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29th November 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Scary as it is, the argument that inflation is here to stay is winning. "As the IIF warns of a global inflation storm, the fear is that raising interest rates in response could spark a recession – when governments and central banks are out of ammunition."...

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

"[Yet more extreme weather for The Mediterranean] Cars carried away by floodwaters as month's worth of rain pelts Malta. Flash floods carried away cars, collapsed walls and trapped motorists in their submerged vehicles after a month’s worth of rain fell in a matter of...

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

"Financial markets fear the world’s leading central banks are risking “economic disaster” by misjudging the threat of rising inflation and not turning off the stimulus taps that have flooded the global economy with money. "From the Federal Reserve to the European...

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

"Arctic Ocean started getting warmer decades earlier than we thought, study finds... ""When we looked at the whole 800-year timescale, our temperature and salinity records look pretty constant," said co-lead author Dr. Tesi Tommaso from the Institute of Polar Sciences...

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

"Global economy faces uncertainty. Countries around the world appear to be faced with economic slow down as well as a surge in inflationary pressures, a situation typically termed as stagflation. Also, there is no clear idea when the current supply chain bottlenecks...

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

"Rising flood waters surround aid camp in South Sudan putting tens of thousands at risk. "A displaced persons camp with the same population as Oxford is surrounded on all sides by rising flood waters. Aid workers fear that the mud dikes could soon break, leaving tens...

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

"Why the global inflation surge could signal an economic collapse. "The link between inflation and asset price collapse or debt market implosion might have been forgotten, but it is still there. Policymakers cannot afford to ignore the increasingly shaky state of the...

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

"19th November was a historic day in NW Europe. Temperatures rose to 17.9C [64.2F] in Norway ,with Oslo recording its latest 15C [59F] in history. "Warmest night in Denmark so late in the year and also very warm in Scotland with Aberdeen recording a summerlike minimum...

19th November 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Anti-coal protesters shut down world’s largest coal port... Port of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. "This is a continuation of a sustained protest movement against the port by the Blockade Australia group. Protests by the group have disrupted the port and...

18th November 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

12 tornados batter Sicily in 24 hours [update: 14, according to Weather Sicily; link below]; one killed. https://www.weathersicily.it/sicilia-registrati-14-tornado-in-24-ore-perche-cosi-tanti/ The latest storm has increased the death count following repeated extreme...

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