US stocks tumbled on Friday after China rejected the idea of negotiating with the US to ease escalating trade tension and US President Donald Trump’s treasury secretary said ‘there is the potential of a trade war’.
Iran's oil exports, currently more than 2.6 million barrels per day (mbpd) including gas condensate, will increase in the six months from September 23 amid a rise in production capacity, a senior official said.
Rising sea levels caused by climate change may drive US coastal residents to areas far from the seaboard, not just to adjacent inland regions, according to a study published online in the journal Nature Climate Change.
Searing temperatures will cost emerging economies up to 10 percent in lost daytime working hours, if countries do not cut planet-warming emissions further than they have promised so far, UN agencies and international labor bodies said.
Of all the impacts of climate change, one stands out for its inexorable menace, writes Pete Dolack: Rising oceans. And it's not just for distant future generations to deal with: New scientific studies show that people alive today may face 6-9 meters of sea level rise flooding well over a million sq.km including many of the world's biggest cities. So where's the emergency response?