UK is not on track to meet its own climate targets, says report

UK is not on track to meet its own climate targets, says report

The UK’s emissions targets allow for an increase in aviation emissionsDavid Kilpatrick / Alamy Stock Photo By Michael Le Page The UK is not on course to meet its own targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the 2020s and 2030s. And the longer it delays taking the necessary action the more it will cost […]

The Era of Mass Incarceration Isn’t Over. This New Report Shows Why.

Ever since the US incarceration rate started to level off at the turn of the century, activists and criminal justice reform advocates have been hopeful that the era of mass incarceration may finally be over. Indeed, the number of people locked up in prisons across the country is steadily decreasing, signaling that criminal justice reforms have started […]

U.S. states' lagging revenue, tax reform weigh on credit quality: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Slow revenue growth and challenges from the recent U.S. tax reform are hurting many U.S. states’ credit quality, said global investment management firm Conning on Tuesday as it issued a negative outlook for the sector for the rest of 2018. Revenues are largely trending below expenditures and U.S. gross domestic product, […]

Kremlin counts on American people to study US House report on Russia, promises surprises

Kremlin counts on American people to study US House report on Russia, promises surprises

The latest US House Intelligence Committee report on Russia should make people wonder about the real reasons for the continuing Russian collusion hysteria, Vladimir Putin’s press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters. “We would like to hope that some people in America actually read this report, because sometimes there is an impression that these reports are […]

Homelessness crisis: Number staying in B&Bs 1,000% higher than stats released by govt, report says

Homelessness crisis: Number staying in B&Bs 1,000% higher than stats released by govt, report says

Over 50,000 people are living in B&Bs with nowhere to go – dwarfing the government’s figure of about 5,000, a bleak report on homelessness has revealed. Charity Justlife is now warning thousands are “forgotten in statistics.” Using data gathered from Freedom of Information requests to local authorities, along with other information from the government’s Rural […]

Trump wanted to bomb Russian & Iranian targets amid Syria strikes – report

Trump wanted to bomb Russian & Iranian targets amid Syria strikes – report

President Donald Trump reportedly favored bombing Russian and Iranian targets in Syria, before Pentagon chief James Mattis talked the US leader out of it. Trump discussed three military options for Syria last week with his revamped national security team, led by Bush-era hawk John Bolton, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing sources familiar […]

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