Davos 2023: Greta Thunberg accuses energy companies of throwing people ‘under the bus’

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Greta Thunberg called on the global energy industry and its financiers to end all fossil fuel investments on Thursday at a high-level meeting in Davos with the head of the International Energy Agency. During a roundtable discussion with Fatih Birol on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting, activists … Read more

China reports massive rise in COVID-related deaths after data criticism

Nearly 60,000 COVID-related hospital deaths have been reported China has been criticized for underreporting COVID deaths The official says emergency hospitalizations have peaked Travel recovering before the Lunar New Year holidays BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Saturday that nearly 60,000 people with COVID-19 had died in hospital since it abandoned its COVID-19 non-spread policy … Read more

The coronavirus outbreak in China raises global concerns as citizens mobilize in Beijing

The virus is spreading rapidly in China after the policy change The World Health Organization will hold a briefing after talks with Chinese scientists More countries are seeking pre-boarding tests from Chinese arrivals EU officials meet to coordinate Chinese travel policy BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state media mobilized the public on Wednesday for “final victory” … Read more

Chinese media downplays the severity of COVID as the World Health Organization seeks details about the variants

State media says severe illness from the coronavirus is rare Chinese scientists brief the World Health Organization Chinese factory activity contracted in December BEIJING/HONG KONG/GENEVA, Jan. 3 (Reuters) – China’s state media downplayed the severity of a surge in COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, while its scientists briefed the World Health Organization, which is seeking detailed … Read more