Asia Pacific Oct 22, 2019

U.S. wins ownership of seized North Korean cargo ship

The United States was awarded ownership of a North Korean cargo ship that was seized for violating international sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department said. The Wise Honest — the first North Korean vessel to be seized by the U.S. for sanctions violation — was caught ...

Coal-loving Australia is world's third-biggest emissions exporter

Asia Pacific Aug 19, 2019

Coal-loving Australia is world's third-biggest emissions exporter

Australia's booming coal industry has made it the world's third-biggest exporter of potential carbon dioxide emissions locked in fossil fuels, placing it only behind oil giants Russia and Saudi Arabia. Australia makes up 7 percent of all global fossil fuel exports by carbon dioxide potential, ...