Current Events and Politics
In Colorado hundreds of firefighters are battling a 6,000-acre wildfire that is threatening cities approximately 142 miles south of the city of Denver. The extremely low humidity and wind gusts that are occurring is the cause of these horrific problems that 730 people working on this fire are facing.
The number of missing people from the recent hurricane has dropped significantly to 1,300 people. This hurricane was one of the worst storms the archipelago has ever faced. Finding more people was a bit of good news after this tragedy. Last Wednesday, the government stated that the number of missing was about 2,500 but after going through cross-referencing databases, the government came to a conclusion and revised the amount of missing to 1,300. When talking to Kieran Tully about this disaster he said, “The fact that 1,300 people are missing after this hurricane must leave the people of these islands terrified.”
In recent news, a day of mourning is occurring in Liberia after a school fire killed 27 children. Liberia has announced a national day of mourning for this tragic event that took place at a religious boarding school outside Monrovia, the Liberian capital. The children of this school were sleeping in a building that is attached to a mosque at an islamic school. This school in Paynesville City, Liberia caught fire Tuesday at approximately 11 pm.
A recent study conducted by Ohio State University had children wear video cameras on their head for two hours during a school day to study classroom interactions from the child’s perspective. The researchers wanted to know the type of linguistic environment the kids were exposed to at their preschool.
Floods, cyclones, hailstorms, bush fires, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. These are the main hazards in Australia. In Australia major floods in isolated towns, disrupt infrastructure and cause death. They also can cause widespread damage to house and business premises as well as losses in agriculture are common. In this case, the floods are the reason why the people who live in Australia are losing their homes.
Yup, you read that right. On January 13th, 2019 a picture of an egg beat Kylie Jenner for the most liked picture on Instagram. Before this, Kylie Jenner held the record for the most liked post with 18.3 million likes. This was the first picture she shared of her daughter back in February, 2018.
Since the government has been experiencing a partial shutdown, many departments have been in limbo. One of these departments is the FDA.
Day by day solar energy is starting to seem like a more viable solution for sustainable power. In china, this notion has become a reality. Panda Green Energy, one of the leading solar panel companies located within Datong county, has constructed two major solar panel farms in the shape of one of the regions indigenous species. The Panda.