It is encouraging that the US President Donald Trump administration and Republicans are citing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and science-based information and recommendations regarding COVID-19. But what about other pending crises?
Bangkok’s future hangs in the balance. Rising sea levels, unchecked development, groundwater extraction, and rapid urban population growth has left millions vulnerable to natural disasters — scientists warn the city itself may not survive the century.
The United States is against mentioning climate change in the communique of the world’s financial leaders, G20 diplomats said, after a new draft of the joint statement showed the G20 are considering including it as a risk factor to growth.