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 Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Volatility Index Sounds Alarm While Greed Engulfs Global Markets: Fears unleashed by the once-in-a-century pandemic are clinging onto volatility markets even as stocks boom to record highs and Wall Street speculators gorge on every risk. "For all the euphoria in...

26th Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Two Canterbury towns [New Zealand] have recorded all-time record temperatures today, with others breaking January highs. "According to NIWA, Cheviot and Akaroa reached all-time record high temperatures with 38 [100.4F] and 37.9 degrees [100.2F] Celcius respectively....

25th Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Signs of bubbles are everywhere... there’s a risk markets will lurch as investors take money off the table... "“Central banks [in advanced economies] are in a global liquidity trap,” says Jerome Jean Haegeli, chief economist at the Swiss Re Institute in Zurich. "“The...

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

"The ongoing collapse of the world's aquifers: All over the world—from the Netherlands to Indonesia to Mexico City—geology is conspiring with climate change to sink the ground under humanity’s feet. "More punishing droughts mean the increased draining of aquifers, and...

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

“Two bubbles – America’s stock market and China’s property market – dominate the global economy. The Covid-19 bubble is the weirdest in history, forming and expanding rapidly in a collapsing global economy... "...like any movie, this will come to an end. Could it end...

21st Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Some 2,000 homes in Greater Manchester [UK] were evacuated last night due to Storm Christoph. Boris Johnson vowed to help every part of Britain prepare in the case of flooding amid torrential rainfall. "Britain's roads were plunged into turmoil as two months' of rain...

20th Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Asset bubbles bursting, IT infrastructure breaking down, price instability and debt crises loom in the next five years as the coronavirus pandemic leaves behind a "lost generation" of young people facing an increasingly precarious future. "These are the stand-out...

19th Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Indonesia's President Joko Widodo on Monday (Jan 18) travelled to South Kalimantan to witness what he described as possibly the worst flooding in 50 years in the area. "At least 15 people have died and nearly 40,000 displaced as the country comes to grip with yet...

18th Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

“Stock markets are caught in a “rational bubble” that threatens to pop if the economy fails to catch up with record-breaking valuations, one of the world’s top market experts has warned. “There will be “serious and widespread unintended consequences” if global output...

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

"As temperatures rose across the entire county [California], Cal Poly recorded its highest ever daily winter temperature, smashing the previous record, according to PG&E meteorologist John Lindsey. "Lindsey tweeted Friday afternoon that temperatures reached 93...

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