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Welcome to the week!

It’s a short week and the logo at the top of this email says 5 minutes or less so let’s get to it, shall we?

This week:

  • 🏭️Cutting aluminum emissions

  • 🔫Gun violence and public health

  • 🍞Ultra-processed bread

  •  ⏺️Record labels vs AI

  • And more

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