LONDON: For Big Oil, coffee and chocolate could be the new black gold.Under pressure from investors and governments alike to cut emissions, major European oil companies are ploughing billions into renewable energy but are struggling to craft business plans that promise the returns shareholders have come to expect.Europe’s big oil firms, however, have another card […]
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Nearly 100 world leaders and several dozen ministers are slated to speak at the UN General Assembly’s special session starting Thursday on the response to Covid-19 and the best path to recovery from the pandemic which has claimed 1.5 million lives, shattered economies, and left tens of millions of people unemployed in countries rich and […]
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‘The nature of dry ice is, as soon as you make it, it starts to go away,’ he said. ‘What happens if a CVS or a Walgreens gets it, and 11 days have gone and their suitcase has run out of ice?’