Soaring Prices, Rotting Crops: Coronavirus Triggers Global Food Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic hit the world at a time of plentiful harvests and ample food reserves. Yet a cascade of

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Coronavirus Sweeps Across Brazil, a Land Ill-Equipped to Fight It

In the tiny, stifling home she shared with seven relatives in the Amazon, Maria Portelo de Lima began coughing, started

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Wildfires Will Test Australia’s Leading Streak Without a Recession

SYDNEY—Natural disasters are unpredictable events with broadly predictable results: a destruction of property and wealth, but no lasting impact on

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The Key to Keeping the Lights On: Artificial Intelligence

That was a big improvement from 2005, when recovery from Hurricane Wilma took 18 days. Investments in technology paid off.

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