The U.K.’s Committee on Climate Change argues the programs incentivize frequent flyers, who should instead be slugged with a tax, a report suggests. Opponents say most miles are “issued through non-flying means,” like reward credit cards, and points often aren’t redeemed for flights. Others question whether flying’s environmental footprint is significantly worse than other modes of transit.
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More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report. The UN food agency has launched a humanitarian appeal for US$331 million to assist those affected in the southern African nation.//CRIMSON TAZVINZWA/
Rather than adapting to the natural environment as other species do, humans have learned to adapt the environment to fit … More
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