Stories Below come from our Media Partner 3BL Media - Click their logo or any of the stories for more information
News & Updates
March 21, 2019 U.S. farmers face devastation following Midwest floodsSource: Reuters
Record floods have devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt across Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and several other states. Early estimates of lost crops and livestock are approaching $1 billion in Nebraska alone. With more...
Source: The Guardian
In the first significant check on the Trump administration’s “energy-first” agenda, a US judge has temporarily halted hundreds of drilling projects for failing to take climate change into account.
March 21, 2019 EU leaders to decide whether to give UK more time for BrexitSource: CNBC
European leaders are meeting on Thursday to decide whether to grant the U.K. an extension to its Brexit due on March 29.
Source: International Business Times
A trade deal between the U.S. and China will help boost agricultural commodities, such as corn and sorghum, by restoring U.S. producers’ access to the key Asian market, Terry Reilly, senior commodity analyst at OTC Global...
March 21, 2019 Europe hits Google with a third, $1.7 billion antitrust fineSource: CNN
London - The European Union has hit Google with another big antitrust fine, the third in a series of billion-dollar penalties the US tech giant has incurred for hindering competition.
March 21, 2019 Global stocks wilt as Fed shift sparks stampede into bondsSource: Reuters
Banks suffered their usual worries about low borrowing rates to drag the pan-European STOXX 600 down 0.2 percent, though London’s FTSE edged up as its miners were lifted by higher copper and metals prices. The real action...
March 21, 2019 Federal Reserve signals no interest rate hikes in 2019Source: Fox Business
The Federal Reserve voted to keep the benchmark federal funds rate steady during its second policy meeting of the year on Wednesday, also signaling that there will be no hikes for the remainder of 2019.
March 20, 2019 Kale joins list of ‘dirty dozen’ fruits and vegetables most likely to contain pesticidesSource: MarketWatch
Kale ranked as a third-worst fruit or vegetable behind strawberries and spinach when it comes to pesticide contamination, according to the Environmental Working Group’s annual “Dirty Dozen” report. Over 92% of kale samples were...
Hydrologists here have simulated how saltwater will intrude into fresh water aquifers, given the sea level rise predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC has concluded that within the next 100...
March 20, 2019 Theresa May asks EU for short Brexit delay - live updatesSource: CNN
British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask for a short extension to the process of leaving the European Union.
CONTENT BEING DEVELOPED
[What would you find useful here?]
Please send suggestions to:
|HOME | ABOUT THE SITE | REGISTRATION INFORMATION | VOICES: FEATURED COMMENTATORS AND BLOGGERS | SPECIAL SECTIONS|