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Boris Johnson heading to his first international summit as PM

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By Rob Powell, political reporter Boris Johnson is heading to his first international summit as prime minister – and meetings with Donald Trump, the EU and other world leaders on the agenda. International issues such as climate change, inequality and security are likely to dominate the three-day G7 summit in the French seaside town of Read More

As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting the growing international dismay and anger with Brazil as a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest intensified the unfolding environmental crisis. Against the global chorus of condemnation, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was mobilizing the army Read More

Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods in latest tit-for-tat escalation

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted Chinese goods in the latest tit-for-tat trade war escalation by the world’s two largest economies. FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Read More

Facing global pressure, Brazil’s Bolsonaro may send army to curb Amazon fires

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest. The Trump administration said it was “deeply concerned” about the wildfires and European leaders ratcheted up criticism of Brazil’s handling of the crisis, Read More

France’s Macron to push for charter on biodiversity at G7 summit

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French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech on environment and social equality to business leaders on the eve of the G7 summit in Paris, France August 23, 2019. Michel Spingler/Pool via REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that he would put pressure on the United States to sign a charter Read More

Amid global pressure, Brazil’s Bolsonaro looks to send army to fight Amazon fires

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international condemnation and pressure mounted for tough action to quell the unfolding crisis. Having first dismissed the fires as natural, then blaming non-governmental organizations without evidence for lighting them, Bolsonaro Read More

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army may be enlisted to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international condemnation and calls for tough action to quell the unfolding crisis continued to mount. Asked by reporters in Brasilia if he would send in the army, Bolsonaro responded: “that Read More

Ocean Power Technologies trials autonomous monitoring buoy with Premeir Oil

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8/23/2019 MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Ocean Power Technologies announced the successful deployment of its PB3 PowerBuoy in the North Sea for its customer Premier Oil. Ocean Power Technologies’ PB3 PowerBuoy This latest deployment of a PB3 PowerBuoy will serve Premier as an autonomous intelligent platform to provide communications and remote monitoring services at Premier’s Huntington Read More

Schlumberger open-sources data ecosystem, contributing to industrywide data development

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8/23/2019 LONDON – Schlumberger announced that it will open-source its data ecosystem, and contribute to The Open Group Open Subsurface Data Universe™ (OSDU) Forum to accelerate the delivery of the OSDU Data Platform. Schlumberger’s data ecosystem is based on core components of the DELFI cognitive E&P environment. Oil and gas companies will be able to Read More