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World Bank moves to ensure regulation and management of Guyana’s oil, gas reserves

THE WORLD Bank has approved a $20m credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for Guyana’s oil and gas sector. The bank says the money...
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Carbon cuts — or crash: investors’ warning at Poland climate summit

UNLESS coal burning is phased out and drastic cuts made to carbon emissions, the world faces a financial crash that will dwarf the 2008...
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Coffee means buses, fire logs, insurance: our new cup of tea

The grounds from your morning cup of go, converted to biofuel, means we get two sips at the cappuccino. JASON AGNEW reports THE announcement that...
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Clean? Check. Cool? Check. But e-vehicles have poke too

Hot new electric wheels offer more than just zero emissions – the latest offerings have some serious grunt, too By HAL WILLIAMS THE TIMES are changing,...
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Commodity prices likely to rise further in 2018: World Bank

Oil prices to average $56 a barrel in 2018, up from 2017 average of $53/bbl Oil prices are forecast to rise to $56 a barrel...
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VW Sticking to its Smoking Guns

Electric dreams are no threat to the diesel engine, according to the boss of Volkswagen. Has Matthias Mueller got a cunning long-term plan, or...

Three takeaways from the 2017 Business and Climate Summit

The latest Business and Climate Summit in New Delhi was historic in several ways. From 31 August to 1 September, the third annual Business and...
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Schneider’s Persistence Pays Off As French Group Takes Control Of Aveva

After several attempts, UK-based Aveva finally gives up majority stake in FTSE software company, gifting shareholders a bonus pay day… By Darren Parkin FRENCH industrial giant...
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Swede Electric Dreams

Is Volvo’s bid to become all-electric the shrewdest business move of the year, or a cynical ploy to capitalise on the world’s mounting affection...
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4 ways business is stepping up to meet global climate goals

Non-state actors like businesses are essential to meeting the ambitious goals outlined in the Paris Agreement. A panel discussion at the recent ECOCITY World...