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Russian Invasion of Ukraine (2022)

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…

Ukraine War’s Latest Victim? The Fight Against Climate Change.

BERLIN — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine seemed like an unexpected opportunity for environmentalists, who had struggled to focus the world’s attention on the kind of energy independence that renewable resources can offer. With the West trying to wean itself from…

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…

New Brand of Activist Takes Aim at Ukraine War and Climate Crisis, Together

BRUSSELS — Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, had just finished a speech at a major conference on Europe. While he lingered onstage, soaking up adulation and taking pictures with fans, little did he know that two young women in…

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…

Your Wednesday Briefing: Sievierodonetsk, Isolated

Good morning. We’re covering Sievierodonetsk’s growing isolation, China’s mass Covid testing and South Asia’s climate change crisis. Sievierodonetsk, isolated The eastern city of Sievierodonetsk is now cut off from Ukrainian-controlled territory after the last bridge to the west was destroyed….

Russia’s Oil Revenue Soars Despite Sanctions, Study Finds

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine triggered global condemnation and tough sanctions aimed at denting Moscow’s war chest. Yet Russia’s revenues from fossil fuels, by far its biggest export, soared to records in the first 100 days of its war on Ukraine,…

Una catástrofe alimentaria en camino

Y vale la pena tener en cuenta que 49 millones no es el número que se enfrenta a la “inseguridad alimentaria aguda”, para usar la distinción de la categoría técnica del programa. Esa cifra es mucho más alta: al menos…

Feeding a Hotter Planet

The world faces a frightening hunger crisis. Climate change makes it worse. To be clear, hunger is a problem of plenty, not scarcity, in modern times. We produce more food than we eat. Yet millions of people go hungry, because…

How Bad Is the Global Food Crisis Going to Get?

That worsening is the result of the war, but the underlying crisis is both larger and more structural — in the W.F.P.’s estimation, at least, the bulk of growth in that “acute food insecurity” category is the result of worsening…

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