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'Greenwashing': fossil fuel execs to hold invite-only forum at UN climate summit

BP, Shell and Chevron representatives will be at event on sidelines of UN climate summitOil and gas executives are holding an exclusive invitation-only forum with environmentalists...

'Greenwashing': fossil fuel execs to hold invite-only forum at UN climate summit

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Fossil fuel firms' social media fightback against climate action Industry funds ‘grassroots’ resistance to tougher rules while touting green credentialsOil firms to pour extra 7m barrels per day into marketsRevealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissionsOil and gas companies are spending millions of ...
20:16 2019-10-10

Democrats must go to war with fossil fuel industry to take on the climate crisis | Kate Aronoff Any climate plan that doesn’t challenge the gargantuan power of the industry head-on is flatly denying several realities about our energy systemNearly every candidate that participated in CNN’s seven-hour climate town hall agreed that we need to inve...
15:32 2019-09-06

Fossil fuel exports make Australia one of the worst contributors to climate crisis Australia looking to become an emissions superpower, the Australian Conservation Foundation saysAustralia is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions and could be contributing as much as 17% by 2030 if the pollution from its fossil fuel ...
20:48 2019-07-07

Europe's climate credentials face acid test in EIB fossil fuel vote Europe's climate change credentials face an acid test this week when the bloc's lending arm, the European Investment Bank, decides whether or not to stop funding fossil fuel projects beyond next year....
01:48 2019-10-14

Biden defends fundraiser with fossil fuel company founder after criticism from climate activists Former Vice President Joe Biden insisted at a top-dollar campaign fundraising event in New York City that he doesn’t take contributions from the fossil fuel industry....
16:32 2019-09-06

Revealed: northern Australia's fossil fuel plans push climate goals beyond reach Analysis uncovers impact of proposed coal and gas expansion on Paris agreementA wave of planned fossil fuel developments by major companies across northern Australia would significantly increase the amount of coal and gas the country plans to sell in...
20:32 2019-10-09

Climate activists spray fake blood on British treasury over fossil fuel funding Environmental protesters who are part of the Extinction Rebellion used a fire engine to spray phony blood on the British Treasury building in London Thursday, to demonstrate opposition to funding fossil fuels....
08:16 2019-10-04

City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies cover climate change costs The motion, which passed 7-4, points to a B.C. government report that projects the City of Vancouver will have to spend $1 billion this century to mitigate rising sea levels....
21:48 2019-06-28

How do we rein in the fossil fuel industry? Here are eight ideas Individual action alone won’t solve the climate crisis. So what political changes might help?Renewables may see off oil firms decades earlier than they thinkIndividual actions, such as flying less or buying electric cars, are helpful, but they will b...
21:16 2019-10-14

UK spent nearly £2bn on fossil fuel projects overseas last year Elevenfold rise in funding over 12 months came as support for renewables fell to £700,000Britain increased support for fossil fuel projects overseas to almost £2bn last year, marking an elevenfold increase over the previous 12 months.Backing for oil ...
18:48 2019-06-27

Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash 'could pay for green transition' Redirecting small portion of subsidies would unleash clean energy revolution, says reportSwitching just some of the huge subsidies supporting fossil fuels to renewables would unleash a runaway clean energy revolution, according to a new report, signi...
11:48 2019-08-01

Finland to back increase in fossil fuel taxes Finland's new government will propose a tax increase later this year on fossil fuel used for transport, as well as measures to help expand electric-vehicle-charging networks, the country's environment ministry told Reuters on Monday....
23:16 2019-09-09

EIB plans to cut all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 EU’s lending arm financed oil, gas and coal projects in 2018 with more than €2.4bnThe European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with clima...
19:16 2019-07-31

Analysis says we need to stop building fossil fuel plants now Enlarge / Wind turbines spin as steam rises from the cooling towers of the Jäenschwalde coal-fired power plant in the distance. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Most of the world's nations have agreed to limit warming to 2°C, with a stretch goal...
10:32 2019-07-03

Corbyn and Sanders vow to crack down on fossil fuel firms UK and US politicians pledge to rein in big oil in light of Guardian climate crisis investigationHalf a century of dither and denial – a climate crisis timelineWhy we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainerPo...
12:16 2019-10-10

University of California to dump fossil fuel investments “Our job is to make money for the University of California and we’re betting we can do that without fossil fuels investments,” said an opinion article in the Los Angeles Times written by two UC executives....
12:32 2019-09-19

£680m of UK foreign aid spent on fossil fuel projects – study Cafod says UK is saddling poorer nations with outdated, polluting technologiesThe British government has spent £680m of its foreign aid budget on fossil fuel projects since 2010, according to analysis that highlights the UK’s failure to align diploma...
09:48 2019-07-23

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
10:00 2019-06-20

Outshining fossil fuel: Your guide to the revolution in solar energy Solar power is getting so cheap it is overtaking fossil fuels – and that’s without next-generation photovoltaic technology and artificial photosynthesis...
21:00 2019-08-08

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
04:16 2019-06-10

Fossil fuel bosses must change or be voted out, says asset manager State Street chief says it could use shareholder powers to force boards to act on climateThe world’s biggest fossil fuel companies must take action on climate change or their directors could face being voted out of their jobs, the head of one of the ...
16:32 2019-10-12

Solar-powered railway could reduce fossil fuel reliance The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for the world's first solar-powered trains....
02:48 2019-08-24

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
23:32 2019-05-21

UK’s National Trust to sell off fossil fuel investments worth £45m The National Trust, a UK conservation charity, will sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies including BP, Shell and Total over the next three years...
06:00 2019-07-04

‘Swampy symbiosis’: fossil fuel industry has more clout than ever under Trump Lobbyists are giving millions to help Trump win in 2020, after reaping a regulatory windfall that benefited their bottom lines Robert Murray, a coal magnate who forged ties in 2016 with Donald Trump as he championed reviving the beleaguered coal indu...
09:32 2019-09-28

France to uphold ban on sale of fossil fuel cars by 2040 The French government's new law on mobility will uphold a planned ban on fossil fuel-powered cars by 2040, Transport Minister Elizabeth Borne said on Tuesday....
17:48 2019-06-11

Democrats and GOP look for advantage in fossil fuel fight in Saudi attack aftermath Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:32 2019-09-17

Swedish newspaper stops taking adverts from fossil fuel firms Dagens ETC says ban is crucial for its credibility and urges other media to follow suitA Swedish newspaper has announced it will stop taking advertising that promotes fossil fuel-based goods and services with immediate effect.The editor of the daily ...
09:48 2019-09-26

Joe Biden Claims He Didn't Know a Fossil Fuel Executive Was Hosting a Fundraiser for Him On CNN’s climate crisis town hall Wednesday night, Joe Biden claimed to be unaware of a report from the Intercept that a fossil fuel executive would be co-hosting a fundraiser for his campaign on Thursday....
10:32 2019-09-05

World's top three asset managers oversee $300bn fossil fuel investments Data reveals crucial role of BlackRock, State Street and Vanguard in climate crisisThe world’s three largest money managers have built a combined $300bn fossil fuel investment portfolio using money from people’s private savings and pension contributi...
16:32 2019-10-12

Top investment banks provide billions to expand fossil fuel industry Exclusive: analysis reveals lenders provided $700bn to expand sector since Paris climate pactThe world’s largest investment banks have provided more than $700bn of financing for the fossil fuel companies most aggressively expanding in new coal, oil a...
16:00 2019-10-13

U.S. group forms to defend natural gas against anti-fossil fuel measures A group backed by anonymous donors launched a campaign on Monday to promote the benefits of cheap, abundant natural gas against what it called "radical" proposals like the Green New Deal that would phase out use of the fossil fuel....
15:16 2019-10-01

National Trust vows to offload all investments in fossil fuel industry The National Trust is to sell all of its investments in the fossil fuel industry by 2022, saying oil and gas companies had not done enough in the shift to a low-carbon economy....
21:16 2019-07-04

Sanders fends off suggestion he doesn't care about fossil fuel workers Bernie Sanders bristled at a suggestion at Tuesday night's debate that he doesn't care about workers in the fossil fuel industry, insisting that he supports a transition to clean energy that would protect workers....
20:48 2019-07-31

'Change is coming': Al Gore says economics will break fossil fuel dinosaurs Former US vice-president says new coalmines make no commercial sense, and even Australian governments will have to change course Al Gore says Australia’s government, like his own, remains “enthralled’ by the fossil fuel industry. But the former US vi...
21:32 2019-06-06

BlackRock lost $90bn investing in fossil fuel companies, report finds World’s biggest fund urged to invest in clean energy for good of the climate and its investorsBlackRock, the world’s biggest investor, has lost an estimated $90bn over the last decade by ignoring the serious financial risk of investing in fossil fuel...
09:48 2019-08-01

Biden Caught Off Guard by Question on Fund-Raiser’s Fossil Fuel Ties The former vice president, at a climate change forum, seemed surprised by a question about the host of one of his fund-raisers. His campaign denied the man was an industry executive....
08:32 2019-09-05

Solar, onshore wind costs set to fall below new fossil fuel energy: report Electricity generated by onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies will in the next year be consistently cheaper than from any fossil fuel source, a report showed on Wednesday, boosting the case for energy sources that don't emit carbon....
17:00 2019-05-29

Daily on Energy: Democrats and GOP look for advantage in fossil fuel fight in Saudi attack aftermath Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
02:00 2019-09-18

It’s time to rein in the fossil fuel giants before their greed chokes the planet | Richard Heede Just 20 companies are responsible for 35% of carbon emissions yet they continue to ignore calls for changeWe’ve long known that the big fossil fuel companies are responsible for a huge share of the world’s carbon emissions. Now the Climate Accountabi...
13:16 2019-10-09

Germany aims to hold Libya forum to stabilize oil producer Germany aims to hold a forum about Libya this year with the United Nations to try to stabilize the oil producing country, where rival factions have been fighting over the capital, a German ambassador said on Wednesday....
17:32 2019-09-11

Joe Biden Caught Off Guard at Town Hall by Question on Fund-Raiser’s Fossil Fuel Ties The former vice president, at a climate change forum, seemed surprised by a question about Andrew Goldman, the host of one of his fund-raisers. His campaign denied Mr. Goldman was an industry executive....
17:00 2019-09-05

Biden calls environmental activist 'kiddo' as he defends fundraiser with fossil-fuel company's founder Joe Biden on Friday forcefully defended his appearance the previous evening at a top-dollar campaign fundraising event in New York City that was held at the home of a supporter who helped found a natural gas company....
18:48 2019-09-07

