Amazon rainforest fires are only going to get worse | Opinion

The number of fires this year in the Amazon is the highest since 2010, reaching more than 90,000 active fires. Farmers and ranchers routinely use fires to clear the forest. But this year’s number reflects a worrisome uptick in the … Read More

Our world is increasingly complex and fast-moving – global organizations must optimize to survive in the face of disruption

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The theme for this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos is ‘Globalization 4.0 – Shaping a global architecture in the age of the fourth industrial revolution’. That may sound like a daunting challenge for business and world leaders, but … Read More

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists glue themselves to London Fashion Week venue

Several Extinction Rebellion protesters glued themselves to the door of a London Fashion Week venue Activists from the Extinction Rebellion campaign group have glued themselves to the entrance of a key London Fashion Week venue. They were protesting against the … Read More

Iran uses advanced centrifuges, threatens higher enrichment

In this photo released by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, spokesman of the organization Behrouz Kamalvandi speaks in a news briefing in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, 7 September 2019. Iran has begun injecting uranium gas into advanced centrifuges in violation … Read More

Iran puts pressure on Europe to save nuclear deal within 60-day deadline

Tehran leverages use of advanced centrifuges to call for urgent European counter-measures to US sanctions. Behrouz Kamalvandi, the spokesman for the Iranian atomic energy organization, called on European counterparts to act ‘quickly’. Photograph: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Iran has announced it has … Read More

Europeans once hoped the British would reverse Brexit. Now, many can’t wait for them to leave

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European Council President Donald Tusk meets with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 25. Tusk said in April that he still dreamed of a Brexit reversal. (Andrew Parsons/Pool/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) BRUSSELS — Wistful … Read More

What Is Brexit? What Does ‘No-Deal’ Mean?

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Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Britain’s two main political parties are haggling over the nation’s withdrawal from the European Union, known as Brexit. The badly divided government is in crisis, unable to agree on an approach to the country’s biggest peacetime decision … Read More

Brexit’s ‘Doomsday Politics’ Mean Voters May Be Last Chance to Resolve Crisis

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson during questioning in the British Parliament on Wednesday.CreditCreditJessica Taylor/UK Parliament LONDON — He jabbed his finger in the air and shook his head theatrically. He dared the opposition to back his call for an election and … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 13 September

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Greetings from Tyler, Somebody wake us when the fight over Brexit has concluded.  It turns out that the British Parliament is going to fight the will of the population with every procedural stunt at its disposal.  The twists and turns … Read More

Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple face antitrust probe by House

Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple face an antitrust investigation by the House judiciary committee. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Sept. 13 (UPI) — House lawmakers requested internal documents from Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple as part of an antitrust investigation examining … Read More

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