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2023-03-18: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2023-03-18). Tsinghua launches "International Joint Mission on Climate Change and Carbon Neutrality" ecns.cn Tsinghua University held the launch ceremony of the "International Joint Mission on Climate Change and Carbon Neutrality" on Mar 14, demonstrating its commitment to environmental protection.

Bob Muehlenkamp, Portside. (2023-03-17). Retired Union Members Across The US Join 'Third Act'. popularresistance.org Over the last 6 months retired members from over 30 International Unions have joined Third Act, and are planning, and in some cases leading, rallies, marches, and demonstrations on 3/21/23—the Day of Action Against the Dirty Banks. | Bill McKibben recently formed Third Act, an organization designed as a vehicle for "elders" to engage directly in the two great existential issues of our time: the fight to save democracy and the climate crisis. Here's how he describes Third Act's mission: | "My generation should more actively join the climate movement following in the footsteps of a galvanized youth …. Peopl…

Dana Drugmand (2023-03-17). US Justice Department tells Supreme Court to reject Big Oil petition in Colorado climate lawsuit. nationofchange.org The Justice Department is siding with communities in Colorado and across the U.S. that are fighting to hold Big Oil companies accountable for their climate lies.

Jim McIlroy (2023-03-17). Richard Denniss: 'Safeguard Mechanism protects fossil fuel industry'. greenleft.org.au The new Safeguard Mechanism protects the fossil fuel industry and does nothing to save our climate from disaster, Richard Denniss said. Jim McIlroy reports.

John Feffer (2023-03-17). Corporations are using Trade Treaties to handcuff Efforts to save the Planet from Climate Emergency. juancole.com ( Foreign Policy in Focus) — The global economy hit a new milestone in 2022 by surpassing $100 trillion. This expansion, which has experienced only the occasional setback such as the 2020 COVID shutdowns, has been accelerated by trade. The world trade volume experienced 4,300 percent growth from 1950 to 2021, an average 4 percent …

Chris Hedges (2023-03-17). Did the US Navy destroy the Nord Stream pipelines? therealnews.com On Sept. 26, 2022, a series of explosions rocked the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Denmark. Danish and Swedish authorities quickly

Editor (2023-03-17). The Chris Hedges Report: How America Destroyed the Nord Stream Pipelines w/ Seymour Hersh. scheerpost.com Who blew up the Nord Stream pipelines? In February, veteran journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winner Seymour Hersh dropped a bombshell report detailing how President Joe Biden ordered the destruction of the Nord Stream pipelines.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-18). Consumer Health: What's the difference between kidney cysts and polycystic kidney disease? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org March is National Kidney Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the difference between two kidney disorders — kidney cysts and polycystic kidney disease. Your kidneys are situated in the back of your abdomen under your lower ribs, one on each side of your spine. One of the important jobs of the kidneys is to clean the blood. As blood moves through the body, it picks up extra fluid, chemicals and waste….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-03-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: Does one moldy berry spoil the whole bunch? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Spring is around the corner, which means the beginning of berry season. Berries can be a great source of potassium and vitamins C and K, and can also promote a healthy gut. While berries are among the healthiest foods to eat, if not stored properly, they can get mushy and grow mold. But a little bit of mold doesn't necessarily mean the whole batch goes to waste. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse,…

Sharon Zhang (2023-03-17). Sanders Calls for All Drug Prices to Be Cut After Third Insulin Maker Cuts Price. truthout.org After a third major pharmaceutical company in as many weeks announced that it is joining the wave of price cuts for insulin products on Thursday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) said that the current momentum must not be wasted and that the movement for price cuts should be spread to prescription drugs across the board. Sanofi is the latest to jump on the public relations trend… |

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