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U.S. Hints at China Truce as World Warns of Trade-War Threat

By Andrew Mayeda (Bloomberg) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he’s considering a trip to China amid a trade dispute with Beijing that …

Economy

Giant Ship-to-Shore Cranes Parked Off New York

A heavy lift ship carrying four giant ship-to-shore cranes is at anchor off Brooklyn, New York awaiting the green light to pass below the …

New Jersey

Singapore Awards $1.1 Billion Contract for Phase 2 of Tuas Mega-Port Project

By Aradhana Aravindan and Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, April 25 (Reuters) – Singapore on Wednesday announced a $1.1 billion plan to expand and …

Merchant Shipping

Global Container Freight Index Launched

The Baltic Exchange and Freightos, a digital container freight platform, have partnered to develop the world's first global container freight …

Asia

French President Emmanuel Macron & First Lady Brigitte Visit the White House in Style

State Arrival Ceremony<p>(L-R) Brigitte Macron and Melania Trump both wearing white.<p>(L-R) French first lady Brigitte Macron, U.S. first lady Melania …

Donald Trump

This African Nation Could Be the Next Big Tourism Destination

Djibouti has been making headlines recently, and the European Council of Tourism and Trade has taken notice.<p>The organization recently made the …

Tourism

SAA flying without wings

<b>One of the biggest problems facing South African Airways (SAA) at this juncture, is the severe lack of record keeping at the national carrier.</b><p>The …

South Africa

NOTHING GREEN IS EVER ANY GOOD

It’s another fine example of Blair's Law in action. Banks, green groups and the Turnbull government have come together in a malignant $1 billion …

Customers

Can the world kick its fossil-fuel addiction fast enough?

NEWS FEATURE<p>Clean energy is growing quickly. But time is running out to rein in carbon emissions.<p>Jeff Tollefson<p>Search for this author in:<p>Pub …

Fossil Fuels

Huge Geothermal Power Project Could Cause Quakes

<i>Photo via Amer-Tech</i><p>That's not some obscure way of saying the deep-drilling geothermal project could make waves--though come to think of it, it'd …

San Francisco

This German state is a pioneer in renewable energy

Mainz (Germany), April 26 (IANS) The success of an energy policy depends on it being owned locally and decentralised, a top policymaker has said, …

Renewable Energy

The wind industry added more than 52 gigawatts of power in 2017, and China led the way

The wind industry added over 52 gigawatts (GW) of wind power last year, according to a report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).<p>While that …

Renewable Energy

Biodiesel Production Process And It's Business Plan

Biodiesel is one of the best alternatives to normal diesel produced from edible oil, animal fats. This is a renewable biofuel can produce from …

Loose barge strikes wall and leaks nearly 10,000 gallons of oil in Mississippi River | NOLA.com

A loose barge struck a concrete wharf wall and leaked nearly 10,000 gallons of biodiesel Sunday morning (March 25) in the Mississippi River in New …

Coast Guard

U.S. locks in anti-dumping duties on biodiesel from Argentina, Indonesia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday that the dumping of biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia harms American producers, a move that locks in place duties on the imports.<p>The commission's final phase determination followed a Commerce Department move …

Biodiesel

New way to produce biofuel from mushroom waste is a game-changer

As the world deals with the realities of climate change, the need for clean and renewable energy and fuel sources has become an immediate concern.One …

Biofuel

The search for sustainable palm oil

From cookies to biodiesel, palm oil is everywhere. But it has a bad environmental reputation. A small company in Sierra Leone is trying to do things …

Palm Oil

The world needs to store billions of tons of carbon. It could start in a surprising place.

The corn-based ethanol industry could become a surprising leader in a technology that the world needs to fight climate change, an economic analysis published Monday suggests — a development that could scramble the intense environmental politics of the ethanol issue.<p>The technology in question is …

Biofuel

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

Self-improvement

Nigerian government has announced plans to use the $322.52 million returned to the country by the Swiss government as part of the fund looted and stashed abroad by late military dictator, General Sani Abacha, to implement its national social safety net programs

Nigerian government has announced plans to use the $322.52 million returned to the country by the Swiss government as part of the fund looted and …

Africa

Ethiopia is now Africa's fastest growing economy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ethiopia, Africa's second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF.<p>Ethiopia's economy is predicted to grow by 8.5% this year. The figures signal continued economic expansion following a long …

Economic Development

Focus on Senegal: a good place to do business

Senegal is becoming more and more business friendly. For several years, the country has carried out numerous reforms to improve the business climate, facilitate the work of entrepreneurs and increase its attractiveness to investors.<p>If we look at the latest Doing Business ranking, Senegal has joined …

Africa

How Are Options Traded?

Much like other asset classes, options are traded on active exchanges that provide liquidity, matching up buyers and sellers. Option contracts are standardized, where each contract represents 100 shares of the underlying stock. Contracts may be subsequently adjusted to accommodate various types of …

Investing

Warren Buffett just shared his best investment advice, and said the 'elite' have wasted $100 billion ignoring it

The letter covers a bunch of topics, touching on everything from stock buybacks to his favorite book of 2016, and also provides some investment advice.<p>"Over the years, I've often been asked for investment advice, and in the process of answering I've learned a good deal about human behavior," …

Investing

BNEF Talk: The Future of LNG

BNEF's Head of APAC Research and Global Head of LNG Ashish Sethia talks about the supply and demand outlook for natural gas and LNG, and their role …

Natural Gas

Braid: Trudeau Liberals say 'no' to Canadian oil and gas independence

With the Kinder Morgan pipeline hanging by a thread, the federal Liberals had a chance on the weekend to express support for Alberta and the national …

Canada

Cracking the catalytic code

The newly developed ability to tap previously inaccessible shale gas deposits during the last decade has created an abundant source of gases, …

Natural Gas

Washington urged to cancel offshore plans in Arctic

Democrats in Congress are sounding the alarm about the Interior Department’s efforts to hold an offshore oil lease sale in the Beaufort Sea next year.<p>…

Natural Gas

Climate talks are not enough

EDITORIAL<p>As officials meet in Bonn to swap stories on progress towards the Paris goals, only emissions cuts will guarantee a happy ending.<p>Share on …

Fossil Fuels

EU seeks to join U.S.-China steel dispute at WTO

© Reuters. Worker works at a furnace at a steel plant in Dalian<p>BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union asked on Monday to join a dispute brought by …

European Union