Comment: Yes, Scientists Say we Need to Plant Trees and Eat Less Meat ⁠— But Not as a Replacement for Cutting Fossil Fuels

Read time: 6 minsAfter a three year wait, the UN’s official scientific advisory panel’s verdict on land and climate is here. The report is about as glum as you might have come to expect from a body tasked with documenting humanity’s ongoing descent int…

IEA warns oil demand growth so far in 2019 lowest since 2008

Mounting signs of an economic slowdown and a ramping up of the U.S.-China trade war have caused global oil demand to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis of 2008, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday. “The situation is becoming even more uncertain … global oil demand growth has been very …

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Cina, primo calo da tre anni prezzi produzione luglio, nuovi timori deflazione

I prezzi alla produzione cinesi hanno mostrato una contrazione per la prima volta da tre tre anni a questa parte nel mese di luglio, alimentando timori di deflazione e aumentando le pressioni su Pechino perché metta a punto nuovi stimoli all’economia, che risente dell’escalation delle tensioni commerciali con gli Stati Uniti. A fronte di una …

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Oil dips amid trade worries, but expectations of more OPEC cuts support

Oil prices fell on Friday amid fears over demand as the U.S-China trade row casts its shadow over markets, although prices got some support from expectations of more OPEC production cuts. International benchmark Brent crude futures , were at $57.20 a barrel by 0324 GMT, down 18 cents, or 0.3%, from their previous settlement. U.S. …

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China’s producer prices fall for first time in 3 years, add to deflation worries

China’s factory gate prices shrank for the first time in three years in July, stoking deflation worries and putting pressure on Beijing to deliver more stimulus as the economy sputters amid an intensifying trade war with the United States. With demand slowing at home and abroad, Chinese manufacturers are having to cut prices to keep …

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Opponents of refinery location take case to Supreme Court

BISMARCK, N.D. – Two environmental groups who say North Dakota regulators should have intervened in the location of an oil refinery near the state’s top tourist attraction, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, are taking their case to the state Supreme Court. The Public Service Commission last year declined to review whether the refinery could be built …

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