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L'Oreal turns to plant-based hair dye as natural cosmetics thrive

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PARIS (Reuters) – L‘Oreal is launching its first wholly plant-based hair dye as cosmetics companies look to win over customers who are becoming increasingly wary of chemical ingredients. FILE PHOTO: A scientist speaks in front of a World map composed from cuttings of hair at cosmetics company L’Oreal’s new World hair research centre in Saint-Ouen, Read More

France awards climate grants to U.S.-based scientists on summit eve

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PARIS (Reuters) – Emmanuel Macron plans to award multi-year grants for several U.S.-based scientists to relocate to France, his office said on Monday on the eve of a climate summit hosted by the president to raise finances to counter global warming. FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron attends a news conference at the Elysee Palace Read More

India’s steel industry, like America’s, is dominated by electric-based processes

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December 8, 2017 India is the third-largest steel producer in the world after China and Japan, having surpassed other large steel-making countries such as the United States, Russian Federation, and South Korea over the previous decade, according to the World Steel Association. In 2016, about 57% of India’s steel was produced using electric-based methods, which Read More

Relations between Russian Federation & OPEC constructive, based on trust – Novak

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RT Exclusive Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 10:59 The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and independent producers led by Russian Federation made the right decision to extend their oil production cuts until the end of 2018, according to Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak. He told RT it provides an opportunity for a longer-term Read More

Russian Federation & China could set international gold price based on physical gold trading

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Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 01:45 Since Russian Federation, China, India, Brazil & South Africa are all either large producers or consumers of gold, or both, it is highly likely that the BRICS bloc they constitute could focus its cross-border gold trading network on trading physical gold. Gold pricing benchmarks from such a system would Read More

Increasing Biomass-Based diesel (gasoil) Volumes included in US EPA’s 2018 renewable volume final rule

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Neste CorporationPress release30 November 2017 at 6.30 pm (EET) Increasing Biomass-Based diesel (gasoil) Volumes included in US EPA’s 2018 renewable volume final rule The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the US published the final ruling covering renewable fuel volume requirements for 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program on 30 November 2017. Neste MY Read More

Russian Federation approves profit-based oil tax for 2019

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Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 08:20 Russian Federation’s government approved on Thursday a plan to introduce a profit-based tax on the oil industry, expected to come into force on January 1, 2019, later than previously thought. Currently, the tax regime for the oil industry stipulates that oil companies pay the so-called mineral extraction tax (MET), Read More

BP, Shell, Statoil join forces to develop blockchain-based trading platform

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Energy majors BP, Shell and Statoil are to co-develop a blockchain-based digital platform for energy trading. The investor group, which includes trading houses Gunvor, Koch Supply & Trading, and Mercuria, plus banks ABN Amro, ING and Societe Generale, aims to “modernize and transform post-transaction management of physical energy commodities trading,” the companies said in a Read More

US society ‘based on leaks,’ but proof of Russian election meddling never emerged – Lavrov

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Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 12:58 Almost a year has passed since the US launched a probe into Russian Federation’s alleged election meddling, but not a single piece of factual evidence has been leaked to the media, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, branding the claims part of US political infighting. “While the majority of Read More

How to close the race-based chasm in U.S. retirement wealth

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – The gap in U.S. retirement wealth between white and minority families has widened to the point where it really is not a gap anymore. It is a canyon. In 2016, white families had six times more money saved for retirement on average than black or Latino families, according to new data from Read More