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Articles by Steve Davies

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UN Food Systems Summit faces challenges

Commitments to eradicate hunger and address climate change will receive a lot of attention at the United Nations Food Systems Summit Thursday, but new reports released in advance of the event demonstrate the steep challenges faced by the world’s nations.
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OSHA moves toward development of heat standard

The federal government is increasing its oversight of farms and other operations where workers are exposed to extreme heat, launching an enforcement initiative and encouraging employers to provide water, rest, and shade as needed to cope with high temperatures.
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