PUBLISHED: 10:09 31 December 2018 Sam Gelder Caliban Tower on the Arden Estate in Hoxton. Picture: Google Maps Archant Tenants on a Hoxton council estate have been waiting almost two years to have their outdated heating system upgraded – but the town hall says it’s now finally happening. People living in Caliban Tower on the Arden Estate had been campaigning for years for central heating to replace the old systems in their homes.And in February last year they thought they had got their wish.But despite the Hackney Council stating the improvements would be made before last winter, they are still sat in their homes waiting to feel warmer.On top of that, scaffolding was erected in the summer and pipes were installed going into Caliban Tower – but nothing has been done since then.An exasperated Steven Smeeth, who lives in the block told the Gazette: “We’d been petioning for central heating and in February last year the mayor … [Read more...] about Tenants in Hoxton block to get central heating… 2 years after council vowed to install it
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The landscapes that comprise America’s national park system are experiencing climate change with a special intensity — warming about twice as fast as the country overall, while experiencing a fourfold greater precipitation decline. These trends, according to a paper just published in the journal Environmental Health Letters, point to rising pressures, even potential extinction, for plants and animals the parks were established in part to conserve. Not to mention the potential loss of such namesake features as the ice sheets of Glacier, or the huge, extraterrestrial-looking yuccas of Joshua Tree. Climate change may also necessitate a rapid, expensive shift in management approach to head off certain impacts — an undertaking that, even if it overcame resistance from the Trump White House, would likely tee up a big fight over whether to mitigate this human impact or just “let nature take its course.” The new paper is hardly the first to discuss impacts that … [Read more...] about Climate has national parks heating up, drying out faster than the rest of U.S.
Melissa Nann Burke The Detroit News Published 11:29 PM EDT Sep 26, 2018 The ad wars are firing up one of the nation’s hottest congressional races, as Republican Rep. Mike Bishop scrambles to defend his seat against his toughest opponent ever. Democrat Elissa Slotkin is hawking her national-security credentials and seizing on the issue of health care to make headway in Michigan’s traditionally GOP-leaning 8th District, depicting Bishop as a career politician wedded to the “special interests” who fund his campaigns. Bishop and his allies are painting Slotkin as an outsider from Washington who never got confirmed by the Senate for her last Defense Department post after clashing with Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, on the Obama administration’s Iraq policy. Slotkin has raised more money than Bishop every quarter. Nonpartisan groups consider the contest a toss-up heading into the last seven weeks before the Nov. 6 election. The … [Read more...] about Ad wars try to define Rep. Bishop, Slotkin in heated U.S. House race
VIJAYAWADA: The prestigious School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada (SPAV) is entering into a new phase when it moves into its own house on Thursday. The SPAV is one of the three SPAs in the country established by the Centre as Institution of national importance in the field of Architecture and Planning. Young prospective students, academicians and working professionals across the nation join the SPAs to attain state-of-art specialisation at Masters and PhD level. "Although a young Institute, SPAV has grown steadily and successfully building its rightful image as a hub of the highest standards of education and research in architecture and planning across the nation and beyond," claimed SPA Director Dr Minakshi Jain. Initially, the SPA was housed in a private building near Ramavarappadu on the outskirts of the city. Thanks to the support from the Centre, an integrated campus was readied in the city. Vice president M Venkaiah Naidu will formally dedicate the new campus of … [Read more...] about Vice President to inaugurate School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada new campus
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