Why the FDA should authorize kids’ COVID-19 vaccines
Rebranding Chernobyl | Time for a cow tax? | Pediatric COVID vaccines
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Aug. 26, 2021
After touring the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident, a team of Ukrainian graphic designers were so moved that they offered to rebrand Chernobyl. The rebrand included a logo that changes over time — just like Chernobyl does. Read more.
Is it time for a cow tax?
Buried in the recent UN climate report is bad news about the impact of factory farms’ methane emissions. Mother Jones food and agriculture correspondent Tom Philpott discusses the idea of a cow tax to help reduce emissions. Read more.
Opinion: The FDA should quickly authorize kids’ COVID-19 vaccines
Giving kids COVID-19 vaccines hasn’t always been seen as the highest priority, but the delta variant has made people more wary, as reports of pediatric wards filling up make headlines. Biodefence Ph.D. candidate HyunJung Kim explains why the FDA should expedite pediatric vaccines. Read more.
Remind everyone what time it is
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Help everyone remember that it is 100 seconds to midnight. Shop Doomsday Clock themed T-shirts and more.
What we know so far from the leaked IPCC report
From leaked drafts of the next UN climate report to alarming truths about the impact of methane emissions, these articles discuss multiple aspects of the latest report from the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Read more.
Opinion: Trumpist denial of COVID-19 slows recovery
In this midst of catastrophe, a society can become disrupted by conflict when large portions of the population won’t acknowledge the existence of the disruption. Trumpists’ confused rejection of the COVID-19 pandemic is a case in point, says psychiatrist and author Robert Jay Lifton. Read more.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“The time to start is now — the Doomsday Clock is currently set at 100 seconds to midnight, yet this vulnerability to climate change is something we as an industry can do something about.”
— Helene Mauchlen, “BHS Scotland: Horse owners should consider their carbon hoofprint,” The Scottish Farmer
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