This week – Alert Ready, DNA Privacy and Ethical Electric Cars

What is trending this week in the world of resilience?

What is trending this week in the world of resilience?

Well, for a start, Canada is testing its new emergency alert system, a recent high-profile police arrest raises serious concerns about DNA privacy and we discover the dark side of the electric cars industry.

See below the five most popular publications this week.

Alert Ready will hit your smartphone: Here’s what it’s all about

Millions of cellphones, tablets and other portable devices will sound off across the country next week to test Canada’s new public emergency alert system.

What the Golden State Killer case means for your genetic privacy

The use of family members’ DNA without their consent to find the “Golden State Killer” has highlighted potential privacy concerns involved with genealogy databases and DNA testing.

French art gallery discovers more than half its paintings are fake

The shock discovery is made after an art historian notices buildings shown in the paintings were erected after the artist’s death.

Is there such a thing as an ethical electric car?

Carmakers and big tech struggle to keep batteries free from child labor.

New technical specification for auditors of ISO 45001

Hot on the heels of the world’s first International Standard for occupational health and safety comes a technical specification to ensure those auditing it are up to scratch.

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