Day: May 28, 2021

Flying and Climate: Airlines Under Pressure to Cut Emissions

The worst of the pandemic may be over for airlines, but the industry faces another looming crisis: an accounting over its contribution to climate change. The industry is under increasing pressure to do something to reduce and eventually eliminate emissions from travel, but it won’t be easy. Some solutions, like hydrogen fuel cells, are promising, …

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How ‘The Drivers Cooperative’ is Trying to Compete with Uber and Lyft in NY

For years, Uber and other ride-hailing companies offered the promise of entrepreneurship to drivers. Drivers who were eager to set their own schedules signed up in droves, propelling the gig economy into a multibillion-dollar industry. But some drivers never received the control and independence they had expected. They struggled with the costs of vehicle maintenance, …

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Russia Appears to Carry Out Hack Through System Used by U.S. Aid Agency

Hackers linked to Russian intelligence surreptitiously seized an email system used by the United States government’s international aid agency to burrow into the computer networks of human rights groups and other organizations of the sort that have been critical of President Vladimir V. Putin, Microsoft Corporation disclosed on Thursday. Discovery of the breach comes only …

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7 Podcasts to Soothe Your Back-to-Normal Anxiety

Starter episode: “Llama Cat Dog Roommates” Most people’s worlds have become much smaller over the past 15 months, and now that travel restrictions are loosening, it will take a while to readjust into wanderlust mode. This inspiring storytelling series offers first-person narratives about adventures on the road (or at sea) from outdoorsy types of all …

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