“Science tells us, every day with more precision, that urgent action is needed—and I am not dramatizing, this is what science says—if we are to keep the hope of avoiding radical and catastrophic climate change,” he told an audience today at the launch event for TED Countdown, a new global initiative to accelerate climate action. “And for this, we must act now. This is a scientific fact.”
The pope, who recently published a new encyclical arguing for social unity, believes that we need to start with education about environmental problems based on science. We need to ensure that everyone has access to clean water and sustainably produced food. And we need to transition to clean, renewable energy, with a focus on meeting the needs of the poor and people who have to move to new jobs in the energy sector.
Businesses also need to consider their impact on both the
Prop 24, the California Privacy Rights Act Receives Support From 77% Of Likely California Voters
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2020
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today the YES on Prop 24 campaign released polling results from Goodwin Simon Strategic Research showing that voters continue to overwhelmingly support Prop 24, the California Privacy Rights Act on the November ballot, with 77% of likely voters saying they will vote YES on the ballot measure.
Voters are demanding privacy rights and that’s exactly what we’re giving them in Prop 24- that’s why it has 77% support.
Even more telling is that despite negative campaigning by the opposition, only 11% of voters oppose the measure – the same number as when the last poll was taken in July.
“It’s crystal clear that voters are demanding privacy rights, and
Riot Games has confirmed the release date for Valorant Act Three and what content will be coming as part of the launch of the act and some information on what will be coming in the patch after the launch of Act Three.
Act Three in Valorant will launch on October 13, although an exact time is yet to be announced. Act Two is due to end at 4:30 AM PT on October 13, but you can expect some amount of server downtime before Act Three is available to play.
Included in the release of Act Three will be the new Icebox map, which will be available to play in unranked matches from October 13. It will be added to the ranked playlist, providing there are no issues found with the map, with the following update on October 27.
Renault says Formula One must consider bringing forward its next change of engine regulations in the wake of Honda’s decision to withdraw from the championship.
Honda will leave F1 at the end of the 2021 season, citing its desire to focus resources on zero-emission technology. Their departure will leave Red Bull and Alpha Tauri with just three options to choose from for its supply for 2022 and beyond – Renault, Ferrari or Mercedes.
Although there is a complete overhaul of technical regulations in 2022, there is no new rules around power units until 2026. F1 motorsport boss Ross Brawn has admitted it is unlikely any new manufacturer will enter the series until those rules come into force.
Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul thinks Honda’s decision to leave means that date needs to be reconsidered.
“I want to be very clear that we take no satisfaction in the Honda situation,” Abiteboul
But Caltech won’t even consider those tests in the selection of its next two entering classes. It is in the vanguard of a small but growing movement to eliminate the ACT and SAT from admission decisions. The immense educational disruptions of the novel coronavirus pandemic, especially shortages of seats at testing centers, have fueled the development.
Others experimenting with this approach include the University of California at Berkeley and some other UC campuses, Reed College in Oregon, the California State University System and Washington State University. Catholic University, in D.C., said this year it will omit test scores in admissions from now on.
These schools are taking a more radical stance than the “test-optional” movement, which allows applicants to choose whether to send scores. Instead, these schools are declaring themselves “test-blind” or “test-free.”
Nikki Kahealani Chun, director of undergraduate admissions for Caltech, said the 2,200-student school in Pasadena has never