One Finite Planet

Covid-19 Cases

First Published:

I plan to record snapshots of points in time where the epi/pandemic is up to at the those times. I will reference this data in updates. See the Q&A for why the data varies so much.

January 28th Status

March 17th Reports

Country

Norway

Cases

1,322 (but gov states infections will be more)

Fatalities

3(0.2%)

8,236 (274,000 tested)

75(0.9%)

181,000

7,128 (3.9%)

24,700

1,800(7.3%)

3,059

6(0.19%)

USA

4,077

71(1.7%)

UK

1,543

55(3.6%)

368

6(1.6%)

425

4(0.9%)

End

Country

Cases

Deaths

Comment?

Table of Contents

Categories

COP27: Climate change action sabotage?

Reports from COP27 seems indicate the key initiative this year to make wealthy nations cover the cost of the damages poor nations will incur as a result of emissions that have main originated from those wealthy nations.

The proposal as it stands has a missing an essential piece, and trying to cover for that essential piece, appears most to likely to increase emissions, and move COP away from a focus on solving the climate crisis and instead toward just fighting over the cost.

This is a troubled look at the key flaw in what has been put forward and the real solution that should be in place.

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Can Peter Dutton repair the democracy ‘loyal opposition’.

Democracy is under threat, and a significant part of the problem stems for the distortion of the current model of ‘opposition’. While the politics of division and polarisation of the USA Trump republicans vs Biden democrats attracts most attention on the world stage right now, what happens in Australia following the recent election which saw democracy strike back (page coming soon), has the potential to provide the world with an alternate blueprint for the role of the opposition party, which could reinvigorate democracy and spread to the US and elsewhere.

Is there an alternative to the current Republicans vs Democrats style, where ‘opposition’ is about each party demonising the other?

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News In Brief.

It is now war until the end for Putin. If Putin is to win in Ukraine, he would simply have to start a new war elsewhere, as relations with Russia could never again return to ‘normal’ without charges of war crimes being held.

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