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Falling carbon emissions aren't harming California economy, study says

A new analysis says California, one of the most environmentally conscious states in the nation, has again achieved a net reduction in carbon emissions without hindering its economy....

Falling carbon emissions aren't harming California economy, study says

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4 automakers, California agree to new emissions, fuel economy standards Four major automakers have reached an environmental agreement with the state of California, to raise gas mileage and emissions standards -- a move that bypasses the Trump administration's effort to roll back regulations....
11:16, 07/25/2019

UK's Hammond: Backing a 'no deal' Brexit means deliberately harming economy British finance minister Philip Hammond will on Tuesday warn that those pushing for Britain to leave the European Union without a deal would be doing deliberate damage to the British economy....
21:32, 05/20/2019

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....
13:48, 06/28/2019

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 UK to put down legislation but Greenpeace warns of impact on developing nationsTheresa May has sought to cement some legacy in the weeks before she steps down as prime minister by enshrining in law a commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2...
16:48, 06/11/2019

Offsetting carbon emissions: ‘It has proved a minefield’ More and more people are trying to offset their travel emissions – so why isn’t it straightforward? We explain the options and how to navigate themHere’s the problem: in two months’ time I must travel to Malawi in southern Africa to help Gumbi Educat...
14:48, 08/02/2019

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...
06:48, 06/28/2019

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....
09:48, 06/19/2019

European airports plan for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 The net zero carbon emissions target applies to all members of the Airports Council International Europe and is a response to growing public demand for action to curb climate change....
09:16, 06/26/2019

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....
13:32, 06/20/2019

Healthcare industry responsible for 10 percent of U.S. carbon emissions The healthcare industry is responsible for 10 percent of carbon emissions in the United States. The industry also emits 9 percent of all harmful non-greenhouse air pollutants in the U.S....
11:16, 08/05/2019

European airports launch plan for net zero carbon emissions LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — The head of an organization representing airports in 45 European countries says it aims to get airports to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Airport Council International Europe President Michael Kerkloh told a meetin...
04:48, 06/26/2019

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"....
13:00, 07/17/2019

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....
05:00, 06/12/2019

The Guardian view on net-zero carbon emissions: sooner is better | Editorial Government advisers have explained how to erase the nation’s carbon footprint. Science dictates that we do it as fast as we canBy the end of this year we should expect UK law to mandate net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Thursday’s report by ...
14:48, 05/02/2019

New Zealand introduces bill for zero carbon emissions by 2050 Jacinda Ardern says law will address climate change but faces opposition from farmers over plans to reduce methane emissionsA landmark bill which would set a target of zero carbon emissions for New Zealand by 2050 has been tabled in the New Zealand p...
18:32, 05/07/2019

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?...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Obscure pink seaweed may help reduce global carbon emissions Marine scientists around the world are seeking a way to mass produce an obscure tropical pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping so much methane gas....
11:00, 08/21/2019

UK's biggest carbon capture project is step-change on emissions Tata-owned Cheshire plant to turn 40,000 tonnes of CO2 a year into useful productsThe UK’s biggest carbon capture project will soon block thousands of tonnes of factory emissions from contributing to the climate crisis, by using them to help make the...
17:32, 06/26/2019

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...
09:00, 06/04/2019

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....
20:32, 06/25/2019

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....
06:16, 06/20/2019

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that would enable the U.S. to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions across the economy by 2050....
19:00, 07/23/2019

PSEG to shut most fossil power plants by 2046 to cut carbon emissions New Jersey energy company Public Service Enterprise Group Inc plans to shut all but three of its fossil fuel-fired power plants in a bid to cut carbon emissions by 80% by 2046 from 2005 levels, Chief Executive Ralph Izzo told Reuters....
05:32, 07/25/2019

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 ...
11:32, 06/11/2019

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...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Congressional Dems propose carbon tax bill, claim it would cut emissions 100 percent by 2050 Three congressional Democrats proposed a gradually-increasing carbon tax Thursday that they claimed would meet their ambitious goal of cutting carbon emissions 100 percent by 2050....
16:00, 07/25/2019

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...
10:48, 05/24/2019

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....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill....
09:16, 06/29/2019

The economy is not falling into a recession, but the slowdown stocks are working, Cramer says "The day-to-day action is going to favor the slowdown stocks and wreak havoc for the industrials, the technology stocks, and worst of all the financials," Jim Cramer says....
15:32, 08/13/2019

The world economy is falling back into its post-crisis funk The bond market seems to be forecasting the kind of low-growth, low-interest-rate equilibrium that just doesn’t leave you with much margin for macroeconomic error....
21:00, 06/14/2019

The South's Economy Is Falling Behind: 'All of a Sudden the Money Stops Flowing' Policies that once drove the region’s growth—relatively low taxes and low wages that attracted factories and blue-collar jobs—have proven inadequate in an economy where the forces of globalization favor cities with concentrations of capital and educa...
20:32, 06/09/2019

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....
13:00, 06/18/2019

VW, FCA risk big EU emissions fines in 2021, study shows Volkswagen and FCA could face penalties of up to $2.08 billion and $847 million, respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to a study....
04:48, 06/26/2019

Obesity rate falling among US preschoolers, study shows CHICAGO — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a US study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke. Obesity rates dropped steadily to about 14% in 2016 — the latest d...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Four automakers, California strike compromise on vehicle emissions Ford Motor Co, BMW AG, Volkswagen AG and Honda Motor Co said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
05:32, 07/25/2019

California, Canada sidestep Trump, ink deal on emissions DETROIT (AP) — California picked up an important partner its dispute with the Trump administration over vehicle emissions and fuel economy by announcing a deal with Canada to reduce pollution. The agreement comes as the state is in a standoff with it...
12:16, 06/26/2019

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to...
14:32, 08/14/2019

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
22:16, 05/22/2019

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have already pledged to meet California's standards and make their engines more efficient ...
09:32, 08/20/2019

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
15:32, 07/25/2019

Oregon set to join California with market-based plan to cut emissions Clean energy job bill would allow cap and trade of emissionsGovernor Brown: ‘Oregon can be the log that breaks the jam’Oregon is poised to becomethe second US state after California to impose a cap and trade program aimed at reducing industrial carbo...
03:16, 06/20/2019

VW's Emissions Scandal Cost Other German Automakers $5.2 Billion in U.S. Sales: Study German cars have a reputation for precision and attention to detail. But only four years ago, they gained another reputation—as liars and cheaters when it came to emissions. It was all thanks to Volkswagen’s diesel cheating mess, and it cost not just...
12:48, 07/29/2019

China steel firms lagging on carbon compliance: study Chinese steel companies have fallen behind their international counterparts on energy efficiency and carbon compliance, putting them at risk of a surge in costs once regulations are tightened, a research report published on Wednesday said....
20:16, 07/30/2019

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resource Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, c...
13:32, 06/07/2019

Four Automakers Ignore Trump and Reach a Compromise with California Over Emissions Standards The Trump administration’s ongoing battle with California over its ability to set its own auto emissions standards is heating up once again, with the state and four automakers ignoring threats to scale back progressive standards at the national level...
13:32, 07/25/2019

Ford, VW, BMW, Honda reach emissions deal with California, bucking rollback Ford, VW, Honda and BMW inked a deal that could offer a way around the standoff between California and the Trump Administration over vehicle emissions.       ...
12:32, 07/25/2019

Auto Makers Agree to Stricter California Tailpipe-Emissions Standards Four major auto makers say they have agreed with California to voluntarily meet stricter tailpipe-emissions standards than are being proposed by the Trump administration, a move that could pressure the White House to compromise on easing regulations....
14:48, 07/25/2019

California, four automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate change by setting its own s...
09:16, 07/25/2019

Large carmakers including Volkswagen, FCA could face 2021 EU emissions fines: study Volkswagen and FiatChrysler could face penalties of up to 1.83 billion euros ($2.08 billion) and 746 million euros respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to AlixPartners....
00:16, 06/26/2019

Swiss study aims to find out if carbon dioxide can be locked in rock Swiss scientists are injecting carbon dioxide into rock deep inside a mountain to discover if the gas leaks out or if it can be locked away to stop it contributing to climate change....
03:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 5-California, 4 automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached an agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate change by setting its own standards....
16:00, 07/25/2019

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
01:48, 06/14/2019

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze, urge California to return to negotiating table Seventeen major automobile manufacturers urged President Donald Trump to establish a national standard for fuel economy and resume talks with California to avoid conflict over emissions regulations....
12:00, 06/07/2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
08:48, 05/15/2019

California official says she offered fuel economy compromise WASHINGTON (AP) — California’s top air pollution regulator says the state has proposed compromises to end a deadlock with the Trump administration on fuel economy and auto emissions standards but the administration wasn’t willing to negot...
13:48, 06/20/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to...
22:48, 06/02/2019

In bitter talks over fuel economy, California and EPA chiefs shun same table The public flash of tensions -- erupting on Capitol Hill -- revolves around the Trump administration’s proposal to cap fuel economy and tailpipe carbon emissions standards at 2020 levels, instead of rising annually....
06:48, 06/21/2019

