Japan fully contained after its worst surge related to Delta, 💉 quickly rose to now 78% of total population w/ ≥ 1 dose, test positivity went from 25% to 1%, cases >23,000 to <400. Everything is open, no restrictions except use of masks. The mood is celebratory It can be done.
SHIB has rallied nearly 500% this month, outshining bitcoin and dogecoin by big margins. reports @godbole17
Announced climate pledges close less than 20% of the emissions gap between today’s policy settings and a #NetZero by 2050 path. Technologies & policy action can close this gap by 2030, and over 40% of them are cost effective. Read more in #WEO21 ➡️
The responsibility for emissions reductions (including a carbon fee) in reconciliation now lies with the Senate, and a great many of us intend to meet that responsibility.
“Survivors are not the same as the unvaccinated…There should be a third category.” Some workers are asking that immunity from prior infection be recognized alongside vaccination as protection against Covid-19.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the ambassadors of 10 nations, including the U.S., Germany and France, were no longer welcome in Turkey after they demanded the release of a prominent businessman and philanthropist
Saudi Arabia said oil producers shouldn’t take the rise in prices for granted because the coronavirus pandemic could still hit demand
Expect many more creators to embrace NFTs in their own communities as they discover how much better they can monetize by selling digital goods directly to their fans vs banner ads and other web2 monetization methods.
Under 2019 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Abiy Ahmed's incompetent & corrupt leadership, people in #Ethiopia are eating roots & flowers, hospitals have no medicine, & children are dying of starvation as the world's hunger crisis. Take a look.
The growth of digital firms such as Amazon and Google may not augur the demise of the nation-state, writes @ianbremmer . But these companies increasingly hold geopolitical leverage and global influence independent of the countries that host them.
Pfizer's booster shot restored full protection against symptomatic Covid to 95.6% in a large-scale study of 10,000 people
Inflation could be “much worse” than feared, billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones says. “It’s probably the single biggest threat to certainly financial markets and probably I think to society just in general.”
Incredible. One of the most crucial links in the supply chain, has been for years, built on the premise that some workers would provide labor for free.