Jim LeMaistre

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Beyond Greece, the world is filled with debt crises

Photograph: Jose Cendon/AFP/Getty Images<p>Addis Ababa: Ethiopia’s debt level is steadily rising.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/10/1436558360537/0870c816-d361-4361-8c80-84e4062df2b3-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Jose Cendon/AFP/Getty Images<p>Addis Ababa: Ethiopia’s debt …

What on Earth happens to lost luggage?

It’s one of a traveller’s worst nightmares - being the last person at the airport conveyor belt and coming to that slow realisation that your bag isn’t coming.<p>Such a sensation was felt by hundreds of holidaymakers departing Gatwick Airport last weekend, after a system problem meant a number of bags …

China-Turkey relationship strained over Uighurs

<b>Burnt Chinese flags, attacks on Chinese restaurants, alleged attacks on tourists who were mistaken for being Chinese and protests across the country.</b><p>For the last 10 days anti-Chinese sentiment has been on the rise in Turkey.<p>Turkish Muslims and Uighurs from the far western region of China share …

China

Cornell is building an insanely energy efficient dorm in New York City, and it could change how we make buildings forever

Cornell Tech, an applied sciences program out of Cornell University, is building a giant futuristic campus on New York City's Roosevelt Island. But the most exciting part of the campus isn't in the academic buildings or green spaces — it's the dorms.<p>The campus's 250-foot tall residential high-rise …

Skyscrapers

Airport expansion: It's build, build, build in much of the world

<b>A three-year review into the future of air travel around London is due to finish with the recommendation that a new runway be built at one of two existing airports. But while the capital gingerly edges towards airport expansion, other parts of the world are witnessing a massive airport building</b> …

Air Traffic

Scientists Detect Mysterious Warming in U.S. Coastal Waters

<b>By Tim Radford, Climate News Network</b><p><i>Surface data from sources such as the Nantucket lightship confirmed evidence of sea warming from deep-water</i> …

Big business declares war on science: The secret story of the Chamber of Commerce’s battle against the environment, global warming action

Driven by a fervor for profit and an anti-government frenzy, the Chamber is a fighting force for the 1 percent<p>June 28, 2015 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Influence Machine: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Corporate Capture of American Life”<p>When the Data Quality Act turned out not to be the …

Climate

Bill Gates Dismisses Solar And Wind Energy, “Can’t Do The Job” …Cost “Beyond Astronomical”!

Another prominent thumbs down against wind the current renewable energy craze, this one from Bill Gates.<p>The UK online Register here reports that the …