The east coast of Australia has had its wettest start to a year since records began. The resulting deadly floods have led to anger as Australia struggles to deal with the fallout and to come to terms with the effects of climate change. Tuesday 8 March saw parts of coastal and inland New South Wales suffer from torrential rain and massive flooding, affecting thousands. The … Continue reading Climate Crisis: Anger Grows Following Australia’s Record Floods.
By Lukas Stock and Jason Smeets February 24, 2022. The south of the Netherlands is preparing to celebrate carnaval this weekend for the first time after two years of corona regulations. 9to5 spoke to Brabant and Limburg natives to find out what it’s all about. After being cancelled for the past two years, “people are eager to celebrate carnaval in an appropriate way,” said Irma … Continue reading Costumes and Camaraderie: Carnaval Returns After Corona
Himanshu Jana and Jason Smeets investigate the vast effects of Covid-19 and its lingering brother Long-Covid. The introduction of Omicron to the seemingly endless cycle of new Covid-19 variants has led to renewed fears in recent months over rising hospitalizations and eventual deaths. However, as the scientific community becomes familiar with each variant, a small percentage of Covid-19 patients continue to struggle with symptoms many … Continue reading Long Covid: A Pandemic’s Disastrous Hangover