Economy

The birth rates of several of the world’s largest nations have started to drop. Japan is one case in point. The size of its entire population may actually start to fall in the coming decades....
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights When the history of the world’s energy transition away from fossil fuels is written, the Keystone XL oil pipeline battle of the past decade will be...
Populations of underdeveloped countries face many challenges to living a long life. This African country has the youngest population of any nation in the world.
The oldest living mammal in the world is believed to be the bowhead whale, one of which is known to be 268 years old.
Several universities dominate the list of places from which the world's 100 richest billionaires went to school, but Harvard tops the list.
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights As Europe readies the first carbon border levies, a disturbing estimate arrives of the financial impact of sudden taxes on polluters, and their economies....
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights Two signs of the climate finance apocalypse this week, as stock markets flirt with record highs. A California non-profit claims to be the first carbon...
There is some debate about when San Marino officially became a country. Its constitution was written in 1600, but it may be much older.
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights In the frothy world of ESG stocks, ocean investing is still just a proverbial drop in the $2 trillion bucket. The same confusing metrics and lack of...
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights As much as 10% of the world’s giant sequoia trees were destroyed by a single wildfire that swept through California’s Sequoia National Forest last...
New York City tops the list of the metropolitan areas with the most hurricane risk in 2021.
Drought levels across most of the southwest and California are at the worst level in decades. In some cases, the problem is the worst it has been in a century. There is no sign it will let up in the...
Nearly 9 million jobs lost during the COVID-19 pandemic have not been recovered. Jobless claims by week, a regularly used measure of people who have lost jobs, were well over a million a week...
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights Tesla’s weak stock performance this year may be self-inflicted, but every damaging new revelation strengthens the opposition on Capitol Hill to the...
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights Can’t help noticing that the two biggest cyber attacks this spring — Colonial Pipeline and now JBS, the Brazilian meat giant — have targeted the...