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The climate crisis is driving people to substance abuse

Extreme weather has decimated crops and incomes in northern India. To soothe their anxiety, agricultural workers are turning to tobacco and alcohol.
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Tobacco: Vaping and smoking drive environmental harm from farm to fingertip

The tobacco supply chain has harmful consequences for forests, oceans and the climate, and also for farmers and their families who produce the crop — all to an extent that is not yet fully known.
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Unilever CEO sees crisis as new normal for industry

Unilever chief executive Alan Jope said on Tuesday that consumer goods companies should get used to the idea of "crisis being more or less the new normal" as they fight soaring inflation, climate change and a global food crisis.
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Centrica, Nestle, Swatch among companies exposed to physical climate risks-investors

European energy firms Centrica and Galp, food group Nestle and watchmaker Swatch are among 50 companies worldwide that are highly exposed to physical climate risks, investors with $10 trillion in assets say.

ICYMI: Bayer launches carbon capture program for farmers in U.S. and Brazil

ICYMI: Bayer launches carbon capture program for farmers in U.S. and Brazil

Bayer AG launched a pilot program in the United States and Brazil on Tuesday that will pay farmers for capturing carbon in cropland soils, making it the latest agriculture company to seek to capitalize on environmental initiatives. One incentive for farmers will be credits toward Bayer products, e.g., RoundUp.

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Fossil fuel warning labels

Gone are the days of the Marlboro Man and the glossy ads that make smoking Virginia Slims seem cool. Now the Surgeon General's warning could make a migration to fuel pumps, listing the level of emissions you'll contribute to the atmosphere with your purchase and the number of lives you could endanger.

Fake science is a real danger

Fake science is a real danger

Paul Thacker: I once thought these scientists were being paranoid. Then I learned about the tobacco, pesticide, and climate disinformation industry targeting their research and reputations.

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