INFLATION in Malaysia may not be as high as in the US, which hit 8.6% in May, but many are watching for upside inflation risks. Is the upward trend in prices a short-term phenomenon to the economic reopening, or does it indicate something more serious and global in nature? WithRead More →

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The Covid-19 pandemic has gradually subsided in many parts of the world, in line with notable progress in the rollout of the vaccine. Mobility and economic activities have increased considerably. As demand increases with the resumption of economic activities, commodity prices have alsoRead More →

Emerging markets (EM) have long struggled to contain the financial turmoil that has hit them amid the US Federal Reserve’s focus on tightening financial conditions.To tame rising prices, the Fed is embarking on its most aggressive round of interest rate hikes in two decades, helping to push the dollar higherRead More →

Workers load consumer goods onto supply trucks at a wholesale market in Kolkata, India, December 14, 2021. REUTERS/Rupak of Chowdhuri Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register Retail price inflation will remain above RBI’s tolerance range Wheat and steel exports will be affected India’s fiscal deficit in 2022/23Read More →

It’s one thing to know the risk, and it’s another to do something about it. Did we know there could be another racist attack like the one in Buffalo? Yes. We have seen white supremacy gain strength. We have seen the proliferation of weapons of military quality. A trail ofRead More →

The Regional District of Nanaimo has a better understanding of wildfire threats after creating rural hazard reports. Diamond Head Consulting Ltd. analyzed public lands in electoral areas of the RDN last July and August, a staff report said. The plans examine wildfire risk for areas where development borders the forestRead More →

The candid communication could pressure the Pritzker administration and state lawmakers to reconsider parts of last year’s landmark Climate and Employment Equity Act, the centerpiece of which is the elimination by 2045 of power plants powered by fossil fuels. Power producers have told state officials they won’t be planning anyRead More →

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are not new concepts. New reporting guidelines, such as the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD); recent allegations of greenwashing; and investor scrutiny sees ESG becoming a staple on most insurers’ renewal checklists for clients. This leads to the following question: why isRead More →

Summary The climate crisis is increasingly recognized as an obstacle to peace and stability, especially in fragile contexts. Research has highlighted how the impacts of climate change can aggravate existing fragility, increasing the likelihood of population displacement, food insecurity, international conflicts over water, instability in export-dependent countries fossil fuels andRead More →

Sri Lanka could run out of fuel and food next month, according to the former energy minister. Udaya Gammanpila was sacked earlier this year for criticizing government policy that has brought the country to the brink of bankruptcy. The former energy minister told Sky News that the economic crisis inRead More →

There are two fronts in the Russian invasion of Ukraine: one is physical combat and airstrikes and the other is in cyberspace, where cybersecurity experts fight disinformation, psychological warfare and cyberattacks. Cyberattacks of this nature can and have resulted in power outages, rail disruptions, disruption of electoral voting systems and,Read More →

iantfoto/E+ via Getty Images As the Russian-Ukrainian conflict continues to rage, global energy markets are experiencing unprecedented volatility, with the power and renewables sector being no exception. On the back of global fuel markets already strained since last year, the conflict has pushed spot prices for coal and gas atRead More →

A study published Wednesday in the journal Nature Communication warns that attempting to tackle the climate crisis using geoengineering – a method often promoted by the fossil fuel industry – could have the devastating consequence of exposing an additional billion people in countries vulnerable to malaria, a mosquito-borne disease. “SimulationsRead More →

(Left to right, front) Russian President Vladimir Putin, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Roscosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin arrive by helicopter at the Vostochny Cosmodrome. Photo: The Paper Russian President Vladimir Putin called the situation in Ukraine a “tragedy” and peace talks were at an “impasse” during his meeting withRead More →

Rising fuel costs threaten airlines’ efforts to return to profitability Many carriers are responding to this challenge by reducing seat capacity and increasing ticket prices Airline stocks do not make a compelling investment case in the current uncertain macro environment As U.S. airlines begin reporting their first quarter results thisRead More →

