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Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint

Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealing its consumption of carbon emissions from across the world,...

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint

Source: theguardian.com

Corbyn pledges Labour will back referendum on any Brexit deal Leader says his party would ‘do whatever is necessary to stop a disastrous no-deal outcome’Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour will back a second r...
06:30 2019-05-30

Aluminum's carbon footprint is dirty If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footp...
06:45 2019-07-22

The hidden carbon footprint of aluminum cars If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footp...
02:45 2019-07-23

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN (AP) — Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like La...
15:45 2019-06-13

Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint There are a lot of superlatives that can be used to describe the U.S. military. It represents the biggest chunk of the federal budget. It’s extremely...
19:15 2019-06-13

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public...
22:15 2019-06-19

Corbyn decries BBC's 'inaccuracies' over Labour antisemitism Labour leader says Panorama adopted ‘predetermined’ critical positionJeremy Corbyn has said there were “many, many, inaccuracies” in the BBC Panorama...
17:45 2019-07-13

Pompeo pledges not to wait for Britain’s elections to ‘push back’ against Corbyn and anti-Semitism In a secret recording, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said the Conservative Party’s losses in European Parliament elections demonstrated “an abs...
23:15 2019-06-08

Labour peers attack Corbyn over antisemitism in paper ad Labour peers have taken out a newspaper advert accusing Jeremy Corbyn of "failing the test of leadership" by allowing antisemitism to "grow in our pa...
16:30 2019-07-17

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote....
17:15 2019-05-27

Labour's Corbyn calls for investigation over report he is 'too frail' to be UK PM British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn called on the head of the civil service to investigate a Times newspaper report which cited unid...
09:30 2019-07-02

UK Labour's Corbyn says right to demand second vote on any Brexit deal British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday it was "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal to leave the European Union...
17:45 2019-06-19

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Lab...
23:15 2019-07-15

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the count...
21:00 2019-06-19

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second refe...
17:30 2019-07-09

Jeremy Corbyn lambasted by Labour MPs in ‘worst meeting as leader’ MPs criticise Labour’s handling of Brexit and complaints of harassment and antisemitism Labour MPs tore into Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit strategy at a par...
10:45 2019-06-11

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next electio...
20:30 2019-07-07

Labour's McDonnell pledges to tackle 'scourge' of poverty John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in...
09:15 2019-07-17

UK Labour peers could hold no-confidence vote in leader Corbyn: source Opposition Labour Party members in Britain's upper house of parliament will consider holding a symbolic vote of no confidence in leader Jeremy Corbyn...
14:00 2019-07-18

British Labour leader Corbyn set to back second Brexit referendum: report Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to back a second referendum on Brexit and it could be within days, the Mirror newspaper reported l...
02:45 2019-05-29

Support for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour plummets to lowest level in polling history Support for the Labour Party has dropped to just 18%, pushing the party into fourth in an opinion poll for the first time. The result matches lowest ...
19:30 2019-07-04

UK PM candidate Johnson: Labour Party leader Corbyn guilty of anti-Semitism The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Co...
02:01 2019-07-16

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, one of the leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would delay Brexit rather than rushing into a no-d...
10:15 2019-06-06

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leak...
23:45 2019-07-19

#expelmetoo: Jeremy Corbyn and deputy at war over European elections purge of Labour party members Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a revolt led by his deputy today over the expulsion of Labour members who voted for rival parties in the European elections....
13:30 2019-05-29

Labour's Corbyn backs taking Brexit back to the people, in election or public vote Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday Brexit could only be resolved by taking the issue back to the people, either at a new nati...
13:15 2019-05-27

John McDonnell says he cried with joy when Jeremy Corbyn reached Labour leadership shortlist in 2015 Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has admitted that he cries "all the time" and burst into tears when Jeremy Corbyn reached the Labour leadership shor...
19:45 2019-06-01

Anti-Semitism storm will cost Labour votes in City Hall elections, Corbyn told Labour faces "serious electoral damage" in next year's City Hall elections unless the party urgently tackles anti-Semitism, Jeremy Corbyn was warned ...
13:15 2019-07-19

Labour Party slips to fourth place in opinion poll as pressure builds on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has come under increasing pressure to secure a clear Brexit position for Labour as a new opinion poll showed the party has slipped into...
11:45 2019-07-04

Jeremy Corbyn says new Labour MP Lisa Forbes 'is not racist in any way' following calls for her to be suspended Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted that the party's newest MP Lisa Forbes is "not a racist in any way" following calls for her to be suspended....
04:15 2019-06-09

Brexit news latest: Diane Abbott says Labour wants second referendum 'for any deal' as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn Fresh Labour splits emerged today over the party's pivot towards a second Brexit referendum in the wake of its disastrous European election performan...
15:45 2019-05-28

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complai...
19:15 2019-05-31

Alastair Campbell claims 'senior' figures in Corbyn's office said vote against Labour Alastair Campbell has claimed "senior" figures in Jeremy Corbyn's office recommended voting against Labour after he was expelled from the party for b...
21:30 2019-05-28

Senior Labour figures play down 'civil war' claims as Jeremy Corbyn 'held captive' by top aides Senior Labour figures have played down claims the party is in the grip of a "civil war" following reports Jeremy Corbyn's top aides have been keeping...
19:45 2019-07-07

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new boo...
16:15 2019-06-23

Apollo 11: the fight for the first footprint on the moon The decision to let Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon was controversial – especially with his colleague Buzz AldrinIt was 1969. The las...
08:15 2019-05-26

Stasi's pervasive footprint across two Berlins revealed In the former prison where the East German secret police locked up dissidents, a museum has painstakingly mapped the vast web of locations through wh...
17:30 2019-06-11

How to minimize your 'noise footprint' | Paige Towers Noise pollution is an environmental and public health crisis. Here are some simple steps to fight backThe modern world is too loud. Noise pollution w...
09:00 2019-06-07

8x8 acquires Wavecell to expand cloud communications footprint The acquisition will give 8x8 a greater foothold in the Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) market and and expand its presence in the rapidl...
01:30 2019-07-18

Societe Generale Private Banking: Building a pan-European footprint Societe Generale has had a presence in Luxembourg since 1893, making it the oldest foreign bank in the Grand Duchy. As well as being one of the marke...
15:45 2019-05-21

Fortnite Fortbyte 23 Location Found between RV campsite, gas station, monstrous footprint Found between an RV campsite, a gas station, and a monstrous footprint is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle...
23:15 2019-07-12

Next Big Thing in ETFs: Less Transparency Capital Group, Legg Mason and JPMorgan plan exchange-traded funds that bet on stocks without daily disclosure of investments, drawing on a small New ...
12:45 2019-07-13

Price transparency is exactly what the doctor ordered On behalf of doctors across America and their patients, I am writing to underscore the importance of the executive order President Trump signed this ...
09:01 2019-06-28

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last wee...
12:30 2019-07-02

ZTE launches Brussels cybersecurity lab as a transparency play The lab's main purpose will be to allow regulators and potential clients to perform black box and penetration testing, as well as review its source c...
05:45 2019-07-11

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the soci...
14:45 2019-07-02

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance fa...
10:30 2019-07-05

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor...
20:15 2019-07-05

G20: May asks Saudi prince for transparency in Khashoggi case Prime minister urges open legal process over murder and raises Yemen concernsTheresa May has raised concerns about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and ...
05:15 2019-06-30

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
17:45 2019-07-02

WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs World Health Organization members agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing but stepped back from proposals by activists to force pharmaceut...
12:30 2019-05-28

RTI Amendment Bill Passed; Dilutes Transparency Law, Says Opposition The bill to amend the landmark transparency law, the Right to Information Act, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid opposition allegations that it ...
16:30 2019-07-22

Trump to meet airline executives to discuss 'competition and transparency' U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with top executives from a handful of airlines on Thursday to discuss "competition and transparency," a White H...
20:30 2019-07-18

One year on, GDPR brings transparency to handling of personal data The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is celebrating its first anniversary on May 25, 2019, has had a signific...
16:15 2019-05-24

