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January 14, 2022 China was a sustainability pioneer, learning early that human exploitation of nature should be synchronised with nature’s cycleSource: Soiuth China Morning Post
One can be forgiven for wanting to give up saving the world. We try our best to sort out our rubbish, to reuse and recycle, to live a sustainable lifestyle, to stop using plastic straws, and so on, only to be told that individual...
January 14, 2022 Another key inflation measure hit a record highSource: CNN Business
The US producer price index, which tracks what America's producers get paid for their goods and services on average over time, rose 9.7% last year, not adjusted for seasonal swings. It was the biggest calendar-year increase since...
Source: The Brussels Times
While Belgium and other European countries struggle to hold the line on workers’ rights amid the arrival of Big Tech, at least one company in Brussels is making a conscious effort to do things differently.
January 13, 2022 U.S. consumer prices post biggest rise in nearly 40 years; inflation close to peakingSource: Reuters
U.S. consumer prices increased solidly in December as rental accommodation and used cars maintained their strong gains, culminating in the largest annual rise in inflation in nearly four decades, which bolstered expectations that...
America's entrepreneurial spirit remains strong during the pandemic.That's the takeaway from new numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Wednesday, which found that a whopping 5.4 million new business applications were...
January 11, 2022 EU's Nuclear Option for sustainability makes sense for India, too.Source: Mint
The European Commission has proposed to recognize nuclear energy as a green technology to combat climate change and to spend some $622 billion over the next 30 years on its development.
January 11, 2022 UK consumers embracing more sustainable behaviourSource: Consultancy
UK consumers are increasingly ecologically-minded. Fewer than one-in-ten customers now say they are not at all concerned about environmental sustainability when it comes to the products they engage with.
Source: The Guardian
The report that the Federal Government has introduced an excise duty of N10/liter on all non-alcoholic, carbonated, and sweetened beverages is currently trending and generating reactions and counter-reactions across Nigeria. As a...
January 11, 2022 IRS warns of ‘frustrating’ tax filing season over backlog of returnsSource: NY Post
The Internal Revenue Service warned Monday of a “frustrating” tax filing season in the coming weeks as the agency contends with a backlog of returns, staffing shortages and a massive increase in phone calls from taxpayers.
January 11, 2022 How green policies are fuelling the energy crisisSource: Spiked on Line
Energy prices have shot up across the globe over the past few months. Given that prices were very low a year ago in the midst of a global pandemic, a bounceback was inevitable as the world economy went into catch-up mode....
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