Mona Chalabi: The Gray-Green Divide in NYC highlights environment issues

The grand edifice of the Brooklyn Museum, New York City. Muhammad Yusuf, Features Writer British-Iraqi artist and data journalist Mona Chalabi has teamed up with Brooklyn Museum, New York, the World Health Organization and CULTURUNNERS, to create a site-specific installation, highlighting the impact of climate change and environmental inequity onContinue Reading

Local Digital Skills Experts Hold the Key to Closing the Digital Divide and Reducing Socioeconomic Inequality, Study Finds

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Digital Navigators, individuals affiliated with trusted community organizations who are trained to help people access the Internet, use devices, and build digital skills, are critical to closing the digital divide and reducing socioeconomic inequalities by helping more people get online, according to the findings of a Boston Consulting GroupContinue Reading

How global lessons can help close the digital divide

Guy Diedrich Senior vice president and global innovation officer at Cisco Several Cisco initiatives are making significant strides towards fostering equity of access to internet connectivity. Cisco has worked with government leaders and ecosystem partners through its Country Digital Acceleration program to build inclusive communities powered by innovative technology solutions.Continue Reading

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is one of the state’s largest agencies.

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is one of the state’s largest agencies. In the more than 30 years Genia Timmons has dealt with South Carolina’s mental health department, she’s almost always found agency staff members willing to help her sort out the problems and challenges she faced.Continue Reading

Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by Climate Power — Democratic leaders vow climate action amid divide

Welcome to Monday’s Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. Subscribe here: Today we’re looking at President BidenJoe BidenBiden stumps for Newsom on eve of recall: ‘The eyes of the nation are on California’ Biden looks to climate toContinue Reading

Biologists defy Cyprus' ethnic divide to protect environment

NICOSIA, CYPRUS – There’s something regal in the sprightly step and curious gaze of the longhorn sheep that roam the hills near Varisia, an abandoned village inside a U.N. buffer zone that cuts across ethnically divided Cyprus. The endangered Mouflon sheep that’s endemic to the eastern Mediterranean island nation isContinue Reading

Clean megaprojects divide surprise group: environmentalists

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sprawling wind farms located off the coast. Hydropower transmission lines that cut through some of America’s most beloved forests and rivers. Solar megaprojects of unprecedented size. As President Joe Biden’s administration plans to fight climate change by weaning the nation off fossil fuels, these large-scale renewableContinue Reading