Trump issues social media threat as critics blast White House summit as forum for extremism President Trump’s planned social media summit on Thursday sparked widespread backlash even before it began, with critics blasting the White House for convening its most controversial online allies for a political rally aimed at the 2020 election....
20:32 2019-07-11

Indian Climate Activist To Participate In First UN Youth Climate Summit A young climate activist from India is among 100 outstanding climate champions selected from around the world for a special ''Green Ticket'' that will help them travel to the UN headquarters next......
15:00 2019-08-23

Nearly half of Londoners 'think City should stop investing in fossil fuel companies' Almost half of Londoners think the City should stop investing in companies that make their money from fossil fuels such as oil, gas or coal, according to a new survey....
17:48 2019-07-01

Democratic candidates vie for climate mantle during marathon forum Ten U.S. Democratic presidential contenders will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday night in a marathon series of CNN forums likely to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren....
19:48 2019-09-04

At climate forum, Biden hit by questions about fundraiser hosted by gas official U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden was called out during a climate change forum on Wednesday for planning to attend a fundraiser hosted by the co-founder of a natural gas export company, after he had pledged not to take fossil-fuel c...
04:48 2019-09-05

Sanders to attend latest climate forum while Biden and Warren pass Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke and Amy Klobuchar to also miss the MSNBC event timed to align with global climate strikesFormer vice-president Joe Biden and the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren, leading candidates for the Democratic presidential n...
14:16 2019-09-17

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport this week for the Pacific Islands Forum, they are b...
19:00 2019-08-11

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s p...
16:16 2019-08-16

Trump Says He May Hold Next Year's G7 Summit At His Florida Resort President Donald Trump said Monday that he was likely to hold next year's Group of Seven summit - the ultraexclusive annual gathering of world leaders - at his golf resort in Doral, Florida....
06:48 2019-08-27

Gove and bosses to hold recycling scheme summit The chief executives of Asda, Greggs and J Sainsbury will hold talks with Michael Gove this week amid growing concern that a series of recycling initiatives will impose unsustainable costs on an already-embattled sector....
13:32 2019-07-17

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
18:32 2019-06-27

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it plans a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:32 2019-06-12

At climate forum, Democratic presidential hopeful Biden defends gas-linked fundraiser U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden was called out at a climate change forum on Wednesday for plans to attend a fundraiser hosted by the co-founder of a natural gas export firm, despite a pledge not to take fossil-fuel company money....
06:48 2019-09-05

PM Modi Arrives In Russia, To Hold Summit With Vladimir Putin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Russia to attend the Eastern Economic Forum. PM Modi emplaned for Russia on Tuesday and has arrived in Vladivostok for a three-day visit in the country. He......
05:00 2019-09-04

Russia's Putin, Japan's Abe to hold summit meet on June 29 Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a summit meeting on June 29, when Putin visits Japan for a meeting of leaders of the Group of 20 nations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday....
08:48 2019-05-31

PM To Visit Russia On September 4, Will Hold Summit With Vladimir Putin Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Russia on September 4 and 5 during which he will hold a bilateral summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin and attend the Eastern Economic Forum in......
19:16 2019-09-02

UPDATE 2-U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
01:48 2019-06-12

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, a meeting the Pentagon said was "constructive and productive," amid heightened tensions between the t...
14:32 2019-05-31

House committee launches investigation of plan to hold next G-7 summit at Trump's Doral resort House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., announced Wednesday he was opening an investigation into President Trump’s plan to hold next year’s G-7 summit at his golf resort outside Miami....
05:00 2019-08-29

Everything you need to know about the UN's upcoming climate summit The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
21:00 2019-09-13

At U.N. Climate Summit, Few Commitments and U.S. Silence China made no new commitments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other countries made incremental promises at best....
14:48 2019-09-24

After this year’s Climate Action Summit, what happens next? People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius, Claudio Forner, from UN Climate Change in Bonn, told UN News...
06:16 2019-10-13

Update on Our 2020 Climate Summit On Friday, The New Republic published an an offensive, homophobic attack on Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg. The article was swiftly condemned for being inappropriate, and it was taken down from the site Saturday. In light of these events, The Ne...
23:00 2019-07-13

"World Is Not Doing Enough," Says PM Modi At UN Climate Action Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the world was not doing enough to tackle the climate crisis, calling for "global behavioural change" at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New......
18:16 2019-09-23

Indigenous representative joins UN climate summit: 'They need us' Tuntiak Katan emphasized the need for indigenous inclusion and pointed out ‘we protect 80% of the world’s biodiversity’As presidents, prime ministers and corporate executives gathered at the UN climate action summit on Monday, for the first time, an ...
09:48 2019-09-26

Climate change is likely to take a back seat at the G-20 summit. Here’s why. Experts say Trump's climate skepticism, coupled with his readiness to start trade wars, has caused world leaders to carefully avoid running afoul of Washington....
20:16 2019-06-27

Scott Morrison won't attend UN climate summit despite being in the US Exclusive: PM has signalled Australia isn’t making any new emissions reduction targets, at least at this pointScott Morrison will not attend the UN climate action summit despite him being in America to visit the Trump administration at the time – dep...
01:32 2019-09-12

Trump Endures Nearly 15 Whole Minutes of UN Climate Summit President Donald Trump showed up to the United Nation’s Climate Action Summit Monday—for about 15 minutes. The president wasn’t expected to show up at the international meetings at all, so his appearance was a surprise. Even if it was for 15 minutes,...
22:48 2019-09-23

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink into the ocean—the moderators devoted a combined 15 m...
23:16 2019-07-11

Greta Thunberg to set sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, a hammock; non-sailor Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is about to begin her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She’ll spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of 8 hours flying....
15:48 2019-08-14

Global mayors denounce 'failed' UN climate summit Mayors attack ‘ineptitude’ of world leaders and accuse US, Brazil, Australia, Russia and Turkey of being ‘essentially representatives of the fossil fuel industry’Mayors from a group representing more than 90 of the world’s biggest cities have launche...
13:16 2019-10-09

Actions not words: what was promised at the UN’s landmark climate summit? UN Secretary-General warned leaders not to come to his landmark Climate Action Summit with beautiful speeches, but to present concrete plans for cutting harmful greenhouse gas emissions, and strategies for carbon neutrality by 2050. So what, exactly,...
13:32 2019-09-24

Greta Thunberg to U.N. climate summit: 'you have stolen my dreams' Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg told world leaders at the opening of a United Nations conference on Monday that they had stolen her childhood with "empty words."...
18:48 2019-09-23

Investors turn heat on Big Oil ahead of U.N. climate summit Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at accelerating efforts to fight climate change....
03:00 2019-09-18

Israel’s foreign minister attends climate summit in UAE JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Foreign Ministry says its chief diplomat attended an international climate summit in Abu Dhabi. The ministry confirmed Monday that Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz visited the United Arab Emirates and met with a senior UA...
17:16 2019-07-01

At U.N. Climate Summit, a Call for Action Yields Few Commitments China made no new commitiments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other countries made incremental promises at best....
23:16 2019-09-23

Only Trump's Unyielding Love for Modi Could Get Him to the UN Climate Summit Donald Trump loves few things more than he loves amassing friendships with hard right nationalist world leaders. His new best pal is Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party and a frequent target of t...
03:48 2019-09-24

Countries promise more aggressive action at U.N. climate summit, but is it enough? At least 65 countries have now indicated that they intend to strengthen their commitments they made under the 2015 Paris agreement by the end of next year....
04:16 2019-09-24

World leaders gather for climate summit at UN headquarters Over 60 world leaders gathered at the UN headquarters in New York to discuss climate action. US President Donald Trump made a brief appearance before leaving.        ...
14:16 2019-09-24

Greta Thunberg sets sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of flying for eight hours....
00:48 2019-08-15

Greta Thunberg kicks off UN's youth climate summit The climate summit came just a day after millions of people took to the streets across the world as part of the Global Climate Strike. Thunberg hit out at older generations for doing little to curb carbon emissions....
00:00 2019-09-22

Greta Thunberg speaks at UN Youth Climate Summit Young people are an "unstoppable" force in pressuring world leaders to act on climate change, teenage activist Greta Thunberg told a United Nations panel on Saturday. (Sept. 21)        ...
21:00 2019-09-21

France and the US clash over climate change at heated G20 summit World leaders at the G20 summit are at odds over how to tackle climate change - with France threatening to veto any final communique if the US waters down the language....
08:48 2019-06-29

Trump will steal UN climate summit thunder with event of his own President Trump will direct a pointed snub at climate-change activists on the first day of the United Nations General Assembly Monday when leaders of 60 nations gather for the annual climate change summit. Trump will be in New York, too — but will ho...
18:16 2019-09-21

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged the US Congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
18:48 2019-09-19

Greta Thunberg kicks off UN Youth Climate Summit The climate summit came just a day after millions of people took to the streets across the world as part of the Global Climate Strike. Thunberg hit out at older generations for doing little to curb carbon emissions....
13:32 2019-09-22

Glasgow to host key UN summit on tackling climate crisis COP26 meeting in 2020 will be most important round of talks since Paris agreementGlasgow will host UN climate talks in November 2020, the Scottish government has said.The COP26 meeting is the most important round of talks since the global Paris agree...
20:00 2019-09-10

Lufthansa offers customers opportunity to buy climate-friendly plane fuel Lufthansa is launching a website that allows customers to buy climate-friendly plane fuel to compensate for the emissions caused by their flight.       ...
22:32 2019-08-19

Video game firms pledge to go green at UN climate summit UNITED NATIONS — Gaming is going green — and some of the biggest game companies hope players will, too. The companies behind PlayStation, Xbox, “Angry Birds,” “Minecraft,” Twitch and other video games and platforms pledged Mon...
02:00 2019-09-25

UN Climate Action Summit: Surprise guests and harsh words World leaders gathered to share plans on how to tackle global warming. The biggest surprise, however, wasn't a particularly ambitious climate action plan, but a pit-stop by climate change skeptic Donald Trump....
09:48 2019-09-24

Third Global Climate Strike calls for action ahead of U.N. summit Millions of protesters around the world took the day off school and work Friday to participate in the youth-led Global Climate Strike urging action to fight climate change....
05:48 2019-09-21

