As a country under Western sanctions, Zimbabwe has failed to obtain significant financial bail-outs from major multilateral lenders to fight the disease, but China has stood behind the country, offering the much-needed assistance that has helped strengthen the country’s response to the pandemic.
While the current coronavirus pandemic continues to endanger millions of lives around the world, there was an enormous decline in CO2 emissions in the first half of 2020 — higher than during the 2008 financial crisis, the 1979 oil crisis, or even World War II.
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has tapped former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to spearhead a campaign to press for more debates this fall, starting earlier than usual and to have a say in choosing the moderators.
Southeast Asian economies are having a big impact from the global economic crisis caused by the spreading of the pandemic.
Leaders of seven southern European countries on Thursday urged Turkey to end “unilateral and illegal activities” in the eastern Mediterranean and resume dialogue to ease tensions in the region.
Aviation emissions are said to account for about 3% of the EU’s total greenhouse gas emissions. Global Annual international aviation emissions are already around 70% higher comparing 2020 with 2005.
Almost three weeks have passed since the Israeli government approved a second lockdown for the whole country.