HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-06-13 21:32

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target

Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading sola...

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target

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France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
2019-06-28 04:48

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU leaders hoping for the bloc to lead the fight against global warming by agreeing on Thursday to go carbon neutral by 2050 engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern states that doing so could cost jobs....
2019-06-20 18:48

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement....
2019-06-21 09:16

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goal being moved to a footnote in the final summit statement....
2019-06-21 10:16

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal....
2019-06-12 18:16

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but there is no unanimity yet, a senior EU official said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 17:48

EU energy chief says Europe must commit to carbon neutrality by 2050 Reluctant European Union nations must be convinced to back the goal of zeroing out carbon emissions by 2050, the bloc's energy chief told the European Parliament on Thursday, saying the fight against climate change topped the political agenda....
2019-07-04 16:48

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summit this week....
2019-06-18 00:32

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 year...
2019-06-05 10:32

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have blocked the EU from inching closer to a net-zero carbon emissions target for 2050.European leaders meetin...
2019-06-21 01:48

Germany seeking EU summit decision on going carbon neutral by 2050: official Germany is aiming to get European Union leaders to agree to make the bloc carbon neutral by 2050 at this week's summit, a government official said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 17:48

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in part using revenues from reversing Trump administrati...
2019-06-04 23:32

EU summit draft conclusions back call for carbon neutrality by 2050 European Union leaders may agree to back going carbon neutral by 2050 on Thursday, according to language in the latest draft conclusions for their summit seen by Reuters....
2019-06-19 21:16

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
2019-06-19 21:16

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm than good"....
2019-07-17 19:00

Build more nuclear reactors to reach net zero carbon target – CBI Business group says nuclear programme will be key for low carbon economy in UKThe UK should keep building large-scale nuclear plants and “mini-nuke” reactors to help reach a net zero carbon target by 2050, according to Britain’s biggest business grou...
2019-06-28 03:16

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goalsTheresa May is deceiving us, either deliberately o...
2019-06-16 21:00

Andy Burnham reveals 2038 carbon target for Greater Manchester Plans for airport expansion and new roads lead to mayor being accused of ‘empty rhetoric’ The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged to make the region carbon neutral by 2038,more than a decade earlier than the target date adopted by ...
2019-06-13 22:16

Climate advisers warn Government faces 'get-real' moment over 2050 zero-emissions target The Government's own climate advisers have warned it faces a "get-real" moment as the bold new target to cut pollution to zero by 2050 is not supported by a plan of action....
2019-07-10 07:32

UPDATE 1-U.S. rooftop solar company Sunnova Energy plans IPO -sources Sunnova Energy Corp, which finances and manages residential solar and storage systems across the United States, is planning a stock market flotation that could value the company at more than $1 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter...
2019-06-12 06:16

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
2019-07-19 19:32

Berkshire takes $377 million charge tied to solar company that U.S. linked to fraud Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said a $377 million charge it incurred recently was tied to a solar generation company that U.S. authorities have linked to fraud....
2019-05-21 17:48

E-scooter company Spin will place dozens of start-up’s solar-powered docking stations in two cities this summer Two U.S. cities, have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designated place to park their devices, keeping sidewalks free of clutter....
2019-05-22 05:32

Taxpayers won't cough up to meet emissions target - poll British taxpayers oppose every option to help fund the government's promise to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a Sky Data poll shows....
2019-06-12 21:00

St. Louis Fed Chief Says Interest Rate May Be Cut to Meet Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the U.S. central bank may need to lower its short-term interest-rate target if inflation doesn’t appear on track to rise back to desired levels....
2019-05-22 13:00

Fortnite Solar Array Locations: Visit solar array in the snow, desert and Jungle Challenge Visit a solar array in the snow, desert, and the jungle is the latest Season 9 Fortnite Challenge. Here's everything you need to know to help you complete it and earn those Battle Stars....
2019-07-04 14:32

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019' John Minchillo/AP Images Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers unable to check out from stores. The incident was dubbed "The Great Target Outage of '19" on social m...
2019-06-16 00:00

Net-zero by 2050: What does it mean? The EU is expected to commit to going carbon neutral. But what will net-zero emissions mean in practice? What are negative emissions, and why do we need them? DW unpicks the jargon....
2019-05-31 13:32

Duchess, Meet Queen? Beyoncé and Meghan Markle May Meet at The Lion King’s London Premiere They’re two of the world’s most famous women (with equally famous husbands), are both working moms, share a few famous friends and both even sport royal titles (albeit one slightly more official than the other). But have Duchess of Sussex Meghan Mark...
2019-07-01 21:48

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-19 16:32

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair with Energy, she discovered something ...
2019-07-01 09:32

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected to become the world's most-populated country by 2027....
2019-06-18 07:00

UK proposal would eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 The UK is setting firmer environmental targets in the wake of large-scale climate protests. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed legislation that would cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 -- the "first major economy to do so," s...
2019-06-13 18:16

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-18 05:32

Poland wants money for agreeing to CO2 neutrality in 2050 - PM Poland wants a strong compensation package for its industry in exchange for agreeing to commit the European Union to a more ambitious target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the country's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said....
2019-06-21 10:16

Climate impacts of airplane contrails could triple by 2050 Under certain conditions, airplane contrails become contrail cirrus, icy clouds that trap the sun's heat and warms the planet. New research suggests the climate impact of airplane contrails could triple by 2050....
2019-06-28 00:16

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study....
2019-07-11 18:32

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from the current 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social...
2019-06-17 19:16

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to an end by 2050 unless action is taken on greenhouse gas emissions....
2019-06-04 04:48

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising temperatures reduce oxygen levels in the oceans. Analysis of crustaceans found in...
2019-06-17 22:48

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth yet....
2019-07-11 11:16

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
2019-07-12 16:48

Biden announces $5 trillion plan for net zero emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the US to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 years,...
2019-06-04 16:48

Retreating Swiss glacier spurred May's new 2050 climate goal British Prime Minister Theresa May said her surprise at the rapid retreat of a glacier she knew from years of walking holidays in the Swiss Alps had strengthened her resolve to commit Britain to a new target of net zero carbon by 2050....
2019-06-19 17:48

Civilization could crumble by 2050 if we don’t stop climate change now, new paper says It seems every week there’s a scary new report about how man-made climate change is going to cause the collapse of the world’s ice sheets, result in the extinction of up to 1 million animal species and — if that wasn’t bad enough — ...
2019-06-05 08:32

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after resistance from Poland, the Czech Republic, Estonia and Hungary....
2019-06-20 22:48

EU leaders may toughen climate goal for 2050, haggle over top jobs The EU's 28 national leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday are likely to embrace a more ambitious stance on fighting climate change but haggle over who should steer the bloc, including its monetary policy, in coming years....
2019-06-20 15:01

Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050 Nearly 80% of cities to undergo dramatic and potentially disastrous changes, study findsLondon will have a similar climate in three decades’ time to that of Barcelona today, according to research – but if that seems enticing, a warning: the change co...
2019-07-10 20:32

U.S wages lost to unpaid family care to hit $147 billion by 2050 As the U.S. population ages, the total annual cost of lost wages for unpaid family caregiving is on track to more than double, to reach $147 billion by 2050, a recent study suggests....
2019-06-29 07:00

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
2019-06-10 22:48

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will have to adapt to the consequences of an ageing po...
2019-06-17 19:48

YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Maza with anti-gay and racist speech that frequently incited harassment. Tonight the streaming platform...
2019-06-06 15:32

World Population Expected to Reach 9.7 Billion in 2050, United Nations Reports (UNITED NATIONS) — The world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday. The U.N. Department of Economic a...
2019-06-18 02:00

Visegrad group to agree common stance on EU's 2050 climate goals: Hungary Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic - the so-called "Visegrad Four" countries - will agree a common stance on the European Union's 2050 climate goals, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 12:48

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
2019-07-18 15:48

End of civilization: climate change apocalypse could start by 2050 if we don't act, report warns A chilling Australian paper outlines a Doomsday scenario for humans if we don’t deal with climate change. Experts say it's actually quite rational.        ...
2019-06-06 09:16

Trump Blasts Fed Policies, Euro's Value to the Dollar President Trump renewed his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying that the Fed has raised rates too high and that its policy of shrinking its bond portfolio is “ridiculous.”...
2019-06-11 19:32

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a minister who is close to him said an early national election was possible depending on the result....
2019-05-25 02:32

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided again...
2019-05-24 05:00

Europe’s populists rebrand but policies remain the same BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s far-right and populist parties are rebranding themselves as a new group dubbed Identity and Democracy in the European Parliament — but with many of the same faces and most of the old policies. Claiming to be riding the ...
2019-06-13 16:48

