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Shares in pure-play coalminer Whitehaven Coal are down by almost 3% this morning – but the fall is unlikely to be related to Joe Biden’s new executive order committing the US to rejoining the Paris climate accord.
The accord is bad news for coalminers, as it commits participants to take action to reduce global heating to under 1.5C, but Biden’s made it clear for months that he would bring America back into the Paris fold after the former president, Donald Trump, quit it.
NSW Health have also provided sewage surveillance program updates.
Fragments of the virus were detected in Warriewood overnight. The plant takes in more than 160,000 people on the northern beaches. Fragments were also found at Berala, which takes in a catchment of almost 10,000 people across the suburbs of Berala, Auburn, Lidcombe, Rookwood, and Regents Park in Sydney’s west.
While this likely reflects known recent confirmed cases in these areas, everyone living or working there should monitor for symptoms and get tested and isolate immediately if they appear.Continue reading...