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Here’s how the pandemic finally ends

A vaccine by early 2021, a steady decline in cases by next fall and back to normal in a few years—11 top experts look into the future.
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Climate

If world handles climate like COVID-19, U.N. chief says: 'I fear the worst'

The United States, China and Russia fought on Thursday during a United Nations Security Council meeting on the coronavirus pandemic after U.N. chief Antonio Guterres had warned the body that if the climate crisis was approached with the "same disunity and disarray" of COVID-19, then: "I fear the worst."

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Toxics

How the coronavirus affected biking in U.S. cities

Los Angeles and Houston are hardly cycling capitals. But both saw surges in biking after COVID-19 began, according to new data from the fitness app Strava.

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Toxics

FDA chief: ‘I will fight for science’

Hahn's remarks come amid plummeting public confidence in vaccines and the Trump administration’s coronavirus response.
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Toxics

New, secretive data system shaping federal pandemic response

HHS Protect, at the center of health agency clashes, was created after the CDC’s long struggle to modernize.
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Toxics

Some cities see air pollution surge after Covid lockdowns

As countries have emerged from strict Covid-19 lockdowns over the past months, air pollution has seen a significant surge, according to a new report released today.

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Justice

As California wildfires rage, the harvest goes on

As California suffers through its worst wildfire season in modern history, agricultural workers are still going to work, risking heat, smoke, and COVID-19 to pick grapes and harvest strawberries.

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Toxics

Wildfires’ toxic air leaves damage long after smoke clears

As fires burn longer and closer to cities throughout the West, researchers are trying to understand the lasting health impacts by studying a Montana town previously smothered by wildfire smoke.
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Justice

The pitchforks are coming if we don’t reform capitalism, says Davos founder

Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, says that if you don’t want a revolution, it’s time to use the government to more strongly regulate businesses, address climate change, and fix income inequality.
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Toxics

Shots from space show stubble burning has started in Punjab and Haryana

During the coronavirus-induced lockdown, Delhi reclaimed its clear blue skyline for obvious reasons. But with most of the activities having resumed, the haze is slowly creeping in.

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Disinfection dangers: How to avoid viruses without exposing yourself to toxics

COVID-19 has all of us cleaning more—but the products designed to kill viruses and bacteria can have dangerous health impacts. Here's how to scrub safely.

Building a library of American environmental classics (Part Two)

More recommendations for your home eco-library.

Algoma Steel workers allege company had ‘full knowledge’ of exposure to lethal, cancer-causing chemicals

Employees and the union allege minimal enforcement by Ontario's Ministry of Labour is to blame for lax oversight at a plant already linked to cross-border air pollution in the region.

Microplastics in farm soils: A growing concern

Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.

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