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Climate Week: World split on urgency of tackling rising temperatures, poll suggests – BBC News

Concern about climate change is growing, but there are big differences about the need for rapid action.

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There’s growing concern among citizens all over the world about climate change, according to a new global poll.
But respondents had very different attitudes to the level of urgency required to tackle the problem.
Big majorities in poorer countries strongly agreed with tackling climate change with the same vigour as Covid-19.
However in richer nations, the support for rapid action was far more muted.
Meanwhile, the Prince of Wales has warned the climate crisis wi…

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AIG to separate its life insurance arm – Financial Times

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Eurozone and US markets tumble as traders take fright over Covid surge – Telegraph.co.uk

German stocks hit hardest amid fears that restrictions will be reintroduced

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Jordan Rochester, FX strategist at Nomura, said: Now we are at an inflection point where we are starting to have a pick up of cases again and hospitalisation cases perking up as well.
“Lockdowns are coming in. The question is will politicians act in the same way with massive fiscal expansion, and its questionable.
That is going to be the big drag on growth in

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The key thing we all do at London Underground stations that’s now banned – My London

A whole new chapter in escalator etiquette

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London isn’t exactly a city designed with social distancing in mind.
The narrow streets, small shops and the huge population mean that maintaining even one-metre apart from others is almost impossible at times.
This is just as difficult in our massive London Underground system.
That’s why Transport for London (TfL) has had to introduce various new rules to keep public transport Covid safe.
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