The Secretary General said that nearly 20years after the Rio conference, the international community had seen more clearly than ever that economic growth, environmental protection, and social equity were one and the same agenda: the sustainable development agenda. Energy was the golden thread that ran right through all. “It powers our economies, and makes prosperity possible,” he stated.However, fossil fuel based energy also contributed significantly to climate change, which hurt the poor and vulnerable first and worst.
The world has been stripped of a true great. So young and so much potential. Rest easy brother.. The 2010 rebuke to Obama reflected a powerful message from the voters who bothered to go to the polls: Two years is enough time to get the country back on track. They didn’t want to hear how the reces sion was officially over, how much worse it could have been, or how impressive it was that Obama pushed more major legislation through Congress in his first two years than any president since Lyndon Johnson. Democrats bore a large share of blame for their own predicament.
Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real life insights on how they have been able to turn weakness into strength. A naked soul point of view of how their breakdowns were really a preparation for breakthroughs.
These promises were enough to soothe the frayed nerves of Obama’s colleagues on the left, though many Republicans remained unconvinced. A few days later, the bailout passed amid continued opposition from hard line conservatives. Liberal Democrats saved the banks..
Let’s hope it doesn’t take another thousand years to discover Chinese herbal medicine. With pharmaceuticals drugs so often proving to be harmful, or ineffectual, or causing intolerable side effects, many people no longer trust them, and by association, the doctors who prescribe them. Over the counter cold medicines are a good example.
PHILPOTT: You know, the biggest ones right now for Austin are things like a bill to create a fine for sanctuary cities, also the so called bathroom bill which would overrule the city’s own non discrimination ordinance for allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. And then also one bill that would change the city’s ordinance on ride hailing companies like Uber and Lyft. The city had passed actually voted the people had created a new ordinance.