1. According to the latest news from the Hindustan Times, the cabinet of the Indian government will withdraw the agricultural reform bill on Wednesday (24), according to the latest news from the Hindustan Times on Wednesday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on the 19th that he would cancel three previously announced reform bills on the circulation of agricultural products.
2. The China-Europe train runs out of “acceleration” to expand the “circle of friends” to ease the pressure on shipping. From less than 20 trains in the first year to 12400 in 2020 and 12605 in the first 10 months of 2021, not only the number of trains in China and Europe has accelerated, but also the route map has accelerated. Since September, seaborne prices have continued to rise, and more and more traders have transferred the source of import and export goods to the Central European train.
3. The research team of the Norwegian International Centre for Climate and Environmental Research predicts climate scenarios based on emission reduction measures around 2030, and even the most optimistic scenario is not enough to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius. The long-term goal of the Paris Agreement is to limit the global average temperature rise to above the pre-industrial level and below 2 ℃, and to strive to limit the temperature rise to 1.5 ℃ above the pre-industrial level.
4. About 20 million tourists in the United States will travel by air during the Thanksgiving holiday. Airports across the United States will be busy between November 19 and 28, and passenger traffic is expected to be close to pre-epidemic levels. The number of passengers this Thanksgiving is expected to reach 5.6 million, up from 2.2 million in the same period last year, but still down from 6.3 million in the same period in 2019.
5. Us President Joe Biden will nominate Powell for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve and Brainard as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve. After the COVID-19 outbreak, the Federal Reserve launched monetary easing policy to support the economic recovery and stimulate the US stock market. There are also criticisms that the Federal Reserve under Powell has done little to mitigate the risks that climate change poses to the financial system.
6. The Italian antitrust regulator announced that Amazon was fined 68.7 million euros and Apple 134.5 million euros. Apple and Amazon signed an agreement in 2018 banning all resellers of Apple products and Beats products from operating on Amazon’s Italian website. AGCM considered the agreement a violation of article 101 of the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union and ordered the two companies to immediately stop the restrictions.
7. Scientists at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have calculated that the oxygenated atmosphere on Earth is not sustainable, according to the Frankfurt Review website. 1 billion years from now, the amount of oxygen in the earth’s atmosphere will be very low, making it impossible for aerobic organisms to survive, scientists say. The reason for this upheaval is that in the future, the sun will get hotter and hotter, carbon dioxide will absorb heat and decompose, resulting in a sharp decline in the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, photosynthetic organisms (including plants) will not be able to survive and no longer produce oxygen, resulting in a sharp reduction in oxygen.
8. The US Department of Energy will release 50 million barrels of crude oil from the strategic oil reserve to alleviate the mismatch between oil supply and demand when the economy recovers from the COVID-19 epidemic and lower oil prices, the White House announced Wednesday. The US Department of Energy said that the 50 million barrels of crude oil will be put on the market as early as mid-late December, of which 18 million barrels have been approved by Congress for direct sale, and another 32 million barrels are for short-term exchange. when oil prices stabilize, it is agreed to return the strategic oil reserve between 2022 and 2024. As of November 19, the total amount of oil stored in the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve was about 605 million barrels, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Post time: Nov-24-2021