AMA says 'No' to 'Medicare for All' while endorsing policies that would make it inevitable The American Medical Association, the nation's largest doctors group, narrowly voted to maintain its long-standing opposition to "Medicare for all" and other proposals for single-payer medicine....
2019-06-12 03:00

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New York headquarters....
2019-06-07 14:16

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: In some, a child can skip vaccines if their parent...
2019-06-13 21:00

Iran says US 'hostile policies' dangerous for the region President Trump's plan to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East is "extremely dangerous" for peace in the region, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif....
2019-05-25 23:48

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion rights....
2019-06-04 09:00

Salvini has been 'following' Trump's immigration policies, but he will not separate children Italy's Matteo Salvini tells Christiane Amanpour that he has been "following closely" the US "approach against illegal migration" but added that separating children from their parents is where he would draw the line....
2019-06-15 03:32

Apple's new App Store policies push developers to use its sign-in At WWDC Apple continued to position itself as separate from tech rivals like Google and Facebook on the issue of privacy, unveiling a new "Sign-in with Apple" feature that hides your identity even from developers. So, given the value of collecting in...
2019-06-04 13:16

Qualcomm might be able to continue its anticompetitive chip selling policies Last month, Judge Lucy Koh finally issued a ruling in a case that could force Qualcomm to change the way it does business. The case, known as the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) v. Qualcomm was originally heard during a ten-day period at the beginning...
2019-06-03 04:48

Trump's policies add luster to gold at dollar's expense Central banks in emerging countries are hoarding the precious metal at the fastest pace in decades. The "weaponization" of the dollar by President Trump is making countries increasingly wary of the greenback....
2019-06-11 18:48

Report: Kentucky Counties Have Inconsistent Bail Policies LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new report says Kentucky counties have “wildly inconsistent” bail practices. The Courier Journal reports the study was released Tuesday by the Berea-based Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, a nonprofit research ...
2019-06-13 11:00

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other lawmakers say they will press forward on legislation to rein in laws that give the president wide author...
2019-06-14 16:16

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have emboldened Iranian hard-liners and cornered reformists even further....
2019-06-14 13:00

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over re...
2019-06-13 18:16

Sorry, but YouTube's new video removal policies are consistent with the First Amendment It may be called YouTube, but that doesn’t mean it belongs to you. It is the property of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. People on both sides of the political aisle seem to have forgotten this crucial fact. They also seem to have forgotten th...
2019-06-06 23:00

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
2019-06-07 20:01

Tory MPs set out green manifesto urging more eco-friendly policies Fracking ban and new environment act among influential group’s suggestionsFracking should be banned, the UK must take global leadership on the climate emergency and a royal commission should decide how to build homes in an environmentally sustainable...
2019-07-02 22:48

Little Rock police to overhaul no-knock drug raid policies LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Little Rock Police Department says it’s overhauling policies for obtaining no-knock warrants in drug raids, eight months after a man alleged officers blasted down his door and raided his apartment without probable c...
2019-06-13 01:32

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee district attorney is trying to change that. (July 10)        ...
2019-07-10 16:48

YouTube clumsily tries to rectify its confusing anti-harassment policies (again) Facing immense pressure, YouTube has said it will reexamine its harassment policies and update them. The company said it will do so in “consultation with experts, creators, journalists and those who have, themselves, been victims of harassment.” The ...
2019-06-06 11:16

Shoppers to be able to view firms' policies on supply chain slavery Theresa May is to announce a series of measures to build on the Modern Slavery Act and help protect people against forced labour, sexual exploitation and trafficking....
2019-06-11 07:00

Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Rebuking the President’s Policies The minister, Carlos Urzúa, was part of the president’s inner circle and worked to give investors confidence that the leftist leader would be fiscally disciplined....
2019-07-10 02:16

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
2019-06-13 18:16

Google brings in new privacy policies to make Chrome extensions better One of the best things about the Chrome web browser is the sheer number of extensions available in the Chrome Web Store that add additional features – such as ad blocking and VPNs.However, some of them collect user data without users knowing &...
2019-05-31 12:48

CNN's Don Lemon insists Trump's base actually likes Obama, just not his policies CNN anchor Don Lemon dismissed the notion that President Trump's supporters dislike former President Obama, insisting they believe that he is a "kind, decent man" who simply didn't like his policies. ...
2019-06-04 08:16

Pompeo visits Swiss event as Trump’s policies raise concerns MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is joining Trump adviser Jared Kushner at a closed-doors meeting of the Bilderberg Group in the Swiss lakeside resort of Montreux. Saturday’s annual gathering has long been shroud...
2019-06-01 19:48

Biden campaign trail speech to assail Trump's foreign policies Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden will seek to play to his strengths on Thursday with a speech that draws upon his experience in...
2019-07-11 13:16

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have damaged America's standing Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy as erratic and extreme....
2019-07-11 20:32

A Peace Corps for Climate Change Is Among the Most Popular Green New Deal Policies Americans want to get to work saving the planet from catastrophic climate change. Presidential candidate Jay Inslee’s idea of forming a Climate Conservation Corps—akin to the Peace Corps and Americorps—is among the most popular climate policies assoc...
2019-06-08 20:32

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
2019-05-29 21:16

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it...
2019-06-06 00:48

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as w...
2019-06-06 22:00

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
2019-07-12 12:00

US insurer Chubb to stop investing in or selling policies to coal firms Company becomes latest to make pledge as risks of climate crisis become clearerChubb will become the first US insurer to turn its back on the global coal industry by beginning to phase out its coal investments and insurance policies within the next t...
2019-07-01 17:32

Canadian supplier CEO says softening market '100% attributed to Trump’s trade policies' Linda Hasenfratz, the CEO of Canadian auto supplier Linamar, says President Donald Trump's tariffs — whether threatened or implemented — increase costs and create uncertainty....
2019-06-13 20:32

Pathways to a low-carbon China Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if not 1.5 C — will be impossible without dramatic action from the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, China. T...
2019-07-09 01:48

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of what awaits us in 2050 if a UK government pledge t...
2019-06-16 10:48

An escape route for carbon As many of us may recall from grade school science class, the Earth’s carbon cycle goes something like this: As plants take up carbon dioxide and convert it into organic carbon, they release oxygen back into the air. Complex life forms such as oursel...
2019-06-12 20:32

How much carbon does our lumber sequester? Enlarge (credit: US BLM) Carbon sequestration is generally thought of as locking carbon out of the atmosphere semi-permanently by incorporating it into rocks or forests that are then preserved. But there's a large cache of carbon in a form that's n...
2019-07-07 21:16

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS N...
2019-05-23 00:32

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new legislation....
2019-06-27 20:48

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker P...
2019-05-24 06:48

Brazil's central bank chief eyes 'micro' policies to get credit flowing Brazil's central bank will focus on an agenda of 'micro' measures and initiatives rather than macroeconomic policies to get credit and lending flowing, the head of the bank said on Monday....
2019-06-03 21:32

‘It’s Bad News For the Free Market.’ U.S. Businesses Are Spooked by President Trump’s Trade Policies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. Corporate America was blindsided last week whe...
2019-06-12 09:32

Haitians and Africans Are Increasingly Among Those Stranded Along US-Mexico Border by Trump Immigration Policies A school vice principal from Cameroon fleeing ethnic violence; a mother and child from Haiti searching for a better life; a construction worker from Angola fleeing religious persecution....
2019-07-09 05:32

John Kelly ‘cashing in’ on Trump immigration policies, far-left Dems allege Two far-left Democrats have accused former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly of “cashing in” on the Trump administration’s immigration policies since leaving that position, according to a report....
2019-06-07 16:01

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
2019-06-12 15:32

‘Huge data gaps’ hampering ‘evidence-based’ national migration policies There are still “huge gaps at country level,” to be overcome in order to develop an effective global migration data programme, said the head of the Demographic and Social Statistics Branch of UN Statistics, on Monday....
2019-05-21 14:32

Fox News host Tucker Carlson praises Elizabeth Warren's economic policies Conservative news show anchor praises the Democratic 2020 election candidate for promoting ‘economic patriotism’ Conservative news show anchor Tucker Carlson has praised Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s economic policy plan, ...
2019-06-07 06:32

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-07-16 00:48

Secret Border Patrol chat is not first time a group has violated Facebook policies The company’s strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly clashing with its capacity to monitor those that break rules against hate speech and harassment, critics say....
2019-07-05 21:16

Warren proposes creating 'Department of Economic Development' modeled after China's policies Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., a top contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed Tuesday replacing the Commerce Department with an "Department of Economic Development" that would copy China's economic development policies. The res...
2019-06-05 10:32

Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen’ Individual federal judges across the country have been issuing nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in record numbers, blocking a range of executive policies from being enforced....
2019-05-22 23:16

Brexit is political poison, and it’s green policies that are suffering | Molly Scott Cato The spat over VAT on solar batteries shows how Brussels-bashing is taking precedence over urgent social priorities• Molly Scott Cato is a Green MEPAs pro-European MEPs we grow weary of the government claiming credit for European achievements while bl...
2019-06-28 00:00

