Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Can the global economy battle through another COVID-19 setback? | Counting the Cost” – below is their description.
Last week, after scientists in South Africa identified a new coronavirus variant, borders were suddenly closed off to passenger travel from Southern African countries, oil prices fell more than 10 percent, and stock markets took a hit.
Markets and economies are expected to face weeks of uncertainty as investors closely watch for updates on Omicron. What comes next largely depends on what scientists discover and how quickly they do so.
Also, green hydrogen has been hailed as the energy of the future; can it help decarbonise economies?Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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