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Stay current with what’s happening around the world with a quick scan of top news.

3rd March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"China’s top banking regulator said he’s “very worried” about risks emerging from bubbles in global financial markets and the nation’s property sector, sparking fresh concerns about further tightening in the world’s second-biggest economy. Stocks dropped across...

2nd March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Global CO2 emissions have returned to pre-pandemic levels and then some, threatening to put climate treaty targets for capping global warming out of reach, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday. "Energy-related emissions were two percent higher in December...

1st March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Global food prices are going up, and the timing couldn’t be worse. In Indonesia, tofu is 30% more expensive than it was in December. In Brazil, the price of local mainstay turtle beans is up 54% compared to last January. In Russia, consumers are paying 61% more for...

27th Feb 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Phenomenal temperature swing brings taste of spring to central us: Last week began with a historic Arctic outbreak that brought the most frigid air in decades, overwhelming Texas’s power grid and plastering the South with snow and ice. As this week ends, most of the...

26th Feb 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Democratic lawmakers and advocates are urging Joe Biden to back legislation proposing unprecedented investment in America’s ailing water infrastructure amid the country’s worst crisis in decades that has left millions of people without access to clean, safe,...

25th Feb 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Record warmth engulfs Western Europe, while Russia plunges into deep freeze... Western Europe sits on the rising end of a meteorological seesaw that’s simultaneously sending temperatures across a broad swath of Russia plummeting below zero... "Hamburg [Germany] hit...

24th Feb 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"World risks collapse of everything: climate shocks such as record high temperatures and a “new normal” of wildfires, floods and droughts, are not only damaging the natural environment, said UN chief António Guterres, but also threatening political, economic and...

23rd Feb 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"It’s only February, but it feels like May in Beijing. Temperatures some 40 degrees above normal brought historically warm winter weather to China, Japan and other parts of Asia over the weekend. "Beijing’s temperature shot up to 78 degrees Sunday, its highest...

22nd Feb 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

[He is right in his conclusion but in a sense his perspective is moot, as the financial system will inevitably continue to expand in creative ways as it attempts to compensate for ever-worsening energy and resource-constraints until it fails entirely. There's no...

20th Feb 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"A siege of winter storms and bitter cold over the past few weeks smashed thousands of temperature records from the Canadian border to South Texas and delivered multiple rounds of snow and ice to the West, South, Midwest and Northeast... "Over 6,000 cold records were...

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