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.

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

"Summer 2021 in Russia was the warmest on record together with 2016 [an El Nino year].Only Chukotka Peninsula had a below average summer. ⁠ "It was the hottest summer on records in Asian Russia and 2nd behind 2010 in European Russia. In St Petersburg it was the...

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

“Russia’s central bank says a new financial crisis on the scale of the 2008 collapse could happen in less than 18 months if global inflation is not kept in check. ⁠ “A surge in public and private sector debt levels during the recovery from the pandemic could cause the...

4th September 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"New Zealand just had its warmest winter - again... ⁠ "The figures, derived from the Niwa's "seven-station" temperature series reaching to 1909, also show seven of the 10 warmest winters on record have occurred since 2000. Last year's winter came in at 1.14C above...

3rd September 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

“Your Food Prices Are at Risk as the World Runs Short of Workers… Across the world, a dearth of workers is shaking up food supply chains. ⁠ “In Vietnam, the army is assisting with the rice harvest. In the U.K., farmers are dumping milk because there are no truckers to...

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

"New York City has suffered its wettest hour on record - and a state of emergency has been declared as Storm Ida sparks flash floods. ⁠ "More than 80mm [3.15 inches] of rain fell in Central Park the space of 60 minutes - eclipsing the previous record of 49mm [1.94...

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

"The troubling parallels between supply chains and securitisation: The 2008 US housing crisis revealed the shortcomings of securitisation. The opaque, highly complex, interdependent process that moved slices of Kentucky home loans to buyers such as municipalities in...

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

"Floodwaters are rising across eastern India, where hundreds of thousands of people are stranded on the roofs of their homes or have fled to higher ground as more torrential rain fell. ⁠ "Incessant downpours for more than a week made the Brahmaputra and other rivers...

30th August 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Global weather disruptions, food commodity prices, and economic activity: A global warning for advanced countries. ⁠ "The world is expected to see a significant rise in the frequency, duration, and intensity of extreme weather events... ⁠ "...the consequences of...

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

"Climate change: Global greenhouse gas levels were highest ever in 2020 despite lockdowns, study finds... Any hopes that pandemic lockdowns dented the build up of greenhouse gases have been dashed as a new report confirmed that global levels reached their highest on...

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

"The pandemic-induced global slump is just part of a 20-year financial crisis... the global economy is in the middle of a long crisis – as it was when the first Jackson Hole symposium was held – and there’s not a lot Powell et al can do about it. ⁠ "Central banks have...

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