April 15, 2024
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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Environment: will plastic bottles soon be returnable?
Opinion

Environment: will plastic bottles soon be returnable?

Supermarkets could soon offer to return your plastic bottles for a fee. But behind this deposit is an economic arm wrestling match between the town halls and the actors of the large distribution.Thrown in the nature, plastic bottles will take up to 1 000 years to degrade. Plastic pollutes but how to get rid of […]

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