Atlassian billionaire to announce net zero emissions target at UN climate summit ‘Our future demands it,’ says tech entrepreneur Mike Cannon-Brookes as Trump and Morrison snub the New York session Australian tech entrepreneur Mike Cannon-Brookes will travel to the United Nations summit on climate change in New York to announce th...
21:16 2019-09-22

'You have stolen my dreams,' an angry Thunberg tells U.N. climate summit Teenage activist Greta Thunberg angrily denounced world leaders on Monday for failing to tackle climate change, unleashing the outrage felt by millions of her peers in the heart of the United Nations by demanding: "How dare you?"...
11:16 2019-09-24

Russia Joins Paris Climate Accord Ahead Of Key Summit Russia's prime minister on Monday gave formal support to the Paris climate agreement, just hours ahead of a key summit trying to tackle ever increasing gas emissions....
11:16 2019-09-24

Australian government seen globally as climate 'denialist', UN summit observers say Experts at the meeting say Australia is seen as ‘engaging in greenwashing’ and using accounting tricks to increase emissionsScott Morrison is increasingly seen as running a “denialist government” that is not serious about finding a global climate sol...
00:32 2019-09-25

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after resistance from Poland, the Czech Republic, Estonia and Hungary....
22:32 2019-06-20

US briefing: Emmys, UN climate summit and Trump-Ukraine scandal Monday’s top story: Fleabag and Game of Thrones win big at 2019 TV awards. Plus, why Antonio Brown’s firing is more than just a football storySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential s...
19:32 2019-09-23

Swedish teen climate activist to sail into New York for U.N. summit Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was expected to sail into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her 14-day journey from England to partake in a United Nations climate summit in New York next month....
17:48 2019-08-28

Youth climate activists demand bold action at U.N. summit Swedish 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg started the climate strike movement with her lone protest in front of her country's parliament and told U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that youth are united and unstoppable....
18:16 2019-09-21

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the opening of a failure by the leaders in attendance to act....
22:32 2019-05-28

G20 Members At Odds Over Climate Change For Summit Meeting: Report G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to......
20:32 2019-06-27

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting: sources G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to sources and drafts of the text....
20:48 2019-06-27

'There Is Always Hope:' Why Young Adults Are Coming to the UN Youth Climate Summit Hundreds of young people from around the world have congregated in New York. It’s nearly Climate Week, a huge strike is happening on Friday, and the United Nations has awarded some 100 young climate activists from different corners of the globe “Gree...
19:48 2019-09-20

Global Climate Strike kicks off around the world ahead of UN summit Young people across the world are taking part in the “Global Climate Strike” Friday — with students in Australia kicking off the day of demonstrations ahead of a United Nations summit in New York. Organizers estimated more than 300,...
19:48 2019-09-20

French climate activists protest as Macron attends G7 summit Marchers carrying inverted portraits of president demand more action on climate crisisHundreds of climate activists have marched in south-western France carrying portraits of President Emmanuel Macron that they had illegally removed from town halls a...
23:48 2019-08-25

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It...
00:00 2019-06-19

UK chooses Glasgow to host major UN climate change summit Picking city as likely venue of COP26 may be seen as move to shore up pro-union sentimentA crucial climate change conference expected to be co-hosted by the UK would take place in Glasgow, the government has announced, in a move that will be seen as ...
20:00 2019-08-09

Trump to snub climate summit for religious freedom meeting at UN Exclusive: Senior UN official confirms White House booked a room so Trump can attend a gathering in same building as the summitDonald Trump is set to attend the United Nations headquarters during Monday’s key summit on the climate crisis – but will b...
19:48 2019-09-20

Big companies commit to slash emissions ahead of U.N. climate summit Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon future, organizers said on Sunday....
09:32 2019-09-22

Upcoming climate summit gives spotlight to world leaders with a plan As if to underscore the seriousness of the problem, the U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization released a science report Sunday showing that in the last several years, warming, sea level rise and carbon pollution have all accelerated....
02:16 2019-09-23

‘How dare you’: Greta Thunberg scolds world leaders at U.N. Climate Summit CNN – A 16-year-old activist from Sweden gave an emotional speech at the UN Climate Action Summit Monday. Greta Thunberg scolded world leaders, accusing them of not doing enough to save the planet. Her speech came just minutes before she and 15 other...
20:00 2019-09-23

On sidelines of UN climate summit, US President calls for protection of religious freedom As global leaders gathered at UN Headquarters on Monday to present their plans to combat climate change, United States President Donald Trump put the spotlight on the need to safeguard religious freedom worldwide....
00:48 2019-09-24

Global Climate Strike Protests Kick off in Australia Ahead of U.N. Summit (CANBERRA, Australia) — Thousands of protesters gathered Friday at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New York. Some of the first rallies...
09:16 2019-09-20

Teenager Thunberg angrily tells U.N. climate summit 'you have stolen my dreams' Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Monday opened the United Nations Climate Action Summit with an angry condemnation of world leaders for failing to take strong measures to combat climate change - "How dare you," she said....
23:16 2019-09-23

Trump drops by climate summit – then hurries off to talk faith and freedom The president didn’t stay for Greta Thunberg’s climate speech, preferring the applause of US religious groups at a rival panelIn the UN general assembly chamber, the world’s leaders gathered to share the latest grim news of the planet’s climate crisi...
08:48 2019-09-24

Trump prioritizes religious freedom talks over climate action at UN summit Trump said it was an “urgent moral duty” for world leaders to stop crimes against faith, release prisoners of conscience and repeal laws restricting religious liberty....
05:16 2019-09-24

Swedish teen climate activist arrives in New York by boat for U.N. summit Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sailed into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her nearly 14-day journey from England to take part in a United Nations climate summit....
04:00 2019-08-29

Greta Thunberg at UN Youth Climate Summit: 'We young people are unstoppable' Roy Rochlin/WireImage Climate activist Greta Thunberg said that during the climate strikes across the globe on Friday "we showed that we are united, and that we young people are unstoppable." She spoke briefly at the first UN Youth Climate Summit Sa...
05:00 2019-09-22

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year. May also spoke about Britain's efforts to tackle the climate crisis, urging other countries to foll...
20:48 2019-06-29

Activist Greta Thunberg gets preview of UNHQ ahead of climate summit Two days after disembarking from her carbon-free yacht in New York, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg paid a visit to UN Headquarters on Friday, after joining participants of her global climate strike movement, Fridays for Future, at the Organizat...
08:32 2019-08-31

G20 summit: Trump halts more China tariffs, disagrees with most on climate change President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on climate change fight....
20:48 2019-06-29

Activist Greta Thunberg To Undertake Zero-Carbon Trip To Climate Summit Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain......
00:48 2019-08-02

UN climate summit aims to speed up transition to cleaner, greener future New measures to speed up the transition to clean energy and green economies are among the initiatives to be unveiled during the UN Climate Change Summit next week....
05:00 2019-09-18

India Pitches For Financial Support By Nations Ahead Of UN Climate Summit In the run up to two key UN summits on Climate Change, India has raised the pitch for finance and technology support to developing nations to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of keeping a global......
13:00 2019-09-01

Greta Thunberg stares down Trump as he arrives for UN climate summit – video Greta Thunberg briefly crossed paths with Donald Trump at the United Nations in New York on Monday. Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, fixed Trump with a steady stare as he arrived at the UN to attend a meeting on religious freedom. The US presi...
18:48 2019-09-24

Brazil environment minister to meet US climate denier group before UN summit Ricardo Salles to meet Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)Critics say Bolsonaro lacks commitment to fight climate crisisBrazil’s environment minister, Ricardo Salles, will meet a rightwing US advocacy group that denies climate change, just four da...
13:48 2019-09-13

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....
23:48 2019-08-18

Britain would hold 2020 U.N. climate talks in Glasgow The British government said on Friday it would hold United Nations' climate talks next year in Glasgow, Scotland, if its bid to host them is successful....
19:32 2019-08-09

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds an emergency climate summit....
01:00 2019-09-14

Greta Thunberg sees Trump as he arrives for UN climate action summit - video Greta Thunberg briefly crossed paths with Donald Trump at the United Nations in New York on Monday. Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, fixed Trump with a steady stare as he arrived at the UN to attend a meeting on religious freedom. The US presi...
22:16 2019-09-23

'Never give up,' Swedish teen tells Iowa climate activists after U.N. summit 'failure' Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday urged her supporters to "never give up" in demanding urgent steps to fight climate change after world leaders failed to act decisively at a recent United Nations summit....
03:48 2019-10-05

How to Watch Greta Thunberg's Testimony at the United Nations' Climate Action Summit On Monday, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg testified before the United Nations as part of the Climate Action Summit—and tore world leaders a new one....
18:48 2019-09-24

Experts hold climate talks in Bonn as pressure to act grows BERLIN (AP) — Experts are meeting in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to act faster against global warming. Diplomats meeting in the western city of Bonn starting Monday will focus on resolving iss...
13:00 2019-06-17

Climate-change protesters hold London 'funeral' march Thousands of Extinction Rebellion protesters marched through London's best-known shopping street on Saturday in what they called a funeral march to express their grief and rage over climate change....
10:16 2019-10-13

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
17:32 2019-06-20

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18:00 2019-09-25

Climate activists hold event to mark vanishing Swiss glacier Hundreds of climate activists paid their respects to a Swiss glacier on Sunday that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of a warming environment....
20:16 2019-09-22

| WATCH: Swedish teen Greta Thunberg berates leaders as UN climate summit falls short An emotional Greta Thunberg has torn into world leaders at a UN climate summit, accusing them of betraying her generation by failing to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, as announcements by major economies fell far short of expectations....
15:32 2019-09-24

Ahead of UN summit, leading scientists warn climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast Top climate scientists issued a report on Sunday showing that over the last several years, sea-level rise, planetary warming, shrinking ice sheets and carbon pollution have accelerated; a sobering call to action for political leaders headed to New Yo...
06:16 2019-09-23

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier. Ice...
10:16 2019-08-19

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication te...
22:32 2019-05-28

Katy Perry, more stars attend Google summit on climate change in private jets, mega yachts Google Camp is hosting the likes of former President Barack Obama, Prince Harry, Leonardo DiCaprio and Katy Perry in Sicily to discuss climate change, but it may come at a steep cost to Mother Earth....
17:48 2019-07-31

President Trump Makes an Unexpected Appearance at U.N. Climate Summit as Leaders Gather to Discuss Emissions Pledges (UNITED NATIONS) — While presidents and premiers talked about what they hoped to do within their own borders, French President Emmanuel Macron reminded his colleagues that they need to include climate change in their trade and finance policies....
20:00 2019-09-23

