Sri Lanka could run out of fuel and food next month, according to the former energy minister. Udaya Gammanpila was sacked earlier this year for criticizing government policy that has brought the country to the brink of bankruptcy. The former energy minister told Sky News that the economic crisis inRead More →

There are two fronts in the Russian invasion of Ukraine: one is physical combat and airstrikes and the other is in cyberspace, where cybersecurity experts fight disinformation, psychological warfare and cyberattacks. Cyberattacks of this nature can and have resulted in power outages, rail disruptions, disruption of electoral voting systems and,Read More →

iantfoto/E+ via Getty Images As the Russian-Ukrainian conflict continues to rage, global energy markets are experiencing unprecedented volatility, with the power and renewables sector being no exception. On the back of global fuel markets already strained since last year, the conflict has pushed spot prices for coal and gas atRead More →

A study published Wednesday in the journal Nature Communication warns that attempting to tackle the climate crisis using geoengineering – a method often promoted by the fossil fuel industry – could have the devastating consequence of exposing an additional billion people in countries vulnerable to malaria, a mosquito-borne disease. “SimulationsRead More →

(Left to right, front) Russian President Vladimir Putin, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Roscosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin arrive by helicopter at the Vostochny Cosmodrome. Photo: The Paper Russian President Vladimir Putin called the situation in Ukraine a “tragedy” and peace talks were at an “impasse” during his meeting withRead More →

Rising fuel costs threaten airlines’ efforts to return to profitability Many carriers are responding to this challenge by reducing seat capacity and increasing ticket prices Airline stocks do not make a compelling investment case in the current uncertain macro environment As U.S. airlines begin reporting their first quarter results thisRead More →

Coloradons are already seeing the impacts of climate change — rising temperatures, more frequent and severe wildfires, flooding and prolonged drought — and economists are entering the fray to help communities identify and mitigate risks. Pegah Jalali, environmental policy analyst at the Colorado Fiscal Institute, said their new website letsRead More →

In case the complexity of corporate data doesn’t create enough turbulence to keep corporate and legal teams awake at night, a prolonged pandemic will really shake things up. Because now a complex data landscape has also become a complex employee countryside. What has been called the “great resignation” (about 38Read More →

The Competition and Markets Authority has blocked a merger between Konecranes and Cargotec announced in 2020. Photo: Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva/AFP via Getty Great Britain Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked a proposed merger between two Finnish freight companies due to “substantial” competition concerns. Cargotec (CGCBV.HE) and Konecranes (KCR.HE) agreed toRead More →

ORLANDO, Fla. (IVANHOE NEWSWIRE) – According to the Environmental Defense Fund, air pollution is now the greatest environmental risk to premature death. So, what is the impact of this danger on your health? Air pollution is not just an ugly sight. It is responsible for more than six million prematureRead More →

LONDON: An increase in anti-Islam rhetoric in the presidential election campaign in France risks creating a “spiral of hatred” and scapegoating of law-abiding Muslims in the same way as the virulent attacks on Jews in the 1930s , the rector of the Great Mosque of Paris said. Speaking to Britain’sRead More →

Download logo A new report (https://bit.ly/3IGhhrt) estimates that by 2050, climate hazards could cause $3.9 billion worth of damage to the transport sector in Ghana. But the report also offers a roadmap that could prevent the worst from happening. It also highlights the considerable efforts made by the government toRead More →

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Mar 18;12(3):e050729. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050729. ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: In low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), food insecurity and undernutrition disproportionately affect women of reproductive age, infants and young children. The burden of disease due to undernutrition in these vulnerable segments of society remains aRead More →

NUR-SULTAN — In his State of the Nation address on Wednesday, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev discussed the economic consequences for Kazakhstan’s economy of Western sanctions imposed on Russia. Food price spikes and currency volatility are among those challenges, he said. The President delivering his speech in Parliament. Photo credit: Akorda “KazakhstanRead More →

pcess609/iStock via Getty Images By Stephen H. Dover, CFA, Chief Market Strategist and Director of the Franklin Templeton Investment Institute; Mary Jane McQuillen, Portfolio Manager and Head of ESG, ClearBridge Investments; Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D., Chief Investment Officer, Templeton Global Macro; Robin Freeman, Director of ESG Education, ClearBridge Investments; Vivian Guo,Read More →

