Questions over accounting and inclusion mar Guyana’s unprecedented carbon scheme

Questions over accounting and inclusion mar Guyana’s unprecedented carbon scheme Guyana has put nearly all the forests in the country on the carbon market, allowing it to sign a carbon credit deal with petroleum company Hess Corporation worth $750 million, with 15% of funds going to Indigenous communities. However, some climate experts have questioned how […]

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May 22, 2023

As Exxon bows out, industry takes step toward sustainable algae biofuels

In February, ExxonMobil gave up its decade-long attempt to cultivate algae as a profitable and scalable feedstock for biofuel — a liquid alternative energy source needed to power aviation, ocean-going ships, and long-distance trucking, while also combating climate change. That corporate setback was offset by advances elsewhere in the industry: California-based algae biofuel company Viridos, […]

Canada-Pakistan Collaboration in Technology 2023

Canada-Pakistan Collaboration in Technology 2023 Canada-Pakistan collaboration is a great move for Pakistan to progress in IT. A delegation of Canadian government officials from Brampton, Ontario, recently visited the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) to explore potential areas of collaboration in Pakistan. The delegation included Brampton City Councilor Rodney Power, Director of Economic Development Clare […]

5 Women-Friendly Countries

“Secure Shores: Discovering Five Women-Friendly Countries” Looking for the safest countries for women can be quite a challenge because everyone has different opinions and experiences. Besides, no country can guarantee 100% safety for women all the time. But don’t let that discourage you from exploring and going on new adventures! There’s a whole world out […]

February 02, 2023

Huawei becomes latest U.S. target in crackdown on Chinese tech

WASHINGTON —  China said it was “seriously concerned” by reports that the United States was further restricting sales of American technology to Huawei. Huawei is a technology company that U.S. officials have long considered the Chinese technology company to pose a national security threat to the United States, saying it allegedly supports Beijing’s espionage activities.The […]

February 02, 2023

China’s manufacturing SMEs have struggled to recover and are still struggling in the downturn

WASHINGTON —  China’s factory activity accelerated in January, but the industry as a whole remained in contraction, according to the manufacturing purchasing managers’ index released by Chinese financial media Caixin on Wednesday (Feb. 1). The Caixin Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) recorded 49.2 in January, an increase of 0.2 percentage points from the previous month […]

February 02, 2023

Fed opts for small hikes, still expects ‘continuous hikes’

The Federal Reserve raised its target interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday (February 1), but continued to pledge “sustained increases” in borrowing costs as part of its unresolved fight against inflation. “Inflation has eased but remains elevated,” the Fed said in a statement. The statement explicitly acknowledged progress in reducing […]