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.

4th Jan 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The 'black swan' Covid catastrophe shows us just how fragile our world is: "Covid-19 has forced us to rethink the way we work, how we shop, the role of government, how the economy works at a national and global level. "Above all, it has shown us how fragile...

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

"Some 1 million people in South Sudan have been displaced or isolated for months by the worst flooding in memory, with the intense rainy season a sign of climate change. "The waters began rising in June, washing away crops, swamping roads and worsening hunger and...

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

"Central bankers will spend 2021 trying to tame the debt monsters they made in 2020. The pandemic-induced market meltdown forced Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell to buy corporate debt for the first time, while European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde unveiled...

31st December 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"A new world record for high air pressure has provisionally been set in a high mountain valley in Mongolia. An automatic weather station in Tsetsen-Uul, in western Zavkhan province, recorded a mean sea-level pressure of 1,094.3 millibars along with bitter temperatures...

30th December 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

We ain't seen nothing yet: "In a year of general upheaval, 2020 also gave rise to mass protests around the world. "Though some tackled familiar themes like democratic freedoms, women’s rights and racial justice, others found new causes to rally behind as the emergence...

29th December 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"After record heat comes extreme cold to Russian Arctic coast: "The year is coming to a close with temperatures down to minus 50 °C [-58F] in parts of northern Siberia... as if in a last counter offensive, a wounded Arctic in late December hit back with a freeze...

28th December 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"5 Charts showing how covid impacted the global economy in 2020: Many countries went into months of lockdown in 2020 in a bid to stem the spread of Covid-19, which reduced cross-border travel and accelerated job losses. "Governments increased spending to cushion the...

27th December 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

Severe winter flooding seems to be an annual occurrence in the UK now: "Severe flooding across parts of the UK has caused chaos and concern for residents during the festive period... "Storm Bella has swept across swathes of the UK, bringing heavy rainfall, floods and...

23rd December 2020 – Happy Christmas!

I'll be shutting up shop for the festive season, returning with my next thread on 27th December. In the meantime, I wish you all a very merry Christmas and send special thanks to everyone who has subscribed or donated. 2020 has been challenging for me and the...

23rd December 2020 Today’s Round-Up of Eco-News

Extreme weather reporting is hitting a Christmas lull so we have more of an eco-thread today: "A ship fuel scandal is being uncovered that looks likely to be larger than the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal. It involves some of the biggest names in the global oil and...

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