Google summit on climate change attended by stars in private jets, mega yachts slammed as 'hypocritical' Google's recent climate change conference – which was attended by Leonardo DiCaprio, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, and other A-list stars – is being slammed as "hypocritical" by many. ...
04:32 2019-08-02

Inslee ramps up pressure campaign for DNC to hold climate change debate, says earth’s ‘on fire’ Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is stepping up his push to force the Democratic National Committee to hold a primary debate solely on the issue of climate change....
15:32 2019-06-13

At UN, youth activists press for bold action on climate emergency, vow to hold leaders accountable at the ballot box Students and young activists on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to world leaders heading to United Nations Headquarters next week for high-level climate talks, demanding that they “stop wasting time” and work harder to curb carbon emissions, “or we ...
06:00 2019-09-22

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his follower growth....
22:16 2019-07-04

Monday’s Daily Brief: Suicide death every 40 seconds, rights chief on climate change link, Venezuela, Dorian updates, desertification summit latest A recap of Monday’s top stories: Someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds says new report; UN rights chief highlights climate change threat, and “devastating toll” on Venezuela; deputy chief Amina Mohammed says halting desertification is a key part o...
16:32 2019-09-10

Google Camp: Prince Harry 'delivers speech about climate change at secretive star-studded summit' The Duke of Sussex gave an impassioned speech on the environment to an elite audience of business leaders and celebrities gathered at Google's top-secret annual retreat in Sicily....
14:32 2019-08-01

Auto execs not so sure that change is necessary What also emerges from IBM's survey is how many executives do not feel a sense of urgency about the massive changes expected to occur in the auto industry in the near future....
00:00 2019-09-12

Top execs lost in Condé Nast reshuffle A reshuffling at Condé Nast last week, which promoted top execs into bigger roles with international responsibilities, also quietly claimed two high-profile casualties. David Geithner, the chief financial officer, and JoAnn Murray, the chief human re...
08:48 2019-08-20

CBS-Viacom merger leads to big payouts for top execs The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That p...
20:16 2019-08-20

GM, Ford planning for possible economic downturn -execs The top two U.S. automakers are preparing for a possible economic downturn, the companies said on Tuesday, as an ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing fuels fears of a global recession....
21:16 2019-08-13

Grubhub execs grilled over bogus fees Grubhub drew snickers and guffaws at a City Council hearing Thursday as its executives attempted to defend the company — for the first time — against allegations that it has been overcharging its restaurant customers for years. A senior executive for...
10:16 2019-06-28

Hulu execs believe Netflix will eventually be forced to run ads A few years ago, back in 2015 to be exact, Netflix decided to run a harmless little experiment. For an extremely brief stint, Netflix began advertising promos for its own original programming between episodes while customers were in the midst of a bi...
20:32 2019-06-20

Walmart scoring execs against one another on security performance The company has created a scorecard that provides every executive within Walmart with a real-time overview of how they're performing against their peers....
07:32 2019-07-18

Scouts, execs don’t agree with Vegas when it comes to Nets Two weeks ago, eight teams had better odds of winning next season’s NBA title than the Nets. After general manager Sean Marks put on a clinic in how to run free agency, that list is down to two: the Lakers and Bucks. Talk to people around the league,...
12:16 2019-07-03

Cruz slams anti-gun execs: ‘Oh so brave’ Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ripped “oh so brave” corporate executives demanding gun control, calling them ill-informed on guns and more interested in playing politics....
06:00 2019-09-13

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a closed-door Vatican summit....
20:32 2019-06-14

Pope warns oil execs of need for "rapid" energy transition Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a "radical energy transition" to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet....
15:48 2019-06-14

Former Condé Nast execs land new gigs after reshuffle Former top execs at Condé Nast are landing new gigs. Kim Kelleher, who departed Condé Nast after the company reshuffled her job as chief brand officer in 2018, has landed at AMC Networks as president of ad sales and partnerships. Kelleher had two gig...
13:32 2019-09-04

Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “CBS Evening News” anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn’t stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women. The “60 Minutes” corresponde...
00:16 2019-05-27

Blue Jays execs weigh in on 95-loss season There is plenty to like about the youth movement building within the Toronto Blue Jays. The question now is how long will it take for those youngsters to play meaningful games....
02:48 2019-10-02

Cuomo demands MTA execs fix ‘egregious’ subway homeless crisis Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired off a letter to MTA execs Friday demanding they address the homeless crisis in the city’s subways — saying he’s “never seen it this bad.” “I’ve never seen it this egregious, either on the numbers and on...
01:32 2019-07-13

Tesla loses more execs amid sales push, reports say European chief Jan Oehmicke and Steve MacManus, vice president of interior and exterior engineering, are the latest executive departures at Tesla, according to reports. ...
23:16 2019-07-02

These engineers and tech execs want to create a peaceful lunar settlement A group of Silicon Valley tech executives and engineers want to create a peaceful, multinational lunar settlement. According to Bloomberg, the San Francisco-based Open Lunar Foundation plans to invest in hardware "to accelerate the exploration and se...
20:32 2019-09-05

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the executive vice president for public affairs at the...
07:48 2019-05-26

Starbucks execs, police meet after incident in Arizona shop TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Starbucks executives have met with a suburban Phoenix police department after six officers were asked to leave one of the company’s shops because a customer felt unsafe. Tempe Officers Association President Rob Ferraro says ...
20:16 2019-07-09

American Airlines Wants to Win Back Trust in Its Boeing 737 Max Jets by Making Its Execs Fly on Them American Airlines has a plan for convincing consumers that the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet are safe for flight: Stick their top brass on them and see how it goes.Read more......
14:00 2019-06-14

Former Fukushima execs found not guilty of negligence after 2011 nuclear disaster Three former executives facing five years in jail for professional negligence in the 2011 nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima plant were found not guilty in a Thursday ruling. ...
18:00 2019-09-19

White House to host tech execs to talk Huawei ban: sources A White House official confirmed the meeting would take place, noting that Google and Micron would attend, but said it had been called to discuss economic matters....
03:32 2019-07-20

EXPLAINER-Advertising execs point to five ways Google stifles business U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business....
01:00 2019-09-12

Nissan grants Renault execs boardroom seats, ending dispute Japan's Nissan said on Friday it would grant alliance member Renault's representatives seats on key committees of its board, ending a dispute between the two automakers....
03:48 2019-06-21

737 Max: Man who lost family in Ethiopian crash wants plane scrapped, Boeing execs tried Paul Njoroge, who will testify before Congress Tuesday, says the 737 Max should have been grounded after the first crash in Indonesia in November.       ...
14:32 2019-07-16

Explainer: Advertising execs point to five ways Google stifles business U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business....
02:00 2019-09-12

Two-thirds of top US execs say Trump will be reelected in 2020, business survey reveals More than two-thirds of chief financial officers at big U.S. corporations think Donald Trump will be reelected President of the United States in 2020. One reason: A similar percentage of CFOs do not think the country will fall into a recession....
15:00 2019-09-13

Biden Campaign Demands TV News Execs Stop Booking Giuliani Thank god someone finally told the TV news networks to stop getting their man. The presidential campaign for Joe Biden has written a letter to cable news executives demanding the they stop booking Rudy Giuliani, a man who clearly has soup for brains....
04:00 2019-09-30

Google, Reddit execs to speak at House hearing on internet moderation American politicians have been questioning whether internet companies should be held liable for the content they allow, and two of those companies will soon address those concerns directly. Two House subcommittees are holding a joint online content....
22:00 2019-10-11

Shocking truth: Top tech execs don't trust the government to help in the event of a cyberattack In a CNBC survey of top technology executives, a majority of those who responded said they doubted the U.S. government would be able to help them in the event of a cyberattack....
19:00 2019-06-18

Thunder execs got death threats after trading Paul George: ‘Kill everybody’ One man went to extreme measures to express his disapproval of the Thunder trading All-Star Paul George. Oklahoma City police are investigating a potential death threat from an angered fan who severely disagreed with sending George to the Clippers in...
22:16 2019-07-19

CannTrust shares dive on report that execs knew of unlicensed pot growing CannTrust shares have plummeted further after a report alleging that senior executives were aware of pot cultivation in rooms without government approval....
00:00 2019-07-25

Richard Carranza denies white execs demoted based on race City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza on Wednesday refused to directly address claims of anti-white discrimination outlined in a $90 million lawsuit by three Department of Education executives, but insisted the allegations are “absolutely no...
01:48 2019-05-30

Sanders Calls Out Walmart Execs' Extreme Corporate Greed to Their Faces Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to present a resolution for the retail giant to put its hourly employees at a path to earning a $15-per-hour minimum wage....
03:32 2019-06-06

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel, according to reports. The tech titans will make ...
08:48 2019-07-10

Big tech execs headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
02:00 2019-07-10

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’ voices are not censored by tech companies. ̶...
02:32 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Novartis says top R&D execs no longer at Avexis unit after test data manipulation Novartis said on Wednesday the two top research & development executives at its Avexis unit were no longer at the company after some data from early testing of Avexis's more than $2-million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated....
18:16 2019-08-14

10 high-achieving execs share the one quirky trick that turned their dreams into a reality PeopleImages/Getty Images How do you make your dreams come true? It may sound like a silly question, but it's one that top executives take seriously — and for good reason. Asking themselves that question has led to great success. Keri Shull, f...
18:00 2019-08-17

US intelligence chiefs shared classified info with tech execs about doing business with China The trade war with China has reached new heights in the past few weeks, as the Trump administration recently announced that US companies will be banned from buying equipment from certain Chinese companies. Huawei’s name wasn’t explicitly ...
16:16 2019-05-21

Ex-JPMorgan Australia execs named as prosecution witnesses in bank cartel case Two former senior executives of investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co in Australia were named on Wednesday as prosecution witnesses in a criminal cartel case by the state against rivals Citigroup and Deutsche Bank....
11:00 2019-09-25

Current and former Facebook execs say reports WhatsApp will hand encrypted messages to UK police are wrong Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Pool via REUTERS Current and former Facebook executives have disputed reports from The Times and Bloomberg claiming a new UK-US treaty would force tech firms to hand over encrypted messages from services like WhatsApp. The two r...
15:00 2019-09-30

Browns coach Freddie Kitchens vows to fire coaches, execs who leak information Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens vowed to put an end to the 'days of inside information' and said he would eliminate leaks to the media.       ...
13:16 2019-08-06

