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Month: November 2023

Climate Environment World News

The leader of the United Nations, António Guterres, urges Cop28 to take action against the rapid decline of the climate.

“We are living through climate collapse in real time,” UN secretary-general António Guterres has told Cop28 delegates in Dubai. He presented at the unveiling of the World Meteorological Organization’s alarming State of the Climate report, which predicted that 2023 will…

Culture TV and Radio

Will This Morning be able to endure amidst scandals and a decline in popularity?

I If the solution to a problem involves inviting the Duchess of York to discuss the benefits of “flirtatious lingerie”, it must be a dire situation. Recently, the struggling ITV daytime show This Morning featured Sarah Ferguson as its guest…

Culture TV and Radio

The top podcasts of the week are Marina Hyde and Richard Osman discussing pop culture.

: Top choices of the week: Entertainment is everything else. Easily accessible, new episodes released every week. Richard Osman and Marina Hyde from the Guardian collaborate to create a hilarious commentary on the week’s popular culture, filled with witty chemistry….

Environment World News

How a Sheikh from the UAE Quietly Brokered Carbon Deals for Forests Larger Than the UK: The Modern “Scramble for Africa”

T Large portions of African forest are being transferred through major carbon offsetting agreements, totaling an area of land that exceeds the size of the United Kingdom. These deals, orchestrated by a lesser-known member of Dubai’s royal family, span up…


In the Footsteps of Du Fu by Michael Wood review – the great poet’s progress

T Unfortunately, most of us who are not from China are not well-informed about the classical poetry of the country. This is further complicated by the frequent changes in transliteration of the names of renowned poets. In 1915, Ezra Pound’s…

Rugby union Sport

The legal battle surrounding brain injuries in rugby players reaches a pivotal moment in court.

I It has been a decade since my initial conversation with Peter Robinson regarding the passing of his son, Ben. On January 29, 2011, Ben suffered fatal brain swelling after being struck in the head twice during a school rugby…


Review of “Brooklyn Crime Novel” by Jonathan Lethem – the demise of a community

J Jonathan Lethem is most famous for his unique incorporation of different genres and his reflective contemplation of his hometown. His novel Motherless Brooklyn, which gained recognition in 1999, features a protagonist named Lionel Essrog with Tourette syndrome, adding a…

Culture TV and Radio

“Tonight’s television lineup: the most crispy moments from the Bake Off competition.”

The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice 8pm, Channel 4 Alison Hammond did a great job as co-host for the first time, while Nicky had a dry beaver. The technical challenge was to make a treacle pudding, but unfortunately…

Climate Environment World News

The former climate chief of the UN advises us to find a balance between outrage and optimism.

The former climate chief of the UN has advised people to find a balance between outrage and optimism in the aftermath of a summer marked by extreme weather. This call comes as the Cop28 climate summit begins. Christiana Figueres, an…

Environment World News

The world’s largest transportation system is accessible to all individuals, regardless of social status, through the use of buses.

I In 2004, Ananda Putra Fajar, also known as Nanda to his loved ones, was one of the individuals testing out Jakarta’s recently introduced initial fleet of buses. Jakarta had a notorious reputation for its heavy traffic and environmental pollution,…