The world is getting much better

"If the world is getting so much better, why does everyone seem so miserable? Perhaps because in the U.S., life is improving more slowly than in poorer countries, and in some places it is getting worse." Greg Ip shares on WSJ and continues: "Perhaps it also feels irresponsible to celebrate the many ways the world is quietly getting better because it distracts from the fight against things that are loudly getting worse: polarized and authoritarian politics, deadly opioids, nuclear proliferation, and most of all, a warming climate—a consequence of all those new middle-class entrants burning fossil fuels.Yet obsessing over such perils is how we’ll likely solve them". See his proposals to face them in the article

Green Finance in UK

The Green Finance Taskforce publishes its report, “Accelerating Green Finance” calling on Government to consolidate the UK’s position as a world-leading hub for green finance.