Day: August 18, 2019

Democratic Hopefuls Clash on Climate Action During Debate

DETROIT—Climate change turned into a flashpoint at last night’s Democratic debate when most of the 10 candidates jumped into an argument about the best way to fight rising temperatures without wrecking the American economy. The episode revealed policy divisions on an issue that’s ignited the liberal base of the party. The roughly 10-minute segment in…

Enel upbeat on outlook after renewables and grids boost earnings

MILAN (Reuters) – Europe’s biggest utility Enel painted an upbeat outlook after posting a strong rise in earnings in the first six months driven by its green energy and network businesses.”Our next Capital Markets Day will be hinged on strong organic growth fueled by strong cash flows,” CEO Francesco Starace told analysts.Enel, which controls Spanish…

Enel upbeat on outlook after renewables and grids boost earnings

MILAN (Reuters) – Europe’s biggest utility Enel painted an upbeat outlook after posting a strong rise in earnings in the first six months driven by its green energy and network businesses.”Our next Capital Markets Day will be hinged on strong organic growth fueled by strong cash flows,” CEO Francesco Starace told analysts.Enel, which controls Spanish…

Why Japan stopped some of its controversial whale hunts

It was October of 2018, and if Japan didn’t stop slaughtering sei whales plying the waters of the North Pacific and come into compliance with the international treaty that regulates the global wildlife trade, it was going to get punished. The implicit threat, made at a meeting in Sochi, Russia, by the elected panel that…