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New report finds Black Americans are three times more likely to die from pollution
... new report, Black Americans ages 65 and older are three times more likely to die from diseases related to pollution exposure than white Americans of the same age. The analysis, released earlier this month by the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund EDF , shows that current air pollution levels cause significant premature mortality and morbidity nationwide, but the health impacts are disproportionately felt by Black people, Hispanics and those living in poverty. It offers comprehensive evidence of ...
Updated: 06/16/2022
India, France call for immediate cessation of hostilities in Ukraine
... reaffirmed the two countries' desire to strengthen the strategic Franco-Indian parnership. India has bought dozens of French Rafale fighter jets and six submarines, and cooperates with Paris on civil nuclear projects. French state-owned energy giant EDF wants to build six next-generation EPR reactors in Jaitapur on India's west coast. The Elysee said it was pushing hard to get that deal signed, fitting in with Macron 's promise to renew France's nuclear industry and replace its fleet of ageing ...
Updated: 05/05/2022
Kwarteng writes to EDF, Drax, Uniper over coal plants
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng wrote to EDF, Drax and Uniper this month to ask that they temporarily extend the operation of the coal plants, which are used for back-up generation. Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng wrote to EDF , Drax and Uniper this month to ask that they temporarily ...
Updated: 05/02/2022
Solar sector delays plans on track
... five planned solar facilities in Georgia that add up to 970 megawatts of capacity, according to a regulatory document. That's enough capacity to power 184,000 homes. According to regulatory documents, the projects are being developed by Nextera , EDF Renewables and Consolidated Edison . Georgia Power has 30 year contracts to buy power from those facilities. Southern is going to reduce its carbon emissions to net zero by the year 2050, in part by procuring large amounts of solar energy. NextEra ...
Updated: 04/28/2022
Kwarteng writes to EDF, Drax, Uniper over coal plants
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng wrote to EDF, Drax and Uniper this month to ask that they temporarily extend the operation of the coal plants, which are used for back-up generation. Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng wrote to EDF , Drax and Uniper this month to ask that they temporarily ...
Updated: 04/28/2022
L'Occitane says it’s not closing stores in Russia
... have relatives in Ukraine or who are of Ukrainian descent. It didn't say anything about whether it had continued online sales in the country and what the impact of stopping shipments would have on Russian shops. Among them are the French energy giant EDF , the UAE's Emirates airline, and China's Lenovo computer brand. A larger group of around 600 big firms have pulled out of Russia or suspended sales since it invaded, including Starbucks , Coca Cola , Levi 's and Apple . Other international outlets ...
Updated: 04/20/2022
L'Occitane says it has not closed stores in Russia
... employees who have relatives in Ukraine or who are of Ukrainian descent. It wouldn't say whether it had continued online sales in the country and what the impact of stopping shipments would have on Russian shops. Among them are the French energy giant EDF , the UAE's Emirates airline, and China's Lenovo computer brand. A group of around 600 big firms have pulled out of Russia or suspended sales since it invaded, including Starbucks , Coca Cola , Levi 's and Apple . Other international outlets ...
Updated: 04/18/2022
Vladimir Tenev says it will take Doge Coin to become the internet's next currency
... on what it would take for Doge coin DOGEUSD to become the future currency of the Internet. But Happened: In a series of tweets on Thursday, TeneV laid out his views on Thursday; Tene v laid out their views on how DOG eighed up with views on why DOG EDF and he wants to be vanishingly small. HOOD CEO Vlad Tenev reflected on what it would take for Doge coin DOGEUSD to become the future currency of the Internet. What Happened: In a series of tweets on Thursday, Tenev laid out his views on how DOGE ...
Updated: 04/15/2022
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