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Big tech’s pro-climate rhetoric is not matched by policy action, verslag vind

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The world’s biggest tech companies are coming out with bold commitments to tackle their climate impact but when it comes to using their corporate muscle to advocate for stronger climate policies, their engagement is a...

Rwandan court finds Hotel Rwanda hero guilty of terror-related charges

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A Rwandan court has ruled that Paul Rusesabagina, a former hotel manager portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood film about the 1994 genocide, is guilty of terrorism-related charges. “They should be found guilty for being ...

Doctor ‘bias’ behind women getting worse treatment for heart attacks, Australian study finds

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Women receive worse medical treatment than men for common heart attacks, according to new research. A study by Sydney researchers has found that women diagnosed with a common type of heart attack or the condition unst...

Global coral cover has fallen by half since 1950s, ontleding bevind

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The world’s coral reef cover has halved since the 1950s, ravaged by global heating, overfishing, pollution and habitat destruction, according to an analysis of thousands of reef surveys. From the 1,430-mile (2,300km) ...

Watchdog finds ‘staggering variation’ in police use of Clare’s Law

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Clare’s Law, a scheme designed to protect unsuspecting women from new partners with a history of violence, is not being used properly by police forces, putting some women at risk of harm, a policing watchdog has warne...

Production of forever chemicals emits potent greenhouse gases, ontleding bevind

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A new analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data has revealed that PFAS chemicals – often known as “forever chemicals” due to their longevity in the environment – are contributing to the climate crisis as their ...

Fears London and Paris would die due to Covid are unfounded, finds survey

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Reports of a “death of the city” due to the Covid crisis have been greatly exaggerated, according to a survey of Parisians and Londoners that found little change in people’s satisfaction with urban life or plans to mo...

Governments falling woefully short of Paris climate pledges, studie bevind

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Every one of the world’s leading economies, including all the countries that make up the G20, is failing to meet commitments made in the landmark Paris agreement in order to stave off climate catastrophe, a damning ne...

Generational conflict over climate crisis is a myth, UK study finds

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A fake generational war over the climate crisis has distorted public thinking and political strategy, when in fact older generations are just as worried about the issue as younger people, according to new research. Th ...

Meat accounts for nearly 60% of all greenhouse gases from food production, studie bevind

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The global production of food is responsible for a third of all planet-heating gases emitted by human activity, with the use of animals for meat causing twice the pollution of producing plant-based foods, a major new ...

Drama school Lamda finds ‘serious relations breakdown’ under ex-head

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An investigation into complaints made against the former head of the UK’s oldest drama school has reported a “serious breakdown of relations” between her and some staff “due to weaknesses in communication, leadership ...

Stock market pullback likely by year end, Deutsche Bank survey finds

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More than two-thirds of investors are anticipating a stock market pullback before the end of the year, navorsing dui daarop, amid concerns over growth prospects and the Covid-19 Delta variant. According to a poll of over...

Stock market correction of 5%-10% ‘likely before year end’, Deutsche Bank survey finds – business live

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Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsEarlier:

UK failing on childcare, finds survey of over 20,000 working parents

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Tens of thousands of working parents say the government is failing them with inadequate childcare policies that leave them financially crippled, stymied in their careers and desperate for radical change, according to ...

US drone strike mistakenly targeted Afghan aid worker, investigation finds

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The US mistakenly targeted and killed an innocent aid worker for an American company in a drone strike in Afghanistan, the New York Times suggested in an investigation into the country’s final military action of the r...

Dina Asher-Smith finds silver lining in Zurich final after Olympics heartbreak

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After a season drenched in tears and heartbreak, Dina Asher-Smith went toe-to-toe with the greatest women’s sprinter in history – and reminded everyone just what she can do when her body is firing and pain-free. On a ...

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