Biden administration details ‘largest internet investment in our nation’s history’

When President Biden signed the Bilateral Infrastructure Act final November, he promised $45 billion to assist enhance America’s spotty broadband infrastructure. This week, administration officers supplied extra particulars on the way to increase that cash by way of a brand new “Web for All” program that goals to carry high-speed web all through the US. … Read more

Western industrialized nations must shoulder financial burden to fight climate change: Environment Minister

Western industrialized nations must shoulder financial burden to fight climate change: Environment Minister

The Minister said India’s per capita carbon emission is among the lowest in the world The Minister said India’s per capita carbon emission is among the lowest in the world Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav on Sunday said India’s per capita carbon emission is among the lowest in the world and therefore the western industrialized … Read more

Western nations must bear financial burden to fight climate change: Env Minister

Western nations must bear financial burden to fight climate change: Env Minister

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav on Sunday said India’s per capita carbon emission is among the lowest in the world and the western industrialized nations should bear the bulk of the burden for combating financial climate change. Addressing the ”Conference on Environmental Diversity and Environmental Jurisprudence: National and International Perspective” at Chandigarh University, the minister … Read more

Plano-based Toyota North America ranks among the nation’s leaders for diversity and inclusion

Plano-based Toyota North America ranks among the nation’s leaders for diversity and inclusion

Three of Toyota North America’s US plants are run by women or people of color. The makeup of its nearly 4,000-employee headquarters in Plano closely mirrors the demographics of Dallas-Fort Worth. And the Japanese company’s discrimination policy goes well beyond standard equal opportunity protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity. Those are among the … Read more

Precolonial First Nations oyster fisheries sustained millennia of intense harvests, study shows | Environment

Oyster fisheries in Australia and North America survived for up to 10,000 years prior to colonisation, sustaining First Nations communities even under intense harvest, according to new research. The study calls for Indigenous knowledge to be incorporated into managing oyster reefs today. Oyster fisheries have declined globally in modern times: an estimated 85% of 19th-century … Read more

Latina Leaders to Serve as Key Speakers at First-of-its-Kind Global Embassy for Women in Nation’s Capital, Washington, DC

Latina Leaders to Serve as Key Speakers at First-of-its-Kind Global Embassy for Women in Nation’s Capital, Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, DC –News Direct– Vital Voices Global Partnership Vital Voices, an international non-profit, non-partisan, non-governmental organization that invests in women leaders, is proud to announce that the following group of Latina trailblazers will participate in the grand opening of the new Vital Voices Global Headquarters for Women’s Leadership as speakers in its Leadership Talks series: … Read more