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News & Updates
October 17, 2018 EU leaders prepare hardball Brexit summit choice for MaySource: Reuters
BRUSSELS/LUXEMBOURG - European Union leaders will give British Prime Minister Theresa May a tough reception in Brussels on Wednesday, warning her to rally support at home for the Brexit deal on offer or be cut loose without one...
Source: Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute
The CEPSA listing was targeted in four Spanish exchanges – Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, and Valencia. The International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) fully purchased CEPSA in 2011. IPIC eventually merged into Mubadala.
October 17, 2018 The science of sustainabilitySource: Eurekalert
The U.S. city of Louisville, Kentucky isn't known as a hotbed of environmental action and innovation, but that could change as it has recently become home to a first-of-its-kind collaboration between environmentalists, city...
Research & Insights
Holding global warming to a critical limit would require "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society," says a key report from the global scientific authority on climate change.
Source: UN Environment
Showcasing the success of large-scale restoration of landscapes burdened by natural or man-made disasters, UN Environment today launched the report: Restoring forests and landscapes, the key to sustainable future.
August 22, 2018 Sustainability progress on California’s high-speed rail project
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has discussed plans for the upcoming high-speed rail in their recent annual sustainability report.
Commentary & Opinion
The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note is back up at 3.23 percent, hitting fresh multi-year highs. Bond yields – the amount they pay out to investors who hold them – move inversely to prices. So when bond prices decline, as...
October 8, 2018 One hundred years of ineptitudeSource: Asia Times
The global financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 was the greatest economic stress-test since the Great Depression, and the greatest challenge to social and political systems since World War II. It not only put...
The Foreign Secretary has warned the EU that it will stir Britain's “Dunkirk spirit” if it tries to force a bad Brexit deal on Prime Minister Theresa May.
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