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Source: Modern Diplomacy
Although cities are often characterized by stark socioeconomic inequalities and poor environmental conditions, they also offer growth and development potential – making them central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
US oil exports have more than quadrupled since Congress repealed a 40-year ban in late 2015. The stunning growth has helped lift US oil output to record highs and inspired the development of huge export facilities.
LONDON - Theresa May sat quietly sipping tea in the corner of a small room at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester last October. The British prime minister had just delivered a speech meant to restore her authority...
Source: The Guardian
Environmentalists have written to ministers, asking them to reform the planning system so that all future coal mines are automatically refused
July 11, 2018 U.K. Tory Rebels to Weigh Veto of May's Brexit DealSource: Bloomberg
Euroskeptic Tories have failed to stop U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for a soft Brexit and are considering a radical last ditch move that could bring down her minority government later this yea
WASHINGTON- A federal appeals court on Monday upheld Volkswagen’s $10.03 billion settlement with the owners of nearly 500,000 polluting diesel vehicles announced in 2016.
July 11, 2018 Cities and states mull straw banSource: ABC Ban
Starbucks' announcement that it will be going strawless soon to help the environment is part of a broader effort from private companies like McDonald’s and Marriott and cities like New York and Seattle to curb the use of plastic...
July 11, 2018 A Storm Is Brewing For U.S. Oil ExportsSource: Oilprice.com
Two geopolitical developments in recent weeks—U.S. sanctions on Iran and the escalating U.S.-Chinese trade war—are set to reshuffle the U.S. oil flows to the world’s fastest-growing oil market, Asia.
July 10, 2018 Chinese exporters scramble to cope with US tariffsSource: Yahoo/AP
BEIJING— Chinese exporters were scrambling Monday to cope with a plunge in U.S. sales while China's state press shrugged off the impact of Washington's tariff hikes in a spiraling technology dispute.
July 10, 2018 The 6 Thorny Issues Complicating the Brexit ProcessSource: Bloomberg
With less than nine months to go until Britain is set to leave the European Union, the task of untangling itself from its neighbors is proving fiendishly complex. Former World Trade Organization chief Pascal Lamy says it’s like...
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