Tag : Environment

US News

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion

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(HeadlineNews) – PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and...
World

Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires

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JAKARTA (HeadlineNews) – Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world’s biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest...
Tech

France urges EU rules on cryptocurrencies, warns of Libra risks

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HELSINKI (HeadlineNews) – The European Union should create a common set of rules for virtual currencies, currently largely unregulated in the bloc, to counter risks...
Money

Investing green is all the rage, but benchmarks still hazy

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SYDNEY (HeadlineNews) – Global money managers and companies are rushing to meet a deadline to report on their carbon footprint, but the lack of a...
Business

White House moving forward to strip California of vehicle authority: sources

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The Trump administration is moving forward with a plan to revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and...
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Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers

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NEW YORK (HeadlineNews) – Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that...
World

Brazil to hire short-term environmental enforcers following Amazon fires

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Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles gestures during an interview with HeadlineNews in Brasilia, Brazil September 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (HeadlineNews) – Brazil doesnt have...
Entertainment

Roger Waters rocks Venice Film Festival with ‘US + THEM’

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(Note: Strong language in paragraph 8) The 76th Venice Film Festival – Screening of the documentary “Roger Waters Us + Them” out of competition –...

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