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Sharp cut in methane now could help avoid worst of climate crisis

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Cutting methane sharply now is crucial, as focusing on carbon dioxide alone will not be enough to keep rising temperatures within livable limits, scientists have warned. CO2 is the greenhouse gas most responsible for ...

Ben Jennings on Partygate and the cost of living crisis – cartoon

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Deadly Indian heatwave made 30 times more likely by climate crisis

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The heatwave scorching India and Pakistan has been made 30 times more likely by the climate crisis, volgens wetenskaplikes. Extreme temperatures and low rainfall since mid-March have caused widespread suffering, incl...

We must stop letting Russia define the terms of the Ukraine crisis

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In die afgelope weke, the western public has been obsessed with the question “What goes on in Putin’s mind?” Western pundits wonder: do the people around him tell him the whole truth? Is he ill or going insane? Are we push...

Frontline workers: how has the cost of living crisis affected your work?

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We would like to hear from key workers, including firefighters, social workers, healthcare workers, carers, and police officers, about how the cost of living crisis has affected the communities they work in. In what w...

Kim Jong-un buries mentor amid North Korea Covid crisis

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Kim Jong-un attended the funeral for a top North Korean official, state media reported on Monday, helping carry his coffin, as the country maintained the much-disputed claim that its coronavirus outbreak is subsiding....

Boris Johnson to stress work as the fix for cost of living crisis

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Boris Johnson hopes to blunt calls for urgent action on the cost of living crisis by stressing that work is the best route out of poverty, as an energy firm boss warned that 40% of households could soon be in fuel pov...

The food crisis is what happens when global chains collapse. We might need to get used to it

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All my life, the widely shared assumption has been that there will always be food to buy – albeit at a price. No more. Skielik, Russia’s successful blockade of Ukraine, choking off its crucially important exports of ...

Die Observer-siening oor die groeiende krisis in Sri Lanka

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Daar is nie 'n land wat die gekombineerde ekonomiese skokke van Covid-19 en die wêreldwye styging in olie- en voedselpryse vrygespring het deur Rusland se voortdurende inval in die Oekraïne nie. Pynlik vir ryk lande, vir laag...

The town at the center of California’s climate refugee crisis

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After Julia Cheek lost all of her belongings in the Camp fire, she longed for a safe place to lay her head at night. When she finally received a check from the California utility that had caused the fire, Cheek used i...

HSBC pressured to sack banker who discredited climate crisis warnings

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HSBC is under pressure to fire a senior banker in charge of responsible investing after a speech in which he described warnings about the climate crisis as “unsubstantiated” and “shrill”, made light of major flooding ...

Baby formula crisis: Abbott enriched shareholders as factory needed repairs, records show

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A deadly bacteria outbreak in baby formula and an ongoing formula shortage stem from issues some economists characterize as “rot” in the nation’s economic system: prioritization of shareholder wealth and consolidation...

Germany eases cost of living crisis with €9 a month public transport ticket

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Millions of Germans are expected to take advantage of a summer of cheaper travel from next month under government plans to boost public transport use and give financial relief to consumers facing a cost of living cris...

Biden uses Defense Production Act to tackle US baby formula crisis

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Joe Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act to address the shortage of infant formula by speeding production and authorizing flights to import it from abroad, as experts warned desperate parents not to concoct th...

Suicides indicate wave of ‘doomerism’ over escalating climate crisis

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It was a stunning, grisly act. A man, a climate activist and Buddhist, had set himself on fire on the steps of the US supreme court. He sat upright and didn’t immediately scream despite the agony. Police officers desp...

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