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “Omid” at-mentioned her on Twitter: “your IG account was deleted due to your porn activities,” it read,...
2019-06-06 22:16

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube says a popular conservative host is not violating the company’s policies despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media companies’ willingness to police behavior o...
2019-06-06 00:48

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill gove...
2019-05-22 04:48

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
2019-06-29 01:32

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday....
2019-06-01 09:16

Aluminum's carbon footprint is dirty If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
2019-07-22 09:32

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
2019-05-27 07:00

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
2019-07-17 13:16

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-07-16 05:01

Pantry ingredients can help grow carbon nanotubes Baking soda, table salt, and detergent are surprisingly effective ingredients for cooking up carbon nanotubes, researchers at MIT have found. In a study published this week in the journal Angewandte Chemie, the team reports that sodium-containing ...
2019-05-29 07:48

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
2019-05-26 19:48

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition. (July 9)        ...
2019-07-09 23:16

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
2019-07-06 07:16

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
2019-05-23 03:16

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
2019-05-27 23:32

The hidden carbon footprint of aluminum cars If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
2019-07-22 21:00

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
2019-05-30 22:16

Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed at cutting emissions....
2019-07-22 14:32

Putin says liberalism has 'outlived its purpose' and praised Trump's tough immigration policies ahead of the G20 summit Reuters Russian president Vladimir Putin said liberalism has "outlived its purpose" and praised the rise of right-wing populism in Europe in an interview with the Financial Times. Putin told the Times that liberal leaders "cannot simply dictate any...
2019-06-28 04:32

UNICEF urges ‘transformative shift’ in family-friendly work policies to reap ‘huge’ benefits Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy recommendations on Friday it says will likely reap “huge” benefits....
2019-07-19 04:32

Conservative NYT columnist called 'white nationalist' after blasting 2020 Dems for pro-illegal immigrant policies New York Times columnist Bret Stephens is under fire among progressives over his op-ed slamming the 2020 Democratic candidates for embracing pro-illegal immigrant policies, some calling him a "white nationalist."...
2019-07-01 19:32

China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs BEIJING (AP) — China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs. The post China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly in...
2019-06-04 07:32

Heidi Heitkamp: Republicans dumped free trade to support Trump's 'radical and reckless' policies A key legacy of this president will be his ability to unilaterally impose tariffs (i.e. taxes on American customers) for any purpose, at any time, and without Republican opposition, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp....
2019-06-28 19:00

London's climate will feel like Barcelona's by 2050, scientists say London's climate will be more like Barcelona's by 2050 as the impact of global warming brings a striking change in conditions, expert analysis shows....
2019-07-11 02:48

Atmospheric carbon levels are leaping. We can't afford more years like this Each year of high emissions adds to the stock of carbon in the air, bringing us closer to catastropheOne of the many ironies of the climate crisis is that as temperatures change and extreme weather becomes more common, we need more energy to maintain...
2019-06-12 08:48

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealing its consumption of carbon emissions from across the world, Jeremy Corbyn was due to pledge on Sund...
2019-07-14 13:48

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshold. Now an MIT researcher has observed a similar...
2019-07-09 01:48

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
2019-05-21 15:48

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church More than 20 people were hospitalized after they were sickened at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a malfunctioning stove, FDNY officials said. Approximately 80 people were inside St. Malachy’s The Actors’ Cha...
2019-07-17 00:00

Alberta’s carbon tax cut helping to fuel love for big trucks A recent report from the International Energy Agency found Canadians are driving the least fuel-efficient vehicles in the world and are emitting the most CO2 per kilometre driven....
2019-05-31 00:32

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission of carbon blamed for warming the Earth’s atmosphere by 50% by 2030...
2019-06-28 15:48

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050....
2019-06-20 23:32

Thawing permafrost releasing more carbon than previously thought The problem of thawing permafrost is worse than climate scientists thought. New research suggests previous studies have underestimated the rate at which thawing permafrost is releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
2019-07-04 00:00

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are unfit for a net zero-carbon economy, according to a ...
2019-06-19 08:16

Picking up Branson’s rocketing carbon bill | Letters Virgin Galactic | Headlines | Women’s tennis | Saw joke | Bull run | IzalI was surprised to find no mention in your report (Floating into space: Branson reveals plans to list Virgin Galactic on stock exchange, 10 July) of the environmental costs of u...
2019-07-10 22:32

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN (AP) — Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like Las Vegas. The Technical University of Munich said Thursday that researcher Christian Stoll and colleag...
2019-06-13 16:48

Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay the dividends to taxpayers....
2019-05-21 18:16

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
2019-07-18 14:48

Daily on Energy: Center-right group says time isn’t right for a carbon tax SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
2019-05-23 17:48

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
2019-05-22 04:48

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
2019-06-29 00:16

UK passes law to bring greenhouse gas emissions to 'net zero' by 2050 A target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" by 2050 has become law, making the UK the first major economy to legislate to end its contribution to global warming, the Government said....
2019-06-27 19:32

Another Total Solar Eclipse Is Coming. Here's How To See It Total Solar Eclipse 2019: If you were remiss about missing out on the spectacle of totality during summer 2017's solar eclipse mania-or if you just want to live it all over again-you're in luck.......
2019-05-28 20:32

This solar array expands itself at the right temperature Wouldn’t it be nice to have a solar panel that’s only there when the sun shines on it? That’s the idea behind this research project, which uses shape-shifting materials to make a solar panel grow from a compressed state to an expand...
2019-07-04 20:16

Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint There are a lot of superlatives that can be used to describe the U.S. military. It represents the biggest chunk of the federal budget. It’s extremely good at killing people. And it’s also a prolific carbon emitter and serial oil user....
2019-06-13 19:00

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
2019-06-28 00:00

Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral by 2039 The carmaker's new climate plan is bold—for a company. But it falls short of recommended emissions cuts and shows the limits of corporate self-policing....
2019-05-21 23:32

46 people hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Canadian hotel A hotel in the Canadian city of Winnipeg was evacuated and 46 people were hospitalized Tuesday due to high levels of carbon monoxide exposure.       ...
2019-07-10 02:16

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2019-07-17 00:48

Dozens hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Winnipeg motel Forty-six people have been hospitalized and 15 are in critical condition after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a motel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, city officials said Tuesday....
2019-07-10 03:48

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government, in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
2019-06-28 23:32

3 dead in San Antonio home; high levels of carbon monoxide SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police say a man and his two children have been found dead in a house where the electricity had been off since Friday and a generator was located inside. Police say the homeowner stopped by the house late Monday after n...
2019-06-05 00:32

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau's Liberal government in Ottawa....
2019-05-23 09:16

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
2019-06-20 15:01

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
2019-05-30 20:16

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
2019-06-20 21:00

Oil pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed to federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipelines....
2019-07-11 02:16

Tech's favorite bag brand will sell you a $600 carbon fiber tripod Peak Design is known for its trendy (and pricey) camera bags and straps -- it's the kit du jour for photographers and vloggers. And now it's adding a travel tripod to the fold. It might not be the most exciting product launch ever, but it l...
2019-05-21 19:00

U.S. excludes new panel technology from solar tariffs U.S. trade officials on Wednesday said bifacial solar panels, a new technology through which power is produced on both sides of a cell, would be excluded from the Trump administration's tariffs on overseas-made solar products....
2019-06-13 01:32

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energetic outbursts which are often paired with mass eje...
2019-06-13 04:16

How to Watch the July 2nd Solar Eclipse From Anywhere in the World If you won’t be in Chile or Argentina for tomorrow’s total solar eclipse, the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco will go for you, bringing you live-stream coverage as the moon casts its shadow across parts of South America and the South Pacific....
2019-07-01 21:32

The Coolest Images of Yesterday's Solar Eclipse For thousands of people in Chile yesterday, the Moon passed directly between Earth and the Sun, casting a day-blotting shadow just prior to the real dusk. And of course, there are pictures.Read more......
2019-07-03 19:16

Tesla slashes solar panel prices With discussions about climate change and climate legislation at the forefront of many minds across the United States, Tesla has announced plans to cut the price of its solar panels to 16% below market average....
2019-05-21 15:16

How to speed up the discovery of new solar cell materials A broad class of materials called perovskites is considered one of the most promising avenues for developing new, more efficient solar cells. But the virtually limitless number of possible combinations of these materials’ constituent elements makes t...
2019-06-06 07:48

Watch the first solar eclipse ever captured on film! The first film of a total solar eclipse has been re-discovered, astronomers announced. The eclipse occurred on May 28, 1900, in North Carolina.        ...
2019-05-30 22:32

