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July 7, 2022 at 11:01 AM

Espresso ☕️ - India's backlash from Twitter, Bangladesh's climate adaption plans and Uganda's illegal river sand miners

Espresso | news.trust.org Ravaged by floods, Bangladesh pitches plan to adapt to climate effects Reeling from dire floods in June, Bangladesh is set to approve a long-term plan to protect itself from the worst climate effects Twitter battles India …
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July 6, 2022 at 11:01 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Brazil migrant worker conditions, Turkish police detain Pride marchers, Sandstorms cripple Middle East

Espresso | news.trust.org Brazil jobs program puts migrants at risk of abuse, official warns Venezuelan migrants worked in slavery-like conditions on a Sao Paulo orange farm after finding the jobs through Operation Welcome Rising heat drives crippl…
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July 5, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Trees, tech and people help Mozambican park reverse nature losses

Espresso | news.trust.org Trees, tech and people help Mozambican park reverse nature losses Around the world, such ambitious efforts - at least successful ones - remain a rarity, particularly as international funding for nature protection falls short. …
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July 5, 2022 at 11:57 AM

Frontlines - July 5, 2022

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Tweeting Mumbai's floods, a Mozambican revival and putting a pricetag on nature - Climate change news from Frontlines ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
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July 1, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Lebanon sparks anger among LGBTQ+ community, youth climate activists take on corporations and why firms should end abortion surveillance

Espresso | news.trust.org Youth street protesters turn sights on climate 'villains' Frustrated by slow action on climate threats, youth activists are trying more targeted confrontations with bankers and politicians Call to ban LGBTQ+ events in Leba…
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June 30, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Surging fuel prices hit gig workers, Ecuador's crabbers face threats and why tech can't save the planet

Espresso | news.trust.org Gig economy workers hit by high fuel prices and layoffs High fuel prices, income cuts, and a global economic slowdown have put gig workers in a precarious position Crabbers face danger and poverty to save Ecuador's mangrov…
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June 29, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Zimbabwe's drought-hit farmers, Brazil's biodiversity under threat and Thailand bans prison labour for fishnet manufacturing

Espresso | news.trust.org Zimbabwe's drought-hit farmers fear hunger after poor maize harvest Drought-ruined crops and a government mandate to sell harvests to the state raise fears of food insecurity Why climate groups want Europe to quit obscure …
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June 28, 2022 at 12:32 PM

Biodiversity pact fears, solar boats for Ecuador's forest people, and why it's so hard to save energy - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Megan Rowling Climate correspondent Green groups are sounding the alarm on prospects for a new …
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June 28, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Peru's indigenous threatened by drug traffickers, Bangladesh's trans community neglected in disaster response and Ukrainians in Kharkiv lose their homes

Espresso | news.trust.org Peru's indigenous communities fear rising violence from drug traffickers Drug traffickers and coca farmers have targeted more territory in Peru's central Amazon region since the coronavirus pandemic Bangladesh disaster res…
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June 27, 2022 at 11:02 AM

Espresso ☕️ - U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, Kenya's election disinformation and Ecuador's solar-powered 'fire canoe'

Espresso | news.trust.org U.S. Supreme Court ruling: demand for abortion pills set to soar As the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, more American women will try to secure supplies of abortion pills – in some cases as a precaution for future use, health experts say…
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June 24, 2022 at 1:51 PM

Trust Conference tickets now on sale

No images? Click here 26 & 27 OCTOBER 2022   Trust Conference 2022 tickets now on saleTickets are now on sale for the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s annual flagship event, Trust Conference, on 26 and 27 October 2022 in London. Thi…
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June 24, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Energy reforms close climate loopholes, Crypto thrives in crisis zones, LGBTQ+ Nigerians defy anti-gay law

Espresso | news.trust.org Energy Charter Treaty under fire over threat to global climate action Governments are due to agree reforms to a treaty that allows energy companies to sue states for lost profits and could be used to claim damages if they move to phase out f…
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June 22, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Lebanon's crumbling health service, Green hydrogen, Transgender sports participation

