The Best Moments from the TIME100 Impact Dinner- Leaders Creating Climate Action

On Dec. 1, a diverse set of leaders—including an indigenous activist fighting oil drilling, a car manufacturer, a fashion designer, and a shipping magnate—sat down together for dinner in Dubai for the same purpose: to speak about how they can better work together to address global climate change. At the dinner, which honored those on the first TIME100 Climate list, speakers emphasized the u…

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Starbucks Wants to Overhaul Its Cup

TEMPE, Arizona — Bethany Patton steps up to the counter and places her pink mug into a shoebox-sized dishwasher. It spins. It whirs. Water splashes insideคำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง. After 90 seconds, the door opens and steam emerges. A barista grabs the mug, dries it and prepares Pat…

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What Curse Words Share Across Languages

A swear word is like a linguistic punch in the nose. Virtually every language and culture has them—and virtually every language and culture formally disapproves of them. But that doesn’t stop them from being used widely, loudly, and lustily.

What gives a swear word its power is partly its meaning—typically referring coarsely to bodily parts and functions—and partly…

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Top 3 Issues Countries Will Tackle at COP28

More than 70,000 delegates and other guests are expected to attend the COP28 climate conference in Dubai beginning Nov. 30 and concluding Dec. 12. The international swarm will include representatives of 197 nations, who will be accommodated in more than 230 hotels and resorts. But all of those numbers are for the hospitality committee. The far more important metrics will be addressed by the del…

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How COVID-19 Changes the Immune System

Respiratory disease season is in full swing, with influenza, RSV, and COVID-19 case counts rising in various parts of the U.S. Hospitals in some states are also reporting upticks in pediatric pneumonia diagnoses, which experts say seems to be unrelated to the recent spike of pneumonias reported in China.

On the heels of last year’s severe flu and RSV reason, all this contagion has some …

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U.S. Surgeon General- Social Media Can Harm Kids

On May 23, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued an advisory warning about the impact that social media is having on the mental health of young people.

“I issued this advisory because this is an urgent crisis,” Murthy tells TIME. “In the effort to maximize the benefit and minimize the harms of social media on children, we have not made enough progress. As a conseq…

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The Kids Who Sued Montana Over Climate Say It’s Just The Start

In 2020, 16 plaintiffs, ages 5 to 22, took the state of Montana to court for, they said, violating their right to a clean environment, which is enshrined in the state’s constitution. This year, after a protracted court fight, they won: on Augคำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง. 14, in a decision that …

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U.K. Judge Acquits Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Over Oil Industry Conference Protest

LONDON — Climate activist Greta Thunberg was acquitted Friday of refusing to follow a police order to leave a protest blocking the entrance to a major oil and gas industry conference in London last year.

The courtroom gallery erupted with applause as Judge John Law told Thunberg and her four co-defendants to stand and told them they were cleared of the criminal charge of breaching the …

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What You Need to Know About Monkeypox

On July 23, following months of rising case counts in numerous countries, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared monkeypox a global health emergency. That label is meant to prompt a coordinated global response, with the aim of getting the virus’ spread under control.

After that development on the global scale, you may be wond…

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How to Help The Fishing Industry- Stop Fishing So Much

Today, June 8, is World Oceans Day, when stakeholders around the world stop to reconsider the value of ocean conservation. This year’s theme is “Planet Ocean: Tides are Changing”—making the case that by protecting the ocean we are ultimately protecting ourselves. One of its core pillars is supporting sustainable seafood, which, in some cases, means not fishing at all.Read more