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.

6th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

“The likelihood of a co-ordinated global economic rebound from the coronavirus pandemic has diminished as slower vaccination rollouts and a fresh wave of infections in some countries result in “sharply divergent growth prospects”, according to exclusive research for...

5th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"At least 71 people have died after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and East Timor on Sunday. Torrential rain sparked widespread destruction in the South East Asian neighbours, with water from overflowing dams submerging thousands of homes. "The affected...

3rd April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

The news cycle is quietening down for the Easter break. If there's enough news to put together either an economic or climate thread, depending on which is looking most interesting, I'll be back on Monday. Failing that, I'll certainly be back on Tuesday. Have a great...

2nd April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Archegos avalanche shows cracks are hidden under the surface... There are worrying pockets of bizarre price behaviour in the shadow banking world... the episode exposes broader vulnerabilities in the financial system. "After all, as any back-country skier knows,...

1st April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

This story only available in German but hopefully GoogleTranslate will oblige you. 27.2C [81F] really an extraordinary temperature for Germany in March: "A new [German] temperature record for March was set at 27.2 degrees [81F] on March 31, 2021 in...

31st March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Protest movements are on the rise worldwide amid deepening inequalities and job crises worsened by the continuing coronavirus pandemic. "In 2020, widespread COVID lockdowns sparked protests in countries across the world, with millions marching through the streets...

30th March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

Today's thread dedicated to my diligent and endlessly supportive webmaster, without whom I could not put these threads together and whose birthday it is today: "Some of the heaviest rainfall in Nashville's history caused flooding that killed at least six people over...

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

“How China is prepping for global financial meltdown… “…With interest rates still near the lowest levels in history and stock market valuations at all-time record highs, according to some indicators, it’s understandable why there are such high levels of concern in...

27th March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Kuwait Records Hottest March Temperature Ever Amid Dust Storms and Locusts: "It’s freaking hot in Kuwait right now. On Thursday, the country recorded a temperature of 112.3 degrees Fahrenheit (44.6 degrees Celsius). That’s the hottest temperature the country—and the...

26th March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"With stock markets decoupled from economic reality, the only way may be down: "Central bankers may continue to insist that things are fine, but the markets will eventually conclude that if bonds continue to fall, inflation continues to rise, and defaults continue to...

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