Edward Burtynsky travels the world trying to capture striking images of humanity’s impact on the planet, from the fossil-like shapes left behind by drills in a Potash mine to the luminescent colours of lithium ponds. The Canadian photographic artist has spent 40 years focusing on large-scale human activities such as mining, quarrying, agriculture and deforestation
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California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law, AB5, that would force more companies to treat more workers as employees, not contractors. What’s the big deal? Whether it’s ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft, or delivery companies like Postmates, Doordash and Instacart, a slew of companies have grown up in the smartphone era with
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company is willing to subsidize the housing sector in Dublin. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Getty Images Google is willing to build homes in order to ease Dublin’s housing crisis, the company’s CEO said. Sundar Pichai told The Independent newspaper in Ireland that the technology giant, which employs over
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers from Google, Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climate-change marches in San Francisco and Seattle, saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action. Young people protest outside of the San Francisco Federal Building during a Climate
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The Federal Reserve is taking a meeting-by-meeting approach to setting interest rates and for now is not committed to a set course of action ahead, Vice Chairman Richard Clarida told CNBC. “We’re gonna take this meeting by meeting. We’re not on a preset course,” Clarida told Sara Eisen during an interview Friday on “Squawk on the Street.”
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Lafayette, California, March 28, 2019. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Getty Images A sprawling and controversial new labor law signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom this week could have major tax consequences for gig workers in the state and eventually, perhaps, throughout the country. The measure, called Assembly Bill (AB) 5, makes it much harder
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A global climate strike is under way, with millions of people protesting for “an end to the age of fossil fuels and climate justice for everyone”. The event was sparked by teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg, who is attending the New York protest, where 1.1m children have been allowed to miss school to join the march.
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