HSBC has unveiled plans to invest an extra $6bn (£4.3bn) in Asian markets such as China and Hong Kong over the next five years, defying critics who said it has become too cosy with Beijing after backing a crackdown in Hong Kong.
Nobel laureate Simon Kuznets (1971 Economics) was of the opinion that as a country grows rich, the environment (like economic equality) suffers initially; but over time, the environmental damage (like economic inequality) declines.
Even as global billionaires take vows to make the earth better and propose climate change solutions, several studies say that a rich person contributes more to the climate crisis than a poor person.
The increasing activity of US Air Force bombers is part of a concerted effort to show that those planes can fly whenever and wherever they want, the Air Force’s top officer said last week.
THE attack on the head offices of the Jang Group by charged protesters exhibits the kind of pressure that journalists in the country must work under.
The theme for the day this year will be ecosystem restoration.
Citing the recent ranking of Air Visual’s Air Quality Index that shows Lahore continues to be one of the most polluted city in the world, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan regrets the government has failed to fully implement the measures necessary to keep the city’s air quality within safe limits.
More than €48 million was invested in 125 start-ups by Enterprise Ireland last year, a record amount.
Ministers should slash Brussels red tape in the insurance market to free up £95bn of capital to turbocharge Britain’s green energy infrastructure drive.
Figures on car sales from the start of this year indicate a significant shift under way towards the purchase of electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and self-charging hybrids.