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  • Pandemic? What pandemic?

    Coronavirus in Context is a weekly newsletter where we bring you facts that matter about the COVID-19 pandemic and the technology trying to stop its spread. You can subscribe here. Hola totally-not-having-a-pandemic pals, I woke up early on Saturday and went outside. Dogs were barking, children were playing. People were gathered in groups. It was as if the pandemic had never happened in my cozy little beach barrio.  Nobody was wearing a mask. Social distancing? People were hugging and leaning on...

    The Next Web
  • The future of urban mobility after the pandemic

    As London and major cities around the world attempt to reopen their economies, the pandemic has changed some things forever. CNBC's Tom Chitty reports on how social distancing rules may mean we're about to see a transformation in the way we travel.

  • How the Legacy of the Pandemic Will Reshape the Future of Work

    Change in the business environment is accelerating at a never-before-seen pace, reshaping the future of work every day.

  • Why the Pandemic Might Affect the Future of Plastics Recycling

    Eleni Iacovidou, Norman Ebner Environment, Discarded masks make up most of the recent avalanche of COVID waste. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the use of plastic medical and protective equipment, such as single-use gloves, masks and aprons. Much of this equipment must be discarded after use to limit the spread of the virus. But demand for plastic packaging has also spiked in the retail sector, as customers wary of catching the virus shun loose products. Elsewhere, people are using...

    The National Interest
  • What's the future for Iran’s economy, post-pandemic?

    � In its report last month, the International Monetary Fund, pointing to the fact that during the 2008-2009 financial crisis the world’s economy withered by 1%, predicted a 3% decline in the world economy as a result of the most intense

  • Pandemic Crushes Coffee Futures To Near 15-Year Low

    Pandemic Crushes Coffee Futures To Near 15-Year Low Tyler Durden Sun, 06/28/2020 - 07:35 Coffee fundamentals indicate deteriorating demand and oversupplied conditions could soon pressure prices to 15-year lows.  A global surplus of 3.5 million bags is expected in 2020-21 as Brazil expects a record crop after a lower yield in 2019. To some degree, this had been anticipated by the market. Adding to concerns about a bulging supply imbalance, the Brazilian real has dropped...

    Zero Hedge
  • Despite pandemic setbacks, the clean energy future is underway – TechCrunch

    Since many business operations are struggling to find cash and loans to just remain open, new clean technology may be delayed.