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UN chief calls climate change ‘most important issue we face’

KATOWICE, Poland — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dramatic appeal to world leaders Monday to take the threat of global warming seriously and to act boldly to avert a catastrophic rise in temperatures before the end of the century. Guterres, who spoke at the opening of the UN climate conference in Poland, called climate… Read More »

AstraZeneca chief says Europe should pay more for drugs—and the U.S. should pay less

President Donald Trump has routinely bashed “global freeloading” on pharmaceuticals, and his administration last month unveiled a plan to try and lower some U.S. drug prices to international levels. Now, a top pharma CEO says he’s right—at least in principle. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot said a “readjustment” of prices,… Read More »