Martin Flodén, the deputy governor of Sweden’s central bank, announced that because Australia and Canada were “not known for good climate work”.
The UK continues being home to the large majority of the EU millionaire bankers. About 3,567 of them live in the UK, whereas only 390 live in Germany, 233 in France and 201 in Italy.
Wednesday’s public testimony in the House of Representatives’ impeachment hearings did not make a lot of news about the substance of what is at stake.
An analysis by the Carbon Disclosure Project shows that investor-owned oil companies currently are spending 1% to 4% of their capital investment on low-carbon energy sources.
The rotting remains of a number of tigers, lions and cougars were recently discovered in a raid in Prague. Exotic wildlife trade is booming in Europe.
The European Union is the largest U.S. trading partner in terms of its total bilateral trade and has been for the past several decades.
One in every 200 people in Britain is homeless – sleeping on the streets or stuck in temporary accommodation, including hostels and B&Bs.
A Brazilian court has decided in favor of Monsanto, the agribusiness conglomerate, in a landmark class-action lawsuit filed by Brazilian farmers’ unions.
McDonald’s ousted its CEO over a consensual relationship with an employee, just a week after U.S. Rep. Katie Hill stepped down due to a similar allegation.
Research reveals evidence of a copper-mining bonanza in Wales 3,600 years ago that reached France, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
While Donald Trump may be “the world’s most powerful climate change denier”, our latest research suggests that he took over over a thriving green economy.
Americans will spend US$8.8 billion on Halloween candy, costumes and decorations this year, including half a billion dollars on costumes for their pets.
The European Commission has exceeded the target set by President Jean-Claude Juncker in 2014 committing that, by the end of his mandate, 40% of the Commission’s middle and senior managers should be women.
Research has shown that children of poorer parents display substantially worse math and reading skills by the time they start grade school.
The NEU suggests that, when inflation is taken into account, over 16,000 schools will have less income in April 2020, compared to 2015.
Once out of the EU, Britain has less bargaining power. Its future relationship is still to be negotiated – and that arrangement will last.
Sadly, despite all evidence to the contrary, many principals do believe that corporal punishment is effective for some students.
The jet-setting habits of Bill Gates and Paris Hilton mean that they produce 10,000 times more carbon emissions from flying than the average person.
Something as criminal as forced labour and modern slavery makes it hard for buyers to act in any other way than reporting it to the authorities.
London has been officially designated the world’s first national park city, with a week-long festival of free outdoor events and a ceremony at City Hall to mark the occasion.
At a summit in early December 2019, NATO is expected to declare space as a “warfighting domain”, partly in response to new developments in technology.
The jury of eight men and four women found Paul Gascoigne not guilty of sexual assault. He was also cleared of the lesser charge of common assault.
Countries such as Russia and somewhat less explicitly Brazil and Belgium hold that the moon and asteroids belong to humanity as a whole.
One of the most famous jester figures of the modern age is the Joker, who made his debut in the first issue of Batman comics in 1940.
If the House of Representatives concludes its impeachment inquiry by passing articles of impeachment of President Trump, attention will turn to the Senate.
For example, a natural flavoring called castoreum is a thick odorous secretion obtained from the anal glands of beavers.
Why is German soccer so dominated by players and clubs from the West? And what does this imbalance say about the state of the German reunification?
How will they adapt as fossil fuel demand wanes with the rise of renewable energy and battery power? The answer is plastic.
Identification parades can be powerful evidence in securing convictions in criminal cases. But eyewitness evidence is notoriously prone to errors.
Consultant anaesthetist at Torbay Hospital on England’s south coast has developed statistical methods to help spot signs of fraud in medical research.
Papp’s fight to monitor her mother’s care reflects a reasonable fear. About 1.3 million Americans live in nursing homes, and elder abuse can be a killer.
Babe Ruth’s famous, and controversial, “called shot” home run during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs
New research estimates that $420 billion in corporate profits is shifted out of 79 countries every year. This equates to $125 billion in lost tax revenue.
The world should be inspired by Swedish culture, with more fika, more time for leisurely reading about non-work topics, and more lagom towards jobs.
Over one million UK SMEs, around a quarter of the total, were concerned about how Brexit would affect the success of their business.
Backpfeifengesicht may join other German words that have found a place in English, like Weltschmerz (world-weariness) and Zeitgeist (spirit of the time).
The fires raging across the Amazon have captured the world’s attention. Meanwhile, the second-largest forest, Gran Chaco, is disappearing in plain sight.
Instead of trying to ban Snowden book, the US authorities have tried something else. They are suing the publisher Macmillan, seeking to seize any profits.
Labour has reaffirmed its plans to rid the UK of zero-hours contracts, said shadow chancellor John McDonnell at the Labour Party conference.
According to new IMF research, countries need no longer rely on manufacturing for productivity growth. Here are five reasons why IMF is wrong.
Vanguard, BlackRock and State Street are the largest shareholders in 90% of S&P 500, including Apple, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, General Electric and Coca-Cola.
The arrest of two six-year-olds in a Florida school in October has shown, sometimes one threat to the students is the officers themselves.
In 2017, EU countries spent US$87 billion subsidizing the cost of fossil fuels. This is nearly 2.5 times more than they spent in 2010.
People providing their personal information to the government, to access government services, are doing so through necessity, not choice.
One of the most striking elements of the data is the ease with which people, especially young people, can obtain controlled drugs.
There’s growing evidence for the use of cannabis in treating opioid addiction. A study of found that those who used cannabis used opioids less often.
Millennials have racked up over US$1 trillion of debt. Yet, in comparison to previous generations this group is significantly more fiscally conservative.
New York has the second most expensive rental market in the United States. More than half of all New Yorkers spend more than 30% of their income on housing.
Barcelona’s urban superblocks are neighborhoods of nine blocks, where traffic is restricted to major roads, opening up streets to pedestrians.
Reforms to the way local authorities are funded are the most radical and least discussed changes made by conservative governments since 2010.