'Three Billboards' wins big as Golden Globes power through sex scandal

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Dark drama “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the big winner with four Golden Globes awards on Sunday on a night marked by scathing jokes about sexual harassment and passionate odes to those breaking their silence. Mother-daughter comedy “Lady Bird” was named best comedy film and the indie A24 movie’s star […]

NATO Nightmare: Putin Poised for 6 More Years in Power

NATO Nightmare: Putin Poised for 6 More Years in Power

In the fifty-ninth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, RBK, and Sovetskaya Rossiya. He discusses Vladimir Putin’s announcement of his candidacy for the March 2018 presidential election and examines the current anti-Russian political trends in Europe. In addition, Professor Kovacevic looks at […]

U.S. power supply could be more adaptable to climate change than predicted

U.S. power supply could be more adaptable to climate change than predicted

Top Story Climate change scientists warn that the continued burning of fossil fuels is likely to cause major disruptions to the global climate system, leading to more extreme weather, sea-level rise and biodiversity loss. The changes also will compromise our capacity to generate electricity. In recent decades, capacity losses at United States power plants occurred […]

A struggle for power

A struggle for power

Published online 9 November 2011 | Nature479, 160-161 (2011) | doi:10.1038/479160a News: Brazil is developing the last great untapped reserve of hydroelectricity, the Amazon basin. Jeff Tollefson When a few hundred demonstrators, mostly from indigenous communities, temporarily occupied the construction site of the Belo Monte dam on Brazil’s Xingu River early on 27 October, workers […]