President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes.1 comment
A new study by the UK Center for Ecology and Hydrology suggests that restoring the Falkland Island peatlands could lead to up to £47 million worth of carbon offsets. The findings came in a report co-authored by Jonathan Ritson, a Research Associate at the University of Manchester.8 comments
The Government of Gibraltar warns over media speculation arising from reports in the Spanish press, as Gibraltar enters the final stages of Brexit negotiations before the December deadline.2 comments
The port of Rio Grande in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul is shipping 4,000 head of cattle for Lebanon and 22,000 destined for Turkey, totaling 26,000 animals to be exported.Add your comment!
The US ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, is stepping down, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday. Thanking Branstad for his service, Pompeo said in a tweet that he had contributed to rebalancing US-China relations so that it is results-oriented, reciprocal, and fair.Add your comment!
The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said on Monday that we need to fundamentally rethink our relationship with the elderly after huge losses to COVID-19 in nursing homes across the world robbed us of a generation of wisdom.Add your comment!
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday she had telephoned Australian counterpart Scott Morrison to defuse tensions over a scheduling dispute between the countries' rugby teams.Add your comment!
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that he was ready to request a referendum on whether to prosecute several of his predecessors accused of corruption. Lopez Obrador said that if campaigners fail to gather enough signatures in support of a people's consultation, he would ask the Senate for such a vote himself.Add your comment!
Scientists have created gene-edited pigs, goats, and cattle to produce sperm with traits such as disease resistance and higher meat quality in what they say is a step towards genetically enhancing livestock to improve food production.Add your comment!
The mayor of Bogota begged forgiveness on Sunday and called for reconciliation after protests in Colombia's capital the past week left 11 civilians dead and hundreds injured.Add your comment!