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Amazon plans three solar power projects in the US and Spain
Engadget

Amazon continues to face criticism for its lack of environmental commitments, but it's making at least some strides toward reducing its impact on the planet. The internet giant has unveiled plans for three new solar power projects, two of them in the US and o… more…

Qualcomm launches the XR2 platform for 5G-connected AR and VR devices
TechCrunch

At its Snapdragon Boondoggle Summit in sunny Maui, Hawaii, Qualcomm today announced the launch of its XR2 platform, which it describes as the “world’s first 5G-supported extended reality (XR) platform.” The company’s older XR1 platform, which already powers a… more…

10 documentaries to watch on Netflix if you want to learn something new
Mashable

TIME dubbed the summer of 2018 as a "mini documentary boom," but it seems the documentary peak has transformed into an impressive plateau: Earlier this year, NPR claimed that documentaries were in an "undeniable golden age." And now Netflix has upped its game… more…

Mold at military housing caused mushrooms to grow out of carpets, lawsuit says
CNN

Mold in privately run housing at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida not only caused health problems but led to mushrooms growing out of a floor and carpet, according to a federal lawsuit filed by five service members and their families. more…

It should be the goal of every business to protect our planet
Blog.google

Today, at the start of the 25th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, Google is joining 70 other companies and union leaders to call for the United States to stay in the Paris Agreement. We’re also sharing what Google is doing as a global innovator… more…

Here's how high schools have changed over the past decade, from vaping to TikTok clubs
Insider.com

The high school experience has changed drastically between 2010 and 2019. Those who graduated at the beginning of the decade are now nearing their 30s, while today's high school seniors are just beginning adulthood. In that time period, rapidly changing techn… more…

Jason Kenney calls November job losses ‘disappointing,’ but expects oil and gas growth in 2020 - Global News
Globalnews.ca

Jason Kenney calls November job losses ‘disappointing,’ but expects oil and gas growth in 2020 Global News Ottawa accepts Alberta's new $30-per-tonne carbon plan for large emitters in 2020 CBC.ca Kenney and eight cabinet ministers off to Ottawa to demand 'fai… more…

Alberta school bus crash leaves 5 people in critical condition - Global News
Globalnews.ca

Alberta school bus crash leaves 5 people in critical condition Global News Three students in critical condition after Smoky Lake highway crash involving school bus, crane Edmonton Journal School bus crash near Smoky Lake sends several to hospital | Watch News… more…

Council consensus: what premiers are hoping for out of Monday's meeting - CTV News
Ctvnews.ca

Council consensus: what premiers are hoping for out of Monday's meeting CTV News Premiers meet on Doug Ford's turf to push Ottawa to send more money to the provinces CBC.ca What Canada’s premiers are hoping to achieve at Monday’s meeting Global News Jason Ken… more…

James Turner Asks Us to Choose Love This Holiday Season
Design-milk.com

For this Design Store(y), we talked to James Turner about Choose Love pop-up shops that do good where every purchase goes straight to Help Refugees. more…

How to Get Started in China and Have Success
Readwrite.com

Are you an ambitious entrepreneur from the west seeking to expand to China? Or are you interested in opening a new business in China? If yes, this article is for you. Here is how to get started in China and have success. We will explain the five most viable b… more…

DATA: Robinhood users are really bad at portfolio diversification
The Next Web

Can Robinhood users actually call themselves Robin Hoods, or is it just another tool for the rich to rob the average Joe? In this series we’re diving deep into Robinhood’s public data to uncover insights on its users’ activity. Welcome to part two, where we’l… more…

Davos Reset: New Manifesto Issued for World Economic Forum’s 50th Anniversary, Updating the Forum’s Guiding Document for the Modern Era
Time

The Manifesto declares that companies should pay their share of taxes, fight corruption, support human rights, and push for fair market competition. more…

What Happened to the U.S.S. Arizona After Pearl Harbor?
Time

Decades after the Japanese attack, the underwater wreckage is considered a historic relic, a sacred open grave and an environmental dilemma. more…

Trump Administration Authorizes ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Predators Again, Months After Backlash
Time

Despite reversing its position in August, the Trump Administration reauthorized the use of "cyanide bombs," with some new safety regulations. more…

‘The Odor Is Just Unbelievable.’ Sewer Blockage Pushes Waste Into 300 New York City Homes
Time

A blocked sewer main flooded basements with brown filth and left residents in a neighborhood near New York City’s JFK Airport sickened more…

FDA bowed to industry for decades as alarms were sounded over talc
Reuters

Since the 1970s, the FDA downplayed health concerns about talc in powders and cosmetics, deferring again and again to manufacturers, documents show. more…

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FA Center: Why ESG investing is starting to grow on your financial adviser
Marketwatch.com

Stock investors increasingly are putting their money where their values are, writes Morey Stettner. more…

Gratitude Network Announces 30 Fellows For 2020 Cohort Of Changemakers For Children
Forbes.com

The Gratitude Network, a Bay Area-based leadership development organization led by serial entrepreneur, angel investor and venture capitalist, Randy Haykin today announced the selection of 30 fellows for the 2020 cohort of changemakers working to support chil… more…