As LA traffic slowed amid the pandemic, researchers gained new insight into air pollution

Journal Reference: Hansen Cao, Daven K. Henze, Karen Cady-Pereira, Brian C. McDonald, Colin Harkins, Kang Sun, Kevin W. Bowman, Tzung-May Fu, Muhammad O. Nawaz. COVID-19 Lockdowns Afford the First Satellite-Based Confirmation That Vehicles Are an Under-recognized Source of Urban NH3 Pollution in Los Angeles. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 2021; DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.1c00730 A team of … Read more

Council of Ministers announces new measures to contain the pandemic

Council of Ministers announces new measures to contain the pandemic

The Council of Ministers on Thursday defined new measures to contain the fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. More updates 18:08 – Government trusts that new measures will be enough to control pandemic For the prime minister, the measures announced today may be enough to control the pandemic and avoid future confinements, as has been … Read more

She lost family members to the pandemic, but got up and won a gold medal: meet Sunisa Lee

She lost family members to the pandemic but got up

Jamie Squire/Getty Images American gymnast Sunisa Lee was about to leave the sport due to a complicated family history, but she won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics: Know her history. Jamie Squire/Getty Images There are athletes in the Olympic Games who monopolize attention for their feats, their statements or even their failures, so … Read more

Worsening of the pandemic forces new restrictive measures

Worsening of the pandemic forces new restrictive measures

Return of border control, return of digital certificate requirement for access to restaurants, mandatory mask at major events (soccer games, for example) and commercial spaces, reinforcement of testing needs, reinforcement of the vaccination operation – and reinforced recommendation to return from telecommuting. Given the increase in the numbers of the covid-19 pandemic, the Council of … Read more

Food safety model may help pandemic management

Journal Reference: Julie Henderson, Paul R. Ward, Emma Tonkin, Samantha B. Meyer, Heath Pillen, Dean McCullum, Barbara Toson, Trevor Webb, John Coveney, Annabelle Wilson. Developing and Maintaining Public Trust During and Post-COVID-19: Can We Apply a Model Developed for Responding to Food Scares? Frontiers in Public Health, 2020; 8 DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00369 “It’s crucial that the … Read more

Bakker Mike still has to work for a while – In addition to the cookie crumb crisis due to the pandemic, climate change also plays a major role – Foodlog

Bakker Mike still has to work for a while

The corona crisis is leading to cracks in the food chain due to staff shortages and disruptions in the supply chain. But even if those are resolved, the food industry will continue to struggle with price hikes and shortages due to climate change, writes The Washington Post. The cookie crumb crisis of pie baker Mike … Read more