Transport powers must remain with cities, says UK council group

The UK’s Local Government Association has called on the government to trust councils with transport powers, following the announcement of plans to “back drivers”. Last week the UK’s Prime Minister and Transport Secretary announced a new plan that would protect drivers from what they have described as “over-zealous traffic enforcement”, such as a reduction in … Read more

What are Brazil’s priorities and challenges as it takes over G20 presidency from India?

NEW DELHI/WARSAW: One of the world’s fastest growing economies, celebrated for its vibrant culture, sporting prowess, spectacular biodiversity and immense resource wealth, Brazil is a nation that many expect to define the century ahead. Despite these many strengths, however, Brazil is also a country on the front line of the climate crisis, fighting deforestation in … Read more

Member Prof. Dr. Todor Ganchev Lecturing at UFMT

Prof. Ganchev from the Technical University of Varna, Bulgaria, visited our laboratory during his recent lecture trip to the Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT) in Cuiaba. He was invited by the UFMT´s Secretaria de Relações Internacionais and our CO.BRA colleagues, Prof. Thiago Ventura, Prof. Allan de Oliveira, from the Institute of Computation (IC/UFMT), to … Read more

CO.BRA e LETA recebem o Prof. Dr. Dirk Thielen

O Computational Bioacoustics Research Unit (CO.BRA/INAU/UFMT) e o Laboratório de Ecologia e Taxonomia de Artrópodes (LETA/IB/PPGZOO) com apoio da SECRI, informam a realização de uma palestra e dois cursos a serem oferecidos pelo Prof. Dr. Dirk Thielen, chefe do Laboratório de Ecologia da Paisagem e Clima, e Professor do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Biologia (Ecologia), … Read more

Owen Farrell receives shock World Cup reprieve as England captain’s red card is overturned

Owen Farrell has had his red card against Wales overturned and is free to play in their Rugby World Cup; England continue preparations with a warm-up match against Six Nations champions Ireland in Dublin on Saturday; “Decision makes a mockery of player welfare,” say Progressive Rugby England captain Owen Farrell has had his red card … Read more

A Progressive Icon Returns to Western Politics

Former Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson is running for his former office on a mission to confront the city’s housing crisis. Seventeen years ago, I traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah, to write a profile of Rocky Anderson, one of America’s most radical mayors. At the time, Anderson had made a name for himself … Read more