Solar eclipse plunges Chile into darkness Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a rare, and irresistible combination for astronomy buffs: a total eclipse of the sun viewed from......
2019-07-03 00:48

Watch Today's Total Solar Eclipse Right Here The Moon will cast its shadow over a small swath of Earth today. But unlike the hyped-up 2017 eclipse, the odds of the eclipse passing over your town are a whole lot lower.Read more......
2019-07-02 21:16

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had traveled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what......
2019-07-03 07:16

Lightyear One solar-charging EV makes UK debut Solar-electric hybrid, set for production in 2021, promises 450 mile range with dual-capability charging Dutch start-up Lightyear has shown off a prototype of its One long-range solar car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The One is a lightweight, ...
2019-07-04 23:32

Bath Co. Students Test Out Solar Race Car SPARTA, Ky. (LEX 18)– Students at Bath County High School tested out their solar race car at the Kentucky Speedway Friday. Some of them aren’t even old enough to drive a car, but they certainly can build one. The car is the result of a 24...
2019-06-22 01:32

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to....
2019-06-21 07:32

Solar power: how investing can help to change lives Energise Africa offers a 5% return and allows you to help support low-income families Fight the climate crisis and earn a return of 5% at the same time, plus enjoy a guarantee on your investment.That’s the offer from an ethical investment scheme that...
2019-07-06 22:16

New Designs Could Boost Solar Cells Beyond Their Limits A material that effectively splits a photon in two is one way scientists are trying to increase solar cells’ efficiency beyond what they’d thought possible....
2019-07-11 19:48

Indoor carbon dioxide levels could be a health hazard, scientists warn CO2 in bedrooms and offices may affect cognition and cause kidney and bone problemsIndoor levels of carbon dioxide could be clouding our thinking and may even pose a wider danger to human health, researchers say.While air pollutants such as tiny part...
2019-07-08 17:48

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks....
2019-05-22 22:16

Global carbon emissions rose at the fastest rate in seven years: report Global carbon emissions skyrocketed last year at the fastest rate in seven years — prompted by a weather-related spike in energy demand, according to a newly-released report from BP. There was an unusual number of hot and cold days last year, w...
2019-06-11 22:48

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms such as those in the Green New Deal. This is troubling: If enough Republicans are beguiled into stri...
2019-07-02 21:32

It's high time to create a World Carbon Bank | Kenneth Rogoff We could use a global carbon tax to give developing countries incentives to phase out coalAlthough much derided by climate-change deniers, not least Donald Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal hits the nail on the head with its urgent cal...
2019-07-08 14:48

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2019-05-22 04:48

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
2019-06-12 22:16

‘Anything That Moves the Ball Forward.’ Some Green New Deal Supporters Back Carbon Tax, Too How should we fight climate change? The most progressive Democrats say the answer is something like the Green New Deal, a massive government program aimed at reorienting American society. A more traditionally conservative answer is something like a c...
2019-07-13 01:48

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it. The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
2019-06-13 04:16

Nuclear power doesn't stack up without a carbon price, industry group says Nuclear could provide cheap energy but would only be competitive with gas and coal if carbon pollution is priced, nuclear association saysAustralia would need to adopt a carbon price for nuclear power to be economically viable, a peak lobby group for...
2019-06-04 04:48

The World's Second-Largest Rainforest Is Losing the Carbon It’s Held for a Thousand Years The Congo Basin is the second-largest rainforest on Earth, and like most tropical forests, it’s getting chewed up by humans. That’s a problem for the climate, and not just because trees are a natural sponge helping to mop up humanity’s ever-rising ca...
2019-07-04 05:16

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
2019-05-21 14:38

Russia's hypersonic weapon is reportedly running short on carbon fiber Russia's plans to build a hypersonic weapon system that can travel at more than 20 times the speed of sound, and also evade US missile defenses, has predictably rattled the world. Last year, Russian President Vladimir Putin boasted that the Avan...
2019-07-02 04:48

Carbon emissions from energy industry rise at fastest rate since 2011 BP report reveals swings in global temperatures are increasing use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry last year rose at the fastest rate in almost a decade after extreme weather and surprise swings in global temperatures ...
2019-06-12 02:48

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal carbon pricing program and focus on promoting green technologies....
2019-06-20 05:48

This former SolarCity exec is trying to reinvent 2 parts of the solar business GivePower GivePower is a nonprofit working to develop projects in underserved areas. The organization recently finished a project at the Standing Rock Reservation for the Sioux Nation tribe. GivePower was started by for SolarCity executive Hayes Bar...
2019-07-23 12:48

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant’s first direct investment in renewable energy. Boston-based renewable energy de...
2019-06-11 22:48

Moon rocks can tell us where life could thrive beyond the solar system Moon rocks collected by the Apollo missions contain a pristine record of Earth's history. Reading it can teach us where best to look for habitable exoplanets...
2019-07-08 20:16

‘Captivating’ – BFI shares first footage of a solar eclipse from 1900 Magician John Nevil Maskelyne captured the moon passing in front of the sun while in the USThe first moving picture of a solar eclipse, captured by a British magician-turned-film-maker more than a century ago, has been rediscovered in the archive of ...
2019-05-30 21:48

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households with electricity, the companies said on Monday....
2019-07-01 13:00

China's war on pollution could boost solar power - study China's efforts to reduce chronic air pollution could increase its ability to generate solar power by up to 13% by allowing more sunlight to reach the earth, according to a new study published on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 04:48

This Delightful Solar-Powered Train Is The Pinnacle Of Transportation I think we can all agree that riding the train is objectively bad. But, when you’re riding the world’s only 100% solar-powered train that hasn’t missed a scheduled service in over a year, that’s maybe a pretty awesome experience. The Byron Bay Railro...
2019-06-29 19:48

How to watch South America Total Solar Eclipse Parker Solar Probe will explore the corona, a region of the Sun only seen from Earth when the Moon blocks out the Sun’s bright face during total solar eclipses. The corona holds the answers to many of scientists’ outstanding questions abo...
2019-07-02 19:48

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of next year. Renewables company Longroad Energy has started building the Prospero Solar project in Andre...
2019-05-31 21:48

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Has a Solar Roof The sleek and sensuous 2020 Hyundai Sonata will have a hybrid version, which is better for the planet and your guilt. Hyundai seems like it wants to experiment with some new tech with it, too. This hybrid will come fitted a solar roof system. Now, wh...
2019-07-22 15:48

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zo...
2019-06-04 04:48

Solar Eclipse 2019: Where and How to Watch It Live Today The 2019 total solar eclipse will strike a bunch of remote islands in the Pacific Ocean before reaching South America. Oeono Island will witness the total solar eclipse for around 2 minutes and 53......
2019-07-02 21:48

A Drone, a $12,000 Lens, and the Magic of a Total Solar Eclipse Eclipse chasers plan for months for the jaw-dropping spectacle of a total solar eclipse. But when totality hits, even the ultra-prepared can end up scrambling....
2019-07-04 21:00

Home solar panel installations fall by 94% as subsidies cut Labour accuses UK government of ‘actively dismantling’ solar power industryThe Labour party has accused the government of “actively dismantling” the UK’s solar power industry after new installations collapsed by 94% last month.Rebecca Long-Bailey, th...
2019-06-05 15:32

Lightyear One solar-charging EV revealed with 450 mile range Solar-electric hybrid, set for production in 2021, will offer extended range through lightweight construction and innovative powertrain Dutch start-up Lightyear has revealed a prototype of its upcoming new One, which it claims will be the world’s fi...
2019-06-27 22:00

Lightyear unveils long-range solar-electric car News 25 Jun, 2019 Lightyear, a Dutch mobility company, will put the world’s long-range first solar powered electric car into production from 2021...
2019-06-27 22:32

A solar panel that unfolds in sunlight could power spacecraft Special polymers that expand when heated allow a solar panel to unfurl when it’s exposed to sunlight, which could be useful for solar-powered spacecraft...
2019-07-03 16:32

Chile, Argentina witness rare solar eclipse A southern part of Latin America was plunged into darkness as thousands of people gathered to see a solar eclipse, when the moon passes in front of the sun and temporarily darkens the Earth....
2019-07-03 11:48

Fluoride boosts the stability of perovskite solar cells The addition of a small amount of fluoride, the same chemical added to municipal water to prevent tooth decay, increases the stability of perovskite solar cells....
2019-05-21 14:38

Solar-powered LightSail spacecraft is ready for its second flight When the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches this summer, it will carry the Planetary Society's Carl Sagan-inspired LightSail 2. You may remember LightSail as a crowdfunded, experimental "solar sail." The unique craft looks something like a gian...
2019-06-10 21:16

Photos: Stunning solar eclipse over South America A total solar eclipse stretched across South America on Tuesday. Just after 4:30 p.m. ET, viewers of a livestream and in parts of Chile and Argentina witnessed a stunning transformation of the sky as day turned to night and the moon progressively blo...
2019-07-03 08:32

