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European power firms aim to harness electric car batteries

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FRANKFURT/LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) – Ever wanted to run your electric car for free? If you’re open to a bit of give and take, then stay plugged in and your wishes might come true. At least that’s what some European power companies and Japanese carmakers believe. FILE PHOTO: A charging port is shown on the front of Read More

Canadians cry oil crisis as pipeline problem grows worse

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Sixty percent of Canadians now feel that the country’s oil pipeline capacity has reached crisis levels, according to a new survey from the Angus Reed Institute. Pipeline takeaway capacity has bitten into Canada’s oil revenues as Canada’s Western Canadian Select benchmark price continues to trade at an uncomfortable discount. An astonishing 70 percent of all Read More

Many coffee species threatened with extinction, scientists warn

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LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world’s wild coffee species at risk of extinction, including the popular commercial coffees Arabica and Robusta, scientists warned on Wednesday. Research published by experts at Britain’s Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew found that current conservation measures for wild coffee species are not Read More

US government shutdown leaves websites insecure

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The ongoing US government shutdown is leaving dozens of official websites insecure or inaccessible. Affected websites include the US Department of Justice, the Court of Appeals and Nasa. The shutdown, over a funding dispute for President Trump’s Mexican wall, means 400,000 federal employees are currently not being paid. One of the side effects of this Read More

US government shutdown disrupts website access

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The US government shutdown is making many official websites harder to access and potentially leaving users more vulnerable, tech experts are warning. Affected websites include the US Department of Justice, the Court of Appeals and Nasa. The shutdown, over a funding row for President Trump’s wall, has left thousands of federal workers unpaid. One of Read More

Huawei Canada executive leaves post as scrutiny of company grows

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NEW YORK/OTTAWA (Reuters) – One of Huawei Canada’s top executives on Friday disclosed he was leaving his post after more than seven years with the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker, which is facing heightened scrutiny over security issues from Canada and its allies. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Read More

Enwave receives funding to expand environmentally friendly deep lake cooling system

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TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enwave Energy Corporation (Enwave) announces a $100 million expansion of its Deep Lake Water Cooling (DLWC) system with the support of up to $10 million in federal funding. A sustainable energy project, DLWC draws cold water from Lake Ontario to cool hospitals, educational campuses, government buildings, commercial and Read More

Mexico fuel shortage worries industry as lines in capital grow

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Gasoline shortages in Mexico sparked by a crackdown on fuel theft prompted warnings from business leaders that industries like carmaking will suffer if the shortfalls persist as lines at gas stations in the capital grew on Wednesday. The drive to eradicate a crime that has deprived state coffers of billions of Read More

Venezuela is said to map Caribbean as tension with Exxon grows

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By Fabiola Zerpa on 1/9/2019 CARACAS (Bloomberg) — Venezuela will remap its Caribbean oil and gas prospects in a move that could further stoke a century-long border dispute with Guyana and collide with Exxon Mobil Corp.’s venture in the region, people with knowledge of the plan said. The seismic survey is planned for the coming Read More