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Global organisations have united to launch what they are calling the “biggest ever human rights movement” towards inclusion for the world’s 1.2 billion disabled people. The campaign called WeThe15 aims to end discrimination and improve the lives of disabled people across the world by publicly campaigning for accessibility and inclusion. It takes its name from
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Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog.By Amanda Eaken and Sarah Kline, Federal Transportation Consultant to NRDC. The Biden administration has set an ambitious climate goal for America: a 50 percent decrease in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. To reach this goal, changing the way we move must be key since transportation is the largest contributor
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Ironically, it was John Howard, a long serving Australian Liberal (Conservative) Prime Minister, who brought in subsidies for household rooftop solar in Australia (circa 2007). As well as subsidies for the upfront purchase, there were generous feed-in tariffs (FIT). The solar system on my roof was installed in 2009 and I have a feed-in tariff
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In the western parts of Victoria, rich in solar and wind resources, many solar and wind projects are stuck because of grid stability and access problems. They are facing lengthy delays in getting connected, and even when connected, their output is curtailed. However, progress is afoot. After years of squabbles with a recalcitrant federal government
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6:14 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — AJ Allmendinger screamed in elation after winning Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Just about everyone else left the world-famous speedway frustrated, angry or bewildered by a bizarre Brickyard 200 finish that involved 16 wrecked cars, two red flags, a spin out of the race leader and a penalty
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11:27 AM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — William Byron got some help this week preparing for NASCAR’s first road race at Indianapolis. It paid off Sunday. The 23-year-old North Carolinian won the pole for the Brickyard 200, posting a fast lap of 100.044 mph on the 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It’s
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Aug 14, 2021 Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Austin Cindric went for the win Saturday. AJ Allmendinger and Justin Haley opted for the points. It proved to be the difference at Indianapolis. Cindric took the lead to start the third stage of the NASCAR Xfinity Series race and pulled away for his series-leading fifth win of
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Aug 14, 2021 Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick made their opinions perfectly clear Saturday. They would rather be racing on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s historic oval. Other drivers didn’t seem to mind the switch. Now, after one short practice session, Cup drivers will spend Saturday night plotting their strategic twists and turns
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In an exclusive interview, Sky’s special correspondent Alex Crawford talks to the president of Zambia about the US ambassador’s remarks on a gay couple who have been imprisoned and the row that has sparked between the two countries. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on
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Three Gurkha veterans have gone on hunger strike, camped across the road from No 10 Downing Street. According to the Support Our Gurkhas website, the hunger strikers are campaigning for equal pensions for Gurkhas who retired before 1997. Read more: https://news.sky.com/story/gurkhas-protesting-for-pension-equality-opposite-downing-street-have-gazebo-dismantled-by-metropolitan-police-12378063 Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están
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