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US, Israel talk about mutual defense treaty – Trump

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The US and Israel are discussing a mutual defense treaty that would further cement the already “tremendous” alliance between the two countries, President Donald Trump has revealed. “I had a call today with Prime Minister Netanyahu to discuss the possibility of moving forward with a Mutual Defense Treaty, between the United States and Israel, that Read More

Why China believes the World needs the new Silk Road: Beijing’s ambitious mega-project explained

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China’s trillion-dollar “One Belt, One Road” initiative (BRI) is an attempt to revive the Silk Road, an ancient trade route that for hundreds of years connected the East and West during the days of the Roman Empire. The initiative, which was unveiled by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, envisages linking China with Africa, Asia, Read More

Concrete steps? For China cement giants, monster carbon footprint smothers climate goals

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WUHU, China (Reuters) – At its massive Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China, cement giant Anhui Conch (600585.SS) has invested the best part of $10 million in new equipment to capture and store climate-warming greenhouse gas produced by its kilns. An Anhui Conch cement plant is seen by a river in Tongling, Read More

The nonmetallic minerals industry is one of the world’s top energy users

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September 11, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on World Input-Output DatabaseNote: Dollar values are expressed in 2010 U.S. dollars, converted based on purchasing power parity. The industrial sector is the largest energy end-use sector by consumption in the world, accounting for about 55% of world delivered energy in 2018, according to the International Read More

China CO2 emissions to peak in 2022, ahead of schedule: government researcher

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FUXIAN LAKE, China (Reuters) – China’s emissions of climate-warming greenhouse gases are likely to peak by 2022 even without the introduction of tougher policies, well ahead of an original target of “around” 2030, a senior government researcher said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Smoke is seen from a cooling tower of a China Energy ultra-low emission Read More

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens East Coast

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(Reuters) – Shares of U.S. insurance companies rose on Tuesday while freight companies dipped as Hurricane Dorian was forecast to come “dangerously close” to Florida’s coast but not make a direct hit. FILE PHOTO: A man boards up a business ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Dorian in Cocoa, Florida, U.S., September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Marco Read More

China’s top steelmaking city Tangshan implements anti-pollution curbs: media

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FILE PHOTO – Smoke rises from a chimney among houses as new high-rise residential buildings are seen under construction on a hazy day in the city centre of Tangshan, Hebei province February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s biggest steelmaking city of Tangshan will carry out output restrictions on industrial firms for Read More

‘I recall a smell of plastic and bodies melting together’: What Beslan siege survivors can’t forget

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Fifteen years on, the terrorist attack that killed 334 victims –mostly children– still defines those who got out alive. In a new RT documentary, they return to the school gym where hostages were held, to face their own nightmares. “This is bone cement. Here’s a shunt. This is plastic. Titanium, titanium, titanium. Bone cement. Bone… Read More

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens Florida

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(Reuters) – Shares of insurance and freight companies reacted as Hurricane Dorian crept toward the Florida coast on Friday, and the National Hurricane Center upgraded Dorian to a Category 3 storm on Friday afternoon. A worker at Home Depot helps customers with storm supplies as people rushed to stock up on necessities ahead of the Read More