Plastic Plates, Utensils Banned in France; Will It Make a Difference?

Plastic Plates, Utensils Banned in France; Will It Make a Difference?

Ever go to a concert, street festival or picnic grounds and see all the plastic cups and tableware stacked in the trash bins afterwards that will wind up in landfills? In the name of being environmentally friendly, the French are trying to eliminate that image. France has banned plastic plates, utensils and such in the […]

Standing Rock Native Protests Gaining Momentum Across Nation

Standing Rock Native Protests Gaining Momentum Across Nation

In rural North Dakota, Native American groups have gathered from across the nation to stand united with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The group is gaining momentum in their protests to try and block the construction of an oil pipeline near their tribal land. They want to draw attention to the detrimental impact the pipeline will have on the […]

AIIB Holds First Annual Meeting

AIIB Holds First Annual Meeting

On Saturday, June 25, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held its first annual meeting in Beijing. One of its goals in doing so was to demonstrate its position as an autonomous player in global economic development. The AIIB would not like to be seen as a “pawn” of China and is trying to shake […]

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