Global Trends 2020

Britain breaks the record for coal-free power generation

Britain has just gone over 18 days without using electricity generated from coal-fired power stations.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/apr/28/britain-breaks-record-for-coal-free-power-generation

Beyond bailouts, quarantine and empty hotels: what does coronavirus mean for travel?

As COVID-19 put a stop travelling and grounded planes, the travel and hospitality sector has been left wondering when – if at all – we will ever return to a world of cheap flights and global adventure.

Most UK offices stand empty

UK-based landlord Land Securities offered a glimpse of the impact of covid on office usage as it reported a £837m loss. Less than ten per cent of its office sites were in use and many of its tenants are now struggling to pay their rent.

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52629786