February 28, 2024

Year: 2023

Environmental Stewardship: APES Students Dedicated to Serving Environment and Community
Media

Environmental Stewardship: APES Students Dedicated to Serving Environment and Community

At MA, the AP Environmental Science (APES) course has become a favored choice among students, offering numerous avenues for community involvement and environmental stewardship. The class serves as a gateway for students to engage in various activities dedicated to environmental conservation and community service. From habitat restorations to beach cleanups, students are actively contributing to […]

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Automotive Industry Concerns Rise Over Proposed Fuel Economy Standards
Exploration & Fuel

Automotive Industry Concerns Rise Over Proposed Fuel Economy Standards

In a move that signals potential challenges for the automotive sector’s transition to electric vehicles (EVs), the Alliance for Automotive Innovation, a representative body for major US automakers, has expressed reservations about the proposed fuel economy standards for the upcoming decade. The group contends that if enacted, these standards could impede the industry’s pivot towards […]

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Demonstrating Solidarity and Safety: U.S. Diplomat’s Fukushima Visit Includes Fish Feast
Daily news

Demonstrating Solidarity and Safety: U.S. Diplomat’s Fukushima Visit Includes Fish Feast

U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Rahm Emanuel, has announced his upcoming visit to Fukushima Prefecture, scheduled for next Thursday. The purpose of the visit is to demonstrate support for Tokyo’s decision to release treated radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea. This decision has sparked significant opposition from China. Emanuel’s itinerary includes […]

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Post-Tropical Storm Hilary Moves into Nevada After Drenching Southern California
Climate

Post-Tropical Storm Hilary Moves into Nevada After Drenching Southern California

Tropical Storm Hilary brought heavy rainfall to Southern California, causing widespread flooding and leading to numerous rescue operations. The storm, which had previously soaked Mexico’s Baja California peninsula and Tijuana, extended its reach as far north as Nevada, Oregon, and Idaho, raising concerns about flooding in these regions as well. Residents of Southern California grappled […]

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The Role of Philosophers in Government: A Call for Intellectual Leadership
Government

The Role of Philosophers in Government: A Call for Intellectual Leadership

The concept of incorporating philosophy into government is a timeless argument, with roots traced back to Plato, one of the original western philosophers. In Plato’s Republic, he explores the ideal government regime for the state and its citizens. The list includes tyranny, democracy, oligarchy, timocracy, and aristocracy. Tyranny, driven by base desires and passions, ranks […]

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Smoke from forest fires blankets northern Thailand in thick pollution
Climate

Smoke from forest fires blankets northern Thailand in thick pollution

Smoke from fires in northern Thailand is making it hard to breathe, and at least one hospital in Chiang Mai says it’s reached “full ward capacity” as people present with respiratory issues from breathing air pollution. Air pollution has been a longstanding problem in Thailand, usually caused by heavy road traffic in the case of […]

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