Lightyear One is a long and expensive solar-powered statement car The Lightyear One is long. Really long. The length and sloping roof make sense, though, once you realize the entire vehicle is powered by the sun. Together, the roof and hood offer a staggering five square meters of integrated solar cells underneath....
2019-07-05 01:16

Facebook is building a massive solar project in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation. Boston-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy recently announced it was partnering...
2019-06-11 10:32

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Wedn...
2019-05-22 16:00

Tesla: N.Y. solar factory to make EV chargers, other products Tesla's Buffalo, N.Y., solar plant will become the "manufacturing home" for EV Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products. The company disclosed the move in an annual report to New York state, which heavily subsidized the factory....
2019-05-21 14:38

Here’s why animals behave strangely during lunar and solar eclipses For most animals, the structure of their day – and indeed their year – depends on the light-dark cycle. These regular and rhythmic cycles in the length of days tell animals when they should be foraging, when they should be asleep, when it’s time to m...
2019-07-19 07:16

Expiring U.S. solar subsidy spurs rush for panels America’s biggest solar power developers are stockpiling panels to lock in a 30% federal tax credit set to start phasing out next year, a strategy that could backfire if projects do not materialize or panel prices slide substantially....
2019-07-19 19:32

Soak Up the Sun (and the Savings) With This 100W Solar Panel Sale They say solar power is getting cheaper and cheaper, and Amazon’s hastening the trend with today’s sale. This 100W panel from Renogy is ideal for RVs, boats, golf carts, tool sheds, or any other smallish application, has great reviews, and is only $8...
2019-07-19 19:16

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
2019-06-20 02:48

Daily on Energy: Chemical group CEO dishes on the Green New Deal, carbon pricing, and more Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-18 05:48

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters - and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science....
2019-06-14 21:48

Shell Quest carbon capture and storage project reaches milestone of 4M tonnes Shell Canada says the Quest carbon capture project near Edmonton has reached the milestone of four million tonnes of stored carbon dioxide, equivalent to the annual emissions of about one million cars....
2019-05-23 20:00

Carbon pollution import tax proposed by Biden and Inslee would be unworkable, economists warn Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Jay Inslee both took a shot at China and other heavy-polluting countries this week by releasing climate change plans that would tax imports of carbon-intensive goods....
2019-06-07 06:16

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where poll...
2019-05-24 19:32

Carbon Dioxide Concentration in the Earth’s Atmosphere Has Hit Levels Unseen for 3 Million Years The concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has reached levels not seen for 3 million years, scientists at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii said Monday – offering a dire warning about the impact of human activity on the p...
2019-05-21 16:00

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Scheer surmises the new standards could increase the cost of gas by at least four cents a litre over and above the government's carbon tax....
2019-07-08 23:48

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel....
2019-07-10 20:48

Next Month's Total Solar Eclipse Will Pass Right Over a Space Observatory Next month, a total solar eclipse will pass over a slice of the South Pacific, Chile, and Argentina—and directly over an observatory in the Andes run by the National Science Foundation.Read more......
2019-06-14 22:00

Rare total solar eclipse darkens sun over Chile, Argentina The world’s first total solar eclipse since 2017 darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina, as tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday....
2019-07-03 08:32

BP's solar subsidiary sees the light in search for UK's shiniest grass Lightsource hopes renewable energy at its solar farms will be boosted by double-sided panelsBP’s solar subsidiary is on the hunt for Britain’s shiniest grass to help make the most of new double-sided solar panels that can harness light reflected off ...
2019-07-08 14:48

NASA is streaming today’s total solar eclipse, and you can watch it here Being able to fully enjoy a total solar eclipse means being in the right place at the right time. Unfortunately for most skywatchers, today’s total solar eclipse will only grace a tiny section of Earth’s surface with its glorious eye cand...
2019-07-02 20:32

Chileans and Argentines Ready to View Total Solar Eclipse (LA SERENA, Chile) — Tens of thousands of tourists flocked to cities and towns across northern Chile to stake out spots in one of the world’s best locations to witness Tuesday’s total solar eclipse. Millions are expected to gaze at ...
2019-07-02 20:16

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific c...
2019-06-10 23:32

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, which will allow its vehicles to charge each other, a...
2019-06-14 16:48

Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region's clear skies....
2019-06-08 01:16

Thousands gather as Chile is plunged into darkness by solar eclipse Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a total eclipse of the sun viewed from beneath the world's clearest skies....
2019-07-03 02:32

Total solar eclipse stuns viewers in South America On Tuesday, a total solar eclipse stretched across South America. The path of totality, where the moon visibly blocks the sun, spanned parts of Chile and Argentina. Outside the path of totality, a partial solar eclipse was visible....
2019-07-03 08:48

Total solar eclipse casts a shadow on South America For a few hours on Tuesday, across a small portion of the Southern Hemisphere, the sun will disappear behind the moon, darkening parts of the South Pacific, Chile and Argentina....
2019-07-03 06:16

NASA to Livestream South America Total Solar Eclipse NASA has partnered with the Exploratorium in San Francisco to bring live views to people across the world of a total solar eclipse, occurring Tuesday, July 2, over South America....
2019-06-28 00:00

Hubble spots alien planet unlike anything in our solar system Scientists identified the chemical “fingerprint” for GJ 3470 b's atmosphere, an exoplanet that’s a cross between Earth and Neptune. Despite being an oddball, planets like this are likely common around other stars.   ...
2019-07-04 07:16

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
2019-06-27 18:48

‘Something Supreme.’ A Total Solar Eclipse Awes Chile and Argentina (LA SERENA, Chile) — Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday as a total eclipse of the sun darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina. Tourists from around the world gathered to witness the cosmic spectacle, which bega...
2019-07-03 05:16

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new sola...
2019-05-21 14:38

Ongoing Dispatches from the First Man-Made Object to Leave Our Solar System On September 5, 1977, NASA launched Voyager 1, a small 700 kg space probe with a special mission: to boldly go where no one or no thing has gone before. The Voyager 1 was designed to explore the outer edges of our solar system and beyond, and it has ...
2019-06-22 19:48

Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output In any conventional silicon-based solar cell, there is an absolute limit on overall efficiency, based partly on the fact that each photon of light can only knock loose a single electron, even if that photon carried twice the energy needed to do so. B...
2019-07-03 20:32

China's Solar Industry Could Get a Nearly $7 Billion Boost From Cleaning Up Air Pollution Reducing air pollution is objectively good. In addition to providing huge public health benefits, new findings show it would also give China solar generating industry a big boost in productivity.Read more......
2019-07-09 07:48

'Just a matter of when': the $20bn plan to power Singapore with Australian solar Ambitious export plan could generate billions and make Australia the centre of low-cost energy in a future zero-carbon worldThe desert outside Tennant Creek, deep in the Northern Territory, is not the most obvious place to build and transmit Singapor...
2019-07-14 05:48

Chinese air pollution dimmed sunlight enough to impact solar panels Enlarge (credit: Han Jun Zeng / Flickr) Coal is seen by many as an enemy of renewable energy and the first fossil fuel in line for elimination as things like solar and wind generation have gotten cheaper. But counterattacks from coal can go even fu...
2019-07-10 17:48

Total Solar Eclipse To Plunge This 11,000 Km Stretch Into Midday Darkness The countdown is finally over. On Tuesday, day will become night along a stretch of the South Pacific, Chile and Argentina as a rare "total solar eclipse" plunges the landscape into darkness....
2019-07-02 06:16

Total Solar Eclipse 2019 on July 2: How to Watch It Online From Anywhere Solar eclipse 2019 is almost here. Date, time, everything else you need to know about the latest total solar eclipse. Here's how you can watch it live online in India or anywhere in the world....
2019-07-02 06:48

Tunisia boosts renewables with 'game-changing' solar tender Tunisia is set to select the winners of its "game-changing" 500 megawatt (MW) solar energy concessions tender by September as it seeks to attract more foreign investment in renewable energy, industry and energy minister Slim Feriani said on Wednesday...
2019-06-12 17:48

NASA's Parker solar probe may solve 500-year-old Sun mystery NASA's Parker Solar Probe is on its way to another close encounter with the sun, where investigators hope the spacecraft will solve a long-standing solar mystery: Why is the sun's outer atmosphere millions of degrees hot (Fahrenheit or Celsius), whil...
2019-06-07 16:48

UAE debuts the world's largest individual solar power project The United Arab Emirates might still be associated with oil money, but it just set a record for reducing its dependence on oil. The Emirate Water and Electricity Company has started running Noor Abu Dhabi, the largest individual solar power project....
2019-07-01 05:32

