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Is BP shareholder vote a turning point for climate change?
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Is BP shareholder vote a turning point for climate change?

BP shareholders have overwhelmingly voted for a climate change resolution at the oil giant’s AGM in Aberdeen. The resolution, which was proposed by a group of 300 investors called Climate Action 100+ which holds over $33 trillion in assets under…

House Hearing Grows Heated Over Migrant Children's Deaths
USA

House Hearing Grows Heated Over Migrant Children’s Deaths

WASHINGTON —  A Democratic lawmaker on Wednesday blamed the Trump administration’s border policies for the deaths of migrant children, an accusation the acting head of the Homeland Security Department called “appalling.” The brouhaha came at a House Homeland Security Committee…

Edmonton mayor describes meeting with Premier Kenney before throne speech as ‘positive’ – Edmonton

Bill 1, the Carbon Tax Repeal Act, prompted one main question from Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson. He brought it up in his Wednesday afternoon meeting with Premier Jason Kenney and Municipal Affairs Minister Kaycee Madu. The carbon tax had been…

Hilfiger Encourages FIT Graduates to Keep Chasing their Dreams

Hilfiger received the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Bipolar disorder may be linked to Parkinson’s disease — ScienceDaily

People who have bipolar disorder may be more likely to later develop Parkinson’s disease than people who do not have bipolar disorder, according at a study published in the May 22, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of…

Top 5 delivery robots

In the future, robots might handle all of our deliveries. Tom Merritt looks at five companies that are developing autonomous delivery services.

British Steel enters insolvency after talks break down
UK

British Steel enters insolvency after talks break down

British Steel has collapsed into insolvency, putting up to 25,000 jobs at risk.  The owners of the UK’s second-biggest steel maker had been lobbying the Government for £30m in financial support to help them to address “Brexit-related issues” affecting the business….

US Tells Syrian Kurds Only Future Is Part of Peaceful Syrian State
USA

US Tells Syrian Kurds Only Future Is Part of Peaceful Syrian State

The United States is reminding its Syrian Kurdish allies not to get overly ambitious while at the same time trying to allay concerns Washington will abandon them to Turkey or a possibly resurgent Islamic State terror group. Kurdish fighters, under…

Former Tory cabinet minister to run for People’s Party – Winnipeg

A member of the Manitoba legislature and former federal cabinet minister is planning to run for Maxime Bernier’s People’s Party of Canada in the upcoming federal election. Steven Fletcher confirms he will launch his campaign Thursday to run in the…

Artificial photosynthesis transforms carbon dioxide into liquefiable fuels — ScienceDaily

Chemists at the University of Illinois have successfully produced fuels using water, carbon dioxide and visible light through artificial photosynthesis. By converting carbon dioxide into more complex molecules like propane, green energy technology is now one step closer to using…