Superflux cofounders Anab Jain and Jon Ardern say they wanted to make climate change and its impacts feel more personal, and putting people in an apartment of a family making due with such hardships was one way to do it. “Not just thinking about big, global scale problems, but how does that impact day-to-day life?” Ardern says. “From our research, one of the big impacts is going to be on price and availability of food, so given that reality, we wanted to explore what might we sacrifice in our homes in order to make our access to food a little more robust.” Another detail in the kitchen: a piece of paper with a recipe for “wild pepper and roach stir fry.” … [Read more...] about Step inside an apartment from the climate change-ravaged future
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"Only media came to notice me when I spend a week in front of the Parliament House of India on July 21, 2019. Before that also, I began my Parliament Movement since Feb. 2, 2019 (sic)," Kangujam said, adding that she even dropped out of her school in February 2019 to protest "every week in front of the Parliament of India". … [Read more...] about If you are calling me ‘Greta of India’, you are not covering my story, says 8-year-old climate activist Licypriya Kangujam
It further said the net worth criterion should not apply to companies with negative networth. Further, companies can specify a lower materiality threshold as per their RPT policies.Get access to India's fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code "GETPRO". Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app. … [Read more...] about SEBI panel proposes sweeping changes to norms governing related party transactions
Perhaps unsurprisingly, things didn’t pan out exactly how Ridley Scott envisioned. We still don’t have flying cars, unless you count oversize drones, and there are no replicants running wild (that we know of, anyway). But more prosaic technology, such as video calls and virtual assistants, is ubiquitous. And while Los Angeles isn’t entirely choked in smog, as Ridley predicted, it’s certainly threatened by wildfires. … [Read more...] about This is what our working lives will look like in 2040
The consensus among bankers is that most defaults happen in loans that are lent to low-paying jobs, say nursing courses where salary levels too low. It becomes difficult for students to earn enough to spend for personal needs and find money to pay back to banks. One fifth of the NPAs (non-performing assets) come from loans to nursing courses, followed by engineering courses. Going by industry data, the NPA in education sector jumped to 8.97 percent at the end of March 2018, as compared with 7.29 percent in March 2016. Bad loans of PSBs in education sector stood at 5.70 percent in March 2015, according to official data. These are mostly on the books of public sector banks. … [Read more...] about Why have Indian banks stopped lending to students?