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Al Gore: Keep your promises on climate, otherwise we will face the consequences

Al Gore: Keep your promises on climate, otherwise we will face the consequences Al Gore: Keep your promises on climate, otherwise we will face the consequences

Former US Vice President Al Gore said today that progress had been made in tackling global warming but warned the UN climate conference of the devastating consequences if countries did not keep their promises. Gore, who shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his work on informing the world about climate change, delivered a speech […]

COP26: Thousands of young people on the streets of Glasgow for the climate

COP26: Thousands of young people on the streets of Glasgow for the climate COP26: Thousands of young people on the streets of Glasgow for the climate

Thousands of young people took to the streets of Glasgow today, at the end of the first week of the international climate summit COP26, accusing the world’s powers of inaction in the face of climate deregulation, which threatens their generation and future generations. Two days of demonstrations are planned in the Scottish city for young […]

Iceland: Government imposes new restrictions and calls for a third tranche

Iceland: Government imposes new restrictions and calls for a third tranche Iceland: Government imposes new restrictions and calls for a third tranche

To address the record increase in Covid-19 cases, the Icelandic government today announced a series of measures, including a return to mandatory mask use in some areas and a reduction in the number of participants in public rallies. The country’s chief epidemiologist also called for a third dose to all citizens over the age of […]

Germany: Carriers warn of supply chain collapse due to lack of AdBlue

Germany: Carriers warn of supply chain collapse due to lack of AdBlue Germany: Carriers warn of supply chain collapse due to lack of AdBlue

Transport companies warn of an “imminent collapse of the supply chain” of the market and point out that the timely supply of goods and services “is no longer safe”. According to Handelsblatt, in a letter to the (acting) Minister of Economy Peter Altmeier, the Federal Freight and Logistics Union (BGL) and the Federal Business Association […]

Russia: The pandemic is getting worse in some areas

Russia: The pandemic is getting worse in some areas Russia: The pandemic is getting worse in some areas

The Covid-19 pandemic has worsened in 10 Russian regions, although it was decided to keep workers away from work for a week in order to stem the rise in infections, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said today. At least five of the 85 districts have decided to extend the “non-working days” announced by President […]

Germany: Two out of three companies report a lack of qualified staff

Germany: Two out of three companies report a lack of qualified staff Germany: Two out of three companies report a lack of qualified staff

Two out of three German companies report a shortage of qualified staff, according to a survey by the Bertelsmann Foundation. Most of the vacancies are for young trainees, while the demand for graduates is now limited. According to the Foundation, in 2020 54% of companies surveyed said they could not find qualified employees, but the […]

Germany: Booster dose for all those over six months of basic vaccination

Germany: Booster dose for all those over six months of basic vaccination Germany: Booster dose for all those over six months of basic vaccination

Anyone who completes six months of their primary vaccination against Covid-19 can receive the booster dose of the vaccine, the state and state health ministers said in a bid to stem the fourth wave of the pandemic, which he said Federal Service Secretary Jens Spann “is already hitting us hard.” The health ministers, who have […]

UN: Sudan coup’s ‘deeply worrying’

UN: Sudan coup’s ‘deeply worrying’ UN: Sudan coup’s ‘deeply worrying’

The October 25 coup in Sudan “is deeply worrying,” the High Commissioner for Human Rights said today at the start of a special session of the Geneva Human Rights Council on the situation in the country. “The coup betrays the courageous revolution of 2019 that was a source of inspiration,” said Michelle Bachelet. “I urge […]

Russia: 40,735 new cases and 1,192 deaths recorded

Russia: 40,735 new cases and 1,192 deaths recorded Russia: 40,735 new cases and 1,192 deaths recorded

Russia says 40,735 new cases and 1,192 deaths (compared to 1,195 the day before) have been reported in the past 24 hours as authorities fight a new wave of the virus that has forced them to re-impose a partial blockade. in national level. The total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic has […]

US Secretary of Energy calls on OPEC to increase production

US Secretary of Energy calls on OPEC to increase production US Secretary of Energy calls on OPEC to increase production

US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm on Friday called on oil-producing countries to immediately increase oil production in order to reduce the cost of living. The US government official made the move just one day after the decision of the OPEC cartel and its allies (who together form the OPEC + scheme) to continue with […]