Grace Lowe

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Give Cancer Patients a Break on Student Loans

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has recently drawn criticism for proposing a long list of cuts to higher education programs. Congress must mull those potentially traumatic trims while reauthorizing standard financing for students and colleges, but there’s one positive change that might sneak by in …

Virginia’s leaders have a serious case of the slows on climate change

Virginia's summer has been only slightly warmer than average, according to the Southeast Regional Climate Center. No big deal.<p>Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has told the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to propose regulations to reduce carbon pollution at power plants — but not until just …

Climate Change

Is It Insensitive To Discuss Climate Change Right Now? No.

There is considerable urgency here.<p>The people in the federal government who deny climate change is real will do anything to avoid talking about it. Take EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, for example. He says it would be insensitive to talk about global warming while so many people are still suffering …

The Problem of ‘Living in the Present’

These days, many of us would rather not be living in the present, a time of persistent crisis, political uncertainty and fear. Not that the future looks better, shadowed by technological advances that threaten widespread unemployment and by the perils of catastrophic climate change. No wonder some …

Aristotle

Why Republicans are frozen on climate change

<b>(CNN) —</b> The swirling winds, pounding rains and enveloping floods of hurricanes Irma in Florida and Harvey in Texas have left deep scars across two of the nation's largest states.<p>But it's still unlikely that these irresistible forces will dislodge one of Washington's most immovable objects: the …

fossilfuel

Guest post: How the Greenland ice sheet fared in 2017

<i>Dr Ruth Mottram, Dr Peter Langen and Dr Martin Stendel are climate scientists at the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) in Copenhagen, which is</i> …

Conagra Brands Foundation

We believe everyone has a right to healthy and nutritious food. However, this is not the reality for many, as food insecurity exists in every county …

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Understanding the true reach of childhood hunger in America is the first step to confronting this crisis:<p>1 of every 6 children in America live in …

Know Your World: Facts About World Hunger & Poverty

World Population<p>7.6 billion<p>World Hunger<p>– Although the number of undernourished people has dropped by over 20% since 1992 (216 million fewer than in …

Geography

11 Facts About Hunger in the US | DoSomething.org | Volunteer for Social Change

1<p>Coleman-Jensen, A., Gregory, C., & Singh, A. "Household Food Security in the United States in 2013." USDA Economic Research Service, 2014. Web …

Agriculture

World Hunger Facts & Quotes - Rise Against Hunger

815 million people in the world don’t get the food they need to live a healthy life.<p>2017 FAO Stats<p>66 million primary school-age children attend …

Hunger is a 'silent crisis' in the USA

Tianna Gaines Turner can't remember the last time she went to bed without worrying about how she was going to feed her three children.<p>She can't remember the last time she woke up and wasn't worried about how she and her husband would make enough in their part-time jobs to buy groceries and pay …

Map: The world’s hunger problem

Around the world, a lack of food is a debilitating, often fatal problem. Nearly one in nine people worldwide are chronically undernourished, and 3.1 million children younger than 5 die of malnutrition each year.<p>As terrible as that problem is, however, there are signs that things may be getting …

The New Face of Hunger

Millions of working Americans don’t know where their next meal is coming from. We sent three photographers to explore hunger in three very different parts of the United States, each giving different faces to the same statistic:<p>One-sixthof Americans don’t have enough food to eat.<p>Click below to …

Zero Hunger

PAVE

World Hunger Facts

<b>Poverty:</b><p>Since 1990, the world has reduced the number of people who live in extreme poverty by over half. But that still leaves 767 million people …

Agriculture

Child Hunger Facts

Good nutrition, particularly in the first three years of life, is important for establishing a good foundation that has implications for a child’s …

Agriculture

Latest News on Hunger in US, Africa, Asia, Global

Most Recent<p>United States<p>Why our local farmers are heroes<p>by <b>Sydney Vaught</b> <i>Fairbanks Daily News-Miner</i><p>May 1 was Alaska Agriculture Day. AmeriCorps Vista …

Home

No childhood hunger in America by the Year 2015<p>16.7 million American children – nearly one in four – live in households that do not have access to …

Zero Hunger

101 Reasons Why Evolution is True

<i>These reasons will work from the general to the specific. I’ve used links to articles in Wikipedia as much as possible because Wiki articles are</i> …

Ten Major Court Cases about Evolution and Creationism

1. In 1968, in <b>Epperson v. Arkansas</b>, the United States Supreme Court invalidated an Arkansas statute that prohibited the teaching of evolution. The …

Judiciary

Inherit the Wind: An Historical Analysis

The film and play of the most publicized creation/evolution trial of all time are seriously biased and inaccurate.<p>Rarely does a year go by that the …

U.S. Lags World in Grasp of Genetics and Acceptance of Evolution

A comparison of peoples' views in 34 countries finds that the United States ranks near the bottom when it comes to public acceptance of evolution. …

Evolution

Probing Question: Why is teaching evolution still controversial?

Penn State political scientists Michael Berkman and Eric Plutzer explain that, despite 40 years of court cases ruling against teaching creationism in …

Surprising Number Of Americans Don't Believe In Evolution (VIDEO)

One in three Americans doesn't believe in evolution, according to new survey results from the Pew Research Center.<p>The results, released Monday in report on views about human evolution, show that 33 percent of Americans think "humans and other living things have existed in their present form since …

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5 Strange, Spooky, and Totally True Stories About the Ouija Board

The Ouija board still holds our imaginations more than 100 years after its creation. First advertised as "Ouija, the Wonderful Talking Board," in 1891, it sold for just $1.50. The simplicity of its design — an alphabet board accompanied by a planchette — belied the long-running fascination people …