The Group of Seven joins the European Union in capping the price of Russian oil at $60 a barrel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Group of Seven nations and Australia joined the European Union on Friday in adopting a $60-per-barrel cap on Russian oil, a key step as Western sanctions aim to reorganize the global oil market. To prevent rising prices and starving President Vladimir Putin of financing his war in Ukraine. Europe needed to … Read more

The US Embassy is the latest target in a series of mined letters in Spain

The first explosive device was sent to the Prime Minister’s Office on November 24 Five similar booby-trapped messages were received on Wednesday and Thursday An official of the Ukrainian Embassy was slightly wounded in the explosion of one explosive device Another device was found at the US Embassy in Madrid It also targeted the Ministry … Read more

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said the coronavirus protests will not shake the government

Ai Weiwei says the protests are unlikely to last The police will use force to silence the protesters The movement lacks organization and leadership MONTEMOOR AU NOVO, Portugal, Nov. 28 (Reuters) – From his Portuguese home, Ai Weiwei, a prominent Chinese dissident whose art often criticizes Beijing’s policies, said the latest wave of protests will … Read more

Canada to enhance defense and cyber security in Indo-Pacific policy, focus on ‘disruptive’ China

OTTAWA, Nov. 27 (Reuters) – Canada launched its long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy on Sunday, outlining C$2.3 billion ($1.7 billion) in spending to bolster military and cyber security in the region and pledging to engage with China. troubled.” While working with her on climate change and trade issues. The plan, detailed in a 26-page document, said Canada … Read more

Seismic shifts in international data markets demand an update of broadband Internet policy

Through the parallel internet, platforms have driven seismic shifts in global data flows. GT The global policy movement to improve connectivity and bridge the digital divide has generated reports on international data markets and associated regulatory policies. The papers sometimes introduce confusing terms: usage, transitivity, gaze, and association. Each term has a specific meaning and … Read more

COP27 offers a breakthrough in the climate fund at the cost of advances in emissions

The COP27 climate summit ends after long negotiations at the end of the week Delivers final agreement on the creation of a landmark climate finance fund Negotiators say some have blocked tougher emissions targets SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt (November 20) (Reuters) – Countries wrapped up this year’s United Nations climate summit on Sunday with a … Read more

COP27: Summit approves climate fund ‘for loss and damage’ in historic deal

Sharm Alsheikh, Egypt CNN – Delegates from nearly 200 countries at the COP27 climate summit agreed to create a “loss and damage” fund aimed at helping vulnerable countries cope with climate disasters, in a landmark deal early Sunday morning in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The full COP27 agreement, of which the Fund is a part, also … Read more

The European Union supports the COP27 call for a phase-out of all fossil fuels

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – The European Union’s head of climate policy, Frans Timmermann, said on Tuesday that the European Union supports India’s call to reduce fossil fuel use under the COP27 agreement, provided it does not weaken it. Previous agreements on limiting coal use. India, the world’s second largest buyer of coal, wants … Read more

COP27: Polluters must pay for climate change, poor countries say to the rich

Island nations demand global carbon tax “While they win, the planet is burning” Fears grow over hunger striker imprisoned in Egypt SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – Leaders of poor countries criticized rich governments and oil companies for causing global warming, using their speeches on Tuesday at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to demand that … Read more

COP27: We’re on a highway to climate hell, says UN chief

China and the United States have a leading role Guterres aims to phase out coal by 2040 The UAE, which is hosting the 2023 talks, says it will continue to produce fossil fuels SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told countries gathered at the start of the COP27 summit in Egypt … Read more