Espresso | news.trust.org Life in the shadow of Lebanon's crumbling health service As Lebanon's economic crisis sends doctors and nurses abroad in search of a better life, Thomson Reuters Foundation correspondent Tala Ramadan reflects on what that means for those lef…
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June 21, 2022 at 1:31 PM

Indigenous forest protection wins in Ecuador, COP15's new venue and telling good nature investment from bad - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Laurie Goering Climate editor Deep in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest, indigenous leader Marcelo Lu…
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June 21, 2022 at 12:10 PM

Espresso ☕️ - In Ecuador's Amazon, indigenous forest defense gains legal ground

Espresso | news.trust.org In Ecuador's Amazon, indigenous forest defense gains legal ground Amazon indigenous groups threatened by mining and oil drilling in their forests are taking advantage of court rulings giving them more power over their land …
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June 20, 2022 at 11:13 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Britain's Rwanda policy, Montreal takes on COP15 and U.S.'s black farmers get a fairer share

Espresso | news.trust.org Forests or business - who wins when companies pay to protect trees? A rise in companies sponsoring small Amazon conservation projects has some climate experts warning about a wave of greenwashing Britain's Rwanda policy: w…
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June 17, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Latin American staples price surge, U.S. online harassments task force launched, Data breaches mount in Africa

Espresso | news.trust.org Corn price hike forces Mexicans to cut back on tortillas A surge in the cost of corn-based Latin American staples such as tortillas, tamales and arepas risks fueling food insecurity and hunger from Guatemala to Argentina, experts say …
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June 16, 2022 at 4:00 PM

June highlights from the Foundation

No images? Click here   June update   Welcome to the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s June update. In this newsletter, you’ll find highlights from across our work, as well as the latest opportunities for you to get involved. If you don’t regular…
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June 16, 2022 at 12:01 PM

Espresso ☕️ - The cities hit by heatwaves, Fears of Monkeypox anti-LGBTQ+ backlash, Love Island's farewell to fashion

Espresso | news.trust.org Hit by heatwaves, cities test fresh ways to cool at-risk residents As heatwaves grip parts of Europe, the United States and South Asia, there is a growing push for policies to protect vulnerable groups and curb harm to health …
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June 15, 2022 at 12:01 PM

Espresso ☕️ - UK businesses 'Unite for Ukraine', Net-zero Picasso, Insect muffins boost food security

Espresso | news.trust.org Ukrainian refugees could fill COVID-19 staff gaps, say UK hospitality firms Britain's short-staffed hospitality sector - still reeling from COVID-19 - urges government to expand sponsorship scheme for Ukrainian refugees Ne…
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June 14, 2022 at 1:05 PM

The struggle for Brazil's indigenous agency, fears over Bonn 'talk shop' on finance, and India's factories feel the heat - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Megan Rowling Climate correspondent The disappearance of Brazilian Amazon expert Bruno Pereira …
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June 14, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Brazil's missing Amazon expert, Uganda's sacred shea trees and Latin America's women-led sustainable farming start-ups

Espresso | news.trust.org Vanished Amazon expert Pereira sought mission outside Brazil's weakened watchdog Sent to a desk job after President Jair Bolsonaro's election, indigenous protector Bruno Pereira took leave and returned to the field - but is now missing with …
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June 13, 2022 at 11:35 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Atlanta aims to lift Black women out of poverty, Idaho pride security fears, Climate battered nations hunt adaptation cash

Espresso | news.trust.org Direct cash scheme in U.S. South aims to lift Black women out of poverty As interest in guaranteed income programs grows, a major scheme in the U.S. city of Atlanta, Georgia, aims to support Black women facing gendered and racial barriers to…
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June 10, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Nottingham's coal to carbon neutral journey, Europe's green energy storage problem, Bangladesh depot explosion aftermath

Espresso | news.trust.org Former coal hub Nottingham aims to become Britain's first net zero city Former fossil fuel industry hub Nottingham is aiming to slash its carbon emissions to reach net zero by 2028 Russia gas crisis highlights Europe's gre…
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June 9, 2022 at 11:02 AM

Espresso ☕️ - India heat waves turn factories into 'furnaces', climate migration puts cities on alert, F1 would welcome openly gay driver - Vettel

