Climate crisis makes Pacific islands unlivable

TThe climate crisis is creating an increasingly uncertain future for people in most parts of the world. Paradoxically in my region, the Pacific, this makes our future increasingly certain — but not in a way that provides any kind of comfort. During this century, many Pacific Island nations will become uninhabitable. For my country, Tuvalu, … Read more

6 groups that make mental health care accessible to BIPOC

TThe COVID-19 pandemic has worsened mental health across the United States, but people of color — who have suffered disproportionately from the worst effects of COVID-19 and historically lack adequate access to mental health care — have been hit particularly hard. One 2022 study found that black, Hispanic, and Asian adults in the United States … Read more

‘Slow food’ movements seek to halt climate change

a A biennial celebration of small-scale international farmers, breeders, fishermen and food producers has just concluded in Turin, Italy. The Slow Food movement called for one phrase in particular that dominated Terra Madre Salone del Gusto’s long list of panel discussions and workshops: “Food is the cause of the environmental crisis, but it can also … Read more

Hurricane Ian’s latest update on the storm’s path

hHurricane Ian, a Category 4 storm, with winds of up to 155 mph, is approaching Category 5 strength and could reach southwest Florida . Already expected to be the costliest storm in US history, affecting large swathes of Florida and reaching other parts of the Southeast; The storm will spawn “catastrophic wind damage”, flooding and … Read more

Alzheimer’s drug shows promise in early study results

sWild rabbits surged from Biogen and other drug companies researching Alzheimer’s early Wednesday after Japan’s Eisai said its potential treatment appeared to slow the progression of the deadly disease in a late-stage study. Isai announced the results of a global study late Tuesday of nearly 1,800 people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. The drug’s manufacturer said … Read more

HOW WE CHOOSED THE NEXT 2022 TIME100

eThat same year, TIME publishes TIME100 Next, a list – inspired by the flagship TIME100 – that recognizes 100 rising stars from various industries and around the world. There is no one way to influence, so there is no one way for TIME to measure the primary impact of its choices. As a result, by … Read more

Bank of England intervenes to restore stability

LONDON – The Bank of England said on Wednesday it would launch a temporary program to buy government bonds to stave off “material risks to the UK’s financial stability” after unfunded government tax cuts spooked markets and sent the British pound tumbling. Emergency intervention means that the central bank will buy government bonds in an … Read more