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Dan Chester

Dan Chester

PhD Candidate, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University
Dan Chester is a PhD researcher at Lancaster University. His research, contributing to the Timescales and Investment Dynamics in the Economy (TIDE) project under the ESRC/NIESR Rebuilding Macroeconomics network, investigates how the turnover dynamics of capital assets determine the inertia of economies, particularly in the context of a rapid climate transition where large financial values may be at risk.

https://www.rebuildingmacroeconomics.ac.uk/timescales-and-investment-dynamics-

Climate Change Series

Climate transition delay could cost the UK trillions

Dec 04, 2021 01:55 am UTC| Economy

From power plants to coffee cups or your childhood home, everything that makes up the economy has a life expectancy. Much of what we make and consume lasts just weeks, months or years. However, lots of infrastructure...

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Economy

US trustee in J&J bankruptcy case balks at lawyer's $2,465 hourly rate

The US is objecting to a Johnson Johnson subsidiary LTL Management LLCs bid to add Neal Katyal to its legal team for its bankruptcy case due to the latters hourly rate of $2,465. The case is being utilized by Johnson ...

Nike to release LeBron 19 in "Hard Hat" colorway on Ju;y 2

Nike is releasing the Hard Hat colorway of its LeBron 19 on July 1, 2022r, showing that it is all about having the right tools to build a championship-worthy team. The upper, eyelets, midsole, and distinctive logo on...

Foreign banks in S. Korea suffer 4.5% drop in profits in 2021

​The net profit of 35 foreign bank branches in South Korea dropped 4.5 percent to 1.15 trillion won in the fiscal year of 2021, down 53.5 billion won from a year earlier due to an increase in securities-linked losses amid...

KB Kookmin Bank, Emart opens hybrid convenience store

KB Kookmin Bank and Emart 24 have joined forces to launch a hybrid convenience store with a commercial bank. The companies revealed on Monday, May 23, that they have opened a shop in Cheongju, North Chungcheong...

Pulmuone launches vegan restaurant in Seoul

Pulmuone Food Culture Co. Ltd., the cafeteria service management unit of Pulmuone Seoul-based food producer, has launched a vegan restaurant inside a shopping mall complex located in the posh district of Gangnam. The...

Politics

Joe Biden says Vladimir Putin wants to "eliminate" Ukraine's identity

US President Joe Biden has led the Wests response to Russias unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. During his visit to Japan this week, Biden said Russian dictator Vladimir Putin is looking to destroy Ukraines identity in this...

Iran will avenge death of Revolutionary Guard colonel, says Ebrahim Raisi

This week, Iran has pledged to take revenge for the killing of one of its top officials in the Revolutionary Guard. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi made the pledge amidst a time of uncertainty over the nuclear deal. In...

Jared Kushner, Steve Mnuchin used their positions to secure investments from foreign leaders for respective business interests

Donald Trumps son-in-law and former White House adviser Jared Kushner oversaw policies related to the Middle East. A new report reveals that he, along with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, used their government positions...

Donald Trump lawsuit: Michael Cohen's testimony could pose perjury charges for ex-POTUS

Twice-impeached, former US President Donald Trump is facing several legal battles and investigations. One lawsuit might lead to the former president also facing charges of perjury based on the testimony of his former...

Science

Hyundai Mobis’ monitoring system reduces drowsy driving risks by 30%

Hyundai Mobis Co. has come up with an in-house brainwave-based driver monitoring system that can reduce the risk of drowsy driving by up to one-third. The system, dubbed M.Brain, is a wearable earpiece that continuously...

California start-up Bionaut Labs to send tiny robots on voyage into brains

California start-up Bionaut Labs will conduct its first clinical trials on sending miniature robots deep inside the human skull to treat brain disorders The tiny injectable robots can be guided through the brain using...

Kirin, Meiji University develop electric chopsticks that make low-salt food taste salty

Food producer Kirin and Meiji University have developed a pair of chopsticks that stimulate the taste of salt in foods with low salt content through extensive research. This technology, which has yet to be named,...

Japanese researchers develop plastic with self-repairing powers

Japanese researchers have found a way to create self-repairing plastics that can be used in many products and reduce the amount of waste now polluting the planet. It might have practical applications for home...

Osaka University team proves safety of iPS-based cornea transplant

An Osaka University research team has concluded that the worlds first clinical trial, transplanting corneal tissues derived from induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPS cells, was safe and effective. According to the...

Technology

Instagram Sans typeface launches as part of its brand’s ‘visual refresh’

Instagram announced on Monday that its brand is going through a visual refresh. That move entails launching a new typeface called Instagram Sans, along with a new look for its logo and a new layout for posts on the...

Samsung finally releases Google Assistant on Galaxy Watch 4

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 users waited for months for the release of Google Assistant on the wearable device. After a leak and a teaser released early, the company finally announced the update that brings the digital...

WhatsApp to drop iOS 11 and iOS 12 support in October

Widely used mobile apps typically drop support for older operating systems that, in turn, affect several phone models. It has been reported recently that WhatsApp is planning to do the same for years-old iOS, but it is...

Report: Apple, Amazon were among ‘potential suitors’ for EA acquisition and merger deal

Electronic Arts, widely known as EA, reportedly shopped around to look for a potential acquisition and merger deal. And among the interested parties were major players in the tech world, including Apple and Amazon. The...
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