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of...
18:48, 05/29/2019

How the trade war with China could crush California's $2.7 trillion economy and hurt other states The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly to China. California has taken the biggest hit followed by Texas, Illinois and Louisiana....
10:48, 06/18/2019

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California, study finds In San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Study: Increased HPV vaccinations may prevent 1,300 cases of cancer in California Increasing HPV vaccination to 99.5 percent in California could prevent cancer in more than 1,300 people, a study says, as U.S. and global agencies promote the vaccine as a way to prevent cervical and other cancers....
13:48, 07/02/2019

Lifetime of drinking California water could raise cancer risk, study finds Researchers find arsenic and other contaminants that could lead to almost 15,500 cases of cancerDrinking California tap water over the course of a lifetime could increase the risk of cancer, according to a study published on Tuesday.Researchers with ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is risking a public health crisis, according to a study released Tuesday....
14:48, 07/17/2019

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Ladbrokes Coral to pay £6m penalty for 'harming' gamblers The owner of Ladbrokes Coral is facing a £5.9m bill after a regulator identified "systemic failings" in its anti-money laundering and social responsibility safeguards....
02:16, 07/31/2019

UK delay on Huawei 5G decision harming ties, lawmakers say A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G telecommunications networks to avert more damage to Britain's international relations....
14:16, 07/19/2019

Brazil's faster agrochemical approvals not harming environment: minister Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Monday that the government's recent accelerated approvals of agrochemicals are not detrimental to food safety and the environment, responding to environmentalist criticisms....
08:16, 08/05/2019

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administration to punish Tehran for nuclear and military activity....
09:16, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-UK delay on Huawei 5G decision harming ties, lawmakers say A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G telecommunications networks to avert more damage to Britain's international relations....
07:32, 07/19/2019

U.N. official: Sanctions are harming ordinary North Koreans, should be eased A United Nations human rights official said sanctions are harming the lives of ordinary North Korean citizens and called for economic cooperation projects....
05:16, 06/21/2019

Ajit Pai says NOAA and NASA are wrong about 5G harming weather forecasts Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) The FCC recently auctioned spectrum in the 24GHz band under controversial circumstan...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Israeli spraying of herbicide near Gaza harming Palestinian crops Israel sprays buffer zone to deprive potential ‘terror elements’ of cover, but farmers in Gaza say crops and livelihoods are damagedIsraeli aircraft spraying herbicide beside the buffer zone along the Gaza strip is directly affecting the livelihoods ...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Britain's delay on Huawei 5G decision harming international ties: UK lawmakers Britain's new prime minister must urgently make a decision on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G networks as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of British lawmakers said on Friday....
04:48, 07/19/2019

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest economy and a key player in the eurozone. The con...
13:00, 08/14/2019

Woman accused of harming girl with insulin 'told doctors to stop treating her' A woman accused of deliberately injecting a four-year-old with insulin told doctors to stop treating the sick girl, saying she had "had enough needles and was better now", a court heard....
12:16, 07/05/2019

| Players union says football calendar is harming players Top players are being put at risk by an increasingly crowded international calendar that gives them no chance to recover from matches and travel, says their union, FIFPRO....
22:16, 07/31/2019

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
17:00, 07/16/2019

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
07:48, 07/24/2019

What will it take for the UK to reach net zero emissions? We will have to change almost everything, from our homes to our mealsThe net zero carbon target will require sweeping changes to almost every aspect of British life, affecting our homes, the food we eat and the way we get around, as well as jobs and ...
12:32, 06/12/2019

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project.       ...
07:16, 07/14/2019

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits of darkness, and vaccinations and antibiotics saved lives....
08:48, 06/28/2019

Thyssenkrupp to cut CO2 emissions by 30% over next decade German submarines-to-elevators conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said on Tuesday that it planned to drastically cut its carbon dioxide emissions over the next decade, banking on more efficient ways to produce steel, one of its trademark products....
11:32, 07/02/2019

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal....
07:48, 06/27/2019

Traders Bet on Falling Volatility Stock volatility has receded in recent days, and some investors have bet the tranquility will persist. Leveraged funds like hedge funds recently increased bearish wagers on futures linked to the Cboe Volatility Index, a measure of market turbulence, ...
03:32, 08/21/2019

Prices at the pump are falling TUCSON – Gas prices are expected to drop after Labor Day. According to Triple-A drivers in every market across the country could potentially enjoy savings of more than 25-cents per gallon, compared to summer prices. That means the National gas ...
19:32, 08/22/2019

Falling Asleep Anywhere Is a Bad Sign Being able to fall asleep anywhere, anytime is a useful skill, especially if you travel a lot or work odd schedules. But that’s not necessarily a good thing—it’s also a sign of being chronically sleep-deprived....
09:16, 05/09/2019

Seven charts that explain what net zero emissions means for the UK The Committee on Climate Change has urged the government to adopt a target of net zero emissions by 2050. These seven charts show how that might unfold, and what it means for the UK economy...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Cutting UK emissions to net zero would cost £1tn, says Hammond Chancellor says target would mean less money available for schools and hospitalsThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has warned Theresa May that reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero could cost the country £1tn and lead to industries becoming “eco...
04:00, 06/06/2019

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....
16:00, 06/11/2019

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
18:16, 06/05/2019

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offen...
14:16, 07/01/2019

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eas...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Car ownership “not compatible” with emissions targets Government science and technology committee claims even EVs won't help to achieve targets and calls for petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward Private car ownership needs to end and vehicle use should be cut if the UK is to become a carbon-neut...
14:32, 08/22/2019

Lowering emissions without breaking the bank India’s economy is booming, driving up electric power consumption to unprecedented levels. The nation’s installed electricity capacity, which increased fivefold in the past three decades, is expected to triple over the next 20 years. At the same time...
17:48, 07/31/2019

DuPont Sees Sales Falling DuPont said it expects organic sales to fall slightly this year but raised its expectations for adjusted earnings, as the specialty-material-product company reported a second-quarter net loss....
07:16, 08/01/2019

What's the Real Reason Behind Falling Oil Prices? Is there really a connection between the drop in the stock market and falling oil prices? Our Energy Pro Service editor, Steve Craig, gives ElliottWaveTV some illuminating answers....
05:48, 05/01/2019

Nations must double down on AI R&D — or risk falling behind Artificial intelligence technology is waiting for its Sputnik moment. The Soviet Union put its infamous unmanned probe into orbit around our planet in 1957. Though Sputnik resembled a two-foot wide beach ball and barely weighed 200 pounds, it was a s...
05:32, 07/15/2019

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adaptation of digital documentation.The firm surveyed 1,750 business representatives from self-employed fr...
17:00, 06/12/2019

UK should cut vehicle use to hit zero-carbon target, say MPs Scathing report says Tory governments have held back progress on clean energy goalsThe government should discourage personal vehicle use and reward energy-efficient homebuilding to meet its legally binding target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050,...
03:32, 08/22/2019

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...
10:32, 06/12/2019

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...
10:32, 07/07/2019

How to Be ‘Carbon Neutral’ If You’re Not Bhutan There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortunately for the fight against global climate change, ...
10:32, 05/08/2019

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...
04:16, 07/09/2019

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...
10:00, 06/16/2019

The Autocar guide to WLTP emissions testing New lab tests aim to better represent real-world driving Fuel economy and emissions testing isn’t a glamorous subject, but understanding the new system can save you a tidy sum If you’re a regular reader of Autocar, you’re probably well-versed in ...
05:32, 05/01/2019

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14:00, 07/17/2019

Senior U.S. EPA official overseeing emissions stepping down Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, is stepping down June 30, the agency confirmed Wednesday....
08:48, 06/26/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
06:00, 07/04/2019

Ford under federal investigation over emissions certification The inquiry is looking at issues “relating to road load estimations,” including analytical modeling and resistance testing, the company said in a regulatory filing....
10:32, 04/28/2019

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
06:00, 07/09/2019

The Guardian view on net zero emissions: better late than never | Editorial Announcing a target to cut greenhouse gases by at least 100% below 1990 levels in 2050 is a necessary step to tackle the climate emergency. But it won’t be enough on its ownOne of Theresa May’s most consequential decisions of her unhappy premiership ...
12:32, 06/12/2019

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...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. (credit: NASA / Flickr) While humans have been enthusiastically o...
16:16, 08/01/2019

Judge reinstates Madrid's low emissions zone New rightwing council fails to reverse policy of former mayor Manuela CarmenaBarely a week after Madrid’s rightwing council began rolling back the city’s low emissions zone, a judge has ruled that the traffic restrictions must be maintained.As of Mon...
14:32, 07/08/2019

Genetically modified cows could cut methane emissions by 50% Scientists discovered that methane-producing microbes in cow stomachs are actually inherited -- and think that selective breeding of cows that produce less methane could have a major impact on climate change....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Madrid Ends a Low-Emissions Zone After Just 7 Months Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political environment in Spain....
05:48, 07/01/2019

