Bloomberg: Latest for Inflight

Bloomberg: Latest for Inflight

Storylines: The Inside Story of the Ship That Broke Global Trade

The six-day stranding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal last March did something incredibly rare: it made regular people care about shipping, the means by which more than 80% of the world’s goods are transported. It took only one wrong turn for the container ship to bring a critical trading artery to a standstill. This is how a $1 billion worth of cargo got stuck, freed and impounded as the courts took over. Video by Angus Bennett and Jeffrey Grocott

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The Black in Focus: RZA, Wu Tang Clan

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA joins Black in Focus host Karen Toulon and Bloomberg Pursuits food editor Kate Krader to share why veganism is a part of social justice. He’s partnered with vegan companies Violife and Upfield to launch the Plant Grants program to support Black-owned vegan restaurants.

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Bloomberg Green: The Road to COP26

A month out from Glasgow, world leaders set the stage for the global climate conference at the UN General Assembly. President Biden pledges to double U.S. aid to help poorer nations fight climate change, we hear from U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry and COP26 President Alok Sharma about the commitment. One of the hot topics of conversation at the UNGA: Europe’s energy crisis. We break down what’s causing it and how bad it’s likely to get. Plus, it isn’t just policymakers pledging climate action. Billionaire Bill Gates is joining forces with business heavyweights like BlackRock’s Larry Fink to rally support for some of the world’s most demanding clean-energy projects.

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Storylines: The Great Amazonian Land Grab

The destruction of Brazil’s rainforests may have passed the point of no return. Its perpetrators aren’t just far-right government officials and industrial farmers, however. Voracious consumers everywhere are fueling demand that may collapse the “lungs of the Earth.”

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Black in Focus: Terence Blanchard

Award-winning jazz musician Terence Blanchard joins Karen Toulon on Black in Focus to discuss his opera “Fire Shut Up in My Bones.” The piece will be the first by a Black composer to be performed at the Met Opera in its 138 year history.

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Bloomberg Green: Climate Impacts and Mitigations

Hurricane Ida has ravaged the Eastern United States and worse storms are likely to come. What can America do to adapt? From rain to drought. Arizona introduces unprecedented water rations for next year. How will that impact business and agriculture? And, living with a changing climate. We look at the example of Rotterdam, a city at risk of sinking into the ocean.

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TBlack in Focus: Dean Anthony Wilbon, Howard University

Anthony Wilbon, Dean of Howard University School of Business, joins Bloomberg’s Karen Toulon to discuss diversity at the nation’s top MBA programs, and how those students can be best supported after receiving their degrees.

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