Sunday, May 20, 2018

Hawaiian volcanologists ‘advise’ wider evacuations as violent lava flows swallow homes

Lava flows from Kilauea volcano on the Big Island have reached Highway 137, threatening to cut off the escape route for lower Puna. While there is no immediate threat to the public, lava discharge is picking up the pace.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Timeline of airplane accidents in Cuba

crash of a Boeing 737 outside Havana
The news of the crash of a Boeing 737 outside Havana on Friday caused consternation across Cuba.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Berlin Responds to US Threats of Imposing Sanctions Against Nord Stream 2

Berlin Responds to US Threats of Imposing Sanctions Against Nord Stream 2
As Washington has declared that it might introduce sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, authorities in Berlin have said that such a move won't guarantee the growth of imports of liquefied gas from the US.

1.5 Degree C or Less Would Save Most Species

1.5 Degree C or Less Would Save Most Species
New research finds that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees C would save the majority of the world's plant and animal species from climate change.

China releases 85,000 sturgeons to restore rare species

China releases 85,000 sturgeons to restore rare species
China on Thursday released around 85,000 endangered sturgeon in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River in a bid to help restore the wild population.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

New Shipping Regulations to Push Oil Prices to $90 by 2020 : Morgan Stanley

New Shipping Regulations to Push Oil Prices to $90 by 2020
International efforts to reduce air pollution has lifted the hopes of oil traders, as new shipping regulations are expected to boost demand for lower sulfur fuels, raising demand for crude, as the bank’s analysts report. The current growth in oil prices already exceeds earlier predictions amid OPEC supply cuts and US sanctions against Iran.

Bulgarian gov't seeking investor for unfinished nuclear power plant

Belene nuclear power plant
Bulgarian government here on Wednesday announced it was seeking a strategic investor for the construction of its unfinished 2,000-megawatt Belene nuclear power plant (NPP).

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