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.

14th June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Chamoli disaster [India]: 'It hit the valley floor like 15 atomic bombs'... A wedge of glacier-covered rock more than 500m wide and 180m thick just suddenly let go. "The team calculates almost 27 million cubic metres of material was put into a minute-long descent...

12th June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Fresh Covid-19 Outbreaks in Asia Disrupt Global Shipping, Chip Supply Chain: An outbreak at one of the world’s busiest ports in southern China has led to global shipping delays, while infections at key points in the semiconductor supply chain in Taiwan and Malaysia...

11th June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"In yet another sign of the devastating effects of the expansive drought in the western United States, Lake Mead, the nation's largest reservoir, has dropped to its lowest level since it was filled in the late 1930s. "Early Thursday, the water level fell to 1,071.48...

10th June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

“If 2020 was the year of the pandemic, 2021 is shaping up to be the year of stressed supply chains and the shortages economy. “In scale and scope, unprecedented supply shortages have had a cascading impact on global supply chains and prices of key inputs.”...

9th June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

Worth keeping an eye on, as high food prices are already an issue: "Spring wheat issues mount as US drought spreads... "The dryness in the northern latitudes of the US has been building for months, and the long-range forecasters say the weather pattern appears to be...

8th June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Covid far worse for work than 2008 financial crash: UN. "The United Nations said Monday that the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on the world of work was four times worse than the 2008 economic crisis. The UN’s International Labour Organization said the pandemic had had a...

7th June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"6th June was a historic day in the United Arab Emirates. With 51.8C [125.2F] Swiehan tied the record of the highest temperature ever recorded in the country (same like Mezaira on 30 July 2017). "On 9 January nearby station of Raknah recorded the country's lowest...

5th June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Climate crisis will collapse our financial system, IMF official warns... Climate change could “absolutely” ignite a financial crisis, according to a top official from the International Monetary Fund. ""The climate crisis is slow in the making, but it’s potentially...

4th June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Parts of the Arctic sea ice are thinning up to twice as fast as previously thought, meaning some parts of the region could become ice-free by 2040 (sounds wildly optimistic to me, but ok...), according to new research. "The findings will raise fresh concerns about...

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

"As the pandemic subsides, here comes the crisis... When it comes to the economics of COVID-19, the worst symptoms may not appear until the virus has gone into remission... "Civil unrest has increased in the wake of other recent pandemics, a recent International...

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