Barclays CEO Says Bank Must Protect Payments Business From Apple, Amazon
November 5, 2017

Barclays Plc will need to defend its advantages in the payments business from encroachment by technology companies including Amazon.com Inc. and Apple Inc., according to Chief Executive Officer Jes Staley.

“There are some tectonic shifts going on, driven by tech Continue reading

Sixth mass extinction of wildlife also threatens global food supplies
October 2, 2017

Plant and animal species that are the foundation of our food supplies are as endangered as wildlife but get almost no attention, a new report reveals

The sixth mass extinction of global wildlife already under way is seriously threatening the Continue reading

Brazil abolishes huge Amazon reserve in ‘biggest attack’ in 50 years
September 1, 2017

Brazilian president has dissolved Renca to attract investment in region thought to contain gold with critics warning of irreversible damage

The Brazilian president Michel Temer has abolished an Amazonian reserve the size of Denmark, prompting concerns of an influx of Continue reading

Great Barrier Reef at ‘terminal stage’: scientists despair at latest coral bleaching data
August 19, 2017

Last year was bad enough, this is a disaster, says one expert as Australia Research Council finds fresh damage across 8,000km

Back-to-back severe bleaching events have affected two-thirds of Australias Great Barrier Reef, new aerial surveys have found.

The Continue reading

Trump just cemented his legacy as Americas worst-ever president | Dana Nuccitelli
August 19, 2017

Dana Nuccitelli: Trump is doing his best to ruin the world for our children and grandchildren

In an inexplicable abdication of any semblance of responsibility or leadership, Donald Trump has announced that he will begin the process to withdraw Continue reading

The Republicans who urged Trump to pull out of Paris deal are big oil darlings
August 18, 2017

Twenty-two senators wrote a letter to the president when he was said to be on the fence about backing out. They received more than $10m from oil, gas and coal companies the past three election cycles

A withdrawal by Donald Continue reading