil, gas waste rule
Burgers are possibly the most ubiquitous meal on Americans’ dinner plates, but they’re also among the most resource-intensive: Beef accounts for nearly half of the land use and greenhouse gas emissions associated with the food Americans eat.
A burger that saves emissions taking 2m cars off the road
Why is it that some buildings stand for hundreds of years, while others are demolished after only being used for a short time?
Beautiful buildings are more sustainable
Heavy snow and hazardous mountain conditions forced teams to suspend their search operation for the victims of a tragic passenger plane crash in Iran’s southwest.
Heavy snow halts search for victims of Iran plane crash
Iranian mourners held a funeral ceremony for the police forces who lost their lives during clashes between the security forces and members of the Gonabadi Dervishes on Monday.
Funeral held for police victims of Tehran attacks

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