The environmental and climate justice movement has had substantial successes on both the local and national fronts. We have cleaned up brownfields, stopped the siting of power plants, facilitated community-based planning for climate adaption and resilience, all while developing a framework known as Just Transitions, which rejects the “dig, burn, dump” economy and wants to push it away from an extractive economy to a regenerative one. … [Read more...] about People of color are bracing for climate injustice under Trump
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Let's face it, people are popping to their friend's houses, thousands of people went to the beach for bank holiday weekend, and there's really no difference between getting filler injected and sitting on a packed tube. … [Read more...] about I’ve had £1.5k of Botox, filler & waxing by sneaking a beautician in during lockdown – I’d rather be ill than look rough
Ipsita Dasgupta, president of Hotstar International, an Indian streaming platform delivering Indian Premier League cricket to thousands of south Asian households across the US, highlights illuminating viewing patterns for the ongoing T20 extravaganza that so captivates India. She declined to disclose specific Hotstar US viewing figures but offered outline streaming data that superficially marries up with some of the grand stadium plans. Unsurprisingly, California (19%) and the Tri-state area (15-16%) account for the largest shares. Illinois, Texas and Florida also drew large pockets, Dasgupta says. Dallas was by some distance the biggest market in the Lone Star state and the fourth largest in the US, she adds. … [Read more...] about Does Texas really need a $500m cricket stadium?
Dublin Virgin Trains’ Rail & Sail tickets to Ireland are one of Britain’s best-kept travel secrets. It’s possible to buy a ticket from a local station to Dublin for £46 or less each way, with train and ferry all on one ticket. The train takes the scenic north Wales coast to Holyhead (sit on the right hand side for the sea views), passing under the imposing battlements of Conwy Castle. The crossing to Dublin takes 3¼ hours. Stay at Kelly’s hotel (doubles from €74 B&B) if you want to be in the (noisy) centre of the action (it’s above Hogan’s bar) or at Ariel House (doubles from €110 B&B), 2km from the city centre, for peace and quiet (unless there’s a big rugby or football match on – it’s next to the national stadium). … [Read more...] about 10 of the best no-fly holidays from the UK
He told the PA news agency: "Usually in the winter when we have hail it is quite small, but this time of the year, because the heat gives the thunderstorms more energy and helps keep the hail stones up in the clouds for longer, they get to grow more and then fall from the sky." … [Read more...] about Boris begs Brits to behave: PM slams beachgoers for ‘taking liberties’ after packed seasides turned into hotbeds of violence and sparked major incident yesterday – but threat of rain sees sunseekers exercise a little more caution today