London’s transportation agency is causing controversy with its proposal to make Uber drivers pass a written English test. When Uber successfully sued the city for the discriminatory policy, the agency reintroduced the English requirement for all drivers who want to hold a private-hire taxi license. … [Read more...] about London will require Uber drivers to pass a written English test
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MCX Gold has support at Rs 39,670-39,580 whereas resistance is at Rs 40,050-40,220. The bias remains sideways for the day. Price sustainability above the immediate resistance level of Rs 40,050 will give further momentum in the trend, according to Motilal Oswal. … [Read more...] about Gold price steady at Rs 40,023 per 10 gram ahead of ECB rate decision, silver dips
But sequestering carbon is complicated. Living forests are already excellent carbon sinks. Half of a tree’s weight is just sequestered carbon, according to the Forestry Service. Some scientists argue that leaving forests alone is a better way to store carbon than farming them to replace steel and concrete. “Keeping the trees in the forest is far more valuable for carbon storage alone–than any value derived from logging,” says Mike Garrity, the Montana-based executive director of Alliance for the Wild Rockies, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the natural ecology of the region. Garrity argues that the timber industry is pushing assumptions about the sustainability of timber that haven’t been proven by science. … [Read more...] about Can Timber Skyscrapers Really Help Save The Planet?
Though always a collective of emerging talent across a variety of topics, this year’s Fellows all stood out for how they approach their areas of expertise. “This year, I would say one of the main themes is looking at systems and global perspective,” Arad says. “[These] are the people who are showing us the way forward, pushing us forward, and getting us where we need to be. …They’re addressing systems that are working and reinforcing them, they’re addressing systems that aren’t working and changing them.” From complicated legal systems around border control to the global energy systems so crucial to our daily lives, these 2020 TED Fellows are working on solving big problems and highlighting important issues. … [Read more...] about Meet the 2020 TED Fellows, from snake scientists to geothermal energy entrepreneurs
The lead scene is a prime example. Since free bleeding (a term that refers to not using any products to absorb menstrual blood) while running the London Marathon last year, Gandhi–a longtime feminist–has become a vocal supporter of menstrual equity and gender equality. As a result, she’s also become a polarizing figure in media. Gandhi decided to open her set with statements relating to gender issues. For example, Rosie O’Donnell called her “a radical feminist woman” and Gandhi layered that in her song. Donald Trump used menstruation to insult journalist Megyn Kelly saying, “You can see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her…wherever,” so Gandhi incorporated a clip into the opening of her set. … [Read more...] about Inside The Visual Design Of A Mesmerizing Electronic Music Set