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UK to join US President’s Carbon Management Challenge

The Energy Security Secretary Grant Shapps confirms the UK will be partnering with President Biden on the Carbon Management Challenge upon a visit to the US.
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LNG and the Willow Project: Biden’s stance on oil drilling becomes clearer

President Biden’s approval of the $8 billion Willow Project has rightly sparked environmental outrage across the globe, but are the political consequences of its endorsement being overlooked?
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Lower opportunity areas have more child victims of firearm injuries in the U.S

Neighbourhoods in the U.S with limited social, health and educational opportunities, have higher rates of youth firearm injuries.
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Taiwan and the United States: Scientific research cooperation

A new platform for scientific research cooperation between Taiwan and the United States, the Taiwan science and technology hub is detailed here.
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How did ‘virtual visits’ to the doctor help depression care in the US?

The ‘virtual visits’ which transpired following the shift to telemedicine during COVID-19 restrictions improved depression care in quality and in quantity.
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Could plastic upcycling close the carbon cycle?

A newly developed plastic upcycling process works for low-density polyethylene and polypropylene products that are currently forgotten about in the recycling process in the U.S.
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Eric van Gemeren discusses Honeywell Process Solutions

Eric van Gemeren, Chief Technology Officer for Honeywell Process Solutions, discusses Honeywell’s sustainable solutions and the environment.
A makeshift memorial at the Inland Regional Center (IRC) in San Bernardino, CA. San Bernardino shooting aftermath

Threat awareness and safety: an urgent need to tackle mass shootings

Mass shootings and acts of violence have become increasingly common in our society, leading to widespread fear and a growing sense of insecurity.
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How high can interest rates and public debt get?

The Bank of England puts its interest rates up for the 10th time, from 3.5% to 4% – the highest it has been since 2014.
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1 in 8 Americans show signs of food addiction

1 in 8 Americans over 50 may have a food addiction to processed food – especially amongst older adults who are overweight or experiencing poor mental health or isolation.
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US states lack effective hate crime legislation despite increasing hate crimes

Hate crimes in the United States have increased in frequency in recent years, however, legislation protecting victims is limited across many states.
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20,000 premature deaths caused by human-ignited fires in U.S.

More than 80% of premature deaths caused by small smoke particles in the United States are the direct result of human-ignited fires.
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Is this the end for ice roads and ice road truckers?

Ice roads vital for transportation in remote communities may be cracking and sinking under the unseasonably warm weather; is this the end for ice road truckers?
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The joint UK and US military partnership to combat cyberthreats

In response to malicious cyber activity, the UK and US have begun a partnership exchanging knowledge in cyberspace operations.
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Pregnant women die more from homicide than any other cause in the US

Pregnant women are more in danger of dying by homicide from intimate partner violence than any other cause of maternal death, including sepsis and haemorrhages.

Eating late at night increases risk of obesity, here’s why

Dieticians regularly warn against eating late at night but why is this and how does it affect body weight? New research reveals all.
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What would happen if there was a nuclear war?

A full-scale nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia would see global good systems obliterated and over 5 billion people die of hunger.
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USDA invests $2 billion in food banks and school meal programs

USDA will provide nearly $2 billion in additional funding to food banks and school meal programs for purchasing American-grown foods.
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What is doomscrolling and why is it bad for us?

Doomscrolling can become a compulsive habit and affects our mental and physical health, here's why it's bad for us.
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Tickborne diseases: A growing health problem in the U.S.

Chief of the Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, walks us through a growing health problem in the United States, tickborne diseases.

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