Espresso | news.trust.org Indian workers suffer as heat waves turn factories into 'furnaces' Workers at India's manufacturing hubs are calling for cooling equipment and wider change as rising summer temperatures impact their health and power cuts disrupt their liveli…
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June 8, 2022 at 11:08 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Lebanon's health worker exodus, South Asia's deadly disasters and World Oceans Day

Espresso | news.trust.org Lebanon hospitals forced to turn away sick children amid exodus of health workers An economic crisis is leading large numbers of health workers to quit for better opportunities abroad, forcing medical centres to close departments and turn aw…
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June 7, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - The big U.S. renewable projects creating land conflicts, Thailand's first pride, Mexico's 'paradise' battered by storm

Espresso | news.trust.org U.S. renewables 'frenzy' puts land conflicts on corporate radar As big firms from Apple to PepsiCo target net-zero emissions, there is hot demand for renewable energy projects that reduce the risk of protests over land use or wildlife impact…
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June 7, 2022 at 11:16 AM

Wedding trees in India, crumbling mosques in Bangladesh and the U.S. quest for clean energy space - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Laurie Goering Climate editor How big a threat is climate change to culture around the world? I…
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June 6, 2022 at 11:04 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Bangladesh's coastal mosques, an interview with Margaret Cho and India's new VPN rules

Espresso | news.trust.org Bangladesh's historic coastal mosques feel climate change's bite Worsening climate-change-driven heat, heavy rainfall and storm surges threaten Bangladesh's coastal mosques. What needs to be done to protect them? Indian tr…
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June 1, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Africa's tech innovators, Bangladesh's first city climate plan, 10 years of Argentina's self-ID law

Espresso | news.trust.org 'Local is king': Africa's online platforms take on Silicon Valley From online funeral service planning to voice-based messaging, Africa's innovators are tapping local knowledge and cultures to develop their own tech platforms …
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May 31, 2022 at 3:15 PM

Frontlines - May 31, 2022

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Judges head to Peru, South Carolina's flood maps and a solar push in Cameroon - Climate change news from Frontlines ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
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May 31, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Belgium decriminalises sex work, Vanuatu goes to court over climate action and the legacy of Stockholm's 1972 climate conference

Espresso | news.trust.org How COVID-19 helped sex workers in Belgium make history Sex workers celebrate as Belgium is the first EU country to decriminalise sex work, hoping to blaze a trail for other countries ANALYSIS: Can Vanuatu inspire new lega…
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May 30, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Abortion bans around the world, India's hydropower push and Cameroon untaps its solar power potential

Espresso | news.trust.org What happens when abortion is banned? Lessons from around the world As the U.S. Supreme Court looks set to overturn the Roe v. Wade ruling that established the right to abortion, campaigners for abortion access from Africa to Latin America s…
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May 26, 2022 at 11:59 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Africa's mobile money taxes, Climate migrants trafficking fears, Australia's new Labor government

Espresso | news.trust.org Africa's mobile money taxes risk driving poor out of digital economy Cash-strapped African nations are rolling out an e-levy on mobile money transactions to boost revenues, but the policy could hurt the poorest as the cost of living rises an…
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May 25, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Redrawing U.S. flood risk maps, Climate at Davos 2022, Washington's 'Waymap' helps blind navigate public transit

Espresso | news.trust.org As U.S. flooding worsens, South Carolina redraws risk maps As climate change drives more intense storms and floods, some coastal districts are no longer relying solely on risk maps from U.S. disaster agency FEMA and are drawing up their own …
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May 24, 2022 at 5:50 PM

South Asia feels the heat, the trauma of flooding and Ecuador's youth fight fossil-fuel fallout - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Megan Rowling Climate correspondent Rain may have brought respite to baking northern India at t…
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May 24, 2022 at 11:02 AM

Espresso ☕️ - France helps Ukraine's refugees, US youth receive cash support and does ESG help businesses?

