COVID-19’s socio-economic fallout threatens global coffee business, study finds

Journal Reference: Kevon Rhiney, Zack Guido, Chris Knudson, Jacques Avelino, Christopher M. Bacon, Grégoire Leclerc, M. Catherine Aime, Daniel P. Bebber. Epidemics and the future of coffee production. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 118 (27): e2023212118 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2023212118 The study, which appears in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, … Read more

The OECD is concerned about the many imbalances that are undermining the global recovery

After a peak expected in the last quarter of 2021, the global economic recovery will slow down. According to forecasts by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published on Wednesday 1is In December, the growth of the global gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to rise from 5.6% in 2021 to 4.5% in … Read more

Global warming: in the arctic, rain could replace snow sooner than expected

It is now a known fact: the Arctic is warming much faster than the planet average, leading to receding sea ice and increased humidity in the air. As a result, scientists predict a significant increase in precipitation over these regions by the end of the century. But when and in what form? A study published … Read more

Covid-19: tackling global vaccine inequality

Editorial of the “World”. Once again, the borders are closing under the pressure of the Covid-19 pandemic. Originally identified in South Africa, which reacted quickly with a commendable concern for transparency, the new variant, called Omicron, is already at work in Europe, Asia and North America. Many countries have suspended air links with countries in … Read more

Researchers reveal how to turn a global warming liability into a profitable food security solution

Researchers reveal how to turn a global warming liability into a profitable food security solution – NovLink Home Mash M Researchers reveal how to turn a global warming liability into a profitable food security solution We would love to give thanks to the author of this post for this incredible web content Researchers reveal how … Read more

Researchers caution global economic growth could slide into stagnation

Journal Reference: Matthew G. Burgess, Amanda R. Carrico, Steven D. Gaines, Alessandro Peri, Steve Vanderheiden. Prepare developed democracies for long-run economic slowdowns. Nature Human Behaviour, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41562-021-01229-y But the heady days of rapidly rising prosperity may be coming to an end, according to an interdisciplinary group of scientists at UC Santa Barbara and the … Read more

In cities, “global warming and its catastrophic consequences call for an urbanistic big bang”

Tribune. The COP26 has just ended with results, again, disappointing: if the “not to exceed 1.5 ° C” is reaffirmed, the UN announced, at the same time, a catastrophic warming of 2.7 ° C for the end of the century; no financial compensation commitment for poor countries; thematic agreements in principle on deforestation, methane, the … Read more

“Access to vaccines for all is a question of ethics and global health security”

Tribune. From November 30 to December 3, the twelfth ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will be held in Geneva, and the request for the lifting of patents will once again be on the agenda. Will the European Commission oppose once again an effective and common sense measure, at the risk of continuing … Read more

Covid-19: a vastly underestimated global mortality

The bodies of Covid-19 victims, in the mortuary of the Bucharest University Emergency Hospital, on November 8, 2021. VADIM GHIRDA / AP Europe now contributes to more than half of new deaths linked to Covid-19 worldwide. In particular Russia, Ukraine and Romania. No wonder, since the continent is at the heart of the epidemic recovery … Read more

Covid-19: Pfizer signs agreement to facilitate global access to its pill

The American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has signed a voluntary license agreement which should allow its pill against Covid-19 to be distributed – when it is authorized – beyond rich countries. The announcement was made jointly Tuesday, November 16, by Pfizer and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) “Medicines Patent Pool”, created by Unitaid, the international organization … Read more