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How the Biden Administration Is Reacting to SCOTUS Climate Setback

How the Biden Administration Is Reacting to SCOTUS Climate Setback

You might expect that Gina McCarthy, President Joe Biden’s national climate advisor, would be frustrated this week. The Supreme Court dealt a significant blow on Thursday to what was once the most promising avenue for tackling climate change, curtailing the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate emissions from the power sector. McCarthy …

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President Ferdinand Marcos jnr sworn in, sings his father’s praises

President Ferdinand Marcos jnr sworn in, sings his father’s praises

“Wow is this really happening?” asked Bonifacio Ilagan, a 70-year-old activist who was detained and severely tortured by counterinsurgency forces during the elder Marcos’s rule. “For victims of martial law like me, this is a nightmare.” Marching in the streets, the protesters displayed placards that read, “Never again to martial law” and “Reject Marcos-Duterte.” Such …

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The Ruling’s Implications May Extend Beyond The Climate Fight

The Ruling’s Implications May Extend Beyond The Climate Fight

In striking down an Environmental Protection Agency plan to reduce carbon emissions from power plants, the Supreme Court issued a decision whose implications go beyond hobbling the government’s ability to fight climate change. Many other types of regulations might now be harder to defend. The court’s Republican-appointed supermajority used the case to entrench and strengthen …

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Sam Tinnesz On Working With Dashboard Confessional, Members Of Paramore And The Road To His New Album

Sam Tinnesz On Working With Dashboard Confessional, Members Of Paramore And The Road To His New Album

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Sam Tinnesz is no stranger to writing catchy and timeless music. When Tinnesz first started making music professionally, he was quick to cement himself as the go-to person in the room for lyrics, compelling ideas and melodies when working with producers and artists. While initially making a name for himself working with artists …

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Finance Ministry To Do Impact Analysis Of Public-sector Banks Merger, Seeks Report From Banks

Finance Ministry To Do Impact Analysis Of Public-sector Banks Merger, Seeks Report From Banks

The finance ministry has asked the large state-run lenders – such as Punjab National Bank (PNB), Canara Bank, Union Bank and Indian Bank – to submit a report on the impact of the massive consolidation exercise that they went through in April 2020, sources told FE. The idea is to conduct a comprehensive analysis of …

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UN extends arms embargo on armed groups in volatile Congo

UN extends arms embargo on armed groups in volatile Congo

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution Thursday extending an arms embargo on armed groups in Congo, which is facing an upsurge in violence in the mineral-rich east, with Russia, China and its three African members abstaining. Congo’s government has repeatedly called for the lifting of a requirement that it give …

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Supreme Court Curbs EPA’s Ability To Fight Climate Change

Supreme Court Curbs EPA’s Ability To Fight Climate Change

In addition, the court cut back agency authority in general invoking the so-called “major questions” doctrine — a ruling that will impact the federal government’s authority to regulate in other areas of climate policy, as well as regulation of the internet and worker safety. The decision issued Thursday will send shockwaves across the federal government, …

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House Committee: End Loophole Allowing Tuition-share Agreements Between OPMs And Colleges

House Committee: End Loophole Allowing Tuition-share Agreements Between OPMs And Colleges

Listen to the article5 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: A powerful congressional committee is urging the U.S. Department of Education to no longer allow colleges to have tuition-sharing agreements with for-profit companies that help them run and recruit students into online programs.  The U.S. House …

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2022 NHL Mock Draft: Shane Wright Tops Final Version

2022 NHL Mock Draft: Shane Wright Tops Final Version

Almost there. The long draft season, which began before the last draft was even completed, is reaching its conclusion. One week from Thursday, the top draft-eligible prospects from around the world will descend on Montreal in hopes of hearing their names called and donning new jerseys onstage. The 2022 NHL Draft has been through so …

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