Drake Wins Fifth Week Ahead of Music’s Big Fall Releases

Before Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and Adele announced themselves on the Billboard album chart, there’s still Drake. Although there wasn’t a lot of competition, the rapper’s latest album “Certified Lover Boy” peaked at #1 in its fifth consecutive week, with the equivalent of 100 million streams and 74,000 sales in the United States, with fewer …

UK Agency Issues Climate Change Warning Ahead of UN Summit

LONDON — The British Environment Agency on Wednesday urged world leaders to take decisive action to tackle climate change and issued a stern warning ahead of the UN summit in Glasgow this month. When there are 20,000 delegates from almost every country will discuss ways to deal with it potentially catastrophic global warming. “Adapt or …

The 2022 Oscar Race Has Started. Here’s Who’s Already Ahead.

best actor Will Smith and Denzel Washington had previously been alone at the Oscars, when Smith’s performance in “The Pursuit of Happyness” lost to a volcanic Washington on “Training Day.” Washington’s expert work on “The Tragedy of Macbeth” offers quite a rematch this season as it may be the only real threat to Smith’s first …

China’s Power Crisis Exposes Tension Ahead of Key UN Climate Summit

In China’s interior, renewable energy sometimes produces more electricity than nearby consumers can use, but other times it produces very little. Just five years ago, three inland regions – sparsely populated Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang and Gansu – created abundant solar and wind power. waste of up to two-fifths this is your strength. To solve this …

Economy Looks Solid. But These Are The Big Risks Ahead.

The low-hanging fruit of the pandemic economic recovery has been beaten. As a result, expansion enters a new phase with new risks. The world economy has expanded at an alarming rate for months as industries shut down in the pandemic reopen. While this process is nearly incomplete – many industries are still operating below their …

Biden Pledges to Follow Science. But Sometimes It Gets Ahead

WASHINGTON — As he announced Friday that booster vaccines will be available to some Americans, President Biden made a prediction: His administration is likely to soon provide a third dose of the vaccine “anywhere” to anyone who wants it. “In the near term, we’ll probably open this up,” he told reporters from the State Dining …

Hundreds of Thousands Demand Climate Action Ahead of German Elections

BERLIN – Hundreds of thousands of young people from around the world took to the streets on Friday for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic quarantined many, demanding action to stop the warming of the planet. Protesters gathered in Bangladesh, Kenya, the Netherlands and many other countries. But nowhere was the call to action …

‘My Name Is Pauli Murray’ Review: Ahead of Time

Filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen’s open pedagogical documentary “My Name is Pauli Murray” is based on the audience’s ignorance of who Murray is: an activist, writer, lawyer and priest. It’s easier to surprise us with the onslaught of information that rightly positions Murray, a black, gender non-conforming intellectual who died in 1985, as a …