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A Major Change in the Minors: Baseball Moving the Mound Back

A Major Change in the Minors: Baseball Moving the Mound Back

A Major Change in the Minors: Baseball Moving the Mound Back A Major Change in the Minors: Baseball Moving the Mound Back Strikeouts were out of control. Changes in pitching techniques had resulted in batters swinging and missing like never before. To fix the problem, leading minds focused on the center of the diamond. The pitcher would have to move …

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10 best movies about climate change, from Avatar to The Day After Tomorrow

10 best movies about climate change, from Avatar to The Day After Tomorrow

10 best movies about climate change, from Avatar to The Day After Tomorrow 10 best movies about climate change, from Avatar to The Day After Tomorrow S ometimes you get Dennis Quaid fleeing a blizzard, others you get Mark Wahlberg chatting with a plastic plant. Given Hollywood’s reputation as the home of tree-hugging liberals, you might think that the climate …

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Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change

Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change

Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change WASHINGTON — More than 300 businesses, including Google, McDonalds and Walmart, are pushing the Biden administration to nearly double the United States’ target for cuts to planet-warming emissions ahead of an April 22 global summit on climate change. In a …

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Biden Wants World Leaders to Make Climate Change Commitments

Biden Wants Leaders to Make Climate Commitments for Earth Day

Biden Wants World Leaders to Make Climate Change Commitments Biden Wants World Leaders to Make Climate Change Commitments WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is nearing agreements with Japan, Korea and Canada to bolster carbon emission reduction targets in all four countries ahead of a closely watched summit of global leaders on Earth Day, April 22. But in the latest sign …

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NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change?

NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change?

NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change? NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change? “It’s really a big boom and the prices have been going crazy. But it can’t continue like this,” Mr. Lemercier said. “So there’s a sense that there is a very limited amount of time …

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National Intelligence Council warns of ‘catastrophic shocks’ from climate change and other threats

National Intelligence Council warns of ‘catastrophic shocks’ from climate change and other threats

National Intelligence Council warns of ‘catastrophic shocks’ from climate change and other threats National Intelligence Council warns of ‘catastrophic shocks’ from climate change and other threats A new intelligence report sees many storm clouds on the horizon for global security, and not just from war and terrorism. Climate change, disease, the growing gap between the world’s rich and poor, and …

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How Debt and Climate Change Pose ‘Systemic Risk’ to World Economy

How Debt and Climate Change Pose ‘Systemic Risk’ to World Economy

How Debt and Climate Change Pose ‘Systemic Risk’ to World Economy How Debt and Climate Change Pose ‘Systemic Risk’ to World Economy How does a country deal with climate disasters when it’s drowning in debt? Not very well, it turns out. Especially not when a global pandemic clobbers its economy. Take Belize, Fiji and Mozambique. Vastly different countries, they are …

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France’s Outspoken Student Union Positions Itself at the Vanguard of Change

France's Outspoken Student Union Positions Itself at the Vanguard of Change

France’s Outspoken Student Union Positions Itself at the Vanguard of Change France’s Outspoken Student Union Positions Itself at the Vanguard of Change PARIS — A powerful government minister recently condemned it as an organization whose activities are racist and could lead to “fascism.” Lawmakers accused it of promoting “separatism” and of aligning with “Islamo-leftism” before demanding its dissolution. France’s 114-year-old …

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America Favors Cars Over Public Transit. Can Biden Change That?

America Favors Cars Over Public Transit. Can Biden Change That?

America Favors Cars Over Public Transit. Can Biden Change That? America Favors Cars Over Public Transit. Can Biden Change That? If America is dominated by car culture and the call of the open road, there is a big reason for that: Over the past 65 years, the United States has spent nearly $10 trillion in public funds on highways and …

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An Argument for Investing Where the Return Is Social Change

An Argument for Investing Where the Return Is Social Change

An Argument for Investing Where the Return Is Social Change An Argument for Investing Where the Return Is Social Change Getting a market-rate return is something impact investors are comfortable with, but a lower return makes it harder to attract enough investors, said Trenton Allen, managing director and chief executive of Sustainable Capital Advisors. “It’s not impossible,” he said. “But …

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