Across the US, the reopening of college campuses is fast becoming a new public health crisis. The arrival of students for the start of the fall semester has caused Covid-19 infections to spike in college towns from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to Chico, California.
Just as green, or socially responsible, investments are fast emerging as a focus domain across the financial world, more frequent and severe natural calamities have heightened the need to contain climate change, while expanding the use of clean energy.
A stack of unsold shawls is an unsettling sight for street vendor K Kunjalata Devi, reminding her of the daily struggle to feed her family as Covid-19 threatens the livelihoods of millions of informal traders across India.
The emergence of the Sars-CoV-2 virus has not only led to the global Covid-19 pandemic, but also fuelled an accompanying onslaught of misinformation. Some have promoted drugs such as hydroxychloroquine as cures for the disease, despite insufficient scientific evidence of their effectiveness;
It is nothing new that humans are destroying the natural environment at an unprecedented and alarming rate. A new report just reiterates this sad truth.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s unexpected resignation last month for health reasons has raised many questions about the legacy of the country’s longest-serving premier.