Why a new coalition of chefs wants you to stop cooking with gas
For decades, "natural gas" has sold itself to families as the fastest and most efficient way to cook. But now there's a battle for your kitchen stove, and a push to get you to embrace electric.A coalition of chefs, doctors, climate scientists and real estate developers have joined forces to push back against the gas industry's marketing, with the aim of removing gas from kitchens worldwide.
Stockholm (Reuters) - half of the democracies in the world are in decline, while civil freedoms and the rule of law retreat in many of them, A Declared on Wednesday the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA). The IDEA indicated in its annual report that democratic institutions were undermined by problems ranging from restrictions on © Thomson Reuters Second round of the French legislative elections
Stockholm (Reuters) - half of the democracies in the world are declining, While civil freedoms and the rule of law retreat in many of them, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) said on Wednesday.
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The IDEA indicated in its annual report that democratic institutions were undermined by problems ranging from restrictions on freedom of expression to the questioning of the legitimacy of the elections.
The Institute cited war in Ukraine, inflation, the risks of a global recession, climate change or the coronavirus pandemic as significant challenges.
"The world is facing a multitude of crises, the cost of living, the nuclear conflict and the acceleration of the climate crisis," wrote Idea in its report on the state of democracy in 2022. "and At the same time, we observe a decline in democracies in the world. It is a toxic mixture. "
In his study, Idea takes into account more than a hundred factors such as freedom of expression or the integrity and safety of people.
According to the organization, democracies are threatened by the questioning of the legitimacy of the elections, the restrictions aimed at rights and freedoms, especially online, corruption and the rise of extremes.
IDEA has also observed a stronger repression of any form of dissent on the part of authoritarian regimes. The Institute also noted that more two-thirds of the world's population lived in democracies "returning back" or countries governed by authoritarian regimes.
(Johan Ahlander report; French version Camille Raynaud)
Identical twins are handed $1.5M in damages after being falsely accused of cheating in medical exam .
Kayla and Kellie Bingham, 30, were initially enrolled at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2016 before dropping out and suing the college in 2017 for defamation. Both turned out to be lawyers.Kayla and Kellie Bingham, 30, were initially enrolled at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 2016 to fulfill their dreams of one day becoming doctors.