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Global leaders warn of ecological collapse and technological meltdown

Added: 20.02.2019 11:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

The top five global threats are all now either environmental or technological, according to a World Economic Forum survey of business and political leaders

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Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action

Added: 20.02.2019 10:47 | 11 views | 0 comments

A prominent American economist says there are "very few" individuals left who still doubt climate change because the evidence of its impact is clear.

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U.N. investigator seeks scrutiny of South Sudan oil economy, decries new fighting

Added: 20.02.2019 10:39 | 16 views | 0 comments

South Sudan's oil economy should be examined by the U.N. Human Rights Council for evidence that oil interests are responsible for war crimes, a member of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan said on Wednesday.

Tags: Oil, Economy

'No evidence' ECB bond-buying helped euro economy

Added: 20.02.2019 8:18 | 4 views | 0 comments

Models used to claim ECB policy have boosted eurozone economy were discredited by economists who inserted random figures.

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What rising seas mean for local economies

Added: 20.02.2019 1:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

High-tide flooding resulting from climate change is already disrupting the economy of Annapolis, Md. As sea levels rise, the impacts are expected to get worse for coastal communities.

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Three Court House / RMA Architects

Added: 20.02.2019 1:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Three Court House is conceived as a series of similar but varied modules that could be constructed incrementally. The use of discrete modules allows the form of the house to conform to, and take advantage of, the unique shape of the site. By restricting the height to one floor, the house is able to blend in with its humble surroundings. The incremental nature of the plan breaks down the scale and mass of the house to relate to the adjacent village. This is contrary to most weekend homes in the area that consolidate space in a large 'villa-like' form. The approach of disaggregating form is a model that could be used for middle class families whose economic condition forces incremental investments in their homes. A small outbuilding at the entry of the site, constructed with the same formal and material palette as the house, contains a clinic - as the owner of the home is a well-known medical practitioner. Adjacent to the clinic are staff residences, and together these two programs create a social interface and soft threshold with the village.

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UK's Hammond says no-deal Brexit would be 'mutual calamity'

Added: 20.02.2019 0:16 | 19 views | 0 comments

A no-deal Brexit would be a "mutual calamity" for Britain and the European Union that would deliver a sharp blow to the British economy, Finance Minister Philip Hammond said on Tuesday.

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Walmart Posts Strong Holiday Sales Gains in U.S.

Added: 19.02.2019 23:54 | 2 views | 0 comments

Walmart’s profit and sales rose over the winter holidays, a sign that the retail giant lured shoppers from rivals and that Americans continued to spend freely amid mixed economic signals.

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Strong U.S. economy boosts Walmart holiday-quarter sales, shares gain

Added: 19.02.2019 17:04 | 2 views | 0 comments

A strong U.S. economy boosted Walmart Inc's holiday-quarter sales growth to the best in a decade, lifted by consumer spending in key categories like groceries and increased e-commerce purchases.


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