For the first time since the Victorian age, the UK is powered more by zero-emissions energy sources than fossil fuels. Approximately 18% of that came from nuclear power, while 24% came from renewable sources like wind, solar, and hydropower for the first five months of this year. It comes as the UK strives to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. As for the rest of Europe, back in 2010, the European Commission proposed a strategy aiming to cut greenhouse gas emissions by up to 30% by 2020 in comparison with 1990 levels. Meanwhile, it said countries should aim to bring the use of renewable energy up to 20%. So, which countries are leading the charge to ditch fossil fuels? Norway Since the 1800s, Norway has relied on hydropower to produce the bulk of its electricity. Now, 98% of all its energy production is done with renewable sources, with hydropower still in the lead. It’s increasingly looking to other green energy sources, like wind and geothermal energy, to cater for … [Read more...] about Which countries are doing best on renewable energy?
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DONALD Trump's rival Joe Biden has had massive amounts of cosmetic surgery to fill his wrinkles, fix his hairline and whiten his teeth, plastic surgeons claim. Cosmetic surgeons say that the former Vice President, 76, began to look noticeably different during the 2008 campaign. Dr. Barry Cohen, a Washington, DC-area plastic surgeon, told the Washington Examiner: "Without any question Joe Biden had hair transplants. "In fact, he had bad plugs years ago. "Subsequently, he filled in his frontal hairline to camouflage the bad 'Barbie dollesque' plugs. "I suspect he has regular Botox and probably filler. If he had a face lift, he needs another." Cohen said that he didn’t expect Biden to face scrutiny for his procedures because they are now common. He added: “No one cares anymore." BIDEN'S PEARLY WHITES During the 2012 vice presidential debates against Paul Ryan, plastic surgeons speculated that Biden was fitted with either porcelain veneers or a porcelain bridge. Dr. … [Read more...] about Trump’s rival Joe Biden, 76, has had massive amounts of cosmetic surgery to fill wrinkles, fix hairline and whiten teeth, plastic surgeons claim
Home Daily News Bar pass rate for 2016 law grads shows little… Bar Exam By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted April 19, 2019, 3:37 pm CDT Image by Ahlapot/Shutterstock.com. The bar pass rate for 2016 law grads who sat for the exam within two years of graduating is 88.57%, according to ABA data released Friday. The data is for graduates of ABA-accredited law schools, according to a press release. The percentage is substantially the same as for 2015 law grads, who had an 88.49% bar pass rate within two years. The bar pass rate for first-time takers of the exam in 2018 was 74.82%, compared to 77.34% in 2017. Four law schools had a 100% bar pass rate. They are the University of Chicago, Yale, Concordia and the University of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin data stems from the state’s diploma privilege, which allows graduates of ABA-accredited law schools in the state to skip the bar exam. Concordia had only 25 graduates, and all 24 grads who took the exam passed. The ABA granted full … [Read more...] about Bar pass rate for 2016 law grads shows little movement; which law schools did best?
Anick Jesdanun, Ap Technology Writer Updated 10:57 am PST, Friday, February 22, 2019 FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Cassie Langdon uses to her phone to launch the MoviePass app to see what movies are available at AMC Indianapolis 17 theatre in Indianapolis. Several Netflix-like subscription plans offer movie theater tickets for a monthly fee. But these plans come with restrictions. Plans from MoviePass and Sinemia work at most theaters. MoviePass, however, restricts what you can watch under its cheapest plans. less FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Cassie Langdon uses to her phone to launch the MoviePass app to see what movies are available at AMC Indianapolis 17 theatre in Indianapolis. Several Netflix-like ... more Photo: Darron Cummings, AP Photo: Darron Cummings, AP Image … [Read more...] about Discount movies: Which theater subscription is best?
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