‘This report will change your life’: what zero emissions means for UK Committee on Climate Change sets out how UK can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050“Make no mistake, this report will change your life,” says Prof David Reay at the University of Edinburgh. “If the meticulous and robust expert advice here is heed...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
06:32, 06/19/2019

BMW second quarter hit by rising costs of manufacturing, emissions BMW stuck to its outlook even as second-quarter earnings fell 20%, hit by currency headwinds and the rising cost of manufacturing electric and hybrid cars to help the carmaker meet stricter emissions limits....
02:48, 08/01/2019

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry letter....
06:32, 06/06/2019

I pay my bills on time. Why is my credit score falling? Consumer knowledge about credit scores is at the lowest level in eight years, according to a new annual credit score survey.       ...
08:00, 06/29/2019

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
11:00, 07/11/2019

| Alarm at NZ's falling schoolboy rugby numbers As the All Blacks chase a third straight World Cup, the schoolboy rugby competitions that forged many of New Zealand's stars face an "alarming" fall in player numbers....
02:32, 07/24/2019

Is Cormier vs. Lesnar falling through a blessing in disguise for the UFC? With Brock Lesnar informing the UFC of his retirement, Daniel Cormier will now face Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight belt. Is this a good or bad thing for the UFC?...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Queens tot in critical condition after falling out of window A 3-year-old was critically injured when he fell three stories from the window of his Queens home Thursday morning, authorities said. The boy plummeted from the sixth-story window and landed on a canopy on the third floor around 10:30 a.m. at a build...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Bank Stocks Hurt by More Than Falling Rates Bank stocks soared ahead of the S&P 500 early in the year, but recent worries that trade tensions will hit the economy have dented shares of lenders in several ways....
10:48, 05/29/2019

How the 2019 Subaru Forester knows you're falling asleep One of the smartest innovations in vehicle tech has to do with detecting when you're dozing off. Mercedes-Benz pioneered the concept, using factors such as erratic driving and swerving on the road to tell when you're not paying attention an...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Couple struck by bricks falling from scaffolding A couple walking on the sidewalk in Midtown Tuesday morning was hit by bricks that fell from scaffolding, officials said. At about 9:10 a.m., two bricks fell from the 18th floor of 42 West 39th St. and onto a sidewalk shed — then bounced onto a...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Four people killed by a falling crane in Seattle Sarah Wong, a Seattle Pacific University freshman, was driving along one of Seattle's busiest streets Saturday when a crane fell from the roof of a building and crushed her car -- killing her and three others....
12:16, 04/29/2019

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cancer Institute reports....
10:48, 05/31/2019

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
08:48, 05/28/2019

| Tunisia says 92-year-old president improving after falling ill Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi's health is improving and the 92-year-old is expected to be discharged from hospital soon, his office says, a day after he fell ill....
11:00, 06/28/2019

Superyacht lost at sea after falling off cargo ship The superyacht My Song, owned by an Italian billionaire Pier Luigi Loro Piana, is lost at sea after it slips from a cargo ship into the Mediterranean...
08:00, 05/30/2019

U.S. risks falling behind China on robocars, Qualcomm says China’s plan to standardize the use of 5G for vehicles to talk to each other could lead to the U.S. falling behind in the commercialization of self-driving cars, according to Qualcomm Inc....
01:48, 08/02/2019

Knife wielding man dies after falling off roof of car FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities in northern Arizona say they’re investigating the death of a man who fell off the roof of a moving car following a struggle. Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and Arizona Department of Public Saf...
06:16, 08/06/2019

Huawei CEO: Entity List ban is 'the start of the US falling behind' It's been a tumultuous year for Huawei's businesses in the US, and the company's highest-ranking officials are speaking out. Founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei spoke with Yahoo Finance in an hour-long interview published today, explaining th...
01:16, 07/20/2019

Mortgage Rates Were Falling Before Fed Signaled Rate Cut The Federal Reserve is prepared to cut interest rates this week for the first time since 2008, but the biggest source of debt for U.S. consumers—mortgages—has been getting cheaper since late last year....
05:16, 07/30/2019

Homeowners Rush to Refinance, Thanks to Falling Yields Falling bond yields are reviving the U.S. mortgage market. Current rates, which are at their lowest level in almost three years, are prompting borrowers to flood lenders with calls, with much of the activity fueled by refinancings....
14:48, 08/08/2019

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will end up below 69,000....
19:00, 07/18/2019

Lion Dies After Falling In Well In Gujarat's Junagadh A lion died after falling into a well at Kantala village in Tulsishyam Khambha range of the Gir East wildlife division in Gujarat's Junagadh district, over 300 km from Ahmedabad, a forest officer said......
12:48, 08/10/2019

Companies who aren't investing in AI may risk falling behind A new study from LogMeIn, conducted by Forrester Consulting, has found that artificial intelligence widens the success gap between customer experience (CX) leaders and organizations that are falling behind.The study, Build Competitive Advantage Throu...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffering two major political blows in the past week....
01:48, 06/04/2019

More to the falling pound than no-deal Brexit fears Some years ago I asked Alan Greenspan, who was just retiring as chairman of the Federal Reserve, whether he had ever worked out how to predict currency movements....
10:48, 07/29/2019

Seeing red? Why a falling stock market can help you save on taxes Market declines don't have to be a horror show. Here's the upshot: Lower portfolio values make it cheaper to convert your IRA to a Roth IRA....
16:00, 08/14/2019

MTA falling behind on ‘particularly troubling’ station repairs: DiNapoli Stand clear of the platform edge! A staggering 65 percent of subway platforms are either worn or damaged, according to a troubling report released Friday by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, based on the MTA’s latest inspection data. The alarmin...
04:48, 08/10/2019

Oil prices steady after falling to more than one-week lows Oil steadied after falling more than 3% overnight, with U.S. crude trailing Brent after U.S. inventory data fell short of expectations, amid conflicting signals from the U.S. and Iran over the disputes that have roiled prices recently....
18:16, 07/16/2019

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigation has been opened....
15:48, 08/04/2019

Boy dies after falling in grease trap outside Tim Hortons A 3-year-old boy was killed after falling into a grease trap outside an upstate Tim Hortons restaurant, police said. Rochester cops were first called when the toddler went missing Monday morning, and again when he was found moments later in the greas...
06:00, 07/16/2019

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....
22:48, 07/21/2019

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....
12:16, 05/26/2019

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....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Carbon fiber truck bed just a beginning General Motors engineers see promise in the carbon fiber truck bed in the GMC Sierra, evaluating the material for its possibilities in other vehicles....
22:00, 04/28/2019

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...
16:32, 05/19/2019

TRD Has the Carbon Aero and 19" Wheels You Want For Your Supra This weekend marked a gathering called “The Supra Is Back To Japan Fes” a gathering of Supra enthusiasts celebrating the return of the Toyota sports car. Doing their part, TRD used this event as an opportunity to display a new Supra with the carbon a...
08:48, 05/19/2019

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....
04:48, 07/17/2019

Thousands to march against Madrid low-emissions zone U-turn Minister says council is putting ideology before people’s health and warns it may face EU finesSpain’s acting environment minister has warned Madrid’s new city council that its plans to scrap the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone risk putting ideo...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Mercedes to join Calif. mpg, emissions pact, report says Mercedes-Benz, in a setback to White House efforts to ease federal fuel-efficiency targets, may be the next automaker to agree to California's new voluntary light-vehicle emissions rules with four major automakers, The New York Times reported, citing...
12:32, 08/20/2019

Dutch CO2 emissions fall in 2018, still far from 2020 goal Dutch greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 fell by 2.2 percent to 189.5 billion kg of carbon dioxide and equivalents helped by lower emissions by power companies, the country's statistical office said on Thursday....
09:00, 05/09/2019

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...
09:48, 06/12/2019

London ULEZ: the Ultra Low Emissions Zone explained News 30 Apr, 2019 The £12.50 daily ULEZ charge comes into force today. Here are the facts about the charge, the zone map and the cars affected...
03:00, 05/02/2019

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
11:00, 04/28/2019

DVSA slams “unacceptable” Nissan Qashqai emissions News 23 Jul, 2019 On-road tests find the Nissan Qashqai emits 17 times more NOx than lab limits; DVSA criticises brand’s decision not to address issue...
16:32, 07/23/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and it represents one of the best hopes of redu...
00:16, 05/14/2019

IMO, Norway launch project to help shipping sector cut emissions The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a joint project with Norway to help the shipping industry cut emissions by at least 50 percent from 2008 levels by 2050, the UN's shipping agency said on Monday....
18:16, 05/13/2019

U.S. opens criminal probe into Ford emissions certification The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Ford Motor Co's emissions certification process in the United States, the automaker disclosed on Friday, saying it was cooperating fully with the probe and still conducting its own ...
11:32, 04/28/2019

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....
11:48, 06/12/2019

GM, FCA unmasked as source of Tesla's cash from emissions credits GM and FCA disclosed to the state of Delaware earlier this year that they reached agreements to buy federal greenhouse gas credits from Tesla. While the filings are light on detail, they haven’t been reported on previously. ...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Ford under criminal investigation for miscalculating vehicle emissions Ford disclosed in a financial filing made with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission that it is currently under investigation by the Department of Justice over its internal testing practices. Ford says the probe is still in its prelimi...
10:48, 04/28/2019

