Tuesday, October 19

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The environmental crisis clock is two minutes ahead of last year, “the time with the highest sense of crisis” announced by the Asahi Glass Foundation
Economy

The environmental crisis clock is two minutes ahead of last year, “the time with the highest sense of crisis” announced by the Asahi Glass Foundation

The Asahi Glass Foundation said on the 8th that the “Environmental Crisis Clock”, which shows the sense of crisis of environmental problems by time based on the questionnaire of environmental experts in the world, has advanced by 2 minutes from last year to the world average time of 9:33. Announced. Along with 2008, it was the most dangerous time ever.According to the foundation, this year’s global average time of the “Environmental Crisis Clock” in 12 hours was “9:33”, which is considered to be an “extremely uneasy” time zone. The time was decided by the result of a questionnaire to researchers all over the world. In the questionnaire, 55% of the respondents cited the appearance of US President Trump as a judgment factor, and 80% of the respondents in the United States. It seems that the...
The hand advances another 14 minutes, the sense of crisis is the highest ever Environmental crisis clock, fear of global warming
Economy

The hand advances another 14 minutes, the sense of crisis is the highest ever Environmental crisis clock, fear of global warming

The Asahi Glass Foundation recently said that the “Environmental Crisis Clock,” which shows the sense of crisis of environmental problems in time based on a questionnaire of experts from around the world, has advanced 14 minutes from last year to the world average time of 9:47. Announced. The results of the questionnaire were concerned about the situation surrounding the prevention of global warming, and the hands of the clock were the most advanced since the project started in 1992, and the sense of crisis reached a record high.From April to June of this year, the Asahi Glass Foundation surveyed 1,866 researchers, companies, and government officials from 139 countries around the world and summarized the results. According to the results, “climate change” was the most important field at 27...
Japan is also doing “green recovery” from the corona disaster (Kazuo Matsushita / Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University, Senior Fellow, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES))
Economy

Japan is also doing “green recovery” from the corona disaster (Kazuo Matsushita / Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University, Senior Fellow, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES))

What you can see from the coronaMr. Kazuo MatsushitaThe new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) has killed many lives and health, and has hit the economy as seriously as it has been since the Great Depression. As a result, our lives have changed dramatically. The number of infected people exceeds 18 million worldwide and the number of deaths exceeds 690,000, and there are no signs of the infection ending (as of August 4, 2020).Our health and safe life can only be achieved in a healthy global environment. However, the climate crisis and deforestation have destroyed ecosystems, which have been accelerated by the globalization of economic activity. Such circumstances have been pointed out as the background to the increased risk of infectious diseases such as the outbreak and spread of unknown vi...
America’s central bank has to show tact
Economy

America’s central bank has to show tact

More vacancies and less debt: America’s economy is currently experiencing a feverish recovery. Will this be reflected in inflation – and how is monetary policy reacting to the challenge? EA good week before the two-day Fed meeting started on Tuesday, Chicago Booth published a poll of leading economists on the question of whether the current combination of monetary and fiscal policy posed a serious risk of prolonged higher inflation. After all, 26 percent answered in the affirmative, 40 percent said they were unsure, while 23 percent said no. The rest didn’t answer at all. Some have argued that the US Federal Reserve has enough funds to curb inflation. Others said a little inflation isn’t that bad.What was particularly remarkable, however, was the high proportion of insecure econo...