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"olympic forest" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

06:05 min | 1 year ago

"olympic forest" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Where co production of GBH NPR EX lesson six months now until the Tokyo Olympics with a lot of unknowns. This week, though International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach did make one thing clear. We are not a speculating off whether the games are taking place. We are working on how the games will take place. In other words, how to keep people safe from the coronavirus. The IOC is encouraging all participating nations to vaccinate their athletes. That's raising logistical and ethical questions, though even from the athletes, here's the world's Bianca Hillier. Rumors have been flying about if how and when Olympic athletes will receive the cove in 19 vaccine. The controversy started when some suggested that athletes would get priority access IOC president Box says That's not happening. There's no blueprint for this, and we are learning every day, but we are not in favor off athletes trumping the Cube. President. Bok emphasized that once health care professionals and vulnerable groups are taken care of then athletes should be offered the shots. Many athletes agree with this stance, even though it jeopardizes their chance of competing three time Paralympian meal. Fahey from the UK says he sees both sides of the coin. Certainly you know, you start to ask those moral questions of well if it was Between yourself and annulled early relative. Then who would you rather gets? The vaccine is quite a difficult one to answer difficult, he explained, because people devote years of their lives to the games, and for some Tokyo 2020 is their final chance to represent their country on the international stage. Then his mind goes to friends and family. You know, I had much rather see my parents vaccine before me because I'm far more worried about the potential health risks for them. As far as when athletes will be offered the vaccine. IOC President Thomas Bach has asked the 206 National Olympic committees to lead their own charge. It is upper tow each government to decide. About the vaccination about access to vaccination in their respective countries. Israel's Olympic Committee says it has already inoculated half of its athletes, while Denmark and hungry say their delegations will get vaccinated in a couple of months. And in Belgium, the country's Olympic committee has already asked its government to pledge 500 vaccines for Olympians and staff. Johan, Bellman's chief physician of the committee, told local media. He doesn't see this as asking for preferential treatment. So Zeke again voting tonight sister from the physical properties that made it started moving, he says. The intention is not to preempt health care workers and vulnerable groups. But we do want to protect our athletes. Obviously, we don't want our athletes to be at a competitive disadvantage. Meanwhile, other countries haven't even started administering the vaccine to essential workers or vulnerable groups, including the host country. Japan itself. Medical workers there are scheduled to get there first shots at the end of February. In the U. S. The CDC considers more than 60% of Americans to be essential workers or otherwise vulnerable to the virus, meaning healthy. Olympic athletes have a long time to wait until it's their turn. Well, it all happen in time for the games. Vivian Reef, Berg spent more than 30 years figuring out operational challenges like this in the health care industry, she says it's possible the number of athletes coming from any one country is on the one hand. Small number relative to the number of vaccines that could be going on. A few 100 athletes, she says, isn't a lot compared to a country of millions. But on the other hand, the distribution and availability of vaccines is very uneven around the world. And even within the wealthiest countries is not widespread referred added that unless more vaccines are widely approved and available, adhering to the IOC's timeline will be a challenge. British Paralympian Neil thought, he says to him. The timeline doesn't sound feasible when you consider how many of the population would be ahead of me. In reality of the point I would be offered. The vaccine is so far down the line. I'd be long past the games have happened, so I think it's inevitable. For US athletes were gonna be jumping the queue to some degree and I guess it's how much we jump it by is the question. I asked the IOC that question once essential workers and others in vulnerable groups are vaccinated. Will athletes then be first in line? Will they be prioritized over the non vulnerable general public? Via email. They declined to comment. The IOC is expected to share more tactics to safeguard the Tokyo Olympics next week. For the world. I'm Bianca holier and one more Olympic related note to share. The IOC is upping its commitments in the fight against climate change. It's setting a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by the end of the decade. IOC President Thomas Bach made the announcement yesterday. In addition to reducing our emissions, we will offset more than 100% off our remaining carbon emissions. The IOC is doing this through the Olympic Forest project combating desertification in Africa Suhel region Within three years. The IOC says it will actually be removing more carbon from the air than it emits, and we're not just talking wonky numbers here. The Olympics have a massive audience and the IOC and host cities are using their bullhorn to show off what they can do that next year's Winter Games in Beijing. All the venues are aiming to run on 100% renewable energy. Faster, higher, stronger and now greener. So let's talk about how carbon offsets exactly work like the one IOC president Thomas Bach mentioned that's on the agenda in our weekly look at climate change Solutions. The big fix way.