Espresso | news.trust.org Ukrainian refugees find haven at French castle Ukrainians fleeing Russian invasion find housing and jobs with community initiative spreading across France What is ESG and does it make financial sense for businesses? Ethica…
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May 23, 2022 at 11:02 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Oil pollution in Ecuador's rainforest, India's severe heatwave and China's postponement to nature talks

Espresso | news.trust.org In Ecuador's Amazon, youth take up the fight against oil pollution Young activists in the oil town of Lago Agrio are demanding government action to remove gas flares in the rainforest following a landmark court ruling Mill…
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May 20, 2022 at 11:11 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Protests over Egypt's tree-felling, keeping Harvey Milk's legacy alive and monkeypox hits the UK

Espresso | news.trust.org Egypt's street trees fall foul of urban development drive Protests by Cairo residents and environmentalists over tree-felling come as Egypt’s government prepares to host the COP27 climate summit in November Factbox: New U.…
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May 19, 2022 at 11:16 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Bollywood's sex worker biopic, South Africa's homeless flood victims and Gareth Thomas on the UK's first openly gay footballer in 30 years

Espresso | news.trust.org Bollywood sex worker biopic resonates in India's brothels For many sex workers in Mumbai's Kamathipura red-light district and across India, movie hit and Netflix release 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' has struck a chord as they fight for their rights…
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May 18, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Bhutan's electric vehicle push, India heatwave hurts poor workers, Chile's LGBTQ+ mural defaced

Espresso | news.trust.org Bhutan looks to taxis to jump-start stalled electric vehicle push After one false start and pandemic-related delays, the Himalayan kingdom's project to put more battery-powered cars on the road is picking up speed Poor wor…
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May 17, 2022 at 1:11 PM

The women steering India's electric vehicle revolution, U.S. wildfire risk spreads east, and carbon labels coming to a store near you - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Megan Rowling Climate correspondent It's often said - but less often seen in practice - that sh…
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May 12, 2022 at 2:46 PM

Welcome to our May update

No images? Click here   May update   Welcome to the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s May update. In this newsletter, you’ll find highlights from across our work, as well as the latest opportunities for you to get involved. If you don’t regularly…
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May 12, 2022 at 11:15 AM

Espresso ☕️ - The UK's LGBTQ+ conversion therapy ban, Lebanon's election and Finland's plans to turn sewage into energy

Espresso | news.trust.org UK drops in LGBTQ+ rights ranking over trans conversion therapy Moves to exclude trans people from a ban on so-called conversion therapy and bar self-certifying gender on IDs cited as factors for fall in European rights index …
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May 11, 2022 at 11:32 AM

Save the date: Trust Conference 2022

No images? Click here LONDON | 26 & 27 OCTOBER 2022   Trust Conference is back in person.  Save the date.This year, the first day of the conference will focus on the surging threats to media freedom and digital rights, in the wa…
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May 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - The Indian migrants scarred by lockdown, E-scooters for healthcare in India, Zoom AI emotion tech privacy fears

Espresso | news.trust.org Scarred by COVID-19 lockdown, some Indian migrants stick closer to home Some 11 million migrants travelled thousands of miles home in scorching heat, many dying of exhaustion or in accidents, after losing their jobs in one of the world's lon…
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May 10, 2022 at 2:38 PM

Frontlines - May 10, 2022

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate-driven child labour in Bangladesh, Kenya's drought solution and is cheap food over? - Climate change news from Frontlines ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
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May 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Climate adaptation in Zimbabwe, 1.5°C warming could happen in next five years, Cryptocurrencies in Africa

Espresso | news.trust.org Hit hard by storms and forest loss, Zimbabwe builds stronger homes New construction standards push Zimbabweans to swap traditional materials for cement bricks to protect homes from extreme weather, curb deforestation and conserve wetlands …
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May 9, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - The Ukranians heading home, Climate impacts drive Bangladeshi children to work, Trans Germans haunted by sterilisations

Espresso | news.trust.org Some Ukrainian refugees return home despite the dangers Millions of Ukrainians have headed to Poland, Germany and beyond since Russia invaded, but some are starting to return even as the fighting continues Climate disaster…
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May 5, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Espresso ☕️ - Nuclear energy vs. Russian oil, Roe vs. Wade implications on abortion rights, LGBTQ+ rights

Espresso | news.trust.org Can Europe survive without Russian oil? Nuclear power may be key The EU ban on Russian fossil fuels over the war in Ukraine has forced Europe to reconsider nuclear as an energy alternative that could help meet ambitious climate change goals …