Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra presented the national budget for 2021 to the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament, on Tuesday afternoon.
Hurricane Sally, a plodding storm with winds of 137km/h (85mph), crept towards the northern Gulf Coast early Tuesday as forecasters warned of potentially deadly storm surges and flash floods with up to 0.61 metres (two feet) of rain and the possibility of tornadoes.
Principal Director of Investment Strategy at PGGM appointed as new chairman of EDHEC-Risk Institute’s international advisory board
EDHEC-Risk Institute has appointed Jaap van Dam as chairman of its international advisory board.
Four debut novelists were on Tuesday shortlisted alongside Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga and Ethiopian-American Maaza Mengiste for the Booker Prize for best English-language fiction, to be awarded in November.
The EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) of offering free pollution permits needs to be reviewed and aligned more closely with climate policy if the bloc wants to reap its full benefits, the European Court of Auditors said on Tuesday (15 September).
In one of its latest strikes against global solidarity in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has declared that it will not participate in the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) Facility, a global partnership that aims to support the development of a vaccine and share access to it.
Countries are set to miss all of the targets they set themselves a decade ago to preserve nature and save Earth’s vital biodiversity, the United Nations said Tuesday.
This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been so busy that meteorologists will soon have exhausted all the designated storm names.
The Zambian government on Tuesday launched the water and sanitation policy aimed at facilitating effective and efficient water supply and sanitation services in the southern African nation.
Kenya Electricity Generating Co (KenGen), is seeking a transaction adviser for the sale of certified carbon emissions-reduction units.