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Are developed countries pulling their weight in the climate crisis?

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Jordan's King Abdullah II delivers a pre-recorded message at the 76th session UN General Assembly on September 22, 2021, in New York. (Photo by JOHN ANGELILLO / POOL / AFP) (Photo by JOHN ANGELILLO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Jordan's King Abdullah II delivers a pre-recorded message at the 76th session UN General Assembly on September 22, 2021, in New York. (Photo by JOHN ANGELILLO / POOL / AFP) (Photo by JOHN ANGELILLO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) John Angelillo/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

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All this talk about the Fed "tapering" bond-buying — what's it to you?

by Sabri Ben-Achour Sep 22, 2021
Two words: interest rates. On stuff like mortgages. Business loans. Keeping them low keeps capital flowing in this pandemic economy.

How did disaster aid get tangled up in the fight over the debt ceiling?

by Kimberly Adams Sep 22, 2021
There are more disasters than Congress budgets for. And the federal fiscal year coincides with peak hurricane and wildfire season.
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Supply chain, shipping and pricing woes: “This is how we learn to sail”

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Sep 22, 2021
Personal care products company Bite faced a lot of obstacles to launch its aluminum-packaged deodorant during the holiday shipping season.
Brexit

Has Brexit boosted London’s financial center?

by Stephen Beard Sep 22, 2021
British financial services exports to the EU rose in the first few months after the U.K. left the bloc.
A Warmer World

Need for climate finance front and center at U.N. General Assembly

by Samantha Fields Sep 22, 2021
Developed countries pledged $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poorer nations mitigate and adapt to climate change.

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Days To Come Bonobo, Bajka
Sleight of Hand Wild Nothing
Colours Hot Chip
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