China says its greenhouse gas emissions soar over 50% from 2005 to 2014 As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, China is obliged to submit its carbon emissions data on a regular basis....
02:16, 07/15/2019

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
14:00, 04/28/2019

Judge OKs Fiat Chrysler $307M emissions settlement A federal judge in California on Friday approved Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' $307.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit over illegal emissions-control software....
19:16, 05/03/2019

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
08:16, 07/23/2019

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
11:48, 07/09/2019

SAS to end inflight duty-free sales to cut weight, emissions Scandinavian airline SAS will stop selling duty-free goods on board its flights to save fuel and inch closer to its goal of cutting emissions by at least 25 percent by 2030, it said on Tuesday....
07:48, 06/04/2019

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
21:48, 07/08/2019

Nissan refuses government request on Qashqai emissions Manufacturer told DVSA it would not retrofit polluting vehicles, despite other firms agreeing to modificationsNissan’s decision to ignore a government request for emissions modifications to thousands of polluting cars has been branded a scandal by en...
11:16, 07/23/2019

Ford under criminal investigation by the US government over emissions certification Ford in February said employees had alerted it to the possibility that it was overstating its fuel efficiency.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler charged over his role in emissions scandal Stadler, who was once seen as a possible contender for VW Group’s top job, is accused of having been aware of the emissions manipulations since the end of September 2015 and not preventing the sale of affected Audi and VW vehicles thereafter....
02:16, 08/01/2019

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large population, rapid economic development launched it into position as the top-emitting nation, despite h...
23:16, 07/30/2019

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,...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Daimler to recall 60,000 Mercedes diesels in Germany over emissions Daimler must recall 60,000 Mercedes diesel cars in Germany after regulators found that they were fitted with software aimed at distorting emissions tests, the Transportation Ministry said on Saturday....
08:48, 06/22/2019

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded towns, dead forests and polluted rivers unless urgent...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Senior EPA official overseeing emissions rules resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, is stepping down June 30, the agency confirmed Wednesday....
10:00, 06/26/2019

Ram engine supplier Cummins will probe emissions certifications Cummins said it will check certification and compliance processes for engines in the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks after conversations with the EPA and the California Air Resources Board....
11:48, 04/30/2019

Labour to launch review of City's progress on emissions John McDonnell says review will focus on firms’ readiness to cut emissions and opportunities for greener investmentLabour is to examine the readiness of City firms to cut carbon emissions and invest responsibly to tackle the climate emergency, shadow...
06:32, 06/24/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors have charged the former head of Audi, Volkswagen’s luxury division, with fraud in connection with sales of diesel cars with software that enabled cheating on emissions tests. Prosecutors in Munich said in...
02:48, 07/31/2019

Mercedes-Benz facing €1bn fine over emissions software German media reports 280,000 diesel-powered E- and C-Class models feature emissions-cheating technology Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is facing a fine ranging from €800 million (£740m) to €1 billion (£925m) for diesel emission-related violat...
11:51, 08/12/2019

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor three days after taking office by in effect shuttin...
03:48, 06/18/2019

Madrid set to become first European city to scrap low-emissions zone Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identityMadrid is set to become the first European city to scrap a major urban low-emissions zone after regional polls left a rightwing politician who view...
04:32, 05/31/2019

Steel Giant ArcelorMittal Hit By Falling U.S., Europe Demand ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, swung to a loss in the second quarter and said it plans to shed about $2 billion in assets, as the beleaguered industry suffers a fall in demand in Europe and the U.S....
09:48, 08/01/2019

A New Jersey man is dead after falling ill in the Dominican Republic, his family says Joseph Allen died at a hotel in the Dominican Republic last week, his family says, making him at least the ninth US tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort, or after becoming ill at one, over the past 13 months....
13:16, 06/18/2019

Rockets, Bucks seek to avoid falling into 2-0 holes For MVP hopefuls Antetokounmpo and Harden, it's time to regroup after Game 1 losses in second-round series        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

US Preschoolers Less Pudgy In Latest Sign Of Falling Obesity CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says preschoolers on U.S. government food aid have grown a little less pudgy. The research offers fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates among these kids weren’t a fluke. Results were published ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

British student dies in Madagascar after falling from plane Family pays tribute to ‘bright, independent’ Alana Cutland, 19, who was on an internshipA Cambridge University student has died in Madagascar after falling from a plane.Alana Cutland’s family said they had been left “heartbroken” and paid tribute to ...
17:48, 07/31/2019

70-year-old man rescued after falling off cliff in Mount Lemmon TUCSON – A 70-year-old man was rescued after he allegedly fell off a cliff on Mount Lemmon Tuesday. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents were training in the area when they heard the man calling for help. The ma...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Falling mortgage rates may already be lifting home prices Mortgage rates have been falling steadily since the last week of April, and that may be reigniting home price appreciation. The lower the rate, the more purchasing power buyers have....
07:32, 06/20/2019

How Falling in Love Inspired Camila Cabello's Next Album For Camila Cabello, living life in the spotlight comes with its fair share of "consequences." One of these consequences includes intense scrutiny of her private life. "Because......
09:16, 08/06/2019

Trump Lashes Out at China, Sending Markets Falling President Trump said he ordered U.S. companies doing business in China to explore relocating their operations and stiffened tariffs on Chinese imports after Beijing unveiled its own new tariffs on U.S. goods, the latest twists in a trade war that sho...
17:32, 08/23/2019

"Get Out, It's Falling": Rajasthan Tent Collapse Caught On Video Minutes before strong winds uprooted the tent at a religious gathering in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday, the man leading the 'Ram Katha' stopped the discourse midway and asked people to move out of the......
08:48, 06/23/2019

Could a second straight quarter of falling earnings signal a possible recession? With earnings season underway, a second straight quarter of declining S&P 500 profits would add to concerns about a possible recession by next year.       ...
02:00, 07/22/2019

Police: Sierra Vista teen dies after falling from SUV SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A teenage boy died after falling from the roof of an SUV early Monday morning, police said. Sierra Vista police and fire departments responded to the area of Avenida Escuela and Blackbird Drive at approximately 12:11 a.m., to a ...
17:48, 06/24/2019

2-year-old girl eaten alive by crocodiles after falling into pit A two-year-old girl was eaten alive after falling into a pit of crocodiles on her family farm, say police in Cambodia. Rom Roath Neary’s mother is said to have lost sight of her while she was busy caring for her newborn baby. The youngster repo...
13:32, 07/01/2019

Pooch rescued after falling into East River in Brooklyn Cops rescued a little pooch after it fell into the choppy waters of the East River on Friday morning in Brooklyn, police said. The white Maltese pup — named Holly — got loose from her owner and fell into the water shortly after 9:45 a.m. near the Gre...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Can Russia’s rouble swim against the falling tide of EM currencies? With new US sanctions looming over Russia and the effects of higher oil prices largely already priced in, will the Russian rouble sink or swim as we approach the end of 2018?...
11:32, 04/28/2019

She Hit 'Record' Before Falling To Death. Footage Led To Husband's Arrest The 27-year-old had headed to Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Saturday to catch a baseball game with her new husband, Bradley S. Jenkins, and some of their co-workers from the Illinois Department of......
12:16, 06/06/2019

Horse wins race 12 days after falling into sinkhole A 6-year-old horse named Mr Changue fell in a sinkhole on July 11. On Tuesday, the thoroughbred won an undercard race at the Prince of Wales Stakes.       ...
13:48, 07/24/2019

Toddler Drowns After Falling In Bathtub At Home In Maharashtra An 18-month-old girl drowned after accidentally falling into a bathtub at her home in Palghar district of Maharashtra when her mother stepped out for a few minutes to dispose garbage, police said....
23:00, 06/26/2019

Bosch sees car production falling 5% in 2019: report Auto supplier Robert Bosch has revised its forecast for automotive production on Saturday, expecting a 5% fall this year, bigger than an earlier estimate for a 3% decline, the company's chief financial officer told Boersen-Zeitung....
10:16, 07/27/2019

Clemson student dies after falling off house roof A college student died after falling off the roof of a home in South Carolina early Sunday morning, a report said. Thomas Few, 20, a Clemson University student, tumbled off the house on Old Greenville Highway, a local NBC affiliate reported. Police w...
11:32, 06/30/2019

Falling Shubenkov edges McLeod in dramatic hurdles "World and Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod fell before the finish to allow Sergey Shubenkov to win the latest dramatic instalment in their rivalry at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Sunday."...
18:16, 06/16/2019

3 women injured by falling construction debris in Brooklyn Three women were injured when debris from scaffolding fell off of a building and crashed to the sidewalk in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon, police said. The women were on Fourth Avenue near Carroll Street in Gowanus when the debris jogged loose from sc...
14:48, 06/30/2019

