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Americans demand climate action (as long as it doesn’t cost much): Reuters poll

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the United States to take “aggressive” action to combat climate change – but only a third would support an extra tax of $100 a year to help, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Students hold banners and placards Read More

Standard Lithium Breaks Ground for Its Direct Lithium Extraction Demonstration Plant

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Expected to Produce 100-150 Tonnes per Annum of Lithium Carbonate Lithium Included on List of Minerals Critical to U.S. National Security and the Economy Environmentally Friendly Faster Processing Time Higher Recovery than Traditional Extraction EL DORADO, Ark., June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Standard Lithium Ltd. (“Standard Lithium” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SLL) (OTCQX: STLHF) Read More

Iran says talks with US are impossible amid fresh sanctions

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Iran’s UN ambassador is warning that the tensions on the Persian Gulf are “very dangerous” and said that talks with US are impossible amid the escalation of sanctions. It comes as US President Donald Trump signed off “hard-hitting” sanctions against Iran which he says will target the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Ambassador Majid Read More

Police fire rubber bullets & tear gas at anti-govt protest near Georgia parliament in Tbilisi

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Riot police fired rubber bullets at protesters outside the national parliament in Tbilisi; some were injured. The demonstrators, who earlier tried to storm the building, are demanding the resignation of top officials. Around 5,000 people gathered outside the parliament to denounce the participation of the Russian delegation in a session of the Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Read More

Clean energy projects worth $1.5 billion seek Finnish aid

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OSLO (Reuters) – Fifteen companies have applied for Finnish investment aid to partly fund new large-scale demonstration energy projects worth $1.5 billion, six of them replacing coal and other fossil fuels, the government said on Thursday. Finland aims to reduce its carbon emissions and it approved earlier in the year a ban on the use Read More

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Read More

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Read More

Hong Kong protesters make rest of the world look bad with 2am rubbish clean up (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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Hong Kong protesters showed up the rest of the world’s demonstrators when, after a 2 million-strong march, they worked through the night to ensure not a scrap of trash was left in their wake. The mass protests against an unpopular China extradition bill took place on June 16 and, after the 3km march was over, Read More