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Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists

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PARIS (Reuters) – Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children’s warnings about global warming but she implored them to listen to scientists. Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg delivers a speech during a debate with French parliament members at Read More

Iran poised to legalize cryptocurrency mining as potential path out of US sanctions trap

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Iran has moved to legalize the mining of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, recognizing the energy-consuming digital coin mining as a legitimate industry – and potentially a way around the US sanctions crippling its economy. “A mechanism to mine digital coins was approved by the government’s economic commission and will later be put to discussion at Read More

Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish ‘Silicon Valley’

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AARHUS, Denmark (Reuters) – Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in European power markets, easing the shift to renewables with technology that also carries some risks. FILE PHOTO: View of Aboulevarden in the centre of the city of Read More

ANALYSIS: US jet fuel premium over diesel (gasoil) poised to persist until winter

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Houston — Strong summer demand compounded by the impending Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery closure has kept US jet fuel prices above diesel (gasoil) for a large portion of this year, a trend poised to continue until winter. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Atlantic Coast jet fuel’s Read More

UK to send 250 troops to Mali for dangerous peacekeeping mission

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By Alistair Bunkall, defence and security correspondent, in Mali The UK is to send 250 troops to Mali in the biggest peace-keeping deployment since Bosnia and potentially the most dangerous mission for British forces since Afghanistan. The soldiers will form a long-range reconnaissance task group, specifically chosen for their ability to operate in small teams Read More

The number of electric utility rate cases increased in 2018

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July 19, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from S&P Global Rate Case Database and the University of Texas, Austin Energy Institute In 2018, 89 utilities—or nearly half of all major U.S. electric utilities—tried to change electricity rates by filing rate cases with state regulatory commissions; this number was the largest number Read More

BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, hoping the “decisive” company lifer will help the automaker regain its edge in electric cars and win back the premium market lead lost to Mercedes-Benz under his consensus-seeking predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Oliver Zipse, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the Read More

BMW picks ‘decisive’ Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) named Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive late on Thursday, praising his “decisive” qualities after the carmaker lost its edge in electric cars and ceded the premium sales crown to Mercedes under his consensus-seeking predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Oliver Zipse, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the company’s Read More

BMW picks ‘decisive’ new CEO to catch up with rivals

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) named Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive late on Thursday, praising his “decisive” qualities after the luxury carmaker lost its edge in electric cars and ceded the premium sales crown to Mercedes under his consensus-seeking predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Oliver Zipse, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the Read More