The grants for England and Wales are part of the government's strategy for low carbon heating.
Vivienne Westwood reads a “letter to the Earth”Location: London, EnglandThe fashion designer is known for her environmental activismShe called for opening up land for wildlifeBRITISH FASHION DESIGNER AND ACTIVIST, VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, SAYING:"The first step is you've got to rewild because what rewilding is not to do with stop farming and let everything go, it's to do with start farming in collaboration with nature. Let nature bring the soil back to health."Her letter is part of a campaign urging for climate actionin the run-up to the UN COP26 global summit in ScotlandNigerian author Ben Okri read a letter with his familyNIGERIAN AUTHOR, BEN OKRI, SAYING:"My my letter to the Earth really is asking the Earth to chastise us. It's an unusual angle to take, but I have become a bit fed up of the human race inflicting unending suffering on itself, on its people and on this planet. And I think it's time that we took some responsibility for what we're doing."
Colin Powell, the first Black U.S. secretary of state who died on Monday at age 84, opened up to journalist Bob Woodward about his life, legacy and recent health problems in one of his last ever interviews.Of note: In a Washington Post article and audio shared Monday, Powell, who died from COVID-19 complications, responded to Woodward's concerns upon learning in their July interview of his Parkinson's disease and multiple myeloma cancer by saying: "Don't feel sorry for me, for God's sakes!"Stay