GQ magazine pulls photo of Silicon Valley execs featuring 2 women Photoshopped in: reports Not enough women tech executives in Silicon Valley? They can always be Photoshopped in. GQ magazine recently removed a photo from its website after learning that the two women appearing with 15 male tech executives had been digitally added....
15:48 2019-06-13

Bombshell suit claims Carranza’s ‘toxic’ whiteness purge cost DOE execs their jobs Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s crusade against “toxic” whiteness at the city Department of Education created an “Us vs. Them’’ culture that saw three longtime officials demoted in favor of less-qualified persons of color, a blockbuster $90 mil...
08:16 2019-05-29

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over growing regulatory scrutiny....
23:16 2019-08-18

Former Drug Company Execs, Pharmacists Arrested for Allegedly Flooding Small Towns With Opioids Federal officials have indicted two former executives at the pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken for allegedly distributing millions of opioid pills illegally in rural Appalachia. Two pharmacists have also been charged, according to a statement fro...
18:01 2019-07-19

Joe Biden's team reportedly sent a letter to top TV news execs demanding they stop booking Rudy Giuliani Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images Joe Biden's campaign is reportedly demanding that major TV news networks stop booking US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on their programs, according to The Daily Beast. A letter sent on S...
04:32 2019-09-30

Starbucks execs reportedly meeting with Tempe police after officers booted from coffee chain location Starbucks executives were reportedly meeting again with the Tempe Police Department on Monday after six officers were booted from one of the coffee giant's locations in Arizona when a customer told an employee the person "did not feel safe" in the co...
19:16 2019-07-08

Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook Execs Asked to Hand Over Private Emails in House Antitrust Probe House lawmakers probing Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon for potential antitrust violations have requested the companies turn over internal records, including executives’ own communications.Read more......
04:16 2019-09-14

Dig Up an Extra 30% Off Clearance at Fossil A new season means it’s a good time time to upgrade your watches, bags, and other accessories, and Fossil, a brand that’s had your back since practically the Jurassic Period, is coming through with a deal you’ll dig. Take an extra 30% off the retaile...
20:00 2019-07-03

At Poverty Forum, Joe Biden Says He Can Win in the South Mr. Biden said he planned on taking North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from President Trump in 2020. He also defended his approach to working with Republicans....
02:00 2019-06-18

New fossil discovery reveals that penguins used to be way too big Penguins, as they are now, are good. They waddle adorably, have loving relationships, and are neither too big or too small for their place in our planet’s ecosystem. This was not always the case. Fossils of Crossvallia waiparensis—a prehistoric pengu...
01:48 2019-08-17

Use This Landlord Forum to Learn How to Be a Good Tenant Before you ask your landlord whether it’s okay to repaint your walls, list your spare bedroom on Airbnb, or invite your friends and their dogs over for dinner, you’re going to want to check your lease—and you might also want to check the Bigger Pock...
00:48 2019-08-29

Fortnite Pro-Am brings 'Showtime' back to The Forum "Showtime" returned to The Forum this weekend as Fortnite pros, along with sports and entertainment celebrities, flocked to the Fortnite Summer Block Party....
06:48 2019-06-19

Huawei Suspended From International Cybersecurity Forum After U.S. Ban Huawei Technologies has been suspended from membership in a global trade group of companies, governments and experts set up to tackle computer security breaches....
18:16 2019-09-18

What the 2020 Democrats Said About Trump and Race at the N.A.A.C.P. Forum The candidates argued that the president is a bigot and outlined their plans to uplift black people at the civil rights group’s convention in Detroit....
21:16 2019-07-24

Rep. Ilhan Omar holds forum on immigration Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Tuesday held a community forum in Minneapolis on immigration to discuss Department of Homeland Security's current practices for detention and deportation of migrants. (Aug. 28)     ...
19:48 2019-08-28

Reddit Restricts Pro-Trump Forum Because of Threats The subreddit The_Donald was “quarantined” after users posted threats of violence against police officers and politicians in Oregon, administrators said....
00:16 2019-06-28

Fossil's latest stylish smartwatches can last for days Fossil's smartwatches are competent, but they don't really stand out among other Wear OS watches beyond their looks. You might have a more substantial reason from now on, though. The company's new Gen 5 Fossil Touchscreen Smartwatch ha...
00:16 2019-08-06

Fossil Sport 2 may be the company's next Wear OS watch One of the very best smartwatches money can buy may be about to get a sequel if a new Bluetooth certification holds any hints of Fossil's future plans.A new device has just been given the go-ahead from Bluetooth SIG (that's the certificatio...
11:48 2019-07-03

A cloud hangs over the World Economic Forum on Africa At the start of the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) in South Africa, the host country tries to show its best side. Instead, violence is escalating in several cities. Manuela Kasper-Claridge reports from Cape Town....
21:32 2019-09-05

Owner of forum used by white supremacists summoned to Congress The owner of an online message board used by far-right extremists and white supremacists has been summoned to testify to the US Congress after the forum was linked to a mass shooting in Texas....
03:32 2019-08-08

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
17:32 2019-05-28

Woman who confronted de Blasio at gym rips him again during presidential forum "I asked you that you set aside more housing from your affordable housing plan for more homeless New Yorkers and you refused," homeless Nathylin Flowers Adesegun scolded the mayor through a video feed....
09:48 2019-08-21

Where's Security? Man Grabs Sen. Kamala Harris' Microphone at Forum A protester interrupted Senator Kamala Harris’ speech on Saturday, snatching the microphone from the presidential candidate and beginning his rant before being escorted from the stage....
18:32 2019-06-02

Anti-Terrorism Forum To Be An Independent Body: Facebook The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT), established by Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube with the objective of disrupting terrorist abuse on their respective platforms, will now......
11:16 2019-09-24

Michigan candidate stuns forum with racial comment A city council candidate shocked a public forum when she said she wants to keep the town a white community "as much as possible." Jean Cramer made the comment in response to a question about diversity in Marysville, a city northeast of Detroit. (Aug....
05:16 2019-08-24

Forum used by extremists loses protection over mass shootings Controversial image board 8chan, which has been used to celebrate mass shootings in the US and New Zealand, has been abandoned by a firm designed to protect websites from digital attacks....
13:16 2019-08-05

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
11:48 2019-05-28

Discrimination, bullying, HIV addressed at Democratic presidential forum LOS ANGELES (nbcnews) – Nine Democratic presidential candidates touted their support for LGBTQ rights and sought to illustrate a stark contrast between their views and those of the man they hope to defeat in 2020: President Donald Trump. A town...
11:48 2019-10-12

We can phase out fossil fuels fast without having a burst of warming Enlarge (credit: Han Jun Zeng / Flickr) Burning fossil fuels spews carbon dioxide into the air, which warms the climate through the greenhouse effect (as if you didn’t know that). But burning fossil fuels also spews sulfur dioxide into the air, and...
08:48 2019-09-20

Human-sized penguin fossil discovered in New Zealand New species said to have been four times heavier than emperor penguinA giant penguin that stood as tall as a person has been identified from fossil leg bones discovered by an amateur palaeontologist on New Zealand’s South Island.At 1.6 metres and 80k...
16:48 2019-08-14

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray imaging techniques applied to an exceptionally we...
14:39 2019-05-21

Renewable electricity overtakes fossil fuels in UK for first time New offshore windfarms opening in third quarter mark milestone towards zero carbon Renewable energy sources provided more electricity to UK homes and businesses than fossil fuels for the first time over the last quarter, according to new research.The...
02:16 2019-10-14

Apple, Fitbit, Fossil, Samsung: How to choose the right smartwatch Whether Apple Watch or Fitbit, the theme for this year’s crop of full-featured wearables is packing the latest tech into less pricey smartwatches.       ...
19:48 2019-10-14

Baby T-Rex fossil listed for sale on eBay for $3 million The eBay listing, last updated on Tuesday, claims the artifact is "most likely the only baby T-rex in the world," adding that the specimen has a 15-foot-long body, 21-inch skull and serrated teeth....
14:48 2019-05-21

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
22:32 2019-05-29

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
22:32 2019-06-19

Ancient fossil offers clues as to when mammals learned how to eat We humans tend to take our ability to chew and swallow for granted, but as mammals we actually have a pretty complicated system of bones and muscles helping us tackle our pizza slices and steaks. Determining when mammals developed their unique style ...
07:16 2019-07-22

Undiscovered dinosaurs: We are entering the golden era of fossil finds From tiny tyrannosaurs to species that soar on bat wings, new dinosaurs are unearthed every month. And the strangest discoveries may yet be lying in wait...
14:16 2019-08-01

Fossil reveals school of fish from 50 million years ago Finding a single fossil of an animal that died some 50 million years ago is cool. Finding two? That’s just plain awesome. But what about finding 259 of them at once? Well, there just isn’t a word in the English language to describe that level of grea...
20:16 2019-05-31

Fossil fuels produce less than half of UK electricity for first time National Grid is able to confidently predict the 2019 record just six months into the yearZero-carbon energy sources are poised to overtake fossil fuels as the UK’s largest electricity source over a full calendar year.This year will be the first that...
05:48 2019-06-21

Fossil unveils $295 Gen 5 waterproof smartwatch with multi-day battery Gen 5 is the hero product Google hasn't made, a "best-in-class" experience with Wear OS and Qualcomm's most powerful smartwatch chip, Snapdragon Wear 3100.Read More...
16:32 2019-08-05

Renewables overtook fossil fuels in UK electricity mix for first time Windfarms, solar panels and biomass have outcompeted gas and coal power stations for the first time ever over a whole quarter, in a significant milestone...
04:48 2019-10-14

Fossil's latest hybrid watch is likely powered by Wear OS Back in January Google announced its plans to buy Fossil's smartwatch technology. Now, after a report by Wareable revealed that the deal involved the acquisition of the movements used in hybrid watches, we have our first clue as to what Google m...
23:32 2019-09-18

Amazon is offering up to 45 percent discounts on new Fossil smartwatches Fossil is not ranked among the world's top five smartwatch vendors, but something tells us it would be if the fashion brand consistently charged less money for its arguably stylish and objectively feature-packed Wear OS devices. It's not that the Fos...
13:00 2019-06-03

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discove...
14:16 2019-06-11

Huge T. rex fossil suggests many dinosaurs were bigger than we thought The discovery of a T. rex that was 400 kilograms heavier than any other found so far suggests we may have underestimated the size of this and other dinosaurs...
15:32 2019-05-21

