Who is not part of the Paris Agreement?

Not too long ago I was writing about the news that Nicaragua had signed up to the Paris Agreement. At that time that left only two nations outside – the US and Syria. That has now changed, Syria has signed up. #COP23 BREAKING NEWS: #Syria has announced it will sign the Paris Agreement! This will leave … Read more Who is not part of the Paris Agreement?

Who represents the US at COP23?

we are still in

There is an official US delegation attending the Climate conference in Bonn, Germany (COP23). Given that they represent a climate change denying anti-science administration, their remit is as insane as you might anticipate. As explained by the New York Times recently … The Trump administration will promote coal, natural gas and nuclear energy as an … Read more Who represents the US at COP23?

How far will the religious decline in the US go?

religious decline

If the current trend of US religious decline continues, and that is a very distinct probability, then you can project ahead and work out how things will potentially change in the next decade or two. This has been done by a Computer Scientist and it has yielded the following insights … By 2020, in just … Read more How far will the religious decline in the US go?

Picking a decent Healthcare solution … what would you do?

Healthcare

There is a healthcare game to play here via the New York Times, but first a bit of preamble. Because I live in the UK and have personally experienced the UK’s National Health Service I have a rather obvious bias. This perhaps also comes with strong feelings of hostility towards UK conservative political wet-dreams that … Read more Picking a decent Healthcare solution … what would you do?

PRRI Poll: US religious landscape undergoing dramatic transformation

A massive new survey from PRRI reveals seismic shifts in the religious landscape within the US. The report is based on findings from the single largest survey of American religious and denominational identity ever conducted, based on interviews with more than 101,000 Americans from all 50 states conducted across 2016. The report includes detailed information about … Read more PRRI Poll: US religious landscape undergoing dramatic transformation

Wildfires in 2017 season is global phenomenon – #climate

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Wildfires in this 2017 season are a huge problem as vast swathes of land across the United States, Canada, and also in Europe and Siberia are on fire right now. Popular Science has highlighted a few interactive maps so that you can see the scale of what has been going on. US: An interactive version of … Read more Wildfires in 2017 season is global phenomenon – #climate