Budget 2021: Sunak promises new post-Covid economy amid Commons anger
The chancellor will outline his Budget on Wednesday after fury over rafts of early press announcements. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blog: The government tries to look like it ’s giving, but it’s taking away
Christina McAnea presenting UNISON’s petition to the Treasury, demanding Chancellor Rishi Sunak rebuild public services. © Jess Hurd For days we’ve been bombarded with big numbers from the Treasury. The chancellor claims that billions of pounds will be injected into the NHS, transport, science and crime prevention. This is designed to dazzle and impress, leaving little time to catch the details – like how many years the money is for and how different it is from the usual baseline. It could also take attention away from the national insurance rise, the cut to universal credit and a decade of damaging ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 26, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Christina McAnea Tags: General secretary's blog News Christina McAnea pay freeze spending review Source Type: news

Namibia: 14 500 Workers Lose Their Jobs
[Namibian] MORE than 14 500 workers were retrenched between 1 January 2020 and 30 September 2021 due to the struggling Namibian economy and the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gig Worker Benefits Platform Stride Health Announces $47 Million In New Funding
As the gig economy takes off, fueled in part by the pandemic, Stride Health, a benefits platform designed specifically for independent workers, announced that it has raised $47 million. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Venture Capital /venture-capital Source Type: news

Boris Johnson is warned that Covid 'Plan B' would cost economy £18billion
An estimate for the damage from reverting to working from home and face masks has been produced by the Treasury and Cabinet Office. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan's military has seized power in a coup. Here's why it matters
A coup in Sudan has been met by widespread international condemnation, amid growing fears about the country's democratic transition and economy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The world was woefully unprepared for a pandemic. Let ’s be ready for the next one | Elhadj As Sy
The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board is calling for a coherent action plan to counter future health emergenciesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTwo years ago, three months before coronavirus erupted, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB)issued a warning to the international community that a pandemic was only a matter of time, and that the world was not prepared. Tragically, we were proved right.After 20 months of Covid-19, with nearly five million directly attributed deaths and economic devastation, we say again that the world is not prepared. It has neither the capacity to en...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Elhadj As Sy Tags: Global development Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news World Health Organization World Bank Global economy Source Type: news

Leading global experts set to join charge against climate change at COP26
A team of University of Bristol experts on a wide range of hot topics spanning climate change, environmental justice, emissions, sustainable energy, green finance and the economy are poised to join the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, better known as COP26. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 25, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Announcements, Business and Enterprise, Current students, International, Public engagement, Postgraduate, Research; Faculty of Science, School of Geographical Sciences, Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts Source Type: news

Kenya: NPS' Bid to Prolong Curfew 'Blue Economy' Hits Wall
[Nation] If there ever will be a tabulation of instances the National Police Service (NPS) shot itself in the foot, the attempt to (mis)interpret the President's curfew directive on Wednesday will definitely rank high. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Erdogan's critics say demand for expulsions is distraction from economy woes
President Tayyip Erdogan's political opponents said his call to expel the ambassadors of 10 Western allies was an attempt to distract... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top 7 ways to snap out of depression and isolation turmoil stemming from the pandemic
(Natural News) By now, most people have figured out that lockdowns don’t work. They’re horrible for people’s health, horrible for the economy, and horrible for family members trapped under one roof with each other for extended periods of time. Domestic violence has skyrocketed during the pandemic lockdowns along with suicide rates. People’s finances have plummeted... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Senate Democrats target billionaires
No advanced economy has attempted anything similar on such a scale. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using behavioral strategies to cope with the threat of terrorism: a national-level study - Sloan MM, Haner M, Cullen FT, Graham A, Aydin E, Kulig TC, Jonson CL.
Although the risk of dying in a terrorist attack in the United States is almost non-existent, recent polls indicate that Americans rank terrorism as a top national concern, prioritizing it over other issues such as the economy, health care, and the environ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Preparing to THRIVE in the post-collapse economy: Scavenging, barter, off-grid food production and rescuing survivors
(Natural News) Today’s Situation Update podcast is a must-listen if you want to know what the post-collapse economy is going to look like. You’ll need new skills to survive and thrive, and those who aren’t prepared for what’s coming will perish. As covered in today’s podcast (below), it’s not difficult to see where things are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trajectory planning for connected and automated vehicles at isolated signalized intersections under mixed traffic environment - Ma C, Yu C, Yang X.
Trajectory planning for connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) has the potential to improve operational efficiency and vehicle fuel economy in traffic systems. Despite abundant studies in this research area, most of them only consider trajectory planning ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Eliminating hepatitis C in Pakistan could yield a return-on-investment of US$9.10 billion
Pakistan has one of the highest rates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the world, accounting for over ten per cent of global HCV infections. A new modelling study led by the University of Bristol, UK, suggests that achieving the World Health Organization goal of eliminating HCV as a public health problem by 2030 in Pakistan is likely to be highly cost-effective by 2030, cost-saving by 2031, and could deliver US$9.10 billion in savings to the Pakistan national economy by 2050. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

