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Peru Ponders Price Freezes during Natural Disasters

Peruvian legislators from the Christian Popular Party (PPC) and the Alliance for Progress (APP) have presented a bill to prevent traders from increasing prices of basic goods in areas affected by natural disasters, Andina news agency reported on Sunday, April 19.+ Luis Galarretea, PPC-APP spokesman, said that the law would only be enforced by decree in times of emergency for a maximum period of 10 days, in order to prevent prices rising dramatically as a result of increased demand…


Women will suffer the worst effects of climate change

womenEnvironmental researchers have made it clear that climate change will affect the world’s poorest more severely, and more imminently, than those of us in the more developed Western world. It is a particularly unpleasant reality of climate change—that those societies that have emitted the most greenhouse gases are not going to be the ones to bear the brunt of its destabilizing effects…


Tornado season: Preparing for a natural disaster

As we are thrust into the middle of April, one fact is glaringly clear: Tornado season is upon us. According to the Farmers’ Almanac, tornado season occurs as spring dies and summer begins. Roughly, the season goes from March to early July, though tornados can occur at any point in the year…


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