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

27th October 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Investors banking on a coronavirus vaccine to save the world economy in 2021 need to temper their ambitions as scientists increasingly warn of a long and difficult road ahead. "While drug companies are making progress in the quest to find a cure for a disease that...

26th October 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Under stress from a historic drought, large swathes of forest and wetlands in central South America known for their exceptional biodiversity have been ravaged by devastating fires. "Experts on Friday said wildfires in a region that spans Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia...

24th October 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

This thread comes with a very warm welcome and a huge thank you to my new subscribers (and an equally huge thank you to my existing subscribers!). "Anxiety is building about job security in a world upended by the coronavirus pandemic. "More than half of workers around...

23rd October 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"A rapidly growing wildfire prompting mandatory evacuations in northern Colorado is threatening to merge with the state's largest wildfire in history, fire officials said... "Incident Commander Noel Livingston said Thursday afternoon the fire's growth is "really...

22nd October 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

“The next U.S. administration will likely face a global debt crisis that could dwarf what the world experienced in 2008-2009… “A full-fledged debt crisis would be devastating to the whole global economy—and to the prospects for human progress.”...

21st October 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Hundreds of thousands of homes are submerged and at least 132 people have been killed as some of the worst flooding in decades hits Vietnam and Cambodia, affecting more than 5 million people... "Tropical Storm Saudel is predicted to make landfall this weekend,...

20th October 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Tens of thousands of protesters brought the largest city in Africa [Lagos, Nigeria] to a standstill on Monday, mounting the biggest demonstration in a two-week campaign against police brutality and escalating a standoff with a government that has pledged to restore...

19th October 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"California's record-breaking wildfires have consumed about 1 million acres in just the past month, according to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. "The worst wildfire season in state history has been one of shocking superlatives. "CalFire reported...

17th October 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

“World Bank Chief Economist Carmen Reinhart said the coronavirus pandemic is turning into a major economic crisis and warned of the possibility of a financial crisis emerging. ““This did not start as a financial crisis but it is morphing into a major economic crisis,...

16th October 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

NOAA agrees with EU's Copernicus that September was the hottest on record; this in spite of a La Nina: "Boosted by human-caused climate change global temperatures averaged 60.75 degrees (15.97 Celsius) last month... That’s 1.75 degrees (0.97 degrees Celsius) above the...

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