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"olympic forest" Discussed on PRI's The World

PRI's The World

01:37 min | 1 year ago

"olympic forest" Discussed on PRI's The World

"Happened. So i think it's inevitable a for us it's gonna be jumping the queue to some degree. I guess it's how much we jumped by the question. I asked that question once. Essential workers and others in vulnerable groups are vaccinated will athletes then be first in line. Will they be prioritized over the non vulnerable general public via email. They declined to comment the i. o. C.'s expected to share more tactics to safeguard the tokyo olympics. Next week for the world. I'm being a hillier and one. More olympic related note to share the is upping its commitments in the fight against climate. Change it setting a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by forty five percent by the of the decade. Ioc president thomas bach made the announcement yesterday. In addition to reducing our emissions. We will offset more than one hundred percent of our remaining carbon emissions. The is doing this. Through the olympic forest project combating desertification in africa hell region within three years. The says it will actually be removing more carbon from the air. Then it emits and we're not just talking wonky numbers here. The olympics have a massive and the cities are using their bullhorn to show off. They can do at next year's winter games in beijing. All the venues are aiming to run on one hundred percent renewable energy faster higher stronger and now greener so let's talk about how carbon offsets exactly work like the one i ac- president thomas bach mentioned. That's on the agenda in our weekly look at climate change.

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"olympic forest" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

02:18 min | 3 years ago

"olympic forest" Discussed on KOMO

"Respond to his commands. Still homage cutting deputy art wall and shot and killed Peter's after a high-speed chase last October. A task force report obtained by the herald says Wallin opened fire because Peter's dot show his hands as ordered Peters girlfriend was into vehicle with them and says Peters was paralyzed because Wallin another deputy on the scene shouted conflicting commands congressman Dan Newhouse as a Trump administration plan to sell off. The transmission system of the BPA will lead to higher electricity bills Republican from central Washington was one of three leaders at a bipartisan letter to the house committee on the budget opposing changes to the system. The letter was signed by sixty two members of congress and says any sale of assets to private entities is likely to result in attempts by new owners to charge substantially increased transmission rates for the. Same service. Local college leaders are expected to say more today about a big gift from Amazon as komo's Brian Calvert tells us, the money is designated for women and minorities Seattle university points to what had caused deep history of educating women and underrepresented minority students in science and engineering. Forty percent of fulltime faculty are women three of whom are department chairs forty three and a half percent of science and engineering. Students are women to continue this quest. Seattle. You leaders say Amazon gift of three million dollars goes to its new center for science and innovation where the money will be used to specifically expand opportunities for women and minorities in stem careers. The school says it committed itself to offer more opportunities to these groups six years ago by doubling the number of female and ethnic science technology, engineering and math graduates construction of the new center for science and innovation is expected to begin soon. Brian Calvert, KOMO news, sailors, had to be rescued while hiking and Mason county yesterday. The sheriff's office says the sailors were hiking underneath the. Steel bridge in the Olympic forest when they got stuck on some cliffs the sheriff's officer people not to hike under that bridge. A heartbroken. Mother is grieving that our son agreeing for her son will killer is still on the loose royale. Lexin was shot and killed Friday afternoon. Komo's Tammy matassa spoke to the mom, Laura. Walker never thought she'd be leaving balloons marking replace her son was gunned down in broad daylight memories of re-electing lit up, the central district block where the nineteen year old was shot as mom says he was a smart kid never involved with gangs and about to start a new job..

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"olympic forest" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

01:30 min | 3 years ago

"olympic forest" Discussed on KOMO

"The list is up on our website at komonews dot com. Carleen Johnson, KOMO news and Mason county rescued two sailors who were stuck on some cliffs under the steel bridge yesterday, the sheriff's officer, Jim people not to hike out of the steel bridge in the Olympic forest coming up after we check your traffic and weather. Have you posted a photo from an area that's off limits. I'm Brian Calvert. With the information that may have you taking those photos off Facebook today. Four and make our way into the middle of the day and the commute continues. Here's the latest from Kierra Jordan or working with a couple of issues right now in Seattle are southbound I five express Lane's offramp to Mercer fully blocked at the moment did to a brushfire that's in the area. So you won't be able to exit off there. But so far not seeing too much of a backup in that area. Where working with a crash in Renton northbound one six seven approaching four zero five that's in the right lane. And that is now creating pretty heavy slow down from one hundred eighty s also we have a crash on the shoulder. Westbound eighteen near Kent black diamond road. It was blocking the right lane for couple of hours. Now like I said over on the shoulder, but that backup it's still continuing for over mile and a half into the area. Southbound four or five heavy at a Bothell northbound four or five extra company from Talbot. The thirtieth northbound I five will be heavy from Michigan to I ninety and starts to break up here perching Seneca and southbound I five busy between the ship canal bridge and the convention center. Our next traffic at ten fourteen. Here's your forecast from Seth Wayne changes. On the way here on Monday after a gorgeous weekend. We're going to up the cloud cover through the day today. Thanks to a strong onshore.

