One of the greatest challenges our children and grandchildren will face will be the struggle for clean and affordable energy production. It is a concern on a global scale, impacting world economies and fueling political conflicts at a great cost to both the environment and human lives.
A multiple choice test doesn't speak to overall emotional intelligence, or how conscientious he is as a student. It won't measure motivation or empathy for others, nor will it tell you if a student is typically open to new ideas or one who bounces back quickly from disappointment.
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It is cynically using you, the "regular people," as human shields to hide behind, and to deflect criticism, so that the public and the media won't recognize what it has become.
Moving is never easy, especially abroad. But you shouldn't stress out too much and make it look difficult. If you can tame the anxiety and stress, everything will go really smoothly! Living abroad is an incredible experience, so when the opportunity comes your way, grab it!
The play debuted in 1959 but the enduring theme remains: inner wealth is the foundation for outer wealth.
Hawaii is a diverse state both in terms of culture and climate, making it a dream destination around the globe - sometimes frustratingly so, as stereotypes of surface-level tourism often outshine the deeper beauty.
We Hawaiians need to quit living in the past and feeling sorry for ourselves. We all need to "be Hawaiian" but also to live and take advantage of all that is offered to us as Americans.
One might argue that Iceland, with its peerless geological characteristics, is a unique case in point. Up to a degree this is true. However, all over the globe, the geothermal potential is far from being fully realized.
Sonderborg is a picturesque Danish municipality close to the water and the German border, and it wants to prove that climate neutrality is achievable when cities take decisive action and ensure citizens and companies participate in finding new solutions.
And that is why we say: Global warming is the human-rights challenge of our time. If we do not address it, collectively, it can only mean we have decided that the rights of some members of the human family are more important than others.
You deserve a chance to experience the beautiful world that I grew up in. We all need clean air, clean water and natural resources to lead healthy lives.
When we first started building up our cities, roads and towns in what was called the Industrial Revolution, we burned all sorts of fuels -- coal, oil and natural gas. While these things helped us heat our homes, drive our cars, and expand our cities, we didn't realize that they also clouded our air, dirtied our water, and made us sick.
Whatever happens in Paris this year, I have a dream, a Caribbean Dream, in which an eco-friendly consciousness arises and sets its sight on the perfect balance between being and doing
"The living will envy the dead." We are close to reaching the tipping point beyond which man-made climate change risks denying my grandson and his generation the right to a healthy and sustainable planet.
If you identify what's in it for me, one can also change the so-called NIMBY (not in my backyard) to be YIMBY (Yes-in my backyard) because you are now involved, either as owner, shareholder or consumer with an interest in green energy.
Crucially, the heads of state and government and their teams of negotiators in Paris need to recognise that climate change is a human-rights and justice issue as well as an economic and environmental one.