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U.N. climate talks go into overtime as negotiators grapple with text

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – The United Nations’ climate talks went into overtime early Saturday morning as negotiators from nearly 200 nations grappled with disagreements over parts of a package of rules to implement a landmark agreement to combat global warming. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Read More

U.S. sets new March 2 date for China tariff increases amid talks

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FILE PHOTO: Workers paint the ground at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province, China April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Trade Representative’s office on Friday officially changed the scheduled date of a tariff rate increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 12:01 a.m. EST (0501 GMT) on March 2, Read More

Chile to host U.N. climate talks in 2019

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Chilean Minister of Environment Carolina Schmidt reacts after Chile was named the host of COP25 conference, during the final day of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Chile has been selected to host the next United Nations’ climate conference in 2019, it Read More

Kosovo’s US-backed army: ‘A nominal claim to statehood & revenge on EU’

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Kosovo has upset just about everyone (except the US) by creating its army, in a move that researchers see as revenge against both Serbia and the EU, and an attempt to better stake a claim for the breakaway region’s sovereignty. On Friday, the parliament of the breakaway Serbian region of Kosovo voted to create a Read More

Ministers in final push to produce global climate deal rules

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Ministers and negotiators from nearly 200 nations were making a final effort on Friday evening to find consensus on the language and sticking points of a package to implement a landmark agreement to combat climate change. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres and executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Read More

Climate Conference Notebook: fatigue creeps in near finish line

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Climate change talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the 2015 Paris global warming deal are in their last week in Katowice, capital of Poland’s coal mining district. Participants take part in plenary session during COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Read More

Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. Reports Unaudited Financial Results for the First Half of Fiscal Year 2018

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HONG KONG, Dec. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SKYS) (“Sky Solar” or “the Company”), a global developer, owner and operator of solar parks, today announced its financial results for and as of the first six months ended June 30, 2018. First Half 2018 Highlights Revenue of $33.2 million, up 8.4% Read More

Coming changes in marine fuel sulfur limits will affect global oil markets

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December 14, 2018 For the next two weeks (December 17–December 31), Today in Energy will feature a selection of our favorite articles from 2018. New articles will resume on January 2, 2019. International regulations limiting sulfur in fuels for ocean-going vessels, set to take effect in January 2020, have implications for vessel operators, refiners, and Read More

Oil steadies below $53, little changed a week after OPEC+ cuts

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By Grant Smith and Sharon Cho on 12/14/2018 LONDON and SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — Oil traded below $53/bbl in New York, little changed a week after OPEC and its allies announced substantial output cuts, as traders weighed an uncertain outlook for 2019.  Saudi Arabia’s plan to slash exports to the U.S. next month is shoring up Read More