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London schoolchildren at risk from pollution which exceeds WHO limits

Analysis from London’s City Hall reveals that children in the UK capital are four times more likely to go to school in areas with high levels of pollution that exceeds...

Meet the people who warn the world about new covid variants

In March 2020, when the WHO declared a pandemic, the public sequence database GISAID held 524 covid sequences. Over the next month scientists uploaded 6,000 more. By the end of...

China’s carbon-monitoring satellite reports global carbon net of six gigatons – Watts Up With That?

INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Research News About six gigatons — roughly 12 times the mass of all living humans — of carbon appears to be emitted over land every...

‘We are a petri dish’: world watches UK’s race between vaccine and virus | Coronavirus

Not for the first time in the coronavirus pandemic, the UK finds itself in a unique position. Through a combination of history, biology, mathematics and politics, the country stands alone in...

Fears of summer chaos in schools and offices as Covid restrictions are swept away | Coronavirus

Boris Johnson is facing increasing warnings of a summer of chaos in schools and workplaces, amid urgent demands for clarity over the government’s plans to tackle an unpredictable escalation in Covid...
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