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Indy 500 waves green flag on sustainability with lofty goals

Parked a few feet from the iconic pagoda at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a reimagined E-Z-Go golf cart that’s essentially filled with garbage. Plastic bottles tossed into recycling bins months ago are now neatly stacked in rows — and they’re for…


435 Welsh residents ‘shocked’ after winning a share of £3.7m

The winners, who live in Rhymney, South Wales, scooped a share of the prize money through the People’s Postcode Lottery.


Drug consumption rooms are ‘fairly normal’, says Labour MSP

Paul Sweeney MSP is consulting on a bill which will see safe consumption rooms legalised in Scotland.


Robotic buoys developed to keep Atlantic right whales safe

A Cape Cod science center and one of the world’s largest shipping businesses are collaborating on a project to use robotic buoys to protect a vanishing whale from lethal collisions with ships


Energy secretary: US offshore wind jobs should be union jobs

The U.S. energy secretary and Danish wind developer Orsted say they want American union workers to build offshore wind farms to dot the U.S. coastlines — the building trades workers who could otherwise be left out of a transition to renewable…


Attorney general says schools do not have to accommodate transgender pupils

Schools do not have to accommodate transgender pupils by addressing them by their prefered pronouns or allowing them to use gender-appropriate toilets, the attorney general has said.


Adam Conover's 'G Word' is funny crash course in government

Adam Conover is certain that laughing and thinking at the same time is both possible and downright synergistic. He tested the approach in “Adam Ruins Everything,” in which he punctured conventional wisdom on matters ranging from charity to…


Arena survivor hopes to ‘move mountains’ for disabled people after climb

Martin Hibbert will climb Mount Kilimanjaro over seven days in a specially adapted wheelchair and hopes to raise a million.


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