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  1. Early Coal Retirement: How about a Global Auction

    - Inter Press Service

    WASHINGTON DC, Nov 02 (IPS) - Report after report highlights that we can only achieve the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions required by the climate goals of the Paris Agreement if much of the existing coal power generation capacity is retired early.  To this end, one concept that deserves greater consideration is conducting an auction for early retirement of coal power plants worldwide: a global coal retirement auction. This article sets out the broad outlines of how this global auction might operate.

  2. UN chief warmly welcomes Russia decision to end suspension from Ukraine grain deal

    - UN News

    The UN Secretary-General on Wednesday issued a statement warmly welcoming Russia’s decision to resume its participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiativewhich has allowed nearly ten million metric tonnes of vital foodstuffs to be shipped from Ukraine.

  3. Oil Exporters Make Markets, Not War

    - Inter Press Service

    CARACAS, Nov 01 (IPS) - The decision to cut oil production by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies as of Nov. 1 comes in response to the need to face a shrinking market, although it also forms part of the current clash between Russia and the West.

  4. Developing Countries Need Monetary Financing

    - Inter Press Service

    SYDNEY and DAKAR, Nov 01 (IPS) - Developing countries have long been told to avoid borrowing from central banks (CBs) to finance government spending. Many have even legislated against CB financing of fiscal expenditure.

  5. A New Digitalisation Effort in Bangladesh Could Change Community Health Globally

    - Inter Press Service

    DHAKA, Bangladesh, Oct 31 (IPS) - The digital transformation of thousands of community health workers in Bangladesh has dramatically enhanced their work, while enabling the creation and tracking of a healthcare database covering 64 million people. The resulting model holds remarkable promise for the health of the world, especially in the context of evolving pandemics.

  6. Global jobs market set to deteriorate amid Ukraine war shocks: ILO

    - UN News

    The outlook for global labour markets has worsened in recent months and if current trends continue, vacancies will grow more scarce while global jobs growth will deteriorate significantly during the rest of the year, according to a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  7. War, Greed and Mass Manipulation

    - Inter Press Service

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 26 (IPS) - In his treatise On Warthe Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz (1780–1831) stated that war is “merely a continuation of policy with other means”. With his experience from the Napoleonic Wars von Clausewitz knew that totalitarian regimes could end up conducting huge and ruthless military campaigns. Furthermore, he assumed that to win a war it is necessary to mobilize and indoctrinate the inhabitants of an entire nation. Such an endeavour is called total wara term that actually can be applied to Putin’s war in Ukraine.

  8. While Developing Nations Hang on to a Cliffs Edge, G20 & IMF Officials Repeat Empty Words at Their Annual Meetings

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Oct 26 (IPS) - Held in-person for the first time in three years, the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank last week in Washington, D.C. failed to offer solutions to the dozens of developing countries in debt distress or on the forewarned global recession instigated by monetary tightening.

  9. Macroeconomic Policy Coordination More One-Sided, Ineffective

    - Inter Press Service

    SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 25 (IPS) - Widespread adverse reactions to the UK government’s recent ‘mini-budget’ forced new Prime Minister Liz Truss to resign. The episode highlighted problems of macroeconomic policy coordination and the interests involved.

  10. Europe in Its Labyrinth

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Oct 24 (IPS) - European politicians continue to run in all directions to find a way out of their energy crisis. One of them – Simonetta Sommaruga, the Swiss Environment Minister, asked people to ‘shower together’. Others are competing to grant the business of transporting energy from the North of Africa to the continent. All this is not new.

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