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Firefighters hope cooling temps help battle California blaze

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters hope shifting winds and cooling temperatures over the next few days will aid their efforts to battle a destructive wildfire in a drought-stricken forest in Californ...

Suspected arson wildfire forces evacuations in California

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of people were under evacuation orders Friday and many others were on notice to be ready to flee as a destructive wildfire raged in a drought-stricken forest in Califo...

Companies, activists push to speed zero-emission truck sales

BOSTON (AP) — Officials from companies with fleets of trucks are urging governors across the country to embrace a rule meant to speed the adoption of zero-emission trucks and reduce a potent source of...

Woman arrested on suspicion of starting California blaze

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A woman has been arrested on suspicion of starting a Northern California wildfire that spread rapidly, burning homes and prompting evacuation orders Thursday in a rural communit...

Indonesia leader lays out priorities for G-20 presidency

NEW YORK (AP) — Indonesia's leader said Wednesday that inclusiveness and a sustainable, green economy would be among his priorities when he assumes the G-20 presidency next year. In ...

Business Highlights: Fed on track, stocks hold gains

___ Fed: On track to slow support for economy later this year WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Fed plans to announc...

UN health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality

GENEVA (AP) — The harmful health effects of air pollution kick in at lower levels than previously thought, the World Health Organization said Wednesday as it set a new standard for policymakers and th...

California water agencies resolve Colorado River dispute

Two major California water agencies have settled a lawsuit that once threatened to derail a multi-state agreement to protect a river that serves millions of people in the U.S. West amid gripping droug...

4 famous giant trees unharmed by Sequoia National Park fire

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California’s Sequoia National Park, authorities said. Th...

Indonesian court rules president negligent over pollution

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court ruled Thursday that President Joko Widodo and six other top officials have neglected citizens’ rights to clean air and ordered them to improve the poor ai...

2021 edition of Taiwan city health rankings announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City continued to top the list of Taiwan’s healthiest cities in 2021, while Kaohsiung City overtook Taichung to reach second place, and Hualien County jumped ...

Indonesia: Jakarta court rules in favor of residents' clean air bid

Indonesia's Central Jakarta District Court on Thursday ruled partially in favor of Jakarta residents who took the country's president and six top senior officials to court over air pollution. ...

Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Building Advisor Wins FacilitiesNet.com Vision Award for Analytics & Management Software

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 14 September 2021 - Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced its recognition in the ...

White House, Democrats tangle over Biden bid to raise taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has a simple message for fellow Democrats about his plan to raise taxes to remake large swaths of the American economy: look beyond the bottom line. ...

Chinachem Group and HKSTP Select 10 Tech Ventures in Pilot-first Accelerator to Test Drive Proptech Innovations at Central Market

“CCG Accel – Powered by HKSTP” is a pioneering programme to help tech ventures close the critical gap between innovation and commercialisation and advance smart property and retail operations in Hong ...