5:08 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020
- By Rachel Koning Beals
‘The world has a high fever’ — UN chief suggests there’s consensus on taxing carbon and slashing emissions in just 10 years António Guterres says fossil-fuel subsidies are actively hindering climate actionUnited Nations chief António Guterres said a common conclusion has been reached: the global average temperature increase must be limited to 1.5 degrees, and carbon neutrality reached by 2050, with a dramatic reduction in emissions by 2030.
11:37 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. case tally at 4.74 million as New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut see infections climb again Cinemark’s revenue falls 99% as theaters remain closed, and Mallinckrodt says it is looking at possible bankruptcyThe U.S. case tally for the coronavirus illness COVID-19 rose by fewer than 50,000 on Monday for a second straight day, data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University showed, although cases were rising in some states that had seemed to get the spread under control earlier this year.
9:42 a.m. July 10, 2020
- By Peter B. Walker
What the world could use now: a reset between the U.S. and China The two leading superpowers could help heal the world as the coronavirus has damaged global economiesThe two leading superpowers could help heal the world as the coronavirus has damaged global economies.