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U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions
US & Canada · Washington

U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions

53% Center coverage: 259 sources
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed limits on the federal government's authority to issue sweeping regulations to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in a ruling that will undermine President Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change. The court's 6-3 ruling restricted the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal- and gas-fired power plants under the landmark Clean Air Act anti-pollution law. Biden's administration is currently working on new regulations.See the Story
At finish line, U.S. Supreme Court readies climate, immigration rulings
US & Canada · Washington

At finish line, U.S. Supreme Court readies climate, immigration rulings

50% Center coverage: 30 sources
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the so-called "Remain in Mexico" policy that came into effect under former President Donald Trump. The decision means the thousands of migrants who have been in shelters along the southern border in Mexico will be able to settle in the United States.See the Story
Dengue Fever and Zika Virus Make Humans More Attractive to Mosquitoes
Nature

Dengue Fever and Zika Virus Make Humans More Attractive to Mosquitoes

71% Center coverage: 7 sources
Study shows mosquitoes become more attracted to hosts that are infected with both flaviviruses. Chemical produced by bacteria in the skin is responsible for this increased allure to the insects. Around 4 billion individuals live in regions with a high risk of dengue fever infections, which cause about 40,000 deaths every year.See the Story

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US & Canada · Ottawa

Freedom Convoy protesters return for Canada Day

71% Left coverage: 7 sources
July 1 marks the first in-person Canada Day celebrations in the nation's capital since 2019. But the celebrations could be overshadowed by a potentially large number of returning 'freedom convoy' protesters. The original Ottawa occupation was never about ending COVID-19 restrictions, which are now largely lifted. The convoy protest provides a way to express and defend the emotional self-interest of those Canadians.See the Story
Roe v. Wade

Many anti-abortion activists before Roe were liberals who were inspired by 20th-century Catholic social teaching

Coverage: 2 sources
A 1973 photo shows an estimated 5,000 people, women and men, marching around the Minnesota Capitol building protesting the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision.AP PhotoThe Supreme Court decision reversing Roe v. Wade’s protection for abortion rights was a predictably partisan ruling.See the Story
Climate Change

Wildfire risk has grown nearly everywhere, but we can still influence where and how fires strike

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Humans have raised CO₂ levels in the atmosphere to 50% above what they were before the industrial revolution. As a result, the world has already warmed by 1.1°C over the past century and reports indicate that it could reach 2.7°C of warming by the end of this century.See the Story
Smartphones · Australia

It's 2022. Why do we still not have waterproof phones?

Coverage: 2 sources
While manufacturers have successfully increased the water-repelling nature of smartphones, they are still far from “waterproof”. A water-resistSee the Story
Cats

Cats that are allowed to roam can spread diseases to humans and wildlife

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
In Canada, free-roaming cats were associated with 10 times more bats being submitted for rabies testing compared to indoor cats.See the Story
Pandemic

Air traffic control funding model ravaged by pandemic as industry struggles to recover

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The COVID-19 pandemic has been unlike any crisis, both in terms of depth and duration, and has damaged the aviation industry more than most sectors.See the Story
US & Canada · Helena

Far more adults don't want children than previously thought

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.)See the Story
Abortion · Marion

How 19th-century literature spread the archetype of the 'evil abortionist'

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.)See the Story

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