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Artificial Intelligence’s Environmental Costs and Promise   
June 29, 2022
Source: Cfr.org - Artificial intelligence has been cited as a potential tool for combatting climate change. Technology companies, however, need to do more to prevent AI from becoming a source of environmental
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The WTO Hangs On   
June 29, 2022
Source: Cfr.org - WTO members confounded expectations last week by concluding a deal on fisheries subsidies, the first major multilateral agreement in nearly a decade. But the trade body is not out of the woods yet.
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With Sweden And Finland Set To Join NATO, Europe’s Geography Just Got A Lot More Difficult For Russia   
June 29, 2022
Source: Forbes on MSN.com - Admitting Finland and Sweden gives NATO myriad air bases, ports and lines of communication north of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, facilitating swift reinforcement of the three countries in the event of a Russian attack.
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World Trade Organization steps back from the brink of irrelevance – but it's not fixed yet   
June 29, 2022
Source: Yahoo News Australia - After decades of conflict that has neutered its work, the World Trade Organization looks to be back in business. Its highest decision-making body – a conference of ministers from the ...
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The controversial Higg sustainability index is being suspended   
June 29, 2022
Source: Quartz on MSN.com - The organization that oversees the ratings is mothballing its consumer-facing portion, and expediting an independent review of the system's data and methodology.
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'A kick in the gut': Finland's, Sweden's drive to join NATO a defeat for Putin, a win for the West   
June 29, 2022
Source: USA Today on MSN.com - Turkey lifts objections to Finland and Sweden membership in NATO, paving the way for the two Nordic nations to join world's largest military alliance.
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The G7 infrastructure partnership is a step in the right direction   
June 29, 2022
Source: The Hill on MSN.com - The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill The Biden administration’s new China-focused global infrastructure initiative, announced at this week’s G7 summit, is more than just a...
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Fashion brands pause use of sustainability index tool over greenwashing claims   
June 29, 2022
Source: The Guardian - the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). For example, one pair of cotton shorts was described as using “88% less [water] than conventional materials”; its global warming impact was “14% less than conventional...
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Fact-check: Did overturning Roe v. Wade make the United States an outlier'   
June 29, 2022
Source: Austin American-Statesman on MSN.com - President Joe Biden claimed that the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade made America an aberration when it comes to abortion access.   "With this decision, the conservative majority of the Supreme...
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Protecting biodiversity starts in the community   
June 29, 2022
Source: Swissinfo - Amid faltering negotiations on protecting biodiversity, a researcher who has studied humans’ impact on nature sees hope in local initiatives.
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