Opec and its allies will add 400,000 barrels a day starting in August

Opec and its allies have reached a deal to raise oil production in response to soaring prices, and China just launched the world’s largest carbon trading market. Plus, the FT’s global health editor, Sarah Neville, reports on scientists’ pursuit of a “supershot” vaccine to protect against all coronaviruses.

Opec+ reaches deal to raise oil production


China’s carbon market scheme too limited, say analysts, with Beijing correspondent, Christian Shepherd 


The hunt for a coronavirus super shot, with global health editor, Sarah Neville


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