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Jaguar Land Rover wants to make electric cars in Brexit U.K.

Nov 28, 2016

Jaguar Land Rover wants to make electric cars in Brexit U.K.

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. said it intends to build electric cars in the U.K. if the government can overcome shortfalls in available energy and infrastructure investment, potentially giving Britain a manufacturing boost as it leaves the European Union. Jaguar Land Rover’s expression of interest ...

World 'ill-prepared to face climate risks'

Apr 5, 2014

World 'ill-prepared to face climate risks'

Global warming is depleting fresh water and crops, destroying coral reefs and melting the Arctic, the United Nations said Monday in a report that concludes the world is ill-prepared to face many new threats. Climate change has brought “key risks” that endanger lives and ...

Ocean acidification may double by 2100: study

Nov 23, 2013

Ocean acidification may double by 2100: study

Ocean acidity is likely to more than double by 2100 because of fossil-fuel pollution, putting fisheries at risk and diminishing the capacity of the seas to absorb carbon-dioxide emissions, a study showed. The seas have already acidified by 26 percent since industrialization began two ...

Missed emissions goals add up to ¥4.4 trillion penalty

Nov 18, 2008

Missed emissions goals add up to ¥4.4 trillion penalty

Twenty nations including Japan, Italy and Australia may be releasing more greenhouse gas pollution than they agreed to under the Kyoto Protocol. As a penalty for missing their goals under the treaty, the nations are required to buy permits for every excess ton of ...