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The climate change has a price tag and it could be expensive for the world, the increasing greenhouse gas emissions will exert a growing economic impact on countries leading to price rises, slow-paced technological changes, and slow growth in per-capita incomes. In this exclusive series, we highlight the various climatic and growth scenarios, analysis of economic and environmental costs, damaging eco-systems, changes in socio-economic structures and living situations.

Climate Change Series

Developing countries can prosper without increasing emissions

Sep 22, 2017 03:35 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

One of the ironies of fighting climate change is that developed countries which have benefited from decades or centuries of industrialisation are now asking developing countries to abandon highly polluting...

Climate Change Series

Costly signals needed to deliver inconvenient truth

Aug 16, 2017 12:30 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

A little over half the worlds population sees climate change as a serious problem (54% according to a 40-nation Pew Research survey). Coincidentally, roughly the same number identify as Christian or Muslim (55%). On the...

Climate Change Series

Climate Change Killing Hundreds Of Thousands In Europe

Aug 08, 2017 15:48 pm UTC| Technology

The vast majority of scientists all over the world have already settled on the existence of climate change and the huge role that humanity has played in speeding it up. Now, new data is coming in that indicates how many...

Climate Change Series

Inaction on climate change risks leaving future generations $530 trillion in debt

Jul 19, 2017 11:19 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

By continuing to delay significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, we risk handing young people alive today a bill of up to US$535 trillion. This would be the cost of the negative emissions technologies required to...

Climate Change Series

Rising sea temperatures will hit fisheries and communities in poor countries the hardest

Jul 12, 2017 19:21 pm UTC| Insights & Views Nature

Despite having some of the worlds smallest carbon footprints, small island developing states and the worlds least-developed countries will be among the places most vulnerable to climate changes impacts on marine life, new...

Climate Change Series

Carbon Dioxide Emissions: U.S. vs. China and India in climate debate part 3

Jun 29, 2017 12:33 pm UTC| Commentary

On 1st June of 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump announced United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord (PCA) portraying the deal to be an unfair one American people and American workers. There has been a furor...

Climate Change Series

Volcanoes under the ice: melting Antarctic ice could fight climate change

Jun 16, 2017 05:05 am UTC| Nature

Iron is not commonly famous for its role as a micronutrient for tiny organisms dwelling in the cold waters of polar oceans. But iron feeds plankton, which in turn hold carbon dioxide in their bodies. When they die, the...

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Economy

Polish industrial output and retail sales data come in strong in January, GDP growth likely to be strong

Polands official statistics office released another set of monthly macroeconomic data, which indicate towards very robust performance of the Polish economy in the first quarter of this year. While the Polish industrial...

Polish industrial output and retail sales data come in strong in January, GDP growth likely to be strong

Polands official statistics office released another set of monthly macroeconomic data, which indicate towards very robust performance of the Polish economy in the first quarter of this year. While the Polish industrial...

UK gilts jump after unemployment rate worsens beyond expectations in December

The UK gilts jumped Wednesday after the countrys unemployment rate for the month of December came in worse than market expectations, leading investors to flock into safe-haven instruments. Markets will now focus on Bank of...

German bunds jump ahead of February manufacturing, services PMI

The German bunds jumped during early European session Wednesday as investors wait to watch the countrys manufacturing as well as services PMI for the month of February, both scheduled to be released today by 08:30GMT...

USD/INR likely to head for 65.00 mark amid intensifying risk aversion arising from India’s widening trade deficit, says Scotiabank

The USD/INR currency pair is expected to head for the 65.00 mark amid intensifying risk aversion arising from Indias widening trade deficit, the PNB fraud, and rising 10-year U.S. Treasury yield, after rallying through the...

Politics

Hunger in the lucky country – charities step in where government fails

The non-profit organisation Foodbank released its report Fighting Hunger in Australia this month. Like earlier research it reported that around 15% of Australians experienced food insecurity an extraordinary figure...

For black celebrities like Oprah, it's impossible to be apolitical

Oprah Winfreys rousing Golden Globe speech has many speculating whether the media mogul will become a presidential candidate in 2020, with some pundits questioning the merits of another celebrity president. But to...

Politicians are inflating the evidence used to justify tax increases

Chris Doucouliagos, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Deakin Business School and Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University Many government policies are flawed because...

GOP tax plan doubles down on policies that are crushing the middle class

The U.S. middle class has always had a special mystique. It is the heart of the American dream. A decent income and home, doing better than ones parents, and retiring in comfort are all hallmarks of a middle-class...

What does Ramaphosa's victory mean for South Africa's economy?

A great deal is expected from Cyril Ramaphosa who was elected as the president of South Africas governing party, the African National Congress (ANC). This positions him to become the countrys president in 2019. Sibonelo...

Science

UBI Helps People Be More Productive And Work More, Study Claims

The topic of universal basic income (UBI) has been a hot-button issue among economists, financial experts, legislators, and tech industry giants for years. Some say that it will increase productivity while others claim the...

Startup Raises $250M To Use Placenta To Extend Life And Cure Cancer

Companies have been trying to unlock the secrets to regenerative medicine for years and one startup just raised $250 million by intending to use human placenta to do so. The company believes that using the disposable...

Ozone Layer Update; Not Recovering As Expected For Unknown Reasons

In the late 90s, the issue regarding the hole in the ozone layer was big in the public consciousness, but it quickly faded in light of a new gigantic threat in the form of climate change. In recent years, scientists have...

Early Britons Had Dark Skin And Curly Hair, Research Claims

Most people have gotten used to the idea that the British Isles have always been populated with light-skinned, straight-haired humans that are predominantly found in todays UK. However, research indicates that this was...

Scientists Wants To Use Poison As Male Birth Control

The pharmaceutical industry or indeed the drug market has historically used a variety of organic substances and resources to create medicine for various applications. Several poisonous plants, for example, have been turned...

Technology

UN Chief Wants A Geneva Convention For Cyber Warfare

Over the decades, member countries of the UN have agreed to certain stipulations related to the matter of war. Basically, certain practices are to be banned and there are rules to be observed, particularly with regards to...

More Signs Of Spotify’s Hardware Ambitions Crop Up

While Spotify did build its business as a software entity, signs that it plans on selling hardware have become more and more apparent. Now, several job descriptions posted by the company are adding a tank of fuel on this...

Doom Gets Motion Control On The Switch, Follows Splatoon Formula

Motion controls have always been a tricky subject in the video game industry. So far, Nintendo has been the reigning king in this arena, what with its excellent Wii hardware. With the Switch, the company has taken things...

Amazon Uses Cashback To Increase Whole Foods Shopping By Prime Members

When it was announced that Amazon was buying Whole Foods, many wondered what changes the merchant giant would implement. As it turns out, not that much, at least for now. One of Amazons more major moves with regards to the...

This SSD Can Hold Up To 30TB Of Data, Props To Samsung

With digital media eating up more and more space, the need for bigger storage has been at the forefront of tech companies strategies in developing various products. In the case of Samsung, it recently unveiled an SSD that...
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