‘Evil’ suicide forum encouraged woman to kill herself, relatives say A young Pennsylvania woman with severe depression and anxiety killed herself after allegedly getting detailed instructions on a site that bills itself as a “pro-choice” suicide forum. Shawn Shatto, 25, was found dead on May 22 in her family’s Newberr...
18:48 2019-05-30

Democratic candidates rally Latinos vs. Trump in Miami forum MIAMI (AP) — At a forum on Latino issues, eight Democratic candidates for president attacked Trump administration policies that led to the separation of families and detention of children. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Offi...
19:00 2019-06-21

| Cameroon announces detainee release at forum on separatist crisis President Paul Biya ordered the release of several hundred detainees linked to the separatist crisis in Cameroon's anglophone regions as talks on the turmoil ended their fourth day....
19:32 2019-10-04

Facial recognition technology needs controls on its use, World Economic Forum says Unlike other types of biometric data collection, such as fingerprints and iris scanning, facial recognition technology can collect information on people without them being aware of it....
07:00 2019-10-04

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Org...
19:32 2019-06-27

Sanders, Harris seek Hispanic votes at California forum PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are dueling over Hispanic votes in California. The two prominent Democratic presidential candidates are scheduled to appear Friday at a forum organized by immigrant rights activists in Pasadena...
20:16 2019-05-31

Eastern Kentucky University President To Serve On NCAA Forum RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The president of Eastern Kentucky University has been selected to represent the Ohio Valley Conference on the NCAA’s Division 1 presidential forum. Michael Benson was chosen at the May 31 meeting of the board of the confere...
13:32 2019-06-06

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
17:00 2019-06-13

At Latino Forum, Democratic Candidates Channel Anxiety Over Immigration The event, hosted by Lulac, played out amid fights over adding a citizenship question to the census, the crisis at the border and planned raids on immigrant families....
08:48 2019-07-12

How to Watch Tonight's Democratic Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues Tonight, 10 Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in Iowa individually to discuss issues affecting LGBTQ Americans, like the Equality Act, bans on conversion therapy, and some candidates’ controversial records on marriage equality. T...
00:16 2019-09-21

South Carolina forum pushes abortion into 2020 spotlight COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly every Democratic presidential candidate is addressing a Planned Parenthood Action Fund forum. It’s the campaign season’s first such event focused on abortion, an issue already roiling the packed filed of White...
17:32 2019-06-22

| Japan to host Africa aid forum as China looms large Japan hosts development talks with African leaders this week, looking to boost its presence on the continent and offer an alternative to investments by an increasingly assertive China....
19:00 2019-08-27

Forum cracks the vintage passwords of Ken Thompson and other Unix pioneers Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) As one of the original versions of Unix, BSD is an ancient operating system. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it used what are, by today’s standards, strange, even ridiculous security. For one, the has...
21:48 2019-10-10

U.S. to boycott flagship Russian investment forum over detained investor U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman will boycott a flagship investor forum in St Petersburg this summer to protest against Moscow's prosecution of prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey, a State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
17:32 2019-05-28

Elizabeth Warren ‘should apologize’ at Native American forum: activist Liberal presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to take part in a candidate forum Monday in Iowa on issues affecting Native Americans, and participants say it will be hard to ignore the Massachusetts Democrat’s questionable claims of havi...
10:16 2019-08-18

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be prot...
23:00 2019-05-21

Australian Prime Minister set to woo Pacific leaders at annual forum Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Wednesday arrive in Tuvalu, a tiny Pacific Island, to start wooing a region that Canberra fears is edging closer to China....
01:48 2019-08-14

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
15:16 2019-06-14

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
15:32 2019-05-21

Donald Trump is a big booster of fossil fuels, so why are their stocks slipping? With carbon dioxide at a record 48% over preindustrial levels, the public and investors grow increasingly worried about climate change: Our view        ...
12:32 2019-05-23

Fossil of ancient 3-foot-tall parrot found in New Zealand Polly wants a very big cracker. Fossils of the largest parrot ever recorded have been identified in New Zealand, according to a new study published in the journal Biology Letters. The bird, which roamed New Zealand during the Miocene epoch about 19 m...
17:00 2019-08-07

Giant trilobite fossil found on Australia's Kangaroo Island Paleontologists have discovered a giant new trilobite species on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The discovery promises insights into the success of arthropods during the Cambrian Explosion....
16:48 2019-06-13

Democrats struggling to face fact that their plans would all but end fossil fuels Most Democratic presidential candidates running for president have rallied around a shared goal: Cutting greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050....
05:16 2019-08-09

X-rays reveal the colors of a 3 million-year-old fossil mouse Enlarge / A false color synchrotron X-ray image of the fossil chemistry. Blue represents calcium in the bones, green is the element zinc, which has been shown to be important in the biochemistry of red pigment, and red is a particular type of organic...
21:16 2019-05-21

Clean power to overtake fossil fuels in Britain in 2019 Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set this year to use more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time, the country's National Grid said on Friday....
02:00 2019-06-21

Fossil Hall reopens at Smithsonian Natural History Museum The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History reopens Fossil Hall after a five-year renovation. David Oliver reports on what's new.        ...
22:32 2019-06-05

Anger as Church of Scotland decides not to divest from fossil fuels Despite agreeing upon climate emergency, delegates vote to back oil and gas companiesMore than 70 Church of Scotland delegates – including the outgoing moderator the Very Rev Susan Brown – have formally lodged their frustration at the decision of its...
20:48 2019-05-22

Early hominin skull fills in “a major gap” in the fossil record Enlarge / Yohannes Haile-Salassie poses in the field with the newly discovered skull. (credit: Photograph courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History) A 3.8 million-year-old fossil skull is giving anthropologists their first look at an earl...
09:48 2019-08-30

Jurassic crocodile species identified 250 years after fossil discovery More than 250 years after an ancient crocodile's skull was found in Germany, scientists have finally confirmed the identity of the fossil as the now-extinct species Mystriosaurus laurillardi....
11:16 2019-09-13

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that began before the amalgamation of Leichhardt, Marric...
11:32 2019-06-06

Mystery of why humans walk upright may be explained by surprise fossil We thought that walking on all fours like a gorilla is more primitive than walking on two legs as humans do. But new fossils suggest even very ancient apes walked upright...
03:16 2019-09-21

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
00:32 2019-05-30

Old mold: Fossil of world's earliest fungus unearthed in Canada Microfossils of a globular spore connected to a T-shaped filament excavated in an Arctic region of northwestern Canada represent the oldest-known fungus, a discovery that sheds light on the origins of an important branch in Earth's tree of life....
01:00 2019-05-23

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland went camping for four days. It was less a surprisin...
16:32 2019-05-21

Fossil of 99m-year-old bird with unusually long toes found Ancient bird’s foot is so distinctive palaeontologists declare it a new speciesThe fossilised remains of a bizarre, ancient bird that had middle toes longer than its lower legs have been found in a lump of amber from Myanmar.The elongated toe resembl...
18:48 2019-07-11

To save the planet, fossil fuels need to stay underground | Letters Readers give their views on what needs to be done to combat climate disaster and save the planetFiona Harvey is surely right when she says “adaptation alone won’t save us from climate disaster” (Journal, 12 September). She gives an apt metaphor that ...
21:32 2019-09-15

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20:00 2019-08-05

Denisovan fossil finger points to the timing of Neanderthal evolution Enlarge / The two fragments of Denisova 3's fingertip, reunited in digital form. (credit: Bennett et al. 2019) A group of anthropologists finally put back together a Denisovan finger bone unearthed in 2009, and it pointed to something surprising. D...
21:48 2019-09-04

A fossil captured an entire school of 50-million-year-old fish (Mizumoto et al., Proc Royal Soc B, 2019) A slab of limestone from the Green River Formation caught a whole school of fish. Researchers don't know how the fish got flattened so suddenly, but one hypothesis is that a sand dune collapsed on top of th...
03:16 2019-06-04

Norway's sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection....
02:16 2019-07-11

Renewable energy is costing less than fossil fuels, says Michael Milken The world is moving away from carbon-based energy not just for the environment, but also because it makes sense economically, said Michael Milken, chairman of the Milken Institute....
11:32 2019-09-19

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro ...
06:48 2019-06-28

Fossil blubber shows ichthyosaurs were warm blooded reptiles A fossil so well preserved that its skin is still flexible is revealing much more about the marine reptiles called ichthyosaurs that swam in the sea during the age of dinosaurs...
15:48 2019-05-21

Analysis of Denisovan Fossil Reveals a Distinctly Human-Like Finger Very little is known about the Denisovans—a mysterious group of hominins that lived alongside early humans and Neanderthals during the last Ice Age. New research has revealed a Denisovan finger bone that’s unexpectedly human-like in shape—an odd obse...
01:16 2019-09-05

Fossil of 'super bird,' three times larger than ostrich, discovered Researchers have recently discovered the fossils of one of the largest birds that ever lived, estimating it weighed nearly 1,000 pounds and stood more than 10 feet tall....
23:48 2019-06-27

Scientists name new fossil species after Millennium Falcon from Star Wars A new species from the Burgess Shale has been discovered by paleontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum. Paleontologists excavating a site in the Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale have discovered the fossilized remains of a heretofore-u...
21:16 2019-08-04

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
19:00 2019-06-12

Founder of 8chan wishes he could 'uncreate' forum popular with white supremacists Brennan no longer has control of 8chan, which has been run by Jim Watkins, a U.S. Army veteran, out of the Philippines since 2015, but said he now feels that he must speak out about what it has become....
00:48 2019-08-07

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue mo...
16:00 2019-05-21

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hope...
19:48 2019-06-21

El Paso Murder Spree Renews Spotlight on 8chan Online Forum The suspect in the Walmart rampage in El Paso allegedly posted a hate-filled manifesto on 8chan, the same fringe online message board used this year by the suspect in the New Zealand mosque massacre....
20:00 2019-08-05

8chan Owner Defends Speech Forum in Wake of El Paso Shooting The owner of online forum 8chan defended his company against the internet-services provider that effectively took it offline and against attempts to silence platforms of speech....
00:48 2019-08-07

'A huge misstep': Angelica Ross on Sanders' LGBTQ forum no-show The Pose star talks to the Guardian after a historic night when she became the first trans person to host a presidential forumOn Friday night in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Angelica Ross became the first trans person to host a presidential forum. Related: Co...
22:32 2019-09-21

