User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Disease
Last updated: Aug 06 2020 17:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In the Face of COVID, Let’s Reorganize Society Around the Needs of the Poor 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
It should no longer be possible to ignore the structural crisis of poverty and inequality eating away at ...
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The GOP Has Every Reason to Want the US Postal Service to Fail 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
As advocates of privatization, Republicans also have much to gain from disrupting the 2020 census and mail-in ...
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States Must Step Up to Help Immigrants Left Out of the COVID-19 Recovery 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
States have a responsibility to protect all their people by providing support where the federal government has ...
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The Day Petroleum Was Less Than Worthless 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
The Day Petroleum Was Less Than Worthless
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Trump Wants to Shield Companies Against COVID-19 Lawsuits From Sick Workers 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
Trump Wants to Shield Companies Against COVID-19 Lawsuits From Sick Workers
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Trump’s Inaction on the COVID-19 Crisis Seems More Deliberate Each Day 20.4.2020 Truthout.com
Millions of Americans are making painful sacrifices every day, and Trump doesn’t seem to give a single ...
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How climate change is putting doctors in the hot seat 20.4.2020 Raw Story
BOSTON — A 4-year-old girl was rushed to the emergency room three times in one week for asthma attacks.An elderly man, who’d been holed up in a top-floor apartment with no air conditioning during a heat wave, showed up at a hospital with a temperature of 106 degrees.A 27-year-old man arrived in the ER with […]
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Climate Change Multiplies the Threats of Infectious Diseases 19.4.2020 Truthout.com
Global warming can lead to compromised immune systems, which in turn makes individuals more susceptible to ...
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‘Pure baloney’: Zoologist debunks Trump’s COVID-19 origin theory — explains how animal-human transmission works 17.4.2020 Raw Story
With the largest one-day death toll in the U.S. yet — 2,400 in just 24 hours — President Trump is trying to deflect attention from his handling of the pandemic by waging a war on public health experts and science, threatening to cut World Health Organization funding and fueling a theory that the coronavirus came […]
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Trump’s extraordinary hubris has now turned truly tragic as Americans watch a dystopian scenario unfold in real time 16.4.2020 Raw Story
In retrospect, it’s no surprise that, after the election of Donald Trump in 2016, dystopian fiction enjoyed a spike in popularity. However, novels like George Orwell’s 1984 and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, which soared on Amazon, would prove more horror stories than roadmaps. Like so many ominous sounds from a dark basement, they provided good scares but didn’t […]
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Column: Bears thriving at Yosemite. Clear skies. Does coronavirus reveal a 'World Without Us'? 15.4.2020 L.A. Times - World News

In "The World Without Us," Alan Weisman imagined how the Earth would look if humans vanished. Is the COVID-19 lockdown making that a reality?

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Op-Ed: Trump's coronavirus failures? Thank Ronald Reagan 9.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Conservative skepticism toward both science and government intervention has shifted from an ideology to a pathology.

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This is the bizarre and deep-rooted phenomenon driving the right’s coronavirus miracle-cure mania 4.4.2020 Raw Story
In one of the oddest developments of the coronavirus crisis, there’s been a run on a pair of antimalarial drugs, hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, which are used primarily in the U.S. to treat arthritis and to prevent organ damage from lupus. The drugs are being sucked out of pharmacies at an alarming rate, thanks to Americans who […]
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Brace for ‘an authoritarian nightmare’ as Trump’s coronavirus response is proven to be a spectacular failure 3.4.2020 Raw Story
The novel coronavirus pandemic is a stress test for American society and government — one that the country is failing in spectacular fashion. This article was originally published at Salon Donald Trump’s administration has shown itself wholly incapable of properly responding to the human and economic devastation being caused by the pandemic. Nearly four years ago, Trump’s incoming team was warned multiple […]
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The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same 31.3.2020 The Moderate Voice

Gettyimages Ian Goldin, University of Oxford and Robert Muggah, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) With COVID-19 infections now evident in 176 countries, the pandemic is the most significant threat to humanity since the second world war. Then, as now, confidence in international cooperation and institutions plumbed new lows. While the onset of […]

The post The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

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How my dad survived the 1918 flu — and predicted the decline of America 31.3.2020 Raw Story
by William Astore  My dad was born in 1917. Somehow, he survived the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918-1919, but an outbreak of whooping cough in 1923 claimed his baby sister, Clementina. One of my dad’s first memories was seeing his sister’s tiny white casket. Another sister was permanently marked by scarlet fever. In 1923, my dad was hit by […]
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It’s Time to Rethink US Militarism in the Midst of COVID-19 30.3.2020 Truthout.com
This should be a time for a genuinely new approach, one fit for a world of rising disruption and ...
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Here's what a coronavirus-like response to the climate crisis would look like 25.3.2020 LA Times: Health

We asked eight experts if the global mobilization to slow the pandemic might pave the way for climate action.

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Editorial: Climate change is just as real as COVID-19. Now's the last, best chance for our government to treat it that way 23.3.2020 LA Times: Health

President Trump and Congress should keep climate change in mind as they prepare economic aid packages for businesses and industries.

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Climate Science Deniers Are Also Downplaying COVID-19 Risks 22.3.2020 Truthout.com
Climate Science Deniers Are Also Downplaying COVID-19 Risks
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