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Cars buck falling CO2 emissions trend

Cars buck falling CO2 emissions trend

Science
Britain's carbon emissions have sunk to the level last seen in 1890 – the year before penalties were first awarded in football.In 2017, CO₂ emissions from fossil fuels fell by 2.6%. This was mainly driven by a 19% decline in coal use.It follows a 5.8% fall in 2016, which saw a record 52% drop in coal use, according to the green website Carbon Brief.The figure is doubly striking as emissions from cars have been going up.The analysis is based on government energy-use figures. The government will publish its own CO₂ estimates later in March.Last year, Carbon Brief's preliminary assessment of CO₂ proved accurate. This year’s shows that the UK's total CO₂ emissions are currently 38% below 1990 levels.They have been decreasing steadily since 2012, with big falls in 2014 and 2016. The decline con
Nutritionist's guide to the food bowl trend

Nutritionist's guide to the food bowl trend

Health
Let’s face it: the lunchtime salad routine can get old. But if you’re trying to eat healthily, what are your other options? Enter the bowl trend -- ideally filled with dark, leafy greens, grains, protein, and vegetables, these bowls can be loaded with fiber, vitamins, and minerals, according to Maya Feller, a New York City-based registered dietitian nutritionist. Many also come in under 500 calories and contain modest amounts of fat and sodium. But not every restaurant chain has a bowl that fits those nutritional parameters. El Pollo Loco, a southwestern chain, has the Grande Avocado Chicken Bowl, with sour cream and shredded cheese, which contains 850 calories. KFC's Famous Bowl comes with creamy mashed potatoes, sweet corn, fried chicken, and gravy and is topped with three types of
What do Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger have in common? They are part of 'gray divorce' trend

What do Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger have in common? They are part of 'gray divorce' trend

Finance
What do Danny DeVito, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Al Gore have in common? They were all part of an increasing trend called the "gray divorce." Gray divorce is a term for what happens after 20-plus years of marriage to unhappily wed people in their 50s or older.Among U.S. adults ages 50 and up, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990s. In 2015, for every 1,000 married persons in that age category, 10 divorced — up from five in 1990, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau. Among those ages 65 and older, the divorce rate has roughly tripled since 1990, reaching six people per 1,000 married persons in 2015.Of course, when it comes to retirement, whatever money the divorcing couple has needs to be divided — often after an expensive