Climate Change

April 8, 2020

After the Pandemic: Health Care in Crisis

The pandemic has laid bare the poor condition of health systems around the world and shows that health care as a human right remains elusive for many people. The current health crisis is severely affecting low-income communities and people of color. And that won’t end when the pandemic does – the health impacts of climate change will keep those challenges alive. What steps must be taken now to protect those most vulnerable? A discussion for journalists. 11:00 a.m. ET; registration required.

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"In the Big OPEC++ Output Deal, Who’s In and Who’s Out?"

"Oil faces a critical week as Saudi Arabia, Russia and other global producers work frantically to secure a deal aimed at stemming the crash in oil prices. The former partners-in-cuts traded barbs over the weekend over who’s to blame for crude’s crash, which led to a virtual meeting being re-scheduled for April 9."

Source: Bloomberg, 04/08/2020

"Great Barrier Reef Is Bleaching Again. It’s Getting More Widespread."

"New data shows example after example of overheating and damage along the 1,500-mile natural wonder."

"SYDNEY, Australia — When Terry Hughes surveyed the Great Barrier Reef four years ago from a small plane, mapping the bleaching and death of corals from water warmed by climate change, he hoped such a rare and heartbreaking scene would not be repeated anytime soon.

Source: NY Times, 04/07/2020

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