Biden's LGBTQ record draws scrutiny at Iowa presidential forum Former Vice President Joe Biden's decades-long record on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues was scrutinized on Friday in Iowa at the first major forum focused on the topic during the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating contest....
23:32 2019-09-21

Nine U.S. Democratic presidential hopefuls to tackle LGBTQ issues at televised forum Nine U.S. Democratic presidential candidates will appear at a televised town hall on Thursday focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, though top contender Bernie Sanders will miss the event as he recovers from a heart attack....
19:48 2019-10-10

New electoral law for Somalia, ‘a crucial next step’ says top UN envoy, addressing Partnership Forum The Somalia Partnership Forum concluded on Wednesday in the capital Mogadishu, with attendees - including the UN Special Representative for the country - taking stock of progress made, while also noting remaining challenges and agreeing on a set of p...
18:32 2019-10-03

New electoral law for Somalia ‘a crucial next step’ says top UN envoy, addressing Partnership Forum The Somalia Partnership Forum concluded on Wednesday in the capital Mogadishu, with attendees - including the UN Special Representative for the country - taking stock of progress made, while also noting remaining challenges and agreeing on a set of p...
00:00 2019-10-04

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the third day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) focused on the import ...
01:32 2019-07-12

Angelica Ross to host LGBT forum for 2020 presidential candidates "Pose" star Angelica Ross will host the 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues, Ross confirmed on Monday. The event takes place Friday and streams live....
02:00 2019-09-17

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019....
15:32 2019-06-18

UNESCO food and culture forum dishes up fresh serving of SDGs Strengthening cultural heritage and culture-related food practices boosts social inclusion, economic development and well-being, the UN’s deputy culture chief told participants at the UNESCO agency’s World Forum on the matter, on Friday....
02:16 2019-09-14

Iowa: progressives to the fore as Sanders and Warren attend 'people's forum' Event bids to push progressive issues further into 2020 raceSanders, Warren, Buttigieg and Castro to appear but not BidenA collective of grassroots organizers in Iowa will hold their first “people’s forum” on Saturday, hosting prominent Democratic pr...
19:48 2019-09-20

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for record production in 2020, generating debate at the 2nd Global Coffee Producers Forum on Wednesday....
05:00 2019-07-11

World must avoid a new Cold War, UN chief tells economic forum in Russia In a world where international relations have become "more chaotic," world leaders must avoid a new Cold War, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told delegates attending the International Economic Forum, in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg on ...
22:00 2019-06-06

'I am sorry for the harm I have caused': Elizabeth Warren at Native American forum – video The Democratic presidential candidate offered a public apology on Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that has proved to be her biggest political liability. 'Like anyone who has been honest wit...
03:16 2019-08-21

Hong Kong Leader Pledges to Listen at Televised Citizen Forum Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, held a public meeting with citizens to try to defuse tensions after months of antigovernment protests, but signaled little inclination to accede to demonstrators’ demands....
02:48 2019-09-27

Photos: Democratic presidential hopefuls address gun safety forum in Iowa Democratic presidential hopefuls took aim at President Donald Trump and the gun lobby Saturday at a "gun safety" forum in Iowa that was organized in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
02:32 2019-08-11

Charter-school CEO takes on Carranza, panel at ‘Sesame Street’ forum Richard Carranza got schooled pushing his race-based agenda at a “Sesame Street”-sponsored event Tuesday. The city schools chief was part of a forum assembled by The Sesame Workshop, a non-profit affiliated with the famed children’s TV show, wh...
07:48 2019-10-09

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
18:16 2019-06-12

Elizabeth Warren Apologizes at Native American Forum: ‘I Have Listened and I Have Learned’ The forum in Iowa gave Ms. Warren a chance to showcase her plans to help Native communities — and to address the lingering controversy over her past claims of ancestry....
22:00 2019-08-19

Two fake bombs found near Bangkok forum of world powers: police Thai police said they found two fake bombs on Thursday near the venue of a regional security meeting in Bangkok of world powers and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) grouping....
18:00 2019-08-01

World's biggest sovereign wealth fund to ditch fossil fuels Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global gets go ahead to divest $13bn of investmentsThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which manages $1tn (£786bn) of Norway’s assets, has been given the go ahead for the largest fossil fuel divestment to date ...
21:16 2019-06-12

Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisisAustralia’s role as a leader in the global fossil fuel trade is underscored by a report that finds it is the world’s third big...
23:48 2019-08-18

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
21:32 2019-06-12

Weaning U.S. power sector off fossil fuels would cost $4.7 trillion: study Eliminating fossil fuels from the U.S. power sector, a key goal of the "Green New Deal" backed by many Democratic presidential candidates, would cost $4.7 trillion and pose massive economic and social challenges, according to a report released on Thu...
20:48 2019-06-27

Ban government investment in fossil fuels, urges cross-party group of MPs UK aid projects ‘actively undermine’ efforts to tackle climate crisis, MPs and campaign groups warnA cross-party group of MPs, backed by campaign groups, has called for an immediate ban on all investment in fossil fuels and for all UK aid to be “natu...
19:32 2019-07-08

Daily on Energy: Under attack, Biden may have staked out new ground on fossil fuels Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:48 2019-08-01

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
18:32 2019-05-22

Bluetooth certification and FCC visit means Fossil Sport sequel is coming very soon A Bluetooth certification spotted by Gadgets and Wearables (via TechRadar) seems to indicate that the Fossil Sport 2 smartwatch will soon be here. The certification is dated July 1st and is for a watch made by Fossil. While the name Fossil Sport 2 is...
00:48 2019-07-04

Huge fossil-like scars of the Anthropocene mark walls of Russian mine Vast machines have left the subterranean world of a potash mine in the Urals with ammonite-like whorls, photographed for a project to highlight lasting human impacts on the planet....
15:48 2019-05-21

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long t...
22:00 2019-05-29

Deal: Fossil kicks off Semi-Annual Sale, save up to 50% on smartwatches Fossil has just announced many many of its smartwatches are getting major discounts during its Semi-Annual Sale. Many of the deals are available until August 4 at Fossil.com and at participating US full-priced Fossil stores, the company confirmed.As ...
11:16 2019-06-18

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was...
22:32 2019-07-10

Fossil to launch new Emporio Armani, Diesel and Michael Kors smartwatches Each year Fossil refreshes its stylish lineup of smartwatches with new models that feature updated hardware and, sometimes, different designs. This is year is no exception and a new set of Fossil wearable devices are expected to arrive as early as fa...
02:32 2019-06-20

Greenpeace activists dangle from Houston bridge to protest fossil fuels Nearly two dozen activists with Greenpeace dangled themselves from a bridge in Houston Thursday -- disrupting both vehicle and boat traffic -- ahead of the third Democratic presidential debate....
10:48 2019-09-13

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
18:16 2019-06-18

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in war time. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policy-making is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest thre...
03:16 2019-06-03

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
13:48 2019-09-17

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
22:01 2019-06-27

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
23:16 2019-05-28

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 ...
04:48 2019-09-16

Billie Eilish and Woody Harrelson teamed up to speak out on climate change: 'We are in a climate emergency' Billie Eilish/YouTube Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish teamed up to speak out against climate change in a new video. The actor and the "Bad Guy" singer, who recently appeared on the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" together, highlighted th...
04:32 2019-09-30

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
16:48 2019-09-20

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
02:32 2019-09-20

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at...
03:48 2019-07-18

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ...
00:32 2019-07-20

Crowdsourcing Budget 2019? Centre Seeks Ideas, Suggestions Via Open Forum A day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted her appreciation for public feedback ahead of the full Union Budget, the government today put out a link to its open forum, inviting more ideas......
19:00 2019-06-07

Nine U.S. Democratic presidential hopefuls begin televised forum to tackle LGBTQ issues Nine U.S. Democratic presidential candidates began appearing at an hours-long televised town hall on Thursday focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, starting with New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, who stressed inclusion and love....
03:16 2019-10-11

Self-driving cars face two important challenges, says World Economic Forum executive Autonomous driving companies need to make sure the technology works and that business models can actually make money, according to World Economic Forum's Michelle Avary....
09:16 2019-07-01

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
04:48 2019-06-10

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
03:00 2019-05-30

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, one of the most important voting blocs in the Democ...
07:16 2019-06-18

‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN chief António Guterres told the Forum on Financing for...
17:16 2019-05-21

XKCD forum goes offline after discovery of data leak affecting 562K members XKCD forum, the bulletin board associated with the popular webcomic XKCD, has been taken offline after personal information of more than 562,000 members was exposed online. According to security researcher Troy Hunt, the breach occurred two months ag...
02:48 2019-09-03

Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should take on greater responsibility, key UN development forum hears Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibility” to address climate change, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday....
02:00 2019-08-08

US cybersecurity firm Cloudflare terminates service for online forum after El Paso shooting Cloudflare said it was ending its service to online message board 8chan after the suspected terrorist gunman in El Paso — who killed at least 20 people on Sunday — appeared to have been inspired by the forum....
13:48 2019-08-05

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon diox...
23:32 2019-07-12

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fe...
00:16 2019-08-14

Watch live: Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders at Iowa 'people's forum' Join Democratic contenders for a special 2020 forum organized by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action in partnership with the GuardianA special debate in Iowa on Saturday will see Democratic 2020 contenders share the stage with a number of ...
22:32 2019-09-21

Key economic forum in Russia: New technology a ‘vector of hope’ but also ‘a source of fear’ says Guterres Technological innovation is continuing to transform the world, with the potential to propel us all towards reaching the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) said the UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday, at the Saint Petersburg Intern...
21:48 2019-06-07

PM Modi Accepts Putin Invite, To Be Main Guest At Eastern Economic Forum Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Bishkek and the two leaders reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations to further strengthen the strategic......
19:16 2019-06-13

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Tuesday, kicking off the annual High-level Political...
01:48 2019-07-10

'I'm sorry for harm': Elizabeth Warren admits 'mistakes' at Native American forum – live Trump lashes out at Anthony Scaramucci, calling him a ‘nut job’, after the former communications director said Trump was ‘unstable’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.29pm BST Trump appears to be picking up, in his latest attack on...
19:00 2019-08-19

Climate strike: global climate change protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for all the latest school strike 4 climate newsClimate strik...
04:00 2019-09-20

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
15:48 2019-05-21

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
23:48 2019-09-19

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please s...
04:16 2019-09-21

Jurassic fossil suggests early mammal ancestors swallowed like modern mammals The discovery of the 165-million-year-old remains of a shrew-like animal, Microdocodon gracilis, suggests some of the earliest ancestors of modern mammals chewed before they swallowed, too....
23:32 2019-07-18

