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.

2nd June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Iceland's glaciers have lost around 750 square kilometres (290 square miles), or seven percent of their surface, since the turn of the millennium due to global warming, a study published on Monday showed... "Since 1890, the land covered by glaciers has decreased by...

1st June 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"‘Wuhan lab leak’ may be the biggest economic shock for decades: If intelligence services find a Chinese lab really did create Covid then global trade would collapse, triggering a huge financial crisis... "Here is the important question for the markets... and one no...

31st May 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"New Zealand flooding: state of emergency in Canterbury, with hundreds evacuated. Hundreds of people have been evacuated and many more face being forced to abandon their homes in New Zealand’s Canterbury region as heavy rains raise water levels and cause widespread...

29th May 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The price of breakfast: soaring costs bolster fears of global food inflation... Prices for bulk contracts of coffee, milk, sugar, wheat, oats and orange juice have jumped 28 per cent on average from 2019 levels, according to trading on US futures markets... "During...

28th May 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Arctic Wildfires Are Back With Record Blazes in Western Siberia. "Scientists are worried about the intensity of fires this early in the season... The Arctic suffered the worst wildfire season on record for the second year in a row in 2020."...

27th May 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"How billionaires’ secretive speculation threatens the next financial meltdown... Here’s the recipe: Start with a few billionaires. Next, let them put trillions of dollars in unregulated pools of capital. Next, add a dash of pandemic speculation. "What could possibly...

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

"Several Russian regions will experience “extreme hot weather” over the next few days... The freak weather conditions are expected to be most severe in the Volga River region and the Ural Mountains. Temperatures in these areas could rise to 37 degrees Celsius...

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

"Global rebound euphoria tests central bankers' nerves on risk: With the world barely through the worst of an unprecedented crisis, central bankers are already wondering if the next one is around the corner. "From Washington to Frankfurt, what began months ago as a...

24th May 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"22nd May [was] a historic day in the Russian Federation with the temperature rising to 39.7C [103.5F] at Khasavyurt in the Republic of Dagestan. This is the highest temperature ever recorded in spring in Russia." [Dagestan is a somewhat disputed territory, so whether...

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

"Coronavirus: how the massive pandemic debt bill has ‘reshaped the global economy for good’: Governments have offered unprecedented support for companies during the pandemic, pushing fiscal deficits to record highs, says the Economist Intelligence Unit. "But with low...

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