Jeremy Deller, 3D and Bella Freud design children’s pollution masks for XR “die-in”

Jeremy Deller, 3D and Bella Freud design children’s pollution masks for XR “die-in”

This morning (20 February) Extinction Rebellion staged a protest at Londons Science Museum, aiming to draw attention to the illegal levels of air pollution in the UK and their impact on young peoples health. Children as young as two joined the sit-in, or so-c…

The Search for New Words to Make Us Care About the Climate Crisis

The Search for New Words to Make Us Care About the Climate Crisis

The reason we find ourselves verging toward planetary extinction is fairly simple: for quite some time, its been profitable for humans to behave this way. For business and government, its always been easier to toggle between plunder and neglect than to mind l…

Massive Attack Jeremy Deller design masks for Extinction Rebellion die-in

Massive Attack Jeremy Deller design masks for Extinction Rebellion die-in

Extinction Rebellion has staged a die-in at Londons Science Museum to draw attention to the illegal levels of air pollution in the UK. Children as young as two took part in the protest, and wore bespoke pollution masks by the likes of Massive Attack, Bella F…

Bella Freud, Gavin Turk and Jeremy Deller’s face masks for Extinction Rebellion ‘Die-In’ at the Science Museum

Bella Freud, Gavin Turk and Jeremy Deller’s face masks for Extinction Rebellion ‘Die-In’ at the Science Museum

Earlier today, Extinction Rebellion staged a “die-in” protest at London’s Science Museum to highlight the effects of air pollution on our health. Children as young as two wore bespoke pollution masks designed by the likes of Gee Vaucher, Bella Freud, Gavin Tu…

Can capitalism and the planet truly coexist?

Can capitalism and the planet truly coexist?

As the Productivity Commission confirmed this week, Australia’s economy has enjoyed uninterrupted growth for 28 years straight. Specifically, our output of goods and services last financial year grew by 2%. Economists obviously see the growth of a national ec…

Education Department IG raised concerns about DeVos plan for defrauded students

Education Department IG raised concerns about DeVos plan for defrauded students

With help from Michael Stratford and Bianca Quilantan Editors Note: Morning Education is a free version of POLITICO Pro Educations morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers each morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro platform combines the news yo…

ONC chief expects rules ‘relatively soon’

ONC chief expects rules ‘relatively soon’

With help from Darius Tahir (@dariustahir) Editors Note: Morning eHealth is a free version of POLITICO Pro eHealths morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers each morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro platform combines the news you need with too…

Italian man contracts coronavirus after having dinner with friend who had been in China

Italian man contracts coronavirus after having dinner with friend who had been in China

Posted February 22, 2020 01:13:22 Three Italian nationals have tested positive for coronavirus in the country’s north in what is Italy’s first known cases of local transmission of the potentially deadly illness. Key points: Around 100 people are …

Leaked letters reveal Solomon Islands discussed $US100 billion loan from Chinese businessman

Leaked letters reveal Solomon Islands discussed $US100 billion loan from Chinese businessman

Updated February 21, 2020 19:15:18 Documents leaked to the ABC reveal the Solomon Islands Government discussed a $US100 billion ($151 billion) loan from a Chinese businessman an amount of money almost 77 times the Pacific nation’s GDP. Key points:

Scientists discover powerful antibiotic using AI

Scientists discover powerful antibiotic using AI

Image copyrightGetty Images In a world first, scientists have discovered a new type of antibiotic using artificial intelligence (AI). It has been heralded by experts as a major breakthrough in the fight against the growing problem of drug resistance. A …