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The global economy is growing, but carbon emissions aren’t

Carbon emissions stayed flat for the second year in a row in 2015, despite continued growth in the global economy, according to preliminary data recently released by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

KU investigation clears professor who used N-word in class

After a four-month investigation into whether she racially harassed and discriminated against students, a Kansas University professor who used the N-word in class has been cleared.

Twitter to keep 140-character limit, CEO says

Twitter Inc's 140-character tweets are here to stay, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Friday, ending speculation that the microblogging site might abandon one of its trademark features for a 10,000-character limit.  

Dysfunction by design: How standards hurt buildings and cities

Personal heaters are a summer survival tool for many office workers chilled to the bone by hyperactive ventilation systems — an act of self-defense against an epidemic of overcooling that is wasting energy and confounding comfort in not only offices but also large shops, schools and other buildings.