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“Silent demise” of world’s vast rangelands threatens food supply of billions, warns UNCCD report

bne IntelliNews May 21, 2024

Sixty-plus experts examine degradation caused by land overuse and misuse, climate change and biodiversity loss.

Disaster season: heat waves sweep the world – in charts and maps

Ben Aris in Berlin April 8, 2024

In the last week temperatures have soared, breaking monthly records in nearly half the countries on the planet. In much of Europe temperatures have reached those of mid-summer in the first week of April.

COMMENT: Sub-Saharan Africa recovery stuck in low gear

bne IntelliNews March 28, 2024

Sub-Saharan Africa is poised for a gradual economic upturn in the coming years, buoyed by an enhanced external milieu that diminishes the risk of significant currency devaluations and sovereign defaults.

Rain, rain go away

Ben Aris in Berlin March 27, 2024

The hotter the world gets, the more water the air can hold and the more it will rain.

India to headline the rapid catch up of global emerging markets by 2050 – Capital Economics

Ben Aris in Berlin March 18, 2024

Emerging markets will overtake the Western world in terms of the collective nominal size of their economies by 2050, with China and India as the second and third largest behind the US, according to Capital Economics’ long-term forecasts.

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