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Moscow’s pick of new envoy to conflict-ridden CAR is ‘good choice’ – ex-diplomat to RT

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Moscow has assigned a new envoy to the Central African Republic (CAR) as the country faces fresh internal conflicts. However, appointing a new ambassador is nothing out of the ordinary, a veteran diplomat told RT. Vladimir Titorenko was appointed ambassador to CAR on Tuesday. He replaced Sergei Lobanov, who had been Moscow’s envoy since 2011. Read More

Climate plans could make Germany's 'no limits' Autobahns history

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FILE PHOTO: Cars pass a 120 km/h (75 mph) speed limit sign on the A27 Autobahn near the northern German city of Bremen April 10, 2008. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen BERLIN (Reuters) – The days of unlimited speeding on Germany’s famously fast Autobahns could be over if the government adopts a series of draft proposals on Read More

US will 'quit all treaties' & 'make militarization of space inevitable' with new Trump doctrine

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President Donald Trump’s promise to be “far worse than anybody, if need be” by developing space weapon tech “faster than the rest of the world” will spark a new arms race without ensuring US safety, says leading Russian expert. “The militarization of space is inevitable, and the United States will quit any relevant non-proliferation treaty Read More

Germany wants to extend CO2-related aid for firms beyond 2020: sources

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FILE PHOTO: Uniper’s Scholven coal power plant is pictured in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, September 28, 2018. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government wants to extend beyond 2020 CO2-related compensation for companies that are heavy energy consumers as Europe’s largest economy shifts towards renewables, several sources close to a government coal commission told Reuters. Companies Read More

City of Fort Lauderdale Selects Envision Solar’s EV ARC™ Product for Fleet Services

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SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Envision Solar International, Inc., (OTCQB: EVSI) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), the leading producer of unique and sustainable infrastructure products for electric vehicle charging, energy security and outdoor media, announced the City of Fort Lauderdale has selected the Company’s EV ARC™ product to provide emission-free EV charging Read More

PG&E shareholder BlueMountain says bankruptcy unnecessary

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FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo (Reuters) – PG&E Corp (PCG.N) shareholder BlueMountain Capital Management LLC on Thursday “challenged” the U.S. utility’s decision to file for bankruptcy, saying it was unnecessary. In a letter to Read More

Shutdown is starting to hurt Trump's financial deregulation agenda

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s call for Congress to fund a wall he promised to build on the U.S.- Mexican border is threatening another campaign pledge to make rules easier to navigate for banks and corporations. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the news media before boarding Read More

Perfect storm of threats is destroying marine life

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The oceans are facing a perfect storm of threats that will destroy marine life unless the government takes urgent action, a new report has warned. Plastic pollution, climate change, and overfishing are combining to put sea creatures under intolerable stress, according to MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee. The report, Sustainable Seas, says the UK Read More

S&P cuts rating on PG&E unit in third such cut this month

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FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage (Reuters) – S&P cut its rating on PG&E Corp’s (PCG.N) Pacific Gas & Electric Co unit on Wednesday, making it the third such cut this month, after the unit missed Read More