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Outer space needs a high-level political summit

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Outer space issues have never been comprehensively addressed at a global high political level, and 2024 is an excellent year to commit to that goal. Three prior global UNISpace conferences (in 1968, 1982 and 1999) achieved clear multilateral diplomatic…

Is new defence spending enough? Plus other letters, April 11: ‘Just in time to defend Canada from the next eclipse’

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Open this photo in gallery: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, National Defence Minister Bill Blair and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland release Canada’s new defence policy during a press conference at CFB Trenton, in T…

New coal plants in China soar despite President Xi’s pledge to ‘strictly control’ dirtiest fuel

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China ramped up coal power capacity last year, according to new analysis, despite a pledge to “strictly control” the dirtiest fossil fuel.
The country added 47.4 Gigawatts (GW) of new coal power in 2023, more than double the amount added by…

Globe Climate: Today, we are all part of the eclipse cosmic community

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Good afternoon, and welcome to Globe Climate, a newsletter about climate change, environment and res…

AI could change the game on the forever chemicals used to make chips

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The US government is planning to partner with the European Union on an AI initiative to drive out harmful chemicals from the chipmaking process, according to Bloomberg.
The US and the EU have drafted a proposed alliance in which …

AI could change the game on the forever chemicals used to make chips

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The US government is planning to partner with the European Union on an AI initiative to drive out harmful chemicals from the chipmaking process, according to Bloomberg.
The US and the EU have drafted a proposed alliance in which …

Shein and Temu Are Driving Oil, Not GM and Toyota

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(Bloomberg Opinion) — To hear overseas oil executives talk, you would think that Chinese drivers and air passengers were coming to the rescue of an oil market looking for direction.
Reports from staff on the ground in China suggest that “demand i…

The climate crisis is looming. Is Simon Harris prepared to face it?

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“POLITICIANS, REGARDLESS OF political persuasion, donning wellies and standing around looking sympathetic will not serve much purpose.”
So said Simon Harris, then in his first term as a TD, in 2015 in the midst of a winter of “exceptional and widesprea…

Crucial European Green Deal package staggers to legislative conclusion

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The European Green Deal is limping to the legislative finish line as elections loom and farmers continue to stage fierce protests across the continent.
The policy package, launched with fanfare by the European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen…

Biden admin cracks down on gas-powered trucks and tractors despite electric vehicle infrastructure fears

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WASHINGTON — The White House finalized new emissions standards intended to sharply reduce pollution caused by new trucks and tractors Friday — with a leading industry group warning of “the most challenging, costly and potentially disruptive heavy-duty …