News tagged with domino effect

Destruction spreads 'like a disease'

( -- People have cleared more than a quarter of the world’s forests and half of its grasslands, according to a paper published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society by researchers from The University ...

dateNov 25, 2009 in Ecology
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China fire rattles world chip supply chain

A fire at a giant Chinese factory making almost one sixth of the world's supply of a key high-tech component shows how vulnerable global manufacturing chains can be to an unexpected event, analysts say.

dateSep 12, 2013 in Business
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Report identifies risks to UK infrastructure

A report published today highlights the serious damage which climate change could cause to UK society and the economy by crippling vital services such as electricity, roads and broadband.

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Other
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