LONDON (Reuters) – Massive programmes of green public investment would be the most cost-effective way both to revive virus-hit economies and strike a decisive blow against climate change, top U.S. and British economists said in a study published on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Environmental activists of Swiss Klimastreik Schweiz movement hold banners, as the spread of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have solved a lingering mystery about koala behavior – how these tree-dwelling marsupials native to Australia consume enough water to live. A female koala licks water off the smooth trunk of an eucalyptus tree after a rainfall in the You Yangs Regional Park, Little River, Victoria, Australia in this undated photo
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FILE PHOTO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declares state of emergency during a meeting of the new coronavirus task force at the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan, April 7, 2020. Franck Robichon/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he had decided to extend the country’s
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FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Monday launched a new version of its 13-inch MacBook Pro laptop with double the storage compared to its previous generation models
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MILAN (Reuters) – Luxury sports car maker Ferrari (RACE.MI) cut its 2020 core profit forecast on Monday due to disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which it said would mainly hit second quarter results. FILE PHOTO: Ferrari Roma is unveiled during its first world presentation in Rome, Italy, November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane The company,
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BERN (Reuters) – Environmental activists delivered a petition to a special session of the Swiss parliament on Monday demanding that a government aid package should promote a “green recovery” from the coronavirus crisis. President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga delivers a speech at the extraordinary session of Swiss Parliament during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
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LONDON (Reuters) – The British government on Monday published the participants of its scientific advisory group for emergencies – the group which is helping Prime Minister Boris Johnson respond to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The 50-member list included Patrick Vallance, the chief scientific adviser, Neil Ferguson from Imperial College, and Graham Medley and John Edmunds
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The Australian government on Monday set aside A$300 million ($191 million) to jumpstart hydrogen projects with the help of low-cost financing as the country aims to build the industry by 2030, the country’s energy minister said on Monday. The hydrogen push marks one of the few areas where the conservative government’s ambitions
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