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'Gov't won't achieve carbon neutrality by 2050'

Korea Times 13 May 2021
"We need to introduce various policy measures such as emission regulations and carbon taxes ... According to a study conducted by Solutions for Our Climate, the climate advocacy group, and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Thursday, carbon neutrality cannot be achieved if no revisions are made to the current policy.

Pregnant Girls and Young Mothers in Kenya Have the Right to Education

Human Rights Watch 13 May 2021
Kenya has a re-entry policy that allows pregnant girls to stay in school for as long as they want but prevents them from resuming studies until six months after delivery. Human Rights Watch research shows there is weak implementation, monitoring, and enforcement of this policy.

Declining US birth rate adds urgency to the need for smart immigration reform

The Milford Daily News 13 May 2021
One study found a general decline in sexual activity, so those knowing jokes last spring about a baby boom being the silver lining in the pandemic were off-base ... To meet that need, though, we must develop a smarter, more flexible and more generous federal immigration policy than the dysfunctional system Congress has let languish for far too long.

Early dementia can be detected by driving behaviour

Business Day 13 May 2021
A new study in the US is ... Additionally, the evidence collected from this study will generate evidence for formulating public policy and developing intervention programs to maintain safe mobility while ensuring the wellbeing of older drivers. The study was published in Geriatrics.

Mixing COVID-19 vaccines - which is happening in some countries - produces worse and more ...

Business Insider 13 May 2021
Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool via AP Mixing the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines made regular side-effects worse, an Oxford study said ... The symptoms, though unpleasant, were not dangerous, a study author said ... People who mixed doses of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines get worse versions of the common, flu-like side effects, a UK study said.

Fed Governor Boston “US should consider trade-offs, including threats to CBDC financial stability”

OBN 13 May 2021
... to the introduction of monetary policy ... James Cunha, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, had previously told Bloomberg that the study remained neutral to US government policy and “intentionally intended to show what is technically possible.”.

Garey Forster: What to ask Tulane's embarrassing guest lecturer Hunter Biden? Lots.

The Advocate 13 May 2021
Tulane is bringing a lecturer who has been handsomely rewarded for his alleged expertise in Ukrainian energy policy and Chinese private equity investments ... The online course is called, “Media Polarization and Public Policy Impacts.” The syllabus says the class “will explore the current state of the media landscape in the U.S.

The next milestone in our career plan

Open Access Government 13 May 2021
We changed how we do some of our everyday activities, such as study or work, and adjusted our expectations as well as the planning of our future ... For example, those who started an academic degree within the past few months will be on their way to complete their study journey and advance to the next steps of their career ... Financing the studies.

Pair of recent Chicago police killings puts spotlight on policies related to officer foot pursuits

Henry Herald 13 May 2021
But some experts say a policy might not have changed the outcome of the incidents since both individuals were seen holding guns and running from cops before they were shot ... Craig Futterman, a University of Chicago law professor who has studied the city's police department, said it's "inexcusable" that the agency doesn't have a foot pursuit policy.

Payne County receives grant for Infant Toddler Court program

Stillwater News Press 13 May 2021
The Infant Toddler Court program is a partnership with organizations like the American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law; The Center for the Study of Social Policy and The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges ... policy makers are also part of the effort.

State needs to address barriers to working from home, study says

The Irish Times 13 May 2021
The report referred to a number of international studies reporting improved productivity due to working-from-home policies, but also some management concerns about the impact on innovation of now having teams interacting in the office environment.

KDI sharply ups 2021 growth outlook for Korean economy to 3.8%

Korea Times 13 May 2021
gettyimagesbank ... It expected the Korean economy to grow 3 percent next year ... But it contracted by a smaller margin than in most other advanced nations ... KDI said the government needs to maintain its expansionary fiscal policy in the short term to underpin the economic growth, but it should also seek to study ways to normalize policy measures ... (Yonhap). .
Edit | Mixing Covid-19 vaccines produces worse, more frequent side effects, study says

News24 13 May 2021
A study into vaccine-mixing - which is not policy in the US, but is sometimes used in France, Germany, and the UK - found it was safe but unpleasant ... .

I want to unlearn counting calories – not see them printed on menus

Metro UK 13 May 2021
Not only have studies shown that calorie counts on food don’t put people off ordering them, but this policy neglects the simple fact that the many of those who have an unhealthy relationship with food — regardless of whether they are over- or under-eating — are well aware of the amount of calories in each and every thing they eat.

Bengaluru: Schools help children cope as parents fall ill

The Times of India 13 May 2021
BENGALURU. With Covid-19 affecting an increasing number of families, several schools are stepping forward to help children cope with the situation and continue their education ... The waiver was given to four students last year ... “It has been our policy to support children if they lose any of their parents while studying with us ... .