Air pollution is much worse than we thought

Vox | Aug 12, 2020 at 4:10 PM

In the late 1960s, the US saw regular, choking smog descend over New York City and Los Angeles, 100,000 barrels of oil spilled off the coast of Santa Barbara, California, and, perhaps most famously, fires burning on the surface of the Cuyahoga River in Ohio.

EIA notification is pro-rich: MLA

The Hindu | Aug 12, 2020 at 3:27 PM

Members of village panchayats and town panchayats in Padmanabhapuram Assembly constituency in Kanniyakumari district sent postcards to Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar against Environment Impact Assessment Notification 2020 in its present form.

Kuwait marks Int’l Youth Day

Xinhua News Agency | Aug 12, 2020 at 2:13 PM

— Kuwait celebrated on Wednesday International Youth Day to showcase the “substantial” role of the youths at the local, national, and global levels.

The Importance of Kamala Harris’s South Asian Heritage

Foreign Policy | Aug 12, 2020 at 12:35 PM

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s choice of Kamala Harris as his running mate has been rightly hailed as historic: If elected, she would be the first female vice president of the United States as well as the first Black woman to hold that office.