Chile's SQM profits plummet on falling lithium prices Chile's SQM, the world's No. 2 producer of lithium, saw its quarterly earnings plummet by nearly half amid a slump in prices for the ultralight battery metal, even as sales volumes grew....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Child miraculously survives being impaled after falling off building Horrifying pictures show a young boy who survived a 30-foot fall from a building — and being impaled by a 6-foot-long iron rod. Nadeem, 3, was playing with children on the third floor of a building in Uttar Pradesh, India, when he fell and landed on ...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Man robbed after falling asleep in front of Brooklyn home A Brooklyn man was robbed after falling asleep on the stoop of his apartment building following a night on the town, police said Saturday. The 19-year-old had walked home from The Legend KTV, a karaoke bar on 61st Street in Borough Park, but couldn&#...
12:48, 08/03/2019

Oil Rises on Falling Supplies, Renewed Trade Optimism Oil prices rose after a sizable drop in weekly U.S. inventories of crude oil, and as investors regained some confidence that a U.S.-China trade deal might happen soon....
12:32, 05/08/2019

Trustpilot: Building AI for your company means not falling in love Figure out what your company's goals are and what problems you need to solve, and then build the AI you need. Don't get distracted by shiny AI objects.Read More...
17:16, 07/27/2019

Chip stocks are falling on US-China tensions—here are 2 ways to buy the dip Semiconductor stocks felt the heat of an uptick in U.S.-China trade tensions on Monday, but two exchange-traded funds could help investors seize on the dip, experts say....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Catwalk cover-up: how the west is falling for modest fashion The flowing sleeves and long hemlines favoured by Muslims are inspiring designers around the worldFlicking through the rails at high street store Monki, teenager Hanaa Maqbool swiftly picks out two looks she is considering wearing for Eid; one is a f...
04:16, 06/02/2019

BMW’s falling share price forces billionaire heir to pay up Susanne Klatten, a billionaire member of the family that controls the BMW Group, pledged more shares of the German automaker to cover a real estate loan. ...
13:48, 06/28/2019

Oil rises on falling U.S. stockpiles, Gulf storm forecast Oil prices rose on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. stockpiles fell far more than expected, alleviating concerns about oversupply, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a brewing storm....
23:48, 07/09/2019

Alaska boaters likely killed by falling glacier ice, officials say The bodies of three boaters from Europe who died in an Alaska lake were surrounded by frozen debris, a sign that the victims were killed by ice that fell from the melting glacier that feeds the lake, officials in the city of Valdez said on Thursday....
21:16, 08/01/2019

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....
15:00, 07/09/2019

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....
03:16, 07/22/2019

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....
10:48, 05/27/2019

There's a limit to the rainforest's carbon storage abilities Conserving forests and restoring forest health are vital components of a comprehensive solution to climate change, but new research suggests there are limits to a rain forest's carbon storage abilities....
01:48, 08/07/2019

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....
09:16, 07/22/2019

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....
17:00, 07/05/2019

How to make the world affordably carbon-free If the world is to quit coal and gas for renewable energy sources, they have to be reliable and affordable. Is that realistic? Researchers have crunched the numbers and come up with some surprising answers....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035 New left-leaning government sets ambitious target as it plans major rise in public spendingFinland’s new left-leaning coalition government has pledged to make the country carbon neutral by 2035 as part of a policy programme that includes a major incr...
07:16, 06/04/2019

‘Perhaps the most important isotope’: how carbon-14 revolutionised science The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough nearly didn’t happenMartin Kamen had worked for three days and three nights without sleep. The US chemist...
11:48, 08/10/2019

A pro-growth carbon tax could lower the payroll tax rate The demand for climate change action is growing, prompting many conservatives to look for policies to address climate change while holding true to the conservative values of free markets, limited government, and fiscal responsibility....
22:16, 08/02/2019

UK climate report: What your life could be like in a low-carbon future An ambitious plan to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions will see the country completely transform many aspects of daily life. Here's what it will mean for you...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Carbon calculator: find out how much CO2 your flight will emit The Guardian’s carbon calculator works out the emissions on flights from the world’s 100 busiest airports, as well as from selected UK airportsThe aviation sector is one of the fastest-growing polluters. It currently accounts for about 2% of global e...
20:48, 07/31/2019

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)        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

VMware to Buy Pivotal Software and Carbon Black Software company VMware plans to buy Pivotal Software and cybersecurity provider Carbon Black, bolstering its push to allow customers to build, manage and secure applications across devices and cloud-computing environments....
18:00, 08/22/2019

Most Canadians will get more money from carbon rebate than tax will cost them: PBO Canada's budget watchdog agrees with the federal government's claim that Canadians are going to get more from the climate change tax rebate than they are paying in carbon tax....
05:32, 05/01/2019

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 ...
21:48, 05/28/2019

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...
20:32, 05/22/2019

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...
18:32, 05/30/2019

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....
11:00, 05/26/2019

Carbon monoxide seen as potential cause of 4 deaths in home DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say carbon monoxide may have caused the deaths of four family members at a home in central Ohio. Officials in Genoa Township say first responders went to a home shortly before 1:30 p.m. Thursday after receiving a cal...
06:48, 05/03/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
11:32, 04/28/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an...
16:48, 05/01/2019

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, more Tesla turnover, and much more on The Morning Shift of Thursday, August 22, 2019....
17:32, 08/22/2019

Ex-Audi boss charged with fraud over 'Dieselgate' emissions scandal Rupert Stadler, who ran Audi until 2018, was arrested last year for his involvement in the "Dieselgate" scandal. Prosecutors allege Stadler allowed the sale of vehicles after he was made aware of emissions cheating....
15:48, 07/31/2019

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
13:48, 06/04/2019

New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from livestock by at least 10 percent by 2030....
18:48, 05/07/2019

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise prices on energy in its efforts to discourage carbon emissions that harm the climate....
09:32, 06/05/2019

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of about 5 percent in light-vehicle emissions and a W...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Shipowners Seek to Slow Services to Meet Emissions Limits Looming new environmental regulations are triggering sharp divisions in the shipping industry between vessel operators investing billions of dollars to reduce emissions and others who want to stave off the financial impact by simply slowing down ship...
07:16, 05/10/2019

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
07:16, 06/12/2019

Britain should strengthen climate goal to net zero emissions by 2050 – advisers Britain should commit to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, government climate advisers said, a goal that could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and a 20 percent cut in beef and lamb consumption....
07:48, 05/02/2019

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail For New York On Zero-Emissions Yacht Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail on Wednesday for New York, heading for a UN summit on a zero-emissions yacht skippered by a member of Monaco's ruling family....
16:32, 08/14/2019

Electric planes start small as industry wrestles with emissions An all-electric commuter plane and a small Airbus-backed hybrid are among aircraft programs being touted at the Paris Airshow, as the industry tries to convince a skeptical public it can deliver on a pledge to halve carbon emissions by 2050....
06:32, 06/19/2019

Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal bill runs to €30bn Group swallows up €1bn Dieselgate legal charge to meet first quarter operating profit forecasts Volkswagen has met its first-quarter operating profit forecasts for 2019, despite taking a €1 billion hit due to legal costs related to the 'Dieselgate' ...
03:48, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
23:16, 07/08/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
00:32, 08/13/2019

Britain should deepen climate target to net zero emissions by 2050: advisers Britain should commit to a 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target, the government's climate advisers said on Thursday, which could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and Britons eating 20 percent less beef and lamb...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scientists said in a study on Monday....
10:16, 07/01/2019

Queensland coalmine increases greenhouse gas emissions without penalty, FOI reveals Under a policy that promised to put a limit on industrial pollution, Anglo American was given the green light to increase annual emissionsAn Australian coalmine has nearly doubled its greenhouse gas emissions in two years without penalty under a Coal...
04:00, 08/13/2019

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors said....
05:16, 05/23/2019

Ottawa will exempt oilsands from new reviews unless Kenney lifts emissions cap The list indicates new in situ oilsands projects won't have to go through the new review as long the hard cap imposed by former Premier Rachel Notley stays in place....
10:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles that the government said had illegal software that allowed them to emit excess emissions....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
08:00, 07/12/2019

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Vanderbijlpark operations....
11:16, 06/03/2019

Microsoft could make AMD-powered Surface devices after falling out with Intel A new report suggests that Microsoft could be considering moving from Intel to AMD to power its next lineup of Surface device after apparently becoming increasingly disappointed by Intel’s products.This move would be a major blow for Intel &#x...
03:48, 06/26/2019

Young girl playing in puddles dies after falling into manhole A 3-year-old Chinese girl died while playfully jumping in puddles — and accidentally falling into a rain-filled manhole, according to reports. The girl fell into the open sewer on June 11 as she played games while walking home from her nursery ...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Lady Gaga Maintains Poker Face After Nearly Falling During Performance Lady Gaga is proving her prowess as a performer. The singer maintained her "Poker Face" during a recent performance in Las Vegas, where the 33-year-old singer nearly fell from a......
19:16, 05/31/2019

Great horned owl nestlings reunited with parents after falling from tree TUCSON – Two great horned owl nestlings have been reunited with their parents after they were recently found dehydrated and bruised at a county club. Friday morning, Tucson Wildlife Center announced on Facebook that two baby owls were put in th...
15:16, 06/21/2019

