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House passes Inflation Reduction Act, sending climate and health bill to Biden – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load House Democrats on Friday approved a sprawling bill to lower prescription drug costs, address global warming, raise taxes on some billion-dollar corporations and reduce the federal deficit, sending to President Biden the long-delayed, last component…

Climate change puts Lyme disease in focus for France’s Valneva after COVID blow – Reuters

LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – With climate change spurring more cases of tick-borne Lyme disease, drugmaker Valneva (VLS.PA) is betting big on a vaccine as it looks beyond disappointing sales of its COVID shot. Although Valneva secured European Union and…

The Supreme Court’s Own Goal on Climate Change – Lawfare

In 1970, Sen. Roman Hruska of Nebraska achieved a dubious immortality when he argued that mediocrity deserves “a little representation” on the Supreme Court in remarks supporting the failed nomination of G. Harrold Carswell. Were he alive today, Hruska could…

Is Cricket Sustainable Amid Climate Change? – The New York Times

The joke is that if you want it to rain during this wetter-than-usual summer in the Caribbean, just start a cricket match. Beneath the humor is seemingly tacit agreement with the assertion in a 2018 climate report that of all…

Health and Human Services climate office has no funding – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article A week after taking office, President Biden signed a sweeping executive order that established a new federal office focused on addressing the health consequences of climate change, which disproportionately affects…

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End of rapid Covid test and telehealth subsidies criticised – as it happened

From 1d ago What we learned: Tuesday, 12 July With that, we will wrap up the blog for the evening. We’ll be back first thing tomorrow, with all the latest from Fiji and closer to shore. Here are today’s major…

The Caribbean is ‘ground zero’ for the global climate emergency: Guterres – UN News

The Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an immense green protected area covering around 11 percent of the national territory, is recognized for its tabletop mountains and endless biodiversity – some believed to be undiscovered – and remains for…

Global warming and future pandemics – PRESSENZA – International News Agency

A study published in the journal Nature says that animal migration due to rising global temperatures and habitat destruction will lead to a “network of new viruses” that could affect human health. As a possible mitigation plan, they urge governments…

World methane emissions are heading in the wrong direction, study says – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Kayrros, a firm that analyzes satellite data, says methane emissions from fossil fuels have intensified, rising faster than the rebound in oil, gas and coal production since the easing of the coronavirus pandemic — a…

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