End fossil fuels subsidies, and stop using taxpayers’ money to destroy the world: Guterres “We need to tax pollution, not people”, and “end subsidies for fossil fuels,” Secretary-General António Guterres told the World Summit of the R20 Coalition on Tuesday, a UN-supported environmental organization, founded by former California governor A...
17:00 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
16:48 2019-05-22

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please s...
16:16 2019-09-20

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
15:16 2019-09-20

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Friday, February 10 CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida on Friday, February 10,...
12:32 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 8 CHICAGO, IL -- February 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 18TH annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Florida on Wednesday, February 8, at 9:30 a...
00:48 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings To Present At Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum On Tuesday, February 11 CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Alan Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Credit Suiss...
09:16 2019-05-23

Purdue’s choice of NY bankruptcy court part of common forum shopping strategy, experts say On Friday, the judge will hear arguments over whether to take the unusual step of halting action in about 25 lawsuits brought by various states against Purdue and members of the Sackler family, which owns the company. In court, he has been sympatheti...
04:16 2019-10-11

AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers The World Economic Forum announced 56 companies selected as be Technology Pioneers, many using AI and machine learning across a broad range of sectors.Read More...
04:16 2019-07-02

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous world, and to reversing the negative impact of climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres sai...
17:16 2019-05-21

Not faith, ‘but those who manipulate the faithful’ driving wedge between religions, UN-backed forum in Baku told Following a string of hate-fuelled attacks on places of worship around the world, the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Thursday that it was with a “heavy heart” that he was opening the annual UN-backed forum in B...
16:00 2019-05-21

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
11:16 2019-07-06

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom has dismissed findings that its leaders were probably involved in the killing....
22:48 2019-07-31

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 10 CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 17 th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 8:...
02:16 2019-05-23

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Foru...
23:16 2019-07-10

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Tuesday, February 10 CHICAGO, IL – February 6, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 16th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida, on Tuesday, Fe...
06:16 2019-05-23

Daily on Energy: Democrats spared tricky questions on fossil fuels at nation’s oil and gas capital Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:32 2019-09-13

Fossil of ‘real-life Loch Ness Monster’ found in Antarctica was the biggest sea dinosaur ever Fossil hunters have pieced together the remains of an enormous sea creature which is being labeled a real-life Loch Ness monster. Researchers have uncovered the 70-million-year-old fossilized remains of a massive elasmosaur from the icy depths of Ant...
22:16 2019-06-10

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Fossil Hall reopens after 5-year renovation Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
23:00 2019-06-04

Schiff, House Intelligence chair, says he first learned of Russian attacks on Senate campaigns at a security forum The California Democrat recalled his surprise when a Microsoft representative said at a conference last year that three Senate campaigns had been attacked by what seemed like the same Russian government-linked group that interfered in the 2016 electi...
02:00 2019-07-22

CBOE Holdings To Present At Credit Suisse 14th Annual Financial Services Forum On February 14 CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 14th Annual Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida on Thursd...
10:48 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Credit Suisse 2011 Financial Services Forum Friday, February 11 CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Executive Vice Chairman Edward T. Tilly will present at the Credit Suisse 2011 Financial Services Forum, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Mi...
05:32 2019-05-24

‘Stay together and step up’ action to meet Global Goals, ECOSOC President tells development forum We can realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 “if we all stay together and step up our actions”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Thursday....
02:01 2019-07-19

500-million-year-old crab fossil to be named after famed ‘Star Wars’ ship The creature preyed on ocean dwellers long before dinosaurs ever walked the earth. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
06:00 2019-08-01

Americans really want the US to adopt renewable energy like wind and solar power, while rejecting fossil fuels like coal Reuters/Mike Blake A new Insider poll found that a large majority of Americans strongly favor cleaner sources of energy over fossil fuels — and it's a belief that transcends party lines. The data shows that both self-identified Democrats and R...
20:16 2019-10-01

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
19:48 2019-06-13

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
03:48 2019-05-22

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
20:00 2019-06-06

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue is opening at a “very timely” moment....
16:00 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets to Present at the Credit Suisse 2019 Financial Services Forum on Tuesday, February 12 CHICAGO – February 6, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 2...
18:00 2019-05-21

Daily on Energy: Trump’s visit to petrochemical plant shows a Democratic ‘blind spot’ on fossil fuels Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:16 2019-08-13

Pose, but Make It Presidential: Actress-Activist Angelica Ross to Host a Democratic Candidate Forum on LGBTQ+ Issues We fell in love with Angelica Ross as the always-ready-with-a-clapback “Candy” on FX’s Pose, but it’ll be the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who will soon get a taste of the actress and activist’s charm and wit. This Friday, Sept. 20, Ross w...
03:32 2019-09-18

El Paso shooting: 8chan offline after Internet company Cloudflare pulls support for 'cesspool of hate' online forum Controversial online forum 8chan is offline after internet services company Cloudflare pulled its support for the site in the wake of the horrific El Paso mass shooting that left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured....
18:16 2019-08-05

Australia has dodged global attention on fossil fuels because of assiduous diplomatic efforts | Richie Merzian and Fergus Green If the country doubles its coal production, the Paris climate agreement goals cannot be metAntónio Guterres is this week hosting a major gathering of world leaders in an attempt to accelerate global action on climate change. The UN secretary general ...
08:48 2019-09-24

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play in countering and preventing violent extremism....
16:00 2019-05-21

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a major UN conference has heard....
15:01 2019-05-21

Keep city as white 'as much as possible,' council candidate says, stunning forum in Michigan Jean Cramer, a candidate for city council in Marysville, Michigan, made the comment at Thursday night in response to a question about diversity.        ...
00:48 2019-08-24

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
16:16 2019-05-29

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration In California, where an early primary next year makes it a prime target for candidates, immigration could become a front-burner issue.        ...
06:48 2019-06-01

Online Forum’s Call to Users to ‘Prove You’re Not White’ Unleashes a Flood of White Tears Creators of the subreddit Black People Twitter hoped for a space where black folk could speak freely about whatever was on their mind. But when they found the space being taken over by folks they suspected were not only not black, but with subversive...
15:00 2019-10-09

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
09:32 2019-05-26

Clean electricity 'to overtake fossil fuels for first time in UK' More British electricity is set to come from clean energy sources than fossil fuel this year for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, according to National Grid....
14:32 2019-06-21

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conf...
00:16 2019-06-12

Jet Fuel Prices Reduced By Nearly 6% State-owned fuel retailers revise rates of ATF on 1st of every month based on average international oil rate and rupee-US dollar exchange rate in the preceding month...
15:00 2019-07-01

What Is the G-20 Summit? Here is a look at what the Group of 20 is and does, and some of the important things to watch as world leaders gather in Japan over the next two days....
19:32 2019-06-27

BS-VI Grade Fuel Supplies Cover NCR Ultra-clean BS-VI grade petrol and diesel supplies will expand to seven more districts of Haryana from October 1 to cover the entire national capital region as oil companies extend the fuel coverage......
23:00 2019-09-30

Mountain Dew Amp Game Fuel Is Terrible I was at the grocery store this week with my girlfriend. We were buying some food and drinks for the upcoming week. I also was feeling sick and was in a fuzzy state of mind. When we got to the self-checkout I noticed something in the fridges near the...
21:00 2019-07-14

Hyundai, Kia sue 4 U.S. railroads over fuel surcharges The South Korean automakers accuse BNSF, CSX Corp., Norfolk Southern Corp. and Union Pacific Corp. of violating antitrust law by coordinating fuel surcharges between July 2003 and December 2008....
13:16 2019-10-02

Running Out Of Fuel Can Damage Your Engine We all know that running your car out of fuel is a bad thing for obvious reasons like the fact that it can leave you stranded. There’s also a good chance you’ve also heard that running on empty can cause damage to your car. But what actually happens?...
18:48 2019-09-19

How one company turns pollution into fuel CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at number 15 and it turns carbon emissions into ethanol....
16:32 2019-05-21

EU will limit the use of palm oil as car fuel but won’t stop it The European Union will make only minor tweaks to “renewable” energy policies that are actually increasing greenhouse gas emissions and driving deforestation...
15:48 2019-05-21

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
12:00 2019-07-17

99 per cent of fuel thefts go unpunished News 22 Aug, 2019 Met Police reports £1.1m of fuel thefts in London in 2018, while rest of UK sees £638,217 of fuel stolen in the same year...
18:16 2019-08-22

Fuel Demand Rose 3.3% In July Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales increased 9.0 per cent to 2.22 million tonnes, while naphtha sales fell 5.2 per cent to 1.22 million tonnes....
14:00 2019-08-10

Fuel Demand Rises 3.3% In July Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales increased 9.0 per cent to 2.22 million tonnes, while naphtha sales fell 5.2 per cent to 1.22 million tonnes....
15:48 2019-08-10

Hyundai, Kia Sue 4 Big U.S. Railroads Over Fuel Surcharges Their lawsuits cited a 2007 independent study that said the railroads fuel surcharge revenue exceeded their fuel costs by more than $6 billion from 2003 to March 2007....
23:32 2019-10-02

Why Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran Fuel Fears of War Though the U.S. and Iran have lived in a state of hostility for decades, rarely have relations been as tense as in recent months. The U.S. is trying to deprive Iran of oil revenue, the lifeblood of its economy. Iran’s been accused of responding by at...
05:16 2019-09-19

What are the NEDC fuel economy tests? Tips & advice 4 Jun, 2019 Get up to date with NEDC fuel economy tests, including how they were conducted, what was wrong with them and how they’ve been replaced...
23:00 2019-06-04

BS-VI Fuel Available From April; Vehicle Pollution To Be Down By 80-90% Bharat Stage (BS)-VI fuel will be available in several big cities of the country, including Jaipur, from April 1 next year and the initiative will reduce vehicular pollution by 80-90 per cent, Union......
21:00 2019-10-08

Hamilton can fuel the Silverstone celebrations Lewis Hamilton can keep the good news coming at Silverstone this weekend by winning his home British Grand Prix for a record sixth time in front of the biggest crowd since the days of 'Mansell Mania'....
23:48 2019-07-10

Oil slips as fuel inventories rise Oil futures steadied on Wednesday after U.S. government data showed a drawdown in domestic crude stocks but rises in refined product inventories, while lingering worries about the global economy weighed on the market....
01:48 2019-08-22