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Covid crisis needs adequate minimum wages, says EC

The European Commission proposed Wednesday a new directive to ensure that EU workers are protected by adequate minimum wages allowing for a decent living during…

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CDP: Paris Agreement alignment could cut climate change costs by two-thirds

The mean damage costs of climate change will reach $5.4trn annually by 2070 and “spiral” to up to $31trn per year by 2200 if the…

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New figures reveal that the bioeconomy is worth €2.4 trillion to the European economy

In a year of challenges, fresh data today highlights the ascent of the bio-based industries, that in 2017 made a total contribution of €750 billion…

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U.N. chief warns India over ‘bad economics’ of coal

With India facing deadly air pollution, high healthcare costs and growing disaster threats from global warming, the head of the United Nations warned the country’s…

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Obey corona rules to keep economy, schools running, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday urged Germans to stick to rules aimed at controlling the new coronavirus, such as wearing masks, to ensure schools…

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‘An opportunity to bring about a better future’: Top economists call for the end of the carbon economy

Group of leading economists call on policymakers to hasten the close of the ‘carbon economy’.  More than 100 of the world’s leading economists have urged…

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Euro zone inflation unexpectedly ticks up amid record GDP slump

The euro zone’s economy recorded its deepest contraction on record in the second quarter, preliminary estimates showed on Friday, while the bloc’s inflation unexpectedly ticked…

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Brexit will deliver double shock to UK economy, study finds

A Brexit hit is looming for sectors that have emerged relatively unscathed from the Covid-19 pandemic, analysis by the London School of Economics suggests. The…

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Japan’s average minimum wage should stay the same amid virus resurgence: panel

Japan’s average minimum hourly wage should be maintained at the current level, a subcommittee of the government’s Central Minimum Wage Council decided on July 22,…

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U.N. report suggests temporary basic income to help world’s poorest amid pandemic

A temporary basic income for the world’s poorest 2.7 billion people in 132 developing countries could help slow the spread of the coronavirus by allowing…

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