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What was at stake in Sharm El-Sheikh

Whilst the cost of inaction is far, far greater than the cost of inaction for many countries, it was difficult to come to an agreement to contribute to a fund helping those countries most affected by pollution from the industrial and most polluting countries.

Our selection from Bloomberg July 18 -July 24

July 18 Having left parts of southern Europe in flames, the continental heatwave is bearing down on the British Isles. That may be a boon for UK seaside resorts, but it’s not a cause for celebration. The Met Office has issued a red alert warning for this week, with southern England bracing for temperatures ofContinue reading “Our selection from Bloomberg July 18 -July 24”

Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24

July 18 Zelensky fires Ukraine top prosecutor and spy chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed Sunday that he had fired the country’s top prosecutor and the head of its domestic intelligence agency, in the biggest shakeup of his government since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Zelensky’s government announced the dismissals of the prosecutor general, Iryna Venediktova,Continue reading “Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24”

The New York Times from July 04 – July 10

The headlights for the 1st week of July by the New York Times

Bloomberg looking at the Balance of power June 23

The Group of Seven summit or G7 facing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the ensuing economic and humanitarian fallout.

Bloomberg’s headlights for the second week of June 2022

Communication kept open and Ukraine taking a major step toward joining the European Union whilst a debate about gender inequality takes place in China.

The Guardian’s view on the world 2nd week of June

From wheat esports to food crises and price rises, from poor to super-rich people.

Bloomberg’s view on Ukraine at the beginning of June 2022

Since President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, he has caused immense death and destruction for few military gains and at huge economic cost. Yet he shows no sign of cracking even as Russia’s war aims have proved illusory. Putin appealed to Ukraine’s army to “immediately lay down arms and go home” on the first day ofContinue reading “Bloomberg’s view on Ukraine at the beginning of June 2022”

The Guardian’s view on the world 3rd week of May 2022

The war went on in Ukraine but a first war criminal was convicted, whilst the world faced higher costs of living and the partygate scandal in the UK continued shamelessly.