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US-Taiwan trade initiative talks to kick off soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top trade negotiator said on Saturday (Aug. 13) that talks on the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade are expected to start soon. U.S. Indo-Paci...

India to miss renewable energy goal, officials, experts say

BENGALURU, India (AP) — India will miss its renewable energy target for the end of the year, with experts saying “multiple challenges” including a lack of financial help and taxes on imported componen...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 8 The Wall Street Journal on Trump's Senate nominees: Donald Trump now has t...

'We're back, baby': New bill boosts US climate credibility

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a moment when hopes dimmed that the United States could become an international leader on climate change, legislation that Congress is poised to approve could rejuvenate the co...

EXPLAINER: On China, US and climate, action, not talk is key

The last two agreements the world made to battle climate change came only after the United States and China, by far the two biggest carbon polluters, made deals with each other. Now the successful dyn...

Launch of Arup’s Centre For Climate Action In Cities

To Develop A Truly Sustainable Built EnvironmentSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 4 August 2022 - Arup, a global design, engineering and advisory business with sustainable development at its heart, today l...

Australian government confident of emissions reduction law

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said Wednesday it is confident its greenhouse gas reduction target will be enshrined in law after negotiating amendments with senators from outside...

Opinion: Germany's gas crisis could be an opportunity

Does Germany face a "winter of shivering," as the country's biggest tabloid is saying? Will people be forced to freeze because they can no longer pay their gas bills? Will the massive pr...

Unexpected deal would boost Biden pledge on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unexpected deal reached by Senate Democrats would be the most ambitious action ever taken by the United States to address global warming and could help President Joe Biden come cl...

Hidden Menace: Massive methane leaks speed up climate change

LENORAH, Texas (AP) — To the naked eye, the Mako Compressor Station outside the dusty West Texas crossroads of Lenorah appears unremarkable, similar to tens of thousands of oil and gas operations scat...

Hidden Menace: Massive methane leaks speed up climate change

LENORAH, Texas (AP) — To the naked eye, the Mako Compressor Station outside the dusty West Texas crossroads of Lenorah appears unremarkable, similar to tens of thousands of oil and gas operations scat...

EXCLUSIVE Sherman, Kennedy to visit Solomons, where fathers fought and U.S. now vies with China

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and U.S. Ambassador to Australia Caroline Kennedy plan next month to visit the Solomon Islands, where their fathers fought in World War Two and the United ...

Biden to announce climate actions at ex-coal plant in Mass.

SOMERSET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden will announce new actions on climate change that he can take on his own just days after an influential Democratic senator quashed hopes for a sweeping legisl...

Mastercard and AXA Announce Partnership to Build a Sustainable Future through the Priceless Planet Coalition

AXA, the first insurance partner of the Coalition in Hong Kong, will plant trees around the world on behalf of customers who have registered to use Emma by AXA.HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 20 Jul...

Petersberg Climate Dialogue: Germany rejects delaying climate action

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has rejected the notion of cutting back on climate change targets despite the energy and food security crisis, speaking at the end of the Petersberg Climate D...