Facebook usage falling after privacy scandals, data suggests Actions such as shares and likes down nearly 20%, though user numbers still growingFacebook usage has plummeted over the last year, according to data seen by the Guardian, though the company says usage by other measures continues to grow.Since April ...
11:16, 06/20/2019

Bets on Falling Interest Rates Unleash Gold Rally Gold is on its longest winning streak in almost a year and a half, the latest signal that investors are preparing for the Fed to lower interest rates amid signs of a slowdown in economic growth....
05:32, 06/09/2019

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....
23:16, 06/17/2019

Woman dead after falling from residential roof in Park Slope A woman died after she fell or jumped from the roof of an 11-story building in Park Slope, Brooklyn, on Saturday afternoon, police said. There was no indication of foul play. Residents at 267 Sixth St. said the woman, 30, was a guest of a tenant. “I ...
02:48, 06/23/2019

Mother's Incredible Reflexes Save Boy From Falling Off 4th Floor Balcony A mother was caught on camera saving her son's life with her lightning-quick reflexes. The video, which has gone viral online, shows the woman rushing to grab her son's leg just as he is about to fall......
04:00, 06/28/2019

Two-year-old girl is caught after falling from window in Turkey – video A teenager catches a two-year-old girl after she fell from a second-floor window in Istanbul, Turkey. Feuzi Zabaat, 17, who was working nearby, says he was walking down the road when he saw a girl hanging from a window. 'I walked closer to her, and s...
15:16, 06/27/2019

Community mourns Sierra Vista teen killed after falling from SUV SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Family, friends, parents and fellow students all gathered together on Monday night to mourn the loss of a 15-year-old killed in a tragic accident. More than 100 people came together at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Sier...
11:00, 06/25/2019

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....
10:16, 06/18/2019

Dad plunges to his death after falling asleep and rolling off hotel balcony A young father tragically plunged to his death in Ibiza after falling asleep on a hotel balcony and rolling off, an inquest has heard. Carl Shepherd Liverpool, 28, was holidaying with friends in nightlife hotspot Play d’en Bossa when after a bi...
13:16, 06/26/2019

Brazilians are falling out of love with their distant, expensive football team Copa América tickets cost too much but the gap between fans and the Seleção has been growing for some timeBy Tom Sanderson and Bruno FreitasThe organisers of the Copa América insisted the opening match between Brazil and Bolivia on Friday evening wou...
06:32, 06/20/2019

Three construction workers injured by falling pipe in Broadway theater Three workers inside a Broadway theater were injured Thursday by a falling pipe, one critically. At least one of the workers at the John Golden Theater on 45th Street off Eighth Avenue was struck in the head when the pipe plummeted 30 feet around 11:...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Samsung to fight falling profits with midrange phones, 'mainstream' 8K As Samsung expected, its Q2 profit is off from last year's by about 56 percent. An operating profit of $5.6 billion (6.6 trillion Korean won) is no small figure, but obviously not up to par for the electronics giant, and follow a similar result ...
01:16, 07/31/2019

Athletics: Falling Shubenkov edges McLeod in dramatic hurdles World and Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod fell before the finish to allow Sergey Shubenkov to win the latest dramatic installment in their rivalry at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Sunday....
15:16, 06/16/2019

Argentinian teen wakes from coma after falling ill in Dominican Republic An Argentinian teen who was hospitalized in the Dominican Republic after falling into a coma while on vacation has woken up, according to media reports. ...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh in hospital after falling ill 49-year-old in hospital after being ‘taken ill unexpectedly’Edinburgh guided Orient back into Football League last seasonThe Leyton Orient manager, Justin Edinburgh, is in hospital after unexpectedly falling ill on Monday morning. The club have relea...
00:00, 06/04/2019

The US will maintain oil production despite falling prices, says deputy energy secretary The U.S. will maintain its oil production — or even ramp it up higher — despite low energy prices, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said Wednesday....
03:32, 06/12/2019

After falling for a con artist, I lost trust in the world – but I am anything but a damaged soul The author of Fake, Guardian Australia’s new Unmissable book, says her story is far more than ‘lonely childless woman who fell for a fraud’In 2013, I wrote my first “personal essay”. I told the world that I frequently felt acutely lonely. Even then, ...
21:48, 07/17/2019

Neiman Marcus Reports Wider Net Loss, Falling Sales Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. reported a wider net loss and lower revenues for the latest quarter as the department-store owner faced lower same-store sales....
08:32, 06/11/2019

Painter survives being impaled by bamboo spike after falling off ladder A painter in India who fell off a ladder and landed on a bamboo pole is lucky to be alive after surgeons worked for hours to remove it safely from his chest....
14:32, 06/10/2019

Financial Surplus Of Indian Households Falling Since 2017-18: RBI Report Among household assets, the share of insurance and pension funds have gradually increased, indicative of the growing risk appetite and portfolio diversification....
07:48, 08/04/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on falling gold price Canada's main stock index opened lower on Friday, as falling gold price dragged down materials stocks and a strong rebound in U.S. job growth in June drove investors to pare bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
07:48, 07/05/2019

How the parents of a toddler killed by a falling brick learned to heal Jayson Greene must have cut a strange figure as he raged into the winds of downtown Manhattan — shouting out his grief and anger on the sidewalk. Howling like a wounded animal was one of the techniques the bereaved dad used to deal with the shocking ...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Boyfriend Dungeon interview: Falling in love with ‘Tinder for Swords’ Boyfriend Dungeon is a role-playing game in which you date your weapons. Kitfox Studios captain Tanya Short shared how this unique conceit came about.Read More...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Kubica thwarted by updates falling off "fragile" Williams in Germany Robert Kubica says his German Grand Prix Friday practice running was compromised by some parts of Williams's aerodynamic Formula 1 update package falling off a car that is "too fragile"...
12:32, 07/26/2019

Mexican man feared dead after falling into mass of polluted suds Excess detergents from homes that drain into streams feeding the Valsequillo reservoir caused suds to accumulate, authorities sayA Mexican man is feared dead after he posed for a photograph alongside a 6m-high (19.7ft) mass of soap suds on a heavily ...
08:48, 07/27/2019

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating more than 75 per cent of the planet’s favourite food crops....
11:32, 05/20/2019

Truckers Wrestle With Oversupply of Big Rigs, Falling Freight Rates Trucking companies are wrestling with the hangover from last year’s freight boom as greater availability of big rigs and softening demand weigh on earnings ahead of peak shipping season....
05:48, 07/28/2019

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race....
04:32, 06/13/2019

Germany: 29 injured by falling branch at 1990s retro party Six people were seriously injured when part of a large tree fell on an audience during a music event in northern Germany. The tumbling branch forced the cancelation of the 1990s retro party....
06:16, 07/28/2019

15-year-old dies after falling on first day of work for Alabama roofer, cops say An underage Guatemalan boy died in Alabama Monday after falling nearly 40 feet off of a roof during his first day of on the job as a construction worker.  ...
22:32, 07/01/2019

Australia winces at footage of child falling between train and platform Australia released hair-raising security images on Tuesday of a child falling between a train station platform and a train, as a reminder to parents to stay vigilant during the busy school holidays....
02:32, 07/02/2019

Dow drops again, with average falling over 600 points, as trade war with China escalates The Dow slid more than 600 points in midday trading after China planned to hike tariffs on U.S. goods, signaling an escalation in the trade war.        ...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Falling rocks can explode so hard that only nuclear weapons beat them If big rocks fall far enough they can explode with more energy than any non-nuclear bomb – and the ensuing shockwave can snap large trees half a kilometre away...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
12:00, 08/15/2019

What Chinese state media are saying about the falling yuan and escalating trade war China's state newspaper on Tuesday slams the U.S. for "deliberately destroying international order," one day after Washington branded Beijing a currency manipulator....
23:48, 08/05/2019

Sydney's Water Supply Falling At Record Rate Due To Drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government......
04:00, 08/16/2019

Pima County investigating falling bricks in downtown Tucson TUCSON – A building off Stone Avenue is causing concern to Pima County. They said bricks have been falling and could pose as a danger to pedestrians and drivers. The building serves as a workplace for Pima County legal workers. As you walk or d...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Falling Trade Deficit is Good for Stocks: True or False? There are many widely held beliefs about the stock market that are simply untrue. Even professional market observers often neglect to investigate these "myths" for themselves -- and their clients. Consider the claim that a falling trade deficit is go...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Germany could be falling into recession, warns Bundesbank - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as politicians and central bankers face pressure to fight looming downturnLatest: Bundesbank fears German GDP is shrinkingBundesbank: Brexit deadlines hit summer ordersEarlier:Eurozone infla...
05:48, 08/19/2019

The Mini Cooper goes electric as it turns 60 and tries to stem falling sales The Mini Cooper has had a bad year with global sales dropping 4.2% in 2018 from the prior year. In the U.S. where the small car is a niche product, the deficits are even larger with a 7.3% year-over-year drop in sales....
06:48, 08/04/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused on climate change....
12:48, 05/10/2019

