- The Financial Times argues that the world needs to shift investment and growth paths if we want to make significant reductions in emissions. We have the technology, but politics make it challenging to use.
- Climate change is the new reality in Alaska - homes have sunk into the ground, highways are buckling from melting permafrost, tourism is down, and entire ecosystems are changing.
- Vox breaks down how removing carbon out of the atmosphere actually works.
- Climate change is already affecting our society and damaging democracy. It is also exacerbating conflicts around the world.
- New York state is suing ExxonMobil for misleading shareholders and downplaying the risks posed to its business by climate change regulations.
- Meet the lawyer from Oregon helping young people sue the federal government over climate change.
- Washington is set to vote on a carbon tax. If passed, it would be the first one in the nation. Previous attempts to implement such a tax have failed miserably at the federal level.
- Remedial courses are intended to help students with weak academic backgrounds catch up with their peers and graduate from college successfully. Unfortunately, most have been unsuccessful.
Elderly & Aging
- Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has been diagnosed with dementia, but says she 'probably' has Alzheimer's. Learn what distinguishes Alzheimer's from other forms of dementia here.
- An experimental Alzheimer's drug has showed effectiveness, but investors and doctors are doubting the reliability of the data.
- Trump said he won't let the people from the migrant caravan apply for asylum in the U.S., despite the fact that it would be illegal for him to do so under international law. He is reportedly considering a new "travel ban" to prevent them from crossing the border.
- The U.N. Human Rights Committee said that France's niqab ban is a violation of human rights.
- Most research on depression focuses only on the afflicted, a new paper argues, overlooking a potentially informative group: people who have recovered.
- More research is showing that exercise is good for depression. This study focuses specifically on aerobic exercise.
- Psychology Today shares how to treat a first bout of depression.
- Here is how depression physically affects the brain.
- The two main factors influencing adherence to schizophrenia medications are side effects and efficacy.