British imports have shifted away from the EU to countries susceptible to weather issues, which are likely to be exacerbated by climate change.
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The Telegraph Frontpage for Thursday 2023 March 16
By Matthew Robinson The Bank of England is in emergency talks with international counterparts as the crisis deepens at Credit Suisse. And Gary Lineker believed he had a “special arrangement” with the BBC, his agent has claimed in the wake of the impartiality row. Crisis at Credit Suisse casts shadow over Budget One of Europe’sContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Thursday 2023 March 16”
Russia War Crimes document circulating in EU, opposed by ICC chief prosecutor
Originally posted on The Snapper:
Recently, a draft has been going around a United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York for a Nuremberg-like tribunal to hold Russia responsible for all the war crimes it has committed in its war on Ukraine. Ever since the invasion of Ukraine began on February 24th this year under the…
Dutch homes built on wooden piles are rotting after severe drought
The Dutch are having to rethink their strategy of water management — trying to lock in groundwater instead of keeping the sea out. As dry summers caused groundwater levels to plunge, the poles of houses and the Rijksmuseum were exposed and fungi began to rot the foundations.
The Guardian looking at the 4th week of August 2022
August 22 Care homes / Staffing crisis leaves many English care home residents’ basic needs unmet Vulnerable people left alone in rooms for 24 hours a day and denied showers for a week as vacancies rise to 165,000 Thousands of vulnerable people are suffering inadequate care as severe staffing shortages in previously good care homesContinue reading “The Guardian looking at the 4th week of August 2022”
The Guardian looking at the second week of August 2022
August 08 Metropolitan police / Revealed: Force strip-searched 650 children in two-year period The children’s commissioner for England has denounced the Metropolitan police’s record on child protection after new data revealed that 650 children were strip-searched over a two-year period and the majority were found to be innocent of the suspicions against them. Dame RachelContinue reading “The Guardian looking at the second week of August 2022”
Feel like the climate crisis is out of control? Here’s some good news
Climate action is being taken, but it is not enough. A new poll in 192 countries shows most people are worried about climate change and say it should be a priority for their government.
The Guardian looking at the first week of August
The Guardian looks at women footballers and at researchers that warn that climate breakdown could exacerbate or trigger other catastrophic risks, plus further events for the first week of August 2022.
Climate articles selection from The New York Times for the Fourth week of July
Extreme heat and fires gripped several parts of Europe and North America.
The New York Times from July 18 – July 24
A life-threatening heat wave was continuing its march in the 4th week of July, across Western Europe, whilst in Italy there was again a political crisis.