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Latest update : 2017-09-15

The cost of climate change: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma highlight risks

Communities in the Caribbean and southern US are scrambling to deal with the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Estimates suggest the storms caused hundreds of billions of dollars of damage - costs which will be borne by federal and local governments, aid agencies, insurance firms and the victims themselves. For more on what can be done to assess, limit, and deal with the risks posed by events linked to climate change, Kate Moody talks to Gerald Maradan, co-founder and CEO of Eco-Act.

Also in this programme:

  • The electric revolution is coming to a road near you! We tell you about the top trend of the Frankfurt Motor Show and how the auto industry is adapting.
  • And it's struggled to survive years of civil war, but can Ukraine's forgotten wine industry begin to bubble back?

By Kate MOODY , Bryan QUINN , Farah BOUCHERAK , Shirli SITBON

Archives

2017-12-07 Federal Reserve

Central banks turn page on crisis-era policy

The US Federal Reserve is leading the way as central banks around the world try to tighten monetary policy, and ease into a new normal. Kate Moody asks Panmure Gordon Chief...

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2017-11-30 economy

The battle for balance: How workers struggle to switch off

It's been nearly a century since the idea of an eight-hour working day became popular in developed economies. But for many it's now an outdated concept - particularly as we spend...

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2017-11-23 Japan

Bricks vs. clicks: Will e-commerce finish off the high street shop?

As consumers splurge on Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, has e-commerce really killed the bricks and mortar shop? Stephen Carroll puts the question to Mark Charlton, head of...

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2017-11-16 Brexit

Budgeting for Brexit: Hammond under pressure to deliver bold plan for UK

Britain's Finance Minister Philip Hammond needs to strike the right balance to bolster Prime Minister Theresa May's fragile coalition. But an economy weakened by uncertainty over...

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2017-11-09 technology

Web Summit 2017: Privacy vs security

In this special edition of People & Profit, we're at the web summit in Lisbon, one of the world’s biggest technology conferences. Stephen Carroll speaks to the founder of...

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