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How do you progress 250 elephants to their new residence? Very rigorously NPR

Polar bears scavenge on rubbish to deal with local weather change Reuters

Meet the Big Sequoia, the ‘Tremendous Tree’ Constructed to Stand up to Hearth Scientific American

The funding drought of the previous 20 years is catching up with us FT

Evaluating the US, Russian, and Chinese language actual economies, beforehand undertaken by Andrei Martyanov. Charts:

Listen, Europe:

The class I’d take into consideration together with is (arable) soil.

What to do concerning the current inflation Joseph Stiglitz, Lars. P Syll and Thousands and thousands in California to Rise up to $1,050 in ‘Inflation Reduction’ Bloomberg

Calpers Logs Decade-Worst 6.1% Loss as Shares and Bonds Dive Bloomberg

Local weather

The quantity of Greenland ice that melted final weekend might cowl West Virginia in a foot of water CNN (Furzy Mouse).

What To Know About The European Warmth Wave The Onion (MT).

Shot, chaser:

Let’s Simply Speak About The Climate From the Forests of Arduinna

The Metropolis’s Inflatable-Dam Handout Is Primarily Ineffective Curbed. I assume we’ll should issue that into our private threat assessments.

John Phipps: Why Can’t the U.S. Determine Out a Strategy to Transfer Water From the Nice Lakes to the West? AgWeb

The Nice Reset Begins with Farms The American Conservative. One answer. The powers-that-be are pushing this tough, too:

#COVID19

COVID-19 pandemic fuels largest continued backslide in vaccinations in three a long time UNICEF

Entrance-Runners within the Race for Variant-Proof and All-Coronavirus Vaccines Hilda Bastian, Completely Perhaps

A vax-only method leaves probably the most susceptible behind Supply New Mexico. Critique of this examine.

Vaccine effectiveness of 1, two, and three doses of BNT162b2 and CoronaVac in opposition to COVID-19 in Hong Kong: a population-based observational examine The Lancet. BNT162b2 = Pfizer. From the outcomes: “Two doses of both vaccine protected in opposition to extreme illness and demise inside 28 days of a constructive check, with increased effectiveness amongst adults aged 60 years or older with BNT162b2 (vaccine effectiveness 89·3% [95% CI 86·6–91·6]) in contrast with CoronaVac (69·9% [64·4–74·6]). Three doses of both vaccine provided very excessive ranges of safety in opposition to extreme or deadly outcomes (97·9% [97·3–98·4]).”

The novel plan for vaccine fairness Nature

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There’s an emergency room disaster in Canada and a brand new wave of COVID-19 is making a dire state of affairs worse MacLeans

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Adapt or die: how the pandemic made the shift from EBM to EBM+ extra pressing (PDF) BMJ. “From the Summary: “Proof-Primarily based Drugs (EBM) and Randomized Managed Trials (RCT) have vital limitations when prolonged to advanced questions on a novel pathogen inflicting chaos throughout a number of sectors in a fast-changing international context. Non-pharmaceutical interventions which mix materials artefacts, human behaviour, organisational directives, occupational well being and security, and the constructed surroundings are a working example: EBM’s experimental, interventionfocused, checklist-driven, effect-size-oriented and deductive method has typically confused quite than knowledgeable debate.” See additionally “The Phantasm of Proof-Primarily based Drugs” at NC.

China?

China’s SMIC Is Transport 7nm Foundry ASICs SemiAnalysis. “To be abundantly clear, China’s SMIC is delivery a foundry course of with commercially accessible chips within the open market that are extra superior than any American or European firm.”

China’s Shenzhen vows to ‘mobilise all assets’ to curb COVID unfold Reuters

Xi Faces Shock Revolt From Chinese language Homebuyers on Mortgage Boycott Bloomberg

Wealthy Chinese language Value $48 Billion Wish to Go away — However Will Xi Let Them? Bloomberg

Australia’s COVID hospitalisations at document ranges as Labor authorities rejects security measures WSWS. I had thought Albanese would inprove on Morrison, however apparently bot.

Why Sri Lanka Imploded Mission Syndicate

UK/EU

Liz Truss, comeback child and ‘Pink Rishi’: Is a Brexit-backing Thatcherite too left-wing for the UK Conservatives? Politico. I can’t even.

Mario Draghi resigns after Italian coalition unravels FT

Blessing or Curse? The Rise of Tourism-Led Development in Europe’s Southern Periphery Journal of Widespread Market Research

New Not-So-Chilly Conflict

Key Gasoline Pipeline From Russia to Europe Restarts After 10-Day Break Time. Nordstream 1.

Ukraine Faces Difficulties Getting Western Weapons to Entrance Traces WSJ

CIA director estimates 15,000 Russians killed in Ukraine conflict South China Morning Submit

A brief ethnic historical past of Ukraine… Yasha Levine. Locked, however the unlocked opener is price a learn.

Vladimir Putin ‘solely too wholesome’ says CIA chief Euronews. Nicely, er….

Biden Administration

Federal Well being Unit Will get New Powers for Pandemic Response Bloomberg. “The Atlanta-based CDC is getting ready to saying findings from an inside evaluation.”

Biden: Army thinks potential Pelosi journey to Taiwan is ‘not a good suggestion’ The Hill. Perhaps Pelosi wants extra ice cream for her freezer?

Why is Biden becoming a member of the warpath in opposition to Iran? Accountable Statecraft

Democrats en Déshabillé

Congresswoman Karen Bass and the Will to Intervene Black Agenda Report

Democrats’ fears develop about GOP majority’s dealing with of Ukraine, Russia The Hill

Provide Chain

Maritime Assembly Reveals a New Phenomenon: Alleged Russian Grain Laundering Hellenic Transport Information

Healthcare

Despair ‘is NOT attributable to low serotonin ranges’: Examine casts doubt over widespread use of potent medicine designed to deal with chemical imbalance in mind Day by day Mail

Police State Watch

Time beyond regulation:

Kill it with fireplace:

Realignment and Legitimacy

Going Past the Regulation The Baffler

Imperial Collapse Watch

Europe Warns of Russian Strain From Africa Voice of America. From NATO’s up to date strategic idea: “NATO’s southern neighborhood, notably the ‘ East, North Africa and Sahel areas….” It’s a gorgeous day within the neighborhoods! See 00:37:

The Nice American Army Rebrand Matt Taibbi, TK Information

How does the mind resolve what recollections are good and unhealthy? A brand new mouse examine provides clues STAT

The Finders: A Social Experiment Failed State Replace

Antidote du jour (by way of):

Bonus antidote:

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