The news is full of the surge in deforestation and fires in the Amazon rainforest, and and I have been fielding various media enquiries about what is causing this rise and what it means for our atmosphere.
Archives for August 24, 2019
• Published 22nd August 2019Regular nonstop flights between the east coast of Australia and London or New York could soon become a reality.
Earlier this month, Hong Kong’s protesters brought the city’s airport to a standstill. Now, as another weekend of demonstrations begins, the city’s famously efficient subway has pre-emptively shuttered some of its own stations — angering protestors in the process.
This article is adapted from the book “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber,” by Mike Isaac, a reporter for The New York Times. The book will be published by W.W. Norton & Co. on Sept. 3. It was April 2014, and Uber was announcing a new $1 charge on fares called the Safe Rides Fee.