Coloradons are already seeing the impacts of climate change — rising temperatures, more frequent and severe wildfires, flooding and prolonged drought — and economists are entering the fray to help communities identify and mitigate risks. Pegah Jalali, environmental policy analyst at the Colorado Fiscal Institute, said their new website letsRead More →

In case the complexity of corporate data doesn’t create enough turbulence to keep corporate and legal teams awake at night, a prolonged pandemic will really shake things up. Because now a complex data landscape has also become a complex employee countryside. What has been called the “great resignation” (about 38Read More →

The Competition and Markets Authority has blocked a merger between Konecranes and Cargotec announced in 2020. Photo: Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva/AFP via Getty Great Britain Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked a proposed merger between two Finnish freight companies due to “substantial” competition concerns. Cargotec (CGCBV.HE) and Konecranes (KCR.HE) agreed toRead More →

ORLANDO, Fla. (IVANHOE NEWSWIRE) – According to the Environmental Defense Fund, air pollution is now the greatest environmental risk to premature death. So, what is the impact of this danger on your health? Air pollution is not just an ugly sight. It is responsible for more than six million prematureRead More →

LONDON: An increase in anti-Islam rhetoric in the presidential election campaign in France risks creating a “spiral of hatred” and scapegoating of law-abiding Muslims in the same way as the virulent attacks on Jews in the 1930s , the rector of the Great Mosque of Paris said. Speaking to Britain’sRead More →

Download logo A new report ( estimates that by 2050, climate hazards could cause $3.9 billion worth of damage to the transport sector in Ghana. But the report also offers a roadmap that could prevent the worst from happening. It also highlights the considerable efforts made by the government toRead More →

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Mar 18;12(3):e050729. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050729. ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: In low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), food insecurity and undernutrition disproportionately affect women of reproductive age, infants and young children. The burden of disease due to undernutrition in these vulnerable segments of society remains aRead More →

NUR-SULTAN — In his State of the Nation address on Wednesday, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev discussed the economic consequences for Kazakhstan’s economy of Western sanctions imposed on Russia. Food price spikes and currency volatility are among those challenges, he said. The President delivering his speech in Parliament. Photo credit: Akorda “KazakhstanRead More →

pcess609/iStock via Getty Images By Stephen H. Dover, CFA, Chief Market Strategist and Director of the Franklin Templeton Investment Institute; Mary Jane McQuillen, Portfolio Manager and Head of ESG, ClearBridge Investments; Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D., Chief Investment Officer, Templeton Global Macro; Robin Freeman, Director of ESG Education, ClearBridge Investments; Vivian Guo,Read More →

Karen Poghosyan/iStock via Getty Images Company Overview ATRenew Inc. (“ATRenew”) (NYSE: RERE), founded in 2011, operates a technology-driven second-hand consumer electronics transaction and service platform in China under the brand ATRenew, which stands for “All Things Renew”. RERE has end-to-end online and offline capabilities, including AHS Recycle (C2B), PJT MarketplaceRead More →

Even before Russia invaded Ukraine, transportation and logistics companies were hit by cyberattack after cyberattack. Case in point: Global logistics giant Expeditors International continues to recover more than two weeks after an attack destroyed its operating systems. With the ongoing war, the risks are even greater. Russia and its supportersRead More →

People wearing masks stand outside a store with infection prevention instructions on its window in the Harajuku shopping district amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo, in Japan, August 9, 2021. REUTERS / Androniki Christodoulou Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register Household spending in January +6.9%Read More →

Retail price inflation likely fell slightly in February, Reuters poll shows BENGALERU: India’s retail price inflation likely eased slightly in February, helped by lower food prices, economists say in a Reuters poll who have consistently warned that soaring oil prices will push inflation much higher high in the coming months.Read More →

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden’s courting of Venezuelan oil in an effort to end dependence on Russian imports and mitigate soaring gas prices at home could risk whitewashing alleged ‘crimes against humanity’ “committed by the Venezuelan government and its proximity to Russia. Several senior BidenRead More →