Arctic heads for ‘uncharted territory’

   The Arctic is continuing to warm twice as fast as the rest of the planet; air temperatures every year from 2014 to today have been warmer than all previous records since 1900. The reasons for this trend include less snow and ice to reflect sunlight, warmer oceans...

Solomons govt doubles minimal wage

The Solomon Islands government has doubled the country's minimum wage. The caretaker labour minister Willam Maru announced the increase from 50-US-cents an hour to $US 1an hour on the floor of parliament on Sunday. The Solomon Star reported Mr Maru saying he was...

Gun Deaths In America At Report Excessive

An analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals a record high of gun deaths in the United States. The 2017 gun deaths mark the highest number of gun deaths in about 40 years. Record Number Of Gun Deaths Based on data from the...