A total solar eclipse will be visible on July 2 for the first time since 2017 — here's who can see it Natalie Behring/Getty The only total solar eclipse of 2019 occurs tomorrow. It will be visible over parts of Chile, Argentina, and the south Pacific Ocean. The celestial event will be more difficult to witness than the 2017 eclipse that was visible ...
2019-07-02 04:00

U.S. solar installation outlook brightens on falling costs: report The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 09:48

Seeking energy independence, Palestinians open solar plant JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that...
2019-05-22 11:48

Solar panel project in Edmonton’s river valley put on hold The proposed solar farm for Edmonton's river valley is on hold after city council heard about the history of the site and its importance to the Enoch Cree....
2019-06-20 07:48

An animated map shows every total solar eclipse around the world until 2040 A total solar eclipse will occur Tuesday and will be visible over parts of Chile, Argentina, and the south Pacific Ocean. Solar eclipses happen across the globe at least once a year. Not all of them appear over populated areas, but some may happen cl...
2019-07-02 04:00

U.S. solar installation outlook brightens on falling costs -report The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 08:16

Women are bringing solar energy to thousands of Indian villages India is trying to bring electricity to hundreds of millions of its citizens who live off the grid. And it's trying to ensure that the power comes from clean and renewable sources....
2019-07-04 10:48

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
2019-07-18 00:32

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water has been produced by researchers, an invention they say could solve two ...
2019-07-09 18:01

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
2019-05-21 15:16

Daily on Energy: GOP-aligned groups make the fiscal case for a carbon tax on Capitol Hill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-22 19:32

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
2019-06-22 07:00

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income residents from the toxic gas. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., worked closely w...
2019-07-19 03:48

Eclipsecane! Solar Eclipse Photobombs Hurricane in Stunning Satellite Shots Earth had itself a day yesterday. Chile and Argentina got a prime look at a total solar eclipse while the Pacific Ocean played host to Hurricane Barbara, the strongest storm on Earth at the moment.Read more......
2019-07-03 19:16

Australian territory gives major status to solar plan by Singapore's Sun Cable Australia's Northern Territory has given major project status to an ambitious plan to transmit 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar power to Singapore by subsea cable, its chief minister said on Saturday....
2019-07-20 09:16

Timelapse captures moment sky darkens for total solar eclipse – video A dramatic timelapse at Chile's Coquimbo region captured a rare total solar eclipse on 2 July.A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, plunging the planet into darkness. It happens only rarely in any given spot acros...
2019-07-04 02:16

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way for our existence...
2019-05-23 18:48

NASA to Announce New Solar System Mission, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce a major new science mission to explore our solar system during a broadcast of NASA Science Live at 4 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 27. The announcement will air on NASA Television, the agency's website, Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope ...
2019-06-27 21:32

NOAA’s satellite timelapse of this week’s total solar eclipse is mesmerizing The stunning, sped-up timelapse of the eclipse released by the NOAA is a great way to relive the event, especially if you missed the live-stream....
2019-07-05 20:48

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning agency said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 06:01

Cleaning up China's dirty air would give solar energy a huge boost Air pollution from human activities in China has decreased the potential output of solar panels by 13 per cent between 1960 and 2015, resulting in loss electricity generation and revenue...
2019-07-08 22:32

One legacy of Carl Sagan may take flight next week—a working solar sail Enlarge / Artist's concept of LightSail 2 above Earth. (credit: Josh Spradling / The Planetary Society) As early as next Monday night, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch a cluster of 24 satellites for the US Air Force. Known as the Space Test...
2019-06-20 17:48

Elmed interconnector aims to bring solar power from the Sahara to Europe The situation in North Africa is increasingly difficult to read, like in Algeria, or even menacing when you look at Libya. But Europe is hoping to energize ties with the difficult region through a renewable energy link....
2019-05-24 12:32

Yes, there's a total solar eclipse coming next week ... in South America If you've still got leftover solar eclipse fever from 2017, don't fret: There's another one coming next week.        ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Total solar eclipse: thousands in Chile and Argentina marvel at 'something supreme' Best views were in the Atacama desert, where a total eclipse has not occurred since 1592Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a rare and irresistible combination for astronomy buffs: a to...
2019-07-03 03:32

Total solar eclipse to cast a shadow on South America on Tuesday For a few hours on Tuesday, across a small portion of the Southern Hemisphere, the sun will disappear behind the moon, darkening parts of the South Pacific, Chile and Argentina....
2019-07-02 10:32

NASA will livestream the total solar eclipse over South America tomorrow It's been almost two years since the last total solar eclipse passed over the US, but there's a good chance you remember all of the hype. Now, a total solar eclipse is heading for parts of Chile and Argentina. It will arrive tomorrow, and t...
2019-07-01 23:48

Only total solar eclipse of 2019 stuns viewers in Chile, Argentina A total eclipse of the sun on Tuesday captured the hearts of viewers in South America. Tens thousands of locals and tourists gathered for the cosmic event, with some cheering and jumping as the moon blocked the sun, darkening the skies over Chile and...
2019-07-03 01:00

Photos Show Rare Total Solar Eclipse Over South America A rare total solar eclipse plunged a vast swath of Latin America's southern cone into darkness Tuesday, briefly turning day into night and enthralling huge crowds in much of Chile and Argentina....
2019-07-03 05:32

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, Sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of solar panels, each 100 meters (328 feet) in diameter, bobbing silently out toward the horizon. The cluste...
2019-06-07 00:16

French solar power generation surges in first quarter after sunny spell French solar power generation surged by more than half in the first quarter, lifted by a period of prolonged sunshine in February and March and new capacity installations....
2019-05-31 15:32

Thousands watch total solar eclipse from Chile and Argentina – in pictures Thousands gathered across Chile and Argentina to witness the only total solar eclipse for 2019. Northern Chile is known for clear skies and is being turned into a global astronomy hub‘Something supreme’: thousands in Chile and Argentina marvel at tot...
2019-07-03 11:32

Tesla opens Vegas V3 Supercharger station powered by solar and battery Tesla is opening a V3 Supercharger station right on the Las Vegas Strip. The automaker released a video today with more details about its newest charging site, located next to the LINQ hotel's High Roller ferris wheel. Drivers can take advantage...
2019-07-19 06:00

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Philippines, a chief supplier of panels to Japanese eco-homebuilder Ichijo Co Ltd, two sources familiar w...
2019-05-30 15:32

Watch the total solar eclipse streak across Earth in this gorgeous satellite shot Earlier this week, a total solar eclipse gave skywatchers in South America a very good reason to gaze at the heavens. Only a very small number of people were lucky enough to see it thanks to the path of the eclipse gracing just a small strip of Chile...
2019-07-04 20:48

New rules give households right to sell solar power back to energy firms Government also wants to encourage people with rooftop panels to install batteriesBritain’s biggest energy companies will have to buy renewable energy from their own customers under new laws to be introduced this week.Homeowners who install new rooft...
2019-06-09 11:48

100 years ago, a total solar eclipse experiment confirmed Einstein's theory of relativity One hundred years ago today, in the wake of the first World War, a British astronomer watched a solar eclipse for signs that a German physicist may have been right about warps in the universe....
2019-05-30 16:32

Solar, onshore wind costs set to fall below new fossil fuel energy: report Electricity generated by onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies will in the next year be consistently cheaper than from any fossil fuel source, a report showed on Wednesday, boosting the case for energy sources that don't emit carbon....
2019-05-29 20:16

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

Google used 107,000 solar panels to create a portrait of Apollo 11 pioneer Margaret Hamilton In celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA’s historic moon landing mission, Google built a massive portrait of Apollo 11 software lead Margaret Hamilton using only solar panels and the reflection of the moon. The impressive art installation, whic...
2019-07-19 19:16

Single neutron star merger supplied half the Solar System’s plutonium Enlarge / The aftermath of a simulated neutron star merger. (credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab) We are all, as Carl Sagan said, star-dust. You might think that since most stars are pretty much the same, all star-dust is equal. But w...
2019-05-21 16:32

Lifehacker How to Watch the July 2nd Solar Eclipse From Anywhere in the World | Gizmodo Florida City Lifehacker How to Watch the July 2nd Solar Eclipse From Anywhere in the World | Gizmodo Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers | Jalopnik Koenigsegg Is Extremely Mad Online About a Cheap One:1 | Kotaku Mordhau’...
2019-07-02 18:32

Brazilian brewer Ambev signs $36 million deal to build solar plants Ambev SA has signed contracts with four partners to build solar plants in Brazil that will supply clean energy to all of the brewing company's 94 distribution centers in the country by the end of March 2020....
2019-06-05 17:16

Trump Climate Advisor Compared 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' to Hitler's Treatment of Jews in Bizarre Interview The New York Times published a shocking article over the Memorial Day long weekend about the Trump regime’s dangerous policies on climate change. But one quote in the article really stuck out:Read more......
2019-05-28 20:48

