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.

15th Jan Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Food Prices Are Back to Where They Were in the 2011 Crop Crisis [which helped trigger the Arab Spring; see Tunisia below]. "Food is getting more expensive around the world due to increases in demand and scarcity because of transportation and supply chain issues. And...

14th Jan 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Australia Ties Record for Hottest Southern Hemisphere Day - it topped 123 degrees Fahrenheit in Western Australia [50.7C], tying the record for the hottest temperature ever recorded in the southern hemisphere... "Before this week, Australia has only crossed the...

Jan 13th 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"World Bank sees sharp world growth slowdown, 'hard landing' risk for poorer nations. "The World Bank on Tuesday cut its forecasts for economic growth in the United States, the Euro area and China and warned that high debt levels, rising income inequality and new...

12th Jan Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"11th January was a historic day in Buenos Aires. The City Observatory (OCBA) which data started in 1906, recorded its 2nd highest temperature ever with 41.1C [106F] only behind the Jan 1957 record of 43.3C. All time high at Punta Indio with 41.1C (previous 40.5C in...

11th Jan 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Emerging economies should gird for possible rough times as the US Federal Reserve prepares to raise interest rates and world economic growth slows because of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, the IMF warned Monday... "Higher interest rates mean financing costs for...

10th Jan 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"The death toll due to unprecedented snowfall and a rush of tourists in Pakistan's popular hill station of Murree reached 23 on Sunday after a minor girl, suffering from severe cold and pneumonia, died... "Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said... that the...

8th Jan 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Warning from Kazakhstan — energy and food inflation could ignite global political unrest this year... “High global prices for energy and food often serve as a leading indicator for outbreaks of civil unrest,” Hugo Brennan, head of EMEA Research, at global risk...

7th Jan 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Another sign things are getting weird: Lightning around the North Pole increased dramatically in 2021... "Vaisala, an environmental monitoring company that tracks lightning around the world, reported 7,278 lightning strokes occurred last year north of 80 degrees...

6th Jan 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The Federal Reserve may need to raise interest rates “sooner or at a faster pace” than officials had initially anticipated as the central bank seeks to tame soaring inflation, according to minutes from its latest meeting. "Minutes released on Wednesday from the...

5th Jan 2022 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Streets turn to rivers as flash floods hit Muscat, Oman, Jan 4th 2022... "Heavy rainfall caused flash floods throughout the city. "Roads were filled with water, as cars became submerged, making travel impossible... Citizens have been advised to remain in their...

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