Bats Targets Transparency with Dedicated Data Feeds for U.S. Listed ETFs KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 1, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, t...
21:30 2019-05-21

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pi...
14:30 2019-05-22

Wall Street watchdog to boost transparency about using 'cooperation' for penalty reductions Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog on Thursday said it plans to be more transparent about its process for determining when a securities brokerage...
20:15 2019-07-11

Universal Music Group on master tapes fire: 'We owe artists transparency' Company to investigate 2008 storage unit fire in which up to 500,000 master recordings by Aretha Franklin, Elton John and others may have burnedUnive...
18:00 2019-06-19

Apple Transparency Report Reveals India Sought Data for 49 Devices The Indian government asked Apple to provide information related to customers' data for 49 devices like iPhones in the July-December 2018 period – al...
08:45 2019-07-04

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will prov...
11:45 2019-06-10

Trump issues executive order increasing transparency in hospital prices, doctor fees President Trump on Monday issued an executive order that would pressure insurers, doctors and other providers to disclose more information about heal...
04:30 2019-06-28

How College Board's Environmental Context Dashboard highlights algorithm transparency vs. explainability issue The Environmental Context Dashboard is a tool to provide socio-economic metrics on student populations for university admissions officers. Here's a l...
01:00 2019-06-10

'AGT': Howie Mandel leaves a literal footprint on golden buzzer for this ambitious student Joseph Allen tried out for "AGT" to see how big a footprint he can leave on the world. His audition ended with Howie Mandel leaving a literal footpri...
04:45 2019-06-05

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic ...
14:31 2019-05-21

Missouri governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed that nearly all employees on Gov. Eric Greitens's staff had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansa...
04:45 2019-07-09

Trump to issue executive order seeking transparency on healthcare costs: Wall Street Journal U.S. President Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order on Monday asking health insurers and doctors to disclose new details about healthcare c...
21:30 2019-06-20

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader ...
12:30 2019-05-24

Corbyn ally suspended after 'antisemitic rant' One of Jeremy Corbyn's close allies has been suspended from the party after he was recorded claiming Labour’s antisemitism crisis was "whipped ...
15:30 2019-05-31

Corbyn calls on next PM to put Brexit deal to second referendum Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the next PM to put their Brexit deal or a no-deal exit to a second referendum, saying Labour would campaign for Remain i...
14:15 2019-07-09

Jeremy Corbyn's message to Donald Trump Jeremy Corbyn tells crowds at an anti-Trump protest in Whitehall that the president should "think on, please, about a world that is one of peace and ...
22:15 2019-06-04

Jeremy Corbyn open to meeting with Trump, despite rejection Jeremy Corbyn fired up a crowd of anti-Trump protesters in London on Tuesday, as he implored the president to “chase down” racism. The La...
17:15 2019-06-04

PMQs: Does May believe Hammond or Johnson on Brexit, Corbyn asks Jeremy Corbyn asks Theresa May who she believes - Philip Hammond, who is totally against a no-deal Brexit, or Boris Johnson, who is happy to accept o...
17:00 2019-07-03

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general el...
05:30 2019-05-27

In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's...
18:15 2019-05-22

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
00:15 2019-06-01

Corbyn to outline Brexit strategy – but unlikely to back remain Labour leader under pressure from shadow cabinet over position on fresh referendumJeremy Corbyn plans to use a speech in the coming days to outline t...
07:45 2019-06-19

MPs tell Jeremy Corbyn: get a grip or lose a general election Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says frontbenchers are ‘totally exasperated’ by the party’s handling of antisemitismSenior MPs from both win...
05:15 2019-06-30

Corbyn criticised as 'pathetic' over response to oil tanker attacks Jeremy Corbyn has been called "pathetic" after saying the government needed to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on t...
12:30 2019-06-15

Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to clarify backing for second vote Facing a Boris Johnson premiership, Labour shadow cabinet to debate its stanceJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to debate Brexit on Monday, as th...
07:30 2019-06-15

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become pri...
22:45 2019-06-29

Corbyn defies call to start referendum campaign 'now' Jeremy Corbyn has defied calls from Labour MPs to start campaigning for a Brexit referendum but agreed any deal passed by parliament should be put to...
18:30 2019-05-30

Jeremy Corbyn on Joyce's Ulysses: ‘Don’t beat yourself up if you don’t understand it' Politicians including Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and the Labour leader have lined up to praise the impenetrable novel. Ahead of Bloomsday, Corbyn disc...
16:00 2019-06-14

Jeremy Corbyn shrugs off referendum calls after byelection win Labour leader says ‘not yet’ to calls for people’s vote, urging Tories to call general electionJeremy Corbyn has indicated he will not bow to party p...
04:45 2019-06-08

Corbyn writes to top civil servant over 'too frail' claims Jeremy Corbyn has written to Britain's most senior civil servant to demand a "speedy and thorough independent investigation" into reported claims the...
13:30 2019-07-02

Donald Trump meets with Nigel Farage - after turning down Corbyn NIGEL Farage arrived at the the US ambassador's residence in London this afternoon for a meeting with President Donald Trump - after he turned down a...
23:30 2019-06-04

Corbyn to join anti Trump protesters after snubbing banquet The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will join thousands of anti-Trump protesters on the streets of central London today, as Scotland Yard's Commissioner ...
04:00 2019-06-04

Jeremy Corbyn to lead massive protest against Trump in London Jeremy Corbyn will lead a protest of thousands raging against President Trump in London on Tuesday after the British labor leader snubbed the preside...
06:30 2019-06-04

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson a...
23:15 2019-06-01

Jeremy Corbyn calls for general election following May resignation – video Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed Theresa May’s resignation and called for an immediate general election. The Labour leader said the vision of the country o...
19:30 2019-05-24

Jeremy Corbyn ramps up plans to expel antisemites from party Labour leader puts forward new proposals at an emergency shadow cabinet meetingJeremy Corbyn has set out new plans to ramp up the expulsion of antise...
21:30 2019-07-22

Corbyn backs referendum on Brexit deal after voter exodus To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader saysJeremy Corbyn has pledged to support a second referendum on any...
01:45 2019-05-28

Corbyn wishes Amazon 'many happy tax returns' on its 25th anniversary Labour leader sends barbed message to the online retailer’s founder, Jeff BezosThe Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has sent a barbed birthday card to J...
14:30 2019-07-05

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencemen...
15:00 2019-05-21

Joshua pledges to ‘beat up’ Ruiz in rematch British heavyweight Anthony Joshua lost his world titles in a stunning upset in New York The post Joshua pledges to ‘beat up’ Ruiz in rematch appeare...
14:15 2019-06-03

Star Manager Woodford Pledges to Cut Borrowing A fund run by star investor Neil Woodford is aiming to slash its debt and pledged to recruit more independent directors to its board while it attempt...
01:45 2019-06-29

Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," spec...
06:45 2019-05-24

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the livin...
05:15 2019-05-31

Facebook Pledges to Move Dumb and Eat Shit Slipping-on-a-banana-peel-into-a-pile-of-rakes firm Facebook, a name which is now synonymous with massive, irreparable fuckups, has recommitted itsel...
00:00 2019-07-10

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and com...
23:15 2019-07-03

Theresa May pledges to make UK aid spending more eco-friendly Prime minister will tell G20 leaders they are last generation that can limit global warmingTheresa May is to pledge that Britain’s aid budget will in...
05:15 2019-06-29

Donald Trump: I turned down Jeremy Corbyn's request to meet – video Donald Trump has revealed he turned down a request from Jeremy Corbyn to meet, as the Labour leader joined a protest against his state visit and decl...
19:45 2019-06-04

Mike Pompeo tells Jewish leaders he would 'push back' against Corbyn US secretary of state made comments in recording leaked to Washington PostLabour has accused Donald Trump’s top official, Mike Pompeo, of trying to s...
01:45 2019-06-10

