Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: masks

After 2 years, progressives need to be a part of the...

Simply demanding that all measures to protect public health be brought to an end without crafting policies to do this safely is not only selfish but a recipe for further disaster.

Proud Boys & far-right groups tied to Jan. 6 attack reporters...

At least one person was stabbed and two journalists were attacked while covering an anti-vaccine, anti-mask demonstration outside Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday, August 14.

Here’s why the CDC recommends wearing masks indoors even if you’ve...

The shifting recommendations don’t mean that the old ones were wrong, necessarily, only that conditions have changed.

PPE may save human lives, but it’s deadly for wildlife

Welcome to the world’s new pollution problem.

Universal mask-wearing would save nearly 130,000 lives by spring 2021, study...

The researchers estimated what the death toll until March 2021 would be for each state if mask-wearing and social distancing mandates are put in place, versus if they are not.

A sea of pollution: New widespread contamination in oceans amid coronavirus...

“If only one percent of the masks were to be disposed of incorrectly and dispersed in nature, this would result in up to 10 million masks per month polluting the environment.”

Masks sold by former White House official to Navajo hospitals don’t...

New information from the Indian Health Service calls into question why the agency purchased expensive medical gear that it now cannot use as intended.

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Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.