18th May 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"A powerful cyclone that formed in the Bay of Bengal is headed directly for the India-Bangladesh border, bringing with it the potential for major destruction and upheaval in two countries that are still battling the Covid-19 pandemic. "Cyclone Amphan has strengthened...

18th May 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Welcome to the First Global Economic Depression of Our Lifetimes… “We could well be looking at multiple defaults, which in turn could lead to the global financial crisis that policymakers are currently struggling to avoid, compounding global economic woes even...

15th May 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"It was a remarkably cold winter across the High Arctic, at least compared with the abnormally mild winters in many recent years. But the weather pattern has reversed this spring and unusually warm air is surging toward the North Pole, paving the way for the Arctic...

15th May 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Across the US, worries about having enough to eat are adding to the anxiety of millions of people, according to a survey that found 37 per cent of unemployed Americans ran out of food in the past month and 46 per cent said they worried about running out. "Even those...

14th May 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Heavy rain caused terrifying flash floods and landslides in Indonesia today (May 13). The downpours struck the Paya Tumpi area of Aceh Province dragging trees down from mountains and even washing away cars. "Panic-stricken locals fled when the torrent carrying rocks...

14th May 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The World Health Organisation has warned that coronavirus “may never go away” as its experts predicted that a global mental health crisis caused by the pandemic was looming. "The global health body on Wednesday cautioned against trying to predict how long coronavirus...

13th May 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Locals in Dudinka are preparing for this year’s spectacular show on the Yenisey. Every spring, the great Siberian river breaks up and pushes vast masses of ice down the flow towards the Arctic coast of the Kara Sea. "This year, the sight can be viewed earlier than...

13th May 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned that the global economy is deteriorating faster than expected and that growth could fall further in the coming months. "Kristalina Georgieva, the organisation’s managing director, said that it was likely to cut...

12th May 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"The world’s largest ecosystems may alter drastically faster than previously thought, according to a recent study published in Nature Communications, shedding new light on the behavior of climate tipping points. "Real-life cases reveal a pattern: bigger ecosystems...

12th May 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"COVID-19 represents a new kind of mystery when it comes to something as complex and critical to the world's economy as the global supply chain, for a number of reasons: The global spread of the virus and duration of the pandemic. "We have no idea when it will be...

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