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are r...
23:45 2019-07-18

The Londoner: Tony Blair blasts Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism Former PM says Labour leader is anti-Semitic but "doesn't think he is"/ James Cleverly and Matt Hancock show pulling power/ Grayson Perry on Glastonb...
21:45 2019-06-05

Giannis pledges to extend reign at Milwaukee fete Giannis Antetokounmpo took the stage, grabbed a microphone with the Bucks' moniker on it and asked the crowd for three favors: show up for every game...
03:45 2019-07-15

Hamilton pledges no repeat of Rosberg F1 feud with Bottas Given how dominant Mercedes has been in Formula One this season, it seems the only thing that could stop the Silver Arrows at this weekend's Spa...
15:00 2019-05-21

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the h...
19:45 2019-07-18

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not r...
11:15 2019-06-01

Simeone pledges future to Atletico despite player exodus "Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has pledged his future to the Liga club despite an expected exodus of senior players from the Estadio Metropolit...
14:45 2019-05-22

Center-left looks set to win Denmark election on welfare pledges Danes were voting on Wednesday in a parliamentary election that could deliver the Nordic region's third leftist government in a year as people rebel ...
10:45 2019-06-05

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4) ...
01:15 2019-06-05

| Aid pledges to cyclone-ravaged Mozambique inadequate - UN chief UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said funds pledged to help Mozambique recover the devastation of two successive cyclones "is far below what is ...
16:30 2019-07-13

New president pledges to cure 'sick child' El Salvador El Salvador's new President Nayib Bukele took office on Saturday pledging to cure the Central American country that he described as a "sick child" fo...
23:15 2019-06-01

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and...
19:15 2019-07-14

Green pledges £25m more to save Arcadia empire ‎ Sir Philip Green has handed another £25m to Arcadia's pension scheme in an eleventh-hour deal that improves his chances of averting the collapse...
00:45 2019-06-05

UK's Hammond pledges to fight a no-deal Brexit from outside government British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Monday he would not stay in his job when the country's next prime minister takes over next week, and ...
18:15 2019-07-15

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded ...
23:15 2019-06-29

Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliamen...
22:15 2019-05-29

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is n...
23:30 2019-05-28

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half of $35B fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos said on Tuesday that she would pledge half of her enormous fortune to charity, something her ex-husband, Jeff, has been criticized fo...
00:15 2019-05-29

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges to Donate Half of Her Wealth MacKenzie Bezos, one of the richest women in the world, has committed to donate at least half of her wealth to charity following her divorce from Ama...
17:15 2019-05-28

MacKenzie Bezos pledges at least half her wealth to charity Jeff Bezos’ former wife, known as world’s 22nd richest person with $36.6bn fortune, signs up to the Giving PledgeMacKenzie Bezos, who recently became...
14:30 2019-05-29

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than...
18:30 2019-05-28

Boeing pledges $100M for families of 737 Max crash victims Aviation giant Boeing said Wednesday it's setting aside $100 million for families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max 8 that kille...
09:45 2019-07-04

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more...
02:01 2019-05-29

Malawi president, at inauguration, pledges to root out corruption Malawi's President Peter Mutharika began his second five-year term with a tough stance against corruption and pledged to revive the economy, followin...
17:45 2019-05-31

Hunt pledges £6bn war chest to handle no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt will tell MPs he is planning to ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit which will include a £6bn war chest for farmers and fisher...
07:15 2019-07-01

Pompeo says White House will 'push back' against Jeremy Corbyn's anti-Semitism Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised Jewish leaders that the White House won’t wait for UK’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to become prime min...
19:45 2019-06-11

How much carbon does our lumber sequester? Enlarge (credit: US BLM) Carbon sequestration is generally thought of as locking carbon out of the atmosphere semi-permanently by incorporating it ...
18:45 2019-07-07

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- ev...
18:15 2019-06-16

Pathways to a low-carbon China Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if not 1.5 C — will...
05:15 2019-07-09

An escape route for carbon As many of us may recall from grade school science class, the Earth’s carbon cycle goes something like this: As plants take up carbon dioxide and con...
22:45 2019-06-12

Steve Bruce pledges to ‘prove the doubters wrong’ at Newcastle • New Newcastle head coach hopes to win over sceptics• ‘There are big shoes to fill. But I’ll give it everything’Steve Bruce has vowed to win over th...
20:00 2019-07-18

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion indus...
14:45 2019-05-21

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effor...
21:30 2019-06-12

Mike Pence pledges to rebuild after Oklahoma flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to rebuild parts of Oklahoma damaged by flooding. Pence, his wife and federal agency heads ...
04:30 2019-06-05

Joe Biden, Echoing Obama, Pledges to Shore Up the Affordable Care Act Mr. Biden, detailing his health care plan in Iowa, paraphrased a notorious promise made by Mr. Obama: “If you like your private insurance, you can ke...
03:15 2019-07-16

'It was a political lynch mob': Steve King pledges to fight GOP over his exile Rep. Steve King, hellbent on making a congressional comeback, is vowing to fight the GOP and force his way back on to the committees from which he wa...
20:30 2019-06-05

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow ...
02:45 2019-06-10

Venezuela opposition pledges equal treatment for creditors in possible restructuring Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should th...
00:15 2019-07-04

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges BRUSSELS (AP) — Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reas...
15:45 2019-06-13

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that t...
02:15 2019-06-19

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of f...
23:30 2019-06-16

UK PM hopeful Gove pledges to talk to Germany, Ireland to win better Brexit Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Britain's Theresa May, said on Monday if he became prime minister he would try to win changes to a Brexit deal b...
15:15 2019-06-17

Pence pledges return to moon at Apollo 11 anniversary event Emotion filled astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday as he stood on the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center — the exact same spot where his histori...
01:00 2019-07-21

Tom Brady pledges to break diet and eat this if ‘Jeopardy!’ phenom lost New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady put his intense diet on the line Monday, betting that if “Jeopardy!” phenom James Holzhauer lost he would ...
15:45 2019-05-21

Taiwan pledges help for Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary More than 30 protesters arrive in Taiwan to seek shelter from prosecutionTaiwan’s government has said it will provide assistance to Hong Kong protest...
16:15 2019-07-19

Boeing Pledges $100 Million to Families, Communities Hurt by 737 MAX Crashes Boeing pledged $100 million in financial support to families and communities affected by two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX plane, part of the company’...
19:30 2019-07-03

Michael Bloomberg pledges $500M to shutter U.S. coal plants Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg Pledged Thursday to donate $500 million to a new campaign that aims to shutter U.S. coal plants by 20...
08:30 2019-06-07

The Latest: Hong Kong leader pledges to listen to the people HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s leader...
03:45 2019-07-01

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
19:30 2019-06-27

| UK's Boris Johnson pledges post-Brexit migration controls British leadership hopeful Boris Johnson pledged to introduce a new points-based system to control migration after Brexit, addressing a key issue fro...
03:45 2019-06-28

Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos pledges to donate half her fortune Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos has signed on to Warren Buffet's Giving Pledge, agreeing to donate at least half of her fortune to charity.  &...
04:15 2019-05-29

Acting medical system chief pledges changes to senior staff BALTIMORE (AP) — The acting chief executive of the University of Maryland Medical System is pledging “significant changes” to senior staf...
03:15 2019-05-24

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a sn...
12:45 2019-07-08

UPDATE 2-Erdogan pledges return to low interest rates in Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he remains opposed to the country's tight monetary policy and pledged a "definitive solution" to so...
18:15 2019-06-20

Apple pledges to notify users of potential iPhone slowdowns Apple became more upfront with iPhone users after it was compelled to admit that it deliberately slowed down iPhones in older devices to balance out ...
18:30 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than...
17:45 2019-05-28

Hunt pledges £60bn war chest to handle no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt will tell MPs he is planning to ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit which will include a £6bn war chest for farmers and fisher...
04:15 2019-07-01

Trump rips into British left-wing critics Khan, Corbyn in press conference President Trump on Tuesday, in a press conference with outgoing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, ripped into his British left-wing critics, saying th...
15:45 2019-06-04

