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.

15th Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Shocks to supply chains are engulfing a wider swath of the global economy as the pandemic rages on, threatening to stifle Asia’s trade-led recovery just as soaring freight rates make it harder for businesses to weather another year like 2020. "Shortages of consumer...

14th Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

No link as there is no English language (or indeed other) news-source I can find for this [h/t extremetemps on Twitter]: Russia and Turkey have had their warmest January day's on record. Parts of Turkey experienced temperatures of 30c (that's 86F) at *night*, hotter...

13th January 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Fitch sounds alarm over government borrowing binge:  "Credit ratings agency warns on impact of soaring borrowing on global growth and "toxic" issue of cancelling eurozone debt. "Soaring public debt risks damaging global growth as investors plough money into...

12th Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Rescue workers were among at least 11 Indonesians killed as two landslides in quick succession devastated a village in West Java. The landslides were reported three-and-a-half hours apart on Saturday at Cihanjuang Village in the Sumedang district of West Java, 150...

11th Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"As spending climbs and revenue falls, the coronavirus forces a global reckoning: "A rising ‘debt tsunami’ threatens even stable, peaceful middle-income countries... The pandemic is hurtling heavily leveraged nations into an economic danger zone, threatening to...

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

"At least six people have died and nearly 50,000 evacuated in Malaysia after monsoon rains pounded the country’s east coast, authorities said, causing what residents described as the worst flooding in half a century... "Heavy rains continued to batter the region on...

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

“Global food prices reached a six-year high in December and are likely to keep rising into 2021, adding to pressure on household budgets while hunger surges around the world. “A United Nations gauge of food prices has jumped 18% since May, as adverse weather,...

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

"A dramatic spike in temperatures is occurring at high altitudes above the North Pole, where the air is thin and typically frigid. Known as a sudden stratospheric warming event, experts say it’s likely to have potentially significant repercussions for winter weather...

6th Jan 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"World Economy Faces Debt Doom Loop: The world economy will be exiting the pandemic weighed down by much bigger debts and increased inequality that could hobble growth in the longer term. That was one of the memes making the rounds at the annual meeting of the...

5th Jan 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Barely two weeks after a prolific ocean-effect snowstorm dropped seven feet of snow and stranded thousands of motorists, the new year in Japan kicked off with another severe snowstorm. Up to another 85 inches fell through Saturday amid strong winds and record cold...

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.

 

Become my patron on Patreon

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

Thank you!

“With the inundation of so much depressing news, Justin Panopticon presents it in a succinct format that one can quickly go thru and see the big picture of climate and economics/politics to stay current and if a particle topic is of interest one can delve into the details… I try never to miss any of his posts…I am a Patreon of his work.

– Karina S.

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscription options

Please help keep these updates coming by supporting me on Patreon. Thank you!

https://www.patreon.com/JustinPanopticon

“With the inundation of so much depressing news, Justin Panopticon presents it in a succinct format that one can quickly go thru and see the big picture of climate and economics/politics to stay current and if a particle topic is of interest one can delve into the details… I try never to miss any of his posts…I am a Patreon of his work.

– Karina S.

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.