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How sanctions on Russia and the invasion of Ukraine affect the U.S. economy

5 mins read

Although a world away, American citizens are feeling the punishing effects of the global economic sanctions against Russia. Inflation has continued to soar in the last month, according to federal data released in February. In the past few months, prices for fuel, food, rent, and other goods surged due to pandemic labor shortages and supply-chain bottlenecks.…

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How sanctions on Russia and the invasion of Ukraine affect the U.S. economy

5 mins read

Although a world away, American citizens are feeling the punishing effects of the global economic sanctions against Russia. Inflation has continued to soar in the last month, according to federal data released in February. In the past few months, prices for fuel, food, rent, and other goods surged due to pandemic labor shortages and supply-chain…

What is the health impact of wildfire smoke?

6 mins read

California, home of the freeway and the car-based lifestyle, has long struggled with air pollution — and been a pioneer in cleaning up the air, for example in vehicle emission standards. But in recent years, a new threat to air quality has emerged as summer and fall bring some of the worst wildfires in state…