Nigel Farage, Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders have their say as European election results roll in Political leaders have reacted to the European election results after it emerged the Brexit Party and the Liberal Democrats were the biggest winners ...
05:30 2019-05-28

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay...
23:45 2019-06-28

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end o...
00:30 2019-06-01

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While ...
00:30 2019-05-22

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions ...
18:45 2019-05-26

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
12:45 2019-07-17

Amazon boss' ex-wife pledges half her $36bn fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to give away to charity half of the reported $36bn (£28.4bn) she received following her di...
00:30 2019-05-29

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investme...
02:45 2019-06-20

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass grav...
03:45 2019-05-31

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewa...
20:45 2019-07-15

Australian state pledges $420 million to fix fire-prone building cladding Australia's second most populous state Victoria pledged on Tuesday to spend A$600 million ($422 million) replacing flammable building cladding in the...
10:30 2019-07-16

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for...
03:45 2019-05-29

Danish center-left opposition wins election on welfare pledges Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebell...
03:45 2019-06-06

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledges to decriminalize immigration violations, expand immigrant cap Sen. Elizabeth Warren outlined plans to decriminalize immigration violations and reform the process of detaining and deporting undocumented immigrant...
02:45 2019-07-12

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 UK to put down legislation but Greenpeace warns of impact on developing nationsTheresa May has sought to cement some legacy in the weeks before she s...
00:45 2019-06-12

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help...
16:30 2019-05-27

Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions Planned tax will make public more aware of climate harm caused by flying, ministers hopeAir passengers may have to pay an extra “carbon charge” on fl...
09:30 2019-07-22

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in cri...
03:45 2019-07-10

Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed a...
13:15 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions ...
20:15 2019-05-26

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly bu...
03:15 2019-07-06

Pantry ingredients can help grow carbon nanotubes Baking soda, table salt, and detergent are surprisingly effective ingredients for cooking up carbon nanotubes, researchers at MIT have found. In a...
09:00 2019-05-29

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overal...
17:30 2019-05-30

Von der Leyen pledges social, climate reforms ahead of knife-edge EU vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission proffered a raft of economic, environmental and social reforms on Monday, ...
18:15 2019-07-15

Matildas player Aivi Luik pledges to donate 1% of earnings to charity – video The World Cup-bound midfielder says joining the Common Goal global movement was 'a no-brainer' after being introduced to the idea by her teammate Ale...
07:00 2019-05-30

No-deal Brexit tangled: UK House of Commons Speaker Bercow pledges to stay on John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, plans to stay on despite previous expectations he was about to leave, risking the fury of har...
10:15 2019-05-29

Warren pledges to reverse Justice policy that prevents indicting sitting presidents The Democratic presidential candidate said she would also push Congress to make changes to the law that make clear a president can be charged with ob...
21:30 2019-05-31

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third su...
22:30 2019-05-22

'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to ...
22:15 2019-05-28

Alberta’s carbon tax cut helping to fuel love for big trucks A recent report from the International Energy Agency found Canadians are driving the least fuel-efficient vehicles in the world and are emitting the ...
02:15 2019-05-31

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have...
03:15 2019-06-29

Thawing permafrost releasing more carbon than previously thought The problem of thawing permafrost is worse than climate scientists thought. New research suggests previous studies have underestimated the rate at wh...
21:45 2019-07-03

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but t...
18:30 2019-06-19

Picking up Branson’s rocketing carbon bill | Letters Virgin Galactic | Headlines | Women’s tennis | Saw joke | Bull run | IzalI was surprised to find no mention in your report (Floating into space: Bran...
01:45 2019-07-11

Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay the...
14:31 2019-05-21

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have ...
17:15 2019-06-14

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bil...
20:45 2019-06-29

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberat...
16:00 2019-06-19

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and ...
20:00 2019-06-16

Alberta provincial carbon tax dead, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the cha...
02:15 2019-05-31

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens on...
21:45 2019-07-08

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a...
07:45 2019-06-21

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas em...
00:45 2019-06-28

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and ...
14:45 2019-07-18

Build more nuclear reactors to reach net zero carbon target – CBI Business group says nuclear programme will be key for low carbon economy in UKThe UK should keep building large-scale nuclear plants and “mini-nuke” ...
01:15 2019-06-28

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm...
21:15 2019-07-17

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax...
00:30 2019-05-22

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simpl...
14:31 2019-05-21

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church More than 20 people were hospitalized after they were sickened at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a malfunc...
00:45 2019-07-17

Ontario Court of Appeal rules carbon tax is constitutional Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative gover...
20:30 2019-06-28

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major...
23:30 2019-06-12

Daily on Energy: Center-right group says time isn’t right for a carbon tax SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexami...
19:15 2019-05-22

Atmospheric carbon levels are leaping. We can't afford many more years like this Each year of high emissions adds to the stock of carbon in the air, bringing us closer to catastropheOne of the many ironies of the climate crisis is...
18:30 2019-06-11

Amazon CTO Vogels battles through protesters in AWS keynote as company pledges $700 million to upskill workers Amazon CTO Werner Vogels noted protesters during a keynote and said: "I'm more than willing to have a conversation, but maybe they should let me fini...
21:45 2019-07-11

Ex-wife of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos pledges half of her £27.5 billion fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to donate at least half her fortune to charity, just months after finalising her divorce from t...
21:30 2019-05-28

Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledges $100G to families of bikers killed in NH crash New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledged Saturday to donate $100,000 to the families of seven motorcyclists killed in a New Hampshire crash la...
03:00 2019-07-14

UPDATE 2-'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to ...
17:45 2019-05-28

46 people hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Canadian hotel A hotel in the Canadian city of Winnipeg was evacuated and 46 people were hospitalized Tuesday due to high levels of carbon monoxide exposure.  ...
01:30 2019-07-10

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federa...
04:45 2019-06-21

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business trave...
00:30 2019-06-28

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursda...
14:30 2019-06-20

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of ...
23:30 2019-06-04

3 dead in San Antonio home; high levels of carbon monoxide SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police say a man and his two children have been found dead in a house where the electricity had been off since Friday ...
23:30 2019-06-04

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative gover...
02:45 2019-06-29

Sen. Joe Manchin: Bloomberg's carbon initiative would 'punish' West Virginians Sen. Joe Manchin, D., W.V., has argued that philanthropist Mike Bloomberg's new carbon initiative would "punish" his constituents and fail to combat ...
20:45 2019-06-12

Daily on Energy: The overlooked promise of capturing carbon from gas plants Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
20:45 2019-07-16

Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral by 2039 The carmaker's new climate plan is bold—for a company. But it falls short of recommended emissions cuts and shows the limits of corporate self-polici...
22:45 2019-05-21

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between ...
01:45 2019-05-23

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet...
20:15 2019-07-19

Oil pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed to federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipeli...
06:45 2019-07-11

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unloc...
22:00 2019-06-13

Dozens hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Winnipeg motel Forty-six people have been hospitalized and 15 are in critical condition after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a motel in Winnipeg, Manitoba,...
10:15 2019-07-10

Tech's favorite bag brand will sell you a $600 carbon fiber tripod Peak Design is known for its trendy (and pricey) camera bags and straps -- it's the kit du jour for photographers and vloggers. And now it'...
18:30 2019-05-21

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU leaders hoping for the bloc to lead the fight against global warming by agreeing on Thursday to go carbon neutral by 2050 engaged in last-ditch di...
21:15 2019-06-20

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's le...
21:45 2019-06-17

EU energy chief says Europe must commit to carbon neutrality by 2050 Reluctant European Union nations must be convinced to back the goal of zeroing out carbon emissions by 2050, the bloc's energy chief told the Europea...
14:30 2019-07-04

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors melt...
07:30 2019-06-07

