Government on Track to Forgive Up to $131,000 Each in Student Debt for Thousands of Doctors – Real Time Economics – WSJ

A program designed to ease the student-debt burden of teachers, public defenders and other modestly paid workers in the public sector is also set to help thousands of physicians, many of whom work for nonprofit hospitals. On average, recent medical-school graduates who enroll in the program will have $131,000 in their student debt forgiven. Source: […]

India state aims to plant a record 50 million trees in a day

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in India’s most populous state jostled for space Monday as they attempted to plant 50 million trees over 24 hours in hopes of shattering the world record. Officials… Source: India state aims to plant a record 50 million trees in a day

Rising Sea Levels Made This Republican Mayor A Climate Change Believer : NPR

Already, neighborhoods flood more often in Coral Gables, Fla., and water has seeped up from beneath low-lying buildings and yards. Mayor James Cason wants his city prepared for the economic fallout. Source: Rising Sea Levels Made This Republican Mayor A Climate Change Believer : NPR