World roundup: March 15 2021

Stories from Syria, China, Bolivia, and more


Worldometer’s coronavirus figures for March 15:

  • 120,764,963 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide (20,686,442 active, +336,323 since yesterday)

  • 2,671,757 reported fatalities (+6545 since yesterday)

A new study of European tree ring data reinforces a point we’ve made here time and time again—that everything is just fine:

The series of severe dro…

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