Rock star Bret Michaels pledges $10,000 donation in honor of Vandy pitcher's daughter Vanderbilt pitcher Tyler Brown won a national title and learned his 1-year-old daughter will not need another surgery anytime soon while in Omaha. &...
01:45 2019-06-28

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protecti...
20:45 2019-06-04

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and sep...
15:30 2019-05-21

Tata Chemicals plans first UK industrial carbon capture demo plant Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) plans to build Britain's first industrial-scale carbon capture and utilization (CCU) demonstration plant to trap emission...
19:45 2019-06-27

Daily on Energy: France’s Total skips Shell, BP carbon tax rally SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexami...
00:30 2019-05-22

Nuclear power doesn't stack up without a carbon price, industry group says Nuclear could provide cheap energy but would only be competitive with gas and coal if carbon pollution is priced, nuclear association saysAustralia w...
21:30 2019-06-03

The World's Second-Largest Rainforest Is Losing the Carbon It’s Held for a Thousand Years The Congo Basin is the second-largest rainforest on Earth, and like most tropical forests, it’s getting chewed up by humans. That’s a problem for the...
01:30 2019-07-04

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a...
23:15 2019-05-22

‘Anything That Moves the Ball Forward.’ Some Green New Deal Supporters Back Carbon Tax, Too How should we fight climate change? The most progressive Democrats say the answer is something like the Green New Deal, a massive government program ...
23:30 2019-07-12

Indoor carbon dioxide levels could be a health hazard, scientists warn CO2 in bedrooms and offices may affect cognition and cause kidney and bone problemsIndoor levels of carbon dioxide could be clouding our thinking and...
19:15 2019-07-08

It's high time to create a World Carbon Bank | Kenneth Rogoff We could use a global carbon tax to give developing countries incentives to phase out coalAlthough much derided by climate-change deniers, not least ...
17:15 2019-07-08

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms...
01:30 2019-07-02

Russia's hypersonic weapon is reportedly running short on carbon fiber Russia's plans to build a hypersonic weapon system that can travel at more than 20 times the speed of sound, and also evade US missile defenses,...
14:45 2019-07-02

Carbon dioxide levels hit record peak in May, highest in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists ann...
16:15 2019-06-04

Germany seeking EU summit decision on going carbon neutral by 2050: official Germany is aiming to get European Union leaders to agree to make the bloc carbon neutral by 2050 at this week's summit, a government official said on...
18:30 2019-06-19

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% ...
22:30 2019-06-04

EU summit draft conclusions back call for carbon neutrality by 2050 European Union leaders may agree to back going carbon neutral by 2050 on Thursday, according to language in the latest draft conclusions for their su...
19:30 2019-06-19

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goa...
21:15 2019-06-20

Energy industry's carbon emissions rise at fastest rate in nearly a decade BP report reveals that swings in global temperatures are increasing the use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry rose at t...
18:30 2019-06-11

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date ha...
23:45 2019-06-20

Andy Burnham reveals 2038 carbon target for Greater Manchester Plans for airport expansion and new roads lead to mayor being accused of ‘empty rhetoric’The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged ...
19:45 2019-06-13

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it. The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all...
04:45 2019-06-13

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have bloc...
02:45 2019-06-21

Global carbon emissions rose at the fastest rate in seven years: report Global carbon emissions skyrocketed last year at the fastest rate in seven years — prompted by a weather-related spike in energy demand, accord...
23:45 2019-06-11

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all...
21:30 2019-06-12

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal car...
00:45 2019-06-20

Tom Watson: My job is to hold the Labour Party together Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson tells Sophy and Matt about his 'craziest moment' at Glastonbury and how he's learned to love the Labour supporters ...
14:45 2019-06-12

Labour has 'failed' to address antisemitism, says top MP Labour has "failed" to address the issue of antisemitism and there should be more "tolerance" of differing views at the top of the party, a leading M...
05:30 2019-07-08

Labour antisemitism row: 30 whisteblowers come forward Labour's Jewish affiliate has said that 30 whistleblowers have come forward to detail their experiences of the party's handling of antisemitism alleg...
17:30 2019-07-11

Daily on Energy: Chemical group CEO dishes on the Green New Deal, carbon pricing, and more Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
02:30 2019-06-18

Carbon pollution import tax proposed by Biden and Inslee would be unworkable, economists warn Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Jay Inslee both took a shot at China and other heavy-polluting countries this week by releasing climate change ...
08:15 2019-06-07

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday...
23:30 2019-06-19

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters...
17:30 2019-06-14

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Scheer surmises the new standards could increase the cost of gas by at least four cents a litre over an...
10:30 2019-07-09

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extrem...
02:45 2019-05-25

Carbon Dioxide Concentration in the Earth’s Atmosphere Has Hit Levels Unseen for 3 Million Years The concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has reached levels not seen for 3 million years, scientists at Mauna Loa Observat...
15:15 2019-05-21

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was ma...
08:30 2019-07-11

Jeremy Corbyn 'must show his shame on anti-Semitism' Jeremy Corbyn was urged to show "anger and shame" for the anti-Semitism scandal engulfing Labour by one of the party's most respected grandees today....
14:45 2019-07-17

Labour to end energy consumer 'rip-off' and renationalise network Jeremy Corbyn and Rebecca Long-Bailey will say heat and electricity are a human rightLabour will announce plans on Thursday to seize back control of ...
20:15 2019-05-21

Labour 'poised to support second Brexit referendum' Jeremy Corbyn is set to shift Labour's policy to support a second referendum, under pressure from pro-European colleagues, Sky sources have said....
14:30 2019-06-19

Labour u-turn over decision to readmit antisemitism row MP Labour has been forced into an embarrassing U-turn over a decision to reinstate left-wing MP Chris Williamson, who had been suspended in an antisemit...
23:30 2019-06-28

Watson: Labour's antisemitism response 'deplorable' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has hit out at the party's dismissal of claims of interference in cases of antisemitism, saying the response to the...
14:15 2019-07-11

Labour antisemitism whistleblower: 'In 30 years I’ll be very proud of myself' Louise Withers Green fears attracting abuse, but has hopes for the party’s redemptionIt was in February, while on holiday with her former Labour coll...
14:30 2019-07-11

Labour 'must move now' on switching Brexit position John McDonnell has told Sky News that Labour needs to "move now" on shifting its Brexit stance, as union boss Len McCluskey insisted there was "no pa...
22:45 2019-06-30

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Brit...
20:15 2019-05-21

Labour suspends NEC member over antisemitism claims Pete Willsman was recorded claiming an Israeli agent had infiltrated the partyLabour has suspended a controversial member of its ruling national exec...
16:30 2019-05-31

Labour lifts suspension of MP embroiled in antisemitism row Labour has lifted the suspension of MP Chris Williamson, who claimed the party had been "too apologetic" about its handling of antisemitism allegatio...
19:45 2019-06-27

The Londoner: Labour's mixed feelings over win Labour MPs express fears that Peterborough result excuses anti-Semitism/ Ruth Wilson on "ferocious" Glenda Jackson/ Liam Gallagher throws some shade/...
14:30 2019-06-07

Tom Watson on Brexit: ‘Me leave Labour? It’s leaving me’ Deputy leader calls for party to back a second referendum and remaining in the EU Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he believes his party ...
22:30 2019-06-17

Whistleblowers to take legal action against Labour Party Two former Labour officials who criticised the party's handling of cases of alleged antisemitism are planning to take legal action against the party....
08:00 2019-07-14

'Labour must find backbone and back second referendum' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party must fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning...
08:45 2019-05-26

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the mas...
10:30 2019-05-22

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the mos...
10:00 2019-06-22

Carbon pricing "essential" to stem global warming, pope tells energy leaders Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing, used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of burning fossil fuels, was "es...
16:30 2019-06-14

Daily on Energy: GOP-aligned groups make the fiscal case for a carbon tax on Capitol Hill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:30 2019-07-22

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income ...
03:45 2019-07-19

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn: Hunt and Johnson are perusing post no-Deal Brexit trade deal with Trump UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Conservative leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson of using the possibility of a no-deal Bre...
09:45 2019-07-15