UK Covid: Sajid Javid warns country could hit 100,000 cases per day and urges people to get jabs – as it happened
Health secretary says ‘pandemic is not over’ but confirms UK will not implement its ‘plan B’ measures just now. This live blog has now closed – for global Covid updates,please follow this live blogJavid vows to protect NHS but says Covid cases could hit 100,000 a dayNo 10 to buy new antiviral treatments for Covid in time for winterComplacency holding back booster rollout in England, says NHS bossMorocco bans flights from UK, Germany and NetherlandsDame Cressida Dick, the Metropolitan police commissioner, told the London assembly this morning that it was a mistake for the Met, at a briefing, to...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Kevin Rawlinson and Andrew Sparrow (earlier) Tags: Politics UK news Coronavirus PMQs Boris Johnson Keir Starmer House of Commons Kwasi Kwarteng Green economy Climate crisis Environment Internet safety Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Workforce health: A business imperative to achieve economic prosperity
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world more than any event in recent history, significantly impacting the health and well-being of the American workforce and the economy. As a result, the inextricable link between individual health and productivity, business performance, and economic prosperity is clear, and now is the time for employers to more actively engage and support the mental and physical health of employees. In a recent survey by The Economist Intelligence Unit, commissioned by Cigna,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cigna Source Type: news

Climate Chaos Helped Spark the French Revolution —and Holds a Dire Warning for Today
Historians have long observed the links between the natural environment and the fate of civilization. Natural emergencies like droughts, floods and crop failure regularly plunge people into chaos. Long term changes in the earth’s climatic conditions lead flourishing societies like the Roman Empire to wither and fade. But perhaps there is no greater example of the explosive intersection of climate disruption and political upheaval than the period surrounding the French Revolution of 1789. Starting in the mid-13th century, the northern hemisphere entered a period of prolonged cooling known as the Little Ice Age. This ...
Source: TIME: Science - October 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Mike Duncan Tags: Uncategorized climate change Sustainability TIME 2030 world affairs Source Type: news

Climate Chaos Helped Spark the French Revolution —and Holds a Dire Warning for Today
Historians have long observed the links between the natural environment and the fate of civilization. Natural emergencies like droughts, floods and crop failure regularly plunge people into chaos. Long term changes in the earth’s climatic conditions lead flourishing societies like the Roman Empire to wither and fade. But perhaps there is no greater example of the explosive intersection of climate disruption and political upheaval than the period surrounding the French Revolution of 1789. Starting in the mid-13th century, the northern hemisphere entered a period of prolonged cooling known as the Little Ice Age. This ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mike Duncan Tags: Uncategorized climate change Sustainability TIME 2030 world affairs Source Type: news

Uganda: Uganda Receives Additional 700,000 Doses of Sinovac Vaccine From China
[Monitor] The minister of state for primary health care, Ms Margaret Muhanga said the additional 700,000 doses of the Sinovac vaccines received on Tuesday from the Chinese's government will supplement previously deployed Sinovac vaccines to support the ongoing mass COVID-19 vaccination programme in order to fully open up the economy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Workforce health: A business imperative to achieve economic prosperity
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world more than any event in recent history, significantly impacting the health and well-being of the American workforce and the economy. As a result, the inextricable link between individual health and productivity, business performance, and economic prosperity is clear, and now is the time for employers to more actively engage and support the mental and physical health of employees. In a recent survey by The Economist Intelligence Unit, commissioned by Cigna,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cigna Source Type: news

