European Commission outlines plan for clean tech future
17 January 2023 | 2:36 pm
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen proposed a "Net Zero Industry Act" to boost clean tech. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, she also vowed to support Ukraine "as long as it takes."
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EU lawmakers voted in a number of proposals that shape parliament's migration position. It comes as the bloc is expected to overhaul its asylum strategy ahead of 2024 elections.
In Canada, wildfires continue to devastate the western province of Alberta. Thousands of people have had no choice but to leave their homes, and many more are on evacuation alert. The province has declared a state of emergency, while firefighters are attempting to bring the blazes under control.
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Clashes have erupted between protesters and police in southwest China over plans to raze parts of a mosque. The authorities are now asking the demonstrators to turn themselves in.
German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach says Germany is not properly prepared for heatwaves, which have become more severe as a result of climate change.
One of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's first promises after his election in 2018 was to build the Mayan train, a long railway that would criss-cross 1,554 kilometres of tropical forests in the eastern Yucatan peninsula. The goal is to connect major tourism centres. While the idea appears good on paper, it has engineers on edge and environmentalists crying foul. Meanwhile, its initial cost has already tripled. Our correspondents report.
$400 billion is how much the World Bank estimates could be needed to rebuild Ukraine. This Wednesday at a major conference in London, Ukraine's allies did promise significant chunks of cash – not just for the war effort but also for Ukraine's reconstruction. But with the conflict still raging and the counteroffensive to retake occupied territory just getting underway, is now the right time for a Marshall Plan for Ukraine?
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A British court ruled Thursday that a U.K. government plan to send asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda is unlawful, delivering a blow to the Conservative administration's pledge to stop migrants making risky journeys across the English Channel.
IAEA chief Rafael Grossi presented a review of Tokyo's plans to release treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea. The report concluded that the plan meets international safety standards.
Over 12 years ago, the strongest earthquake in Japan's recorded history caused a massive tsunami that led to a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. We take a look at what's to become of the water used to cool the plant's reactors. With the Fukushima facility rapidly running out of storage space, the UN nuclear watchdog and Japanese regulators gave separate approval to a plan to dump over a million tonnes of treated wastewater into the Pacific. Both said the environmental impact would be negligible, but that has not allayed the fears of local people.
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Early drafts of the COP28 agreement refer to the "phasedown/out" of fossil fuels, which are responsible for most climate emissions. The final wording will likely be disputed. What's the difference — and does it matter?
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Britain and Rwanda have inked a new treaty aimed at rescuing failed plans for the UK to deport asylum-seekers. A top court ruling had blocked the policy, saying it violated human rights laws enshrined in UK legislation.
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After the military burned down their village, one community describe their efforts to survive in a diplaced person's camp on the fringes of the jungle in the Sagaing region.
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Junta-led Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger have ditched the G5 anti-jihadist force. Experts say their intended confederation to tackle Islamist insurgents in the Sahel is bound to fail unless they mend ties with ECOWAS.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is accused of buying two yachts in October with Western aid money, in the name of two of his closest aides. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Nigeria's President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday ordered a thorough investigation into a weekend military drone attack that killed at least 85 people, including women and children, in northern Kaduna.
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