Watch live: Total solar eclipse to cast a shadow on South America on Tuesday For a few hours on Tuesday, across a small portion of the Southern Hemisphere, the sun will disappear behind the moon, darkening parts of the South Pacific, Chile and Argentina....
2019-07-02 22:32

Japan's Marubeni backs blockchain crowd-sourcing platform for solar, wind farms Japan's Marubeni Corp has agreed to back a blockchain power purchasing platform, WePower, that is looking to establish itself in Australia to tap rapid growth in solar and wind power, the two firms said on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 12:32

Donald Trump says 'much can be learned' from Australia's controversial illegal immigration policies Donald Trump has said "much can be learned" from Australia's controversial policies on illegal immigration following the the deaths of a migrant father and his toddler daughter who drowned while trying to reach US soil....
2019-06-27 19:32

Surya Grahan 2019 Today: Timings And Diet Myths Related To Total Solar Eclipse Busted Total solar eclipse of 2019 is going to take place today; July 5th. Here are some common misconceptions related to food and eating practices during an eclipse and why they should not be believed....
2019-07-02 20:00

Earth's carbon dioxide levels are highest they've been in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists announced.        ...
2019-06-04 18:48

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
2019-06-19 01:48

Target Has Some Shipt to Sell You The shipping wars rage on across retail, where expedited shipping is rapidly becoming the norm. Target announced today that it, too, will be joining the fray, offering same-day delivery on around 65,000 items with a service called “Shipt.” Yay?Read m...
2019-06-14 02:48

Target launches same-day delivery across the US Target is expanding its same-day delivery service to just about everyone. The giant retailer announced today that customers in 47 states will now be able to place orders on Target.com and have them delivered in as little as one hour. Deliveries will....
2019-06-13 18:16

How Huawei Became a Target for Governments Huawei Technologies Co., one of China’s most global companies, is increasingly in the crosshairs of the U.S. government and its Western allies, just as it’s pushing for a leadership role in the new wireless standard known as 5G. The telecommunication...
2019-05-21 18:48

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
2019-06-12 00:48

Target to offer same-day delivery for $9.99 per order NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest salvo in the delivery wars, Target is offering same-day delivery on thousands of items for $9.99 per order through a delivery startup it purchased nearly two years ago Until now, Target shoppers looking to receive same-d...
2019-06-13 10:32

If China Really Wants to Retaliate, It Will Target Apple As the trade war heats up, Apple is an enticing target for Chinese reprisals. It derives a nearly 20% of its revenue from the country, and its supply chain is based there....
2019-05-30 23:16

Target recalling 90,000 USB charging cables After reports of a USB-Lightning cable smoking and consumers burning their fingers, Target is recalling 90,000 charging cables.        ...
2019-05-30 23:16

| 'I want to sue him': Blatter to target Infantino, FIFA FIFA president Gianni Infantino is running unopposed in his bid for a second term as the head of world football's governing body, but Sepp Blatter plans to sue him....
2019-05-29 18:48

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or self-assemble into floating stages and bridges. To further that vision, MIT researchers have given new c...
2019-06-05 11:48

UK 'biggest target' for telecom scammers The UK’s is the world’s biggest target for phone scams, with 15 per cent of the world’s fraudulent telecoms traffic directed at British numbers, new research has found.BICS, a subsidiary of Belgian telco Proximus, says its FraudG...
2019-07-16 17:32

The Progressive Group Behind AOC's Win Finds Its First 2020 Target The group that recruited Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has found its first challenger of the 2020 cycle: Jessica Cisneros, an immigration and human rights attorney and the “proud daughter of Mexican immigrants,” will challenge Rep. Henry Cuellar in Texas’...
2019-06-13 19:00

Bradley Beal is the now the NBA’s most interesting trade target All eyes are on the NBA’s loaded class of free agents this summer. But some have started to wander towards Bradley Beal. The Wizards shooting guard is under contract through 2020-21, but could be an attractive Plan B — most notably for the Celt...
2019-06-18 22:48

Next-gen ‘Pictionary Air’ arrives at Target June 23rd Starting this Sunday, you can pick up Pictionary Air at your local Target for $20. The new game puts a high-tech spin on the classic. You'll still pull a card, choose from a list of items to draw and race against a timer, but you'll use a l...
2019-06-18 21:48

Last day! July 20 is last day to get Target's 15% teacher discount Teachers can save 15% on select school supplies, clothes and more for Target's Teacher Prep Event through July 20. Here's how educators can save.       ...
2019-07-20 05:00

New ‘noise cameras’ to target loud car exhausts News 8 Jun, 2019 Owners of cars with exhausts that are too loud, and those who rev their engines, face fines as ANPR noise camera tech is tested...
2019-06-08 20:48

Why Target Date Funds Dominate The 401(k) Market Target Date Funds are soaring in popularity but they can vary widely. Here are some tips for investors looking to invest in one of the hottest growing areas of investing....
2019-05-21 14:48

| Bafana ONLY side without a shot on target in 2 of 3 matches Stuart Baxter's Bafana Bafana are the only team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that has failed to attempt a shot on target in 2 of their 3 group games....
2019-07-02 11:16

Target Stores Hit by Technical Snafus Over Weekend Technical problems at Target stores this weekend frustrated shoppers, who were unable to make purchases for two hours on Saturday or use a credit card at some stores on Sunday....
2019-06-17 04:48

Warren and Sanders: Two Liberals Aiming for the Same Target As Elizabeth Warren emerges from Bernie Sanders’s shadow, the two standard-bearers of the progressive base find themselves competing for voters, and donors....
2019-06-05 23:00

Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mid-day on June 15th, preventing customers from making purchases (including in self-checkout lines) rig...
2019-06-16 21:16

Congress, Enforcement Agencies Target Tech Federal antitrust enforcers and lawmakers are poised to scrutinize the nation’s largest technology companies for potential anticompetitive practices, bringing a new regulatory focus to the markets for digital services and new concern for investors....
2019-06-04 05:32

Target implements policy that allows moms to breastfeed ‘wherever’ TODAY – Last week a Texas mom who was breastfeeding her 10-month-old son at a local pool was asked to cover up while she nursed. When she refused, police escorted her from the pool. Stories about moms being shamed or punished for breastfeeding ...
2019-06-20 04:01

| Man United target ignoring transfer speculation Leicester City defender Harry Maguire has refused to comment on speculation linking him with a move to one of the Manchester clubs in the off-season....
2019-05-30 14:48

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for mo...
2019-06-16 08:48

D.R. Attorney General: Ortiz not target of shooting The orchestrated attack that resulted in David Ortiz getting shot at a nightclub earlier this month was not meant to target the former Boston Red Sox star, Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday....
2019-06-20 08:32

US may target Scotch whisky in new EU tariffs threat The United States has escalated a threatened trade fight with the EU over aircraft subsidies, by extending the list of products it could impose tariffs on....
2019-07-02 11:16

Lawyers: Elliott 'target of extortion' in complaint Ezekiel Elliott is the "target of extortion," attorneys for the Dallas Cowboys running back said Saturday, after a security guard opted to press assault charges over a May altercation in Las Vegas....
2019-07-14 04:16

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-02 19:00

VW ID R to target outright Goodwood hillclimb record Upgraded racer brings changes made for its demolition of the electric Nordschleife record as it aims for Heidfeld's long-standing 41.6 Volkswagen has brought its ID R electric race car to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with an aim of breaking the o...
2019-07-05 13:16

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-02 17:32

Brazil sets 2022 inflation target at 3.5% Brazil's top economic policy body on Thursday set its inflation target for 2022 at 3.5%, with a tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either side....
2019-06-28 02:16

Target’s teacher discount is coming back Summer just got started but Target is already thinking about back to school! The retail chain is bringing back their extra discount for teachers. Starting July 13, Target is giving educators 15 percent off on school supplies, clothes and other back-t...
2019-06-27 18:32

George Soros to target far-right in eastern Germany George Soros's Open Society Foundation is gearing up to battle hate and the far-right in eastern Germany. The Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) is predicted to perform well in three upcoming state elections....
2019-06-22 11:48

Report: US to target 2,000 migrant families on Sunday Officials have told US media that a major operation to arrest thousands of illegal immigrants is coming. The Trump administration has asked for an even harder crackdown than the Department of Homeland Security requested....
2019-06-21 22:00

May's Fiscal Deficit Hits 52% Of Budgeted Target Net tax receipts in the first two months of the fiscal year were Rs 1.15 lakh crore, while total expenditure was Rs 5.13 lakh crore, government data showed....
2019-06-28 14:16

China's supercomputers are the latest target in US trade war The US and China have been locked in a race for the world's most powerful supercomputer. China was in the lead with its Sunway TaihuLight, which has a 93 petaflop capacity. But the US surpassed that last year, when it released the Summit, which ...
2019-06-21 23:48

