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Author Archives: The Beam

Google & Facebook Profit From Fossil Fuel Advertising

August 1st, 2019 | by The Beam

Google and Facebook have been vital tools in enabling fossil fuel companies to pedal their often misleading agenda related to climate change developments. If the price is right, it appears that these Internet companies have no issue backtracking on their green initiatives and advertising policies

The Real Key To Clean Cooking

July 24th, 2019 | by The Beam

In our travels across rural India, we may have come to understand what would encourage clean and modern cooking options in the home.

Female Leaders Are On The Rise — Empowered, We Are Unstoppable

July 20th, 2019 | by The Beam

Although women are now very well educated and have the potential to contribute to economic growth, scientific research, technological advances and sustainable innovation, they are still disadvantaged and left out. We live in the 21st century, exploring emerging technologies geared to design better futures, but we haven’t managed to overcome the imbalance between men and women? This is a problem. Everywhere

Annie Easley, The Rocket Scientist Who Worked At NASA Before It Was Even Called NASA

July 14th, 2019 | by The Beam

Annie Easley started out studying pharmacy at Xavier University in New Orleans, but when she married and moved to Cleveland, she discovered the university there had just closed its pharmacy program, and started looking for a different career. When an article in a Cleveland newspaper about twin sisters who worked as ‘human computers’ at the then-NACA caught her eye, she applied there, was hired and the rest is history

Four Environmental Scientists Who Changed Our Understanding Of The World

July 9th, 2019 | by The Beam

Women have made major contributions to scientific research and to swing the spotlight back onto global environmental issues. The four women we feature here spent their lifetime exploring and documenting the planet with the goal to raise awareness about the importance of fighting for global environmental preservation

How To Make Climate Change Everyone’s Business

June 29th, 2019 | by The Beam

Understanding climate not merely as an element of sustainability, but rather from an external rating and internal risk management perspective for safeguarding and promoting a functioning, stable, and integral financial system

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