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Bitcoin mining has totally recovered from the Chinese ban

MacKenzie Sigalos CNBC. 11th of December 2021 Global Bitcoin mining has seen a sharp recovery from the dip it took due to Chinese officials banning mining Activities in may. China accounted for over 50% of global hash rates, meaning it had 50% of the worldwide computing power per second needed to mine bitcoin. The hash…

Transforming Asia’s food system to tackle our food and climate crises

The Straits Times. 11th of December 2021 A whopping 30% of greenhouse emissions come from food production, with Asian countries like India, China and Indonesia representing 50% of emissions from croplands. This is in the form of Methane emissions from Rice Paddies. A serious issue is food waste. Over 1/3 of global food produced goes…

Shows Russia putting Missiles on Islands Claimed by Japan

Russia sends defence missiles to Pacific islands claimed by Japan

The Diplomat: 2nd of December 2021 Russia has deployed a coastal defence missile system on islands claimed by Japan, raising tensions in a contested region. The Bastion missile defence system can hit ships up to 500KM away. The tension over these islands dates back to World War 2 and has kept the countries from signing…

India’s Road to Net-Zero

Jitendra Bisht and Soumya Singhal: The Diplomat. 26th of November 2021 Following global trends, Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, has committed to Net Zero by 2070. Whilst undoubtedly a step in the right direction, this is 20 years after most European Countries pledge of Net Zero by 2050 and 10 years after Fellow BRIC country China’s 2060…