Cambridge university’s endowment fund targets net zero emissions by 2038 – Reuters UK

Cambridge university’s endowment fund targets net zero emissions by 2038 – Reuters UK

LONDON, Oct 1 (Reuters) – The University of Cambridge pledged on Thursday to reduce the climate-warming emissions from its investments to net zero within 18 years, a first among academic institutions…

Extinction Rebellion Quotes Virgil Abloh, Alessandro Michele and More in “Fashion Act Now” Video

Extinction Rebellion Quotes Virgil Abloh, Alessandro Michele and More in “Fashion Act Now” Video

Sustainability protest group Extinction Rebellion has launched its new “Fashion Act Now” campaign, featuring quotes from some of the fashion industry’s biggest names. Beginning with the line “2020 is…

Fashion? Yesterday’s Dior Show Was an Accidental Late Capitalist Mind-Fuck

Fashion? Yesterday’s Dior Show Was an Accidental Late Capitalist Mind-Fuck

I think it was part of the show its hard to tell these days, replied Antoine Arnault, head of communications and image at LVMH, when asked about the protester who turned up to yesterday’s Dior show b…

Americans Increasingly Believe Violence is Justified if the Other Side Wins

Americans Increasingly Believe Violence is Justified if the Other Side Wins

Among Americans who identify as Democrat or Republican, 1 in 3 now believe that violence could be justified to advance their parties political goalsa substantial increase over the last three years. …

At White House’s urging, Republicans launch anti-tech blitz ahead of election – Politico

At White House’s urging, Republicans launch anti-tech blitz ahead of election – Politico

Senate Judiciary Chair Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), meanwhile, is holding a markup of new legislation on Thursday aimed at addressing allegations of an anti-conservative bias on social media. Its the fas…

Live: Power take on Cats for spot in AFL preliminary finals

Live: Power take on Cats for spot in AFL preliminary finals

The AFL finals series opens with the team with 2020’s top defence, Port Adelaide, hosting the league’s most potent attacking side in Geelong in the first qualifying final. Who will earn a spot in t…

‘A whole lot of stupid actions’ led to Juukan Gorge destruction, says former Rio Tinto vice-president

‘A whole lot of stupid actions’ led to Juukan Gorge destruction, says former Rio Tinto vice-president

A former vice-president of Aboriginal relations at Rio Tinto said the miner’s reputation as a global leader in heritage management may never recover after it blasted the Juukan Gorge in Western Austr…

Brexit: EU starts legal action over controversial UK Brexit bill

Brexit: EU starts legal action over controversial UK Brexit bill

Image copyrightPA Media The EU has begun legal proceedings against the UK over its plans to override sections of the Brexit divorce deal it signed in January. It comes after an EU request for the …

Archie Lyndhurst: CBBC star and son of Nicholas Lyndhurst dies aged 19

Archie Lyndhurst: CBBC star and son of Nicholas Lyndhurst dies aged 19

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Archie Lyndhurst with his father, Nicholas, and mother Lucy Smith CBBC star Archie Lyndhurst, the son of Only Fools and Horses actor Nicholas Lyndhurst, ha…

Social Media Vs Democracy | Avast

Social Media Vs Democracy | Avast

Kevin Townsend, 1 October 2020 Although it has the potential to be a powerful democratizing tool, social media can easily become another proxyThe phenomenon that we now call ‘social media’ arguably started around the turn of the millennium with sites like Friends Reunited, at first offering a simple way for the internet to allow old…