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Harley Gordon

COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are spiking. Here’s why not to panic.

By Harley Gordon
Sep 28, 2020

The second wave of COVID-19 is shaping up to be way less deadly than the first

Wildfires

Tired of the smoke? Blame bad forestry policy

By Harley Gordon
Sep 18, 2020

Years of disrupting the forests' natural burn cycle has predictably yielded the apocalyptic firestorm now choking the West Coast with haze

COVID-19

The human cost of COVID-19 lockdowns

By Harley Gordon
Aug 30, 2020

Social distancing has saved thousands of lives, but it’s ruined thousands of others

COVID-19

Is it safe to send children back to school?

By Harley Gordon
Aug 8, 2020

Unlike almost all infectious disease pandemics throughout history, this one leaves children largely unscathed

COVID-19

How COVID-19 began

By Harley Gordon
Aug 2, 2020

We definitely know it comes from a Chinese bat, but that's where it gets murky

COVID-19

How COVID-19 ends

By Harley Gordon
Jul 11, 2020

From finding a vaccine to reaching herd immunity naturally, this is what the science says about how we return to normal

COVID-19

The Most Expensive Event In History: How the Death and Devastation of COVID-19 Ranks Against Prior Global Disasters

By Harley Gordon
Jun 27, 2020

Even with nearly 500,000 dead, the world dodged a bullet in terms of what could have been. The economy, however, may never be the same.