Posts Tagged ‘scales’

BP scales back climate targets as profits more than double

Oil and gas giant BP has scaled back plans to reduce its production of fossil fuels by 2030 after it saw record annual profits that more than doubled to $27.7 billion last year. Gas prices soared following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, bolstering the company’s earnings. BP now plans to increase its oil and gas production […]

Researchers Find Evidence that Teeth Evolved from The Scales of Sharks

When it comes to determining the origin of various body parts and systems in mammals and other creatures, evolutionary scientists are confronted with an endless number of complex puzzles to solve. Read more Section:  News Evolution & Human Origins Read Later 

WATCH – ‘Pro-Life Spiderman’ Scales Tower in Oklahoma City: ‘Defending the Defenseless’

A man was spotted climbing the Devon Tower located in Oklahoma City on Tuesday to protest abortion.

Collected Essays, Volume VI by John Scales Avery

A new freely downloadable book I would like to announce the publication of a collection of the articles and book announcements which I have written during the last two years. Almost all of these have been published in Countercurrents or in TMS Weekly Digest or both. I am extremely grateful to Editor Binu Mathew and […]

Sherpa Guide Kami Rita Scales Mount Everest For Record 25th Time

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Sherpa guide scaled Mount Everest for the 25th time on Friday, breaking his own record for the most ascents of the world’s highest peak. Kami Rita and 11 other Sherpa guides reached the summit at about 6 p.m., Department of Tourism official Mira Acharya said. They are the first group […]

Meet the tiny Jewish community that could tip the scales in U.S. election

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David Miliband: It’s time the EU restarts and scales up refugee resettlement after COVID-19 ǀ View

With news headlines fixated on COVID-19’s impact on tourism and the inconvenience of quarantine rules on holidaymakers, it is easy to lose sight of the humanitarian impacts of the restrictions to international travel. But after months of standstill, the resumption of flights is potentially life-saving news for the more than 10,000 refugees whose resettlement to […]

Grandfather Scales Tree, Erects Mid-Air Camp To Stop Kinder Morgan Clear-Cutting

Grandfather Scales Tree, Erects Mid-Air Camp To Stop Kinder Morgan Clear-Cutting Above Photo: From Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver) – Early this morning Terry Christenson, a 70-year old Grandfather of two, and former Juno nominee, scaled a tree on the inside of Kinder Morgan’s fence (Westridge terminal side) and erected a mid-air camp suspended from its […]

When Race Tips The Scales In Plea Bargaining

New research finds that prosecutors give white defendants better deals than black defendants. TWO OFFICERS ESCORTED a young black man into the courtroom, bringing him in handcuffs from a holding cell in the back called “the pen.” They placed him beside his public defender and stepped away. So far, things were routine. The prosecutor had offered […]

Masked Men Attack Migrants In Stockholm

A large crowd of men wearing masks rampaged through central Stockholm with the intent of attacking migrants in an apparent retaliation for the death of a Swedish woman at a refugee center earlier in the week. The young woman was stabbed to death when she interfered to stop a fight at the refugee center where she […]

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