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Elliott-target Pernod pledges to further improve governance

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PARIS (Reuters) – Pernod Ricard (PERP.PA), the family-backed French spirits group under pressure from activist investor Elliott, will continue to improve its governance, it pledged on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of single malt scotch whisky The Glenlivet, part of the Pernod Ricard group, are pictured in a shop near Lausanne, Switzerland May 18, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Read More

Sixteen coal ash pits contaminating Texas groundwater: report

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Sixteen coal ash pits in Texas are leaking contaminants including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium into groundwater, according to a report released on Thursday by the Environmental Integrity Project. Coal ash is the residue left after coal has been burned to generate power, and can include sludge from plant exhaust stacks. Coal Read More

Britain pledges legislation in 2019 to combat deadly air pollution

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Monday pledged to fight air pollution and introduce new legislation this year on air quality to save lives and billions of pounds for the economy. FILE PHOTO – A man walks through Greenwich Park as a haze of pollution sits over the London skyline April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor The Read More

The NCS is barely halfway through its oil and gas story, according to NPD

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1/11/2019 Norwegian Continental Shelf. Map: NPD. STAVANGER — The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s forecasts show that, after a minor decline in 2019, oil and gas production will increase from 2020 and up to 2023. Overall production will then approach the record year of 2004. “The activity level on the Norwegian Shelf is high. Production forecasts for Read More

‘Most of them are gay’: Duterte urges Vatican to allow its ‘useless’ priests to have boyfriends

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The Catholic Church must embrace homosexual kinship among the clergy, Philippines’ leader Rodrigo Duterte has said in his latest attack on the Vatican… just after calling on the population to rob and even kill “useless” bishops. Duterte, who has in the past openly revealed having been sexually molested by a priest, once again criticized the Read More

India launches national anti-pollution program, but experts skeptical

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India on Thursday launched a program to rein in dangerous pollution levels in more than a hundred cities that the government said it expected to improve air quality significantly. FILE PHOTO: Vehicles drive through the smog in New Delhi, India, January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis But the plan drew immediate criticism Read More

Exclusive: VW, China spearhead $300 billion global drive to electrify cars

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(Reuters) – Global automakers are planning a $300 billion surge in spending on electric vehicle technology over the next five to 10 years, with nearly half of the money targeted at China, accelerating the industry’s transition from fossil fuels and shifting power to Asian battery and electric vehicle technology suppliers. Volkswagen logos are pictured during Read More

Thailand welcomes EU decision to lift warning on illegal fishing

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the European Commission to drop the Southeast Asian nation from a list of countries it had warned over illegal and unregulated fishing. In 2015, the world’s third largest exporter of seafood received a so-called “yellow card”, or warning from the European Union over unsustainable fishing Read More