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Conservatives are willing to combat climate change — when it’s not called “climate change”

Conservatives have a knee-jerk reactions to the phrase, so environmentalists are finding ways to reframe the issue<p>The election of Donald Trump as president is catastrophic in many ways, but perhaps one of the worst implications is what it means for the environment. Trump is a climate change …

How Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Controlled by Army Chief General Raheel Sharif

Nawaz Sharif

How is rapid warming in the Arctic affecting animals adapted to cold? Scientists track muskoxen to find out

A wildlife biologist is using many techniques to find out how animals adapt to the cold<p>Our Earth has unimaginable diversity, from seascapes 8,000 meters below the ocean’s surface to landscapes 8,000 meters above it. Its physical beauty comes in inconceivable living varieties. Some mammals lay eggs; …

Daring plan to encase ship in Arctic ice will provide more accurate weather forecasts

A groundbreaking project to sail a huge research ship into the Arctic, and allow it to become encased in ice so it can monitor the climate, will bring more accurate weather forecasts for Britain.<p>The trapped icebreaker will be carried by slowly flowing ice on a 2,500km journey across the North Pole, …

Global Warming

The misconceptions about CPEC

The misconceptions about CPEC<p>Listen<p>As we know that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an important part of the Chinese massive ‘One Belt …

As Arctic warms, Canada's glaciers playing major role in sea level rise

Since 2005, study finds that surface melt off glaciers in the North has risen by 900%<p>Canada's glaciers are responding rapidly to a warming Arctic and …

Global Warming

A better remedy for climate change: Less government and less pollution

The baking of planet Earth is proceeding without interruption. Last year was the hottest year on record, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — edging out 2015, which had taken the crown from 2014. Of the world's 17 warmest documented years, 16 have come in this …


New Research Shows How 'Atmospheric Rivers' Wreak Havoc Around The Globe

An "atmospheric river" is a colorful term for a sinuous plume of moisture that travels up from the tropics — a single plume can carry more water than the Mississippi River at its mouth. But new research shows that atmospheric rivers are also among the most damaging weather systems around.<p>The …

Climate Change

Khorgos: The New Silk Road's Central Station Comes To Life

The first time I was in the Khorgos / Horgos region — a massive new development area that extends across the border between China and Kazakhstan — was in May of 2015. The Khorgos Gateway dry port had yet to receive its first trains, its giant 41 ton gantry cranes were still six months away from …

Climate Change

Fish under threat from ocean oxygen depletion, finds study

Oxygen levels in oceans have fallen 2% in 50 years due to climate change, affecting marine habitat and large fish such as tuna and sharks<p>The depletion of oxygen in our oceans threatens future fish stocks and risks altering the habitat and behaviour of marine life, scientists have warned, after a …

Global Warming

Genetically-engineered hens produce birds of a different feather

Rare breeds of chickens could soon come from entirely different types of hens. The University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute with help from US …

India Is World's Largest Arms Importer: SIPRI

India was the world's largest importer of major arms in the last five years and its overseas procurement was far greater than that of China and …

Petrodollar Collapse and Global Economy Trainwreck


The Petrodollar: Why Does the US Overlook Saudi Arabia’s Crimes?

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Blackmails Washington, Threatens To Crash The Dollar

Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia

Secret Saudi Arabia Fed Deal | Petrodollar Recycling Explained

Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump Threatens Petrodollar System, U.S.-Saudi Relations

Donald Trump

Trump Left Saudi Arabia Off His Immigration Ban... Here's Why

On August 15, 1971, President Nixon killed the last remnants of the gold standard.<p>It was one of the most significant events in US history—on par with …

OPEC in Vienna: Will the Saudi's Gamble Pay Off?

During Christmas of 1975, as OPEC ministers gathered, the season’s quiet was shattered when <i>Carlos the Jackal</i> kidnapped them all -- including ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran.<p>Never have so many powerful politicians from so many countries fallen into the hands of a terrorist commando. The OPEC …

Saudi Arabia And Iran Are Getting Ready For The Next Epic Battle In The Oil Market

For several months, long time enemies Saudi Arabia and Iran have been caught in an epic battle, and it has been taking oil prices on a roller coaster.<p>Back in December and January, Saudi Arabia let markets perform their magic, drive oil prices to the mid-twenties, undermining Iran’s re-entry to the …


Saudi Arabia expands its anti-Iran strategy beyond the Middle East | Top News | Reuters

RIYADH (Reuters) - Under King Salman, Saudi Arabia is expanding its confrontation with Iran well beyond the Middle East, no longer relying heavily on Western allies to smother Tehran’s ambitions outside the Arab world.<p>Saudi King Salman (C) attends a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Jeddah, …

South Asia

Iran could have the upper hand in the OPEC oil war

With Saudi Arabia scuttling any chances of a production freeze in Doha in April, Iran has followed suit by thwarting attempts by Saudi Arabia to introduce a production ceiling on OPEC production in Thursday's meeting held in Vienna.<p>Iran, which is close to its pre-sanction levels of production, had …

Saudi Arabia

Does Iran have the upper hand in OPEC oil war?

Traditional rivals, Saudi Arabia and Iran, continue to fight to prove their supremacy in OPEC. Neither gives up an opportunity to hurt the other, whenever and wherever they can, and oil seems to be their favorite playground.<p>With Saudi Arabia scuttling any chances of a production freeze in Doha in …

Saudi Arabia

Iran declines to take part in hajj over dispute with Saudis

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will not send pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year for the annual hajj, an Iranian official said Thursday, the latest sign of tensions between the two Mideast powers after a disaster during the pilgrimage last year killed at least 2,426 people.<p>Saudi Arabia blamed Iranian …

South Asia