Ex-Labour official to defend breaking gagging order Labour's ex-head of disputes will argue whistleblowing laws allow him to give testimony to journalists on the party's handling of antisemitism allega...
21:45 2019-07-08

Labour victory in Peterborough rattles Tory nerves Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-e...
14:30 2019-06-07

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previo...
00:00 2019-06-06

Labour antisemitism row: Formby hits back at Watson The general secretary of the Labour Party has accused the party's deputy leader Tom Watson, of "traducing her" while she is undergoing cancer tr...
11:30 2019-07-12

Inside the neo-Nazi plot to kill a Labour MP – podcast A plot to kill a Labour MP and a police officer was only disrupted after an informant within the neo-Nazi group National Action blew the whistle. Rob...
04:15 2019-05-23

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces ...
20:45 2019-06-05

Labour pivots to support second EU referendum after election slump Labour has performed a dramatic pivot to support an EU referendum "now" because it is "highly unlikely" the party can force another general election....
01:45 2019-05-28

UK Brexit party scores big as Conservatives, Labour falter Veteran politician Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the...
13:01 2019-05-27

Labour will call for no-confidence motion in next Tory PM, McDonnell says Shadow chancellor says any incoming prime minister should go to the country and seek a mandateLabour will try to force a vote of no confidence in the...
19:30 2019-05-25

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime min...
21:45 2019-07-08

Watson 'undermining' Labour on antisemitism to 'attack leadership' Labour's deputy leader has "undermined" efforts to handle antisemitism complaints in order to "attack the leadership", according to a member of the p...
21:45 2019-07-08

Jewish leaders accuse Labour of 'letting off' antisemites Party says it is taking ‘decisive action’ after leaked draft of disciplinary process sparks further angerLabour has been accused by the Board of Depu...
22:15 2019-07-19

UK PM candidate Johnson says he can deliver Brexit and defeat Labour Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Wednesday he could get Brexit done and win an election as he vo...
13:45 2019-06-12

UK opposition Labour Party will not back PM May's Brexit deal Britain's main opposition Labour Party said it will not support Prime Minister Theresa's May latest attempt to secure Brexit after she offered sweete...
19:30 2019-05-21

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been lau...
19:00 2019-05-28

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, th...
10:15 2019-05-29

Labour antisemitism: 30 whistleblowers to give evidence to EHRC Jewish Labour Movement to submit detailed statements to equalities watchdogMore than 30 whistleblowers including current Labour members of staff will...
17:00 2019-07-11

Hancock attacks 'antisemitic' Labour at Tory hustings Health Secretary Matt Hancock has attacked Labour at a hustings event, where he apparently warned of the danger of an "antisemitic party" taking powe...
02:45 2019-06-06

UK Labour lawmakers unlikely to back May's Brexit deal: McDonnell Lawmakers from Britain's opposition Labour Party are unlikely to be persuaded to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal when she puts it to a ...
15:01 2019-05-21

Labour launches website to educate members about antisemitism Labour has launched a website featuring "education materials" on how members can confront racism, with antisemitism the first kind of discrimination ...
18:45 2019-07-21

Alastair Campbell expelled from Labour over EU election vote Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the party after admitting to voting Liberal Democrat in the European elections las...
19:00 2019-05-28

UK's Labour Party spars with BBC over charges of anti-Semitism British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's office interfered in independent party discipline processes aimed at rooting out anti-Semitism, the BBC sai...
05:45 2019-07-11

Civil service to probe claims staff said Jeremy Corbyn would not be 'physically or mentally' up to being prime minister The civil service is set to launch a probe into claims senior officials said Jeremy Corbyn would not be "physically or mentally" up to the job of pri...
21:00 2019-07-03

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Donald Trump of spreading 'hate' as he makes speech at London demonstration Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Donald Trump of spreading "hatred" and "racism" while speaking at a major demonstration against the US Presid...
18:45 2019-06-04

Trump Climate Advisor Compared 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' to Hitler's Treatment of Jews in Bizarre Interview The New York Times published a shocking article over the Memorial Day long weekend about the Trump regime’s dangerous policies on climate change. But...
17:15 2019-05-28

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summi...
15:45 2019-06-14

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill. The post Re...
20:45 2019-06-29

Labour must back Remain to survive, warns Tom Watson memo Deputy leader fears ‘catastrophic’ vote loss to Lib Dems and GreensLabour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has warned MPs and peers that an analysis of t...
00:00 2019-06-23

This government is neglecting cycling – Labour would change that | Andy McDonald MPs must stop prioritising cars over people if we are to stand a chance of meeting climate goalsThe UK is among the worst countries in Europe for cyc...
12:30 2019-07-09

Trump's labour secretary quits after Jeffrey Epstein case row US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has quit amid criticism of his handling of a plea deal with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexua...
21:45 2019-07-12

Labour frontbencher denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues ...
16:15 2019-06-09

EU elections: Tories and Labour suffer as Brexit Party triumphs The Conservatives and Labour have fallen victim to a Brexit backlash from voters in the European elections, with the Brexit Party coasting to victory...
09:45 2019-05-27

On World Day Against Child Labour, Leaders Share Thoughts On Twitter This year's World Day Against Child Labour theme is "children shouldn't work in fields, but on dreams." According to International Labour Organisatio...
08:30 2019-06-12

Tories and Labour may move to Brexit extremes to stop the bleeding It is customary on nights like last night, where both Labour and the Tories have performed badly, for political journalists to trot out the trusty, i...
09:45 2019-05-27

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for ...
05:30 2019-05-26

Automatically kick out antisemitic members, Starmer urges Labour Labour should change its rules to automatically throw out members involved in "clear" cases of antisemitism, a member of Jeremy Corbyn's top team has...
12:15 2019-07-10

UK's Labour aim to seize parliamentary time to try to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it would try to take control of the parliamentary agenda on June 25 to give lawmakers the chance to...
18:30 2019-06-11

UK Labour Party plan consultation on price of nationalising industries Britain's opposition Labour Party will consult on the best way for parliament to determine the price of nationalising water and energy infrastructure...
15:45 2019-05-21

Jewish groups say Labour should disown Peterborough byelection candidate Lisa Forbes apologises over online posts and promises to take antisemitism trainingJewish organisations have called on Labour to distance itself from...
18:15 2019-06-02

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded...
19:30 2019-05-29

UK Labour Party lords condemn ‘toxic’ anti-Semtisim More than 60 Labour Party members of Britain’s House of Lords have taken out a newspaper advertisement accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of overseeing a ...
13:15 2019-07-17

Britain's Labour is engaging in consultation on Brexit stance: spokesman Britain's Labour Party is engaging in a consultation on its Brexit stance, a spokesman for leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday after reports the m...
15:00 2019-06-19

Labour body to back Panorama anti-Semitism whistleblowers Whistleblowers who spoke to the BBC Panorama programme about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party will be given support by the body representing hundred...
15:15 2019-07-16

Labour’s plans for cheap green energy are no more than electric dreams Proposals for renationalising gas and electricity are based on hopes of buying companies on the cheapLabour’s plans to renationalise water, energy an...
20:15 2019-05-21

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as labour row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked u...
09:45 2019-07-05

UK Labour kicks out Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's chief press secretary has been kicked out of the party for voting Liberal Democrat in the EU elections. Alastai...
19:00 2019-05-28

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a "negative force" U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him ...
17:45 2019-06-04

UK Labour expels ex-Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell One of the best-known figures in Britain’s Labour Party for the last 20 years, Alastair Campbell, says he has been expelled for backing another party...
16:15 2019-05-28

Labour split over 'futile' gagging orders amid new antisemitism row Labour's shadow cabinet is split over the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in relation to former staff, as the party braced itself for another...
20:30 2019-07-07

UK's Labour must back new vote between 'leave' and 'remain' on Brexit: Starmer Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote between a credible "leave option and remain", its Brexit policy chief said on Monday, ...
13:15 2019-05-27

