Brexit 2019

Buzzwords 2019 news about Brexit Headlines What just happened? (January 29) February March Brexit march: Hundreds of thousands join referendum protest Thousands march in London demanding new referendum on #Brexit https://t.co/qi81ZjtcyL pic.twitter.com/0wYW8SCmPX — The Hill (@thehill) March 23, 2019 “If a democracy cannot change its mind, it ceases to be a democracy.” – @DavidDavisMP Parliament …

Greta Thunberg

Twitter Avatar April 2019 Every time we make a decision we should ask ourselves; how will this decision affect that curve? We should no longer measure our wealth and success in the graph that shows economic growth, but in the curve that shows the emissions of greenhouse gases. We should no longer only ask: “Have …

Word of the Year 2019

Poster WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. 2019’s top words: Cancel Culture, Climate Emergency, They … Headlines ‘They’ named as Merriam-Webster dictionary’s word of the year ‘Climate emergency’ chosen as Oxford Dictionaries’ 2019 word of the year Features Cancel Culture Climate …

Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2019

Logo Our favorite Word of the Year (#woty) announcement comes from Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. The selection and popular vote have changed over the years. In 2019 the announcement and voting takes place in early December (not January as previously done). The committee announces their selection and launches a public vote for readers’ …

UNESCO’s Contributions to the International Year of Indigenous Languages

Hashtags Paris – Spotlight on this week’s International Conference Language Technologies for All . Kudos to UNESCO for livestreaming video. Hashtag: #LT4All Key Links unesco.org/LT4All unesco.org/events/international-conference-language-technologies-all-lt4all-enabling-linguistic-diversity-and Day 2 and 3 PDF Questions Are any of the resources / reports mentioned available online? Are there highlight videos? Is there a directory of participants? What are the …

Climate COP25 Tourism

Photo: Las Vegas Spotlight on Climate and Tourism at this week’s Climate COP25. December 03, 2019 4am Pacific Climate Action in the Travel and Tourism Sector https://unfccc-cop25.streamworld.de/webcast/climate-action-in-the-travel-and-tourism-sector-re Agenda (PDF) New Action Plan Towards Achieving Climate Neutrality in Travel and Tourism by 2050 #TimeForAction is now!#Tourism leads globalization and policies must integrate climate strategies for responsible …

USA 2019

USA Flag Curating headlines and tidbits from the USA: February No thank you, Mr. Pecker – Jeff Bezos/Medium April Some news. 🚨🎉 We added 620+ new words to the dictionary! 🎉🚨https://t.co/j8rXQMHX8t — Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) April 23, 2019 Pence: Trump previously saying he loves WikiLeaks "was in no way an endorsement" https://t.co/a6OHBatU7A pic.twitter.com/3FtA0EphIS — The Hill …

Freeways without Futures (2019)

Report cover New publication freeways-without-futures https://www.cnu.org Facebook @NewUrbanism Background CNU advocates for replacing urban freeways with surface streets, boulevards and avenues as the most cost-effective, sustainable option for cities grappling with aging grade separated roads. This has the added benefit of providing significant opportunities to heal local street networks and improve regional traffic dispersion. As …

Periodic Table

Buzzwords Periodic Table = a table of the chemical elements arranged in order of atomic number The elements are placed according to their atomic number, the arrangement of each atom’s electrons and recurring chemical properties. International Year iypt2019.org Recommended Listening Tales from the periodic table Elemental Podcast Happy 150th birthday to the Periodic Table – …

2019 Calendar

Poster Looking back at 2019, here are some of the highlights. Please like or share if you joined any of the following events: International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages 500th Anniversary 1519 – 2019 January Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference #Tourism4SDGs19 Living Green Super Recycling Day 2019 …