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....
06:32, 07/18/2019

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN — The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considered, researchers said Thursday. A study by researche...
20:00, 06/13/2019

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...
11:32, 06/11/2019

Low-carbon energy makes majority of UK electricity for first time Rapid rise in renewables combined with nuclear generated 53% in 2018Low-carbon energy was used to generate more than half of the electricity used in the UK for the first time last year, according to official data.A rapid rise in renewable energy, com...
09:48, 07/25/2019

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....
15:00, 07/03/2019

Your guide to the carbon sucking tech we need to save the planet Humans have emitted so much carbon dioxide that we must find ways of sucking it from the air. Can that be done without wrecking the environment in other ways?...
10:48, 08/07/2019

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....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Removing carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust Reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants is widely considered an essential component of any climate change mitigation plan. Many research efforts focus on developing and deploying carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) systems to kee...
13:48, 07/29/2019

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 ...
04:32, 06/19/2019

Carbon dioxide levels highest in human history Atmospheric levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide have hit a record high of more than 415 parts per million. The accelerated rise of man-made greenhouse gas emissions has scientists alarmed....
22:16, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaningful” carbon pricing regimes at the end of a ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

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....
17:00, 05/30/2019

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...
14:16, 06/16/2019

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....
11:00, 04/28/2019

1 dead, 4 sickened after possible carbon monoxide poisoning in Brooklyn One person died and four others were sickened by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning Saturday morning in Brooklyn, authorities said. The five people were believed to have been staying inside a building on Jackson Street near Woodpoint Road in William...
12:48, 08/03/2019

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...
14:32, 07/16/2019

Edmonton to hit its self-imposed carbon limit within 8 years: report A new report generated from the city's environment office says Edmonton will run out of room to reach its carbon emission limits within eight years, so it's got to get more aggressive in cutting greenhouse gases....
16:48, 08/08/2019

Eight ways to reduce and offset your digital carbon footprint Whether it's from doing things like burning fossil fuels through driving, cranking up the furnace or grilling a steak, we are all responsible for releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which is called our carbon footprint. When we collect...
05:32, 07/25/2019

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...
04:16, 07/09/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s advice to zip it up and forgo having children because it might promote global warming....
07:32, 05/15/2019

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...
05:16, 07/14/2019

Canadian court rules Trudeau's carbon tax constitutional A Canadian court ruled on Friday that a federal carbon-pricing plan does not violate the constitution, marking a victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over one of his trademark policies ahead of the October national election....
15:16, 05/03/2019

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate Presi...
09:16, 06/29/2019

ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2019): Sometimes it’s good to be boring The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the most established laptops around, and this year's model marks the 7th iteration of the series. Just like every one before it, this X1 Carbon is thinner and lighter than ever. What else is new? Well, there'...
08:32, 08/20/2019

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/...
12:48, 05/22/2019

People drop support for a carbon tax when getting less effective “nudges” Enlarge / A carbon tax would address carbon emissions across sectors, from industry to transport and residential use. (credit: Shiyang Huang / Flickr) "Nudge" policies have come in for a lot of positive attention. Small tweaks like changing the def...
13:00, 05/13/2019

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...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Carbon tax mystery text leaves many annoyed and confused The text message appears to be an attempt to identify voters who are opposed to the carbon tax imposed by the federal Liberals, presumably so they can be targeted during the election campaign this fall....
09:16, 06/25/2019

Scientist Dream of a Future Where Your AC Unit Sucks Carbon Out of the Sky Air conditioners require lots of energy to run, meaning they result in lots of greenhouse gas emissions. But maybe they don’t have to? In a recently published Nature paper, researchers with the Institute for Micro Process Engineering in Germany have ...
20:32, 05/06/2019

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....
19:00, 06/27/2019

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....
14:48, 06/28/2019

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...
12:48, 07/10/2019

NASCAR star suffers carbon monoxide poisoning DOVER, Del. — Denny Hamlin suffered from nausea and double vision from carbon monoxide that seeped into his Toyota at the end of the NASCAR race at Dover. Hamlin felt ill after Monday’s race and was attended to by medical staff on pit road afte...
22:00, 05/07/2019

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.       ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

As Dieselgate scandal widens, will Germany finally tackle transport emissions? Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping point on the horizon...
11:48, 05/01/2019

'Disgrace': Angus Taylor under pressure after failing to release emissions data Greens warn the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament Labor and the Greens have demanded the government immediately release national greenhouse emissions data, and have warned the new emissions reduction minister could b...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
18:16, 06/11/2019

Renault could face French court action over emissions following report, paper says A French probe into alleged emissions cheating by Renault is a step closer to court action after a technical report confirmed that some of the automaker's diesel engines were configured to emit more pollutants outside official test conditions. ...
11:00, 05/13/2019

China greenhouse gas emissions soar 50% during 2005-2014: government data China's climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions hit 12.3 billion tonnes in 2014, up 53.5% in just a decade, the environment ministry said on Monday, citing the country's latest carbon "inventory" submitted to the United Nations....
21:16, 07/14/2019

Angus Taylor calls for Labor to submit to Coalition on emissions target Energy minister effectively demands Labor back away from stronger emissions reduction target of 45%Angus Taylor has reiterated his calls for Labor to back the government’s climate policies, saying the opposition had to “decide whether they want to jo...
21:32, 05/27/2019

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
15:16, 06/17/2019

Prosecutors Fine Bosch 90 Million Euros For Illicit Emissions Software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in......
10:00, 05/23/2019

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
04:48, 06/11/2019

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in the city of Stuttgart said on Friday....
07:16, 05/23/2019

Australia could cut emissions halfway to Paris target under global energy standards Report says Australia missing opportunity to ‘easily’ meet emissions targets and fight climate crisisAustralia could cut greenhouse gas emissions halfway to its Paris agreement target, and save $7.7bn a year in bills, by adopting existing global stan...
11:32, 06/11/2019

Cuomo’s green policies jacking up energy costs, emissions: report The Cuomo administration’s repeated snubbing of natural gas pipeline projects is driving up consumer utility costs and carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new report by the Manhattan Institute. Author Robert Bryce argues the state Department of ...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23....
13:48, 07/29/2019

EPA moves to relax policy that applied stricter emissions rules to polluters The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule Tuesday that eases limits on hazardous air pollutants emitted by factories, plants, or other types of facilities considered "major" polluters....
14:32, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles that the government said had illegal software that allowed them to emit excess emissions....
15:16, 05/03/2019

Daimler forced to recall more Mercedes cars in emissions cheat probe Things are getting worse for German auto manufacturer Daimler after local newspaper Bild reported that the company is recalling a further 60,000 Mercedes cars....
19:32, 06/24/2019

Ford Says Justice Dept. Has Opened Criminal Inquiry Into Emissions Issues The carmaker said it had notified other state and federal agencies about “issues relating to road load estimations” and that it was cooperating with all government inquiries....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Renault's Dacia budget brand braces for costly EU emissions rules Dacia, which has been a bright spot for Renault, could become a drag on its parent, underscoring the challenge facing automakers to meet the European Union’s toughening pollution standards....
11:01, 08/13/2019

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, warning only the “strongest...
16:32, 07/18/2019

17 major automakers call on Trump admin not to freeze emissions requirements In a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom signed by 17 major automakers including General Motors, Toyota Motor Corp and Volkswagen AG, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between the Obama era standards and the Trump administration's prop...
21:48, 06/06/2019

IEA: Nuke retirements could lead to 4 billion metric tons of extra CO2 emissions Enlarge / A view of the decommissioned Duke Energy Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. (credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images) A report released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns world leaders that—without support for ne...
17:16, 05/28/2019

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear power during a combative question time where the ene...
04:16, 07/23/2019

Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector Fugitive emissions from LNG are also fuelling rising national emissions, Ndevr Environmental figures showAustralia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emissions from the electricity sector, which rose to th...
14:32, 07/08/2019

Sturgeon urged to ditch plan to cut aviation tax to meet emissions goal Scotland should aim to reach zero carbon faster than UK as whole, says green bodyNicola Sturgeon has been urged to abandon her plans to cut aviation taxes in Scotland in an attempt to help meet a challenging new target to reduce carbon emissions to z...
16:48, 05/01/2019

German prosecutors charge ex-Audi boss Stadler over emissions cheating German prosecutors have filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen's emissions test cheating scandal....
01:48, 07/31/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts £395 million loss due to falling sales Struggling car market and planned Brexit-based plant shutdowns hit British firm's profits, but bosses insist it is on track for 'profitable growth' Jaguar Land Rover recorded a £395 million loss in the last three months, due to declining sales and t...
07:32, 07/25/2019

Falling Trust in Government Makes It Harder to Solve Problems, Americans Say The report paints a dreary picture of trust in the U.S., particularly around government and the media, though a vast majority think that can improve....
11:00, 07/22/2019

