A new report shows just how cheap and easy it would be to save the world

Despite the climate crisis already costing many countries a fortune, some politicians still claim that concerted climate action is too expensive to undertake. However, a new report has put a price tag on such action. It looks at how much it would cost over the next five years to put the world on track to meet the Paris Agreement climate goals. The report found that, in contrast to the ‘too expensive’ claim, it would be relatively cheap and easy to get there. All we need is the political will and the spirit of comradery. Ah, there’s the rub. “Well within budget” Researchers from Imperial College London, Climate Analytics…

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A Criminal Tax Cheat? Bombshell NYT Report Shows Trump Paid No Federal Income Tax for 10 of 15 Years

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form.AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show looking at the bombshell report in The New York Times that reveals Donald Trump paid no federal income taxes in 10 of the last 15 years, and he paid just $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017. The Times published the report after obtaining more than two decades of Trump’s tax return data. On Sunday, Trump called the report “fake news,” but he continues to refuse to release his tax returns. The reporting paints a picture of Trump as either an inept entrepreneur or a criminal tax…

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More BAME people are dying of coronavirus because of structural inequalities, report finds

A review from Public Health England (PHE) has shown that people who are from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are “between [a] 10 and 50% higher risk of death” in comparison to white British people. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has also reported that, between 2 March to 15 May 2020 in England and Wales, the death rate for Black men was 3.3 times greater (255.7 deaths per 100,000) than white males of the same age. Similarly, the death rate for Black females was 2.4 times greater (119.8 deaths per 100,000) than white females. Nick Stripe, head of life events at the ONS, stated that:…

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Corporate report: Global AMR Innovation Fund annual review: 2017 to 2019

The Global AMR Innovation Fund annual review for 2017 to 2019 covers:project management finance theory of change external engagement lessons learned overall project delivery and recommendationsThe Global AMR Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) is a UK aid fund that supports research and development around the world to reduce the threat of antimicrobial resistance in low and middle-income countries. Source link

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Corporate report: Fleming Fund annual review: 2019

The Fleming Fund annual review for 2018 to 2019 covers:project management finance external engagement theory of change monitoring, evaluation and learning diversity and sustainabilityThe Fleming Fund is an investment by the UK government of up to 265 million of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to tackle the growing global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through the Department of Health and Social Care.Fleming Fund helps low and middle-income countries tackle AMR. The fund aims to to improve the surveillance of AMR and generate relevant data that is shared nationally and globally. Source link

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Listeria monocytogenes: incident report – GOV.UK

Ref: PHE publications gateway number GW-1497 PDF, 849KB, 42 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@phe.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Source link

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Breast screening: assistant practitioner pilot report

PHE undertook this pilot to assess the option of using assistant practitioners to work at remote breast screening sites with remote radiographic supervision. This was to provide more service flexibility and address workforce capacity issues. The report outlines the planning, implementation and results of the pilot. Contact the PHE Screening helpdesk with any queries about this publication, making sure you include its full title. Source link

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