Daily updates on climate change and the global economy.

 

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

27th May 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Bacteria in Antarctica have been discovered with genes that give them natural antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance and have the potential to spread out of the polar regions, according to scientists in Chile. "Andres Marcoleta, a researcher from the University of...

26th May 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The head of the World Bank has warned that Russia's invasion of Ukraine could cause a global recession as the price of food, energy and fertiliser jump. "David Malpass told a US business event on Wednesday that it is difficult to "see how we avoid a recession". He...

25th May 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"For the second straight year, inhabitants of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest are being overwhelmed by flooding, with hundreds of thousands of people already affected by waters that are still rising... "The Negro River reached a depth of 29.37 meters (96 feet) Monday at...

24th May 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The global economy is being brought to the edge of a precipice by crisis upon crisis. "As the first World Economic Forum to be held in person since 2020 opened in Davos, Switzerland on Monday, the International Monetary Fund said the economy faces "perhaps its...

23rd May 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"The death toll from powerful thunderstorms in Canada’s two most populous provinces has risen to at least eight, authorities said on Sunday, as emergency crews continued a massive clean-up to restore power to half a million people. "The storms, which lasted more than...

21st May 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The “first global energy shock” is currently underway as sharp rises in prices have resulted in a “consumer-driven crisis,” says Angela Wilkinson of the World Energy Council... "“If you look at the price of … refined products in many parts of the world, they’re now...

20th May 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Southern France swelters under record high temperatures for May... "Several southern French towns sizzled in record high temperatures for May on Wednesday, while the month as whole is on track to be the hottest [May] since records began, the national weather service...

19th May 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"China, U.S. lead rise in global debt to record high $305 trillion - IIF. "The world's two largest economies borrowed the most in the first quarter as global debt rose to a record above $305 trillion, while the overall debt-to-output ratio declined, data from the...

18th May 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"More than 500,000 people have fled their homes in India's northeastern state of Assam to escape heavy floods triggered by pre-monsoon rains that drowned seven, authorities said on Wednesday, as they warned the situation could worsen. "One of the world's largest...

17th May 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"‘Apocalyptic’ food prices will be disastrous for world’s poor, says Bank governor. "The Bank of England governor has blamed the war in Ukraine for the highest inflation in the UK for three decades and warned that “apocalyptic” food prices caused by Russia’s invasion...

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