DOHA, Qatar- Anticipation is building for today's World Cup match between the U.S. and England, a titan of men's soccer. Many American fans, though, are still looking back — replaying the opening 1-1 draw against Wales and the scintillating lone goal for the U.S., scored by forward Tim Weah. It was beautifully engineered and executed, and it did more than anything to announce the American's presence at this Qatar World Cup. "It was his dream to play in a World Cup, [to] bring his country here. But Tim Weah says his family name hasn't been a burden.
Extracting more natural gas to offset the losses from Russia could lock in fossil fuel use for decades. That could jeopardize any commitments that governments make in the COP27 negotiations to rein in the pollution driving global warming. Among other policies, Republican lawmakers have argued against government funding of renewable energy, and in favor of investments in natural gas and other fossil fuels. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed its own rule to require companies to disclose information about climate-related risks and greenhouse gas emissions. In a video, Wilson says his goal is to draw attention to the effects of climate change in the Arctic.15 days ago WUWF
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October 2022 marks the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis — which is still being felt today. To many observers, those 13 days were the closest the world has ever come to nuclear war. While the number of Soviet weapons in Cuba was relatively small, the main concern was location, location, location. “So it's been alleged that failed attempt to overthrow Castro led to the October Missile Crisis. “A nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought,” said Biden.1 month ago WUWF