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"olympic forest" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

02:07 min | 3 years ago

"olympic forest" Discussed on KOMO

"Amazon says it will cover up to ten thousand dollars in start up costs for employees who are accepted into the program and leave their jobs company says it will also pay them three months worth of their salary. A reward of at least a thousand dollars. Now being offered for information about a hit and run driver who plowed into a ten year old girl and kept on going. The Pierce county. Sheriff's office says the girl has several broken bones. She was hit Saturday night while riding a scooter along one hundred thirteenth street in parkland black SUV possibly a Nissan Pathfinder struck her deputies say it probably has front end damage as a result. If you know anything you're asked to call the Pierce county sheriff's office family outing in central Washington turned deadly on mother's day weekends. Komo's Mark Christopher says it happened on Moses Lake Como news has now learned that the two jetskis belong to the same family. Grant county authorities saying at twenty seven year old woman has now died after that accident. Grant county sheriff's office, saying Edrich and rice of demise writing with her eight year old daughter on one of the jet skis on the other watercraft was a seventeen year old young man who was a relative in the family somehow the both collided near blue Heron park. The child and teenager were not seriously injured bystanders at the park went into the water in administered first aid. All three once emergency responders arrived all three were taken to a Moses Lake hospital. There was some time later with the hospital Audrey Anne rice passed away the investigation of the crash continues. Mark Christopher KOMO news crews and Mason county manage to rescue two sailors who got stuck on some cliffs under the steel bridge yesterday. The sheriff's office has been urging people not to hike under that bridge in the Olympic forest. Komo news time six ten that's time to get to the Harley exterior sports desk with Tom hutler. Mariners's gorgeous nine runs over the last four games including eleven two loss at Boston yesterday. Swept by the SOX lost four straight making it even worse yesterday was a cold rainy weather Seattle and Boston fought through much of the game. As skippers got services, though. Yeah. Both teams play miserable conditions at their day. Not a good series for us. Road trip back home..

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"olympic forest" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

03:36 min | 3 years ago

"olympic forest" Discussed on KOMO

"From Amazon and komo's Brian Calvert reports the money's designated for women and minorities Seattle university points to what it calls. It's deep history of educating women and under. Represented minority students in science and engineering. Forty percent of the fulltime faculty are women three of whom are department chairs and forty three and a half percent of science and engineering. Students are women to continue this quest. Seattle. You leaders say Amazon gift of three million dollars goes to its new center for science and innovation where the money will be used specifically to expand opportunities for women and minorities for a stem career the school says it committed itself to offer more opportunities for these groups six years ago by doubling the number of female and ethnic science technology engineering and math grads construction of the new sentence are center that is for science and innovation is expected to begin later this spring. Brian Calvert, KOMO news. Jay Inslee is expected to sign a Bill today, creating a public option health care plan that lawmakers approved last month, it makes the state will dictate the terms of the healthcare plans, but will hire private insurance companies to administer them. Washington will become the first state to enter the private health insurance market with a universal public option plan. It will be available to all residents, regardless of income by twenty twenty one eight other states have proposed their own public option measures, but have not approved the legislation yet the fallout from the continuing trade battle with China. Could mean a higher price when you go to pay for your next orca card more from komo's lease stole. You probably have one of these in your car in your wallet. If you are a commuter eight orca card to get you on buses to trains and ferries as well. But the cars are actually made in China. And this is where there could be some issues with that increasing tariffs on Chinese goods means it will cost an extra forty eight cents to make each card. It now cost to forty to make the cards compared to a dollar ninety two last year today aboard of local transit agencies is voting on a plan to take four hundred thousand dollars out of a contingency budget to cover that increase. That would be a big hit to the million dollar reserve the transit agencies need to buy seven hundred and fifty thousand new cards this year to keep up with. Demand tonight, the Bonney lake food Bank has asking for help Copeland with its financial problems. More from komo's Suzanne fon. The Bonney lake food Bank is only about seven hundred square feet. It's jam packed donated food so fruits not an issue what they desperately need is the ability to keep their doors. Open stew Bolen. The director says they're feeding about a thousand families a month. The demands up for sure if Bank really needs financial donations to keep things running Boeing says for some reason people aren't giving as much money food everywhere, but the financial resources have dropped off food Bank. Also needs a much bigger space, but they don't have the money to move into another place where between a rock and a hard place. So right now, we've been living out of savings for over a year almost year and a half. Komo news time five thirty nine two sailors had to be rescued while out for a hike in Mason county yesterday. The sheriff's office says the sailors were hugging underneath the steel bridge in the Olympic forest. They got stuck on some cliffs the sheriff's office is urging people not to hike under the steel bridge. Just a minute away. From a KOMO sports update. Go on news time five thirty nine. It's hard work. No an ad from save money on car insurance. By bundling home and auto with progressive and cut. That was good. So are there any other things you need me to talk about or I could do an ad for something..

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