Karen Poghosyan/iStock via Getty Images Company Overview ATRenew Inc. (“ATRenew”) (NYSE: RERE), founded in 2011, operates a technology-driven second-hand consumer electronics transaction and service platform in China under the brand ATRenew, which stands for “All Things Renew”. RERE has end-to-end online and offline capabilities, including AHS Recycle (C2B), PJT MarketplaceRead More →

Even before Russia invaded Ukraine, transportation and logistics companies were hit by cyberattack after cyberattack. Case in point: Global logistics giant Expeditors International continues to recover more than two weeks after an attack destroyed its operating systems. With the ongoing war, the risks are even greater. Russia and its supportersRead More →

People wearing masks stand outside a store with infection prevention instructions on its window in the Harajuku shopping district amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo, in Japan, August 9, 2021. REUTERS / Androniki Christodoulou Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Household spending in January +6.9%Read More →

Retail price inflation likely fell slightly in February, Reuters poll shows BENGALERU: India’s retail price inflation likely eased slightly in February, helped by lower food prices, economists say in a Reuters poll who have consistently warned that soaring oil prices will push inflation much higher high in the coming months.Read More →

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden’s courting of Venezuelan oil in an effort to end dependence on Russian imports and mitigate soaring gas prices at home could risk whitewashing alleged ‘crimes against humanity’ “committed by the Venezuelan government and its proximity to Russia. Several senior BidenRead More →

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, which was attacked and seized by Russian forces.Credit: Dmytro Smolyenko/Ukrinform/ZUMA Earlier in the day, Russian forces attacked Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant near Enerhodar in the southeast of the country. Rafael Mariano Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), reported that aRead More →

Summary The increased focus on hydrogen production and exploitation offers investors great opportunities. But like many emerging technical solutions, it can also carry risks. The Orrick Energy Disputes team (along with our project colleagues) has been tracking hydrogen trends and the litigation risks they present for businesses. One of theRead More →

There is speculation that the rest of Europe will follow and close its airspaces to Russia as well. John Strickland, director of aviation for JLS Consulting, revealed what this could mean for the future of air travel. Regarding the impact this decision would have globally, John said: “On the faceRead More →

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine poses risks of inflationary pressures and external sector risks to the Fijian economy – Dr. Neelesh Gounder Lecturer in Economics at the University of the South Pacific, Dr. Neelesh Gounder University of the South Pacific lecturer in economics, Dr Neelesh Gounder, said the Russian invasion ofRead More →

Image Credit: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons/CC BY 2.0 A renowned organization made up of American and Russian doctors warned on Tuesday night that a military conflict involving the two powers in Ukraine risks a nuclear “catastrophe” that could have horrific effects across Europe – and potentially the entireRead More →

The US Department of Defense recently released a report that reveals a consolidation of the defense industrial base, posing national security risks. The report outlines a range of efforts proposed by the department – ​​including more closely monitoring mergers between defense contractors – to help mitigate this risk. U.S. SoldiersRead More →

Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Financial Derivatives Company (FDC) Bismarck Rewane, warned that the fall in the inflation rate in January was no cause for celebration. Rewane said this simply reflects seasonal favors like the harvest boom and post-Christmas blues, explaining that core inflation, which is a season without inflation,Read More →

Newswise – ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Sandia National Laboratories recently updated the Mac code to better help Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the global nuclear industry in assessing the consequences of nuclear accidents. The Maccs code can also assess the potential health and environmental risks posed by advanced nuclear reactors and smallRead More →

A new report from the World Bank indicates that developing countries face increasing risks of financial fragility created by the COVID-19 crisis and non-transparent debt. He noted that as rising inflation and interest rates pose new challenges to recovery, developing countries need to focus on building healthier financial sectors. AccordingRead More →

Corporate finance teams and their external auditors are going through this financial reporting season with fewer staff available to provide accurate financial statements to investors. Accountants are leaving their jobs in record numbers, both in corporations and in auditing firms, joining the wide range of workers who are reassessing whatRead More →

GUWAHATI: Green fuels or alternative fuels, which contribute to complete combustion and reduce vehicle emissions and fine particles, are encouraged by all stakeholders. Gasoline dealers in northeast India, however, have expressed reservations about the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) decision last month to roll out 10% motor alcohol blended withRead More →

When President Muhammadu Buhari declared the “gas decade” in 2021, he promised that his administration would ensure that gas development was a national priority – to drive economic growth, further improve Nigeria’s energy mix and provide jobs essential to citizens. To support this point, the President made a ambitious speechRead More →