Latest News for: Policy study


California bans 'forever chemicals' in fabrics and makeup

Napa Valley Register 03 Oct 2022
and some studies have shown that exposure to the substances in the environment may be harmful, according to the U.S ... The new laws come following two studies by the Green Science Policy Institute, which promotes the safer use of chemicals for human and ecological health.

Net-zero climate policy offers much pain, little gain

New York Post 03 Oct 2022
Half of all birds are in decline and moving to extinction, study warns. The world is waking up to the fact the climate-policy goal of achieving “net-zero” CO2 emissions brings crippling economic pain ... But most net-zero policies ... Rich countries are showcasing the policies to avoid.

Crop-switching for conservation

Dawn 03 Oct 2022
In this context, a sharp increase in the area of sesame (sesamum) — an oil seed crop, during the last four years in Punjab (Pakistan), is an interesting case study for anyone interested in examining the role of policy and market forces for crop switching, which is an effective adaptation strategy to climate change and water scarcity.

Use of ‘G-Governance’ to manage natural disasters stressed

The News International 03 Oct 2022
Technology Perspective,’ at the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) here ... While endorsing the lack of governance and knowing-doing gap, Dr Muhammad Irfan Khan of the International Islamic University Islamabad said natural disasters couldn't be mitigated effectively without properly utilizing the data and bridging the gap between research and policy ... .

2,000-year-old bronze coins unearthed in China's Xi'an

ECNS 03 Oct 2022
Judging from their shapes and structures, all relics date back to the Western Han Dynasty (202 BC-AD 25) ... The discoveries are of great significance to the study of coinage technology and the changes in monetary and economic policies of that time, said Zhang ....

How Will Europe Address Energy Challenges For The Winter?

OWP 03 Oct 2022
“This is the leverage that Putin still has – that Europe would have to face disappointed or impoverished societies,” Agata Loskot-Strachota, senior fellow for energy policy at the Center for Eastern Studies in Warsaw, told the Associated Press.

California Bans ‘Forever Chemicals' in Fabrics, Makeup

NBC Bay Area 02 Oct 2022
The new laws come following two studies by the Green Science Policy Institute, which promotes the safer use of chemicals for human and ecological health ... reduce their use in products," said Arlene Blum, executive director of the Green Science Policy Institute ... Policy Institute.

Imee Marcos reveals 7-point agenda on PH-US foreign policy at Washington D.C. forum

Manila Bulletin 02 Oct 2022
... States foreign policy relations during a roundtable forum in Washington D.C ... Imee Marcos, head of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, bares her 7-point PH-US foreign policy plans at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) forum in Washington, D.C.

Disinformed consent: not only not safe but not effective either

The Liberty Beacon 02 Oct 2022
Two doses of COVID-19 vaccine make you 44% more likely to be infected, a study from Oxford University has found, contradicting the basis of global vaccine policy, which assumes vaccination significantly cuts incidence and transmission ... And given the earlier studies were used to ...

Paving the way for greatness after loss of mom

Jamaica Observer 02 Oct 2022
The award provided me with $250,000 for the duration of my undergraduate studies." ... his interest and passion for school leadership and policy ... "Upon completion of my degree it is my intention to pursue a tenure track faculty position of educational leadership and policy studies.

The shoot to kill debate

Jamaica Observer 02 Oct 2022
This may even be a precursor to a change in the use of force policy of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). He is free to express his views, and if he so desires, put the mechanism in place to change the use of force policy ... They openly have a policy that they "shoot to kill" ... Police officers should follow the use of force policy.

The importance of combating antisemitism on campus and educations

The Jerusalem Post 02 Oct 2022
On a sunny afternoon at Pembroke College, Oxford, I had the pleasure of interviewing Natan Sharansky, who is the former head of the Jewish Agency and the current president of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) on the importance of combating antisemitism on campuses and within academia.

New Mexico policymakers should take possible food tax off the table

Albuquerque Journal 02 Oct 2022
New research underscores why taxing food is such bad policy. A study published last year by a team of researchers from the University of Kentucky, University of Wisconsin, Duke and Cornell found increases in food taxes are closely correlated with increases in food insecurity.

Sri Lanka cuts tax on female hygiene products

Khaleejtimes 02 Oct 2022
A study this year by policy advocacy group Advocata said "period poverty" - being unable to afford sanitary products - among Sri Lanka's 5.3 million women of reproductive age was about 50 per cent ... ALSO READ.

Ryan Hass on Taiwan: Are worsening US-China relations in Taiwan’s interest?

Taipei Times 02 Oct 2022
I was privileged to meet with many of Taiwan’s leaders and leading thinkers during a study tour visit in August ... Ryan Hass is a senior fellow and the Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan Studies at the Brookings Institution, where he also holds the Michael H. Armacost Chair in the Foreign Policy program.