Big Oil’s Pivotal to Carbon Capture / Storage, As It Keeps Drilling, Not a Climate Solution | Opinion

By June Sekera and Neva Goodwin After decades of casting doubt on climate change and its causes, the fossil fuel industry is now moving towards a new strategy: presenting itself as the source of solutions. This repositioning includes rebranding as “carbon management industry”. This strategic pivot was exposed at the …

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PM denies delay to integrity commission

Scott Morrison has denied that the government is delaying work on a federal integrity commission, despite the coalition rejecting opposition calls for a bill. The prime minister had promised a federal integrity commission as an electoral commitment ahead of the 2019 election, but has not yet advanced a debate in …

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Government Science Grants Increasingly Promote ‘Awakened’ Ideas, Study Finds | New

NOTinitially, a third of government science grant summaries now use terms such as “equity,” “diversity,” and “inclusion,” according to a new report, up from just under 3% in 1990. The report, released earlier this month by the Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology, details how the National Science …

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Obligations to deceased borrowers

Are banks able to alleviate the suffering of these terminally ill borrowers? If you follow the rules, banks can get hold of the borrower’s security to meet their obligations. Here, the guarantors are legally required to repay the loan with interest if the borrowers do not repay it. However, by …

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Boris Johnson’s tree planting strategy ‘on fire’ as UK spends six times more on Drax power plant

Ministers have been accused of not having a “common strategy” on forests because one ministry spends six times more on a wood-fired power plant than another on tree planting. Annual grants for the Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire, a former coal-fired power station that now runs on ‘biomass’ made …

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“More expensive than the subsidy” – is FGN’s 5,000 N transport subsidy dead on arrival?

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, said on Tuesday that the federal government would remove fuel subsidies by 2022 and replace them with a 5,000 naira subsidy for the poorest Nigerians. According to her, around tens of millions of Nigerians would benefit from the transport subsidy. In …

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Childcare costs will start to drop in January

Both the operating grants and the grants will go to the provider who will then reduce the costs to the parents. The grant is in addition to the operating grant to ensure that parents who need it most benefit more. The news is welcomed by parents across the province struggling …

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3 people who shouldn’t invest in a retirement account

Saving for retirement is a big job, which is why most people work there as soon as they can. Even in the best-case scenario, it may take three to four decades to invest some of your paychecks to get the cash you need. Setting a monthly savings goal and putting …

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The ‘hero pays’ for work in pandemic still debated by states and cities

HARTFORD, Connecticut – When the US government allowed the self-styled hero to pay for frontline workers as a possible use of the pandemic relief money, he suggested occupations that might be eligible, farm laborers and staff from babysitting to janitors and truck drivers. State and local governments have scrambled to …

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Federal government announces $ 10 million grant to Colorado for travel, tourism and outdoor recreation

THROUGH FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENT JOURNALIST On November 8, the United States Department of Commerce announced that Colorado had received $ 9,683,928 to accelerate travel, tourism and outdoor recreation. The grant aims to help businesses in these sectors recover from the impactful effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nationally, grants totaling $ 314 …

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