Climate adaptation action offers an opportunity for the millions of workers who have lost their jobs during the pandemic—and a singular chance to address an even greater threat than COVID.
The International Monetary Fund said the global economy is set to suffer the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression this year as governments worldwide deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
Iran has requested $5 billion from the International Monetary Fund to support its fight against the pandemic.
Nearly 700 have been arrested in protests in the Ecuadorian capital as President Lenin Moreno tries to quell the violence.
"As a reference, this is approximately the size of Switzerland's entire economy," IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva explained.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined Trump administration critics in ridiculing video appearing to show Ivanka Trump awkwardly trying and failing to join G20 Summit leaders in conversation over the weekend.
Bilateral trade between China and the U.S. has cost 3.4 million American jobs, with losses occurring in every state and congressional district.
"U.S. sanctions against Iran will both weigh on Iran's oil production prospects in the medium term and reduce Iran's crude exports in the short term...," the report predicts.
More than a million people have already fled the country amid a worsening economic crisis.
The fund also warned that a turn toward protectionism in some advanced economies could threaten global prosperity.
The International Monetary Fund's managing director said there was reason to be optimistic about U.S. growth.
Prime Minister accused the IMF of coming up with "new demands for Greece; absurd, imaginary unreal."
Despite the ruling, the judges did not hand down any sentence.
Greece cannot handle more austerity.
In Israel, 6 percent of adults watched the presidential debates.
Britain's justice secretary says the public is tired of experts and "elites" telling it what to think.
Reform package intended to help unlock funds needed to pay IMF loans and ECB bonds.