Global cities around the world are starting to take drastic measures to reduce road transport emissions. In New York City, a new law is being put in place that will charge drivers well over $10 to drive n the busiest parts of Manhattan to reduce congestion and lower air … [Read more...] about London just launched an ultra-low emissions zone for its city center
The people of Chicago have spoken! Lori Lightfoot, a former lawyer and president of the Chicago Police Board, has been elected mayor of Chicago, marking the first time an openly lesbian, black woman has been elected to the position of mayor in a major US city. This is a big deal, … [Read more...] about Chicago just elected a black woman as mayor for the very first time
Talk to any New Yorker and they will tell you how bad traffic is in the city. Recently, policymakers decided to address the problem by introducing a bill that would charge vehicles over $10 to drive in the busiest parts of Manhattan. But to ensure that their congestion pricing … [Read more...] about Can New York City’s congestion pricing plan alleviate traffic?
Recent decisions to reverse bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, were received by a US District Court Judge with ‘not so fast’. Last Friday, Judge Sharon Gleason decided to throw out the recent executive order … [Read more...] about Judge restores drilling ban in Arctic
The phenomenon of ‘fake news’ poses a serious threat to democracies all over the world because of its ability to significantly influence political and social trends in our societies. In an attempt to prevent such democratic disruptions, governments in the Asia Pacific region are … [Read more...] about Singapore and Australia are drawing news laws to stop spread of fake news