Chile foresees 'difficult' wildfire season ahead, fears more arson

World Nov 20, 2019

Chile foresees 'difficult' wildfire season ahead, fears more arson

Chile faces a "very difficult" season of wildfires because of high temperatures, a persistent drought and an increase in arson, Agriculture Minister Antonio Walker said on Tuesday, adding to the woes of a country damaged by violent socioeconomic protests in the past month. Firefighters have ...

India dominates list of world's most polluted cities

Asia Pacific Mar 6, 2019

India dominates list of world's most polluted cities

India dominated a list of the world's most polluted cities in 2018, taking 22 of the top 30 spots, according to a Greenpeace report. Air pollution is estimated to contribute to 7 million premature deaths every year and is considered by the United Nations to ...

Trump poised to pitch 'America First' to skeptical Davos elite

Business Jan 26, 2018

Trump poised to pitch 'America First' to skeptical Davos elite

U.S. President Donald Trump strode into the lion's den to confront the world's political and business elite on Thursday, as his "America First" administration executes an anti-globalist manifesto in trade, taxes and currency rates. A year after taking office, Trump joined the World Economic Forum ...