Workforce health: A business imperative to achieve economic prosperity
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world more than any event in recent history, significantly impacting the health and well-being of the American workforce and the economy. As a result, the inextricable link between individual health and productivity, business performance, and economic prosperity is clear, and now is the time for employers to more actively engage and support the mental and physical health of employees. In a recent survey by The Economist Intelligence Unit, commissioned by Cigna,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cigna Source Type: news

Africa: What Covid-19 Travel Bans Have Done to Conservation Tourism
[The Conversation Africa] It's been over 20 months since the World Health Organization announced COVID-19 as a global health emergency and pandemic. It's estimated that the resulting reductions in travel in 2020 alone wiped US$4.5 trillion from the global tourism economy and cost millions of jobs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

U.K. Sets Out Sweeping Plan to Reach Net-Zero Emissions
The U.K. unveiled its net-zero strategy on Tuesday as it tries to showcase its green credentials ahead of key climate talks later this month. It will move taxes from electricity to gas, fund carbon-capture, and offer grants for cleaner home heating. It estimates the cost of the transition could be 1-2% of GDP by 2050, and moving away from fossil fuels will also hit tax revenue. The government expects the strategy to create 440,000 jobs by 2030, and wants to leverage 90 billion pounds ($124 billion) of private investment on the same time frame. Here’s a breakdown of the measures so far: [time-brightcove not-tgx=&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Science - October 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Rachel Morison and William Mathis / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized climate change wire Source Type: news

Need a Checkup? Controversial Fitness Company CrossFit Wants to Be Your Doctor
CrossFit CEO Eric Roza would like to know if I have a primary care doctor. When I sheepishly tell him that I do not, he grins. I’ve just helped prove his point that the traditional primary care system, the one rooted in doctor’s offices and hospitals, isn’t working as it should. My lack of a doctor is “indicative of the problem,” he says. Traditional primary care “takes time, it takes money. You’re not seeing the value, right?” That problem is what CrossFit—a fitness company famous for high-intensity workouts that combine weight lifting and cardio, and infamous for a st...
Source: TIME: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Health Care healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Five ways of taking part in COP26
The UN will host the 26th Climate Conference from 31 October to 12 November in Glasgow, with over 198 countries taking part. World leaders will make key decisions on how countries will commit to tackle the climate emergency. Trade unions will also take part as ‘observers’ and use their collective voice to influence decisions, put forward demands for a ‘just transition’ to a low-carbon economy and hold governments to account. UNISON is working hard to promote public services as key models of green transition and to ensure that the voices of public service workers are heard in Glasgow. But the union&r...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 19, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News green unison Source Type: news

Strike in Haiti over crime shuts down country amid search for missionaries
A protest strike shuttered businesses, schools and public transportation in a new blow to Haiti's anemic economy, and unions and other... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghanistan's economy could shrink by 30% following Taliban takeover, IMF says
Afghanistan's gross domestic product could see a contraction of up to 30% following the Taliban takeover, the IMF said in its latest... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Power squeeze curbs Chinese growth, leaves Europe in a gas bind
China's power shortages hit growth in the world's second-biggest economy, threatening more pain for global supply chains, while Europe's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Guess Who ’s Behind Paralysis on COVID19 in the UN Committee on World Food Security
By Nora McKeonROME, Oct 19 2021 (IPS) ‘COVID 19 has multiplied hunger and malnutrition challenges. We need transformative action!’ The first speaker at the UN Committee on World Food Security’s (CFS) 49th Plenary Session, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, turned the spotlight on the disastrous impacts of the pandemic that have afflicted communities around the world for close to two years. Nora McKeonHe was echoed by the presenter of the 2021 edition of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World for whom ‘COVID is only the tip of the iceberg’, while keynote speaker, Jeffr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nora McKeon Tags: Aid Civil Society COVID-19 Economy & Trade Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Inflation Bogey Blocking Recovery
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 2021 (IPS) The bogey of inflation has been revived. Dubious pre-pandemic economic progress, fiscal constraints and vaccine apartheid were bad enough. Now, ostensibly anti-inflationary measures also threaten recovery and sustainable development. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised downwards its latest global growth forecast. Its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) warns of a “dangerous divergence” between richer and poorer countries. This has been exacerbated by, but has also worsened national fiscal disparities and the &lsqu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

