Experts from the Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team indicate by model calculations that between 7 and 43 million in 11 European countries have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 until 28 March. Up to 180.000 Danes can be infected. The prevalence of infection decreases as a result of the many interventions, but it also means that we are very far from herd immunity.
Can Coronavirus and Italy trigger a new euro crisis? Italy has major structural problems and many years of low growth. The shutdown of the economy in many areas as a result of Coronavirus combined with unclear ECB reports raises concerns about the world's 8th largest and the euro's third largest economy.
In September, it was briefly mentioned on NASA's website that Google's quantum computer had been able to perform calculations in 200 seconds, which would have taken 10.000 years on the world's fastest supercomputer, Summit, at the Oak Ridge National Lab. IBM has now in a blog and a technical paper argued that the claim is […]
Investing in ESG pays off financially, Deutsche Bank concludes after reviewing over 2.000 studies. Sustainability is hotter than ever, and according to JP recently, in the first half of this year alone, 77 new sustainable investment funds were added in Europe. CSR, ESG, SDG, SRI, Impact Investing… have never been so hot. There has through […]
Shortly before the 2018 FIFA World Cup began, scientists, banks, game producers and artificial intelligence (AI) experts came up with bids on who will win this time. The traditional favorites dominate. Of course. Surprises cannot be predicted. Scientists: Spain wins A group of researchers at TU Dortmund, TU Munich and Ghent University in Belgium have used artificial intelligence […]
Mass death among insects is a global phenomenon The photo below was taken in my garden and shows an INSECT. Even of the pollinating kind. But you must also have noticed that there are not very many insects this year. However, this is not something that can only be observed this year. Insect populations worldwide have declined […]
15 Nordic companies are in the Top 100 Corporate Knights, a Canadian company working for “Clean Capitalism”, published earlier this year its 14th annual ranking of the world's 100 most sustainable large companies. The 100 have been found from 5.994 listed companies with at least DKK 1 billion. USD in annual revenue from 22 countries, each […]
Solar energy has long been the fastest growing trend among renewable energy sources globally. Even in the US, the election of Trump cannot stop the growth of the solar energy industry, which for years has been the fastest growing industry - and in 2015, job growth showed 12 times stronger than in the overall US economy. Clean Tech and renewable energy, […]