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US Interior moves toward Arctic offshore oil and gas sale in 2019

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Highlights Commercial interest severely limited Trump administration focused on boosting Alaska output Industry focus is on expanding drilling in Gulf of Mexico Washington DC — The US Department of Interior said Thursday it was preparing an environmental impact statement for a 2019 lease sale that would open as much as 65 million acres of federal Read More

Will old Swedish parties destroy their political system just to stop anti-migrant Sweden Democrats?

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Sweden’s establishment parties are relying on magical thinking and a game of chicken to keep power after an election brought deadlock. But whatever coalition they stitch together, they risk damaging the country – and themselves. And any path the mainstream parties choose now, the Sweden Democrats – the anti-migrant, anti-Islam outcasts that have shattered Sweden’s Read More

Erroneous climate change study reported far and wide, corrections few and far between

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As the world grapples with extreme weather and wildfires, the issue of climate change is at the forefront of policy decisions, scientific research and media coverage – but bias towards alarmism is proving somewhat irresistible. A new study recently published in the journal Nature suggested that “ocean warming is at the high end of previous Read More

Citi says oil's record plunge is a U.S. phenomenon

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By Dan Murtaugh on 11/15/2018 SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — American fingerprints are all over oil’s record losing streak that’s plunged prices into a bear market.  The State Department’s zigzag on Iran sanctions, President Donald Trump’s tweets about OPEC supply, the demand-sapping trade war with China and the explosion of shale oil production are all key factors Read More

Exclusive: At U.N. climate talks, Trump team plans sideshow on coal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to set up a side-event promoting fossil fuels at the annual U.N. climate talks next month, repeating a strategy that infuriated global-warming activists during last year’s talks, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. Coal sits in train cars on tracks in Grundy, Virginia, U.S., May Read More

UK signals plan to leave EU emissions trading scheme after Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is likely to leave the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) after Brexit and set up its own equivalent system, UK government documents published late Wednesday show. FILE PHOTO: An environmental activist pushes a giant ball with the words, “Toxic tonnes” during a protest outside the European Parliament in Brussels February Read More

Khashoggi murder: Five suspects may face death penalty

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Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor has said he is seeking the death penalty for five suspects charged with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Saud al Mojeb told a news conference that Mr Khashoggi’s killers had set in motion plans for the murder on 29 September, three days before he was killed inside the kingdom’s consulate in Read More

Euro, pound firm after draft Brexit deal; yen strengthens

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar weakened on Thursday against the pound and euro, which rose after Britain’s prime minister won cabinet approval for her draft Brexit plan, but gains were capped by concerns over whether that plan will win parliamentary approval. A two Euro coin is pictured next to an English ten Pound note in Read More

Asia stocks lifted by China-U.S. trade hopes; oil resumes retreat

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Thursday, taking heart from a bounce in Chinese shares on news that China has delivered a written response to U.S. trade demands, while oil prices resumed their retreat on fears of oversupply. A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, November Read More

Asia edges up as oil slide slows; pound, euro firm on Brexit optimism

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Thursday as a steep slide in crude oil prices which had chilled investor sentiment slowed, while the pound and euro were supported after British Prime Minister Theresa May gained cabinet support for a Brexit deal. A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage Read More