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Australia’s greenhouse pollution from coal higher per person than any other developed country, data shows
Despite the growth of renewable energy, Australia’s per capita coal emissions of 4.04 tonnes of CO2 a year is nearly four times the global average

Graham Readfearn

19, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Shock absorbers of poverty’: women’s lives cut short by their unequal position in society
High levels of inequality in England is shortening female life expectancy in the poorest areas

Alexandra Topping

17, Apr, 2022 @8:48 PM

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Women in England’s poorest areas die younger than in most OECD countries
Exclusive: average life expectancy in most deprived areas is 78.7 years, worse than the average of any OECD nation except Mexico

Andrew Gregory Health editor

17, Apr, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Global overseas aid climbs to all-time high, rising 4.4% in real terms – OECD
Concern expressed that figures count Covid vaccines as aid, while Britain is among EU countries accused of ‘gutting’ contributions

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

13, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Mathias Cormann calls for greater foreign aid despite role in Australian cuts
OECD leader urges increase despite previously defending Australia’s cuts while finance minister

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

13, Apr, 2022 @3:30 AM

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Ukraine war means governments must help with soaring bills, says OECD
Leading thinktank raises global inflation forecast to 7.5% as cost of food staples, minerals and energy rises

Larry Elliott Economics editor

17, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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UK house prices remain turbo-charged without sales of healthy market | Phillip Inman
Cutting stamp duty and interest rates saved financial system from hardship but widened property wealth gap

Phillip Inman

01, Dec, 2021 @7:18 PM

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OECD warns Omicron variant could derail world economy
Fears variant will amplify shortages, driving up inflation, or even force repeat of earliest phase of pandemic

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

01, Dec, 2021 @2:29 PM

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England has highest death rates of older patients in western world, study finds
Exclusive: research body looks at over-65s hospitalised with hip fractures, heart failure or diabetes

Andrew Gregory Health editor

10, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Wealthy nations urged to meet $100bn climate finance goal
Countries must close gap on funding target for developing countries says European Commission president

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

28, Oct, 2021 @3:55 PM

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Former finance minister who helped sink carbon price now urging Australia to adopt one
Mathias Cormann, now head of the OECD, was instrumental in repealing the nation’s key climate policy in 2014

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

28, Oct, 2021 @9:19 AM

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Will Ireland’s corporation tax rise see tech companies leave Dublin?
Analysts question if Dublin’s reputation as a leading tech hub could be undermined by new 15% tax rate

Lisa O'Carroll in Dublin

23, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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