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.

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

"Hottest day ever for Northern Ireland... [Saturday] was the hottest day on record with Ballywatticock, near Newtownards in County Down, recording a temperature of 31.2C / 88.2F. "The previous high was 30.8C set in the summers of 1976 and 1983."...

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

"Hot spots have mushroomed across the world in 2021, adding multiple international crises to President Biden's formidable domestic to-do list. "...Cracks in the global order, which had been presided over by unrivaled American influence since the end of the Cold War,...

17th July 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"The world is facing unprecedented levels of drought. "In the U.S., nearly half the mainland is currently afflicted, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The situation is especially dire in the Northwest, which is facing some of its driest...

16th July 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Global Hunger Is Back With a Vengeance... The surge in prices of major agricultural commodities is hitting the world’s poor especially hard... "Lives are quite literally at stake, and those who endure chronic food shortages often suffer awful long-term damage to...

15th July 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Nine people have died and more than 70 are missing following severe floods [from "once in a generation" rain] in western Germany, police say. "Four deaths were reported south of Bonn in the Ahrweiler district, which is a wine-growing region on the Ahr river that...

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

A rare Sunday thread, as I have to be away from my desk Monday through Wednesday. Back Thursday! "Death Valley, Calif., soared to a searing 130 degrees on Friday. If confirmed, it would match the highest known temperature on the planet since at least 1931, which...

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

"Eleven people dying from hunger a minute as pandemic fuels starvation crisis, warns Oxfam... "The economic fallout of the public health emergency, conflict and climate change has deepened the plight in existing hotspots and established "new epicentres of hunger", a...

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

"As Arctic melt sets early July record, hard times lie ahead for ice... "Arctic sea ice fell to its lowest extent on record for this time of year on July 5, even though the spring had so far been relatively cool and stormy — conditions that, in the past, would have...

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

"Here are four reasons the West is headed for a ‘very drastic crisis,’ according to a veteran economist... Patrick Artus, a senior economics adviser at French bank Natixis and a professor at the Paris School of Economics... says a crisis is “inevitable.” "[Sovereign]...

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

"Nordic region, Arctic Circle feel the heat as record-high temperatures hit world... Towns in Sweden and Finland registered record-high temperatures as wildfires spread across eastern Russia "Temperatures in several towns in the north of the Nordic peninsula reached...

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