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May 13, 2022

Newsletter #276: Who gets Long COVID?

This week: Water in the West Who will get Long COVID? The baby formula shortage, explained Drug overdoses and gaslighting Data pr…

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May 6, 2022

Newsletter #275: How Hot is it in India?

This week: India's heat continues When a surge is not a surge Antibiotics (still) in meat Abortion Email cybersecurity is...lacki…

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April 29, 2022

Newsletter #274: Is Wind Power Unprofitable?

This week: Wind isn't profitable Kids vaccines on the hold up The kitchen sink answer to food waste, it's metaphors galore today …

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April 22, 2022

Newsletter #273: Where Batteries Come From

This week: Should we mine the ocean? Mask mandates are over, what else? Split up the FDA Alzheimer's trials are very white Ronan …

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April 15, 2022

Newsletter #272: Is carbon removal real?

This week: Carbon removal: Hope is not a plan. A bajillion dollars might be! COVID and diabetes is the new Bennifer Walmart's reg…

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April 1, 2022

Newsletter #271: What is the climate gap?

This week: The climate tech gap, explained Free COVID tests, over (for some) The future of freshwater Millions of nurses, lost Fa…

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March 25, 2022

Newsletter #270: Did you hear about ecstasy?

This week: The SEC's new climate rule, summarized J&J's COVID shot, redeemed? How to protect food workers in the climate age PTSD…

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March 18, 2022

Newsletter #269: The ESG Bubble

This week: ESG's crumbling COVID on the rise, funding vanishes California's breadbasket at risk Gene therapy pricing Your biometr…

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March 11, 2022

Newsletter #268: This is the transition in real time

This week: Putin's oil, rejected The lives we write off What "sustainable" really means, or, nothing Lead pipes, still Microsoft'…

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March 4, 2022

Newsletter #267: What's in the IPCC plan

This week: The IPCC report, by the numbers Biden's new COVID plan Wheat (prices) on the rise Mental health apps need to meditate …

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Feb. 25, 2022

Newsletter #266: What gas means in all of this

This week: Gas: the forever bridge fuel Boosters, boosted Megadrought self-awareness Maternal deaths on the rise Your location da…

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Feb. 19, 2022

Newsletter #265: What Sea Level Rise Means

This week: America will see an average of 12 inches of sea level rise by 2050 1 million COVID deaths $1 billion for cover crops A…

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Feb. 11, 2022

Newsletter #264: Where masks are coming off

This week: Carbon markets are magic and demand to be taken seriously, Michael Mask mandates are ending Food prices up the rise Bi…

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Feb. 8, 2022

Newsletter #263: Michael Scott on vaccines

This week: Will the EPA's powers be gutted? Don't forget your vaccines for everything else PFAS can't get regulated soon enough E…

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Jan. 28, 2022

Newsletter #262: Rihanna has entered the chat

This week: Gas stoves can GTFO Omicron means we still need masks at schools The future of "organic" food Throwing cash at bigger …

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