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Britain must commit to carbon capture to meet climate goals: lawmakers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must commit to projects to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions to meet its climate targets, a report from a cross-party group of lawmakers said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – A man walks through Greenwich Park as a haze of pollution sits over the London skyline April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Luke Read More

Oil firm Equinor agrees climate change targets with investors

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OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) – Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor will revise its climate targets next year and assess its investments against U.N.-backed goals following talks with major investors. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Equinor, formerly known as Statoil, is seen at the company’s headquarters in Fornebu, Norway May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis Oil companies, among Read More

Duterte threatens to ‘declare war’ on Canada over long-running trash dispute

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to declare war with Canada amid a long-standing diplomatic dispute between the two nations over Canadian waste that was illegally dumped in his country five years ago. “I want a boat prepared. I’ll give a warning to Canada maybe next week that they better pull that thing out or Read More

Former porn star Sunny Leone hits back at critics of career change

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Porn star turned Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has struck back at internet trolls and “weird fanatics” who criticized her move away from the adult film industry. Leone was appearing on a web chat show hosted by fellow Indian actor, Arbaaz Khan, when she responded to various “mean tweets” and thanked her “haters” for taking such Read More

U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Monday demanded that all buyers of Iranian oil stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions, a move to choke off Tehran’s oil revenues which sent crude prices to six-month highs on fears of a potential supply crunch. The Trump administration’s move on Monday not to renew exemptions Read More

Kim to visit Putin after new weapon test as Pompeo snubbed

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Kim Jong Un is to have talks with Vladimir Putin in what will be the first meeting between the two leaders. The announcement came on the same day North Korea said it did not want to deal anymore with US secretary of state Mike Pompeo and called for him to be replaced in denuclearisation discussions Read More

Power play: pumped hydro eyes path through Australia’s climate wars

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KIDSTON, Australia (Reuters) – At an abandoned gold mine in Australia’s outback, plans are being laid for a large-scale renewable energy project generating continuous power, but its fate may sway on the outcome of next month’s national election. A view of Genex Power’s 50 megawatt Kidston solar farm, part of a planned renewable energy project Read More

6 of WikiLeaks’ biggest ever document dumps

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Despite facing constant skepticism from mainstream media and government officials, whistleblower website WikiLeaks has managed to maintain a record of 100 percent accuracy over its 12-year history — and has never lost a lawsuit. With much of the media now focusing on trivialities, like whether its recently arrested founder Julian Assange spent enough time washing Read More

EU passes law on protecting whistleblowers (and facilitators) … days after Assange’s arrest

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Don’t say bureaucrats in Brussels don’t appreciate irony. Following the arrest in London of Julian Assange, the co-founder of whistleblowing site WikiLeaks, MEPs overwhelmingly voted for a law on protecting whistleblowers. Assange is facing extradition to the US, where he is wanted for allegedly facilitating the leak of confidential US documents by former US Army Read More