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40 Million Health Workers Endorse Green Recovery

40 Million Health Workers Endorse Green Recovery

More than 40 million doctors and nurses are in, and they are prescribing a green recovery from the economic devastation caused by the new coronavirus. More than 350 health organizations representing some 40 million medical professionals, as well as more than 4,500 individual health workers from 90 countries, signed a letter to the G20 leaders […]

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    Renewables Beat Coal in U.S. for Record 40 Days

    Renewables Beat Coal in U.S. for Record 40 Days

    Renewable energy in the U.S. has beaten coal as the country’s leading electricity source for a record 40 days. The record, reported by the Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA) Monday based on U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) data, far surpasses the previous record of nine days during April 2019. It suggests that […]

    National Park Week: Take a Virtual Tour

    National Park Week: Take a Virtual Tour

    You can be forgiven for not realizing that we’re in the midst of National Park Week. After all, spring is in the air but you’re probably missing the great outdoors. On Earth Day, President Trump, who seems eager to see social distancing ended, announced that some of the national parks would start to reopen, though […]

    Top Government Scientist Transferred After Questioning Trump

    Top Government Scientist Transferred After Questioning Trump

    The head of the federal agency working on a coronavirus vaccine said Wednesday he was removed from his post for questioning the effectiveness of an anti-malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as a treatment for the new virus. His complaint echoes the experiences of several government scientists who say they have been denied funding […]

    UN Leader Calls for Green Coronavirus Recovery on Earth Day

    UN Leader Calls for Green Coronavirus Recovery on Earth Day

    In a special message for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world to respond to the immediate crisis caused by the new coronavirus in a way that also solves the climate crisis. Guterres first acknowledged the pandemic that has prompted Earth Day to go digital this year, […]

    Study Finds Hydroxychloroquine Has No Benefit for Treating COVID-19

    Study Finds Hydroxychloroquine Has No Benefit for Treating COVID-19

    The evidence against hydroxychloroquine as an effective treatment for COVID-19 is growing stronger. Last week, as EcoWatch reported, several studies around the world found an increased risk of heart complications when chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine was taken with azithromycin. Now, a new study of hundreds of patients at U.S. Veterans Health Administration medical centers found that […]

    China Revises Coronavirus Death Toll in Wuhan up 50%

    China Revises Coronavirus Death Toll in Wuhan up 50%

    Officials in China have revised the total death toll from the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, the city where the infectious disease was first reported. The new numbers that China released Friday increase the number of COVID-19 deaths by 1,290, or a 50 percent increase, as CNN reported. They also added 325 infections to the city’s […]