FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports—One of the biggest problems with climbing Mount Everest is knowing what to do with trash and human waste. This had led to climbers turning the famed mountain into a landfill. This season, porters working on Everest schlepped 28,000 pounds of human waste — the equivalent weight of two fully-grown elephants — from base camp down to a nearby dumping site, according to the Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee (SPCC), a local NGO tasked with cleaning up Everest. At Gorak Shep, […]
Chicago: Don't Ask Those Who Caused the Problem to Solve the Problem. Given the social, political, and cultural history of Chicago, no one who could do anything about the murders and chaos in Chicago really cares.