Labor and energy shortages: The cracks in the economy are showing
(Natural News) The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a negative impact on the U.S. at large. However, an impending economic collapse – with the economy showing signs of it – is threatening to make things worse. The recent shortages in manpower and energy reported in various parts of the world can attest to this.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Namibia: Experts Discuss the Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic On the Economy
[Namibia Economist] Speakers at the 'Pandenomics' webinar recently hosted by Nedbank Namibia CIB and Simonis Storm, and supported by Nedbank Business Banking and Nedbank Private Wealth, has called for more people to get vaccinated in order to help fuel economic growth after the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stocks Fall After Weak China Growth Data
- WSJ * Markets, * U.S. Markets, Stocks Fall After Weak China Growth Data China’s economy... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's economy stumbles on Evergrande debt, energy shortages
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exclusion and exploitation: the incarceration of Black Americans from slavery to the present - Muller C.
Understanding long-run patterns in the incarceration of Black Americans requires integrating the study of racial inequality with the study of political economy. I offer a parsimonious framework describing how the Black incarceration rate has been affected ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Biden's plan to protect retirement, savings from climate crisis
Biden unveiled a report on Friday to fight the threat climate change poses to the economy, with a top economist saying "inaction is not... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is vehicle ownership in urban india influenced by the availability of high quality dedicated public transit systems? - Vasudevan V, Agarwala R, Dash S.
As India's economy grows, so too does the number of people who can afford to own vehicles. A downside of this rapid increase in private vehicle ownership is a corresponding increase in traffic congestion, air pollution, and carbon emissions. Although affor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Queen Elizabeth and Greta Thunberg Are Sending the Same Message on Climate Change. Will World Leaders Listen?
More than 75 years separate Queen Elizabeth II from climate activist Greta Thunberg, but both share similar reservations with world leaders who talk a good game on climate change but aren’t prepared to back it up with action. In remarks caught on a livestream Thursday, the British monarch was heard talking about COP26, the UN climate conference that begins in Glasgow later this month. “Extraordinary isn’t it. I’ve been hearing all about COP,” the Queen said in conversation with her daughter-in-law Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, and a Welsh official at the opening of the Welsh parliament. &l...
Source: TIME: Science - October 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Dan Stewart Tags: Uncategorized climate change Londontime News United Kingdom Source Type: news

AI and maths to play bigger role in global diplomacy, says expert
Professor of negotiation and conflict management says recent advances mean techniques will be used moreInternational diplomacy has traditionally relied on bargaining power, covert channels of communication and personal chemistry between leaders. But a new era is upon us in which the dispassionate insights of AI algorithms and mathematical techniques such as game theory will play a growing role in deals struck between nations, according to the co-founder of the world ’s first centre for science in diplomacy.Michael Amb ühl, a professor of negotiation and conflict management and former chief Swiss-EU negotiator, s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Artificial intelligence (AI) World news Science Mathematics International trade Switzerland Global economy Technology Source Type: news

