Australia’s ‘failing’ environmental laws will fuel further public health crises, Nobel laureate warns
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Australia’s ‘failing’ environmental laws will fuel further public health crises, Nobel laureate warns

Leading health professionals, including a Nobel laureate and a former Australian of the Year, say the government must put human health “front and centre” in a new generation of environment laws in the aftermath of the Covid-19 and bushfire crises. The Nobel prize-winning immunologist Peter Doherty and the epidemiologist and former Australian of the Year…

Australia must ‘move on’ from the dream of fast rail: Grattan Institute
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Australia must ‘move on’ from the dream of fast rail: Grattan Institute

But the Grattan Institute’s head of the cities and transport program Marion Terrill said the government should stop using public money to continually study these proposals.While the sound of a Eurostar, Shinkansen, or TGV might sound appealing, fast rail networks in Europe and Asia connect large and concentrated populations even where the distances covered are…

Trump says Biden has ‘no idea what’s happening’ seconds before claiming that AOC ‘wants wind’ that ‘kills all the birds’
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Trump says Biden has ‘no idea what’s happening’ seconds before claiming that AOC ‘wants wind’ that ‘kills all the birds’

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, and Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Donald Trump.Associated PressPresident Donald Trump said that former Vice President Joe Biden had “no idea what’s happening” and seconds later…

Trump says Biden ‘has no idea what’s happening’ seconds before claiming AOC ‘wants wind’ that will kill ‘all the birds’
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Trump says Biden ‘has no idea what’s happening’ seconds before claiming AOC ‘wants wind’ that will kill ‘all the birds’

President Donald Trump said that former Vice President Joe Biden had “no idea what’s happening” and seconds later accused New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of wanting wind energy that “kills all the birds.””Joe has absolutely no idea what’s happening,” Trump told the Washington Examiner on Thursday. “AOC is a disaster. She wants all fossil fuel…

Climate expert calls for Michael Moore’s ‘shockingly misleading’ new doc to be taken down
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Climate expert calls for Michael Moore’s ‘shockingly misleading’ new doc to be taken down

Planet of the Humans, the brand new Michael Moore-produced climate change documentary, has become the subject of widespread controversy after being accused of being “riddled with falsehoods and misinformation” by a leading climate change activist calling to have the film removed.The one-hour, 40-minute spanning documentary serves as the directorial debut of longtime Moore producer, Jeff Gibbs (Bowling…

A Nike warehouse reportedly denied a Tennessee health official access to its facility after a worker died of COVID-19
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A Nike warehouse reportedly denied a Tennessee health official access to its facility after a worker died of COVID-19

A Shelby County Tennesee health official was denied entry to a Memphis Nike warehouse where a worker had died from COVID-19 days earlier, according to ProPublica.When a Nike employee called the health official by phone the following day and said Nike had made changes to enforce social distancing, the health official concluded her investigation.A Nike…