Target's Aim Was True in Shaky Quarter for Retailers The week started out dismally for retailers, yet Target’s recent history suggests a tendency to separate from the crowd. With its early 2019 performance it has done just that, putting itself closer in league with Walmart....
2019-05-22 21:00

Police to use drones to target dangerous drivers News 12 Jul, 2019 Initiative from London’s Metropolitan police will see drones target dangerous drivers and those taking part in street races...
2019-07-12 18:48

Slovak football club the target of nationalist tug-of-war In football, there's almost nothing better than playing in a stadium full of passionate fans. But FC Dac 1904 it's an entirely different ball game. Tim Gosling reports from Dunajska Streda in Slovakia....
2019-06-03 16:32

RB Leipzig: New kids on the block target first trophy RB Leipzig head into the German Cup final against Bayern Munich aiming to win their first piece of silverware. Victory would send a message to German football that RB are ready to challenge the Bayern hegemony....
2019-05-24 22:48

The Londoner: Did top Corbynites target Paul Mason? Paul Mason targeted by "hatchet job" article on pro-Corbyn blog / Robbie Gibb delivers knockout speech / Russell T Davies' passion for politics / Dominic Raab's Brexit bid leaves Steve Baker unimpressed...
2019-05-28 15:48

Crook swipes knife in Target, uses it to aid escape A man swiped a knife from a Manhattan Target store — and then used it to threaten customers as he fled, police said Monday. The crook was at the East 14th Street location near Avenue A in Alphabet City at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when he grabb...
2019-07-22 23:32

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
2019-06-21 00:16

U.S. Inflation Continues Recovery but Remains Below Fed Target Inflation continued to recover in May from a sharp slowdown earlier this year, a trend that could ease the Federal Reserve’s worries about weak price pressures while potentially tempering investors’ hopes for an interest-rate cut next month....
2019-06-28 16:48

Tesla’s Solar Roof is incredibly sleek… and incredibly expensive Beyond selling cars, it’s no secret that Tesla’s overarching goal is to change the way the world uses and generates electricity. Hardly a well-kept secret, Elon Musk explained as much during the second iteration of Tesla’s master pl...
2019-06-15 16:32

Theresa May’s net-zero emissions target is a lot less impressive than it looks | Caroline Lucas The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late. What really matters is actionTheresa May is doing her best to grab some good headlines in the closing weeks of her premiership. Setting a target for net-zero greenhouse gas emission...
2019-06-12 19:48

The Amazon Prime Day Deal That Walmart and Target Can't Match The Prime Day event is another way to tighten Amazon’s grip on shoppers by getting them to enroll in its Prime membership program, which adds an important revenue stream and loyal customers....
2019-07-15 21:00

Records on line as Woods, Rose target U.S. Open Tiger Woods would tie Sam Snead for the most PGA Tour wins and pull within two majors of Jack Nicklaus with a victory at the U.S. Open this week, but on Thursday he saw Justin Rose muscle in on one of his own records at Pebble Beach Golf Links....
2019-06-14 09:00

Greenwood and Jones on target as Man Utd thump Leeds in Perth "Mason Greenwood struck his first senior goal and Phil Jones was on target as Manchester United eased to a 4-0 win over rivals Leeds in a pre-season friendly in Perth on Wednesday."...
2019-07-17 19:32

PetSmart's Chewy prices IPO at $22 per share, above target -source Chewy Inc on Thursday priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, according to a person familiar with the matter, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
2019-06-14 01:48

No 10 denies claim by chancellor that emissions target will cost UK £1tn Philip Hammond said reaching net zero target would mean less money for schools and hospitalsDowning Street has shot down claims made by the chancellor, Philip Hammond, that tackling the climate crisis would cost £1tn and require spending cuts for sch...
2019-06-06 20:48

Target outage: Shoppers reporting registers down nationwide Target shoppers are posting to social media about long waits at the checkout line and then leaving stores empty-handed Saturday afternoon.       ...
2019-06-15 21:00

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers....
2019-06-17 19:48

After massive Target outage, some stores say registers running again Target shoppers are posting to social media about long waits at the checkout line and then leaving stores empty-handed Saturday afternoon.       ...
2019-06-15 23:48

Last chance! July 20 is last day to get Target's 15% teacher discount Teachers can save 15% on select school supplies, clothes and more for Target's Teacher Prep Event through July 20. Homeschool parents can save too.       ...
2019-07-20 08:32

Target unveils wheelchair-friendly Halloween costumes Kids with disabilities can now get special Halloween costumes at this retail giant. Target’s Hyde and Eek! Boutique on Thursday unveiled two costumes that children who use wheelchairs can easily wear to take part in the holiday fun, CNN reporte...
2019-07-19 06:16

'It's great when there's a target on your back': USA untroubled with villain role A historic rout of Thailand didn’t earn the USWNT much goodwill among neutral fans. Lucky for them, they couldn’t care lessThey are the teams that neutrals love to root against: the New England Patriots, the Golden State Warriors, Manchester United a...
2019-06-15 10:48

Fantasy Football: Five underrated rookies to target this year Jamey Eisenberg has five under-the-radar rookies who could make an impact in re-draft leagues this year, including the potential best running back in Kansas City and the potential No. 1 receiver in San Francisco....
2019-05-22 04:32

Target's stock drops after weekend register meltdown Target's nationwide cash register meltdown over the weekend created more than $16 million in buzz on the internet from news reports and other social media mentions, according to Apex Marketing....
2019-06-17 17:16

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items delivered to their door in a couple of hours. I gave the service a try on Thursday, and I loved it. It was ...
2019-06-14 20:16

Defence Products' Exports To Exceed Rs 35,000 Crore Target With the growing trend of shipments in recent years, exports of defence products will exceed the Rs 35,000 crore target by 2024-25, an official said....
2019-07-14 14:32

Detroit man accused of murder used dating app to target gay men, police say A 26-year-old man was charged with numerous felonies, including first-degree murder and four firearm counts, for allegedly assaulting two gay men in Detroit, one of whom died. ...
2019-07-13 07:48

US STOCKS-Futures dip on reports U.S. to target another Chinese firm U.S. stock index futures dipped on Wednesday, as fears of a possible escalation in the trade war between the United States and China were rekindkled after reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company....
2019-05-22 14:16

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin American markets in deploying the ultrafast service, an executive told Reuters....
2019-07-09 22:48

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose In June, But Below RBI Target: Poll Another reading below the inflation target will likely support the RBI's decision last month to cut interest rates to boost economic growth that slowed to more than a four-year low in the......
2019-07-09 10:48

Target announces deals to compete with Amazon Prime Day Target is taking on Amazon’s Prime Day next week with deals on thousands of items on their website. The online sale starts on July 15 and runs for 48 hours. That’s the exact same time as Amazon’s Prime Day event. Target announced sh...
2019-07-10 08:00

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
2019-05-31 05:48

Trudeau concerned China will target other agricultural imports Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's worried China could block imports of other Canadian products - in addition to its recent rejection of canola shipments....
2019-06-06 21:16

'Noise cameras' to target illegally loud cars The Department for Transport is trialling a new system to monitor excessively loud vehicles The Department for Transport is trialling a new camera system that targets vehicles that are breaking legal noise limits. The Government has commissioned a p...
2019-06-10 13:16

Iran's Allies Target Its Rivals, Risking Conflict Iran-backed militias are lashing out at Tehran’s Middle East adversaries, forcing the U.S. and its allies to respond and risking an escalation that Iran says it doesn’t want....
2019-05-24 13:48

Brembo said to be eyeing acquisition target of 'significant size' Brembo is reportedly eyeing an acquisition target of "significant size" especially in Europe and the United States, but also in China, as the longtime braking supplier looks to expand....
2019-06-28 00:32

CDU's AKK aims to boost Bundeswehr budget to NATO target Germany's defense minister plans to increase military spending to the NATO target of 2% of gross domestic product. The SPD, Merkel's coalition partners, said they would not allow Trump to dictate military spending....
2019-07-22 06:00

Global warming may become unstoppable even if we stick to Paris target There could be a planetary threshold beyond which the earth will keep warming even if we stop pumping out more fossil fuels - the so-called 'Hothouse Earth' scenario...
2019-05-21 14:38

Mercedes target cooling after feeling the heat in Austria Formula One champions Mercedes say they are working hard to improve their cars' cooling systems for future races after struggling with overheating at the Austrian Grand Prix at the weekend....
2019-07-04 02:48

| Kohli honoured to be World Cup target for 'X-factor' Archer India captain Virat Kohli said on Thursday it was a "big compliment" to be a target wicket for England newcomer Jofra Archer at the upcoming World Cup....
2019-05-24 08:16

Target of Trump's tweets, Rapinoe responds with goals If you are going to make yourself the center of attention, particularly in the often bitterly hostile world of modern American politics, you better be on your game....
2019-06-29 04:48