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.

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

"Coral Reef Cover, Biodiversity, and Fish Catches Have Declined by Half Since the 1950s. "Coral reefs around the world are under threat because of climate change, overfishing, pollution, and more... the findings show that the significant loss in coral reef coverage...

17th September 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

“Stagflation Fears Cast Longer Shadow on Markets as Energy Surges… ““The next big issue confronting markets could well be energy prices,” said Jeffrey Halley, senior market analyst at Oanda Asia Pacific Pte… “I am actually getting quite concerned as we head into...

16th September 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Government spokesperson Gabriel Attal announced on Wednesday that a state of emergency for natural disaster would be recognised next week in the Gard department in the south east of France after violent storms caused major damage... ""Nothing suggested an event of...

15th September 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Climate change is posing a bigger risk to bank balance sheets than the subprime mortgage crisis that contributed to the Great Recession, according to the co-author of a new study on the vulnerability of commercial loans. "The study, conducted by the sustainability...

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

"The number of extremely hot days every year when the temperature reaches 50C has doubled since the 1980s, a global BBC analysis has found. ⁠ "They also now happen in more areas of the world than before, presenting unprecedented challenges to human health and to how...

13th September 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

“Here’s an Inconvenient Truth: The [US] Growth Slowdown Goes Beyond the Delta Variant. ⁠ “Everyone knew that economic growth was going to slow from the second quarter. But it wasn’t supposed to happen so soon—or so sharply. The Covid-19 Delta variant is the obvious...

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

"The U.S. just had its hottest summer on record. The United States had its hottest summer on record this year, narrowly edging out the previous milestone that was set 85 years ago during the Dust Bowl. ⁠ "The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced...

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

"Fed Officials’ Trading Draws Outcry, and Fuels Calls for Accountability. Central bank regional presidents traded securities in markets in which Fed choices mattered in 2020. Here’s why critics find that troubling... ⁠"The Fed has gone from serving as a lender of last...

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

"This summer was Europe's hottest on record as Mediterranean heat soared. Europe experienced its hottest summer on record this year and temperatures in the Mediterranean smashed records by large margins, the European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service said...

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

"The world economy risks turning stagflationary. While policy makers once hoped we’d now be seeing decent growth and slowing inflation, obstacles to that outlook are emerging by the day. ⁠ "The mounting concern now is of a toxic mixture of weak demand and accelerating...

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