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Elgie Holstein and Felice Stadler: How do we prepare for a just future when faced with a threat multiplier?

Damaging and increasingly frequent weather disasters, driven by climate change, are worsening every national crisis we face, draining available resources and limiting our ability to build a better and more just future.
MIT researchers create a reusable silicone mask to replace the N95

MIT researchers create a reusable silicone mask to replace the N95

The mask can be easily cleaned after each use, so it could help solve supply issues. And it’s clear, which could help with communication.
The food system is trying to reinvent itself to solve coronavirus food

The food system is trying to reinvent itself to solve coronavirus food

The pathways to get food to restaurants are entirely different that getting food to stores. As small farmers try to adjust, it’s creating a tragic loss of food at a time when people need it most.
The plastic industry is using the coronavirus to stop bag bans

The plastic industry is using the coronavirus to stop bag bans

Bag bans that were supposed to go into effect have been halted in several states as the plastic industry plays up fears of infection from reusable bags (but doesn’t mention anything about infection from plastic ones).
The analogy between Covid-19 and climate change is eerily precise
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The analogy between Covid-19 and climate change is eerily precise

First deny the problem, then say the solution is too expensive? The playbook here is all too familiar.
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