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News from 2020 not involving COVID-19. See also: POST-COVID for assessments and reports on what comes next.

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How Long Will the Bear Market Last? Here's What History Showsfool22 May 2022 (LINK)

The longest bear market for the S&P 500 occurred during the Great Depression and lasted 2.8 years. Since the 1950s, the longest bear market was in the early 2000s when the bubble burst. It lastest 2.1 years.

BRICS countries renew pledge to strengthen environmental cooperationxinhua / May 2022 (LINK)

International Day for Biological Diversity 2022: Investing in natural infrastructure for a shared future for all lifeundp20 May 2022 (LINK)

Earth's oceans have reached the hottest and most acidic levels on record, UN sayscnbc19 May 2022 (LINK)

UN boss unveils new clean energy proposalsaxios18 May 2022 (LINK)

Pollution caused 1 in 6 deaths globally for five years, study sayswashington post /stars & stripes18 May 2022 (LINK)

Scientists answer the centuries old question of how life on Earth beganthebrighterside17 May 2022 (LINK)

Rapid Money Supply Growth Does Not Cause Inflation: Neither do rapid growth in government debt, declining interest rates, or rapid Increases in a central bank's balance sheetevonomics17 May 2022 (LINK)

"In our review of 47 countries, generally from 1960 forward, we found that more often than not high inflation does not follow rapid money supply growth, and in contrast to this, high inflation has occurred frequently when it has not been preceded by rapid money supply growth."

Reduce Crypto Energy Use with a Simple Code Change — Greenpeace campaigncryptopolitan13 May 2022 (LINK)

WHO accuses tobacco industry of 'greenwashing' in new reportabcnews12 May 2022 (LINK)

Researchers in Australia say they've found why infants die from SIDS: a defect in the brain part controlling arousal from sleeping and breathing — kvue12 May 2022 (LINK)

Study finds cleaner air leads to more Atlantic hurricanesnoaa11 May 2022 (LINK)

Great Barrier Reef suffers sixth mass bleaching event with 91% of reefs surveyed affectedcnn11 May 2022 (LINK)

China is using AI and 3D printing to build a 590-foot-tall dam without the need for human workers, scientists saybusinessinsider10 May 2022 (LINK)

A quirk of the brain prevents us from caring about climate changesalon8 May 2022 (LINK)

Seaweed Can be a Climate Change Solution: plus YouTube video — greentech-news7 May 2022 (LINK)

AI-Designed Enzyme Devours Plastic Trash in Daysrealclearscience7 May 2022 (LINK)

Morgan Levine: 'Only 10-30% of our lifespan is estimated to be due to genetics'theguardian7 May 2022 (LINK)

Global Bird Populations Steadily Decliningeurasiareview6 May 2022 (LINK)

David Suzuki: Suppressed science shows fish farms endanger wild salmonstraight5 May 2022 (LINK)

The U.N. predicts 560 disasters a year by 2030deseret30 April 2022 (LINK)

World's oceans face mass marine life extinction if warming continues — study: Sea ecosystems worldwide set to go through a devastating die-off rivaling the most severe extinction event in the planet's history around 250 million years agoafp / timesofisrael29 April 2022 (LINK)

Large Hadron Collider breaks new record only days after it reopenslivescience29 April 2022 (LINK)

Can science help us understand populism, from 'malignant manicheism' to Marine Le Pen?weforum29 April 2022 (LINK)

This is what the world's first floating city will look likeweforum29 April 2022 (LINK)

Global forest destruction continues despite COP26 deforestation pledgenewscientist28 April 2022 (LINK)

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