Inclusive Education to Break the Cycles of Poverty
Street Library in Mayotte, July 2016. Credit: François Phliponeau/ATD Fourth World - Centre Joseph Wresinski By Olivier De Schutter and Donald LeeNEW YORK, Oct 15 2021 (IPS) In September 2021, children in the northern hemisphere returned to school after the summer break. For some, the end of the holidays signaled a return to normalcy and to the joys of learning after facing months of school closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For the majority of children in the Global South, however, the return to reality looked grimmer. Digital divide leaving billions behind Many children have been unable to pursue their educat...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Olivier De Schutter and Donald Lee Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Financial Crisis Global Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Taliban press Biden to release frozen Afghan assets as economy shrivels
With the Afghan government and economy starved of cash, the Taliban are pressing their claim to the roughly $8 billion in Afghan foreign... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supply chain issues, soaring food prices wreak havoc on US economy #EmptyShelvesJoe
(Natural News) Food prices in the United States have skyrocketed to their highest levels in a decade as compounding supply chain issues continue to wreak havoc on businesses everywhere. This is according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), which releases a monthly Food Price Index (FFPI) that measures “the monthly change in international prices of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘The country owes you’, police and justice conference hears
“The country owes you.” That was at the heart of the simple message that assistant general secretary Jon Richards brought from general secretary Christina McAnea to UNISON’s police and justice conference when it opened in Brighton this morning. Recognising the “incredible work” delegates had done on the frontline during the pandemic – together with the work that activists had done for the union and the union’s members in the same period – he urged them to help prepare for the forthcoming public inquiry into the government’s handling of the crisis. UNISON would be &ldquo...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 14, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article 2021 Police and Justice Conference Source Type: news

The Delta Variant Is Forcing New Zealand To Find a Safe Way Out of Its ‘Zero-COVID’ Strategy
For much of the pandemic, Aotearoa New Zealand’s COVID-19 response has ranked as one of the best in the world. We have been living in a parallel world, one of a small handful of countries to follow an elimination strategy. That strategy has meant that we have had very few COVID-19 cases and deaths. And when I say very few, I mean it. Until August this year, there had been just over 2,800 confirmed cases and 26 deaths. We have lived much of the pandemic with daily life almost unrestricted. As someone who follows the global situation closely it has been surreal. I’ve spent much of this pandemic worried that New Z...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Siouxsie Wiles Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Economic institutes slash Germany's growth forecast
Germany’s leading economic institutes have slashed their forecast for Europe’s biggest economy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Energy Transition Is in Full Swing. It ’s Not Happening Fast Enough
Even if you follow these things closely, it can be hard to understand where the world’s fight against climate change stands. On the one hand, news abounds of the clean energy revolution, as wind farms and solar panels pop up in communities across the globe and automakers promise to go electric. On the other hand, scientists continue to warn that fossil fuels have placed the planet and everyone who lives on it on an unavoidable collision course with catastrophe. A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) published Wednesday explains the dynamic in sharp detail: the world has begun a momentous shift in how...
Source: TIME: Science - October 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized climate change Source Type: news

Atoll Nation of Tuvalu Adopts ‘Cubes’ to Step Up Nutritious Food Production
Tuvalu’s farmers have watched their crops destroyed by extreme tropical weather. They are now using Funafala 'food cubes' to have greater control over their harvests. By Catherine WilsonCANBERRA, Australia , Oct 13 2021 (IPS) Tuvalu, a small atoll island nation in the Central Pacific Ocean, is one of few countries in the world to have so far evaded the pandemic. But, while it has achieved a milestone with no recorded cases of COVID-19, its population of about 11,931 continues to battle food uncertainties and poor nutrition. These challenges, present long before the pandemic emerged, have been exacerbated by lockdown ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Catherine Wilson Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Action Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Environment Featured Food and Agriculture Green Economy Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Pacific Community Climate Wire TerraViva United Nations #ClimateActi Source Type: news

World Food Day: Climate Change is Exacerbating Hunger & Conflict —it’s Time to Break the Cycle
Women sell fruit and vegetables on a sidewalk in the Philippines, where workers in the informal economy are in danger of having their livelihoods destroyed by the impacts of COVID-19. The UN will be commemorating World Food Day on October 16. Credit: ILO/Minette RimandoBy Farah Hegazi and Caroline DelgadoSTOCKHOLM, Oct 13 2021 (IPS) Hunger, violent conflict and the visible impacts of climate change are all on the rise. World Food Day, October 16, is a reminder that we need to talk about the intricate ways that these challenges are connected—and how to tackle them together. Despite steadily increasing global harvests...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farah Hegazi and Caroline Delgado Tags: Aid Climate Change Economy & Trade Food and Agriculture Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news