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Populismo y capitalismo salvaje en tiempos de coronavirus: ¡Que no nos lleve el chanfle!

, energy analyst

El coronavirus está haciendo su paso por el mundo y a la fecha los números son escalofriantes, con más de 480.000 personas contagiadas y mas de 22.000 vidas perdidas.

Aun más escalofriante es constatar cómo ciertos lideres del hemisferio americano pretenden darle prioridad a la generación de capital y la resonancia con su base política por encima de la protección de la vida de sus ciudadanos. Read more >

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Para enfrentar la pandemia del coronavirus necesitamos escuchar a los científicos y mantener el distanciamiento social

, Climate Vulnerability Social Scientist

La pandemia global del coronavirus ha transformado nuestras vidas en cuestión de días, y es muy probable que se prolongue el estado de emergencia por semanas o tal vez meses debido a la facilidad de transmisión del virus que causa la enfermedad COVID-19. La comunidad Latina estará entre las más afectadas. Read more >

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Catch-22 of Coronavirus for Seniors Most at Risk, and the Importance of Up-to-Date Information

, Senior Climate Justice and Health Scientist

The choices we have made together about keeping safe during this pandemic are based on the best available information we can access. This highlights the need for government scientists to be able to tell us what they know, when they know it–something that seems easier said than done right now. Read more >

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Ask a Scientist: How Trump Administration Policies Harm Children

, senior writer

According to our new report, the Trump administration is arguably the weakest defender of children in modern history. “Endangering Generations: How the Trump Administration’s Assault on Science is Harming Children’s Health,” documents how this administration’s rollback of bedrock environmental, health and safety standards has exposed children to more poisons in the food they eat, the water they drink, and the air that they breathe, and will potentially condemn them to suffer the worst consequences of climate change due to its unwillingness to acknowledge the threat, let alone address it. Lead report author Genna Reed’s interest in this topic is both professional and personal. She’s the top science and policy analyst for the UCS Center for Science and Democracy as well as the mother of a 16-month-old. “I’m a typical mom,” she says. “I want to protect my child, and parents should be able to trust that the government is making smart decisions about their children’s health and welfare. Our children should come first.” Read more >

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Los ataques del gobierno de Trump a la ciencia ponen a una generación completa en riesgo

, Climate Vulnerability Social Scientist

Las protecciones ambientales están en peligro debido al empeño del gobierno del presidente Trump en ignorar la ciencia y eliminar las políticas públicas que protegen la salud de todas y todas y en especial de las niñas y los niños.  Read more >

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