How soaring energy costs could hobble the covid-19 recovery

How soaring energy costs could hobble the covid-19 recovery

Oct 23rd 2021FUEL PRICES over the past month show the same vertiginous upward slope as a covid-19 case count during a particularly brutal wave. Coal and gas prices have touched all-time highs. Asian spot prices for gas have jumped by nearly 1,000% in the past year. The cost of oil has soared as shortages of … Read more

Oil prices climb as COVID recovery, power generators stoke demand

Oil prices climb as COVID recovery, power generators stoke demand

General view of Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura oil refinery and oil terminal in Saudi Arabia May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Ahmed JadallahBrent touches highest since Oct 2018, WTI highest since Oct 2014U.S. drillers add oil and gas rigs for sixth week in a rowChina cuts independent refinery oil import quotasSINGAPORE, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Oil prices hit … Read more

Matt Hancock appointed UN special envoy to help Covid recovery in Africa | Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock has announced he has been appointed a special representative to the United Nations. The former health secretary will focus on helping African countries recover from Covid-19.Hancock said he was “honoured” to have been given the role, adding on Twitter: “I’ll be working with the UN, the UN Economic Commission for Africa to help … Read more

Hopes and fears for the global Covid-19 recovery

Hopes and fears for the global Covid-19 recovery

The recovery from the shock of Covid-19 was quicker and stronger than anybody expected a year-and-a-half ago. This we owe to a big scientific and organisational achievement: the development and mass production of effective vaccines. A depressingly large proportion of humanity is suspicious of this modern miracle. Yet this success and the recovery it has … Read more

Piers Morgan details irritating long haul COVID effects weeks after recovery

Piers Morgan details irritating long haul COVID effects weeks after recovery

Piers Morgan caught COVID back in July after he visited the Euro 2020 final By Web Desk September 23, 2021 Piers Morgan details ‘irritating’ long-haul COVID effects, weeks after recovery British broadcaster Piers Morgan has opened up about his COVID-19 symptoms and how he still seems to be suffering from them.Turning to Twitter, the TV … Read more