12th September 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The global economy is set to dive deeper into the realm of negative interest rates as central banks look for new ways to spur growth amid signs of a looming slowdown. "The issue hit a fever pitch Wednesday morning as President Donald Trump tweeted that the Federal...

11th September 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"In conclusion, it would seem that the summer of 2019 was the warmest such on record for the Hawaiian islands... What was remarkable was how many daily record highs were tied or broken. "Why has it been so hot in Hawaii this summer? "The simple answer is that the sea...

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

"Alaska's summer of fire and no ice is smashing records. "With the Arctic warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, America's "Last Frontier" feels like the first in line to see, smell and feel the unsettling signs of a climate in crisis. "There are the smoky...

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

"The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has warned almost $200 trillion in public and private debt could be the catalyst for another global economic crisis if trust in government and financial institutions deteriorates... "A decade after...

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

"A powerful typhoon barrelled through Japan's Tokyo region early on Monday with record-breaking winds, killing one woman and leaving more than 900,000 homes without power. "Typhoon Faxai – the 15th of the season - made landfall in the city of Chiba, east of Tokyo,...

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

"The global bull run that started in 1985 is now one of the most intense in the debt market’s 700-year history, comparable with a deleveraging and economic growth spurt that followed the Napoleonic wars. "Despite longstanding predictions of the end of the bond bull...

6th September 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"June, July and August have never been this warm in the Arctic. Data from Russian and U.S weather institutes show that all the three months beat the records. "According to Roshydromet, the Russian meteorological institute, it was the area between the peninsulas of...

6th September 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"How much money would have to disappear from your bank account each month before you scrapped the whole thing? "A penny a year? That is not much to lose. Or 1pc of your savings? It might still be worth using the bank for the sake of security and for electronic...

5th September 2019 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"To no surprise, sea ice extent in the Arctic has once again been running well below normal and close to the 2012 extent, which is currently the year in which the record low annual minimum extent was set. "Due to recent atmospheric pattern changes, the rate of sea ice...

ABOUT THIS SITE

Weekday updates on both climate change and the global economy. Stay current with what’s happening around the world with a quick scan of top news.

 

Please help keep these updates coming by supporting me on Patreon here.

Thank you!!

If you have a comment, question or feedback, please contact me here.

To learn more about me and the ideas behind this blog, please visit here.

To learn how you can support the production of this blog, please go here.