UK's Labour discusses timing of no confidence vote with Conservative lawmakers Britain's Labour Party will call a no confidence vote in the government when it believes members of the ruling Conservatives will support it, a ...
11:30 2019-07-07

Baroness Hayter: Shadow Brexit minister sacked for comparing Jeremy Corbyn 'bunker mentality' to Nazi regime Labour's deputy leader in the Lords has been sacked from her post as a shadow Brexit minister for comparing Jeremy Corbyn's leadership to the Nazi re...
09:00 2019-07-18

Deutsche Bank CEO pledges tough investment bank cuts as shares hit low Deutsche Bank's chief executive promised shareholders "tough cutbacks" at its underperforming investment bank on Thursday as he battled to convince t...
17:30 2019-05-23

We must have a green industrial revolution. And Labour will lead it | Rebecca Long-Bailey We must draw on our history to find a way through the environmental crisis that faces usWhere I grew up, visits to Manchester’s Science and Industry ...
20:15 2019-05-21

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurtin...
03:45 2019-05-22

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit po...
02:30 2019-05-24

Tory rebels line up with Labour to say: We'll unite to block no deal Senior Tories today hit out at leadership contenders threatening to suspend Parliament to ram through a no-deal Brexit as MPs prepared for a crunch v...
14:15 2019-06-12

My colleagues needed a scalp... and there I was, says sacked Labour peer Baroness Hayter A senior Labour peer sacked by Jeremy Corbyn today blasted him for "wanting a scalp" after he was criticised by peers over his handling of the party'...
12:45 2019-07-18

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in ...
17:15 2019-07-15

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the...
03:00 2019-06-13

How Anti-Semitism in Britain’s Labour party made me feel Jewish again Two weeks ago I went to my local synagogue for the first time in 33 years. This was surprising, chiefly because I haven’t set foot in a shul in all t...
01:30 2019-07-07

Labour MP reported to chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protest A Labour MP has been reported to the party's chief whip for telling campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching at a primary school "you're right"....
13:30 2019-06-09

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminat...
15:15 2019-05-28

Labour MP Stella Creasy bombarded with teddies and notes in 10 years of harassment Labour MP Stella Creasy was pursued for 10 years and showered with bizarre gifts including soft toys and a tobacco pipe by a man who wanted her to be...
13:45 2019-06-19

UK opposition Labour fights off Brexit Party to retain parliament seat Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel F...
05:30 2019-06-07

Labour MP Jess Phillips: "I'm Just Trying To Constantly Remind People, 'Don't Forget Women'" In the August 2019 issue of Vogue, features director Giles Hattersley meets Jess Phillips, Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley – and Britain's brightest...
11:30 2019-07-04

Alastair Campbell's expulsion from Labour will be reviewed, Shami Chakrabarti says Labour will review its decision to expel Alastair Campbell from the party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections, the sha...
15:45 2019-05-30

Britain's Labour Party Leader Warms to Referendum on Brexit Deal Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said Wednesday that any Brexit deal should be put to a referendum, the strongest signal yet ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – o...
12:30 2019-06-18

Labour leader to meet Britain's top civil servant over newspaper report Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet Britain's top civil servant on Wednesday to demand an independent investigation into a report ...
19:30 2019-07-03

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will...
20:30 2019-05-31

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who helped set up historic summits wit...
06:15 2019-06-03

Britain's Labour tells PM May: Don't bother putting your Brexit deal to a vote British Prime Minister Theresa May should not put her Brexit deal to a fourth vote in parliament after her new offering to lawmakers met with renewed...
12:30 2019-05-22

'Purged' North Korea Official, Thought To Be In Labour Camp, Re-Appears A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts p...
12:45 2019-06-03

Tom Watson: Labour must find some backbone and back second Brexit referendum... fast Labour's deputy leader has said the party must "find some backbone" and fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance o...
19:30 2019-05-26

Opposition Labour narrowly denies Brexit Party its first seat in UK parliament Britain's opposition Labour Party narrowly held on to a parliamentary seat in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's i...
09:15 2019-06-07

The future of work ‘with social justice for all’ tops agenda of centenary UN Labour conference The Centenary International Labour Conference got underway on Monday at the UN in Geneva, with ILO chief Guy Ryder, calling on hundreds of delegates ...
00:45 2019-06-11

British Labour Party readmits lawmaker suspended over anti-Semitism comments Britain's Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for sugg...
19:30 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Japan may take S.Korea wartime labour dispute to International Court of Justice-NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced labourers to the International Court of Justice as th...
04:30 2019-07-18

UK Labour politicians slam party for re-admitting lawmaker in anti-Semitism dispute Senior politicians in Britain's Labour opposition expressed fury with their party on Thursday for readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended over comme...
19:30 2019-06-27

Claresholm welcomes foreign workers in new pilot project to address labour shortages A new pilot project from the federal government will see Claresholm welcome more foreign workers next year, helping address long-term labour shortage...
05:00 2019-06-22

No deal would be disastrous. Labour must lead a national campaign to stop it | Owen Jones After alienating supporters with its Brexit stance, it can regain the initiative by blocking Boris Johnson’s dangerous fantasyOff a cliff they march:...
16:15 2019-07-19

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, ...
18:45 2019-05-22

Labour members pile on pressure to kick out MP Chris Williamson in anti-Semitism row Grassroots Labour activists and MPs are piling pressure on Labour's most senior figures to push for suspended MP Chris Williamson to be expelled from...
19:30 2019-07-05

Alastair Campbell booted out of Labour Party after voting for Lib Dems in European elections Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after voting for the Liberal Democrats at the European elec...
15:45 2019-05-28

Mary Honeyball quits Labour party in protest over Europe and anti-Semitism Jeremy Corbyn suffered a new blow today as one of London's longest serving MEPs quit the Labour Party in protest at the party's shift to the left und...
11:30 2019-05-24

Labour peer Lord Brookman claimed £50,000 in expenses despite not speaking in Lords for year A Labour peer claimed nearly £50,000 in allowances over the space of a year despite not making any written or spoken statements in the House of Lords...
19:15 2019-05-31

WRAPUP 1-Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime fo...
05:45 2019-07-19

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent wo...
20:01 2019-05-21

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initia...
19:45 2019-06-27

Tory leadership race: Johnson and Hunt condemn Trump's 'go home' tweets and suggest Corbyn is anti-Semitic Both Tory leadership rivals have condemned Donald Trump after he told four congresswomen of colour to go back to their "broken and crime infested cou...
23:30 2019-07-15

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism....
18:00 2019-07-17

Brexit news latest: Labour-affiliated unions agree party should back second vote Labour-affiliated union chiefs have agreed the party should support a second referendum on any Brexit deal as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn to cha...
03:15 2019-07-09

Expel Labour Party members automatically for clear anti-Semitism, says Sir Keir Starmer Labour members guilty of "clear cases" of anti-Semitic behaviour should automatically be thrown out of the party, a shadow cabinet minister urged tod...
19:30 2019-07-10

UK Labour leader slams Trump's attacks on 'squad', one day after being criticized for party's lingering anti-Semitism Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and his fellow British lawmakers slammed President Trump over his “racism” after he attacked four freshmen congress...
03:15 2019-07-19

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Tories and Labour plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be...
04:30 2019-05-31

Labour civil war deepens with Diane Abbott retweeting call for Tom Watson to go amid anti-Semitism row Labour's civil war intensified today as Diane Abbott retweeted a call for deputy leader Tom Watson to consider quitting in the ongoing row over anti-...
20:15 2019-07-12

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour c...
03:15 2019-06-11

Labour ex-premiers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown issue stark warnings about no deal Brexit Former prime ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown have issued a stark warning to the country's next leader about the potentially "catastrophic" dang...
19:15 2019-07-22

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 millio...
14:37 2019-05-21

Former Labour home secretary also admits to voting Lib Dem and calls for Alastair Campbell's reinstatement to party A former Labour home secretary has admitted he also voted for the Liberal Democrats, and called on the party to reinstate the membership of Alastair ...
22:30 2019-05-28

