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Extinction Rebellion newspaper protest: Twenty-six charged Extinction Rebellion newspaper protest: Twenty-six charged

Extinction Rebellion newspaper protest: Twenty-six charged

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption XR protesters blocked roads to the presses Seventy-seven people have been charged following protests at three printing presses owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News UK.Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists blocked access at Broxbourne in Hertfordshire, Knowsley in Merseyside and near Motherwell, North Lanarkshire.About 80 people were arrested as police cleared the…

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Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade printing presses Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade printing presses

Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade printing presses

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption Protesters gathered outside the sites – including Broxbourne in Hertfordshire – owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists have delayed the distribution of several national newspapers after blocking access to three printing presses owned by Rupert Murdoch.Protesters targeted Newsprinters presses at Broxbourne in Hertfordshire, Knowsley in…

Bouygues SA (BOUYF) CEO Martin Bouygues on Q2 2020 Results – Earnings Call Transcript Bouygues SA (BOUYF) CEO Martin Bouygues on Q2 2020 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Bouygues SA (BOUYF) CEO Martin Bouygues on Q2 2020 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

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UPDATE 2-Weather-hit crop to cut French wheat exports by nearly 40% -Agritel – Reuters Africa UPDATE 2-Weather-hit crop to cut French wheat exports by nearly 40% -Agritel – Reuters Africa

UPDATE 2-Weather-hit crop to cut French wheat exports by nearly 40% -Agritel – Reuters Africa

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(Recasts, adds detail)PARIS, Aug 26 (Reuters) – A sharp fall in France’s soft wheat harvest this year due to adverse weather throughout the crop cycle will reduce exports from the European Union’s largest grain producer by nearly 40% in 2020/21, consultancy Agritel forecast on Wednesday.Torrential autumn rain hampered sowings and spring drought has reduced soft…

Zimbabwe finds more elephant carcasses, death toll at 22 – Reuters Zimbabwe finds more elephant carcasses, death toll at 22 – Reuters

Zimbabwe finds more elephant carcasses, death toll at 22 – Reuters

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FILE PHOTO: A group of elephants are seen near a watering hole inside Hwange National Park, in Zimbabwe, October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File PhotoHARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s wildlife agency said on Wednesday it had discovered more elephant carcasses near a major game park, bringing the number of dead animals suspected to have been killed by…

Innovation is the key to solve our climate issues – part 1 – Introduction Innovation is the key to solve our climate issues – part 1 – Introduction

Innovation is the key to solve our climate issues – part 1 – Introduction

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Disclaimer: this blog is not directly associated to the financial services and Fintech sector, but as it forms an introduction to a 2nd and 3rd blog, which are indeed related to these sector, I have published this blog nonetheless also on the Finextra platform. My apologies to people considering that this blog is off-topic for…

Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc (HE) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc (HE) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc (HE) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

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Image source: The Motley Fool. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc (NYSE:HE)Q2 2020 Earnings CallAug 6, 2020, 4:15 p.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood day, and welcome to the Second Quarter 2020 Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc.’s Earnings Conference call. [Operator Instructions] Please note this event is being recorded. I would now like to…

NASA’s Aqua Satellite finds wind shear not letting up on Omar NASA’s Aqua Satellite finds wind shear not letting up on Omar

NASA’s Aqua Satellite finds wind shear not letting up on Omar

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On Sept. 4 at 2:05 a.m. EDT (0605 UTC), the MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite gathered infrared data on Omar that confirmed wind shear was adversely affecting the storm. Persistent north-northwesterly vertical wind shear showed strongest storms (yellow) pushed southeast of the center where cloud top temperatures are as cold as minus…

Giant Antarctic ice shelves facing fracture risk: study – Reuters Giant Antarctic ice shelves facing fracture risk: study – Reuters

Giant Antarctic ice shelves facing fracture risk: study – Reuters

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LONDON (Reuters) – A platform of ice surrounding Antarctica measuring more than 350,000 square miles (900,000 sq km) is at risk of collapse as the effects of climate change threaten to destabilise it, a new study has shown. FILE PHOTO: A glacier in Half Moon Bay, Antarctica, February 18, 2018. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini/File PhotoThe floating ice…

Man charged for arson and refused bail as bushfires blaze across Top End Man charged for arson and refused bail as bushfires blaze across Top End

Man charged for arson and refused bail as bushfires blaze across Top End

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Northern Territory Police have arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly lighting bushfires in the Adelaide River region south of Darwin.Key points:A fire in Batchelor continues to burn and could potentially jump containment linesFires in Howard Springs and Adelaide River have been contained, but risks persistA total fire ban for the Darwin and Adelaide River area…

Afghanistan flooding: Dozens dead, hundreds of homes destroyed – Al Jazeera English

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Afghanistan flooding: Dozens dead, hundreds of homes destroyed – YouTube

Climate change may make extreme hurricane rainfall much more likely Climate change may make extreme hurricane rainfall much more likely

Climate change may make extreme hurricane rainfall much more likely

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Before Hurricane Laura battered Louisiana, it drenched the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba with deadly rainfall, killing at least 23 people outside the U.S. Because of their mountainous terrain and vulnerability to flash flooding and landslides, the Caribbean islands are particularly susceptible to a warming climate, which causes tropical systems to get considerably wetter.According to a…

Is the carbon footprint of AI too big? Is the carbon footprint of AI too big?

Is the carbon footprint of AI too big?

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Artificial intelligence obviously requires electricity and computers to work its practical magic. But don’t ignore the downstream environmental benefits Thinkstock It’s no surprise that AI has a carbon footprint, which refers to the amount of greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide and methane, primarily) that producing and consuming AI releases into the atmosphere. In fact, training AI…

GRAINS-Soybean futures hit two-year high as dryness threatens U.S. crops – Reuters Africa GRAINS-Soybean futures hit two-year high as dryness threatens U.S. crops – Reuters Africa

GRAINS-Soybean futures hit two-year high as dryness threatens U.S. crops – Reuters Africa

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(Adds start of U.S. trading, U.S. crop-condition estimates, changes dateline from SINGAPORE/HAMBURG)CHICAGO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – U.S. soybean futures hit their highest prices in more than two years on Monday as dry weather in parts of the U.S. Midwest is expected to damage the condition of crops, analysts said.Wheat futures also advanced, while corn futures…

Democrats Quietly Cut Opposition to Fossil Fuel Subsidies From DNC Platform Democrats Quietly Cut Opposition to Fossil Fuel Subsidies From DNC Platform

Democrats Quietly Cut Opposition to Fossil Fuel Subsidies From DNC Platform

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Cheers to more oil subsidies!Photo: Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP (Getty Images)Democratic presidential ticket Joe Biden and Kamala Harris both came out against fossil fuel subsidies during their respective White House primary bids. But the party they now lead removed language doing the same at the last minute from its national platform.Documents shared with Earther include the “manager’s…

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