Paris climate pact enters into force, shifting focus to actions

Nov 4, 2016

Paris climate pact enters into force, shifting focus to actions

The global accord to combat climate change agreed in Paris last year officially entered into force Friday, putting pressure on nearly 200 countries to start executing plans to slash their greenhouse gas emissions. “This is a moment to celebrate,” said United Nations climate chief ...

Mar 15, 2016

Spanish police arrest 30 accused of robbing drug traffickers

Spanish police arrested 30 people accused of robbing, kidnapping and torturing drug traffickers, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. Police detained 21 Moroccans, eight Spaniards and one person from Senegal and are investigating another five people, it said. Those detained are accused of fixing ...

Morocco switches on giant Saharan solar plant in ambitious energy push

Feb 5, 2016

Morocco switches on giant Saharan solar plant in ambitious energy push

King Mohammed VI on Thursday inaugurated Morocco’s first solar power plant, a massive project that the country sees as part of its goal of boosting its clean energy output. Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane and French Environment Minister Segolene Royal were among local and foreign ...