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.

25th March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"The vast Russian region of Siberia will face hot and dry weather this year leading to more forest fires, forecasters said on Tuesday, linking the blazes to climate change... "Last year, a heatwave caused by changing climate in northern Siberia helped spark forest...

24th March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

“The entire US economy is about $22 trillion a year. The amount of money, as measured by M1, in the economy has …gone from $4 trillion to $16 trillion in the last year and is still rising fast… "The numbers have gotten so out of control in the M1 data that the Fed...

23rd March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Arctic methane release due to melting ice is likely to happen again: New research, published on today in Geology, indicates that during the last two global periods of sea-ice melt, the decrease in pressure [from loss of covering ice-sheets] triggered methane release...

22nd March Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The pandemic has skewed economic statistics around the world, leaving governments and economists struggling to determine policy and performance at a crucial point in the crisis. "Just when policymakers have to make some of the most important decisions on the economic...

20th March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Damn spill threatens Sydney suburbs amid record-breaking rain: Forecasters say they are concerned for suburbs along the Hawkesbury-Nepean River as Sydney's Warragamba Dam is predicted to spill later on Saturday afternoon as record-breaking floods wreak havoc along...

19th March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Brawls in shops as Lebanon's financial meltdown hits supply of food: "The collapse of Lebanon’s currency has forced many grocery shops to temporarily shut within the last 24 hours, raising fears that a country reliant on imports could soon face shortages of food......

18th March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"How microbes in permafrost could trigger a massive carbon bomb... thanks to rising temperatures, permafrost is fracturing and disappearing, leaving behind dramatic changes in the landscape... "Scientists are becoming increasingly worried that the thaw will lead to an...

17th March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

[A timely reminder that global growth was already constrained and excessively reliant on the creation of new debt *before* the pandemic.] “Global growth narrative set to shift as pre-pandemic legacy issues resurface… the old problems that dogged China’s economy before...

16th March 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Long forgotten Cold War experiment has revealed its icy secret. It’s bad news for the planet... "The findings, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, indicate that the biggest reservoir of ice in the Northern Hemisphere [the...

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

"Saving markets from a pandemic meltdown comes with a cost: ...Just as they had in 2008 when confronted by the global financial crisis, the central banks threw everything they had left in their GFC-depleted arsenals at the new [covid] crisis and even invented some new...

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