Senate ratifies climate change treaty with rare strong bipartisan support

The Senate ratified a climate change treaty in a strongly bipartisan vote on Wednesday. It phased out hydrofluorocarbons and was unusual because most climate measures have struggled to win Republican support.

President Biden discussed the war in Ukraine, China and climate change at the UN General Assembly

The war in Ukraine dominates this year’s general assembly. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is expected to address the world body about newly discovered graves in former Russian-occupied territory.

Farmers get billions for climate change. Their votes still may not change: NPR

Soybeans are dumped from a combine during harvest in a field in Ripley, Iowa, in 2019. Joe Riddle/Getty Images hide caption caption toggle Joe Riddle/Getty Images Soybeans are dumped from a combine during harvest in a field in Ripley, Iowa, in 2019. Joe Riddle/Getty Images If you ask Iowa farmer Rob Ewald about the federal … Read more

The new coffee balls will change the world of food forever

Switzerland’s biggest retailer launched a new coffee machine invention on Tuesday – fully compostable coffee balls that it hopes will shake up the global market and take on Nespresso’s global dominance. Supermarket chain Migros hopes its innovation will capitalize on consumers’ concern for the environment by eliminating aluminum and plastic waste from ordinary coffee pods. … Read more

Kolisi thanks fans as Boks change history in Australia

Siya Kolisi thanked his team’s supporters in South Africa and Australia after the Boks recorded their first win over the Wallabies since 2013 and their first win in Sydney since 1993. The Springboks outscored Australia by four tries to one, seeing them turn a 12-3 half-time lead into a morale-boosting 24-8 win, their second of … Read more

Kaizer Chiefs to make KEY change permanent?

Kaizer Chiefs the head coach has confirmed who is his ‘leading’ goalkeeper going forward. The Glamor Boys have already used three goalkeepers in just six games in the new season. Bruce Bvuma and Brandon Petersen featured in the DStv Premiership for Zwane’s side, while Itumeleng Khune was thrown into action on MTN8. Khune returned to … Read more

Big change to Pennsylvania’s medical malpractice rules could help victims, but opponents fear cost

PA spotlight is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom maintained by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday took the controversial step of overturning a two-decade-old rule aimed at curbing a crisis of doctors leaving the … Read more

California plans to phase out gas-powered vehicles in an effort to combat climate change

California has committed to eliminating gas-powered vehicles by 2035. Instead, the state will transition to zero-emission cars. The California Air Resources Board has made a planned move on new cars, pickups and SUVs, NBC Philadelphia reported, that will most likely change the U.S. auto market. However, NBC Philadelphia added that the move would require “15 … Read more

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