10th July 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"The year-long period ending in June was the wettest 12-month span in U.S. records that go back to 1895. This breaks a remarkable record that was set just a month earlier. "For the 48 contiguous U.S. states, precipitation averaged 37.86 inches from July 2018 to June...

10th July 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The yield on short-term Treasurys has been higher than on long-term notes for more than 30 consecutive trading sessions, a sign that investors are concerned about the durability of the decade-long economic expansion. "The yield on three-month bills has exceeded that...

9th July 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshold. "Now an MIT researcher has observed a similar phenomenon in a...

9th July 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Whether the world’s central banks are prepared to combat another slump is becoming less of a hypothetical question as the global economy shows signs of strain. The chances that the United States will enter a recession by next year have grown as manufacturing weakens...

8th July 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Climate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing countries for the profound impacts, the UN has warned. "Catastrophes such as cyclones Idai and Kenneth...

8th July 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The risk of a global downturn is now at its highest in at least four years, according to investors surveyed by Absolute Strategy Research. "Global bond markets have rallied in recent weeks as central banks respond to signs that major economies are looking...

4th July 2014 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"A tornado swept through the north-eastern Chinese province of Liaoning on Wednesday (July 3), killing six and injuring 190, the state broadcaster said, amid a series of "extreme" weather events that government forecasters have linked to climate change. "The tornado...

July 4th 2019 – Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Global manufacturing and construction sectors have already entered a downturn; the service sector is all that now stands between the economy and a full-blown recession. "Global manufacturers reported new export orders fell for a 10th month running in June, with the...

3rd July 2019 – Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"About 1.12 million people in south-western Japan were urged to flee to safety on Wednesday (July 3) as heavy rain continued to lash the region, bringing waist-deep floods in many areas and threatening deadly landslides... "Kagoshima bore the brunt of the torrential...

3rd July 2019 – Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Jobs losses. Factory closures. Trade war. Climate change. Britain is in a manufacturing recession, say businesses, and there is little reason to think it will escape the downturn anytime soon. "Business activity slumped last month at the fastest pace since the...

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