World climate report, first openly gay head of state, bus shelter made of plastic waste
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Today in Squirrel News, we’re looking at the IPCC suggestions to tackle climate change, the world’s first openly gay head of state in San Marino, and a bus shelter in Ghana made of plastic waste.
IPCC: We can tackle climate change if big oil gets out of the way
Experts say criticism of oil and gas’s ‘climate-blocking activities’ cut from final draft, reflective of industry’s power and influence.
How humanity may still be able to avoid climate catastrophe
The IPCC report is an analysis on the actions and steps humanity can take to avoid a spiralling climate disaster, despite all the more negative outlooks.
The Washington Post
San Marino appoints world’s first openly gay head of state
Paolo Rondelli named as one of two captains regent in country making strides on gay rights.
EU looks to stop use of Russian Coal
Considerations towards the blocking of Russian coal by the EU are underway within the bloc as part of the move away from Russian energy use
German authorities take down the darknet marketplace Hydra
Police in Germany have reported a successful closedown of the hidden Russian online marketplace Hydra, known for illegal commodities.
In Greece, platform helps Ukrainian children handle their traumas
A small apartment in Athens, funded in part by volunteers and the local community, is providing a space for children that have fled Ukraine to understand and manage their traumas.
Tri-cycling to a Net-Zero goal
German postal delivery workers are pushing ahead to a 2050 Net-Zero goal with ‘e-trikes’, providing greater stability to their deliveries without sacrificing the environment.
An engineer in Delhi created tech that digests organic matter
Ratnesh Tiwari has made a biogas technology that digests all forms of organic matter and converts it into clean energy.
The Better India
A bus shelter made of plastic waste
A move that has caught the eye of the local community, a bus shelter in Ghana has been made using plastic waste as its main component.
In Prague’s Russian community, a Ukrainian family is finding solace
A family that fled Ukraine has found safe haven in a home provided by Russian hosts, moving past barriers to humanity.