Sixers coach Brown tapped for Aussie Olympic role
Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown is set to coach Australia's basketball team at next year's Olympics, ESPN reported on Tuesday. The 58-year-old American is poised to lead the Australians again eight years after taking charge of the team at the 2012 London Olympics.
Younger Republicans are finally kinda sorta starting to understand climate change, according to new survey results. But they’ve got a seriously long way to go. Results from a Pew Research Centre pollon Monday show that while younger members of the Republican party are starting to shift away from climate denial, they still have a lot to learn.
According to the survey—which polled 3,627 U.S. adults over two weeks in October—the younger a Republican is, the more likely they are to understand climate change. That doesn’t mean young Republicans are perfect, though.
'We're going to 2020 Olympics to win a gold medal': Brown to lead Boomers
"This is our mission and my message to our team I understand the magnitude of this statement. I would feel irresponsible having any other goal but this."Basketball Australia announced the appointment of Brown, currently the coach of NBA title contender Philadelphia 76ers, on Wednesday morning, almost a week since news of talks between the two parties leaked to ESPN.
Just 34 per cent of the millennial and younger participants said human activity contributes to climate change “a great deal.” That’s nothing compared to the 73 per cent of Democrats across all ages surveyed that do, but it’s more than double the 14 per cent of Boomer and older Republicans that believe it. Still, younger Republicans still have a lot to learn because 41 per cent attribute climate change to “natural patterns.”
Sigh. Whatever that means.
Meanwhile, scientistsa 100 per cent consensus on humans causing global warming according to a separate study published last week. Previously, they were at . The point is, you can trust the science,.
At least the younger Republicans from this survey had better answers for other questions. On whether the government is doing too little to reduce the effects of climate change, 55 per cent of millennials and younger participants said yes. These Republicans might hold onto whatever climate-denying conspiracy theories they want, but at least they recognise that the Donald Trump-run government isto stop the crisis. Most of these red millennials also said the government was doing too little to protect water quality, air quality, and animals and their habitats.
Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown to lead the Boomers to the Olympics, replacing Andrej Lemanis
Basketball Australia confirms that Ben Simmons's Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown will lead the Boomers to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, saying it would be "irresponsible" to have any goal other than a gold medal.Brown, who coached the Boomers between 2009 and 2012, takes the place of Andrej Lemanis, who recently led Australia to the semi-finals at the FIBA World Cup.
As for prioritising the development of alternative energy sources, 78 per cent of Republican millennials or younger participants agreed it’s something that should happen. That number jumps to 91 per cent when asked specifically about expanding solar panel farms and 81 per cent for wind turbine farms. To be fair, even boomers like the idea of solar panels and wind turbines, but they also really like fossil fuels. The younger Republicans surveyed are least in favour of offshore oil and gas drilling, fracking, and coal mining when compared to boomers and older generations.
However, millennials aren’t that young, right? Older millennials are nearing 40 years old! What about the actual youth?While the survey doesn’t get into it, has shown that —which includes Gen Z—find climate change to be a serious threat.
What Boomers Want, Boomers Get
But one British politician has a plan to end their dominance.For more than two decades, the Conservative politician David Willetts was the member of Parliament representing Havant, a cozy middle-class town in southern England. He dealt with the usual problems: traffic in the town center, littering along the seafront.
I’d like to think that right-leaning teens might save their forsaken political party from ruining the Earth forever. Luckily, I know that teens at large will be the future of the U.S. one day. And they’reto entrust them with it, especially as we adults fail on leaving them a habitable planet. Shout out to the youth, man.
Grandmother dumps burnt remains of home at Parliament House in climate change protest .
Melinda Plesman says Australia needs "a hell of a lot more" than Scott Morrison's prayers as she brings the remains of her bushfire-destroyed home to Canberra, demanding action on climate change.Melinda Plesman and her partner Dean Kennedy lost their family home of 38 years when bushfires tore through Nymboida, south of Grafton in NSW, early last month.