Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC

Report cover Recommended Reading: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC The report considers the global effort needed to achieve the Paris Agreement’s ambitious goal of limiting warming to 1.5℃. Hashtag: #SR15 Key Links http://www.ipcc.ch/ http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/ Interview requests Time stamps: 28:30 Q&A 29:30 What’s new? 30:30 …

World Tourism Day 2018

Poster September 27 is World Tourism Day. Hashtags: #wtd2018, #digitaltransformation “Tourism and the Digital Transformation” is the theme of this year’s World Tourism Day (WTD). Digital Transformation is a process of becoming digitally literate. We update our guides to 5g, blockchain, iot, open access, smart cities and spotlight the ongoing Indigenous Living Language video series …

International Day for Universal Access to Information 2018

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI). Yes, we need a free flow of accurate and reliable information. Hashtags: #AccessToInfoDay, #AccessToInfo, #IDUAI18 Background In November 2015, UNESCO adopted a resolution (38 C/70) declaring September 28 of every year as International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI). 2018 In …

2018 Roadtrip: Austin – Las Vegas

Photo: Stop Lingering Notes from the September 2018 roadtrip: Austin – Dallas – Amarillo – Albuquerque – Gallup – Flagstaff – Henderson – Las Vegas Cities Austin, Texas Dallas, Texas Amarillo, Texas Albuquerque, New Mexico Gallup, New Mexico Flagstaff, Arizona Henderson, Nevada States Texas New Mexico Arizona Nevada Highways Interstate 35 Interstate 40 Interstate 11 …

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2018

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Māori Language Week, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori language revitalization, learning and public usage. Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Look for details online Te Taura …

Recreational Marijuana in Nevada 2018

Photo: Nuwu On July 1, 2017 Nevada legalized sales of recreational marijuana. What are the impacts? We’ll be keeping track of the stories. Headlines https://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/local-news/pot-group-predicts-1b-in-nevada-tax-revenue-over-7-years/1552878168 https://news3lv.com/news/local/marijuana-economic-impact-report-shows-industry-success https://www.leafly.com/news/industry/nevada-sells-more-than-500-million-in-cannabis-in-first-year The Indy Explains: Is Nevada marijuana revenue going to education? The Roll-Up #51: Viva Las Vegas (a Very Special Episode) Marijuana Industry Leader Expects Prices To Drop As …

Fiestas Patrias 2018

Mexico flag Celebrating the 2018 Mexican Independence Day weekend around the world: Grito de Dolores (on the evening of September 15) and Aniversario de la Independencia (September 16) commemorate Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s Grito de Dolores — on September 16, 1810, in the village of Dolores, near Guanajuato. Hidalgo called for the end of …

Hurricane Florence 2018

Photo: NASA Goddard, Limb view Headlines Florence to Cause Flash Flooding – Weather.com Hurricane Florence slows to crawl as it batters Carolinas Hurricane Florence path shifts: ‘Storm of a lifetime’ headed to Carolina coast Photos Planeta.com Hurricanes Crisis North Carolina South Carolina