Trump responds to impeachment acquittal with rambling, vitriolic speech – live news | US news

Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign plagiarized portions of its plans for maternal health, LGBTQ equality, the economy, tax policy, infrastructure, and mental health from research publications, media outlets, and a number of nonprofit, educational, and policy groups. The Intercept found that exact passages from at least eight Bloomberg plans or accompanying fact sheets were direct copies […]

India’s Outdoor Workers on the Frontlines of Climate Change — Global Issues

Agricultural, construction, mining and other outdoor workers are facing highest productivity loss from extreme heat. Credit: Manipadma Jena/IPS by Manipadma Jena (new dehli) Wednesday, February 05, 2020 Inter Press Service NEW DEHLI, Feb 05 (IPS) – Last June when more than half of India was reeling under daily temperatures topping 40 degrees Celsius, Nursing Behera’s […]

Pluto’s icy heart regulates its winds: NASA study

TORONTO — The dwarf planet Pluto’s icy “beating heart” of frozen nitrogen controls its winds and possibly other features on the surface, according to research released by NASA. The NASA study was published in the December 2019 Journal of Geophysical Research, and builds off of data taken from NASA’s 2015 New Horizons mission, which captured […]