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Bill Gates: ‘Estamos en una peor situación de lo que esperaba’

Estamos en los niveles de vacunación de 2009. Sin embargo, con la debida financiación en los dos próximos años, podríamos volver a donde estábamos antes de la pandemia. De modo que sigo siendo optimista respecto a estas tendencias generales, por…

U.N. Faces Record Humanitarian Aid Shortfall — but Not for Ukrainians

Camps for Syrian refugees in northern Iraq have cut access to clean water, sanitation and electricity. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, many people forced from their homes face life without shelter or basic tools like fishing or farming gear….

Biden Is Facing Crisis After Crisis. But Are They Emergencies?

WASHINGTON — In a time of political and economic turmoil, just what, exactly, counts as a national emergency? President Biden has declared one for Covid, for solar panels and for Russian oil, but not yet for monkeypox. He has hesitated…

Pakistan’s Deadly Flood Season Worsened by Climate Change and Bad Infrastructure

KARACHI, Pakistan — Year after year in Kausar Niazi Colony, a slum in the port city of Karachi, Murtaza Hussain and his neighbors watched as monsoon rains flooded into their homes, damaging furniture, televisions and other precious valuables. So when…

Your Wednesday Briefing: Extreme Heat Grips China

Good morning. We’re covering a dangerous heat wave in China, the sentencing of a longtime activist in Hong Kong and President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming visit to Iran. Extreme heat grips China Parts of China’s east and south withered under extreme…

Dangerous Heat Wave Strikes China

HONG KONG — As dozens of cities in eastern and southern China issued heat alerts on Tuesday, with some temperature forecasts exceeding 104 degrees over the next 24 hours, health workers conducted outdoor coronavirus tests with packets of frozen snacks…

The 3 Most Important Climate Laws You’ve Never Heard Of

Good morning. It’s Friday. Today we’ll look at several low-profile yet important climate laws that Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law this week. And we’ll hear about a sense of déjà vu as monkeypox spreads in the city, along with…

Your Friday Briefing: A Major U.S. Climate Ruling

Good morning. We’re covering a major climate-related ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s link with China and a victory for Ukraine. New limits on the E.P.A.’s authority The U.S. Supreme Court limited the Environmental…

El mundo tiene que elegir: cooperar o colapsar

Es un impulso natural humano, y político, retraernos cuando nos amenaza una crisis que parece escapar a nuestro control. El mundo se está enfrentando a varias de esas tensiones a la vez: la escasez de alimentos, la inflación, la persistencia…

On Inflation and the Food Crisis, the World Can Work Together or Fall Apart

As is so often the case, it is the poorest countries that suffer the sharpest blow, and history shows that hunger can quickly turn lethal. Nigeria, Somalia, Ethiopia, Egypt and Yemen are already feeling the pain of food shortages, The…

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