Earth's carbon dioxide levels are highest they've been in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists ann...
17:45 2019-06-04

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'thorough' probe into civil servants claiming he is 'too frail' to be prime minister Jeremy Corbyn has called for a "speedy and thorough" independant probe after senior civil servants allegedly claimed that he is "too frail" to be pri...
08:45 2019-07-02

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild ...
06:45 2019-06-19

Chris Williamson: Labour at centre of fresh storm after MP is re-admitted into Party after suspension over anti-Semitism comments Labour is at the centre of a fresh storm over its handling of anti-Semitism allegations after Chris Williamson's suspension from the Party was lifted...
19:45 2019-06-27

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; effo...
15:30 2019-05-21

UK's Labour Party suspends senior figure after claims anti-Semitism crisis was manufactured by Israeli Embassy The UK’s Labour Party was hit with another anti-Semitism crisis after a senior party figure was suspended after ranting that the party’s anti-Semitis...
16:15 2019-05-31

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on ...
22:45 2019-06-12

Brexit news latest: Shadow chancellor John McDonnell backs second referendum after disastrous European election for Labour Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell has backed a second Brexit referendum after a disastrous night for the Labour Party in the European electio...
05:30 2019-05-28

#expelmetoo: Furious members who voted against Labour in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the Europea...
13:30 2019-05-29

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos pledges future to Real Madrid "Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos confirmed on Thursday that he wants to \u0027retire\u0027 at Real Madrid, ending speculation that he was set to mov...
09:30 2019-05-31

Tom Watson calls anti-Semitism a 'sickness' in the Labour party Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has described anti-Semitism as a growing "sickness" in the party, amid fresh complaints following an explosive episod...
13:15 2019-07-11

Tony Blair says he wants to vote Labour but anti-Semitism is a 'real problem' for him Former prime minister Tony Blair has said while he wants to vote Labour at the next general election anti-Semitism in the party is a "real problem" f...
06:30 2019-07-23

Labour deputy Tom Watson steps up call for second referendum saying 'our hearts are Remain' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has reiterated his call for the party to fully commit to a second EU referendum, insisting "our future doesn't need...
21:45 2019-06-17

Labour anti-Semitism row intensifies with 'Kick Out Chris Williamson' campaign A Labour pressure group today launched a campaign to kick Chris Williamson out of the party as infighting over its handling of anti-Semitism intensif...
19:45 2019-06-27

Women's World Cup and Paralympics to get protected TV status like men's finals and Olympics under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels...
10:45 2019-06-13

'Brexit Party' supporters tell British-Asian Labour MEP to go home during acceptance speech A newly-re-elected Labour MEP of British-Asian Sikh heritage was heckled by people telling her to "go home" during her acceptance speech in the West ...
05:30 2019-05-28

UK Labour must back 'public vote' on Brexit after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote on Brexit, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after voters deserted...
13:15 2019-05-27

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib ...
05:30 2019-05-28

Labour MP Roger Godsiff to be 'reminded of MP responsibilities' by chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protesters Labour MP Roger Godsiff will given a dressing down by the party's chief whip and "reminded of his responsibilities as an MP" over his support for cam...
16:15 2019-06-09

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts ...
19:45 2019-06-02

Labour Party backlash after Peterborough by-election winner Lisa Forbes liked 'anti-Semitic' posts online Labour MP Lisa Forbes, who won the Peterborough by-election on Thursday, is facing a backlash from within the Labour Party after it emerged she had l...
11:30 2019-06-07

Labour's warnings to whistleblowers 'scandalous', says ex-Lord Chancellor Labour's legal crackdown on party whistleblowers appearing in a documentary on anti-Semitism was described today as "scandalous" by former Lord Chanc...
12:45 2019-07-08

Women's World Cup would get same 'crown jewels' TV status as men's tournament under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels...
09:45 2019-06-13

Bud Light offers free beer to any alien that makes it out of Area 51 "Whether you’re from this planet or another galaxy, nothing says ‘welcome to our planet’ like a few beers," Bud Light said in a sta...
19:00 2019-07-19

We're Totally Buggin' Over These Iconic Clueless Quotes: Which Is Your Favorite? 24 years ago today, Clueless was released and it has definitely stood the test of time. After hitting theaters in 1995, the rom-com became a cult cl...
19:15 2019-07-19

Vikings Didn’t Just Pop into Canada for a Visit, They Stayed for Centuries Do you remember that 1992 electro-techno tune by KLF America What Time is Love, which at the beginning declares this music is a 1000 year celebration...
19:30 2019-07-19

|WATCH:CelebswalktheredcarpetatTheLionKingSApremiere Scores of supporters braved the chilly weather, wrapping up in warm blankets with popcorn at the ready as they watched the live-action remake of the ...
19:30 2019-07-19

Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun: Maverick' movie trailer drops: 4 things to know about the sequel Heads up, “Top Gun” fans: Tom Cruise is reprising his role as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in “Top Gun: Maverick,” which will soar into theaters in 2020....
20:30 2019-07-19

Trump administration is working to free A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody Rocky, a platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated artist whose real name is Rakim Mayers, has been behind bars since early this month as Swedish police inv...
00:45 2019-07-20

What your breakfast choices say about you A study, which surveyed the preferences and behaviors of 2,000 Americans, found significant differences between those who opt for something savory to...
01:30 2019-07-20

Trump says he will call Swedish prime minister about rapper A$AP Rocky President Donald Trump said on Friday he would call Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the case of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been detai...
05:15 2019-07-20

Huawei's Major Suppliers Said to Meet With White House to Discuss US Ban White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the US ban on sales to ...
08:45 2019-07-20

Algeria Sink Senegal To Claim Second Africa Cup Of Nations Title Algeria clinched their first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years, and the country's first on foreign soil, having lifted the trophy as hosts in 1...
10:45 2019-07-20

Tomic's appeal against fine rejected, receives stinging rebuke "Australian Bernard Tomic\u0027s appeal to overturn a fine for not playing to \"required professional standards\" at Wimbledon earlier this month has...
11:15 2019-07-20

CBS Goes Dark on AT&T Amid a Dispute Programming from CBS went dark for about 6.6 million viewers of AT&T’s DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse packages Saturday morning after the two compa...
12:45 2019-07-20

Hollywood Writers Struggle to Get on Same Page in Fight Against Agents Thousands of Hollywood writers fired their agents after the Writers Guild of America declared war on the big talent agencies. Now some writers have s...
16:30 2019-07-20

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parlia...
21:30 2019-07-20

Buzz Aldrin punched a moon landing conspiracy theorist It’s the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, but not everyone sees it this way. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.     ...
23:30 2019-07-20

Iranian state media releases footage of oil tanker seizure Footage showing the moment Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has been released - with the UK des...
01:00 2019-07-21

New Yorkers get creative to beat 110° temperatures What the F°? If New Yorkers ran out of polite words to describe how hot it got on Saturday, they’re gonna be speechless on Sunday. On the hottest day...
06:00 2019-07-21

Ahead Of Chandrayaan Take 2, ISRO's Track Record Inspires Confidence Despite the recent disappointment of an aborted launch for its high-profile lunar mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO's track rec...
06:30 2019-07-21

Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker envisions VR remasters of certain episodes In an interview with Deadline, series creator and writer Charlie Brooker mentioned the possibility of seeing future iterations of Bandersnatch and ot...
12:30 2019-07-21

Neurotoxins on your kid's broccoli: that's life under Trump | Carey Gillam In the choice between big chemical corporations and ordinary citizens, the Environmental Protection Agency has made clear where its allegiances lieHo...
12:30 2019-07-21

A roaring success! Lion King dominates the box office on debut weekend A star-studded version of The Lion King dominated the box office in its opening weekend, and had the most successful first three days of any Disney r...
21:15 2019-07-21

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nickna...
21:45 2019-07-21