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.

20th December 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Linchpin to Biden’s $1.75 trillion infrastructure bill pulls support... US senator Joe Manchin, a moderate Democrat who represents a crucial vote for Biden’s bill, said he would not support the package... "Manchin has been holding off on publicly announcing whether...

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

"At least 12 people have died in flash floods caused by heavy rains overnight in northern and northeastern Iraq, Erbil mayor Nabz Abdulhamid told CNN Friday... "Iraq has witnessed record-low rainfall this year, but officials have warned about sporadic heavy rainfall,...

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

"Global Debt Reaches a Record $226 Trillion. "In 2020, we observed the largest one-year debt surge since World War II, with global debt rising to $226 trillion as the world was hit by a global health crisis and a deep recession [the deepest since the 1930's]. "Debt...

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

"Historic wind storm slam central U.S., with tornadic storms in Iowa... Winds have gusted to 70 to 100-plus mph. Minnesota and northern Iowa could see their first December tornadoes on record as derecho barrels eastward... "“The Central U.S. has never seen a December...

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

"Amid drought, conflict and rocketing prices, a global food crisis could be approaching, top expert warns... "Because of the pandemic, global hunger shot up by an estimated 118 million people worldwide in 2020, jumping to 768 million people, the most since as far back...

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

"Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier ice shelf could collapse within five years... a large portion of the glacier is about to lose its tenuous grip on the seafloor, and that will dramatically speed up its seaward slide... "...were the whole thing to fall into the ocean, it...

13th December Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Bird Flu Is Raging, Adding to the Risks for Food Inflation. "More than 40 countries across Europe, Asia and Africa have seen outbreaks since May, according to World Organisation for Animal Health data. It’s threatening to drive food prices, which are near record...

11th December 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"‘This should all be ice’: the Arctic melt leaving Inuit without food... “This should all be ice,” sighs Ted Irniq, an Inuit outfitter and hunter, gesturing out over Frobisher Bay, Iquluit’s main route to the outside world. Instead, water laps at the shore... "Beyond...

10th December 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Investors brace for the highest [US] inflation reading in nearly 40 years. "If the consensus is correct, the last time inflation was this high was in the early years of the Reagan administration – as the U.S. found itself amid a steep and persistent recession... What...

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

"New source of potent greenhouse gas emissions identified in permafrost. "It may not be the headline star of the climate change discussion, but nitrous oxide (N2O) is still a potent greenhouse gas – and now it looks like we may have underestimated how much is being...

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