In Miracle, Orioles Somehow Manage To Avoid Falling Victim To Perfect Game The Orioles are in the midst of a historically bad season with many lowlights that will likely be used in hospitals all over the country to help patients induce vomiting. But to those cursed with supporting this team, I bring good news. Baltimore sho...
14:48, 07/14/2019

Scary Video Shows Billionaire's Close Call With Falling Metal Bar Business tycoon, author and founder of the Virgin Group of companies, Richard Branson, recently had a "close call" with a falling banner and a metal bar....
12:32, 04/28/2019

Weather woes hit French vineyards: wine production seen falling this year Wine output in France, the world's second largest producer, may fall by as much as 13% this year after vineyards were hit by adverse weather including hail, frost and a record-breaking heatwave, the farm ministry said on Friday....
08:32, 07/19/2019

Boeing airliner deliveries falter amid 737 Max woes, falling 56% from last year Deliveries of new Boeing jetliners have fallen far behind last year's pace following two deadly crashes that killed 346 people.        ...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Iran foreign minister visits India amid falling oil revenue NEW DELHI (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister has met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi, days after India decided to follow U.S. restrictions on buying Iranian oil. India’s foreign ministry says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif held...
04:48, 05/14/2019

How the trade war with China could hit you: Higher prices, lost jobs and falling stocks Trump on Friday more than doubled a tariff on $200B in Chinese imports, escalating a trade war between the two countries. What does it mean for you.        ...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Despite falling attacks, ISIL terrorists remain ‘global threat’: UN report Though attacks were down last year, a new United Nations report to the Security Council on Monday shows that ISIL is still a global threat, despite evolving into a “covert” terrorism network, with countries continuing to face challenges from the grow...
14:16, 04/28/2019

A woman reportedly died after falling and impaling herself on an eco-friendly metal straw A woman in the UK died after falling atop a metal drinking straw affixed to a mason-jar style cup she was holding while at home, according to a coroner's report. The freak accident raises questions about the safety of metal straws, which have grown ...
15:32, 07/09/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter still falling short in combating fake news: EU Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said on Friday in its latest report....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Falling tree branch kills 3-year-old girl at New Jersey campsite A family camping trip turned deadly in New Jersey when a tree branch fell on a tent — and killed a 3-year-old Bronx girl, according to a report Monday. The freak accident struck at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Campground at Tall Pines in Elmer a...
15:32, 07/08/2019

Trump 'not a fan' of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein — won't explain 'falling out' President Donald Trump said "I was "not a fan" of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, but repeatedly refused to reveal what led to a "falling out" he had claims to have had with the wealthy financier....
10:16, 07/09/2019

Six quail chicks rescued after falling into Sierra Vista drainage wash SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Six baby quail were rescued by Sierra Vista first responders after they fell in a drainage wash in city limits Friday. According to Sierra Vista Police Department, a SVPD animal control officer, a police officer, an animal...
17:16, 06/28/2019

Titans’ Arthur Smith apologizes for rookie rip-job: ‘Stop f–king falling’ Instead of checking on A.J. Brown, first-year Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith screamed at the rookie wide receiver for falling during practice. Now the coach is showing remorse. Smith apologized to the second-round pick multiple times for y...
11:32, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Ford names new president for China JV amid falling sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China, at a time the U.S. automaker is trying to stem a decline in sales in the world's second largest economy....
07:00, 08/22/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction about the public's health....
19:32, 05/21/2019

Heroic teen catches toddler falling from second-story window in Turkey A young Algerian man is being hailed a hero after a video of him catching a young girl who fell from the second-floor window of a Turkish building has gone viral. Feuzi Zabaat, 17, was walking down a street in the Fatih district of Istanbul last week...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Falling interest rates are sending a warning signal to the stock market The swift drop in interest rates may make mortgages and lots of other loans cheaper, but they don't necessarily mean good things for the stock market....
13:48, 05/28/2019

Australian thermal coal exporters warned of falling demand from India Report says outlook in India is ‘finely balanced and uncertain’ despite resources industry’s high hopesThermal coal exporters face “significant risk” that demand from India will decline, a report by the Australian office of the chief economist says.I...
22:32, 08/22/2019

The Bachelorette's Peter the Pilot "Is Falling Very Hard" For Hannah in Sneak Peek Luke P. isn't the only one already falling in love with Hannah Brown. He doesn't actually use the word "love" in the exclusive Bachelorette clip above, but boy is Peter......
07:00, 05/23/2019

Falling in love is the world’s best natural high | Hannah Jane Parkinson Romantic love is a hormonal rush that screws you up. It is basically awful and yet also the best experience there isIf you search online for “falling in love”, the first result returned is: “What are the symptoms of falling in love?” Symptoms. Becaus...
06:00, 07/12/2019

8 killed, 16 injured in China as falling boulder drives tour bus off road Eight people were killed and 16 were injured after their tour bus was hit by a falling boulder in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Sydney's water supply falling at fastest rate on record due to drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government said on Friday....
03:32, 08/16/2019

'Like a horror movie': Dozens of corellas dead after falling from sky in suspected poisoning The native birds were bleeding from their mouths, according to rescuers at One Tree Hill near AdelaideNearly 60 native birds have died after they fell out of the sky in front of horrified onlookers and a nearby primary school in a suspected case of m...
19:00, 07/11/2019

15-year-old equestrian star Iona Sclater killed after falling off horse One of the equestrian world’s rising teenage stars died in a horse riding accident at her home, officials said Monday. British teen Iona Sclater, 15, an “exceptionally talented and dedicated” rider, was fatally injured when she fell...
17:32, 08/12/2019

14-year-old girl killed by falling rocks in Glacier National Park A 14-year-old girl vacationing with her family at Glacier National Park in Montana was killed Monday when rocks came tumbling down on their moving vehicle. The family, from Utah, were riding on Going-to-the-Sun Road when a number of rocks rained down...
22:00, 08/13/2019

3D printing platform Carbon raises $260 million at $2.4 billion valuation 3D printing 'digital manufacturer' Carbon has raised $260 million in a growth round of funding co-led by Madrone Capital Partners and Baillie Gifford.Read More...
13:00, 06/25/2019

Greta Thunberg begins zero-carbon Atlantic voyage – video Climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymouth on what could be her most daunting challenge yet - crossing the Atlantic in a solar-powered racing yacht.'I feel a bit seasick and it's not going to be comfortable but that I can live with,' ...
14:32, 08/14/2019

Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, arguing it prolongs U.S. reliance on coal power and ...
14:00, 08/13/2019

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....
12:48, 06/28/2019

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....
22:16, 05/22/2019

Investigators: Sala poisoned by carbon monoxide before plane crash Soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson suffered dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before the private plane they were in crashed in the English Channel in January....
11:32, 08/14/2019

Saskatchewan loses carbon tax challenge — what it means for the rest of Canada Chief Justice Robert Richards ruled that establishing minimum national standards for a price on greenhouse gas emissions falls under federal jurisdiction....
16:16, 05/03/2019

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....
06:16, 06/13/2019

Sask. Court of Appeal to deliver carbon tax decision Friday Saskatchewan argued that Ottawa is overstepping it's constitutional bounds by imposing a carbon tax on some provinces and not others. The court will unveil their decision Friday....
05:16, 05/01/2019

Mercedes sets 2039 target for entirely carbon-neutral line-up News 13 May, 2019 Mercedes predicts more than half of new car sales will be plug-in by 2030, and targets all European factories to be carbon-neutral by 2022...
08:16, 05/13/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit new landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
06:48, 05/13/2019

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....
02:48, 07/19/2019

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."...
11:48, 06/20/2019

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...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Wisconsin Becomes First Midwest State With a Plan to Go Carbon-Free By Midcentury The impacts of climate change have been real so far this year for the Midwest. Historic flooding has ravaged multiple states, and don’t even get me started on last month’s heatwave.Read more......
09:16, 08/19/2019

Carbon Footprint Row Over Greta Thunberg's Yacht Trip To New York The team behind teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg's yacht voyage to New York on Sunday fended off claims that her trip will create carbon emissions because team members will take transatlantic......
23:16, 08/18/2019

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....
09:16, 06/17/2019

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....
10:16, 05/30/2019

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.       ...
18:16, 07/09/2019

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....
18:00, 07/09/2019

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12:48, 07/16/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
10:48, 05/14/2019

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....
06:48, 05/14/2019

Merkel remains cautious on Macron's carbon neutrality plan Pressure from the world's children to avert a climate catastrophe should be taken seriously, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told a Berlin conference. She stayed coy on calls for EU carbon dioxide neutrality by 2050....
04:16, 05/14/2019

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU nations hoping to help lead the fight against global warming by agreeing to go carbon neutral by 2050 at a summit on Thursday engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern states that such a commitment could cost jobs....
08:16, 06/20/2019

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 solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed 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....
15:16, 07/10/2019

Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide before plane crashed, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
23:32, 08/15/2019

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....
13:48, 07/04/2019

50-Year Chemistry Mystery Solved by Wild New Carbon Ring Some precision chemistry performed atop a slice of table salt has given researchers unprecedented views of a controversial form of carbon.Read more......
16:00, 08/15/2019