Stopping climate change could boost the world economy by £15 trillion – Tuesday March 21
Efforts to slow climate change won’t just keep the planet habitable. They will also boost the world economy by $19 trillion (£15.2 trillion).
Investments in renewable power and energy efficiency will add about 0.8 per cent to global gross domestic product by 2050, the International Renewable Energy Agency, or Irena, said Monday in a report produced for the German government.
Governments are committing resources to green energy in a bid to keep warming within 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit), of pre-industrial conditions, in accordance with the landmark Paris Agreement on global warming.
‘UK Disneyland’ set to open in five years in Kent – Friday March 10
It’s the news British film-lovers and thrill-seekers have been waiting to hear forever – no longer do we have to schlep across the seas to get our fix of stardust and adrenaline, for the UK is finally getting its own ‘Disneyland’.
The theme park will be the first of its kind in the UK, and is being created by film company Paramount at a cost of £3.5 billion.
John Lewis cuts staff bonuses to lowest in 63 years despite soaring profits – Thursday March 9
John Lewis has cut its employee bonus to the lowest level in more than 60 years despite announcing surging profits.
The partnership, which is owned by its employees, reduced the bonus to 6 per cent of salaries making it the lowest since 1954. It is the fourth year in a row that the payment has been cut.